Category Archives: Applications

For All Intensive Purposes, We Use the Acronym CAD Incorrectly

Now that I have your attention through deliberate (and all too common) misuse of the phrase “for all intents and purposes,” let’s talk about computer aided design and geometry models. 

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Where’s My This Week in CFD?

The most recent edition of This Week in CFD was published on 28 September. Rest assured, there has been a lot of activity in the world of CFD in the intervening weeks. What there hasn’t been is any time to … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

It’s purely coincidental that the week we release Pointwise’s high-order meshing capability is also the week that ExaFLOW shares some of their high-order CFD work. And this week’s news is chock full of cool CFD applications from ship hulls, to … Continue reading

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4 Motivations for Better Boundary Layer Meshing

Power to the users! You won’t find it plastered around the office, but you can be sure that it’s top of mind here at Pointwise. While the latest release includes more “push-button” solutions in our effort to make meshing invisible, … Continue reading

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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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