Congratulations are due to the Prodrive mini rallycross team after an impressive debut win in Munich.  TotalSim worked with Prodrive on the development of the WRC car that the rallycross car is based upon. Full details can be found on Autosport. Thanks to the Prodrive team for kind permission to publish the picture.   read more →

01 Jul 2013
July 1, 2013

Totalsim are recruiting…

Interested in a career with TotalSim?  We are expanding and looking for strong graduate engineers to join the team. Send you CV to info@totalsim.co.uk. We look forward to hearing from you.

Another TotalSim support customer has been added to our portfolio. Perrinn Ltd are an LMP1 manufacturer designing the next generation of Le Mans Prototypes using our methods. 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 →