Pointwise User Group Meeting 2014
The Pointwise User Group Meeting 2014 will soon be here – 29-30 October in Anaheim, California. To celebrate the company’s 20th anniversary the event is free – but you still have to register, please.
What’s in it for you?
- An OpenFOAM Master Class on Monday 27 October conducted by Applied CCM.
- A full day of seminars on the latest and greatest Pointwise capabilities including a preview of the new overset grid assembly feature suite and the special short course – chosen by you – on advanced structured grid generation.
- A full day of presentations on applied CFD and meshing from experts around the globe.
- Previews of what the future holds for Pointwise mesh generation.
Won’t you join us? Register today.
And now, one long list.
- Learn more about EnSight with this slide deck from CEI China.
- Kitware champions open source in the context of a recent DoE report on high performance computing.
- FEA for All blogged about Midas NFX for simulation of structures and fluids and claims it’s the “first online FEA.” [Is this correct?]
- NAFEMS is conducting a survey on the use of computer based design analysis tools. You have until 31 October to participate.
- Motorsport team Prodrive has chosen Altair’s AcuSolve for their CFD simulations.
- ParaView 4.2 is now available and includes over 200 resolved issues.
- Is D-Wave‘s quantum computer the next big thing?
- NVIDIA is seeking presenters for their next GPU Technology Conference.
- More use of CFD for data center cooling.
- XYZ Scientific released TrueGrid version 3 for mesh generation.
- Beta CAE released ANSA v15.1.2 for mesh generation.
- Go from photo to mesh using Ransen’s PhotoToMesh.
- Congratulations to FYFD for having 200,000 followers on Tumblr. That doesn’t count all the other ways to follow the blog.
- NAFEMS announced the speakers list for their multiphysics conference.
- blueCAPE released blueCFD-AIR 1.04.
- MSC Software announced MSC Apex, a “computational parts based CAE system.”
- Stanford is hosting a symposium entitled “Mathematics, Computing & Design – Where Analysis and Creativity Combine” to celebrate Antony Jameson’s 80th birthday. [I simply wonder whether I’ll be alive at age 80. To also be working at a high level like Jameson at that age would be too much to ask. Hell, to be that productive now would be a miracle for me.]
- For you visual learners, here’s a video about cubic Bezier curves.
- CFD will be used to study offshore C02 pipelines.
- Siemens PLM announced NX 10.
- Flow Science has made available the proceedings of their 2014 FLOW-3D Americas Users Conference. (Registration required.)
- Finland’s Alato University has an opening for a post doc or PhD student in fire simulation.
- Autodesk’s software is free (with an asterisk) for everyone in academia.
- Symscape shares information about Osborne Reynolds.
- The 4th International Conference on Turbulence and Interactions will be held 2-6 November 2015 in Corsica, France.
- For Tecplot users here are some Matlab to Tecplot conversion resources.
- Intelligent Light news:
- FieldView 15 is coming in October. [Sorry no URL. This news from an ad in Aerospace America.]
- There will be a webinar on analyzing the results of internal combustion engine simulations using FieldView on 28 October.
- Flow Science released FLOW-3D/MP v6.
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P.S. Please pardon the relative lack of posts in general and the rough formatting of this post in particular. It’s been a hella week, as the kids say.