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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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Join Us in Daejeon for a Workshop on Marine Applications of CFD Mesh Generation

We invite you to join us on 16 October 2017 in Daejeon, South Korea for the workshop Efficient Meshing with Pointwise. There is no fee for the workshop but registration is required. The core of the workshop will consist of … 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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Meshing Books Reviewed in SIAM Review

I’m happy to share with you the publication in SIAM Review (Vol. 59, Issue 3, pp. 693-699, ISSN (online): 1095-7200) of a review, co-authored by Tim Tautges from Siemens and myself, of two mesh generation textbooks. A screen capture of … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Pointwise Events Join Pointwise in Stuttgart on 4-5 December for the Pointwise Meshing Technology Conference, a deep dive into our technology for geometry modeling; high-order, structured and unstructured meshing; and lessons learned about mesh effects on CFD results from our … Continue reading

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New Issue of The Connector Coming Next Week

The 2017 Q3 issue of our email newsletter, The Connector, is due to be published next week. Subscribe today for an email notification when it is ready to view.  

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