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AIAA Recommended Practice

As part of its role as a sub-committee of the AIAA CFD Committee on Standards external link, the CGNS Steering Committee was involved in the development of the AIAA Recommended Practice for recording and recovering computer data associated with the numerical solution of the equations of fluid dynamics. The Recommended Practice consists of the CGNS Standard Interface Data Structures (SIDS) document, reformatted to conform to AIAA's requirements.

Although outdated, the current AIAA Recommended Practice (corresponding to CGNS Version 2.4) is available as an outdated PDF file (1.01M, 200 pages; copyright AIAA, made available here by permission).