Simulation Guided Product Development with ANSYS AIM - FEA, CFD and Explicit Dynamics

Simulation Guided Product Development with ANSYS AIM

It is important for everyone involved in the development process to understand and to evaluate the design concept as quickly as possible. ANSYS AIM combines the technology to do this, in a uniform environment, to simulate your product performance, in terms of flow, strength, heat and magnetic characteristics. This seminar is aimed at anyone who wants a modern and accessible introduction to simulation capability, in order to assess their product design, and to characterise its behaviour. Our goal is to provide you with our practical knowledge of how to build your models efficiently, to describe the operating conditions correctly and to interpret the results safely.

How does CFD work?

Understanding basic relationships.

Checking solution plausibility.

Typical questions for solution mechanisms

Understanding the calculation of pressure losses.

Recognizing optimization opportunities.

Forces induced by fluid flow

Calculating drag forces.

Applying them to the structural model.

Heating and cooling

Calculating convective, conductive and radiative heat transfer between solids and fluids.

Calculating thermal distortion.

Toolbox for describing and understanding the calculated solutions

Interpreting the relationship between model details and desired results.

Describing the operating conditions correctly.

Safe handling of complex assemblies

Describing the interaction between assembly components.

Understanding the robustness of the solution.

Temperature effects

The need for simulating conduction, convection, and radiation.

Calculating stresses during heating or cooling of a component.

Multiple physics

Characterising magnetic forces and fluid flow in a solenoid valve.

Simulating a micro-drive with an electrical-thermal load.

Key terms:

ANSYS AIM

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