• Implanted Stent
  • Gearbox
  • Hyperelastic Membrane with Self Contact
  • 2 Way FSI
  • Internal Combustion Engine
  • Screw Pump Immersed FSI
  • Screw Pump Immersed FSI
  • Drogue Parachute System
  • HFSS of CPU
  • High Power Connector
  • ICEM Mesh Types
  • Maxwell analysis of transformer
  • Mobile phone analysis
  • Pre-tensioned bolt
  • Solenoid magentic field analysis

Simulating Wind and Tidal Turbines using ANSYS Products and Expertise in FEA, CFD and Modelling

Our 1-day Training Course will provide excellent first insights into the ANSYS software tools and engineering techniques which are available for the successful development, manufacture and cost-efficient operation of Wind and Tidal Turbine Farms in Ireland.

The course is suitable for new and experienced ANSYS users.

The technical part of the Course will be conducted by Derek Sweeney, founder and MD of CADFEM Ireland Ltd, and cover:

CFD  Computational Fluid Dynamics

FEA  Finite Element Analysis

FSI   Fluid Structure Interaction

Preliminary Course Agenda:

9:15 Welcome
9:25 Brief overview of CADFEM Ireland Ltd
9:40 Using ANSYS to Simulate the Performance of Renewable Energy Machines
9.55 Lecture: CFD Simulation of Wind/Tidal Turbines using ANSYS CFX to include:
·    Geometry and meshing issues
·    Physics Pre-Processing and Boundary Conditions
·    Steady State modelling methods
·    Multiple Frames of Reference (MFR)
·    Post Processing
11:25 Break
11:40 Practical Hands on session to set-up typical wind turbine CFD simulation
12:55 Lunch
13:45 Lecture: Wind/Tidal Turbine Modelling using ANSYS Structural
14:45 Lecture: Fluid Structure Interaction using ANSYS Structural and CFX
15:15 Break
15:35 Practical Hands on session to set-up 1-way FSI simulation of a typical wind turbine
16:30 Lecture: Future Developments
·    Advances in Wind Farm Flow Modelling using CFD
·    Turbine Foundation Design Simulation using FEA
17:00 Discussion - Question and Answer Session
17:30 End of day

Course attendees will receive the ANSYS Training documentation and files for the day.  

About the host and organiser of this Course:

CADFEM Ireland Ltd, the ANSYS Channel Partner in Ireland, puts a strong focus on the use of ANSYS Simulation technologies and expertise in the Renewable Energy sector.

Engineering simulation solutions from ANSYS provide a low-cost route to proof of concept, giving project owners and investors the confidence that prospective devices will fulfil design objectives under anticipated environmental and load conditions.
Simulation helps to optimize designs to maximize the performance/cost ratio and to assess and increase project viability.

For more information, please contact:
Derek Sweeney, dsweeney@cadfemireland.com, Tel. 01 676 3765