ICEM-CFD and FLUENT - Short term course


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Typology Certificate
Methodology Online
Duration 6 Weeks
  • Certificate
  • Online
  • Duration:
    6 Weeks

To make popular CFD tools from the industry viable for working professionals interested in simulation driven environment.
Suitable for: Working professionals in CAD/CAE intending to learn upfront CFD tools. Professionals looking for a career path change. Faculty members looking for enhancing simulation capabilities through advanced CFD software tools. Students looking for complementing their regular course work with advanced CFD software tools

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¬∑ Requirements

* Exposure to Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer * Exposure to computer aided engineering tools like CAD packages is a plus


Kaivalya Bakshi
What I would highlight Recommended Very good faculty with a pragmatic approach to problems and cleverly decided course contents make it an overall winner.

What could be improved Support and training material could be better

Would you recommend this course? Yes.
Kaivalya Bakshi
What I would highlight Very good faculty with a pragmatic approach to problems and cleverly decided course contents make it an overall winner.

Would you recommend this course? Yes.

Course programme

Fundamental Training

Fluid Mechanics

Concept of continuum, streamline, streakline and pathlines, Buoyancy, Lagrangian and Eulerian Descriptions, Reynolds transport theorem, Integral and differential form of conservation equations, Viscous and inviscid flows, Laminar and turbulent flows, Euler and Navier Stokes equations.

Heat Transfer

Fundamentals of Conduction, Convection and Radiation, Velocity and thermal boundary layers, External forced convection, Internal forced convection, natural convection, Heat transfer by radiation, Conjugate heat transfer.

Numerical Methods

Overview of Finite Difference, Finite Volume Methods, Upwind and downwind schemes, Simple and Simpler PV-Coupling, Higher order methods, Implicit and explicit methods, Steady and transient solutions, consistency, convergence, and stability.

Turbulence Modeling

Theory of turbulence, Closure problem, Reynolds Averaged N-S equations (RANS), Eddy viscosity models, Algebraic models, One equation models, Two equation models, Near wall treatment, Large Eddy Simulation (LES) and Direct numerical simulation (DNS).

Geometric Modeling and CAD Repair

File formats and translators, Fundamentals of CAGD, Concept of topology, Creation of water tight geometry, Healing the geometry.

Structured Grid Generation

Linear interpolations, Transfinite interpolations, Laplace grid generation, Poisson grid generation, Map and submap, Sweeping, Surface grid generation, Mono block, multi block, Hierarchical multi block, Grid clustering and grid enhancement.

Unstructured Grid Generation

Basic theory of unstructured grid generation, advancing front, Delaunay triangulation and various point insertion methods, Unstructured quad and hex generation, grid based methods, Concept of medial axis and medial surface, various elements in unstructured grids, Surface mesh generation, Surface mesh repair, Volume grid generation, Volume mesh improvement, mesh smoothing algorithms, grid clustering and quality checks for volume mesh. ICEM-CFD

Geometry import and repair

Geometry creation in ICEM-CFD

ICEM-CFD Tetra Meshing

Extracting fluid domain and creating body

Controlling mesh through global meshing parameters

Local meshing parameters on edges and surfaces

Tet/Prism and Hexa-core Meshing

Surface/shell meshing

Concept of patch dependent and independent meshing

Mesh editing techniques

ICEM-CFD Hexa Meshing

Concept of multiblock grid generation technique

C, H and O topology

2D and 3D block creating techniques

Block split operations

Generation and manipulation of O-Grid

Vertex merge and edit block operations

Vertex move and alignment operations

Association and projection

Pre-mesh parameters and control

Exporting mesh for different solvers


  • Basic steps for CFD analysis using FLUENT
  • GUI and TUI mode
  • Reading and manipulating the grid
  • Boundary conditions basics and its mathematics
  • Solver basics
  • Solver mathematics
  • Modeling conjugate heat transfer
  • Modeling turbulent flows
  • Modeling domain with moving and deforming mesh
  • Overview of multiphase flows
  • Post processing

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