Author Archives: John Chawner

This Week in CFD

This week’s news includes a couple of tantalizing meshing papers (including the work of Li and Barbic shown to the right). In addition, several conferences and events have been added to the calendar. 

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This Week in CFD

There’s an article you must read this week from the SimCenter blog about Formula 1 aerodynamics and STAR-CCM+. Very cool, very enjoyable, and a great body of work. The rest of the news, due to time constraints, is unformatted and … Continue reading

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Mesh Import Plugins – New in Pointwise V18.1

With the new Grid Import API in Pointwise Version 18.1’s Plugin SDK, you can now read virtually any mesh file into the software. 

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CAD Interoperability and CFD Meshing Survey

We hope you will spend just a few minutes on our 9-question survey about geometry models and CFD mesh generation. It is open to everyone in the CFD community and we will share the results here after the survey closes. 

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This Week in CFD

This week’s CFD news includes many people-oriented items including a podcast about women in CFD, a profile of a weather simulation researcher, the launch of an open-source CFD society, and the call for papers for a mesh generation user’s conference … Continue reading

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Web-Based Documentation – New in Pointwise V18.1

In this first in a series of “New in Pointwise V18.1” posts you’ll learn about the software’s web-based user documentation and online help.

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This Week in CFD

This week features updates on many CFD-related events and a deep article on predicting where CFD will be in 2030.  The image to the right is from that article on the TENZOR blog and shows an LES simulation using an … Continue reading

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