Monthly Archives: July 2012

This Week in CFD

Pointwise User Group Meeting 2013 Pointwise announced that our Pointwise User Group Meeting 2013 will be held in Fort Worth, Texas on 19-20 March. The first day of the event will be dedicated to in-depth, hands-on training with the latest … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Isogeometric Research Wins Award Research on isogeometric analysis won the 6th John Argyris Award for best paper by a young researcher at the 10th World Congress on Computational Mechanics. Dominik Schillinger, who conducted his research at the Institute for Computational … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Call for Participation: The CFD Experiment The CFD community has mostly been sitting on the fence when it comes to cloud computing, doing nothing except debating its potential. Or so say Wolfgang Gentzsch and Burak Yenier, organizers of The CFD … Continue reading

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Debunking Myths About Pointwise Meshing

There seems to be some confusion out there about Gridgen and Pointwise and their relative capabilities. Specifically, some people think Gridgen only generates structured grids and Pointwise generates only unstructured meshes. That’s simply not true. Pointwise meshes everything Gridgen does … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

New Forums at CFD Online While not all new this week, the folks at CFD Online have added several discussion forums recently. CFD Freelancers – If you’re looking for short-term help on a CFD project here’s where you’d post your … Continue reading

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Accuracy, Convergence and Mesh Quality

[This article was first published in the May/June 2012 issue of The Connector. It was so popular there it’s reposted here to reach a broader audience.] “We know embarrassingly little about how the mesh affects the CFD solution,” said Prof. … Continue reading

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