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Tag Archives: aircraft design
This is How I Glyph – Aircraft Mesher
Continuing in a similar vein as Travis’ earlier example where he introduces the very first Glyph script he wrote that creates NACA-4 series airfoils directly in Pointwise, this week’s This Is How I Glyph entry introduces my very first attempt at Glyph scripting with AircraftMesher.glf. The … Continue reading
Posted in Applications, Software Tagged aircraft design, automation, CFD, GitHub, Glyph, Let's Talk Meshing, mesh generation, Pointwise, scripting, Tcl/Tk, This Is How I Glyph 7 Comments
I’m John Dreese and This Is How I Mesh
I was a fortunate kid. My parents encouraged me to follow my interests which tended towards airplanes at a young age. I eventually attended The Ohio State University where I earned both a Bachelors and Master’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering. … Continue reading
Posted in People & Places Tagged aircraft design, Boeing, EnSight, Fluent, Lockheed, meshing, NASA, OpenFOAM, ParaView, Pointwise, structured, support, Tecplot, This Is How I Mesh 2 Comments
Impressions From the Third OpenVSP Workshop
The use of computer-aided design (CAD) software is particularly ill-suited during conceptual design where product development tends to be very open-ended and large changes to the geometry definition are typically required in order to explore a vast design space. Organizations … Continue reading
Posted in Events Tagged aircraft design, automation, CAD, Glyph, meshing, OpenVSP, T-Rex, training, workshop Leave a comment
CFD Highlights from the 50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting
The Meshing, Visualization and Computing Environments (MVCE) Technical Committee has been working to develop a priori mesh quality metrics. A recent session at the 50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting in Nashville, TN was held so members of the committee could present their findings. The … Continue reading
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