Author Archives: John Chawner

This Week in CFD

While it’s not for me to tell you what to watch or read, there are two must watch videos this week. The first – screenshot shown here – is a beautiful simulation of Rayleigh-Benard convection. The second is an article … Continue reading

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The Plugin SDK, Part 4: The Ultimate Guide to Writing Import and Export Plugins

The Pointwise Plugin SDK includes an API with which you can integrate meshing into your CFD process with customized file importers and exporters. Here’s how you can get – for free – the ultimate resource for writing your own plugins.

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This Week in CFD

This week’s CFD news is less inscrutable than the Great Sphinx of Giza (shown here courtesy of the must-try new tool for mesh viz in your  browser, HexLab) and includes several recently announced events, a new CFD startup (AirShaper), and … Continue reading

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Webinar: Meshing Automation and Adaptability in Pointwise V18.1

In our latest on-demand webinar, you will see demonstrated the new features added to Pointwise V18.1 including multiple independent coordinate systems, new techniques for assessing mesh quality, and more. 

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This Week in CFD

It’s time to start meshing for the 2nd AIAA Geometry and Mesh Generation Workshop and time to submit your abstract for the Pointwise User Group Meeting. Other news this week includes the PTC/ANSYS collaboration and much more. And how do … Continue reading

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Geometry Kernel Research Selected by U.S. Air Force

Pointwise’s research proposal on the topic of providing geometry kernel support for CFD solvers was selected for negotiation by the U.S. Air Force.

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Announcing the 2nd AIAA Geometry and Mesh Generation Workshop

It’s official. The 2nd AIAA Geometry and Mesh Generation Workshop (GMGW-2) will be held the weekend prior to AIAA SciTech (5-6 January 2019) in San Diego.  This 2-day workshop will cover three meshing cases and provide forward-looking content for future … Continue reading

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