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Webinar Features Latest Capabilities in Pointwise
Posted Wed October 23, 2013 @08:34AM
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Announcements Pointwise will host a webinar at 10:30 a.m. CST (GMT -6) on 7 November highlighting the new capabilities in its latest software release.

Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) preprocessing becomes more efficient with each new release of Pointwise. With the recent release of Pointwise V17.1 R4, it is a good time to show off the latest additions.


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Among the capabilities to be demonstrated are

  • The newly supported CAE solvers
  • Support for OpenFOAM sets and zones
  • Reading and writing GridPro compatible files
  • Faster CAD surface rendering
  • New Examine cut plane controls
  • Adjacent Grid solver boundary control for structured blocks
  • Deleting multiple control points from connectors and database curves

The webinar will be presented by Carolyn Woeber and Erick Gantt.

Mrs. Woeber has more than 10 years’ experience in mesh generation for a range of application areas, with a specialty in unstructured viscous mesh generation. At Pointwise, she is manager of the Support and Consulting Team, overseeing customer support, quality assurance, training, consulting and documentation. Before joining Pointwise, she was a member of the NSF Engineering Research Center’s Computational Simulation and Design Center at Mississippi State University, where she earned a B.S. and an M.S. in aerospace engineering in 2000 and 2004.

Mr. Gantt has more than 15 years experience in providing support and training for Pointwise's meshing products. Mr. Gantt has specific experience in multi-block structured meshing for both viscous and inviscid analysis. His responsibilities include developing and delivering comprehensive training materials, supporting Pointwise's international distributors and providing general technical support and documentation. Mr. Gantt previously performed CFD meshing and analysis at Lockheed Martin while working on the JSF, F-22, F-16 and NASP programs. He earned a Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering, Cooperative Plan Degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1987.

Pointwise, Inc. is solving the top problem facing engineering analysts today – mesh generation for computational fluid dynamics (CFD). The company’s Pointwise software generates structured, unstructured and hybrid meshes; interfaces with CFD solvers, such as ANSYS FLUENT, STAR-CCM+, ANSYS CFX and OpenFOAM as well as many neutral formats, such as CGNS; runs on Windows (Intel and AMD), Linux (Intel and AMD), and Mac, and has a scripting language, Glyph, that can automate CFD meshing. Large manufacturing firms and research organizations worldwide rely on Pointwise as their complete CFD preprocessing solution.

More information about Pointwise is available at www.pointwise.com.

Pointwise is a registered trademark and Pointwise Glyph and T-Rex are trademarks of Pointwise, Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owner.

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