Blog

About 200 hundred years ago, the first industrial revolution saw the transition from bio-fuel-powered, hand production methods to new, factory-based, machine-aided, fossil-fuel-powered manufacturing processes. This was a major turning point in history, which influenced, to some extent, every aspect of daily life.
Simulation for clean energy

One thing most engineers have in common is a fascination for elliptic gears. And with the impending release of STAR-CCM+ v8.04, it will be easier than ever to set the wheels in motion.

Indeed, one of the most exciting features of STAR-CCM+ v8.04 is an enhanced overset mesh technology which allows for multiple overlapping overset zones. Overset meshes, also known as “Chimera” or overlapping grids, may be used to simulate the relative motion of one or more bodies, including arbitrary or tangential motions of objects in close proximity. And whereas it has been possible to overlap overset grids with a background mesh since the release of STAR-CCM+ v7.02, it will now also be possible to overlap overset grids with each other.

Subscribe to RSS - Deborah Eppel's blog
Brigid Blaschak
Communications Specialist
Matthew Godo
STAR-CCM+ Product Manager
Stephen Ferguson
Marketing Director
Dr Mesh
Meshing Guru
Joel Davison
Lead Product Manager, STAR-CCM+
James Clement
STAR-CCM+ Product Manager
Sabine Goodwin
Director, Product Marketing
Prashanth Shankara
Technical Marketing Engineer