Author Archives: John Chawner

View and Examine Virtually Any Mesh – For Free

Have you ever been given a mesh file but had no way to look at it or evaluate some of its quality metrics? The Pointwise Viewer provides precisely that functionality and is available for free. How about starting the new … Continue reading

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CFD 2030 at AIAA SciTech

Start the new year off right with a healthy dose of the CFD Vision 2030 at AIAA SciTech where there will be a special session of invited papers followed by a panel session, both on the topic of grand challenge … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Pointwise’s Tutorial Tuesday

You may have heard us (and others) promote something called Tutorial Tuesday. Exactly what it is and how can it benefit you? Let’s just say there’s lots of good information out there shared in bite-sized pieces. Read on for the … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

This week’s This Week in CFD is 2020’s last hurrah and while we tried to include everything, we ran out of time. LOTS of event news as though people are anxious to begin meeting in-person. (Let’s face it – online … Continue reading

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Case Study: A New Mesh Adaptation Procedure That Really Works

Pointwise and ISimQ developed an efficient adaptation procedure for effective control of discretization error on real-world cases that adapts to underlying geometry while still efficiently resolving the mesh with high aspect ratios in boundary layers. Shown here are results computed … Continue reading

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