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Introduction to Aero-Thermal simulation using ANSYS Fluent

A comprehensive course on Aero-Thermal Simulation using ANSYS Fluent. This course is highly suited for beginners

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Jayesh Suryawanshi

Volkswagen (I) Pvt. Ltd.,

RMD Sinhgad

Mithin SanthaKumar

Timetooth Technology

Cochin University of Science and Technology University in Kochi, Kerala

Manthan Waghaye

Altigreen Propulsion Labs Pvt Ltd

Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj College Of Engineering

Hemant Sagar

KN Associates

PM polytechnic, Delhi ncr , sonipat

Jangaiah Chikonda



sai dinesh


usharama college of engineering and technology

Vadapalli A S Krishna Maruthi Srinivas

advance technologies

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada

Manas Metar

Sphinix World Biz Limited

University of Wolverhampton


This course is full of best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry experts in the form of videos and projects

Course Overview

  • This course gives an introduction to numerical simulation, types of flow, aerodynamic heating, international standard atmosphere, and a brief insight into the different types of turbulence models and the need for turbulence.
  • Students will perform tetra/prism mesh generation using ICEM CFD, and simulate the aerodynamic analysis on an aerofoil.
  • In the later part of the program, students will work on moving reference and moving mesh approaches, finally, the course concludes by giving an introduction to Broadband Noise modeling using ANSYS FLUENT where the acoustic effects due to aerodynamic flow are analyzed
  • By the end of the course, the students will be able to perform meshing on ICEM CFD, will get an idea of thermal and acoustic effects due to the flow of fluid around a body.

Course Syllabus

On a daily basis we talk to companies in the likes of Tata Elxsi and Mahindra to fine tune our curriculum.

Week 01 - Introduction to FLUID FLows

  • Types of fluid properties
  • Newtonian and Non Newtonian fluids
  • Description of fluid flows
  • Overview of CFD methods

Week 02 - Introduction to Aerodynamics

  • Role of aerodynamics in design
  • Parameters of focus
  • Instruments used in aircraft
  • Similarity parameters
  • Aerodynamic forces and moments

Week 03 - International Standard Atmosphere

  • What exactly ISA is
  • How to calculate the properties according to height

Week 04 - Tetra/Prism generation in ICEM CFD

  • Be introduced to ICEM CFD
  • Understand the steps to setup your domain in ICEM CFD
  • Generate a mesh for your geometry
  • Assess the quality of the mesh

Week 05 - Introduction to flow over airfoil

  • Be introduced to what an airfoil is
  • Understand the forces acting on an airfoil
  • Use ICEM CFD to generate the domain required to analyse the flow over an airfoil
  • Generate the mesh for two cases
    • Incompressible flow over airfoil
    • Compressible flow over airfoil
    • Assess the quality of the mesh

Week 06 - Introduction to Turbulence modelling

  • Introduced to turbulence
  • Learn why it is important
  • Understand how to model turbulent flows
  • Understand the turbulence models available in commercial CFD packages

Week 07 - Simulate the flow over a NACA0012 Airfoil

  • Learn how to setup your simulation for analysing aerodynamic forces on an airfoil
  • Analyse the results for various angles of attack

Week 08 - Introduction to moving zones

  • Learn about moving zones
  • Approaches to model moving zones
    • Moving reference frame
    • Moving mesh

Week 09 - Comparison of Moving Reference and Moving mesh approach

  • Use a turbomachinery component to compare MRF and MM approach
  • Setup the simulation with appropriate parameters
  • Analyse the results

Week 10 - Transient flow over air compressor

  • Work on a sector a large air compressor
  • Setup periodic zones in FLUENT console
  • Setup the simulation to analyse the turbomachinery component
  • Analyse the results

Week 11 - Introduction to Computational Aeroacoustics

  • Learn about acoustics
  • Learn about acoustic analogy methods
  • CAA methodologies

Week 12 - Broadband Noise modelling

  • Use ANSYS Mesher to generate the mesh for your domain
  • Setup a symmetric model in FLUENT
  • Run the acoustic solver to analyse noise sources

Our courses have been designed by industry experts to help students achieve their dream careers

Industry Projects

Our projects are designed by experts in the industry to reflect industry standards. By working through our projects, Learners will gain a practical understanding of what they will take on at a larger-scale in the industry. In total, there are 3 Projects that are available in this program.

Aerodynamic Analysis on NACA 0012

In this project, the student will learn how to perform structured mesh in ICEM CFD. The pressure and velocity distribution are also studied in this simulation.

Transient Flow over the Axial Compressor

In this project, the student will simulate the transient flow through an axial compressor.

Broadband Noise Modeling over Ahmed Body

In this project, the student will simulate the acoustic effects caused due to external fluid flow over an Ahmed body.

Our courses have been designed by industry experts to help students achieve their dream careers

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Upgrade Your Knowledge with the Introduction to Aero-Thermal simulation using ANSYS Fluent.

Aero-Thermal is a specialised study in thermal analysis that is essential for designing airfoil structures considering the International Standard Atmosphere (ISA).

The global thermal analysis market is showing a CAGR of 4.6% from 2016 to 2022. It may reach up to USD 640.7 Million. The Introduction to Aero-Thermal simulation using ANSYS Fluent course will equip you with software tools essential for performing flow analysis. 

Who Should Take This Course?

The industry-oriented aerothermal engineering course is for students and graduates of mechanical engineering and related streams of engineering. If you are interested in performing aerodynamic analysis and simulating thermal flow, you should pursue this course. Experienced professionals who want to upskill or change career lanes can learn ANSYS Fluent from Skill-Lync’s courses.

What will you learn?

The course will equip you with cutting-edge tools used in top OEMs. Through the Introduction to Aero-Thermal simulation using ANSYS Fluent, you will learn:

  • Newtonian and Non-Newtonian fluids.
  • Parameters to consider for aerodynamic designing.
  • International Standard Atmosphere, a hypothetical model for atmospheric conditions such as pressure, temperature, viscosity and other properties.
  • How to generate and assess the quality of the mesh.
  • Importance of turbulence modelling.
  • Sound knowledge in Computational Acoustics.

Skills You Will Gain

  • Hands-on experience in ANSYS Fluent, ICEM CFD, SpaceClaim and CFD Post.
  • Complete knowledge of numerical simulation methods for aerodynamic analysis.
  • In-depth understanding of thermal and acoustic effects.

Key Highlights of The Program

  • The Introduction to Aero-Thermal simulation using ANSYS Fluent is a 12-week long course.
  • Besides the course completion certificate for all participants, the top 5% of learners get a merit certificate.
  • You will get email and forum support to clear your doubts during the course.
  • Real-time industry-relevant projects will make your learning purposeful and practice-oriented.

Career Opportunities after taking the course

Upon completing the Introduction to Aero-Thermal simulation using ANSYS Fluent, numerous job opportunities will open up for you. Some exciting positions that you can work for include:

  • Aerothermal Simulation Engineer
  • CFD Engineer
  • Airfoil Design Engineer

FAQs about Introduction to Aero-Thermal simulation using ANSYS Fluent

Q. Who can take up the Introduction to Aero-Thermal simulation using ANSYS Fluent course?

Students and graduates of mechanical engineering and related engineering streams can take up the Introduction to Aero-Thermal simulation using the ANSYS Fluent course. It is for anyone interested in thermal engineering, Aerodynamics and CFD.

Q. Is the Introduction to Aero-Thermal simulation using ANSYS Fluent an online program?

Yes, the course on aerothermal technology is 100% online. 

Q. What is the duration of the Introduction to Aero-Thermal simulation using ANSYS Fluent course?

The ANSYS Fluent course is a 12-week course covering all the basic to advanced level concepts essential for performing aerothermal analysis.

Q. How much can an Aerothermal Engineer earn?

According to Glassdoor, the average base pay of an Aerothermal Engineer reaches up to Rs.13 Lakhs per annum. However, packages tend to increase with your experience and expertise.

Q. Is there any certificate for completing the Introduction to Aero-Thermal simulation using the ANSYS Fluent course?

Yes, after completing the course on aerothermal technology, you shall be given a course completion certificate. The top 5% of the scorers will receive a merit certificate alongside the course completion certificate.

Q. Is there any technical support available for the ANSYS Fluent course?

Yes, you can clear your doubts during coursework from our technical support team through email and forum support.

Q. What is ANSYS Fluent?

ANSYS Fluent is a software tool used for performing flow analysis, heat transfer analysis, and generating turbulence models with greater accuracy for industrial applications.

Q. Can you tell me more about Skill-Lync?

Skill-Lync is among India’s leading EdTech platforms dedicated to transforming engineering education. We equip young engineers with the latest skill sets and cutting-edge tools in new-age technologies.

The brainchild of two engineers from Chennai, Skill-Lync, is on a mission to bridge the skill gap between aspiring professionals and the industry’s demands through job-oriented courses.

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INR 40,000

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