ANSYS 17.0 Webinar Series

We developed ANSYS 17.0 with one vision in mind: to improve your engineering simulation experience and product development outcomes by a factor of 10, or 10x. Following up on this theme, we’re offering 10 webinars that highlight major advances in ANSYS solutions across all fields — advances that will solve your product design challenges easier and faster. Register for one — or all 10!

On-Demand Webinars

Faster, More Accurate Combustion in ANSYS CFD

Improved speed and accuracy of combustion simulation are just a couple of the significant advances in ANSYS CFD 17.0. These advances will help combustion engineers design for fuel flexibility, predict ignition, reduce emissions and increase fuel economy in a wide range of applications, including cars, trucks, jet engines, boilers and equipment used in material processing applications.

Attend this webinar to learn about key advances in ANSYS CFD, including support for all of Reaction Design’s Chemkin reaction mechanisms, the Modern Fuels Library, the use of flamelet-generated manifolds, and soot modeling capabilities. ANSYS Forte, the IC Engine simulation solution, has also been incorporated into the ANSYS CFD package license. Discover how this combustion solution is fully integrated into ANSYS Workbench, including geometry prep, meshing and CFD-Post for a fast and easy workflow.

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Better, Faster Prep and Meshing in ANSYS CFD

ANSYS 17.0 greatly enhances the model preparation and meshing process so you can minimize tedious hands-on time and maximum use of CFD to make better, faster decisions to overcome your most difficult product design challenges. Engineers no longer need to trade off ANSYS Fluent gold standard results for speed or ease of use. ANSYS 17.0 reduces pre-processing time for complex geometries by 40 to 80 percent.

Attend this webinar to learn about the meshing advances delivered by ANSYS SpaceClaim as it speeds the simplification and repair of complex models. Discover new tools and features in Fluent Meshing to reduce hands-on time, increase accuracy and reduce solve time. These include CAD Assembly Management tools; interactive model capping, patching and joining tools; and new meshing capabilities such as region based volume meshing, distributed parallel prism meshing, native polyhedral meshing and overset mesh. Powerful scripted automatic meshing will also be introduced.

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Ten Reasons to Be Excited by ANSYS 17.0 for Turbomachinery Simulation

When it comes to turbomachinery simulation software, ANSYS 17.0 contains the most powerful advances ever devised. The speed, fidelity and productivity with which turbomachinery designs can be developed will be impacted by the wide range of software improvements included in this release.

Attend this webinar to discover the most significant general and specific advances in ANSYS 17.0 that will benefit turbomachinery engineers. Learn how enhancements in pre- and post-processing, CFD and mechanical simulation tools will make turbomachinery design faster and easier than before.

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Advances in Turbomachinery Design by Coupling ANSYS and Advanced Design Technology Tools

Faced with ever-increasing goals for performance, reliability, cost and time-to-market, turbomachinery designers need enhanced design and analysis tools. Integrating Turbodesign 1 inverse design software from Advanced Design Technology (ADT), based in London, U.K., into ANSYS Workbench has resulted in a major simulation software enhancement for turbomachinery designers.

Attend this webinar to learn how the integrated software enables faster and better aerodynamic or hydrodynamic design of turbomachinery blading. Discover how the software enables execution of parametric studies, response surface and direct optimization within ANSYS Workbench, with seamless data transfer exchange between Turbodesign 1, TurboGrid and CFX.

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Ten New Advancements in High Tech Simulation with ANSYS 17.0

Engineering simulation has played a large role in making possible many of the electronic conveniences we take for granted — communication through Internet-enabled phones, electronic payments, and digital streaming, to name just a few. By helping engineers to understand the physics behind the electronics, ANSYS simulation solutions have enabled continuous engineering improvements to be delivered through cheaper, faster, more precise electronics.

Attend this webinar to learn about the advances in our latest release, ANSYS 17.0, which will help you improve product reliability and performance, while reducing design cost and time. Discover how ANSYS electronics and semiconductor simulation solutions can simplify and accelerate your development of secure IP, wireless system and Chip-Package-System designs, along with many other electronic devices.

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Ten New Advancements in Aerospace Simulation with ANSYS 17.0

From improving fuel efficiency to innovating unmanned aerial vehicles to designing the latest components for the private space industry, ANSYS engineering solutions are helping to revolutionize the way we fly. ANSYS 17.0 has many new features to meet the toughest challenges of the rapidly evolving aerospace industry.

Attend this webinar to discover the 10 major advances in core technology areas of aerospace simulation incorporated in ANSYS 17.0. Learn how these simulation enhancements support the industry’s key business initiatives, such as designing aircraft with less environmental impact and improving passenger comfort and safety. We will also discuss the technology behind advances such as composite material curing, integrated icing simulation and a new system avionics package.

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ANSYS AIM: Simulation for Every Engineer

With ANSYS AIM, every engineer in your organization can perform high-fidelity, single-, multiple, or multi-physics product design simulations, without compromising on speed, robustness or accuracy. AIM combines an innovative, immersive simulation environment with industry-leading solver technology in a guided, customizable simulation process.

Attend this webinar to learn how every engineer in your organization can benefit from using ANSYS AIM solutions. Discover how easy it can be to perform previously complex simulations across all industries using this unique simulation environment.

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SCADE System Avionics Package: How to Design Comprehensive ICDs

Ensuring robust system management and control of the thousands of signals that are transmitted aboard an aircraft every second is one of the most complex and critical jobs of today’s avionics engineers. With so many systems and signals, how can engineers manage them all with 100 percent reliability and confidence? Creating a well-integrated systems architecture, and expressing that architecture in Interface Control Documents (ICDs), is an incredibly challenging, time-consuming exercise.

Join us for this webinar to learn how the new ANSYS SCADE System Avionics Package can help you to streamline your avionics systems architecture process with the creation of ICDs. Discover how ANSYS solutions can assist you in understanding and meeting the requirements of many standard protocols, including ARINC 653, ARINC 429, CAN and ARINC 664, to ensure the integrity of all your safety-critical avionics systems.

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Ten New Advancements in Automotive Simulation with ANSYS 17.0

Engineering simulation is needed more than ever to develop advanced driver assistance systems and, eventually, the autonomous vehicles that are coming extremely close to reality. At the same time as these futuristic designs are being explored, automotive engineers cannot avoid the always pressing need to improve powertrain efficiency, body and chassis systems, and passenger comfort and safety.

Attend this webinar to discover the numerous advances in ANSYS 17.0 that will enable you to meet these design challenges using engineering simulation. Learn how enhancements to ANSYS simulation solutions in our latest release will simplify and accelerate your product development efforts for radar antennas, fuel cells, IC engines, thermal management systems and other components of your next line of automotive vehicles.

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10x Faster Time to Analysis with ANSYS SpaceClaim

ANSYS 17.0 contains extensive improvements to ANSYS SpaceClaim Direct Modeler, which provides speed of design, conceptualization, editing and preparing geometry for simulation. New functionality has been added, including scripting capabilities, edge repair tools and a weld creation tool for shell models. Existing analysis tools, such as imprinting, midsurfacing and beam support, have also been improved.

Attend this webinar and learn about two major enhancements to SpaceClaim Direct Modeler (in addition to those mentioned above): an STL-to-solid tool called Skin Surface and a faceted data simplification called Shrinkwrap. Skin Surface adds more reverse engineering capabilities by building surface geometry on prismatic or organic shapes, such as scan data from a living organism. Shrinkwrap couples with Skin Surface to smooth over rough scans (or dirty CAD data) and further solidifies any faceted model.

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Three Advanced Technologies for Faster, More Accurate Turbomachinery Simulation

ANSYS 17.0 incorporates the latest advances in turbomachinery engineering simulation to provide increased efficiency, reliability and durability, as well as reduced noise and emissions (when combustion is involved). These advances include innovations in blade row modeling, combustion physics, and turbulence calculations.

Attend this webinar to discover the most important advances for turbomachinery simulation in ANSYS 17.0. Learn how you can obtain a full wheel solution by calculating as few as one blade per row; how advances in scale-resolving turbulence methods provide higher fidelity results for combustion physics simulations; and how a breakthrough, one-equation intermittency-based turbulence transition model substantially decreases the complexity and solution time of boundary layer simulations.

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ANSYS 17.0 Advances for Pump Simulation

Pumps are used in almost every industry — oil and gas, water, transportation, manufacturing, chemical processing, etc. — as well as in many household appliances. Experts have estimated that pumps consume up to 10 percent of the electricity generated worldwide, producing a significant load on the grid. This major power drain has caused some jurisdictions to establish pump standards requiring high durability and efficiency.

Attend this webinar to discover the latest advances available to pump engineers in the ANSYS pump design and CFD simulation tools included in ANSYS 17.0. Learn how you can increase the fidelity of your simulations and increase design and simulation throughput, enabling you to develop better pumps faster.

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Power Noise Closure With Up to 10x Total Productivity Gain for Advanced Networking ASICs

Challenges routinely faced by networking chip designers include extremely big capacity due to growing complexity of chips; more accurate modeling of the system and co-analysis at the top-level; chip thermal solution for chip power systems; comprehensive coverage of different modes of analysis in power integrity check; and timing impact annotation for jitter analysis and timing closure, just to name a few.

Join us for this webinar and discover how ANSYS RedHawk can help you to meet these challenges, with a focus on power integrity and reliability of advanced networking application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs). Learn how RedHawk’s capabilities in DMP (distributed machine processing), CPA (chip package analysis), CTA (chip thermal analysis) and thermal-aware EM (electromigration) analyses can provide a total productivity gain of up to 10x in networking chip design.

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Advanced Wireless Communications

The Internet of Things — also known as the Industrial Internet and Industry 4.0 — is the network of wireless systems that is rapidly connecting all our electronic devices through the internet. Wireless communication between devices requires a variety of antennas that must work together without interference, even when in close proximity to each other. To be successful, design engineers need to quickly converge on the right system design for a particular set of devices, and validate their performance in real-world operating conditions. The system architecture, including antenna design, is just as important as the signal processing algorithm in this scenario. Learn how a communications systems engineering platform based on ANSYS Electronic Desktop with ANSYS HFSS can help you solve your toughest wireless challenges, whether you are designing LTE, 5G, or 802.11xx devices. With a 60 GHz WiGig (802.11ad) MIMO system as an example, we will demonstrate how you can quickly go from initial concept to working high-fidelity models.

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Introducing ANSYS AIM

Some product designs require a single physics solution, while others - involving, for example, fluid-structure interactions - require multiple physics simulations. Setting up and running mutliphysics simulations used to be a challenging task involving manual transfer of data between solvers. With the introduction of ANSYS AIM, multiphysics simulations are easy to perform. AIM is an innovative, immersive simulation environment that lowers the barrier to entry for multiphysics simulations. The AIM unified multiphysics platform uses proven ANSYS solutions packaged in a new intuitive environment, making previously complex multiphysics simulations accessible to the entire engineering organization.

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Turbomachinery Simulation Productivity Advances with ANSYS 17.0

Today’s turbomachinery designers must improve all aspects of turbomachinery performance, and do it faster than ever. Improvements in simulation productivity based on enhanced software capabilities and increased computing power play a critical role in ensuring that turbomachines operate reliably over a wider range of conditions.

Attend this webinar to learn how you can improve your engineering simulation productivity using our latest software release, ANSYS 17.0. Discover how the new, advanced features of our computational fluid dynamics, structural mechanics and turbomachinery design simulation tools can help you meet the increasingly challenging product design requirements of this field.

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10x More Reliable Electronic Systems

Once you’ve put in all the hard work of optimizing the design of your electronic system to perform its required functions, you want it to last as long as possible. But stress, vibration and heat can cause mechanical failure through breaking of connections, loosening of components or cracking of a circuit board. Excellence in mechanical as well as electronic design is necessary to ensure the success of your electronics system.

Attend this webinar to learn how ANSYS Mechanical simulations can significantly increase the reliability of your electronics systems through mechanical Finite Element Analysis (FEA) models. Discover how spending a little time performing thermal, stress and vibration simulations can lead to more robust structural properties, protecting your optimized electronic system from premature failure due to mechanical reasons.

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Toward Virtual System Prototyping: Challenges and Enablers in Modeling Systems

As companies strive to advance their modeling and simulation capabilities toward realizing full virtual prototypes of their complex systems, they face a number of challenges associated with assembling multi-domain system models. Beyond the inherent time and budget pressures, companies interact and collaborate with a variety of departments, suppliers, and manufacturers as a source of models; they must deal with a diverse mixture of tools, modeling formats and conventions of different domains; and they must preserve and repurpose an often decades-old legacy of modeling knowledge and assets.

Attend this webinar to learn how modeling languages, reduced-order modeling, and interoperability standards can help companies to meet these challenges. Standardized interface specifications like the Functional Mock-up Interface can help departments and supply chains to exchange models and communicate more effectively. Discover how multi-domain modeling languages, including Modelica and VHDL-AMS, can combine with ANSYS solutions for more effective system-level simulations.

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ANSYS 17.0 for Geomechanics

With numerous enhancements in ANSYS 17.0, ANSYS Mechanical can better model the behavior of rocks, clays or consolidated soils under drilling, mining and fracking conditions. Advances in material models, as well as element and solver technologies, can benefit companies working on reservoir engineering, pipeline and well engineering, hydraulic fracking, civil engineering and mining technology.

Attend this webinar to learn about new material models included in ANSYS Mechanical, such as the Mohr-Coulomb, Cam-Clay, and Jointed Rock models. The Jointed Rock model enables representation of the highly inhomogeneous nature of rock with planes of weakness, such as shales, of interest to the mining industry and oil and gas companies. Discover how enhancements to the solver coupled with options to initialize pore pressure distribution in soil enables engineers to solve challenging subsidence-related problems commonly found in reservoir and hydraulic fracking applications.

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Get Better, Faster CFD Results with ANSYS Fluent

ANSYS 17.0 greatly enhances the ANSYS Fluent user experience, improving the workflow so you can make better, faster decisions to overcome your most difficult product design challenges. ANSYS Fluent makes it easier than ever for every engineer in your organization to create well-validated CFD simulation results.

Attend this webinar to receive an overview of the key advances in ANSYS 17.0, including improvements to workflow and meshing that allow novice users to become productive quickly, along with new tools that greatly expand opportunities for experienced users to excel. Learn from Andrew Hobbs, Chief CFD/DEM Engineer at Astec, Inc., a manufacturer of continuous and batch-process plants, how his team has been using ANSYS Fluent simulation parametric studies to optimize the performance and reduce the cost of a new hot mix asphalt burner design.

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10x More Productivity for Chip-Package-System Workflows

The Internet of Things (IoT), autonomous vehicles and smart devices have two major components in common: sensors and antennas. These components collect data and transmit it throughout systems of various sizes, ranging from inside an automobile to across a country. This has presented engineers with new design challenges regarding connectivity, performance, power efficiency and achieving first-time success.

Attend this webinar to learn how ANSYS 17.0 has enhanced the Chip-Package-System workflow to address design challenges in power integrity, signal integrity, ESD, thermal and structural challenges. Discover how ANSYS solutions provide a unique virtual prototyping flow to simulate the real-world electrical, thermal, and mechanical behaviors of a product, allowing design engineers to meet their system power and performance targets, while reducing cost.

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Transient Blade Row Enhancements Advance State-of-the-Art for Fluid and Aeromechanical Simulation

Improving the aerodynamic or hydrodynamic properties of the blading — the heart of all types of turbomachinery — is essential for enhancing performance and durability of pumps, fans, compressors, turbines, etc. While separate, steady-state fluid and structural performance analyses were the norm, more comprehensive transient simulation, including aeromechanical interactions, is now possible through software advances and increased computing power.

Attend this webinar and learn how the latest enhancements in ANSYS 17.0 advance the state-of-the-art of CFD and aeromechanical simulations. Discover how these powerful new capabilities can be used to effectively improve your designs by better simulating and understanding advanced flow and structural phenomena, as well as the interaction between the two.

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10x Faster Insight for Structural Analysis with ANSYS 17.0

High-performance computing (HPC) is increasing speed in all areas of simulation, including static and dynamic structural analysis. ANSYS 17.0, provides you with even more HPC speed than before from multiple enhancements to our core solver capabilities.

Attend this webinar to learn how faster solve times in ANSYS Mechanical using HPC can help you achieve results quicker and run more models to gain even faster insight into your designs. Discover how hardware considerations in HPC can impact your structural simulations.

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ANSYS 17.0 for Multiphase Flow Applications in the Energy and Process Industries

Multiphase flow involving at least two — and possibly all three — of the standard solid, liquid and gas phases, creates major challenges for engineers in the areas of mixing, separation, reactor design, multiphase pipe flows, slurry transport, and erosion and corrosion. ANSYS 17.0 includes many enhancements to ANSYS Fluent CFD simulation capabilities to accelerate the design and analysis of multiphase flow applications.

Attend this webinar to discover how ANSYS Fluent has been enhanced to improve modeling and simulation of particulate systems and gas-liquid systems, including prediction of the multiphase flow regime, free surface and flows of real gases. Learn how ANSYS 17.0 can speed up your entire simulation workflow, including meshing, high-performance computing and post processing.

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10x Faster Transient Electromagnetic Field Simulation

The patent-pending Time Decomposition Method for ANSYS Maxwell, now available in ANSYS 17.0, delivers a minimum 10x speed and 10x capacity improvement for transient electromagnetic field simulations. A new algorithm from ANSYS that allows engineers to solve time steps simultaneously as opposed to sequentially, together with an advanced symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) computer from SGI, combine to produce these unprecedented simulation enhancements.

Attend this joint ANSYS–SGI webinar to learn how SGI’s UV 3000 advanced SMP computer system eliminates the risk of simulation failure and lost time due to insufficient computing memory. Discover how ANSYS Maxwell’s Time Decomposition Method leverages SGI’s Hybrid High-Performance Computing (HPC) architecture by distributing time steps to multiple nodes where multiple cores are engaged to provide a second layer of computational speed.

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Introduction to Composite Analysis in ANSYS

Composite materials are created by combining two or more layered materials, each with different properties, to create lightweight, high-performance products. To predict how well the finished product will perform under real-world working conditions, engineers must consider stresses and deformations, as well as a range of failure criteria. The numerous layers, materials, thicknesses and orientations of layered composite structures make this a challenging task.

Attend this webinar to learn how to design and analyze composite structures with ANSYS Composite PrepPost. Discover how the software works to create lay-up definitions, perform failure analysis, and optimize the strength-to-weight ratio of layered composite structures.

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