Prof. David Fletcher guides us through the key new features of interest in Ansys 2021 R2 for CFD, including some important new usability enhancements. This blog contains a series of short summaries with content tailored to particular physics / applications / topics of interest.
For the times when your CFD simulation is diverging or not behaving as expected, we offer a helpful checklist to systematically troubleshoot what is going wrong and successfully tackle the most challenging CFD problems.
This blog series focuses on a common question: What y+ should I use in my simulations? This is the final part (Part 3) in the series – Understanding impact of Y+ and number of prism layers on flow resolution in our CFD simulations
This blog series focuses on a common question: What y+ should I use in my simulations? This is Part 2 in the series – Resolving each region of the boundary layer.
This blog series focuses on a common question: What y+ should I use in my CFD simulations? This first post is designed to help you understand the physics of boundary layers in relation to CFD meshes and Y+ values.
In cricket, reverse swing bowling is much talked-about but often misunderstood. Conditions in the much anticipated 2019 Ashes cricket series between Australia and England are expected to be conducive to reverse-swing bowling. Let's use some CFD examples to help better understand the science of reverse-swing bowling.
RMIT Racing explains how both their combustion and electric F-SAE teams have decided to employ the use of Augmented Reality (AR) with technical support from LEAP for their 2018 campaigns, including an impressive visualisation of the aerodynamics of the R17c vehicle.
Wind engineering requires engineers to consider how a building responds to its environment as well as the effect that the structure will have on the space around it. Learn more about the use of CFD in wind engineering...
Flow-generated noise can have significantly adverse effects on our everyday lives. Product designers and engineers at the world’s most innovative and successful companies have recognised this fact, and are increasingly using CFD to incorporate noise mitigation strategies into their product design process.
On a stormy night in August 1981, a Cessna Centurion 210 aircraft crashed with 5 people on board in Barrington Tops, a rugged and isolated national park north of Newcastle, New South Wales. Despite a massive initial search effort and ongoing attempts by a group of dedicated volunteers, the challenging and complex terrain has conspired...