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Pointwise Aids in Aerospike Nozzle Analysis

From the 2017 Q1 issue of The Connector: Aerospike rocket nozzles offer increased efficiency over a wider operating pressure range than traditional nozzles. In this study, we compare CFD and experimental predictions of aerospike nozzle thrust for varying pressure ratios … Continue reading

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Subscribe to The Connector

Have you had a chance yet to read the latest issue of our email newsletter, The Connector, that was published a little more than a week ago? You can subscribe to receive The Connector in your inbox automatically as soon … Continue reading

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The Connector Newsletter for 2017 Q1

The 2017 1st quarter issue of our The Connector newsletter is now available on our website at http://www.pointwise.com/theconnector/2017-Q1. This issue features articles on Pointwise Aids Aerospike Nozzle Design Numerical Investigation of a Pick-and-Place Machine Upcoming CFD Workshops: Geometry and Meshing … Continue reading

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Pointwise User Group Meeting Showcases Pointwise V18

From the 2016 Q4 issue of The Connector: Attendees at the Pointwise User Group Meeting 2016 were the first people to get hands-on training with the new Pointwise V18. In addition, they saw technical presentations on applications, scripting, higher-order meshing … Continue reading

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Rotorcraft Hub Wake Analysis Using Overset Meshes

From the 2016 Q4 issue of The Connector: Researchers at Pennsylvania State University’s Applied Research Laboratory share an overview of their ongoing work involving overset grid CFD simulations of an incompressible rotorcraft hub they performed using the overset meshing tools … Continue reading

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Mesh with Pointwise at AIAA SciTech 2017

AIAA SciTech 2017 (formally known as the AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition) will be held in Pointwise’s backyard this coming January, just north of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in the city of Grapevine, Texas. Because of the locality, … Continue reading

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I’m Scott Burch and This Is How I Mesh

The first time I’d heard of CFD was when Ford Australia used it to develop their V8 Supercar in 2003 on their super computer in America.  When describing the power of the hardware, they said it was used to calculate … Continue reading

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