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CFD Simulation Webinar to Feature Pointwise President

FORT WORTH, TX (4 September 2014) – John Chawner, president of Pointwise, Inc., will address the current and future states of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and how CFD impacts design during a webinar hosted by ENGINEERING.com at 2 p.m. EDT (GMT -4) on 16 September. The webinar, entitled “The State of Simulation: It's a Wonderful Time to be Using CFD,” will be hosted by Shawn Wasserman.

There will be a brief question-and-answer session after the presentation. There is no charge for the webinar for members of ENGINEERING.com. Membership is free. Registration is required.

Mr. Chawner will discuss the fundamentals of applied CFD, how CFD impacts designs and the pros and cons of commercial, open source and government CFD codes. Mr. Chawner is an associate fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, a former chair of their Meshing, Visualization and Computational Environments technical committee and a member of the mechanical and aerospace advisory board for Syracuse University.

mesh and CFD solution for a passenger automobile

John Chawner, president of Pointwise, will discuss the current state of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) during an ENGINEERING.com webinar on 16 September. This image, a CFD solution of the DrivAer model developed by the Institute of Aerodynamics and Fluid Mechanics at Technische Universität München, was created using Pointwise, OpenFOAM® and ParaView. +

Pointwise, Inc. is solving the top problem facing engineering analysts today – mesh generation for CFD. The company's Pointwise software generates structured, unstructured and hybrid meshes; interfaces with CFD solvers, such as ANSYS FLUENT, STAR-CCM+, ANSYS CFX and OpenFOAM as well as many neutral formats, such as CGNS; runs on Windows (Intel and AMD), Linux (Intel and AMD), and Mac, and has a scripting language, Glyph, that can automate CFD meshing. Large manufacturing firms and research organizations worldwide rely on Pointwise as their complete CFD preprocessing solution.

Pointwise is a registered trademark and Pointwise Glyph and T-Rex are trademarks of Pointwise, Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owner.

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For more information:
Jan Batts
Pointwise, Inc.
817-377-2807
news@pointwise.com

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