OT: Super-computer studies aerodynamics of the potato chip
jhurley at infostations.com
Fri Aug 19 16:05:07 CDT 2005
This from todays NYT:
"Once the exclusive territory of nuclear weapons designers and code
breaker, ultrafast computers are increasingly being used in every day
product design. Procter & Gamble used a supercomputer to study the
airflow over its Pringles potato chips to help stop them from
fluttering off the company's assembly lines."
Today the potato chip, tomorrow the Shuttle.
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