Monthly Archives: January 2014

This Week in CFD

Software CEI announced that CPFD Software will bundle their EnSight software with CPFD’s Barracuda for visualization of computational particle fluid dynamics solutions of fluidized reactors. In a related blog post, CEI shares examples of Barracuda solutions visualized in EnSight. Also … Continue reading

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AIAA SciTech Recap

With everyone home and all caught up with work, now is probably a good time to sit back, relax, and reflect on AIAA SciTech (Science and Technology Forum and Exposition) which was held a couple weeks ago in National Harbor, Maryland. … Continue reading

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Plugin How-To – Adding Solver Attributes

Manipulating the Pointwise Grid Model from within a CAE plugin can be a little confusing. This leads to customers contacting our Support Team with a plugin development question that starts with the phrase “How do I…?” As always, our Support … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Stanford Updates SU2 The Aerospace Design Lab at Stanford University last week announced a new release of their open source CFD code, SU2. This new version, called “Eagle” or v3.0, is focused on detailed RANS validation and accuracy improvements. In … Continue reading

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Interns, Resumes, and My Sanity

Pointwise is looking to hire two interns for the summer: one for our product development team and one for our technical support team. The job postings were added to our website earlier this month and have also been posted at … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

News in Brief In case you missed it here and other places, a researcher claims to proven the existence of a strong and unique solution to the Navier-Stokes equations. Only time [and people much smarter than I] will tell whether … Continue reading

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Navier-Stokes Equations Solved?

Have you seen this? A news website in Kazakhstan ( is reporting that Mukhtarbai Otelbayev from the Eurasian National University has proved that the Navier Stokes equations have a strong unique solution. If verified, Otelbayev has solved one of the Clay … Continue reading

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