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This Week in CFD

Structured Grids [Yes, structured grids. No, it is not 1997.] Envenio cites six¬†benefits of structured grids relative to unstructured and hybrid meshes. #4 Data locality leads to “better usage of memory bandwidth.” [Full disclosure: Pointwise provides Envenio with a preprocessing … Continue reading

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*** Special “Happy 23rd Birthday to Pointwise” Edition *** Industry News The ASSESS Initiative, a industry-wide effort to increase the availability and effectiveness of engineering simulation, announced a membership program (starting at $200/year) to provide access to the initiative’s events … Continue reading

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Pointwise Events Join Pointwise in Stuttgart on 4-5 December for the Pointwise Meshing Technology Conference, a deep dive into our technology for geometry modeling; high-order, structured and unstructured meshing; and lessons learned about mesh effects on CFD results from our … Continue reading

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Events+ NASA’s Transition Modeling Workshop will be held 13-14 September 2017 in Hampton, Virginia. Some deadlines for next month’s International Meshing Roundtable have been extended to 15 August: research notes, posters, meshing contest, and financial aid for students and post … Continue reading

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Now might be a time to touch all your header files and kickoff a “make” to rebuild your entire project because this is a LONG post, the result of letting things build-up for weeks. Make FUN3D Run Faster This may … Continue reading

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Survey Results: Best 3-D Pan, Zoom, & Rotate

We asked “Which software product has the most intuitive 3-D pan, zoom, and rotate tools, in your opinion.?” The results are in and you like SOLIDWORKS the best. This highly unscientific poll (can you say “sample bias”?) yielded some interesting … Continue reading

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Software There are some very cool charting and graphing features coming in STAR-CCM+ v12. What they call Chart Highlighting includes hover effects, leader lines, multi-series editing, and more. Tecplot’s SZL technology (for smaller files and faster performance) has been integrated … Continue reading

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