Tag Archives: scripting

4 Motivations for Better Boundary Layer Meshing

Power to the users! You won’t find it plastered around the office, but you can be sure that it’s top of mind here at Pointwise. While the latest release includes more “push-button” solutions in our effort to make meshing invisible, … Continue reading

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A Mathematician and Meshing: Tyler Anderson’s Summer Internship

We introduced you to Tyler Anderson a month ago. This Aggie math major finished his summer internship on our Product Development team last week and we wanted to share with you what he accomplished. 

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This Is How I Glyph – Tcl Namespaces (Part 3)

This is the third in a series of posts about the Tcl namespace command. Each subsequent post will cover more complex uses of namespaces. While this topic is strictly related to Tcl only, it could help you when developing more … Continue reading

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This Is How I Glyph – Tcl Namespaces (Part 2)

This is the second in a series of posts about the Tcl namespace command. Each subsequent post will cover more complex uses of namespaces. While this topic is strictly related to Tcl only, it could help you when developing more … 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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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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This Is How I Glyph – Uniform Unstructured Domain Refinement

Previously I wrote about a Glyph script that performs automatic grid refinement. That script starts with refining connectors, then domains, and finally blocks. For unstructured grids, domains are initialized using their bounding edges. The simple action of refining a connector, … Continue reading

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