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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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This Week in CFD

ASSESS The ASSESS Initiative‘s website is now live. Quoting from their website, ASSESS “is a broad reaching multi-industry initiative with a primary goal to facilitate a revolution of enablement that will vastly increase the availability and utility of engineering simulation, … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Applications and Events CFD investigation of the flowfield in a swimmer’s wake. (Registration required.) The 2nd OpenFOAM French Users Meeting will be held on 21-22 March 2017 at the ISAT Engineering School. [Please pardon any factual errors due to my … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Computing A Cray SVP makes supercomputing predictions for 2017. Regarding the cloud, 2017 will be “partly cloudy.” [This might be another supercomputing prediction but…] Inside HPC reports that China will develop an exascale computer by the end of 2017. [And … 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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I’m Etai Carmel and This Is How I Mesh

I was raised in Hod Hasharon, a city (then a town) located in the center of Israel. My father worked next to the airport and sometimes would take me to see the airplanes, so I was always fascinated with aviation. … 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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