March 12, 2020
By default, your local materials list will include a single fluid material (air) and a single solid material (aluminum). If the fluid involved in your problem is air, you can use the default properties for air or modify the properties. If the fluid in your problem is water, you can either copy water from the ANSYS CFX database or create a new “water” material from scratch. If you copy water from the database, you can still make modifications to the properties of your local copy of water. The editing or creating of material properties is done in the Create/Edit Materials dialog box. To display the Create/Edit Materials dialog box, select the Create/Edit… button in the Materials task page. See the following sections for detailed information on how to change material properties.
Ansys CFX has a very large library with different materials that we can use for different simulations. Adding new materials is very easy.
The NACA four-digit wing sections define the profile by:
First digit describing maximum camber as percentage of the chord.
Second digit describing the distance of maximum camber from the airfoil leading edge in tenths of the chord.
OpenFOAM is the free, open source CFD software developed primarily by OpenCFD Ltd since 2004. It has a large user base across most areas of engineering and science, from both commercial and academic organisations.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to simulate a porous media using Ansys Fluent. In the first part, you can create the geometry and the mesh and the second part Ansys Fluent setup.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to configure your simulation with the Convection and analyze the convergence criteria to obtain accurate results
In this tutorial, you will learn how to simulate an Elbow 3d using Ansys Fluent, This is a basic tutorial and you can use Ansys Student version.
In this tutorial, you will learn how simulate heat transfer between plates with different solid materials. In addition to this, you will learn how to create an interface using Ansys Fluent.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to generate an XY Plot and save its picture (Post-Processing) using Ansys Fluent.
In this video, you will learn how to calculate the values of pressure, speed, temperature, and mass flow of a simulation.
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