Pointwise Monthly Mesh from Applied CCM – February 2019

Applied CCM are the distributors of Pointwise in Australia and New Zealand. This is the second in a series of meshing articles you will see from us in 2019. February’s mesh showcases twin-box decks of a bridge on a Pointwise mesh. Examples of bridges that adopt twin-box deck arrangements are:  Yi Sun-sin suspension bridge located.. read more →

Melbourne CFD meetup – photos

Thanks to all for attending our inaugural Melbourne CFD meetup, and to our speakers Gabrian Balelang and Scott Burch! It was so great to see a mixture of industry, university, government agencies. See you on April 3 for the next one!      read more →

Pointwise Monthly Mesh from Applied CCM – January 2019

Here at Applied CCM, we love meshing. In our opinion there’s nothing better than a nice looking mesh, ready to use in our CFD analysis and give it the best chance of good convergence and the most accurate results possible. Applied CCM are the distributors for Pointwise in Australia and this is the first in.. read more →

Melbourne Computational Fluid Dynamics Meetup – 6th Feb 2019

Our inaugural Melbourne Computational Fluid Dynamics Meetup (MCFDM) will consist of two talks on Computational Fluid Dynamics. The agenda is as follows: 5:45pm: Firstly: Arrival, with refreshments available (pizza ordered) for a 6.00pm start. 6.00pm: Next: Speakers (2) 30 mins each for the presentation and questions Speakers: Scott Burch, Garry Rogers Motorsports Topic: V8 Supercar.. read more →

CFD/DEM Conference December 2018 – Review

The 13th International Conference on CFD in the Minerals and Process Industries is a conference held biennially in Melbourne in December 2018, and is supported by CSIRO and Monash University. For the second time, the CFD conference was held in conjunction with the Second International Symposium on Computational Particle Technology. This year’s combined conference had.. read more →

OpenFOAM® Training Course dates for 2019

OpenFOAM® training courses, based in Melbourne have now been released for 2019. Scheduled Dates OpenFOAM® Standard Course This course is suitable for Engineers with little or no prior OpenFOAM® experience. Delivered by using a combination of demonstrations and hands-on experience over a 2 day period. OpenFOAM® Advanced Course This course is suitable for those that have completed the.. read more →

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 →

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 →

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 →