Tag Archives: CAE

I’m Chavaly Venkatesh and This Is How I Mesh

An impartial absence of malice towards any subject that didn’t involve formalin meant I could pretty much play the field on leaving school. The dice were rolled, and I found myself working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at … Continue reading

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Plugin How-To – Porting an existing Plugin to a New SDK

Creating a Pointwise CAE plugin can be a little confusing. This leads to customers contacting our Support Team with a plugin development question that starts with the phrase “How do I…?” As always, our Support Team is happy to help you with … Continue reading

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Plugin How-To – Adding Solver Attributes

Manipulating the Pointwise Grid Model from within a CAE plugin can be a little confusing. This leads to customers contacting our Support Team with a plugin development question that starts with the phrase “How do I…?” As always, our Support … Continue reading

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Plugin How-To – Obtaining Face Counts

Using the Pointwise Grid Model from within a plugin can be a little confusing. This leads to customers calling our support team with a plugin question that starts with the phrase “How do I…?“ While many of these inquiries can … Continue reading

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Creating a CAE Plugin – Understanding The Pointwise Grid Model API (Part 2)

This post will cover the structured Pointwise grid model (PWGM). In Part 1 of Understanding The Pointwise Grid Model API, I covered the unstructured Pointwise grid model. If you have not done so already, I suggest you read Part 1 … Continue reading

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Creating a CAE Plugin – Understanding the Pointwise Grid Model API (Part 1)

The main purpose of a CAE plugin is to export a grid model. To do this, the plugin must convert the grid data as represented by Pointwise into a format supported by the solver the plugin is targeting. To do … Continue reading

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Printing Grids in 3D

Those of you who attended the 2011 Pointwise User Group Meeting may remember that our company president, John Chawner, mentioned during his closing statements how nice it would be to have the ability to print your grids in 3D. That … Continue reading

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