Automatic Unstructured Mesh Generation with Geometry Attribution

Automatic Unstructured Mesh Generation with Geometry Attribution

Watch and download the presentation given by Steve Karman, Pointwise, Inc. at the Pointwise User Group Meeting about how Pointwise used custom Glyph scripts to automatically generate high-quality unstructured meshes for Engineering Sketch Pad (ESP) geometries, saving time and freeing users from repetitive and tedious tasks.

For a typical aircraft geometry, Glyph scripts integrated with the latest version of Pointwise can reduce meshing time from up to 15 hours to one or two, and time spent on manual input from 12 hours to a few minutes. Automation also ensures a more consistent application of best practices for higher quality results. 

Steve Karman, Pointwise, Inc.

Steve Karman

Pointwise, Inc.

Steve Karman joined Pointwise's Applied Research Team in 2014. He had been a tenured professor in the Graduate School of Computational Engineering, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga since 2012. Dr. Karman, an associate fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, has served as chairman of the Meshing, Visualization and Computational Environments Technical Committee. He earned B.S. and M.Eng. degrees in aerospace engineering from Texas A&M University and a Ph.D. in aerospace engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1991. At General Dynamics/Lockheed Martin, Dr. Karman developed CFD tools in support of the F-16, F-22 and F-35 programs.