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Education: A Gridgen Diehard Gives Pointwise an A+
Posted Sun January 19, 2014 @04:03PM
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News Dr. Greg D. Power
Adjunct Professor
University of Tennessee Space Institute

As a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) practitioner and researcher, I have been using the Gridgen mesh generator for more than 30 years, starting before Pointwise, Inc. was formed. I have been hesitant to switch to the Pointwise software due to my familiarity with Gridgen, but I knew that I was missing out on some great features. I just didn't feel that I had the time to learn a new, seemingly very different mesh generator.

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Events: Pointwise to Host Live Q&A Session on Structured Gridding
Posted Thu January 16, 2014 @11:17AM
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Announcements Pointwise is hosting a live question-and-answer session on YouTube on 29 January to answer questions and provide more details about a prerecorded video of structured grid generation for an aneurysm.

The video will be available for viewing at 10 a.m. CST (GMT -6) on 29 January, with the live question-and-answer session taking place simultaneously via the comments section on YouTube. To participate, go to www.pointwise.com/videos.

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Events: Integrated Aeroelasticity Analysis for Turbomachinery
Posted Wed January 15, 2014 @08:31AM
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Announcements NUMECA introduces a Novel and First fully integrated module in FINE™/Turbo for efficient fluid structure interaction prediction, taking advantage of the power of the Non Linear Harmonic module and covering cold-to-hot, forced response and flutter analysis.

Join NUMECA for this FREE webinar on January 29th and discover how you can take benefit from the modal approach implemented in FINE™/Turbo.

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Events: Hybrid RANS-LES Methods for Industrial CFD
Posted Thu January 09, 2014 @11:18AM
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Announcements ERCOFTAC USA, is proud to announce the course on Hybrid RANS-LES Methods for Industrial CFD - VI Overview, Guidance and Examples to be held 22-23 May 2014 at The George Washington University, Washington DC, USA.

Turbulence is one of the last remaining challenges in the simulation of fluid flows. Although RANS (Reynolds-Averaged Navier Stokes) turbulence models are still very widely used, these approaches are being slowly supplanted by Large Eddy Simulation (LES).

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Events: CFD Simulation for Flow Assurance and Subsea Engineering
Posted Wed January 08, 2014 @04:12PM
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Announcements CD-adapco will host CFD Simulation for Flow Assurance and Subsea Engineering on January 24th in Houston, Texas.

This seminar will provide a background on the benefits of computer-aided engineering simulation, allowing you to gain deeper insights into the engineering challenges common to deep water oil and gas exploration and production.

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Events: New Theory on Turbulence Generation and Sustenance in Boundary Layers
Posted Wed January 08, 2014 @04:08PM
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Announcements The University of Texas at Arlington will host the international short course New Theory on Turbulence Generation and Sustenance in Boundary Layers in Arlington, Texas, on May 14-16, 2014.

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