By Russell R. Boyce, Sandy C. Tirtey, Melrose Brown, Hideaki Ogawa, Centre for Hypersonics, The University of Queensland (Australia)
Access-to-space capability is necessary for the deployment of space-based systems for communications, remote sensing, space science, and so on. Safe, economical and ecologically responsible access to space is a major challenge for all nations due to the dependence of the global economy on assured and secure access to space-based services.
All users will be able to import and mesh geometry from native CAD file formats in Pointwise Version 17. In Gridgen, this capability was known as the Native CAD Reader, an optional, unbundled product that was licensed per format.
By Mikhail Grigoriev, Cameron, Compression Systems
Cameron's Compression Systems in Buffalo, NY, is a leading worldwide provider of integrally geared centrifugal compressors. The company, which has been in the business for more than 50 years, designs and manufactures highly customized centrifugal compressors for air separation and process gas businesses worldwide.
Pointwise is once again offering free use of its industry-leading computational fluid dynamics (CFD) mesh generation to student teams participating in the SAE Aero Design East and West competitions.