Fluid Flow

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is a powerful tool for understanding the behavior of fluids within engineering systems. In this course, we explore the theory and modeling techniques for simulating fluid flow and heat transfer using Autodesk CFD.

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Lesson 1: Course overview

In this course, you'll learn about the types of boundary conditions and analysis methods used for both steady and unsteady flow. Watch this video for an overview.

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0 mins 45 seconds

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Lesson 2: Fluid Flow Overview

After completing this lecture, you will be familiar with the methodologies used to calculate the flow of fluids.

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4 mins 39 seconds

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Lesson 3: Becoming Familiar with Autodesk CFD Ultimate

After completing this lesson, you will be able download and install Autodesk CFD software, and navigate the Autodesk CFD Ultimate user interface.

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3 mins 33 seconds

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Lesson 4: Numeric Methods

After completing this lecture, you will be familiar with the application of numerical methods and able to compare different numerical methods.

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1 min 23 seconds

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Lesson 5: Preparing for Computation Fluid Dynamics (CFD)

After completing this lesson, you will be able to simplify the model to prepare it for export, develop a solid model of the fluid volume, and export the model directly to Autodesk CFD.

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5 mins 7 seconds

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Lesson 6: Establishing Boundary Conditions

After completing this lesson, you will be able to understand simulation workflow, set up boundary conditions for a study, and apply a mesh to the study model.

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3 mins 5 seconds

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Lesson 7: Steady Flow CFD Analysis

After completing this lesson, you will be able to identify types of steady flow, examine considerations for steady flow, and run a steady flow study.

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4 mins 40 seconds

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Lesson 8: Unsteady Flow CFD Analysis

After completing this lesson, you will be able to understand the simulation workflow, set up boundary conditions for the study, and create a transient load case for the study.

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5 mins 12 seconds

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Lesson 9: Unsteady Flow CFD Analysis

After completing this lesson, you will be able to set the criteria for an unsteady flow study, run an unsteady flow study, and review the transfer of heat between bodies over the duration of a study.

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3 mins 38 seconds

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