• 18th September 2024 - 19th September 2024
    1:40 pm - 2:40 pm

Learning or reviewing the fundamentals of computational fluid dynamics (CFD), including best practice, will enable you to get the most out of your own simulation software or assess the CFD undertaken by others with confidence.

This course can be delivered as an online version of our well established classroom-based course and will provide you with a solid foundation in the basic theory and application of CFD methods – helping you to run and critically evaluate simulations effectively and accurately.

The training sessions combine formal presentations with a number of practical workshops to reinforce learning. We use a flexible and robust web conferencing system for the online courses.

Who Should Attend?

Designers, engineers, researchers, students and managers who are currently or may in the future be involved with CFD within their role.

This course is suitable for anyone using CFD software directly, involved in specifying CFD projects or reviewing, checking and interpreting results within CFD reports.

As a fundamentals course, it is assumed that delegates do not have any previous experience. However, it can also serve as a refresher course if you have some existing CFD experience obtained from work or academic studies.


This online course is split into 2 sessions over 2 consecutive days at approximately 3 hours each.

Sessions commence at 9am.

Course Fee


Delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.

Online Schedule

18 – 19 September 2024

Classroom Training Option

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

Venue Details

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.


All Training Courses




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

Course Topics Include:


  • CFD: What, When and Why?
  • Applications

Basic Fluid Mechanics

  • Fluid Properties
  • Basic Equations
  • Types of Flow
  • Boundary Layers
  • Dimensionless Coefficients

Fundamentals of CFD

  • Finite Volume Formulation
  • Solution Methods
  • Differencing

Turbulence & its Modelling

  • Physical Meaning and Effects of Turbulence
  • Generic Turbulence Model Types

Near Wall Modelling

  • Boundary Layer Characterisation
  • Basis of Wall Function; y+ and its meaning
  • Meshing Implications and Guidelines

The CFD Process

  • Project Planning
  • Geometry Preparation
  • Mesh Generation
  • Physics setup
  • Solution control

Evaluating CFD results

  • Post Processing
  • Tips and Guidelines

Wrap Up

  • Final Questions
  • Further Learning

Registration / Further Information

18 September 2024

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Feedback from Previous Attendees

This was an excellent course that was very informative and interesting with a very knowledgeable tutor.  Dynamica Engineering

Highly recommended. Excellent delivery, job well done!  International Nuclear Services

Being new to CFD; this course is a good bridge between theory and application.  Priority Consult 

Very enjoyable course, valuable insights into the working of CFD projects. A ‘Must Do’ course before buying. Adventia 3D 

Very informative and useful course on the topic of CFD – a good starting point.  Munster Simms Engineering

Very knowledgeable instructor.  Falcon Foodservice Equipment

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