[27 Oct 2015] Aircraft design is typically separated into three distinct phases: conceptual design, preliminary design, and detailed design. Each design phase is defined by varying measures of detail, and as a result many software tools used in computer-aided engineering (CAE) applications are not easily adapted to meet the disparate requirements of each design phase. OpenVSP is one tool that aims to make parametric geometry definition more suitable during conceptual design than conventional CAD packages.
In this video we demonstrate how Pointwise's scripting environment, Glyph, can be used to automate creation of viscous, anisotropic meshes suitable for high fidelity analysis such as computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and finite element analysis (FEA) using a parametric generic transport aircraft model exported from OpenVSP.
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|Webcast Video File||MP4||Pointwise-Webcast-Using-Automated-Meshing-for-Analysis-in-Conceptual-Design.mp4||293|
|Pointwise Project File||https://github.com/pointwise/AircraftMesher|
Using Automated Meshing for Analysis in Conceptual Design is also now available on YouTube.
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