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My fascination for fluid flow began around three decades ago. I always loved water sports as a child and competed in both sailing and swimming. In order to become a better sportsman, you have to practice, understand, and optimize your … Continue reading
I have lived in Frisco, Texas all of my life with my mom, dad, and two younger brothers. With so many boys in the house, sports was an integral part of my family. I spent the majority of my life … Continue reading
My name is Yasuhiko Fujikawa, and I’m the CEO of VINAS, Pointwise’s distributor in Japan since 1998. If you were to ask me if I could generate a good mesh, the answer would be “no.” Instead, our engineers work hard … Continue reading
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
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
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