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Introduction to Ansys TurboSystem (Self-paced Learning Available)

Course Overview

This rotating machinery course will focus on preprocessing, including streamlined, end-to-end Ansys Workbench integrated workflows for rotating machinery design including: VISTA initial sizing tools, VISTA ThroughFlow, Ansys BladeModeler, Ansys Turbogrid, Ansys CFX-Pre Turbo mode, Ansys Workbench Turbomachinery Fluid Analysis system and Ansys CFD-Post Turbomachinery postprocessing mode.


  • A technical education and background but an engineering degree is not required.
  • Completion of the Introduction to Ansys CFX course is required.
  • Completion of the Introduction to Ansys DesignModeler is required (for the BladeEditor part of the turbosystem course

Target Audience

Thermal Engineers and Aerodynamics Engineers

Teaching Method

Lectures and computer practical sessions to validate acquired knowledge.  A training certificate is provided to all attendees who complete the course.

Learning Path


Learning Outcome

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

  • Create a preliminary design of a pump, compressor, turbine or fan using Vista tools 
  • Create a new blade geometry with BladeModeler
  • Use existing CAD files of bladed components and prepare a CFX analysis
  • Create hexahedral meshes with Turbogrid
  • Perform a preliminary two-dimensional Vista Throughflow analysis
  • Perform a single blade row CFD analysis
  • Perform a CFD analysis of multistage machines



 Available Dates

Date / Time Duration Event Type Location Language Class cost Registration
October 18, 2021
11:00 - 13:00 ET (GMT-5)
5 Sessions
Oct 18-22
Virtual Virtual - WebEx English Subscription Only REGISTER

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 2 day classroom course covering both lectures and workshops. For virtual training, this course is covered over 5 x 2 hour sessions, lectures only.

Day 1

  • Module 01: Introduction to Ansys
  • Module 02: Introduction to Workbench
  • Module 03: Ansys TurboSystem Overview
  • Workshop WS01 – Radial Compressor
  • Module 04: BladeModeler Overview
  • Workshop WS02 – Radial Pump
  • Module 05: BladeModeler Interface
  • Workshop WS03 – Axial Fan
  • Module 06: BladeGen
  • Workshop WS04 – Low Pressure Compressor in BladeGen
  • Module 07: BladeEditor Import
  • Workshop WS05 – CAD Import in BladeEditor

Day 2

  • Module 08: BladeEditor Design
  • Workshop WS06 – Radial Pump BladeCreation in BladeEditor
  • Module 09: TurboGrid Introduction
  • Module 10: TurboGrid Interface
  • Workshop WS07 – Turbogrid Axial Turbine Rotor
  • Module 11: TurboGrid Geometry
  • Workshop WS08 – Turbogrid Axial Compressor Stage
  • Module 12: TurboGrid Meshing Topology
  • Workshop WS09 – Turbogrid Pump Impeller
  • Module 13: TurboGrid Mesh
  • Workshop WS10 – Turbogrid Compressor with Splitter
  • Module 14: TurboGrid Mesh Optimization
  • Workshop WS11 – Turbogrid Axial Fan