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CFD simulations using AcuSolve

AcuSolve is a leading general-purpose Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) solver that is capable of solving the most demanding industrial and scientific applications. Based on the Finite Element method, AcuSolve ‚Äės robust and scalable solver technology empowers users by providing unparalleled accuracy on fully unstructured meshes. Applications ranging from steady RANS simulations to complex, transient, multiphysics simulations are handled with ease and accuracy. This course will take you through a complete FEM based CFD approach for solving problems like rotating machinery, flow in a pipe, all forms of heat transfer modeling, Fluid structure interaction and mixing problems. 

Course Format

  • 2 days
  • Instructor led
  • Presentation and hands-on exercises, one student to a computer


  • A basic knowledge of computational fluid dynamics.

Topics (includes hands on) 

  • Concepts and applications for DOE, optimization and stochastic studies.
  • Acusolve Introduction
  • AcuSolve Overview and features
  • AcuConsole Overview
  • Demo Problem - Pipe Flow
  • Acusim Programs
  • Workshop - Conjugate Heat Transfer
  • Solver Commands
  • Workshop - Blower (Using Reference Frame)
  • Input File Review (Workshop2)
  • Workshop - Blower2 (Using Sliding Mesh)
  • Post Processing
  • Program Options.
  • Workshop - Compressible Nozzle
  • AcuSolve Mesh Files
  • Boundary Conditions
  • Workshop - Rigid Body Motion
  • Solution Strategy
  • Workshop - Flexible Ring (P-FSI)
  • Restarting Simulations
  • Heat Transfer Modeling
  • Workshop - Natural Convection
  • Turbulence Modelling
  • Working with Expressions and Units
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