The evolution of CFD at Garry Rogers Motorsport

Look at the evolution of fluid dynamics and you’ll quickly realize that our understanding of the subject has advanced a great deal in a relatively short space of time.  To read the story of American entrepreneur George Westinghouse, his ideas and inventions reference the avant-garde physicists of the period like Lord Kelvin and Sir George.. read more →

Caelus 8.04 Released

The next major version of Caelus, 8.04, was released today. This release comes with a new Python library, waves library, and several other application and library improvements. Here’s a summary of the new capabilities: Caelus Python Library (CPL) is re-write and major upgrade over the previous Python library provided with Caelus. The library provides utilities for.. read more →

Caelus 7.04 Released

The next major version of Caelus, 7.04, was released today. This release is the largest release to date with major new capabilities in both the library as well as application-based features. Here’s a summary of the new capabilities: cfMesh, a GPL meshing library from Creative Fields d.o.o. (https://sourceforge.net/projects/cfmesh/) PIMPLE-based incompressible transient solver with Lagrangian particle.. read more →

Webinar on V8 Supercar design with CFD

Applied CCM will present a webinar entitled “V8 Supercar design with CFD” on 21 March 2017 at 7.30pm AEDT (GMT+11). In this webinar, discover: The aerodynamic anatomy of V8 Supercars How GRM use CFD to design V8 Supercars How to utilise 2D T-Rex to more efficiently resolve surface curvature How to automatically match unstructured and.. 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 →

This Is How I Mesh – Darrin Stephens

I’m Darrin Stephens, Director of Applied CCM Pty Ltd and I was born and raised in Innisfail, a small country town in the far north of the state of Queensland, Australia. Being in the far north, Innisfail was hot and humid where the rainfall each year is measured in meters. The local industry was mostly.. read more →

Caelus 6.04 released

The next major version of Caelus, 6.04, was released today. We’ll continue to stick to bi-annual releases with 6.10 coming in October. Much of the effort this release was spent overhauling interpolation schemes. Here’s a brief list: Restructuring of interpolation schemes (central and upwind) to use consistent limiting Overhaul of limiters to ensure TVD compliance.. read more →

Caelus 5.10 released

The next major version of Caelus, 5.10, was released on October 26. It has been 6 months since the last release and we’ll continue to stick to our bi-annual releases with 6.04 coming next April. The big addition was compressible capabilities as well a new turbulence model class and updates to the function objects. Here’s.. 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 →