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Multiphase Flow Modeling Using ANSYS FLUENT

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Category : CFD
Course Code : CFD-AD-PR-002
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CFD Advanced 4 Weeks

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Includes all multiphase modules Comprehensive video lessons
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Industrial problems to exercise 20 hours of technical support
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CFD based multiphase flow modeling tools are now considered as highly reliable technology to simulate multiphase flow applications. As a design engineer you will encounter multiphase flows in many chemical and process industry applications. Basic knowledge of CFD will not be sufficient if you want to design such multiphase flow systems using simulations. This course will equip you with necessary knowledge to successfully model multiphase flows.


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Study of Fluid Flows

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In this lesson we will first see what fluid Flow is and fundamental terminologies related to fluid dynamics. Historically fluid flow has been studied by experimental and theoretical methods. We will have an overview of these methods in this lesson. Simulation is also now considered to be a reliable method to study fluid flow and allied phenomenon. We will see why this is so. In the end we will have a comparison between experimental and simulation study methods.

Introduction to Multiphase Flows

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Before you start using CFD for simulation of multiphase flows, you should have a clear understanding of multiphase flows and their fundamental theory. This lesson will introduce you to the fundamentals of multiphase flows. First you will learn what a phase means. Then you will see the difference between single phase and multiphase flows. The lesson will also review different types of multiphase flow and terminologies associated with multiphase flows. You will also understand why we should study multiphase flow at all.


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Introduction to CFD

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This lesson will be your first exposure to CFD in the course. The objective of this lesson is to show you why we need to study fluid dynamics and how CFD is an interesting and efficient tool to study fluid dynamics. The lesson will also tell you how and where CFD is applied for design. It will provide you with an introduction to the process of CFD analysis. It will also highlight benefits and limitations of CFD as a design tool.


CFD Equations and Numerical Solution

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This lesson will start with a review of mathematical equations which govern fluid flow and heat transfer. Then you will be introduced to ordinary differential equations and partial differential equations and the generalized form of Navier stokes equations. You will know how the Navier Stokes equations are modified or enhanced for solving turbulent flows, reactions as well as particulate flows. We will see an overview of the finite difference and finite volume method. At the end we will also see what discretization means.


Fundamentals of Finite Volume method

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CFD is not magic and CFD software is not a black box. There is physics, mathematics and numerical methods behind CFD. In this lesson we will see how the Navier Stokes equations are converted into mathematical formulations using the finite volume methods. The lesson will introduce you to the finite volume method. Then you will be taught how to convert the partial differential equations to linear algebraic equations. We will discuss formulations which are used to apply finite volume methods for steady state flow and heat transfer problems.


CFD Analysis – Software Perspective

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In the initial lesson of the course concepts of CFD are explained from theory perspective. But when you use software for CFD analysis you need to change your perspective towards usage. Along with governing equations we also have to focus on CFD models in software and their selection process. This lesson will introduce you to the concept of ‘CFD Analysis from software perspective’. The lesson will first explain CFD software architecture and software capabilities. Basic steps of any general software based CFD analysis process will be taught.


User Interface of ANSYS FLUENT

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Before using any software it is critical to be familiar with its graphic user interface or GUI. For complex software like FLUENT which has lots of models and user inputs this is even more important. This lesson will walk you through the software GUI so that you become familiar with the aspects of the GUI and can start using the software for basic tasks.


Fundamentals of multiphase flow modeling

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To model multiphase flow it is not just sufficient to consider Navier Stokes equations. Additional modeling equations and techniques are involved in simulation of multiphase flow phenomenon. In this lesson we will try to understand all equations and modeling algorithms that are used for simulation of multiphase flows. We will discuss topics like dimensionless numbers, eulerian and lagrangian specifications. We will also review the modeling approaches of eulerian lagrangian, esulerian eulerian and volume of fluid.


Introduction to Multiphase flow modeling in ANSYS FLUENT

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This lesson will be your first introduction to multiphase flow modeling process in ANSYS FLUENT. In this lesson we will study multiphase modeling from application point of view. We will study different types of flow regime. Then you will learn how to select multiphase models in FLUENT for specific applications. The entire process flow to setup a multiphase flow model will be taught in detail.


Eulerian-Eulerian multiphase model in ANSYS FLUENT

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This lesson is based on the Eulerian Eulerian model in ANSYS FLUENT. The lesson will first review Eulerian multiphase equations and then applications of Eulerian model. After this we will briefly discuss the algorithm of Eulerian Eulerian approach and move on to modeling procedure. Within the modeling procedure section you will be taught how to setup the Eulrian Eulerian multiphase model in FLUENT and various user inputs will be explained in detail. The lesson will also cover the granular model within ANSYS FLUENT.


Volume of Fluid (VOF) model in ANSYS FLUENT

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This lesson will start with the review of modeling approach within the Volume of Fluid (VOF) model. It will provide you detail understanding of the VOF modeling equations. You will also learn criteria which decide the applicability of the VOF model. Once a clear understanding of concepts and equations is obtained the lesson will teach you how to setup a VOF model based CFD problem. All topics related to VOF model input like VOF schemes, transient calculations, phase definition, surface tension, and wall adhesion will be clearly explained.


Discrete Phase model (DPM) in ANSYS FLUENT

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This lesson will first explain the modeling approach and governing equations of the discrete phase model (DPM). A brief review of the Eulerian Lagrangian approach will be included. Then it will explain different types of forces included within the DPM approach. The lesson will then teach the entire setup of DPM based CFD simulation. Meaning and application of different user inputs like particle injection, types, injection properties and DPM boundary conditions will also be explained.


Mixture model in ANSYS FLUENT

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This lesson will teach you fundamental concepts and application of the mixture model. An overview will also be given about limitations of this model. Once you understand the concept of mixture model the lesson will teach the meaning and procedure of providing all required user inputs for this model. Topics like cavitation effects and compressible flow effects will also be briefly covered in this lesson.


Wet Steam model in ANSYS FLUENT

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This lesson will teach you how to use the wet steam model that is available in FLUENT software. In this lesson you will first understand what the wet steam model is and its applicability. Then we will study the basics of wet steam model and its limitations. In the end we will see how to setup the wet steam model and its various user inputs.


Video Tutorial : CFD simulation of sloshing phenomenon

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The aim of this tutorial is to demonstrate you the use of VOF model for simulation of sloshing phenomenon. Through this tutorial you will become comfortable in using VOF multiphase model as well as overall process flow of formulating a multiphase flow CFD simulation.


Assignment : Modeling multiphase flow through channel

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The aim of this course assignment is to provide you practice in application of multiphase flow modeling techniques to carry out simulation of a flow phenomenon. This assignment deals with modeling flow through channel connecting two chambers. After completing this assignment you will be comfortable in selection and implementation of one of the multiphase model that you learned in the course.


Assignment : Modeling flow of granular solid particles along a fluid stream

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This second course assignment deals with modeling flow of granular solid particles along a stream. After completing this assignment you will be comfortable in selecting and implementation of one of the multiphase model that you learned in the course.


Assignment : Modeling particle-laden flow in a duct system

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The third course assignment deals with modeling particle-laden flow in a duct system. After completing this assignment you will be comfortable in selecting and implementation of one of the multiphase model that you learned in the course.

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Level
Level
  • Advanced

Software
Software
  • ANSYS FLUENT
  • ANSYS ICEM CFD
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Overview

Most of the fluid flow phenomenon occurring in chemical and process industry involves presence of multiple phases. In order to tackle these complexities and to correctly design such processes it becomes essential to get detailed insight into multiphase physics and its effect on the overall performance or operation of the process. CFD based Multiphase flow modeling tools are now considered as highly reliable technology to obtain complete understanding of flow and thermal behaviors of broad range of multiphase flow applications. For tackling problems involving modeling of multiphase flow it is not just sufficient to be familiar with CFD software or its process. A CFD analyst requires additional knowledge of multiphase flows, equations which resolve multiphase flows, and software skills to apply multiphase flow models to real world phenomenon. This course will teach you all aspects of multiphase flow modeling using ANSYS FLUENT as CFD software. 


Recommended background

A technical education background is preferred for this course. An engineering degree will definitely be beneficial although it is not mandatory. A participant must be familiar with process of conducting CFD analysis using ANSYS FLUENT and ICEM CFD. Please note that you will not require any expertise in ANSYS FLUENT and ICEM CFD, but only beginner’s level knowledge is required. 

If you do not have required experience in use of ANSYS FLUENT and ANSYS ICEM CFD we recommend you to take our course ‘CFD Modeling Using ANSYS ICEM CFD and ANSYS FLUENT’ before this course. For more details please visit the course webpage. 


Your Learning

By the end of this course you will gain expertise in conducting multiphase flow modeling using ANSYS FLUENT. Apart from teaching software skills our objective in this course is also to make you understand how CFD is used as a design tool for simulation based studies involving multiphase flow systems.

Below will be your learning in this course:

  • You will have better understanding of fundamentals of multiphase flow.
  • You will clearly understand how CFD equations are modified for simulation of multiphase flows.
  • You will learn how to conduct CFD simulation of fluid flows involving multiple phases.
  • You will learn how to conceptualize a multiphase flow problem and apply different multiphase models to simulate it.
  • You will realize the benefit of using CFD based models for design of multiphase flow systems. 

Syllabus

Content

The course mainly contains video lessons based on fundamental theory and software skills. Apart from video lessons you can also request for on demand demos from which you will get better understanding of software application. The course is delivered based on a concept of ‘learning lessons accompanied with live mentoring sessions’. Initial section of the course contain fundamental lessons, middle part is based on techniques used to model multiphase flows and last part will teach you all software skills to model such flows using ANSYS FLUENT. Based on the content of the video lessons and mentoring time you can expect to complete the course in 2 to 3 weeks.


Course Format

The course mainly contains video lessons. The duration of each lesson varies from few minutes for some simpler lessons to 40 minutes for some complex lessons. For short software demos the duration is very small and for detailed software related lessons the duration is large. The course also contains other content like tests and assignments. The course is delivered based on a concept of ‘online learning using video lessons accompanied with live mentoring’. 

Below are features or elements of our training process :

Video lessons : The course consists of video lessons on various topics of theory and software knowledge. You can gain knowledge and software skills by watching these video lessons any number of times.

Video tutorial : Video tutorial will also be provided to you as part of the course. They are sample CFD problems which explain or demonstrate how to conduct CFD simulation of common industrial problems using the software ANSYS FLUENT. 

Software Demos: The course also consists of on demand as well as recorded software demos. These short videos explain some tools or operations of software so that you can watch and practice on your own. 

Course Assignments : After certain software learning is complete you will be provided with assignments. These assignments will be industrial level mesh generation or CFD simulation problems which you will have to do on your own using skills acquired in the course. You will be provided with all the necessary input files for the assignments. Once you complete these assignments you will have to submit them to us for evaluation.

Mentoring :  Along with our course content we also provide mentoring for the participants in this course. The mentoring is provided to resolve any of your doubts or question related to the course learning. There are two types of mentoring :

  1. Unlimited mentoring through email: During the course you may have queries or doubts about the course content. To resolve those queries our mentors will interact with you using email. You can ask your queries through email and our mentors will provide you with specific answers to help resolve your queries.
  2. Limited hours of live mentoring: In this our mentors will conduct a live mentoring sessi