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This Week in CFD

News & Views Aviation Week and AIAA have identified this year’s 20 Twenties, outstanding students who are emerging as aerospace leaders. [Is your alma mater represented?] DEVELOP3D shares more information about the photo-realistic simulation images from STAR-CCM+. Visualizing Data presents … Continue reading

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This Is How I Glyph – Helical Connectors

I’m Brian Mack and This Is How I Glyph. My internship with Pointwise kicked-off this past spring while I was finishing up the spring semester of my junior year at the University of Texas at Arlington. My first assignment was to … Continue reading

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This is How I Glyph – Aircraft Mesher

Continuing in a similar vein as Travis’ earlier example where he introduces the very first Glyph script he wrote that creates NACA-4 series airfoils directly in Pointwise, this week’s This Is How I Glyph entry introduces my very first attempt at Glyph scripting with AircraftMesher.glf.  The … Continue reading

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I’m John Chawner and This Is How I Mesh

Meshing has been very, very good to me.  Who’s me? And what do I do? I’m an engineer by education, a programmer by practice, and now I mostly enjoy meeting and learning from interesting people. I suppose I should begin … Continue reading

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I’m Rick Matus and This Is How I Mesh

I grew up as an air force brat, so moving around the country was a feature of my younger days. I was born in San Antonio and also lived in Abilene, Big Spring, and Waco in Texas, Tampa Florida, Pemberton … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Visualization FieldView 15.1 is now available and includes surface flow lines and animated particle paths. EnSight 10.1.5.a is now available and includes threaded pathlines. A special thanks to our friends at Mentor Graphics for remembering their American cousins on July … Continue reading

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5 Questions to Ask When Shopping for a Grid Generator

Grid generation is the most important step in the CFD process. Without a grid, you cannot even perform a CFD simulation. Even meshless methods require a grid, also known as a lattice. Grid generation sits at a very critical stage … Continue reading

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