Author Archives: John Chawner

This Week in CFD

*** Lucky Friday the 13th Edition *** Software Tecplot released Tecplot 360 2017 for CFD visualization including a Python API. You can read more about PyTecplot on the company’s blog. OpenVSP 3.10.0, the parametric aircraft geometry tool, was released. Looking … Continue reading

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Rotorcraft Hub Wake Analysis Using Overset Meshes

From the 2016 Q4 issue of The Connector: Researchers at Pennsylvania State University’s Applied Research Laboratory share an overview of their ongoing work involving overset grid CFD simulations of an incompressible rotorcraft hub they performed using the overset meshing tools … Continue reading

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Summer Internships at Pointwise

Are you a college student majoring in engineering, computer science, or something similar? Do you have an interest in CFD and mesh generation? An internship at Pointwise might be a great way to spend your summer. We have three open … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

*** Last Post of 2016 *** Software RealFlow introduced RealFlow 10. [And the video of its features is amazing.] Doyub Kim published Fluid Engine Development: a book, website, and source code. Disney, sugar, and CGI (aka poly-disperse granular media). Envenio updated … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

*** Special Christmas Eve Eve Day Edition *** Software Intelligent Light announced the release of FieldView 16.1 for CFD results visualization and postprocessing and including the most resolved issues and feature requests in any recent FieldView release. See video below. … Continue reading

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Mesh with Pointwise at AIAA SciTech 2017

AIAA SciTech 2017 (formally known as the AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition) will be held in Pointwise’s backyard this coming January, just north of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in the city of Grapevine, Texas. Because of the locality, … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Software Dassault Systemes acquired Next Limit Dynamics, makers of the XFlow Lattice Boltzmann CFD solver. Tecplot RS 2016 R2 was released for visualization of reservoir simulation results and includes many new capabilities including a debugger for macros. See image below. … Continue reading

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