I’ve been running some of the test cases with the Stanford University Unstructured (SU2, read “S-U-squared”) code to generate CFD data sets to play with. I also recently used SU2 to produce the function evaluation in a Monte Carlo demo I did recently for ME470: Uncertainty Quantification. It’s a very nice set of codes with good documentation. It’s easy to get running — both on your laptop and your cluster.
Also, it turns out that the Tecplot files produced by SU2 are surprisingly easy to work with in Hadoop. Stay tuned for some BIGDATA computations on CFD flow fields (which I hope to finish in time for SIAM CSE).