Monthly Archives: May 2016

This Week in CFD

Special Memorial Day 3-Day Weekend Edition Meshing Please take 5 minutes to share your thoughts on geometry preparation and mesh generation in this survey. The results will be used as part of the basis for a panel discussion to be … Continue reading

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I’m John Stone and This Is How I Mesh

My home town of Manchester, England is notable for many reasons: the development of Graphene, Emmeline Pankhurst, Sir Joseph Whitworth (the father of precision engineering),  Rutherford’s splitting of the atom, and Alan Turing’s work at the University of Manchester, to … Continue reading

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AIAA Geometry and Mesh Generation Survey

The AIAA Meshing, Visualization, and Computational Environments technical committee is surveying the CFD community about their opinions and experiences with geometry and mesh generation prior to a panel discussion on that topic at AIAA Aviation in Washington, DC on Tuesday 14 … Continue reading

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The Connector Newsletter for 2016, 2nd Quarter

Automating Geometry and Mesh Generation for Heat Exchangers Maura Gallarotti, a master’s student at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden, used Pointwise Glyph scripting to quickly generate families of candidate heat exchanger designs and to perform parametric studies by … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Visualization CFD visualization software provider Tecplot announced their acquisition by Vela Software and the retirement of the company’s founders. [Mike Peery and Don Roberts are two of the good guys of CFD and can now enjoy some well deserved R&R. … Continue reading

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This Is How I Glyph – Airfoil Generator

It was 2008 when I began as a summer intern at Pointwise. One of the first grids I generated was an O-Grid for an airfoil. The process was so repeatable that once I had learned Glyph I immediately began scripting … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Creepy “Friday the 13th” Edition News from Pointwise For those of you with an hour to spare, a recording of this morning’s Talking CFD Live Q&A Roundtable is available on YouTube.  Yours truly was one of the panelists for a … Continue reading

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