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I’m Ethan Alan Hereth and This Is How I Mesh

I often wish I had an inspiring story about how I knew from a young age that I wanted to be an engineer, or that I’ve had a lifelong love of airplanes which led me into the field of CFD, … Continue reading

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I’m Luiz Fernando Silva and This Is How I Mesh

I was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and I am the eldest of three boys. We lived in the north region of the city, called Tijuca, which is very close to America’s largest urban forest, Tijuca’s Forest. … Continue reading

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This Is How I Glyph – Splitting Multiple Connectors

  Drilling down the grid hierarchy and working directly with connectors is a surefire way to achieve the control you desire while meshing with Pointwise. A connector’s grid point distribution and dimension propagate through a multiblock structured grid system and … Continue reading

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This Is How I Glyph – Dimension Connectors From Spacings

When using 2-D T-Rex in Pointwise to resolve highly curved surfaces with anisotropic triangles—the leading edge of a wing section for example—it’s usually recommended to keep the aspect ratio of these anisotropic triangles within some limit.  We recommend an aspect … Continue reading

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This Is How I Glyph – Uniform Unstructured Domain Refinement

Previously I wrote about a Glyph script that performs automatic grid refinement. That script starts with refining connectors, then domains, and finally blocks. For unstructured grids, domains are initialized using their bounding edges. The simple action of refining a connector, … Continue reading

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This Is How I Glyph – Split Connectors At Their Intersection

Pointwise was exhibiting at AIAA’s Propulsion & Energy conference this past summer in Salt Lake City, UT when one of our users visited our booth at the conference with a question about how they could split two intersecting connectors at … Continue reading

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I’m Andrew Jefferies and This Is How I Mesh

I was born in Tucson, Arizona, to Mike and Carrie Jefferies. My life is kept in constant chaos and fun due to my three younger sisters – Audrey, Abbey, and Ashley. When I was seven years old, my family moved … Continue reading

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