Tag Archives: CFD

Discover Meshing Best-Practices in Pointwise for Propulsion Aerodynamics Applications

Meshing remains somewhat of an art. Engineers tend to spend a significant amount of time generating grids, while mathematicians develop more advanced algorithms that may end up being exercised on meshes inappropriate for a given application. A mesh that provides … Continue reading

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The Plugin SDK, Part 4: The Ultimate Guide to Writing Import and Export Plugins

The Pointwise Plugin SDK includes an API with which you can integrate meshing into your CFD process with customized file importers and exporters. Here’s how you can get – for free – the ultimate resource for writing your own plugins.

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The Plugin SDK, Part 3: Structured Grid Import – New in Pointwise V18.1

The Pointwise Plugin SDK was updated with the release of V18.1 to include grid import capability. This third post in a 4-part series provides details about how to write a structured grid importer. Previous posts have detailed unstructured grid import … Continue reading

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The Plugin SDK, Part 2: Unstructured Grid Import – New in Pointwise V18.1

In this second post of a four-part series you will read the details about how to use the new import API in the Pointwise Plugin SDK to write an importer for unstructured grid data. 

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The Plugin SDK, Part 1 – Updates in Pointwise V18.1

Pointwise’s Plugin SDK now includes an API with which you can write structured and unstructured grid importers. In addition, the existing functionality for structured and unstructured export to CAE formats has been improved. These updates are introduced in Part 1 … Continue reading

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I’m Tom Chan and This Is How I Mesh

I consider myself a true Seattle native, but I was born in South Vietnam. At the time, my parents were living in a thriving Chinese community in Saigon (now Ho Chi Minh City). We were fortunate enough to leave in … Continue reading

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I’m Joe Walsh and This Is How I Mesh

I started my engineering analysis activities after graduating with a bachelor’s degree from Milwaukee School of Engineering in Architectural Engineering (a long time ago) where my focus was on structural analysis. I spent the first 8+ years of my career … Continue reading

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