Turbocharger Simulation

In this project, you will be cleaning up the geometry and setting up the case in converge CFD software. And then running the various cases for different pressure ratios to capture the flow physics correctly.

  • Duration : 1 Month
  • Domain : MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING, MATERIALS ENGINEERING, AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
  • Benefits : In this project, you will be cleaning up the geometry and setting up the case in converge CFD software. And then running the various cases for different pressure ratios to capture the flow physics correctly.
  • Price : 30000
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What will you do in this project?

In this project, you will work on a Turbocharger and run the simulation. You will do the following in this project,

  • Surface cleanup and setting up the case
  • Run the case in parallel using CYGWIN 
  • Line plotting and visualizing the results in PARAVIEW.
  • Plotting meaningful plots in MS - EXCEL

  • Understanding how to provide a rotating wall as boundary conditions
  • Learning different techniques to optimize the cell count
  • Running the simulation on multiple cores in command line window (CYGWIN)
  • Understanding how to setup Fluid Structure Interaction (FSI) model

Project Highlights

The project is an advanced level project
  • This project is great for undergraduate students (3rd & 4th year), M.Tech or MS students.
  • If you are a working professional, this project will be helpful to learn CFD for Turbo-machinery applications.
Pre-requisites
  • Must be comfortable with CONVERGE.
  • Need basic background in CFD and Turbo-machinery.
  • Need a basic knowledge on how to use command line window.
  • Need a basic knowledge of MS Excel.
Work with Multiple Tools
  • Work on Converge CFD software to setup the case.
  • Use command line window (CYGWIN) to run simulations.
  • Post process the results using PARAVIEW.
  • Use of MS - WORD or GOOGLE DOC to create a report.
  • Use MS - EXCEL to create meaningful plots.

Turbocharger Simulation

In this project, you will be cleaning up the geometry and setting up the case in Converge Studio by providing appropriate boundary conditions.You will get exposed to very strong features of fixed embedding, volume refinement, boundary layer generation which are really important as it gives user, a very good control on the cell count and cell count can easily be optimized using these features. You will be implementing the Fluid Structure Interaction (FSI) model in this project.  Finally, you will be running the simulation in parallel to analyze the results and you will be much more interested in capturing the flow physics correctly i.e when an impeller starts to rotate, pressure and velocity contours. You will be making use MS - EXCEL to create meaningful plots like Torque generated to rotate a turbine wheel, Angular velocity of the turbine wheel, cell count variation etc. Also, you will be doing few pen and paper calculations to calculate the end time of the simulation required to reach steady state.

  • Surface cleanup and setting up the case.
  • Understanding the concept of Cell Pairing
  • Implementing the Fluid Structure Interaction (FSI) model
  • Calculation for the end time of the simulation required to achieve steady state

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