Computational Fluid Dynamics News

08 Dec 2015
December 8, 2015

Image of the Week – Ariel Atom

This weeks image is a render of streamlines around the Ariel Atom.  This was done as part of the collaborative Niche Vehicle Network project with Ariel and Delta Motorsport which is looking into active and some novel active and passive aerodynamic solutions.  More on this to follow. read more →

28 Sep 2015
September 28, 2015

Advanced Engineering UK 2015

With just over a month to go, here at TotalSim HQ we are busy getting our exhibition stand finalised for Advanced Engineering.  The show takes place at the NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday 4th and Thursday 5th November. read more →

22 Sep 2015
September 22, 2015

Niche Vehicle Network Grant Confirmed

  TotalSim Ltd are very pleased to announce a funding grant of nearly £150,000 from The Niche Vehicle Network for an R&D aerodynamic study into high performance, electric and hybrid vehicles. read more →

21 Jul 2015
July 21, 2015

Team Building 2015

  This year’s team building event saw TotalSim embark on a river adventure, close to home in rural Northamptonshire. With new additions and soon to be returning faces, the timing of the event was perfect to allow the team to integrate and form a greater cohesion. We arrived in Irthlingborough at 1pm on July 17th,.. read more →

The shape of a vehicle’s tyre is a crucial consideration to aerodynamic performance. Wheel drag contributes to up to 30% of the overall drag for open-wheel vehicles and yet tyre deformation is completely overlooked all too often by many engineers still relying on generic circular tyre CAD models. read more →