News Release Archive

Automobile overset mesh solution using Pointwise, Suggar++ and Caelus.

Pointwise, Suggar++ and Caelus Feature Overset Grid Generation

18 November 2015

Applied CCM Canada, Celeritas Simulation Technology and Pointwise will present a joint, 30 minute webinar entitled, “Overset Grid Generation and CFD using Pointwise, Suggar++, and Caelus” on 8 December at 10 a.m. CST (GMT -6).

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Winning image for the Pointwise Wallpaper Contest 2015. It is a mesh around a Formula 1 tire with grooves: a surface mesh is shown, as well as slices through the interior.

Tessa Uroić Wins Inaugural Pointwise Wallpaper Contest

10 November 2015

Pointwise just completed its first ever Wallpaper Contest to celebrate meshing artistry. The contest gave people who generate meshes for computational fluid dynamics (CFD) with the Pointwise software a chance to show off the aesthetic aspects of their grids.

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Using OpenVSP and Glyph Scripting in Pointwise enables engineers to more readily run high fidelity experimental design and parametric trade studies during conceptual design.

Pointwise Webcast Will Demonstrate Automated Meshing for Analysis in Conceptual Design

14 October 2015

Pointwise will premiere a Let's Talk Meshing webcast entitled, “Using Automated Meshing for Analysis in Conceptual Design” on 27 October at 10 a.m. CDT (GMAT -5).

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Pointwise (bottom) is compatible with conceptual design geometry exported from ESP (top).

More Compatibility in Latest Pointwise Mesh Generation Software

22 September 2015

Pointwise announces the latest release of its meshing software featuring new native interfaces to computational fluid dynamics (CFD) codes.

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Pointwise Globe

Pointwise Awarded U.S. Air Force Contract for CFD Mesh Generation Development

14 September 2015

Pointwise has been awarded a 2-year, $1.2 million contract from the U.S. Air Force Materiel Command, Arnold Engineering Development Complex for continued enhancement and maturation of the company's overset grid assembly feature suite and related technologies.

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Pointwise Globe

Pointwise Brings Its Let's Talk Meshing Workshop to Germany

8 September 2015

The first international Pointwise Let's Talk Meshing Workshop is being co-hosted by Pointwise and CFD Beratung at the Höchstleistungsrechenzentrum (HLRS), Universität Stuttgart on Monday, 16 November in Stuttgart, Germany.

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Hybrid volume mesh generated for the full DrivAer model using Pointwise's T-Rex with cells colored by volume.

Pointwise, Sculptor and OpenFOAM® Webinar to Feature Automotive Design Optimization

25 August 2015

Pointwise and Optimal Solutions will present a webinar entitled “Automotive Design Optimization using Pointwise, Sculptor, and OpenFOAM” on 15 September at 10 a.m. CDT (GMT - 5).

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Pointwise Webcast will Show-Off Updates in Grid Extrusions and Boundary Conditions

16 June 2015

Pointwise will premiere a Let's Talk Meshing webcast entitled, “Grid Extrusions & Boundary Conditions: What's New?” on 30 June at 10 a.m.

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Better Overset Grids and Leap Motion Support in Latest Pointwise Release

28 May 2015

Pointwise announces the latest release of its computational fluid dynamics (CFD) meshing software with enhanced overset grid generation capabilities.

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Plugins integrate with the Pointwise user interface to export CAE files.

Pointwise Webcast Will Introduce Plugins for CAE Software Compatibility

27 May 2015

Pointwise will host a Let's Talk Meshing webcast on 10 June at 10 a.m. CDT (GMT -5) during which we will describe how to write a CAE plugin for Pointwise that exports meshes to your custom file format.

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This hybrid mesh for a gas stove burner generated by Nanjing TianFu shows how Pointwise's meshing flexibility produces high mesh quality in a short amount of time.

Pointwise Expands Distribution in China

13 May 2015

Pointwise, Inc. has entered into a distributorship agreement with VINAS Co., Ltd. of Japan for sales and support of the Pointwise mesh generation software in China in conjunction with Nanjing TianFu Software Limited.

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Easily visualize overset assembler results using new Examine options.

Learn, Explore, Mingle with Pointwise at AIAA Aviation 2015

11 May 2015

With the AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum and Exposition 2015 being held in its backyard, Pointwise is extending Texas hospitality to meeting attendees with some special activities.

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Using the latest version of T-Rex, prisms and hexahedral elements can coexist in the same grid. Note the near-field hybrid block matches point-for-point the outer structured block. The inset image displays the pressure contours on the surface of the vehicle as it operates at transonic speeds.

Pointwise, TotalSim Webinar to Feature Inexpensive, Accurate CFD Results

7 April 2015

Pointwise and TotalSim will present a webinar entitled “Land-Speed Record Attempt Uses High-Fidelity, High-Speed CFD” on 28 April at 10 a.m. CDT (GMT - 5).

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The new overset Examine diagnostic shows fringe/donor volume ratio in this example of an aircraft wing.

Pointwise V17.3 Webinar Introduces Overset Tools

17 February 2015

Pointwise will present a webinar at 10 a.m. CST (GMT -6) on 26 February to introduce overset grid assembly tools in Pointwise Version 17.3.

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Overset Grid Assembly in Latest Pointwise Release

13 February 2015

Pointwise announces the latest release of its computational fluid dynamics (CFD) meshing software featuring direct integration with overset grid assembly (OGA) software.

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Tcl and Glyph are used to customize the meshing process in Pointwise.

Let's Talk Meshing Features Introduction to Meshing Automation via Scripting

3 February 2015

Introduction to Glyph Scripting, a means to customize mesh generation for computational fluid dynamics, will be the focus of a Pointwise Let's Talk Meshing interactive forum at 10 a.m. CST (GMT -6) on 11 February.

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Engineers at Applied CCM created this high-quality structured submarine mesh with Pointwise for a naval hydrodynamics customer.
Pointwise Names New Distributors for Canada and India

12 January 2015

Pointwise, Inc. has signed distributorship agreements with Applied CCM Canada and KFour Metrics of India for sales and support of the Pointwise mesh generation software in those respective countries.

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Dr. Steve Karman Joins Pointwise's Research Team

29 December 2014

Pointwise announces the addition of Dr. Steve L. Karman Jr., formerly of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga SimCenter, to its Applied Research Team.

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Pointwise Forum to Focus on Structured Hexahedral Grids

2 December 2014

Pointwise will host a Let's Talk Meshing interactive forum on techniques for creating structured hexahedral grids with Pointwise.

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Prof. Bensow Awarded Pointwise Meshy Award for Best Mesh

4 November 2014

Prof. Rickard Bensow of Chalmers University of Technology has been named recipient of the Pointwise Meshy Award for his grids relating to how cavitation on a ship propeller is affected by the installation upstream of energy efficiency improving stator blades that change the propeller inflow.

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Pointwise Announces Presenter Lineup for User Group Meeting

17 September 2014

Presentations representing a wide range of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) applications and techniques will highlight the Pointwise User Group Meeting 2014 on 29-30 October in Anaheim, California.

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CFD Simulation Webinar to Feature Pointwise President

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.

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Pointwise Short Course to Be Advanced Structured Gridding

2 September 2014

Advanced Structured Gridding will be the topic of the short course presented during the Pointwise User Group Meeting 2014 in Anaheim, California.

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Pointwise, ADS Webinar to Feature Tips for CFD Analysis of Volutes

12 August 2014

Pointwise and AeroDynamic Solutions (ADS) will present a webinar entitled “Mesh Topology Influence on Volute Aerodynamic Performance Computed Using Code Leo” on 27 August at 10 a.m. CDT (GMT − 5).

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Faster, More Efficient Hex Layer Mesh Generation in Latest Pointwise Release

5 August 2014

Pointwise announces the latest release of its eponymous computational fluid dynamics (CFD) meshing software in which the ability to rapidly generate layers of hexahedral cells has been significantly enhanced.

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Pointwise, Stanford SU2 Team to Present Workshop

31 July 2014

Pointwise and the SU2 team at Stanford University will present a workshop 29-30 September that will walk attendees through the end-to-end meshing, analysis and design process in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) using Stanford's open source CFD code, SU2.

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Pointwise Forum to Focus on Complex Geometries, Very Large Grids

23 July 2014

Pointwise will host a Let's Talk Meshing interactive forum at 10 a.m. CDT (GMT -5) on 6 August to discuss tips for handling complex geometries and very large grids.

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Pointwise Opens Contest for Best Mesh

9 July 2014

Pointwise is accepting entries for the Meshy Award contest for the most outstanding mesh generated using Pointwise.

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Pointwise V17.2 Webinar Introduces Unstructured Hexahedral Extrusion

20 May 2014

Pointwise will present a webinar at 10 a.m. CDT (GMT -5) on 3 June to introduce unstructured hexahedral extrusion using T-Rex (anisotropic tetrahedral extrusion) in Pointwise V17.2.

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Pointwise Opens User Group Meeting Call for Papers

21 April 2014

Pointwise, Inc. is accepting abstracts for technical presentations to be given at the Pointwise User Group Meeting on 29-30 October 2014 in Anaheim, California.

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Hybrid Hex-Tet Meshing in Latest Pointwise Release

14 April 2014

Pointwise announces the latest release of its Pointwise computational fluid dynamics (CFD) meshing software featuring an extension of the company's advanced T-Rex hybrid meshing technique to generate near-wall layers of hexahedral cells.

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Webinar to Feature Supersonic Aircraft Design with Pointwise and SU2

8 April 2014

Pointwise will host a joint webinar on 29 April with Stanford University, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics entitled “Supersonic Aircraft Shape Design Powered by SU2 and Pointwise.”

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Pointwise to Host Live Q&A Session on Structured Gridding

15 January 2014

Pointwise is hosting a live question-and-answer session on YouTube on 29 January to answer questions and provide more details about a prerecorded video of structured grid generation for an aneurysm.

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Pointwise and OpenFOAM® Techniques Featured in Turbine Webinar

19 November 2013

Pointwise is hosting a free webinar entitled Estimating the Power Requirement of a Rushton Turbine Using Pointwise and OpenFOAM® at 3 p.m. CST (GMT-6) on 11 December.

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Meshing Roundtable Recognizes Pointwise for Meshing Contest and Meshing Maestro

8 November 2013

A mesh generated by Pointwise engineers Travis Carrigan and Carolyn Woeber won the International Meshing Roundtable (IMR) Meshing Maestro and Meshing Contest awards at the recent 22nd IMR in Orlando, Florida.

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Webinar Features Latest Capabilities in Pointwise

21 October 2013

Pointwise will host a webinar at 10:30 a.m. CST (GMT -6) on 7 November highlighting the new capabilities in its latest software release.

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Pointwise Introduces GridPro Compatibility

30 September 2013

Pointwise announces the latest release of its Pointwise computational fluid dynamics (CFD) meshing software, now compatible with the GridPro grid generator.

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Webinar Presents CFD Analysis of Cavitation and Acoustics in Water Injection Pump

22 August 2013

Combustion Research and Flow Technology (CRAFT Tech), CEI and Pointwise will present a joint, 30-minute webinar at 10 a.m. CDT (-5 GMT) on 12 September on how to utilize the best CAE tools to investigate and understand the complex cavitation phenomena occurring in high energy water injection pumps.

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Mesh Diagnostics and Solver Interfaces Featured in Latest Release of Pointwise

10 June 2013

Pointwise announces the latest release of its Pointwise computational fluid dynamics (CFD) meshing software which includes enhanced techniques for evaluating mesh quality and new native interfaces to CFD solvers.

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Overcoming Structured Gridding Pitfalls Webinar Offered by Pointwise

4 June 2013

Pointwise will present the second in the Meshing Forensics webinar series, “Overcoming Common Structured Gridding Pitfalls,” on 20 June at 10 a.m. CDT.

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Pointwise Meshing Forensics Webinar Gives Solutions for the Unexpected

23 April 2013

Pointwise will present “Meshing Forensics: How to Recover When Things Go Wrong,” a free webinar, at 10 a.m. (CDT) on 8 May.

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CRAFT Tech Team Wins Pointwise Meshy Award

25 March 2013

A team of CRAFT Tech engineers – Dr. Vineet Ahuja, James Chenoweth, Don Kenzakowski and Zisen Liu – has won the Pointwise Meshy Award for its grid of a low head safety injection (LHSI) pump for nuclear power plants, constructed for computational fluid dynamics (CFD) performance studies.

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Updated Pointwise Software Meshes Boundary Layers Using Fewer Cells

14 February 2013

Pointwise announces the latest release of its Pointwise computational fluid dynamics (CFD) meshing software, which includes a refactored algorithm for agglomerating cells in a hybrid mesh.

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Webinars Focus on New Capabilities in Pointwise's CFD Meshing Software

6 February 2013

Pointwise Version 17.1's new capabilities, from new CAE solver compatibility to an advancing front algorithm for unstructured surface meshing, will be the subject of a free webinar on 21 February hosted by Carolyn Dear Woeber and Erick Gantt.

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Meshing Forensics Course Offers Clues for Better Meshes at Pointwise User Group Meeting

4 February 2013

Pointwise is offering a special short course, Meshing Forensics: How to Recover When Things Go Wrong, on 19 March as part of the Pointwise User Group Meeting.

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Diverse Presentations to Highlight Pointwise User Group Meeting 2013

10 January 2013

Presentations representing a wide range of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) applications will highlight the Pointwise User Group Meeting here on 19-20 March.

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