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May/June 2012
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May / June 2012

Quilting Can Make Meshing Easier

Quilting Can Make Meshing Easier

Pointwise offers two approaches to handling dirty and complex geometry. The first approach is fault tolerant meshing, in which we mesh the geometry as is and then heal any problems on the mesh level. The second, newer approach is… (more)

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Students' Experience with Pointwise in WVU Introduction to CFD Course

After just a few hands-on tutorial sessions, engineering seniors and graduate students at West Virginia University (WVU) were able to generate a variety of grids using Pointwise, learning how mesh topology, dimensionality, and resolution affect… (more)


Easy Meshing with Structured Accuracy: Overset Grids in Pointwise

Through two U.S. Government Small Business Innovation and Research (SBIR) contracts, Pointwise, Inc. has embarked on a multi-year effort to include a comprehensive set of… (more)


Accuracy, Convergence and Mesh Quality

“We know embarrassingly little about how the mesh affects the CFD solution,” said Prof. Carl Ollivier-Gooch of the University of British Columbia. That statement is… (more)


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