The Connector

The Connector was our email newsletter until 2017. This archive includes articles about CFD mesh generation using software from Pointwise, software releases, events, customer and partner CFD applications, and tips to keep you productive.

February 2016, Special Edition

Pointwise V17.3 R5 is Now Available


Pointwise V17.3 R5 is Now Available

Pointwise Version 17.3 R5 is now available for download and production use. In addition to many bug fixes, this version has new support for two file formats.


Gridgen Approaching Retirement


Gridgen Approaching Retirement

Not many of us get to retire at 42 years of age, but for a computer program that is a long life. Consider that when Gridgen development began in 1984, it was on a VAX 11/780 computer and a DEC VT240 graphics terminal. Gridgen was groundbreaking software, but it has been far surpassed by Pointwise. So the time has come to announce that effective six months after the release of Pointwise V18, Gridgen will no longer be supported or maintained.


Improve Your CFD Skills at Pointwise's User Group Meeting


Improve Your CFD Skills at Pointwise's User Group Meeting

Pointwise invites you to participate in the Pointwise User Group Meeting on 21-22 September 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas. The two-day meeting will include training opportunities and technical sessions that will be sure to enhance your computational fluid dynamic (CFD) skills. For more information go to Pointwise User Group Meeting.


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