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 →

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 →

Porting a new solver to Caelus

I’ve been meaning to write an article about SCons and was having a hard time deciding how to present it. And procrastination might have been a factor as well. Anyway, a @caelus_cml twitter follower asked about porting a custom OpenFOAM solver to Caelus so explaining how do to that might be the best way to get started. Being.. read more →

Caelus: a new direction in open-source CFD

It’s been a busy last couple of months for Applied CCM. In fact, so busy I haven’t been able to write our first meaningful blog post! We’ve been busy with a lot things – customers, projects, conferences, a new website. But the most important activity was the release of our fork of OpenFOAM, called Caelus. There are.. read more →