Author Archives: John Rhoads

Upcoming visit to San Francisco

Pointwise will be attending the American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics conference in two weeks’ time. At the conference, I will be presenting some of my work on quantifying the impact of grid type on solution accuracy (end of … Continue reading

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FOAM meshing

Last week I had the opportunity to meet some great people doing excellent work in open source CFD. Our hosts at the University of Zagreb were extremely welcoming, and I had a great time getting to know the students and … Continue reading

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See our grid for aeroacoustic simulations at the BANC-III Workshop

Pointwise will be presenting recent results obtained by colleagues at NASA Langley from aeroacoustic simulations of a nose landing gear assembly as part of the BANC-III workshop preceding the AIAA Aviation conference in Atlanta, GA. For this collaboration, Pointwise provided … Continue reading

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9th Annual OpenFOAM Workshop

Pointwise will be participating in the upcoming OpenFOAM workshop hosted in Zagreb, Croatia from June 23 – 26, 2014. The flexibility of OpenFOAM provided a great platform to carry out a number of simple grid studies, and I will be … Continue reading

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Pointwise at 2013 APS DFD

After three busy days (and a hiatus for Thanksgiving), the American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics conference (APS DFD) in Pittsburgh, PA has come to a close. Over 2,700 attendees braved the wintry weather to come and share their work … Continue reading

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I’m the New Guy: John Rhoads

Since this is my first contribution to Another Fine Mesh, allow me to introduce myself. My name is John Rhoads and I joined the Pointwise team in August of this year. Before coming to Pointwise, I was completing my graduate … Continue reading

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