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Meshing Challenges from a Commercial Software Perspective

From the 2017 Q3 issue of The Connector: Challenges in mesh generation were aptly described in the NASA CFD Vision 2030 Study. A quote from the study’s executive summary is “Mesh generation and adaptivity continue to be significant bottlenecks in … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Software CPFD released Barracuda 17.2 for fluidized bed reactor simulations. ZephyCFD v.17 was released for simulation of wind farms. FEATool 1.7 was released with multi-simulation capabilities. Beta CAE released v18.0.0 of their software suite, including a new product for simulation … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

All Things ANSYS I doubt anyone will argue that the biggest CFD news item this week was ANSYS’ launch of ANSYS Discovery Live, a new product line 3-years in the making (launched as a “technology preview”) that promises “real-time” simulation. … Continue reading

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A Book Review: Delaunay Mesh Generation & Finite Element Mesh Generation

Reproduced below with the permission of SIAM Review is the review of two mesh generation texts co-authored by Tim Tautges and myself. This article originally appeared in SIAM Review, 59(3), 681-699, ISSN (print) 0036-1445, ISSN (online) 1095-7200. The permalink to … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

News The ASSESS Initiative (Analysis, Simulation, and Systems Engineering Software Strategies) has launched a Simulation Business Challenges Survey in advance of this year’s congress to deepen our understanding of the current state of practice. Please take time to complete the … Continue reading

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Another Intern Farewell: Brian Ta

As the start of the academic year approaches, we continue to experience an outflow of interns. The latest departure was Brian Ta who worked on our Product Development team. Brian contributed to a new feature for Pointwise that we’re very … Continue reading

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The Connector Newsletter for 2017 Q3

The 2017 3rd quarter issue of our The Connector newsletter is now available on our website at www.pointwise.com/theconnector/2017-Q3. This issue features articles on Meshing Challenges from a Commercial Software Perspective Pointwise Coming to South Korea and Germany Pointwise Aids Bid to Make World’s … Continue reading

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