Improving Turbomachinery Design Through Simulation

Turbomachinery simulation presents enormous challenges … and rich rewards. Whether designing a jet engine, wind turbine, pump or turbocharger, you can extend the limit of what is possible with simulation — and maximize product performance and efficiency. In this webinar series, we demonstrate solutions for every stage of the turbomachinery design process. You will learn how to increase efficiency, reliability and durability, while reducing emissions in your competitive, time-critical environment.



Upcoming Webinar Schedule


Smart Shape Optimization for Turbomachinery using the Ansys Fluent Adjoint Solver

May 26, 2020 at 11:00 AM (EDT) / 3:00 PM (GMT)

The Ansys Fluent adjoint solver is an automated, smart shape-optimization tool that has seen many advances in recent years, including improvements in robustness, applicable physics, morphing capabilities and usability.

This webinar will focus on recent developments, which include:

  • A full shape-optimization workflow
  • Multi-objective and multi-condition optimization

There will be a live demonstration of the gradient-based optimizer for a 180-degree pipe bend geometry, showing how the optimization process can be automated over multiple design points.

Presenter: Frank Kelecy

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Smart Shape Optimization with ANSYS Adjoint Solver 

Aeromechanical Simulation: Flutter, Forced Response and Mistuning

May 27, 2020 at 11:00 AM (EDT) / 3:00 PM (GMT)

Learn how to maintain and improve reliability, durability and safety for turbomachinery applications by performing high-fidelity aeromechanical simulations. Blade flutter and forced response, including mistuning, are important aspects of aeromechanical analysis. Ansys has core technologies that enable faster and streamlined aeromechanical workflows, including:

  • Transient blade row (TBR) methods
  • Cyclic symmetry
  • Mode superposition
  • Efficient one-way coupling

Discover how these capabilities can be used to improve your designs by better simulating and understanding advanced flow and structural phenomena, as well as the interaction between the two.

Presenter: Bill Holmes

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Flutter, Forced Response and Mistuning 


Webinars On Demand


Ansys Advancements for Turbomachinery Simulations

May 20, 2020 at 11:00 AM (EDT) / 3:00 PM (GMT)

CFD plays a critical role in the life of turbomachinery from design optimization of the flow path to generating reduced-order models for real-time predictive maintenance. Ansys is continuing to improve our state-of-the-art workflows for turbomachinery design and analysis so you can maximize your product’s performance and efficiency.

In this webinar, we will review the complete Ansys turbomachinery solution with a special focus on recent advancements, including:

  • Performance map automation
  • Aero-thermal and aeromechanics workflows
  • Icing
  • Transient blade row methods including harmonic analysis
  • External code couplings and interfaces

Presenter: Sunil Patil

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Overview of Advancements for Turbomachinery CFD Simulations