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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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This Week in CFD

Special “I Wish I Had More Time” Edition Pointwise asks you to complete a brief survey on your use of CAD geometry for meshing. A small thank-you gift is involved. Onshape’s Jon Hirschtick shares thoughts on the history of CAD … Continue reading

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I’m John Steinbrenner and This Is How I Mesh

I was born and raised in Parma, OH, a blue-collar suburb of Cleveland coincidentally less than 10 miles from John Chawner’s hometown of Rocky River.  I was the first in my family to attend college, but was followed by my … Continue reading

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I’m John Dreese and This Is How I Mesh

I was a fortunate kid. My parents encouraged me to follow my interests which tended towards airplanes at a young age. I eventually attended The Ohio State University where I earned both a Bachelors and Master’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering. … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

News from Pointwise At the end of his presentation at AIAA Aviation 2015 on the evolution of Pointwise’s T-Rex hybrid meshing technique, Dr. John Steinbrenner showed what he called “gratuitous pictures of grids” because grids will soon be invisible if … Continue reading

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This Month in CFD

Altair: Altair Technologies and FluiDyna are collaborating on GPU-accelerated CFD. On a related note, Altair will be the exclusive worldwide reseller of the nanoFluidX technology. ANSYS: ANSYS was recognized at The Engineering Simulation Show for its quality, innovation, and financial … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

No Frills Edition XFlow 2014 was released. [PDF] Here’s Best of the Visualization Web for April 2014 from the Visualizing Data blog. NASA’s technology transfer office has published their software catalog for 2014. It includes several CFD-related codes. [PDF] And … Continue reading

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