Tag Archives: scripting

This Is How I Glyph – Rotate View

A couple weeks ago I attended the AIAA Aviation conference in Washington D.C. to work the booth and talk with current and prospective Pointwise users. I enjoy attending conferences because it gives me an additional opportunity to see how Pointwise … Continue reading

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I’m Rajib Roy and This Is How I Mesh

I was born in a rural village in southern Bangladesh and raised in Chittagong Hill Tracts in the southeastern part of the country. The Hill Tracts is a mountainous region with a diverse demography and vibrant culture. I loved math … Continue reading

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This is How I Glyph – Turning Angle Calculator

I’m Rajib Roy and this May I joined Pointwise as a summer intern on the Sales & Marketing team.  During my first week I generated an unstructured viscous boundary layer mesh for a glider geometry. I used the 3D anisotropic … 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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The Connector Newsletter for 2016, 2nd Quarter

Automating Geometry and Mesh Generation for Heat Exchangers Maura Gallarotti, a master’s student at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden, used Pointwise Glyph scripting to quickly generate families of candidate heat exchanger designs and to perform parametric studies by … Continue reading

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This Is How I Glyph – Airfoil Generator

It was 2008 when I began as a summer intern at Pointwise. One of the first grids I generated was an O-Grid for an airfoil. The process was so repeatable that once I had learned Glyph I immediately began scripting … Continue reading

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This Is How I Glyph – Automatic Grid Refinement

Yes, I just made Glyph a verb. What is Glyph? For the uninitiated, Glyph is Pointwise’s scripting language which has its roots in Tcl/Tk. Every Pointwise command is accessible through Glyph. This means that anything you can do within the … Continue reading

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