Tag Archives: CFD

I’m Charles Schnake and This Is How I Mesh

I grew up in the woods just outside of a small logging town called Philomath, Oregon. My friends and I would run around the forest building tree forts, playing paintball, and getting poison oak. My father was an engineer by … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Christopher Reed

I said goodbye to a friend today.

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I’m Sebastian Desand and This Is How I Mesh

I was born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden, the country most famous for Ikea, Abba and Ingrid Bergman. This is still where I live with my wife, two kids and two cats. I do travel quite often within Europe, but … Continue reading

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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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