November 5, 2008

Supercomputer Makes A Big Impact At Audi

Nicole Hemsoth

Supercomputing used to perform crash test simulations has become a critical technology for automaker Audi.

When Christopher Rhody starts a crash test, everything stays nice and quiet. No loud crashing noises, no broken glass and no bent fenders. The Audi employee responsible for developing side and head protection simulates crash situations on a computer. New supercomputers now make these crash simulations even more precise and realistic.

Full story at The Auto Channel

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