Category Archives: Events

This Week in CFD

Why is meshing so hard? Today’s thought-provoking reading is a two-year old blog post from CFMS that asks “Why is meshing so hard?” I have often asked myself the same question and today decided – as is standard practice nowadays … Continue reading

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On Validation This week’s must-read article comes from Bill Rider on the The Regularized Singularity blog: Good Validation Practices are our Greatest Opportunity to Advance Modeling and Simulation. In it he makes the case that chasing FLOPS at this stage … Continue reading

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Top 5 Reasons to Mesh with Pointwise in Maryland

Pointwise will be hosting Efficient Meshing with Pointwise, a 1-day workshop in our Let’s Talk Meshing series of events, on 22 August in College Park, Maryland. Here are the top 5 reasons why it’s worth your time to join us. … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Software ADS CFD recently introduced mesh diagnostics. CONSELF 2.9 (browser-based CFD) includes updated meshing and more. Siemens PLM released STAR-CCM+ v12.04 which includes Design Manager, a new capability for exploring and simulating multiple variations of a design. Hanley Innovations released … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Cloud CONSELF Cloud Simulation v2.9 was released with improvements in hex meshing, modal displacement calculations, and more. ENGINEERING.com wrote a bit about Envenio’s cloud-based delivery of EXN/Aero and Pointwise. CCTech developed their simulationHub cloud-based CFD platform using Autodesk’s Forge API. … 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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