"Much faster and easier"Pol Muller, Head of Thrusters, DCNS Research
Released: CAESES 4.0 We've made it! The latest version 4.0 of CAESES comes with free form deformations (also called box deformations), integration of the free optimization toolkit Dakota and much more! Download your version today!
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Recent Work

Our flagship product CAESES is used by leading companies worldwide that design products and components involving crucial flow-exposed functional surfaces. Browse through our case studies and recent work to get a quick impression of what can be realized with our Upfront CAE system.


In this case study, the rear wing of a hyper sports car was optimized with respect to the drag and downforce. For the adjoint CFD computations, the software package iconCFD was utilized. The parametric model of the rear wing was…


FRIENDSHIP SYSTEMS investigated the aerodynamic behaviour of a vertical-axis wind turbine (VAWT) in collaboration with the US-based company Pointwise. A summary of this work is given below. Meshing with Pointwise In a first phase of what should be a multi-phase…


FRIENDSHIP SYSTEMS prepared an example for linking CAESES to OpenFOAM for a workshop that was held in October 2014. The following summary is also available as tutorial (see more information below). Blade Geometry The blade is generated by using the…