Virtual ExperienceSeptember 21, 2021

How to Accelerate Product Innovation with Flow and Thermal Simulation

This article was written by Behnam Dastvareh. Behnam is a Computational Fluid…
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This article was written by Behnam Dastvareh. Behnam is a Computational Fluid Dynamics Engineer who joined ENA2 in July 2020. He received his PhD from the University of Calgary and was a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Alberta before joining the team. His research involved coding, simulating, and analyzing fluid flow, as well as heat and mass transport in a variety of systems. His areas of focus included Newtonian/non-Newtonian fluid flows, flow in porous systems, reactive flows, particle-laden flows, and flow instability. Behnam has several publications in refereed journals in the field and is the recipient of several awards from the scientific community. With his extensive experience and commitment to client driven solutions, Behnam is an invaluable asset to the mechanical engineering team at ENA2.

The Fluid Dynamics Engineer Role, part of the 3DEXPERIENCE® portfolio, provides fluid flow and thermal analysis simulations to help guide the design process for designers and engineers. It allows for evaluating optimal flow distribution, efficient thermal management, minimal pressure losses, and other performance criteria early in the design cycle. Fluid Dynamics Engineer enables design engineers to carry out high-fidelity internal and external fluid flow and thermal simulations, delivering actionable information to improve your product while designing it.

Inspire Innovation

In a typical design process for flow and thermal systems, designers or engineers create 3D models, which are then sent to a specialist for computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis and simulation. This typically takes several months, followed by physical testing. Fluid Dynamics Engineer is tailored for engineers who perform routine fluid flow and conjugate heat transfer calculations to guide design improvements while exploring innovative design concepts.

The solution leverages industry standard RANS-based finite volume CFD technology, with a fully guided user experience. It enables users to quickly explore hundreds of designs while concurrently improving product performance. This allows designers, engineers and even simulation novices to innovate simulation-driven designs.

With Fluid Dynamics Engineer, simulation technologies relate to CAD and PLM, thanks to the 3DEXPERIENCE connection, leveraging a single collaborative environment for end-to-end product development. Plus, high-performance computing capabilities on the cloud enable fast and powerful performance which is independent of your local hardware resources.

Cloud Computing Power

Cloud computing resources enable you to instantly leverage more power to perform simulations of any size or complexity whenever you need them.

Install and get started within an hour and expand beyond local hardware and software capabilities. Solve large, complex problems faster than in a desktop-only environment and purchase additional cloud credits anytime to increase computing resources as needed.

Because the 3DEXPERIENCE platform connects CFD simulations to CAD and PLM data, any design changes are easily updated in the simulation, and results are fed back into the 3D design immediately. Benefits of cloud-based product development include:

  • Reduce IT costs for hardware and software
  • Solve larger and more complex models with cloud computing resources
  • Accelerate turnaround time through High Performance Computing (HPC)
  • Deploy faster—get started within an hour

Get There Faster

Fluid Dynamics Engineer is for small, medium, or large companies who need to solve all types of Fluid Flow simulation problems to bring new and innovative products to market faster.

3DEXPERIENCE flow simulation leverages the SIMULIA technology to solve fluid flow problems faster and with more confidence. High-performance computers on the cloud speed up larger or complex simulations, enabling you to continue your day-to-day work on your local computer. Lastly, it is much easier to share, review, and compare simulation results with your colleagues on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.

If you are a manufacturer or designer looking to accelerate your product development to market, minimize physical testing, and reduce costs for performance validation, register for a free webinar, “CFD Simulations for Designers and Manufacturers with FMK” happening live on September 28, 2021, at 11:00am Mountain Time, hosted by ENA2, a certified Software Reseller Channel Partner for Dassault Systèmes.

CLICK HERE to register or find out more.

Discover extensive Fluids resources and connect with other Fluids experts in our SIMULIA Community.

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