14 Oct 2013
October 14, 2013

Autumn Newsletter 2013

Things have been busy at TotalSim so we thought we should update you on all the bits we’ve been working on. What we’ve been working on: OpenFOAM** 2.2 We’ve been working behind the scenes towards a new code release based around OpenFOAM 2.2.1.  Most of these things will not affect the core process but there.. read more →

18 Jun 2013
June 18, 2013

RANS Vs DES Based Optimisation

TotalSim were asked to present at a conference back in 2009 on the benefits of RANS vs DES based approaches for the optimisation of road cars. read more →

14 Jun 2013
June 14, 2013

Yacht and Sail Modelling

CFD Modelling of a Yacht using DES within OpenFOAM.

Some of our previous R&D into yacht and sail modelling has been added to the library. This details some of the issues facing modelling yacht sails, including the issue of wind twist and large separated flow. read more →

11 Jun 2013
June 11, 2013

Cornering Flow

Have you noticed that cars dont just go in straight lines?  TotalSim have the answer for modelling vehicles in true cornering conditions, taking the simulation to the next level and not just modelling slip or crosswind. read more →

05 Jun 2013
June 5, 2013

Was this the first downforce car?

TotalSim were approached by Charles Armstrong-Wilson, freelance journalist and former editor of Racecar Engineering, to help investigate the performance of what might be the worlds first downforce car. read more →

TotalSim have been working with a support customer to provide aeroacoustic modelling capabilities to our latest customised release of OpenFoam®**. read more →

OpenFOAM® Tutorial ** A step by step guide on how to use OpenFoam®** to perform a CFD simulation on a simple car model using TotalSim’s current methods is available on the TotalSim Wiki. It takes you through the whole process, from preparation of geometry for meshing, right through to exporting of the solution. This includes:.. read more →

Testing of the new TotalSim v1.0.9 template fixed time step DES solver in OpenFoam® ** has been completed on a range of TotalSim’s suite of test cases. Speed up of the fixed time step solution is in the region of 3.7 times quicker on a 39 million cell model of an F3 open wheeled, single seat race car. read more →

24 Apr 2013
April 24, 2013

CFD Training

TotalSim are happy to provide CFD training based around OpenFOAM®** to suit you. Training is providing on a one to one or group basis depending upon your requirements. What can we cover in our CFD Training? read more →

26 Mar 2013
March 26, 2013

Lastest Hardware Recipe

  • Latest CFD hardware recipe.
    Latest CFD hardware recipe.

Just a few pictures of the latest hardware solution offered by TotalSim. A full spec sheet and price list will follow shortly, but for any urgent requirements please use the contact form. read more →