TotalSim’s Rob Lewis Awarded OBE TotalSim are pleased to announce that TotalSim’s MD Dr Rob Lewis has been appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the Queen’s Birthday honours list. The OBE has been awarded for services to sport in recognition of Rob’s contribution to the performance of British athletes’ performance.. read more →

More downforce, massive amounts of G-force and apex speeds that have catapulted this year’s lap times back amongst the fastest ever recorded; Formula 1 fans this season are witnessing the results of a major regulations shake-up with aerodynamics at its heart. In this article we focus on how the bodywork and tyre regulation changes to.. read more →

TotalSim are pleased to be one of the first full members of Silverstone Technology Cluster (STC). The cluster has been formed to support the high-tech activity within a one hour radius of Silverstone Circuit. As an organisation the STC aims to raise the profile of the Silverstone Technology Cluster members and their capabilities at a.. read more →

TotalSim is very pleased to announce that we have been awarded funding from the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) and Innovate UK to lead the development of an Aerodynamic Configurator for Transport (ACT). The grant of £392,240, which contributes to a total project spend of £560,342, in collaboration with fuel saving analytics specialist Dynamon,.. read more →

There’s no denying that OpenFOAM is revolutionising the CFD industry, providing CFD capabilities to a user base of now thousands of specialist engineers across a huge range of applications and industries. It’s the world’s most widely used general-purpose open source CFD software package – and for good reason. Indeed, our own CFD offering is built.. read more →

23 Feb 2017
February 23, 2017

Catesby Tunnel Gets Planning Approval

Six years after its first conception, planning permission was finally granted yesterday, by Daventry District Council, for the Catesby Aero Research Facility to proceed. TotalSim form part of a collaboration ARP (Aero Research Partners) that put the plan together. This is exceptionally exciting for TotalSim, as the facility will create a world leading test facility.. read more →

Transient CFD simulation of flow around a Triumph motorcyclist. This type of analysis can be used to help minimise the buffeting on a rider and improve rider comfort. read more →

23 Jan 2017
January 23, 2017

The Aerodynamics of a 2017 Formula One Car

On Tuesday 7th February, Ivor Annetts, Project Team Leader at TotalSim will be presenting “The Aerodynamics of a 2017 Formula One Car” This a IMechE event, which is free to attend. 7pm for a 7.30pm start. Engineering & Computing Building, Room ECG-24, Coventry University, Gulson Road, Coventry, CV1 2JH. There is also a Facebook page.. read more →

23 Jan 2017
January 23, 2017

Motorsport Aerodynamic Course

Following the success of our One-Day Motorsport Aerodynamic Course last year, we are pleased to announce we will be running a further course on Friday 10th March at our offices in Brackley, Northamptonshire. The course will be presented by John Iley, Iley Design, Professor Ivor Annetts, TotalSim and Dr Rob Lewis, TotalSim John Iley has.. read more →

25 Oct 2016
October 25, 2016

Motorsport Aerodynamics Course

Last Friday TotalSim ran it’s first course in Motorsports Aerodynamics.  The course was presented by Rob Lewis, John Iley and Ivor Annetts; John Iley has worked in motorsport for 25 years, the last 18 years in Formula One.  With specialisation in aerodynamics and technical management he has been involved in programmes that have won many.. read more →