Monthly Archives: September 2016

I’m Etai Carmel and This Is How I Mesh

I was raised in Hod Hasharon, a city (then a town) located in the center of Israel. My father worked next to the airport and sometimes would take me to see the airplanes, so I was always fascinated with aviation. … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Software CAESES 4.1.2 was released. This new version of Friendship Systems’ modeling and optimization software with improved adjoint CFD coupling and more. Friendship Systems also announced a partnership with Flow Science that will deliver an optimization environment to FLOW-3D users. … Continue reading

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This Is How I Glyph – Dimension Connectors From Spacings

When using 2-D T-Rex in Pointwise to resolve highly curved surfaces with anisotropic triangles—the leading edge of a wing section for example—it’s usually recommended to keep the aspect ratio of these anisotropic triangles within some limit.  We recommend an aspect … Continue reading

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I’m Chavaly Venkatesh and This Is How I Mesh

An impartial absence of malice towards any subject that didn’t involve formalin meant I could pretty much play the field on leaving school. The dice were rolled, and I found myself working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Software Congratulations to Stuart Rogers and his team at NASA Ames for the selection of Pegasus 5 as 2016 NASA Software of the Year. Pegasus 5 is used to assemble overset grids prior to simulation in an overset CFD solver. … Continue reading

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This Is How I Glyph – Uniform Unstructured Domain Refinement

Previously I wrote about a Glyph script that performs automatic grid refinement. That script starts with refining connectors, then domains, and finally blocks. For unstructured grids, domains are initialized using their bounding edges. The simple action of refining a connector, … Continue reading

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Pointwise V18 Now Available

A major new release of Pointwise for CFD mesh generation is now available for download and production use. It includes the biggest change to our core meshing technology since the addition of T-Rex for boundary layer resolving hybrid meshes in … Continue reading

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