ANSYS CFD Courses - FLUENT, CFX, ICEPAK, Polyflow

604 - Introduction to CFX

611 - Introduction to Fluent

612 - Fluent for Combustors

613 - Fluid/Structure Interaction FSI with Fluent and ANSYS Mechanical

614 - Heat Transfer Modeling Using ANSYS Fluent

615 - Fluent Multiphase Simulation

616 - Fluent User Defined Functions (UDF's)

621 - Introduction to Icepak

631 - Meshing Rotating Machinery for CFD with TurboGrid

632 - Meshing for CFD with TGRID

651 - CFX Combustion and Radiation

652 - CFX Multiphase Flows

653 - CFX Turbulence Modeling

661 - Introduction to Polyflow


604 - Introduction to CFX

You should attend this course if you analyze fluid flow or conjugate heat transfer and have or are considering adding the CFX module to your ANSYS suite of products. You should have a B.S. in engineering or equivalent engineering experience, and should be familiar with the principals and terminology of computational fluid dynamics. This two-day course will help you to create, solve, and post-process fluid simulations using CFX. After completing the course you will be able to:

  • Utilize each aspect of the CFX user interface.
  • Understand how CFX works within the Workbench Framework
  • Import a mesh into the CFX preprocessor.
  • Create regions or domains in your model identifying fluids, solids, etc.
  • Assign fluid properties to your model.
  • Apply boundary conditions
  • Monitor solutions to achieve convergence.
  • Solve fluid flow and conjugate heat transfer problems.
  • Postprocess including plot, graph, and listing generation.
  • Identify mesh guidelines for CFD analysis.
  • Identify files used by CFX.
  • Utilize advanced features such as mesh adaptation and transient solutions.

Available Classes:
11/14/2018 - 11/15/2018 Tempe $1100.00  Register

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611 - Introduction to Fluent

You should attend this course if you analyze fluid flow or heat transfer using the Fluent CFD tool. You should have a B.S. in engineering or equivalent engineering experience, and should be familiar with the principals and terminology of computational fluid dynamics. This two-day course will help you to create, solve, and post-process fluid simulations using Fluent. After completing the course you will be able to:

  • Utilize each aspect of the Fluent user interface.
  • Understand how Fluent works within the Workbench Framework
  • Understand Fluent solver basics and control solver settings
  • Be able to apply boundary conditions to your model
  • Include turbulence effects
  • Simulation heat transfer effects
  • Understand the basics of user-defined functions in Fluent
  • Handle advanced physics and transient flow modeling
  • Postprocess the model with Fluent as well as the newer CFD Post

Available Classes:
12/04/2018 - 12/05/2018 Tempe $1100.00  Register

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612 - Fluent for Combustors

You should attend this course if you have a need to use Fluent for simulation of combustors. This class covers a small amount of introduction to Fluent but if you have no previous experience with fluent, the class 611 Introduction to Fluent class is recommended. You should have a B.S. in engineering or equivalent engineering experience and should be familiar with computational fluid dynamics. After completing this one day course you will be able to:

  • Understand the basic workflow of using Fluent as related to combustion
  • Apply boundary conditions for species transport and gaseous combustion
  • Model turbulence effects
  • Model heat transfer as it relates to combustion in a CFD environment
  • Model the combustion process in Fluent

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613 - Fluid/Structure Interaction FSI with Fluent and ANSYS Mechanical

You should attend this course if you have a need to perform Fluid/Structure Interaction (FSI) simulations using Fluent and ANSYS Workbench Mechanical. This class assumes you have a working knowledge of Fluent (see class 611 - Introduction to Fluent) and ANSYS Workbench Mechanical (see class 103 - Introduction to ANSYS Workbench Mechanical). After completing this two day course you will be able to:

  • Utilize ANSYS Workbench to perform one-way and two-way FSI problems involving Fluent and Mechanical
  • Understand the co-simulation techniques used as they relate to
    • Geometry
    • Meshing
    • Mechanical
    • Fluent
    • Data transfer
  • Perform FSI simulations involving pressure and temperature coupled with displacement for steady state and transient conditions

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614 - Heat Transfer Modeling Using ANSYS Fluent

You should attend this course if you have a need to perform heat transfer simulations of fluid regions using ANSYS Fluent. This class assumes you have a working knowledge of Fluent (see class 611 - Introduction to Fluent). After completing this one day course you will be able to:

  • Understand basic heat transfer principles
  • Perform heat transfer analyses including
    • Conduction
    • Forced Convection
    • Natural Convection
    • Radiation
    • Solar Loading
  • Perform heat transfer simulations involving porous regions

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615 - Fluent Multiphase Simulation

You should attend this course if you have a need to perform multiphase flow simulations in ANSYS Fluent. This class assumes you have a working knowledge of Fluent (see class 611 - Introduction to Fluent). After completing this two day course you will be able to:

  • Understand the volume of fluid (VOF) model
  • Understand the discrete phase model
  • Utilize Eulerian model gas-liquid flows
  • Utlize Eulerian model gas-solid flows
  • Utilize the mixture model
  • Perform workshops for
    • Drop ejection from a print head nozzle
    • Gas sparging system

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616 - Fluent User Defined Functions (UDF's)

You should attend this course if you have a need to develop user-defined functions for adding to the built in capabilities of ANSYS Fluent. This class assumes you have a working knowledge of Fluent (see class 611 - Introduction to Fluent). It also helps to have some background in the C programming language but this is not a requirement. After completing this one day course you will be able to:

  • Understand areas in which Fluent UDFs apply
  • Understand how they are constructed and compiled
  • Utilize user-defined memories and scalars
  • Parellelize your UDFs
  • Link parameters in ANSYS Workbench with UDFs

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621 - Introduction to Icepak

You should attend this course if you analyze electronics cooling using the ANSYS Inc Icepak tool. You should have a B.S. in engineering or equivalent engineering experience, and should be familiar with the principals and terminology of heat transfer. This three-day course will help you to create, solve, and post-process electronics cooling simulations using Icepak. After completing the course you will be able to:

  • Utilize the Icepak user interface.
  • Build geometry within Icepak
  • Utilize different Icepak Objects: flow/no flow/heat sinks/packages
  • Mesh geometric features
  • Apply boundary conditions
  • Solve
  • Post process results
  • Take advantage of parameters and optimization
  • Import CAD features
  • Perform Thermo/Mechanical analysis using ANSYS CFD Post
  • Simulate trace heating and Joule heating

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631 - Meshing Rotating Machinery for CFD with TurboGrid

You should attend this course if you need to create meshes of turbomachinery parts for CFD using ANSYS TurboGrid. You should have a B.S. degree in engineering or equivalent engineering experience and be familiar with CFD concepts and terminology. After completing this one day class you will be able to:

  • Understand the TurboGrid user interface within ANSYS Workbench
  • Understand the TurboGrid work flow
  • Attach geometry to be meshed
  • Utilize topology concepts to create hex meshes
  • Use mesh controls to get desired mesh densities
  • Take advantage of Automated Topology Meshing

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632 - Meshing for CFD with TGRID

You should attend this course if you need to create meshes for CFD simulations in Fluent using the ANSYS TGRID meshing tool. You should have a B.S. degree in engineering or equivalent engineering experience and be familiar with CFD concepts and terminology. After completing this two day class you will be able to:

  • Understand the TGRID user interface
  • Understand the TGRID work flow
  • Import a boundary mesh or STL facet file
  • Repair the boundary mesh as needed
  • Create a surface wrapper mesh
  • Create a tetrahedral mesh
  • Create a hybrid mesh with hex/quad, tetrahedral, and prism elements
  • Create a hexcore mesh, transitioning to prisms and tets
  • Create a cut-cell mesh
  • Create hex/tet and non-conformal meshes
  • Use mesh controls to get desired mesh densities

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651 - CFX Combustion and Radiation

You should attend this course if you need to perform combustion or radiation modeling using CFX. You should have a B.S. in engineering or equivalent engineering experience and should have already attended 604 - Introduction to CFX or have prior CFX experience. After completing this two-day course you will be able to:

  • Understand the physical definition of combustion as it applies to CFX
  • Use multiple combustion models in CFX:
    • Eddy Dissipation (EDM)
    • Finite Rate Chemistry (FRC)
    • Laminar Flame-let (LFM)
    • Burning Velocity Combustion
  • Model pollutants including NOx and soot
  • Model particle transport, oil combustion, and coal combustion
  • Model radiation effects including:
    • Discrete transfer and Monte Carlo methods
    • Gas emissivity as weighted sum of grey gas model
    • Transmission of radiation through solids such as glass

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652 - CFX Multiphase Flows

You should attend this course if you have a need to analyze multiphase flows (more than one fluid) with ANSYS CFX. You should have a B.S. in engineering or equivalent engineering experience and should have already attended 604 - Introduction to CFX or have prior CFX experience. After completing this two-day course you will be able to:

  • Understand the two fundamental approaches, Eulerian-Eulerian and Eulerian-Lagrangian
  • Handle effects such as buoyancy, droplets, and bubbles
  • Incorporate interphase heat transfer
  • Perform free surface simulations
  • Track particles within the simulation
  • Analyze fluidized beds
  • Handle phase change including boiling, condensation, and cavitation
  • Incorporate multiple species

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653 - CFX Turbulence Modeling

You should attend this course if you have a need to perform CFD simulations including turbulence with ANSYS CFX. This class assumes you are already familiar with simulation techniques such as structural or thermal. You should have a B.S. in engineering or equivalent engineering experience and should have already attended 604 - Introduction to CFX or have prior CFX experience. After completing this two-day course you will be able to:

  • Utilize turbulence models in CFX including:
    • Eddy viscosity models
    • Second moment closure models
    • Detached eddy simulation
    • Scale-Adaptive simulation

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661 - Introduction to Polyflow

You should attend this course if you have a need to perform CFD simulations involving extrusion and blow molding processes using the ANSYS Polyflow tool. You should have a B.S. in engineering or equivalent engineering experience. After completing this two-day course you will be able to:

  • Understand the Polyflow work flow and user interface within ANSYS Workbench
  • Understand the CFD principles involved in Polyflow simulations
  • Define material properties for Polyflow
  • Understand meshing considerations for Polyflow
  • Perform extrusion simulations using Polyflow
  • Perform blow molding simulations using Polyflow

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