A Practical Approach to Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) using ANSYS Fluent

What will students learn in this course?

Our main objective of the course is to introduce you to the fluid dynamics analysis tool ANSYS FLUENT. You will learn the CFD fundamentals as well as the software.

You will able to understand the importance of the simulation tool and will start to solve your real-world problems on your own.

Our main objective of the course is to make you understand how CFD is used as a design tool.

You will be able to understand the use of CFD results for predicting product performance, optimizing the designs, and validating the product behavior.

The main outcome of this course is to help you to solve your own queries and a better understanding of fluid dynamics involved in real-world scenarios.

Who are the target students?

No specific educational degree is necessary to take this course. CFD analysis is based on fundamental equations of fluid dynamics and heat transfer; hence participants from mechanical, chemical, civil, and petroleum fields find themselves more comfortable than other backgrounds. They will also benefit more than participants from other backgrounds.

Course description

In today’s competitive world, simulation has become an important tool for design and operation control. It helps to find quick and accurate results throughout design and manufacturing as well as during end-use. ANSYS FLUENT software contains the broad physical modeling capabilities needed to model flow, turbulence, heat transfer, and reactions for industrial applications ranging from airflow over an aircraft wing to combustion in a furnace, from bubble columns to oil platforms, from blood flow to semiconductor manufacturing, and from cleanroom design to wastewater treatment plants. This simulation software allows you to predict, with confidence, the impact of fluid flows, and heat transfer on your product.

This course explicitly focuses on solver and post-processing part of typical CFD process using simulation tool ANSYS FLUENT with a pinch of preprocessing parts like geometry generation and manipulation using ANSYS SPACECLAIM and meshing with a new mesher interface in ANSYS FLUENT Environment. This course is a perfect blend of theoretical foundation and software exposure. This course starts with the CFD fundamentals. Under which you will be learning partial differential Naiver Stokes equations, numerical methods, and finite volume method. Once you are comfortable with the basics of CFD, you will learn the solver ANSYS FLUENT software. Primarily you will get acquainted with the GUI of software. The typical workflow into the solver will get introduced. You will be learning in detail the solver basics such as boundary conditions, solver settings, residuals, etc. Special attention is given to the solver mathematics. You will also get the flavor of different models governing physics such as turbulence, combustion, multiphase, etc. As you get accustomed to solver GUI and typical workflow, then course takes you to the post-processing aspects which are the most important part of the simulation. You will be learning how to extract simulation results, visualization techniques, and understanding and interpreting those results. At the end of this course, you will be undergoing three video tutorials which will elucidate simulation of the real-world problem using ANSYS FLUENT.

Course Curriculum

A Brief Review of Viscous Flow Theory
1. A Brief Review of VISCOUS FLOW THEORY – Part 1 – Fundamentals of Fluid Mechan Details FREE 00:16:00
1. A Brief Review of VISCOUS FLOW THEORY – Part 2 – Fluid Properties Details FREE 00:07:00
1. A Brief Review of VISCOUS FLOW THEORY – Part 3 – Viscosity Details FREE 00:21:00
1. A Brief Review of VISCOUS FLOW THEORY – Part 4 – Laminar vs Turbulent flow Details FREE 00:26:00
1. A Brief Review of VISCOUS FLOW THEORY – Part 5 – Methods of Meaasurement of Viscosity Details FREE 00:23:00
1.1.6 Details FREE 00:24:00
Lecture 2 - Review of Fundamental Concepts CONTINUM & CONTROL VOLUME
2 Concept of continuum and control volume Details FREE 00:11:00
A Brief Description of Fluid Flow EULERIAN & LAGRANGIAN
aa1 Details FREE 00:13:00
aa2 Details FREE 00:20:00
aa3 Details FREE 00:15:00
Lecture 4 - Numerical Approaches & its Theory
1.4.1 Details FREE 00:06:00
1.4.2 Details FREE 00:10:00
1.4.3 Details FREE 00:09:00
1.4.4 Details FREE 00:11:00
1.4.5 Details FREE 00:17:00
1.4.6 Details FREE 00:19:00
1.4.6 a Details FREE 00:19:00
1.4.6 b Details FREE 00:17:00
1.4.7 Details FREE 00:17:00
1.4.8 Details 00:25:00
1.4.9 Details 00:24:00
1.4.10 Details 00:39:00
Lecture 5 - Reynolds Transport Theorem
1.5 Details 00:17:00
Lecture 6 - Navier Stokes Equations
1.6 Details 00:17:00
Lecture 7 - Introduction to Turbulence
1.7 Details 00:28:00
Lecture 8 - Stability of Laminar Flow
1.8 Details 00:33:00
Lecture 9 - Reynolds Number
1.9 Details 00:17:00
Chapter 2 - Introduction to Workbench Interface
21 Details 00:08:00
22 Details 00:09:00
23 Details 00:09:00
24 Details 00:10:00
25 Details 00:10:00
26 Details 00:11:00
27 Details 00:04:00
2.8 Details 00:06:00
2.9 Details 00:07:00
2.10 Details 00:07:00
2.11 Details 00:07:00
2.12 Details 00:09:00
chapter 3
3.1 Details 00:20:00
3.2 Details 00:09:00
32 Lecture 2 -Design Modular – Modify Toolbox Details 00:17:00
33 Lecture 3 – Design Modular – Sketching Interface and Draw Tool box Details 00:15:00
Meshing chapter 4
Lecture 1 – Introduction to Meshing Part – 1 Details 00:14:00
Lecture 2 – Introduction to Meshing Part – 2 Details 00:53:00
lecture 3 – Introduction to meshing part 3 Details 00:43:00
lecture 4 – Introduction to meshing part 4 Details 00:19:00
lecture 5 – Introduction to meshing part 5 Details 00:44:00
lecture – 6 global controls and local ciontrolsy Details 00:22:00
Lecture- 7 defaults window Details 00:26:00
lecture 8 element order Details 00:24:00
lecture 9 size function Details 00:32:00
Lecture -10 Updating The Mesh Cell State Details 00:40:00
lecture – 11 Using uniform size functions for sheets Details 00:27:00
Lecture 12 - Geometric modelling 3d
Lecture 4 – Modify Tools Part -2 Details 00:12:00
Lecture 5 – Design Modeler – Dimension Tools Details 00:07:00
Lecture 6 – Constraints And Settings Details 00:14:00
lecture 7 – Geometric Modelling 3d Part – 1 Details 00:22:00
Lecture 8 – Geometric Modelling 3d Part – 2 Details 00:17:00
Lecture 9 – Geometric Modelling 3d Part – 3 Details 00:16:00
Lecture 10 – Geometric Modelling 3d Part – 4 Details 00:21:00
lecture – 11 Geometric modelling 3d – Part 5 Details 00:17:00
lecture 12 – Geometric modelling 3d – Part 6 Details 00:14:00

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