Welcome to Autodesk Simulation CFD Fundamentals Training! The topics in this section cover the basic material everyone needs to know to use Autodesk Simulation CFD, including best practices and explanations of the fundamental concepts.
This material is designed for self-paced learning as well as an instructor-led class environment. In both methods, you will be exposed to concepts grouped in Chapters, followed by a demonstration of the use of those concepts (videos are available for self-paced training), then a step-by-step exercise to reinforce those concepts.
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The Fundamentals Training is divided into four units. Each unit is divided into several chapters. To get the most from this Training, we recommend that you work sequentially through each chapter and unit:
CAD Connection and Basic Model Interactions
|Launch the Car Model into Autodesk Simulation CFD|
Geometry Branch and Tools
Assigning Materials and Devices
Assign Materials to the car model
Assigning Boundary Conditions
Assigning Boundary Conditions to the car model
Defining the Mesh
Assign the mesh definition to the car model
Run the Simulation
20 minutes (includes solve time)
Can I Trust My Results?
Controlling Global Results
Measuring Part Temperatures
Modify the Legend Range and Assess Results on Parts
Using Planes to Understand the Results
|Explore Results with Planes and XY Plots|
Explore Results with Planes, Particle Traces, and the Bulk Calculator
Explore Results at Specific Points
Explore the Results with Iso Surfaces
Assess Forces and Temperatures on Walls
Part Visibility Controls in Results Mode
Modify part appearances
Using the Decision Center to Make Conclusions
Use the Decision Center to Assess Results
After you complete the Fundamentals training, you will be ready to expand your knowledge of Autodesk Simulation CFD with Application-specific and Advanced topics. These topics deal specifically with the types of problems you will be solving, from to , from to architecture, and advanced topics including , , , , and .
These topics are discussed in the , , and sections. Additionally, to learn more about customized training to suite your particular needs, please contact your local Autodesk Simulation CFD representative.