Pointwise

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    Pointwise is a company that creates software used for grid generation and preprocessing for computational fluid dynamics. The Company offers Gridgen and Pointwise software that generate structured, unstructured, and hybrid meshes, as well as interface with CFD solvers, including FLUENT, STAR-CD, and ANSYS CFX,  and various neutral formats, such as CGNS.

    TypePrivate
    Founded1994
    HQFort Worth, TX, US
    Websitepointwise.com

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    Employees (est.) (Feb 2021)28
    Cybersecurity ratingCMore

    Key People/Management at Pointwise

    John R. Chawner

    John R. Chawner

    President
    John P. Steinbrenner

    John P. Steinbrenner

    Executive Vice President
    Richard J. Matus

    Richard J. Matus

    Executive Vice President
    Nick Wyman

    Nick Wyman

    Director
    Pat Baker

    Pat Baker

    Director
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    Pointwise Office Locations

    Pointwise has an office in Fort Worth
    Fort Worth, TX, US (HQ)
    213 S Jennings Ave
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    Pointwise Financials and Metrics

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    Founding Date

    1994

    Pointwise Cybersecurity Score

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    78/100

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    Pointwise News and Updates

    Accurately Model Propeller Performance Using TCFD and Pointwise

    FORT WORTH, TX (8 June 2020) – Pointwise releases the case study, “Accurate Performance Predictions for Marine Propellers,” providing benchmark validation for accurate performance of CFD simulation results.read more

    Pointwise Blogs

    Geometry Modeling and Mesh Generation – Part 1

    NASA’s CFD Vision 2030 Study stated that “most standard CFD analysis processes for the simulation of geometrically complex configurations are onerous.” A major factor contributing to this perception is the preparation of geometry models for mesh generation, a task deemed … Continue reading → The pos…

    Pointwise V18.4 R3 Now Available for CFD Mesh Generation

    Pointwise Version 18.4 R3 is now available for download and production use. V18.4 R3 is primarily a maintenance release and includes a new native interface to the AzoreCFD flow solver. “Pointwise is committed to empowering flow solver development of any … Continue reading →

    The Handiest CFD App – the Y+ Calculator

    The Y+ Calculator app is a handy tool for calculating the grid spacing to achieve a target y+ value for viscous computational fluid dynamics (CFD) computations. Simply specify the flow conditions, the desired y+ value, and compute your grid spacing. … Continue reading →

    How Simulation of Novel Compressor Casings Got 28X Faster Through Meshing

    With Pointwise meshes and ADSCFD GPU accelerated CFD, simulation times are reduced by nearly 30X; reducing the turnaround time for a simulation that would take a month with traditional CPU technology down to a single day. This reduction in turnaround time enables such an analysis to be moved from so…

    I’m Feilin Jia and This Is How I Mesh

    I grew up in Shanxi, China. Because my father was a doctor, when I was very young, I had the opportunity to play with many kinds of medical equipment. Alcohol burners and microscopes fascinated me and sparked an interest in … Continue reading →

    Meshing, Visualization, and Computational Environments at AIAA SciTech 2021

    AIAA SciTech 2021, an online event, opened yesterday. Over the next two weeks there are seven technical sessions hosted by the Meshing, Visualization, and Computational Environments technical committee that you’ll probably want to attend. Here’s a brief list of the … Continue reading →
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    Pointwise Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Pointwise founded?

      Pointwise was founded in 1994.

    • Who are Pointwise key executives?

      Pointwise's key executives are John R. Chawner, John P. Steinbrenner and Richard J. Matus.

    • How many employees does Pointwise have?

      Pointwise has 28 employees.

    • Who are Pointwise competitors?

      Competitors of Pointwise include Theodo, CereProc and John Paul.

    • Where is Pointwise headquarters?

      Pointwise headquarters is located at 213 S Jennings Ave, Fort Worth.

    • Where are Pointwise offices?

      Pointwise has an office in Fort Worth.

    • How many offices does Pointwise have?

      Pointwise has 1 office.