Training Course

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Training

Class #CAE410

The goal of this course is to teach you how to set up, run and view results of a fluid flow and/or heat transfer analysis using SOLIDWORKS and the Standard version of SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation mechanical design automation software.

It is impractical to cover every type of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) problem in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation and still have the course be a reasonable length. Therefore, the focus of this course is on the fundamental skills and concepts central to successfully performing a CFD analysis. You should view the training course manual as a supplement to, not a replacement for, the system documentation and on-line help. Once you have developed a good foundation in basic skills, you can refer to the on-line help for information on less frequently used command options.

  • Topics Covered

    • Creating a SolidWorks Flow Simulation Project
    • Meshing
    • Thermal Analysis
    • External Transient Analysis
    • Conjugate Heat Transfer
    • EFD Zooming
    • Porous Media
    • Rotating Reference Frames
    • Parametric Analysis
    • Cavitation
    • Relative Humidity
    • Partical Trajectory
    • Supersonic Flow
    • and FEA Load Transfer
  • Course Materials

    The SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation training guide will be supplied at the beginning of class and is yours to keep.

  • Completion

    Students will have a strong understanding of how to utilize the tool in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation to improve their design cycles and their designs involving fluid flow.

  • Prerequisites

    Students attending this course are expected to have:
    • Mechanical design experience.
    • Completed the course CAD110 SOLIDWORKS Essentials.
    • Basic understanding in the field of fluid flow and heat transfer.
    • Experience with the Windows™ operating system.

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