Author Archives: John Chawner

This Week in CFD

News and Jobs Today is International Women in Engineering Day. How about using the hashtag #INWED17 on Twitter to tell everyone about the women engineers in your organization? Altair wants to hire a solver development engineer. Areva, based in Washington … Continue reading

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Big Wave Surfboard Optimization

From the 2017 Q2 issue of The Connector: Working with one of the world’s top big wave board shapers, engineers at CRAFT Tech have applied computational fluid dynamics (CFD) within a design optimization process, employing a genetic algorithm to evolve … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Cloud CONSELF Cloud Simulation v2.9 was released with improvements in hex meshing, modal displacement calculations, and more. ENGINEERING.com wrote a bit about Envenio’s cloud-based delivery of EXN/Aero and Pointwise. CCTech developed their simulationHub cloud-based CFD platform using Autodesk’s Forge API. … Continue reading

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The Connector Newsletter for 2017 Q2

The 2017 2nd quarter issue of our The Connector newsletter is now available on our website at http://www.pointwise.com/theconnector/2017-Q2. This issue features articles on Big Wave Surfboard Optimization Looking Ahead Three Versions: New Meshing Capabilities Meet Us at AIAA Aviation Forum … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Good Reading The Philosophy of Simulation Software Development was a headline certain to get my attention. In the article, MSC Software’s VP of product development writes that “product development is about the connectedness of different departments within an organization” and … Continue reading

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Graphics Improvements in Pointwise V18.0 R3

Pointwise Version 18.0 R3 was recently released with several graphics improvements among other new features. The most significant of these upgrades are: Transparency (0-100%) is now an attribute that can be applied to the display of curve and surface entities. … Continue reading

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