Author Archives: John Chawner

This Week in CFD

Did you catch the CFD shown on-air during the Super Bowl broadcast? It’s included in this week’s roundup of CFD news. And there are a few bigger science issues such as why airplanes fly, viscous heat, and exactly how old … Continue reading

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ORCA Surfboard Goes From CFD to the Waves

Do you remember our case study from a couple of years ago where our friends at CRAFT Tech used Pointwise as part of a tool chain to optimize the performance of a big wave surfboard? Well that surfboard, called ORCA, … Continue reading

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Pointwise Enables Revolutionary Building Construction

Pointwise is broadly recognized as a leader in CFD (computational fluid dynamics) meshing but how about as a leader in enabling 3D printing of large-scale structures? Using Pointwise for structured mesh generation enables Branch Technology to increase reliability of their … Continue reading

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CFD 2030 and High Performance Computing

At AIAA SciTech 2020, the CFD 2030 Integration Committee hosted a Forum 360 discussion on the topic of High Performance Computing’s Impact on Aerospace Prediction. The blue ribbon panel included representatives from NASA, the DoE, the DoD, and the aircraft … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

For this last roundup of CFD news for January we find several job announcements, new software releases, interesting articles about meshing, and my favorite, “must see” CFD image of 2020 so far. The image here shows how Branch Technology 3D … Continue reading

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Open Position in the Field of Discrete Geometry

Pointwise is seeking to add a Software Engineer to our product development team specifically in the area of computational geometry, especially discrete geometry. Experience with C++ programming is highly desirable.

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This Week in CFD

The most spectacular post of the week is ANSYS’ announcement of the winners of their annual hall of fame competition. You really need to check out the fantastic simulations submitted by the winners and finalists. There are also a lot … Continue reading

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