Category Archives: Applications

This Week in CFD

This week’s CFD news leads with a summary of some of the cool CFD-related events going on at next summer’s AIAA Aviation include special sessions focused on quantifying the effects of the mesh on a CFD solution. Three separate events … Continue reading

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How Our Interns Spent the Summer of 2019

Summer is over and students have returned to school. That includes our summer 2019 interns. But before leaving us, they produced some great work that you’ll all experience for yourself in future versions of Pointwise. From coding to scripting to … Continue reading

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Webinar: Mesh Strategies for the FDA Benchmark Centrifugal Blood Pump

On October 1st, join Pointwise and Applied CCM for a live webinar in which we explore the effect of meshing strategy on simulation efficiency and accuracy for an FDA benchmark case involving a centrifugal blood pump. Performance of a multiblock … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

The last two weeks of CFD news have produced a plethora of cool CFD applications from flow over landing gear to turbulence interacting with shock waves to HVAC as shown here (an ANSYS Discovery Live simulation from Leap Australia). Plus, … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

This week’s CFD news is dominated by applications of all sorts, from cars, cars, cars, to boats, filtration (Vee Bee’s strainer shown here), rockets, ducting, and skyscrapers. There’s also plenty of event news from CAESES, Metacomp, OpenFOAM, ENGYS, and Pointwise … Continue reading

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High-Order, Curved Meshes for More Accurate CFD Solutions

It is a relatively simple concept: the higher a mesh’s fidelity, the more accurate the solution, and the more accurate the solution, the lower the program uncertainty and expense. As with many such concepts, however, implementation is not so simple … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

If you’re a fan of head-to-head comparisons of CFD codes, this week’s CFD news includes Resolved Analytics’ look at Fluent vs. STAR-CCM+. And if you’re a fan of hard-hitting comparisons of CAD software, you’ll find a look at SolidWorks vs. … Continue reading

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