Course Launch : CFD Modeling with STAR-CCM+ (*FREE Software Access)

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04 September

A 6 weeks course with perfect blend of theory & software knowledge in order to understand fundamentals of computational fluid dynamics and develop skills using STAR-CCM+ software (free access). The course will introduce you to fundamentals of fluid mechanics and numerical methods and will progress towards detailed concepts of geometry creation and meshing using Star CCM+. It combines theoretical and software tool knowledge so that you can master the technique of CFD analysis using Star CCM+ software.

Ideal For :

  • Engineering Graduates and Post-Graduates (B.E / B.Tech / M.E. / M. Tech in Aerospace, Automobile, Mechanical, Industrial Production, Chemical, Petro-chemical, Bio-chemical and Bio-medical)
  • Third Year (Sem-II) or Final Year Engineering Students
  • Final Year B.E Students who are aspiring for higher education abroad
  • Working Professionals in Design, Manufacturing and Service Industry

Course Pre-requisites :

Course has no pre-requisites but participants having knowledge of fluid mechanics and numerical methods would get extra advantage. The course assumes that you are well versed with the basics of Fluid mechanics and Mathematics at early engineering graduation level.

Course Content :

The course will introduce you to fundamentals of fluid mechanics and numerical methods and will progress towards detailed concepts of geometry creation and meshing using Star CCM+. It combines theoretical and software tool knowledge so that you can master the technique of CFD analysis using Star CCM+ software. If you are dealing with CFD analysis of a flow or thermal analysis for the first time and need a head start with your career in CFD domain, register for this course today!

1. CFD Fundamentals

  • Introduction to CFD
  • CFD Equation and Solutions
  • CFD Equation and Solutions
  • Finite Volume Method

2. STAR CCM+ training installation

  • Getting your training software
  • Installing STAR CCM+ at your end
  • STAR CCM+ licensing

3. Introduction to STAR-CCM+ Workflow

  • What is STAR CCM +?
  • Launching STAR CCM+
  • General Workflow of the software
  • GUI Layout of STAR CCM+
  • Basic structure of Model Tree
  • STAR CCM+ File structure

4. Geometry Modeling in STAR CCM+

  • Using 3D CAD
  • Creating and Importing Geometry
  • Managing and repairing geometry
  • Surface clean-up tools
  • Applying tags to parts
  • Boolean operations on parts
  • Repairing part surfaces and curves
  • Exporting parts
  • Post processing/Display of geometry
  • Surface preparation tools
  • Surface repair and manipulation
  • How to define simulation topology
  • Concept of Geometry parts
  • Concept of Regions
  • Difference between geometry parts and regions
  • Region creation and modification operations
  • Boundary creation and manipulation operations

5. STAR CCM+ Meshing

  • Introduction to meshing concepts
  • Part based meshing
  • Region based meshing
  • Application of Surface meshers
  • Application of Surface wrapper
  • Application of Surface remesher
  • How repair surfaces using automatic tools
  • Modification of surface mesh
  • Application of Volume meshers
  • Creation of Polyhedral mesh
  • Creation of Tetrahedral mesh
  • Creation of Prism layer mesh
  • Modification and repair of volume mesh
  • Mesh refinement tools
  • Analysis of mesh quality
  • Mesh visualization tools

6. STAR CCM+ Physics modeling

  • Setting up physics models
  • Importing mesh for physics definition
  • Introduction to Steady state and transient simulation
  • Defining material properties
  • Flow modeling in STAR CCM+
  • Modeling viscous regimes
  • Laminar flow model
  • Turbulent flow models
  • Modeling gravity
  • Modeling Thermal Energy
  • Specifying Boundary conditions
  • Solver basics
  • Using coupled approach for flow and energy modeling
  • Using segregated approach for flow and energy modeling
  • Setting up Solver reference values
  • Solver initialization
  • Transport equations

7. Analysing results in STAR CCM+

  • Concept of scenes
  • Displayers
  • Geometry
  • Scalar
  • Vectors
  • Streamlines
  • Contours
  • Probes
  • Isosurfaces
  • Planes
  • Derived parts
  • Extracting quantitative results

8. STAR CCM+ practice tutorials and workshops

9. On demand Webex workshops

This is not just another run of the mill online course. We believe and ensure that the CFD course based on STAR-CCM+ is the most comprehensive CAE learning solution provided through e-learning. It contains :

  • The most comprehensive course content
  • Learning solutions are available 24 hours throughout the course duration
  • Dedicated tutor to answers all your doubts
  • Customized on demand workshop videos
  • Video tutorials
  • Assigned mini projects during course duration
  • Help in strengthening CFD fundamentals
  • FREE Access to Software Licence for 9 weeks

 

The Author

ganesh-visavale

Dr. Ganesh is a leading researcher in computational engineering, sustainable energy and its application in process industry. He has done immence contribution in LearnCAx. Before he joined post-doctoral fellowship at IIT Delhi, he was the general manager at LearnCAx. He was instrumental in conceptualization, development and implementation of online education from CCTech for CAx professional. Ganesh has a number of publications both in international journal and conference proceedings. Before CCTech, he held the position of Associate Scientist in solar thermal division at Sardar Patel Renewable Energy Research Institute, Anand.

Ganesh holds Ph.D and M.Chem. Engineering from Department of Chemical Engineering, Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai (formerly UDCT Mumbai).


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