Author Archives: John Chawner

25 Years of CFD Meshing

While you were enjoying your day off yesterday, Pointwise silently turned 25 years old. We had already celebrated with a lot of you at the reception we hosted at AIAA Aviation this summer in Dallas. (If only that rainstorm hadn’t … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

The past two weeks have yielded two “must see” CFD articles. The first is on the data management and visualization aspects of using pressure sensitive paint in wind tunnel testing of NASA’s Space Launch System. The second delves into splines … Continue reading

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Meet Michael Honke, Our Intern for the Fall Semester

A few weeks ago we welcomed Michael Honke to Pointwise’s Product Development team. Michael is currently completing a masters in computer science at the University of Waterloo. 

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This Week in CFD

ICYMI (and how could you), we begin this week’s round up of CFD and CAE news with articles about PTC’s announcment that they will acquire Onshape and bring the latter’s “CAD as a service” alongside Creo and their other “on … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

This week’s CFD news includes an amazing simulation of a Mars lander done with FUN3D and a couple of interesting job openings from our friends at Siemens. And from the world of unique CFD applications comes the one shown here … Continue reading

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Linking Mesh, Geometry, and CFD – MeshLink

At next week’s International Meshing Roundtable in Buffalo, I’ll be presenting an update on work being done by Nick Wyman and our Applied Research team on something we call MeshLink. The project is all about devising a method for giving … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Lots of applied CFD in this week’s roundup of news and notes. And because it’s Friday, the app featured here is a screen shot from a video of pouring a beer (simulated using FLOW-3D). There’s a long-ish article on turbulence … Continue reading

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