b'Automotive | Engineer Innovationused to determine the optimal way totesting to improve performance. overlap layers and send preciseSimcenter STAR-CCM+ feeds decision instructions to the machine that cutsmaking by enabling us to assess where flat patterns. It also drives a laserthe biggest performance gain is.projection guidance system in the clean room. This projects a green laserWith constant technological and light into molds, indicating to theregulatory change, the development laminators exactly how and where tocycle at Renault Sport Formula One position and cut individual pieces ofTeam is both dynamic and relentless.material in order to create each ply.We need technical partners who really With Fibersim, we really getwant to embrace our challenge to repeatability and consistency beyondinnovate under pressure and we truly what we could achieve with simplevalue the relationship we have with measures and dimensions, saysSiemens PLM Software, says Goddard. Mazzocco. nEfficiency through repeatability and consistency With Fibersim, we really get Our pipeline is a huge shortcut. It saves time, gives repeatability and therepeatability and use of templates provides consistency, says Cusdin. CFD gives us significant direction and I anticipate expandingconsistency beyond what we our use of Simcenter STAR-CCM+. Whereas physical testing is bothcould achieve with simple expensive and time consuming, there are far fewer limits on digital experimentation. measures and dimensions.Machin adds, CFD software isIan Goddardabsolutely critical; without it we wouldHead of Technical Partnershipsnot know how to use wind tunnelRenault Sport Formula One Team67'