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What Does CFD Body Language Look Like?

Most of the time, my jokes are greeted with polite laughter or uncomprehending stares. Certainly no one wants them to be repeated. So when someone asked me to blog about this little cartoon I had to jump at the chance … Continue reading

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The 7 Real Stages of a CFD Project

Motivated by Hi-Tech CFD’s 7 Stages of a Typical CFD Project and inspired by the slightly more cynical 7 Stages of a Project I present… The 7 Real Stages of a CFD Project Enthusiasm: “Wow, this simulation is going to … Continue reading

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A Mesh You Can’t Resist Touching

As those of you who are long-time readers know, I am {fascinated|obsessed|kidding myself} by finding meshes in the real world. (Remember Wood Skin?) Admittedly, I sometimes push the boundaries of credulity and force you to squint and use your imagination … Continue reading

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Editorial Policy?

A reader recently asked whether Another Fine Mesh had an editorial policy and if so, what was it. Nope. Having an editorial policy would imply that AFM is some sort of journalistic endeavor. Heck, we don’t even have an editorial … Continue reading

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The Tipping Point

As I wrapped up the demo I turned around and noticed his eyes and mouth were wide open with astonishment. Picking his jaw off the table he told me the same grid I’d just made in minutes would’ve taken him … Continue reading

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The Grid is the Basis for… Everything

At the intersection of computational fluid dynamics and abstract painting you find the grid. I love these accidental alignments of perspective, when two things I enjoy come together in unforeseen ways. Engineers Are Abstract Too Let’s back up one step. … Continue reading

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Interns, Resumes, and My Sanity

Pointwise is looking to hire two interns for the summer: one for our product development team and one for our technical support team. The job postings were added to our website earlier this month and have also been posted at … Continue reading

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