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 →

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 →

Applied CCM Announces Partnership with DCS Computing

MELBOURNE, AUS and OTTAWA, CAN (01 December 2017) Applied CCM Pty Ltd and Applied CCM Canada have announced partnership agreements with DCS Computing for worldwide sales and support of CFDEM®workbench. “We are pleased to be partnering with Applied CCM Pty Ltd and Applied CCM Canada.” said Christoph Goniva, managing partner of DCS Computing GmbH. “They.. 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 →

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 deliver 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 are.. 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 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 →

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 →