Category Archives: Applications

This Week in CFD

Everyone in CFD is hiring, or so it seems. Four companies, including Pointwise, are advertising for open positions and there certainly are others. Did CFD visualization need rethinking? Ceetron thinks so. And high-order, curve mesh generation is now available in … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

It must be the season for CFD contests as ANSYS just opened submissions for their hall of fame, EDEM announced winners of their viz contest, and there’s still time to enter your mesh for Pointwise’s The Meshy. Maybe as a … Continue reading

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Motorsport with Wings: Red Bull Air Race

The Red Bull Air Race returns to Fort Worth in November 2018 to host their season finale at Texas Motor Speedway. If you’re an aviation nerd and haven’t witnessed this event, I highly recommend you get some tickets and come … Continue reading

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Mesh Resolution: Bringing Order to Coarse, Medium, Fine

The 2nd AIAA Geometry and Mesh Generation Workshop is taking the qualitative out of mesh resolution by adopting a quantitative definition that will evolve as we move toward the vision of CFD in the year 2030. 

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This Week in CFD

In this end-of-summer edition of This Week in CFD we see several outstanding examples of applied CFD including a heart valve done with STAR-CCM+, a tuna done with SC/Tetra, and certification by CFD using FUN3D. And then there’s this simulation … Continue reading

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Workshop on Wind Energy and Marine Applications of CFD and Meshing

Pointwise will be in Hamburg, Germany on 18 September for a 1-day workshop on reliable CFD simulations for marine and wind energy applications.  You will learn how meshing impacts both the accuracy of your results and the efficiency of your … Continue reading

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Ten Gallons of Research: Spencer Owen’s Internship

Spencer Owen spent the summer on our Applied Research team working on new technology that’s still a version or two away from release. He made two new features quite a bit more robust through his testing and feedback.

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