By Chris Sideroff, Pointwise Technical Sales Engineer
Customers have written many articles about how they apply Pointwise for their real applications. We have written many articles describing benefits about the features in Pointwise. However, these articles rarely describe the full meshing process in any detail.
There are two ways to construct blocks in Pointwise, automatically or manually. The question is, if automatic block assembly exists, when is it necessary to use the manual block assembly tools?
Pointwise, Inc. sponsored five teams for the SAE Collegiate Design Series 2012, including teams in the Formula SAE®, Formula Hybrid™ and SAE Aero Design® East and West competitions.
Pointwise now includes the ability to read native CAD files from ACIS, CATIA V4, CATIA V5, NX, Parasolid, Pro/ENGINEER, SolidWorks, and STEP formats in addition to the IGES and discrete formats it has always supported.