20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference – 5th-8th December 2016

The Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC) series is held biennially in December and is supported by the Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society (www.afms.org.au). The conference moves around Australia and New Zealand being hosted by Universities in the different countries. This year was the 20th conference and was hosted by the University of Western Australia (UWA), Perth… read more →

Evolution of the S60 V8 Supercar Aerodynamics

By Scott Burch, CFD Engineer, Garry Rogers Motorsport After such a successful debut season with the Volvo in 2014, we were left feeling very confident with the aerodynamics of the S60 V8 Supercar. Obviously the other manufacturers were confident that we had done a good job too because in 2015, no less than three manufacturers elected.. read more →

Caelus v6.10 released

In keeping with the April/October bi-annual release schedule, the next major version of Caelus, 6.10, was released today. We’ll continue to stick to bi-annual releases until at least 7.04 in April of 2017. Efforts continue to be put toward robustness and performance, with attention directed toward the linear solvers in this release. The new preconditioners/smoother.. read more →

Deciding between Open Source and Proprietary CFD software

Companies are deploying open source CFD software in a range of different ways. Although we know of no formal measures available, it seems from anecdotal evidence that it’s use is growing. We often encounter companies in the process of either making the decision to switch to open source CFD software or after the decision has.. read more →

A database of our published work now available

We have added a database of our peer reviewed publish work through our careers along with presentations from recent conferences. This database will continue to grow over time as more papers and presentations are added. read more →

Caelus 5.04 released

The next major version of Caelus, 5.04, was released on April 27. It has been 6 months since the last release and we’ll continue to stick to our bi-annual releases with 5.10 coming in October. It has many algorithmic improvements, new features and bug fixes. Here’s a brief list: Improved interpolation schemes and boundary gradient.. read more →

Caelus OSX benchmark results

In a previous post we compared the run time performance for Caelus 4.10 on six of the supported operating systems (Windows 7 Pro, Windows 8.1, Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 14.04, RedHat EL 6.x, RedHat EL 7.x). Thius article presents the Mac OSX 10.9.5 and 10.10.1 results for the motorbike tutorial. To facilitate comparison each operating system.. read more →

Benchmarking Caelus tutorials on different operating systems

Caelus 4.10 is supported on eight (8) operating systems (OS’s), Windows 7 Pro, Windows 8.1, Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 14.04, RedHat EL 6.x, RedHat EL 7.x, Mac OSX 10.9.5 and 10.10. This article presents results from some benchmarking work conducted at Applied CCM on six of the supported operating systems. Support for Apple OSX was in.. read more →

Welcome to our new site!

Welcome to the new Applied CCM website. We plan to use our new platform to keep everyone up to date about what we’re working on and other thoughts from the open-source CFD world. read more →