Monthly Archives: September 2015

Pointwise V17.3 R4 Now Available

Pointwise Version 17.3 R4 is now available for download and production use. In addition to many bug fixes, this version is compatible with three new file formats. The open source PyFR advection-diffusion solver from the Vincent Lab, Department of Aeronautics, … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

News FluiDyna has added nanoFluidX (particle-based simulation) and ultraFluidX (Lattice-Boltzmann) to Altair’s Partner Alliance. Onshape, “the first and only full-cloud 3D CAD system,”  has gained another $80 million investment, bringing their total to $144 million. Monica Schnitger comments on this … Continue reading

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The Connector: Sep/Oct 2015 Issue

 University of South Florida Races with Pointwise The University of South Florida’s Formula SAE racing team, USF Racing, placed 6th overall out of more than 80 teams competing at the Formula SAE competition in Lincoln, Nebraska in June 2015. It … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Pointwise Pointwise’s Dr. Steve Karman will participate in a webinar hosted by the Centre for Modeling and Simulation (CFMS) on 21 September to discuss high order CFD technologies. Dr. Peter Vincent from Imperial College London will also participate in the … Continue reading

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I’m David Garlisch and This Is How I Mesh

I am one of the software developers here at Pointwise. I wouldn’t dare call myself a mesher. However, I dabble enough to get the software job done. Without giving an exact date, I was born in the West suburbs of … Continue reading

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8 Questions with Chris Sideroff of Applied CCM Canada

Chris Sideroff is the owner and principal director at Applied CCM Canada (www.appliedccm.ca). Applied CCM Canada is the Canadian distributor for Pointwise, offers OpenFOAM-based development and support services, and is the primary developer of the OpenFOAM derivative, Caelus. What do … Continue reading

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Impressions From the Third OpenVSP Workshop

The use of computer-aided design (CAD) software is particularly ill-suited during conceptual design where product development tends to be very open-ended and large changes to the geometry definition are typically required in order to explore a vast design space.  Organizations … Continue reading

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