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Cradle CFD Used to Enhance Realism of Racing Video Game
Posted Mon December 16, 2013 @03:44PM
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News Gran Turismo 6, a popular racing video game, uses aerodynamic analyses performed with Cradle SC/Tetra, unstructured grid CFD software, to enhance driving realism. Aerodynamic forces acting on the vehicle are included in the driving physics by using results generated from the aerodynamic CFD simulations as inputs to the video model.

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Gran Turismo is an internationally popular and well-known series of racing video games. The wide appeal of the series is largely due to its accurate driving physics simulation, which continues to invoke a revolution in the field of racing games.

The latest title, Gran Turismo 6 (GT6), introduces aerodynamic analyses using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) to more accurately simulate the aerodynamics of real vehicles. Software Cradle Co., Ltd, SC/Tetra CFD software, was used for the aerodynamic analyses which includes realistic body geometry and properly characterized aerodynamic components.

Click here for more information about this topic on the Cradle News & Topics page.

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