CFD 101 | Ansys Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Training

Ansys Fluent Introductory Training

Course Overview:

Suitable for beginners looking to get started with Ansys Fluent or revisit concepts and methods. Learn how to perform computational fluid dynamics (CFD) in Ansys Fluent.

Who should take this course:

  • Beginners who need a comprehensive overview of Ansys Fluent.
  • Intermediate users who do not have a strong foundation and would like to thoroughly learn basic concepts.


When you complete the course you will:

  • Receive an official certificate of completion with professional development hours that can qualify for the continuing education requirements upon renewal of a PE license in most states.
  • Become proficient in:
    • Basics of CFD analysis
    • Importing geometry with Ansys SpaceClaim
    • Applying Boundary Conditions
    • Meshing using Ansys Meshing
    • Using Fluent solvers and options
    • Reviewing Fluent results

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Course Agenda | CFD 101

Module 1: Introduction to Ansys 
Workshops: Basics, Sketching in SpaceClaim

Module 2: Geometry I
Workshop: Creating Geometry

Module 3: Geometry II

Module 4: CFD Models
Workshop: Preparing a Model for CFD Analysis

Module 5: Parameters and Preparations 
Workshop: Named Selections and BOI’s

Module 6: Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
Workshop: Mixing Tee

Module 7: Geometry Overview and Meshing
Workshop: Mixer

Module 8: Geometry and Meshing 
Workshop: Heat Sink, Airplane

Module 9: Domain
Workshop: Flow Distribution in a Manifold

Module 10: Physics 
Workshop: Flow in a Mixing Elbow

Module 11: Postprocessing 
Workshop: Flow Over Heated Obstacles

Module 12: Solving 
Workshop: Solving

Module 13: Best Practices 
Workshop: Transonic Flow over an Airfoil

Module 14: Dealing with Turbulence 
Workshop: Backward Facing Step

Module 15: Heat Transfer 
Workshop: Electronics Cooling

Module 16: Transient Flow 
Workshop: Vortex Shedding



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