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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

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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

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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

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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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