Recent News Releases from Pointwise


Webinar on Accelerating CFD Convergence Rate and Improving Accuracy

22 September 2020

Pointwise released a webinar detailing how to accelerate CFD simulation convergence rate and improve accuracy using adapted meshing. Nick Wyman, Pointwise and Paul Galpin, iSimQ walk you through the process for developing a solution-based mesh adaptation schema.

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Understanding Tractor Trailer Unsteady Aerodynamics

10 August 2020

Pointwise released the webinar, “Understanding Tractor Trailer Aerodynamics Using a Time Accurate Approach,” which shows how multi-block hybrid meshing techniques can improve mesh quality and concentrate mesh density in areas of interest.

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Turbulence Model Influence on Flow in the FDA Benchmark Model

28 July 2020

Pointwise released a webinar where Chris Sideroff, Ph.D., managing director of Applied CCM Canada, uses Pointwise and the Caelus Python Library to understand the influence exerted by the turbulence model on computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation results for the FDA Blood Pump benchmark geometry.

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Pointwise Enables Accurate CFD for Nuclear Reactor Rod Bundles

14 July 2020

Pointwise releases the case study, "Pointwise Enables Accurate CFD for Nuclear Reactor Rod Bundles," explaining how Michael Böttcher of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology leverages Pointwise meshing techniques to enable accurate computational fluid dynamics (CFD) results for nuclear reactor rod bundles at stringent convergence levels, which cannot be achieved with automatic "free" meshing alone.

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Latest Pointwise Release Includes 5X Faster Surface Meshing

29 June 2020

The latest release of Pointwise’s computational fluid dynamics (CFD) mesh generation software accelerates its surface meshing process by up to a factor of five on benchmark grids.

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Automated Meshing and Adaptive Re-meshing at Bombardier

24 June 2020

Pointwise released a webinar where Amine Ben Haj Ali, senior engineering specialist from Bombardier, explains the Meshing & Adaptive Re-meshing Server (MARS) which automatically generates meshes.

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Accurately Model Propeller Performance Using TCFD and Pointwise

8 June 2020

Pointwise releases the case study, “Accurate Performance Predictions for Marine Propellers,” providing benchmark validation for accurate performance of CFD simulation results.

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How UAV Icing Simulations Help With Ice Protection

26 May 2020

Pointwise has released a webinar hosted by neptech AB and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology entitled “Simulation of in-flight icing on UAVs.”

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Maximize Performance while Reducing Costs with Automated Design Optimization

11 May 2020

Pointwise published the case study, “Pointwise Used in Topology Optimization of Automotive Components,” that explains how Pointwise’s unstructured mesh generation with Helyx Adjoint sensitivity based shape optimization enables fully automated performance-driven design shape evolution.

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Improve Efficiency and Accuracy Using Solution-Based Mesh Adaptation with Pointwise and ANSYS CFX

8 May 2020

The on-demand webinar, “Solution-Based Mesh Adaptation with Pointwise and ANSYS CFX” hosted by Nick Wyman and Steve Karman, Pointwise; and Paul Galpin, ISimQ is now available.

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Push-Button Design Optimization of a Race Car Front Wing

20 April 2020

“CAD-Based Design Optimization of a Race Car Front Wing,” a joint webinar from Pointwise and Phoenix Integration about automated meshing enabled push-button design optimization has been released.

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How to Mesh a Frozen Drone

6 April 2020

The Department of Engineering Cybernetics at Norwegian University of Science and Technology uses Pointwise to help solve the problem of icing on drones in this case study, “How to Mesh a Frozen Drone.”

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On-Demand Pointwise Training is Now Available

31 March 2020

Pointwise announces the launch of a comprehensive online training course, Pointwise Mesh Generation Foundations.

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Application of Pointwise T-Rex Meshing and CFD Modeling to the Analysis of Supercritical Carbon Dioxide (S-CO₂) Power Cycles

10 March 2020

Pointwise published the case study, “Application of Pointwise T-Rex Meshing and CFD Modeling to the Analysis of Supercritical Carbon Dioxide (S-CO₂) Power Cycles”.

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Pointwise Enables Revolutionary Building Construction

13 January 2020

The case study, “Pointwise Enables Revolutionary Building Construction,” shows how using Pointwise for mesh generation enables Branch Technology to increase reliability while decreasing the time to generate 3D printer instructions from weeks to hours.

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Survey Launched on Mesh Types and Sizes Used for CFD

20 December 2019

Pointwise has launched a survey of the CFD market to assess the relative popularity of mesh types and sizes with a goal of assessing where the industry is headed in terms of flow solver and meshing technology.

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CFD Used to Explore Truck Platooning Technologies

5 November 2019

Pointwise published the case study, “Researchers use CFD to Help Quantify the Benefits of Truck Platooning Technologies,” which is based on research done at Auburn University.

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What’s New in Pointwise V18.3

28 October 2019

The webinar, “New Features in Pointwise V18.3,” spotlights how to generate and examine a hex-core mesh to improve solution accuracy and demonstrates other marquee features in Pointwise V18.3.

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Pointwise Launches Free Software for CFD Mesh Viewing and Examination

14 October 2019

Pointwise announces the launch of Pointwise Viewer, free software for importing, viewing, measuring, and examining the cell quality metrics of virtually any mesh.

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Allovis Named New Pointwise Distributor in Italy

11 October 2019

Pointwise, Inc. has signed a distributorship agreement with Allovis Engineering Services to market, sell and support Pointwise, its computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software in Italy.

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