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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →