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Introduction to Ansys EnSight (Self-paced Learning Available)

Course Overview

This course is designed to give an overview of EnSight GUI, Workflows and General Operations. Load various datasets into EnSight, prepare both basic data visualizations as well as moderately advanced visualizations. Create newly derived variables, data extracts and data reduction from input information. Produce informative visualizations and communications of the dataset results.


  • A technical education and background but an engineering degree is not required.

Teaching Method

This is a self-paced course with 5 modules of videos.

Learning Outcome

Following completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Get to speed with EnSight GUI
  • How to load data in EnSight, visualization, views, viewport and color by variable
  • Loading transient data in EnSight
  • How to use the flipbook feature in EnSight
  • Creating geometrical sections in EnSight
  • How to create an iso-surface and an iso-volume in EnSight
  • Using the calculator capability in EnSight
  • How to create queries and plots in EnSight
  • How to study the flow analysis in EnSight 
  • Generating particle traces in EnSight
  • How to create a state in EnSight
  • Generating a report in EnSight
  • How to save and restore your work in EnSight
  • Using envision to share your work in EnSight
  • How to use Python API to personalize the user interface of EnSight
  • Creating a user defined tool and using widgets to organize your tool in EnSight

 Available Dates

Currently, no training dates available

Learning Options

Training materials for this course are available with an Ansys Learning Hub Subscription. If there is no active public schedule available, private training can be arranged. 

Self-paced Learning 

Complete a class on your own schedule at your own pace. Scope is equivalent to Instructor led classes. Includes video lecture, workshops and input files. All our Self-Paced video courses are only available with an Ansys Learning Hub subscription.


This is a Self-Paced course covering both video demos and workshops. 

  • Module 01: The basics
  • Workshop 1.1: Color by a variable and viewport controls
  • Module 02: Transient models and animations
  • Workshop 2.1: Create a keyframe animation with camera linked to spline
  • Module 03: Advanced analysis
  • Workshop 3.1: Calculate swirl versus radial distance
  • Module 04: Studying the flow
  • Workshop 4.1: Create streamline and clip part
  • Workshop 4.2: Create streamline 
  • Module 05: States and reports
  • Workshop 5.1: Generate a report
  • Module 06: Save and restore your work
  • Module 07: Scripting and personalization