• 7th February 2023 - 12th April 2023
    9:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • 25th April 2023 - 27th April 2023
    9:30 am - 12:45 am
  • 27th June 2023 - 29th June 2023
    3:20 pm - 4:20 pm
  • 26th September 2023 - 28th September 2023
    3:20 pm - 4:20 pm

This course teaches the essential skills you will need to start performing basic computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations on your own using Ansys CFX software. Instructor demos and hands-on workshops cover every aspect of the end-to-end CFD workflow, including working with CAD models in Ansys SpaceClaim, creating quality CFD meshes with Ansys Meshing, and all aspects of performing CFD simulations in Ansys CFX. Course Modules 01 through 06 are organized into geometry (Ansys SpaceClaim), meshing (Ansys Meshing) and solver (Ansys CFX) topics, and for each of these three topics students go through the complete end-to-end workflow of a different CFD problem.

Following completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the end-to-end procedure of simple CFD problems using Ansys CFX
  • Learn how to use the most important functions of  Ansys SpaceClaim Direct Modeler
  • Learn how to  create high quality CFD meshes with Ansys Meshing
  • Become familiar with the end-to-end workflow of simple CFD problems using Ansys CFX

Who Should Attend?

Fluids Engineers, Combustion Engineers, Thermal Engineers and Aerodynamics Engineers


This online course is split into 6 sessions over 4 consecutive days at approximately 2 hours each.

Sessions commence at 9am.

Course Fee


Online Schedule

Start Date: 7 February 2023

Sessions on 7, 8, 9, 10 February.

Start Date: 25 April 2023

Sessions on  25, 26, 27, 28 April.

Start Date: 27 June 2023

Sessions on  27, 28, 29 June.

Start Date: 26 September 2023

Sessions on  26, 27, 28 September.

Classroom Training Option

A classroom-based course is also available at one of our venues if preferred to virtual training.

Registration / Further Information

We can also run this course on a date of your choosing or as a bespoke course. Please let us know if you are interested in this option.


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Details on how to join the webinar will be emailed to you once registered.

Session 1

  • Module 1: Overview of CFD
  • Lecture 1.0: Introduction to Ansys
  • Lecture 1.1: Introduction to Ansys Workbench
  • Lecture 1.2: Overview of CFD Process
  • Demo 1: Flow in a Mixing Tee
  • Workshop 1: Flow in a Mixing Tee
  • Module 2: Ansys Fluid Simulation Basics
  • Lecture 2.1: Ansys SpaceClaim Essentials
  • Demo 2.1: Flow Distribution in an Air Manifold (SCDM)
  • Lecture 2.2:Ansys Meshing Essentials
  • Demo 2.2: Flow Distribution in an Air Manifold (Meshing)
  • Lecture 2.3: CFX User Interface and Workflow
  • Demo 2.3: Flow Distribution in an Air Manifold (CFD)
  • Workshop 2: Flow Distribution in an Air Manifold

Session 2

  • Module 3: Defining Fluid Simulations
  • Lecture 3.1: Basic Operations in Ansys SpaceClaim
  • Demo 3.1: Mixing Hot and Cold Streams in a Mixing Elbow (SCDM)
  • Lecture 3.2: Global Mesh Control
  • Demo 3.2: Mixing Hot and Cold Streams in a Mixing Elbow (Meshing)
  • Lecture 3.3: Setting Up Physics
  • Demo 3.3: Mixing Hot and Cold Streams in a Mixing Elbow (CFD)
  • Workshop 3: Mixing Hot and Cold Streams in a Mixing Elbow

Session 3

  • Module 4: Postprocessing Fluid Simulations
  • Lecture 4.1: Geometry Handling and Repair
  • Demo 4.1: Tube Bundle (SCDM)
  • Lecture 4.2: Local Mesh Controls
  • Demo 4.2: Tube Bundle (Meshing)
  • Lecture 4.3: Postprocessing
  • Demo 4.3: Tube Bundle Post-processing
  • Workshop 4: Tube Bundle

Session 4

  • Module 5:Parameters and Design Points
  • Lecture 5.1: Main Tools, Parameters and Assemblies
  • Demo 5.1: Ball Valve (SCDM)
  • Lecture 5.2: Mesh Methods and Selective Meshing
  • Demo 5.2: Ball Valve (Meshing)
  • Lecture 5.3: Parameters and Design Points
  • Demo 5.3: Parametric Study in a Ball Valve (CFX)
  • Workshop 5: Parametric Study in a Ball Valve

Session 5

  • Module 6: Solving
  • Lecture 6: Solving
  • Demo 6: Solving (Mixing Elbow and Manifold cases)
  • Workshop 6: Solving (Mixing Elbow and Manifold cases)
  • Module 7: Lecture 7: CFD Best Practices
  • Workshop 7: Airfoil
  • Module 8: Lecture 8: Turbulence
  • Module 9: Lecture 9: Heat Transfer
  • Workshop 8: Electronics Cooling
  • Module 10: Lecture 10: Transient Flows
  • Workshop 9: Vortex Shedding

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Feedback from Previous Attendees

The course has highlighted new and improved techniques to enable the company to be more efficient and flexible with presentation of the analysis and results. Darchem Engineering

Excellent training provider in ANSYS modelling with in depth experience and expertise. Rolls-Royce Aerospace

The ANSYS CFX training course met my expectations and will be useful to me in the future. Parker Domnick Hunter

Very good and professional with real world examples. Waters Corporation

A clear and concise introduction to ANSYS Workbench. Parker Domnick Hunter

The course was pitched exactly right. Assystem UK

Great facility and staff, delivering a fully comprehensive training course. Real IT Services




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