The perfect cure for the winter blues…

Behind the scenes at Princess Yachts in Plymouth, UK
 
While the winter wind continues to whip outside my office window, I find myself dreaming of balmier times: like this August, when we go…

Simcenter STAR-CCM+ v13.02: What’s New?

The latest release of Simcenter STAR-CCM+ is focused on helping you to engineer innovation.
 
 
 
With v13.02, you will have stronger insight into key influences on your…

Simcenter VR – Why CFD Engineers need it in 2020

 
 
In the beginning, there was the CAVE. The CAVE Automatic Virtual Environment, where you could interact with your simulation data in a multi-walled immersive environment. It was firs…

STAR-CCM+ v13.02: Win the race against time!

“ The true currency of life is time, not money, and we’ve all got a limited stock of that ”, says Robert Harris .
 
“Time is what we measure in minutes, hours, days, and years.” Th…

STAR-ICE: Engine simulation in Simcenter STAR-CCM+

While we all continuously hear about the electrification of automotive powertrains, the reality is that the internal combustion engine will not disappear anytime soon and, in fact, will be a staple o…

Simcenter STAR-CCM+ v13.02: Better Teamcenter Connectivity with PLMXML schemas

 
 
One of the biggest challenges I  faced  while  working in  an   Engineering  G roup  was getting the right model.  I don’t know how…

How a Simulation Resistant Marine Industry is Failing Us All

The past 25 years have seen unprecedented levels of innovation in the transportation industries. Driven by a combination of government regulation and aggressive consumer demand, aerospace and automot…

Top Tips from a Recovering Simulation Engineer

It occurred to me just the other day, that I’ve now been a simulation engineer for over 25 years (despite my youthful good looks, I really am that old). Back in the early 90s, when I fired up pro-STA…

May The Aerodynamic Force be With You!

May The Aerodynamic Force be With You!

As the old saying goes, in order to run, first you must walk . Whilst this may sound like the advice of a wizened old Jedi Master (although that might be something more like “to run, walk first you …