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 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...

Written by Anastasia Churazova on November 28, 2017

Two out of three industrial pumps use 60% more energy than is required. Learn how CFD tools can help you ensure energy-efficiency...

Written by Akrem Mouffouk on November 7, 2017

With the modern building designs and the complexity of urban areas, the interaction between buildings has become more and more...

Written by Anastasia Churazova on August 18, 2017

As an HVAC engineer, you routinely go through the process of analyzing the designs being forwarded to you from the design...

Written by Radu Crahmaliuc on August 8, 2017

Truck design is an area where engineering simulation can be used extensively. Performed for virtually testing different vehicle...

Written by Ahmed Hussain on August 2, 2017

In the early days of construction, wind tunnel tests were the standard method for investigating the indoor air quality of...

Written by Guillermo Giraldo on July 31, 2017

Wind load is one of the main concerns in construction codes. In addition to gravitational loads, earthquakes, and other factors,...

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