Category Archives: Applications

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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This Week in CFD

Now might be a time to touch all your header files and kickoff a “make” to rebuild your entire project because this is a LONG post, the result of letting things build-up for weeks. Make FUN3D Run Faster This may … Continue reading

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Mesh Generation for the NASA HL-CRM

From the 2017 Q1 issue of The Connector: Pointwise is supporting two AIAA workshops (the 3rd High Lift Prediction and the 1st Geometry and Mesh Generation Workshop) to be held prior to AIAA Aviation in June 2017. We generated several … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

News Is the sky really falling? A DoE and NSA report fears the U.S. may lose its lead in HPC within a decade. On the other hand, the article’s author thinks chasing an arbitrary milestone like exascale isn’t as optimal … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Reading & Events Cambashi and intrinSIM have worked together for market research in the form of the Cambashi CAE Observatory with information on 470 non-EDA firms. They place the worldwide market for simulation software at nearly $5.4 billion. I haven’t … Continue reading

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Pointwise Visits Branch Tech for 3-D Printing Fun

Dr. Steve Karman from our applied research team recently visited Branch Technology in Chattanooga to see their 3-D printing robots and learn more about their patented freeform, 3-D printing technology called Cellular Fabrication (TM). Steve’s host at Branch was Dr. … Continue reading

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Numerical Investigation of a Pick-and-Place Machine

From the 2017 Q1 issue of The Connector: Students at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden investigated the performance of a pick-and-place machine using CFD. Pointwise was used to perform a grid refinement study for a static simulation where … Continue reading

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