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CFD Mesh Generation Software supports CGNS files in HDF5 format.

Sep 29, 2017

Computational Fluid Dynamics Mesh Generation Software comes with script customization capability. Pointwise Version 18.0 R4 features Glyph scripting and facilitates faster geometry models using multi-threading. Unit comes with mesh metric for non-orthogonality.

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Meshing Software features native interfaces to CFD codes.

Sep 28, 2015

Capable of generating structured, unstructured, and hybrid meshes, Pointwise v17.3 R4 includes open source PyFR advection-diffusion solver as native interface. Program also includes support for Engineering Sketch Pad, an open-source, browser-based, constructive solid, CAD system. ESP targets multi-disciplinary analysis and optimization by aiding computation of sensitivity of objective... Read More

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CFD Meshing Software features direct OGA software integration.

Feb 18, 2015

Pointwise v17.3 R1 generates structured, unstructured, and hybrid meshes; interfaces with CFD solvers as well as neutral formats; runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac; and has scripting language (Glyph) that can automate computational fluid dynamics (CFD) meshing. In addition to direct integration with overset grid assembly (OGA) software, features include support for PLOT3D, ANSYS Fluent®,... Read More

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CFD Meshing Software generates layers of hexahedral cells.

Aug 07, 2014

In Pointwise v17.2 R2, near-wall and near-wake hex layer generation capability has been added to T-Rex (anisotropic tetrahedral extrusion). Technique extrudes stacks of anisotropic tetrahedra off surface mesh, and post-processing step combines stacks of tetrahedra into either prisms or hexahedra. Other features include native interfaces to Edge and LAURA CFD codes, and updated native... Read More

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CFD Meshing Software offers hybrid hex-tet meshing capabilities.

Apr 25, 2014

Pointwise v17.2 computational fluid dynamics (CFD) meshing software generates structured, unstructured, and hybrid meshes; interfaces with CFD solvers; and has scripting language, Glyph, that can automate CFD meshing. Extension of T-Rex hybrid meshing technique, included, lets users generate near-wall layers of hexahedral cells. Along with CGNS, FUN3D, ANSYS Gambit, STAR-CD, and SC/Tetra... Read More

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CFD Meshing Software operates with grid generator.

Oct 11, 2013

Compatible with GridPro grid generator, Pointwise v17.1 R4 can import structured volume grids from GridPro's file format so they can be integrated into Pointwise hybrid mesh or otherwise modified. Program also exports both structured and unstructured surface meshes to GridPro for use as geometry on which GridPro can generate grid. Version 17.1 R4 additionally includes defect corrections, native... Read More

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CFD Meshing Software offers diagnostics, solver interfaces.

Jun 17, 2013

Running on Windows, Linux, and Mac, Pointwise v17.1 R3 computational fluid dynamics (CFD) meshing software generates structured, unstructured, and hybrid meshes. Features include native interfaces to CFD solvers, such as DoD's Kestrel CFD solver as well as DoE's Exodus II file standard. CAE plug-in API provides users with ability to add their own solver export. Also, software offers fine control... Read More

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CFD Meshing Software meshes boundary layers using fewer cells.

Feb 27, 2013

Run on Windows, Linux, and Mac, Pointwise v17.1 R2 interfaces with computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solvers and generates structured, unstructured, and hybrid meshes. Included algorithm for agglomerating cells in hybrid mesh improves reduction in cell count; best reduction achieved during testing was 377 million cell mesh reduced to ~155 million cells. Automated T-Rex hybrid mesh... Read More

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CFD Meshing Software features advancing front algorithm.

Jan 04, 2013

In addition to accelerated file reading and writing, Pointwise v17.1 includes advancing front algorithm for unstructured surface mesh generation. This method offers alternative to Delaunay algorithm and can be applied on domain-by-domain basis or as default method for all new domains. Program also includes expanded options for editing mesh topology, tools for distributing mesh points along... Read More

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CFD Software supports hybrid mesh generation.

Aug 27, 2012

Automating generation of hybrid meshes for viscous flows, Gridgen v15.18 increases recovery of prism cells from layers of extruded tetrahedra in boundary layer, and offers option to use Green-Gauss formulation for computing prism volume that is more forgiving than default formulation. Version 15.18 also optimizes algorithm's ability to smoothly extrude more tetrahedral layers from concave regions. Read More

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CFD Meshing Software supplies wake resolution capabilities.

Apr 07, 2011

Gridgen v15.17 CFD meshing software features T-Rex hybrid meshing technique that allows for resolution of wakes and other off-body flow phenomena. Also included is T-Rex (anisotropic tetrahedral extrusion) support for baffles, which lets user insert triangulated surface mesh into middle of volume in vicinity of flow feature. As post-processing step, T-Rex stacks extruded tetrahedra into prisms to... Read More

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CFD Meshing Software addresses CAD interoperability issues.

Mar 10, 2010

Confronting CAD geometry data problems, Pointwise v16.03 incorporates Solid Meshing features that can automatically create watertight geometry models without gaps and overlaps. Solid models are watertight collections of surfaces, while quilts are subregions of geometry that capture engineering intent, simplify topology, and are meshed as single unit. Other tools include those for surface... Read More

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Meshing Software for CFD cuts hybrid mesh sizes.

Dec 07, 2009

Designed to generate structured, unstructured, and hybrid meshes, Gridgen v15.15 interfaces with CFD solvers, such as ANSYS FLUENT, STAR-CD, ANSYS CFX, and OpenFOAM. Program's T-Rex technique extrudes layers of high aspect ratio tetrahedra for boundary layer resolution, gradually transitioning to isotropic tets away from body. Optional post-processing step combines adjacent tetrahedra into... Read More

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Computational Fluid Dynamics Software helps build hybrid meshes.

Jul 01, 2009

Gridgen v15.14 offers techniques for generating larger, higher-quality hybrid meshes for computational fluid dynamics (CFD). Automated anisotropic tetrahedral extrusion generates mesh characterized by layers of tetrahedra in near-wall region for boundary layer resolution and isotropic tetrahedral mesh in farfield. Functionality also reduces occurrence of highly skewed mesh cells in concave as... Read More

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Software offers mesh quality monitoring tools.

Jan 22, 2009

With Pointwise v16.02 for CFD, users can apply techniques such as drag-and-drop cutting planes and probing individual mesh cells to gain detailed insight into suitability of mesh according to 25 metric functions. Program includes capability for automated and proactive mesh quality monitoring, providing user with top-down, global view of mesh quality. Additional features include 20 native CAE... Read More

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CFD Software provides suite of quality monitoring tools.

Jan 21, 2009

Pointwise v16.02 mesh generation software for CFD features suite of tools for mesh quality interrogation and monitoring, including capability for automated/proactive monitoring. User can apply drag-and-drop cutting planes and also probe individual mesh cells to analyze mesh according to 25 metric functions. It also features 20 native CAE solver interfaces; geometry modeling capabilities such as... Read More

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Software accelerates hybrid meshing for CFD.

Dec 19, 2008

Gridgen v15.13 optimizes anisotropic tetrahedral extrusion technique used in automated, hybrid mesh generation for computational fluid dynamics. By optimizing anisotropic-isotropic blending algorithm and triangle-triangle intersections used for collision detection, overall mesh generation time is minimized. Simultaneously, algorithm included for combining tetrahedra into prisms reduces overall... Read More

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Meshing Software helps simplify grid generation process.

Jun 12, 2008

Including curve drawing and editing commands such as joining, splitting, and orienting, extrusion, grid point distributions, Pointwise v16.01 for CFD offers 3D floating block boundaries to produce structured volume grids. Features include ability to manage large, complex grids using layer manager, automatic assembly of extrusion fronts, mesh clustering controls that float with shape changes,... Read More

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CFD Meshing Software offers CAD interoperability.

Jan 09, 2008

Gridgen v15.11 CFD meshing software features native CAD readers (NCRs) for importing geometry directly from CAD file formats. NCRs support Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 3, CATIA V5 R17, and UG NX 4 in addition to CATIA v4.2.4, STEP, as well as HP-UX. Software has built-in support for geometry formats such as IGES and STL. Compatibility offered by CAPRI Gateway allows direct access to SolidWorks,... Read More

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CFD Software facilitates mesh generation.

Oct 18, 2007

Featuring multiple-level undo and redo capability with user configurable number of levels, Pointwise helps generate high-quality CFD meshes through its flat, intuitive graphical interface. Automated assembly procedure builds 3D volume grids from jumble of grid components with just click of button. Meshing software also offers unified geometric and grid curve drawing, simultaneous transformation... Read More

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