FEA/Design Validation

SolidWorks Flow Simulation

This class is designed to give a comprehensive hands-on overview of the core concepts of doing computational fluid dynamics (CFD) using SolidWorks Flow Simulation. This one-day training program is designed for new users of the Flow Simulation tool, and explores the key elements of performing fluid flow analysis, including model preparation, mesh optimization, heat transfer and result post processing.

SolidWorks Flow Simulation


Class Duration:
1 Day
Recommended Pre-Reqs:
  • Introduction to SolidWorks
Main Topics Covered:
  • Core CFD Concepts and Governing Equations
  • Model Preparation and Geometry Considerations
  • Mesh Creation and Optimization
  • Applying Boundary Conditions
  • Open & Closed Systems
  • Solving Options and Techniques
  • Conductive, Convective and Radiative Heat Transfer
  • Conjugate Heat Transfer
  • Analysis of Filters and other Porous Media
  • Post Processing and Result Visualization
  • Steady State and Transient Analysis

Upon completion of this course, users will have the core skills to competently perform most types of flow analysis. This Flow Simulation training class is also available online - click here for more information.

To extend your knowledge of Flow Simulation in a variety of industry-specific applications, please review our Advanced Flow Simulation web training offerings for Electronics Cooling, Industrial Applications, and Rotating Machinery.

Upcoming Classes

April 2014

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May 2014

Class Name Session(s) Start Date Location
SolidWorks Flow Simulation 1 Session Thu, May 08 Mountain View
SolidWorks Flow Simulation 1 Session Mon, May 12 Richmond
SolidWorks Flow Simulation 1 Session Wed, May 14 Ventura

June 2014

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