Pointwise v18.4 R3 Released, Features Built-in Support for AzoreCFD


FORT WORTH, TX, USA, Feb 23, 2021 – The latest release of Pointwise’s computational fluid dynamics (CFD) mesh generation software includes a native interface to the AzoreCFD flow solver.


v184r3A Pointwise mesh and AzoreCFD simulation result for a branching HVAC air supply duct for an office building. The CFD simulation results show flow pathlines colored by total velocity.


“Pointwise is committed to empowering solver development of any type, which is why we developed a flexible and powerful plugin SDK for mesh export and import,” said Patrick Baker, Pointwise’s director of product development. “Our latest release includes a plugin authored by Azore Software that writes files in their AzoreCFD flow solver’s native format.” In addition to the AzoreCFD plugin, Pointwise Version 18.4 R3 includes several smaller productivity enhancements.

Customers can immediately download Pointwise V18.4 R3 from www.pointwise.com/downloads.

About Pointwise

Pointwise, Inc. is solving the top problem facing computational fluid dynamics (CFD) today – reliably generating high-fidelity meshes. The company’s Pointwise software generates structured, unstructured, overset and hybrid meshes; interfaces with CFD solvers such as ANSYS FLUENT, STAR-CCM+, OpenFOAM, and SU2 as well as many neutral formats, such as CGNS; runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac, and has a scripting language, Glyph, that can automate CFD meshing. Manufacturing firms and research organizations worldwide have relied on Pointwise as their complete CFD preprocessing solution since 1994. For more information, visit https://www.pointwise.com.

About AzoreCFD

AzoreCFD is a Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software tool for analyzing fluid flow and heat transfer. CFD provides engineers and scientists a method for analyzing a wide array of fluid mechanic, thermal, and chemical problems numerically on a computer. Many different types of fluid dynamic situations can be simulated using AzoreCFD, including air, gas, liquid, or particulate-laden flows. For more information, visit https://www.azorecfd.com.