Tag Archives: geometry

Help Wanted: 5 Years of Meshing in 30 Minutes

I sure could use some help. I’ve taken on a gargantuan task that’s beyond any single person’s ability. OK, maybe just beyond my ability and my capacity. What I’d like to do is crowd-source a literature search for advancements in … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

There’s a practical way to define convergence of a CFD solution. It’s when you run out of time or budget or both. That’s what happened with this edition of This Week in CFD after a 56 day hiatus. I ran … Continue reading

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Geometry Kernel Research Selected by U.S. Air Force

Pointwise’s research proposal on the topic of providing geometry kernel support for CFD solvers was selected for negotiation by the U.S. Air Force.

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Announcing the 2nd AIAA Geometry and Mesh Generation Workshop

It’s official. The 2nd AIAA Geometry and Mesh Generation Workshop (GMGW-2) will be held the weekend prior to AIAA SciTech (5-6 January 2019) in San Diego.  This 2-day workshop will cover three meshing cases and provide forward-looking content for future … Continue reading

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CAD to FEA in Five Minutes

The March 2018 issue of Digital Engineering came across my desk the other day and one article in particular caught my attention. Written by Tony Abbey, the Siemens FEMAP with NX NASTRAN Overview, Part 2 article focused on meshing. In … Continue reading

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Project Geode, Geometry for Simulation, Now in Beta Test

Project Geode is our effort to share the core components of our geometry kernel with select partners and customers and evaluate whether it solves the oft-cited problem of geometry access from CFD and other simulation software.

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Why CAD Surface Geometry is Inexact

The fact that geometry models from a CAD system are inexact may surprise some people. But the explanation provided here by guest authors Benjamin Urick and Benjamin Marussig may be one of the most concise explanations of that fact I’ve … Continue reading

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