Tag Archives: Pointwise

This Week in CFD

Another week, more CFD news. Some really cool applications this week including the aircraft for a new air racing series and this screen capture of Synthetik’s simulation of air blast loads on a Gummy Bear. You also have the opportunity … Continue reading

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Recombination of Voxel Transition Cells for OpenFOAM Meshes

Pointwise V18.3 introduced a voxel capability (hex-core) that uses regular hexahedra instead of unstructured tetrahedra in regions away from the geometry model. The space between the final T-Rex (anisotropic tetrahedral extrusion) front and the farfield topology (see Figure 1) is … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Still catching up with the backlog of CFD news but there’s a lot of good stuff including a new Lattice-Boltmann method, several open positions for those of you who are looking, financial updates from several companies to assess how they’re … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

The CFD world did not stop producing cool news while This Week in CFD was on hiatus as evidenced by the fact that this post hardly put a dent in the backlog of bookmarks. There are two surveys seeking your … Continue reading

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Improve CFD Efficiency with Solution-Based Mesh Adaptation

At the AIAA Propulsion & Energy Forum 2020, the technical paper Robust, Efficient and Accurate Mesh Adaptation for Turbomachinery CFD Simulations was presented. This work by Pointwise’s Nick Wyman and Paul Galpin and Thorsten Hansen from ISimQ represents the latest … Continue reading

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