On-Demand Webinar

Best practices for creating accurate turbomachinery simulations using CFD software

Achieve quality and accuracy in turbine design with CFD simulations

Estimated Watching Time: 52 minutes


Demonstration of how CFD software can be used to create and refine turbomachinery simulations

<p>Turbomachines transfer energy between rotors and fluids. These machines are essential for energy supply from wind and hydropower, as well as steam and gas turbines. Watch our on-demand webinar to observe the application of Simcenter STAR-CCM+ turbomachinery flows. You’ll also learn best practices to improve quality and accuracy in turbomachinery simulations.</p>
<p>Webinar topics include:<ul><li>Turbomachinery workflows, including model selection, quality assurance and design decisions</li><li>Meshing considerations, including numerical accuracy, quality and shear layer resolution</li><li>Turbulence and rotor-stator interaction models</li><li>Boundary conditions</li></ul></p><h2>Learn how to refine the steady-state process for consistency</h2><p>The webinar features a demonstration of statistically steady turbulent flow, consisting of the average mass, momentum and total enthalpy equations. It includes the application of the implicit mixing plane algorithm of Simcenter STAR-CCM+ to model rotor state interaction as a steady state process. Tune in to observe how the steady-state process enables improved simulation consistency. </p><h2>Discover how applying finite element meshing can increase the quality of turbomachinery</h2><p>Mesh generation is an essential step in the simulation workflow and is critical for obtaining high-quality results. The webinar discusses items considered when generating meshes, including numerical accuracy. For all discrete methods, including finite element meshing, numerical errors decrease in proportion to the mesh size. Discover how Simcenter STAR-CCM+ quantifies numerical errors to help deliver reliable results.</p><h2>Learn how to accurately measure pressure boundary conditions for improved turbine design</h2><p>Measuring pressure boundary conditions is challenging in turbine designs. The webinar features Simcenter STAR-CCM+ comparing the total pressure ratio plotted over the mass flow rate. Whether you want to discover the essential aspects of best-practice CFD workflows or observe new turbomachinery post-processing features, this webinar will teach you how to take your CFD simulations to the next level. </p>

Meet the speakers


Dr. Georg Scheuerer

Managing Director

Georg Scheuerer studied Mechanical Engineering at Technische Universität München and did a PhD on turbulence modelling at Universität Karlsruhe. After his dissertation, Georg joined Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, establishing and managing a Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) research group. After a short stay at Gesellschaft für Reaktorsicherheit, Georg founded the company Advanced Scientific Computing GmbH, which became the predecessor of ANSYS Germany GmbH. At ANSYS Germany, Georg held product development, customer support, consulting and management positions. Since 2016, Georg has been Managing Director of ISimQ GmbH, a company specialising in CFD consulting and applications. Georg’s technical background is in turbulence, heat transfer, and multiphase flow modelling.

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