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Pointwise Aids Bid to Make World’s Fastest Bike

From the 2017 Q3 issue of The Connector: The Human Power Team is comprised of students with a shared goal: to build a highly advanced recumbent bicycle capable of breaking the world record for the fastest human alive. We will … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Lucky “Friday the 13th” Edition Software ICYMI, Digital Engineering featured the article Removing the Meshing Bottleneck in which they list seven avenues of development for simulation software that seem to be pursued by many software vendors. #4 Solution adaptation. [Full … Continue reading

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Pointwise Coming to South Korea and Germany

From the 2017 Q3 issue of The Connector: Pointwise is bringing its Let’s Talk Meshing series of events to South Korea in October and Germany in December. We will be showing how Pointwise makes CFD analysis more efficient and trouble-free, … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Lattice Boltzmann News Dassault Systemes plans to acquire Exa for about US$400 million. And in this article by Monica Schnitger we read the wonderful analogy: “think of Lattice-Boltzmann as ping pong balls and Navier-Stokes as streamers.” Numeca and FlowKit are … Continue reading

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Presentation Topics for Stuttgart Meshing Technology Conference

We look forward to meeting you in Stuttgart on 4-5 December 2017 for a conference on mesh generation for CFD with a detailed look at the techniques used in Pointwise. Six Pointwise staff will be present along with an engineer … Continue reading

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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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