Category Archives: Applications

This Week in CFD

Applications Back in 1995 it was thought that “automotive design and engineering could be paperless within three years.” Tossing aside the quaint idea of “paperless,” the article Engineering revolution: CAD/CAE advancements changing vehicle development illustrates how the intervening decades have … Continue reading

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Pointwise Aids in Aerospike Nozzle Analysis

From the 2017 Q1 issue of The Connector: Aerospike rocket nozzles offer increased efficiency over a wider operating pressure range than traditional nozzles. In this study, we compare CFD and experimental predictions of aerospike nozzle thrust for varying pressure ratios … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Software Kitware released ParaView 5.3.0 with support for multiple core computers, improved rendering, and more. Elysium will be providing a CAD translation and healing solution to Lemma for the latter’s use in their CAE preprocessing. Spatial has added Distene’s tet … Continue reading

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Subscribe to The Connector

Have you had a chance yet to read the latest issue of our email newsletter, The Connector, that was published a little more than a week ago? You can subscribe to receive The Connector in your inbox automatically as soon … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

ASSESS The ASSESS Initiative‘s website is now live. Quoting from their website, ASSESS “is a broad reaching multi-industry initiative with a primary goal to facilitate a revolution of enablement that will vastly increase the availability and utility of engineering simulation, … Continue reading

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The Connector Newsletter for 2017 Q1

The 2017 1st quarter issue of our The Connector newsletter is now available on our website at http://www.pointwise.com/theconnector/2017-Q1. This issue features articles on Pointwise Aids Aerospike Nozzle Design Numerical Investigation of a Pick-and-Place Machine Upcoming CFD Workshops: Geometry and Meshing … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Applications and Events CFD investigation of the flowfield in a swimmer’s wake. (Registration required.) The 2nd OpenFOAM French Users Meeting will be held on 21-22 March 2017 at the ISAT Engineering School. [Please pardon any factual errors due to my … Continue reading

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