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 →

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 →

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 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 →

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 →

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 →

OpenFOAM®: Two-Day Advanced course – Melbourne – April 2015

Dr Darrin Stephens  will deliver this two-day advanced course in Melbourne on 23rd and 24th April 2015. Participants in the course will learn the layout of the OpenFOAM library, how to copy and compile a solver. In addition, introduction to C++ programming language, creation of the new turbulence model as a part of the existing OpenFOAM library.. read more →