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Meshing the Potsdam Propeller with Pointwise

In this new on-demand webinar we demonstrate how to generate a hybrid hexahedral-tetrahedral mesh for the Potsdam Propeller. You’ll see both approaches (solid meshing and fault tolerance meshing) to generating surface meshes on the geometry model, the T-Rex technique for … Continue reading

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The Influence of Meshing Strategies on Simulation Efficiency

Meshing strategies have a direct influence on the accuracy and efficiency of CFD simulations. Once a meshing decision is made, it affects not only the types, number, orientation, and placement of grid elements, but also simulation stability, convergence, and accuracy. … Continue reading

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I’m William Humber and This Is How I Mesh

I was born in New Jersey in 1984.  I did both my bachelors and masters work in Aerospace Engineering at Penn State University. While I was there I received the University Turbine Systems Research fellowship and spent my summers during … Continue reading

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I’m Andrea Alvarado and This Is How I Mesh

“I am not an engineer.” I have found that since I started working at Pointwise six years ago, I say that quite often especially after I mention that I work for Pointwise which develops preprocessing software used for computational fluid … Continue reading

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I’m Daniel LaCroix and This Is How I Mesh

I’m sure there are ways to add drama and intrigue to my upbringing, but I don’t know them. I was the third of four children, born and raised in the suburbs of Dallas/Fort Worth. My father was an athlete and … Continue reading

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I’m Philip Fackler and This Is How I Mesh

Being the son of a man who has served as a pastor and missionary in several places, there isn’t a place I would call my hometown. The closest thing would be Madisonville, KY. Thankfully, this is where I went to … Continue reading

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I’m Travis Carrigan and This Is How I Mesh

Have you ever been to the Idaho Potato Museum? If not, you should go. They’ll give you a free potato at the end of the tour…or at least they used to. I’ve been there several times. The museum sits in … Continue reading

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