CFD

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is the branch of CAE that allows you to simulate fluid motion using numerical approaches. Learn how to analyze a wide range of problems related to laminar and turbulent flows, incompressible and compressible fluids, multiphase flows, and more with the cloud-based CFD software component of SimScale.

Written by Anastasia Churazova on May 28, 2018

CFD holds great promise for the AEC industry, enabling engineers to optimize the performance of buildings—download the...

Written by Anastasia Churazova on May 23, 2018

In 2016, global data centers used roughly 3% of the total electricity, and this consumption is expected to double every four...

Written by Guilherme Caminha on May 7, 2018

The term static pressure is widely used for many applications within fluid dynamics and thermodynamics, ranging from aerodynamics...

Written by Anastasia Churazova on May 3, 2018

CFD simulations are widely used for the prediction and assessment of pedestrian wind comfort and building aerodynamics. But to...

Written by Anastasia Churazova on April 25, 2018

CFD simulation can be highly beneficial for green building design projects and LEED certification, where sustainable design,...

Written by Attila Felföldi on April 23, 2018

This article explains what is the Venturi effect and what are its applications. See how fluid dynamics simulations can help...

Written by Netty Zaharia on February 8, 2018

Learn how to validate natural ventilation for a building and reduce the costs of mechanical ventilation. Free on-demand training...

Written by Serkan Solmaz on February 7, 2018

An aerodynamics simulation can accurately predict the forces and the movements over the external surfaces of a road vehicle....

Written by Christopher Vrettos on December 21, 2017

Christopher Vrettos tells his story with the SimScale Academic Program. He used CFD to investigate a drag reduction system (DRS)...

Written by Serkan Solmaz on December 15, 2017

Multiphase flow is one of the important fields of CFD. Learn the basics and discover modelling tips in this article. One of the...

Written by Anastasia Churazova on December 14, 2017

Should you use conventional mixing ventilation or design a displacement ventilation system for your building? Buildings come in...

Written by Serkan Solmaz on December 11, 2017

This article explains what is turbulence and gives tips on how to choose the right turbulence models for a CFD analysis. Learn...

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