Category Archives: Software

The Latest News in Meshing and CFD at Pointwise

In lieu of This Week in CFD and at the risk of duplicating our This Week at Pointwise newsletter, here is a quick summary of things happening at and around Pointwise in the worlds of mesh generation and CFD, from … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

In this lucky “Friday the 13th” edition we have some good, long reads on simulation driven design and the cloud, a couple non-traditional applications of CFD, and a wonderful illustration of suspended droplets. 

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CAD Interoperability and CFD Meshing Survey

We hope you will spend just a few minutes on our 9-question survey about geometry models and CFD mesh generation. It is open to everyone in the CFD community and we will share the results here after the survey closes. 

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CFD Solutions Using Pointwise Generated Grids

Students at Texas A&M University use Pointwise to generate a wide variety of mesh types to support research on various CFD solvers and applications. 

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This Week in CFD

This week’s post demonstrates the broad applicability of CFD with references to pumps, drones, scrubbers, towers, birds (as seen in this image), and more plus a must-see video from NASA. And it must be that time of year to announce … Continue reading

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Overset and Voxel Meshing in Latest Pointwise Release

Pointwise Version 18.1 is now available for download and production use. This major release brings into the product a vast suite of tools developed over a 2-year period funded by the U.S. Air Force Materiel Command.

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Laminar CFD Solutions for Boundary-Layer Stability Using Pointwise Generated Grids

Students at Texas A&M University used Pointwise in conjunction with NASA’s DPLR CFD code to investigate hypersonic boundary layer stability on the HIFiRE-5 benchmark case. 

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