Tips & Tricks

Here you will find articles on how to solve specific issues related to ESI's software solutions. Missing ESI products will be added progressively. Each article has a short abstract which is accessible to everyone. As logged users you can see the full article with all attached screenshots, and you can post comments related to each article.

e-Café #2 PYFUN, PYSTOP - Programmer ses propres critères d'arrêt de calcul
Comment programmer des critères d'arrêt de calcul en Python
Jean-Charles Paulin
Virtual Performance

e-Café #1- Construire sa propre carte matière MMAT à l’aide de Visual-Crash PAM
Construire sa propre carte matière MMAT à l’aide de Visual-Crash PAM
Maximilien Jouy
Virtual Performance

How do I create an SEA cavity using shrinkwrap?
How to create FE acoustic cavities with complex shapes
Ricardo Alvarez
CFD, Vibro-Acoustics

CFD-VIEW Colormap Options: Static, Dynamic, and Cumulative
The Colormap Settings panel in CFD-VIEW assigns colors to data sets. Identical data values on an object are displayed with the same color if they are using the same colormap display. Three options offer the user the opportunity to select the mode for updating the...
Santosh Kini

Simulating Electroplating using CFD-ACE+
Electroplating is the oldest industrial application of electrochemical reactions where metals or alloys from metallic ions in electrolytes are deposited on a substrate. Plating enables engineers to tailor a deposit’s mechanical, electrical and magnetic properties and...
Naveen Vetcha

A note on output files generated in a typical CCP simulation
This tip provides an explanation about all the important files that are written by the solver when running a CCP Simulation
Abraham Meganathan

Auto Empty Folders option in CFD-GEOM
When importing large models into CFD-GEOM, you may notice that certain entities listed in the Model Manager may have a red box around them.
Abraham Meganathan

Adding Baffles to an Unstructured domain in CFD-GEOM
While meshing the geometries of industrial significance like mixing tanks, reactor and heat exchangers, we may encounter baffles which have negligible thickness but significant area to impact the physics of the problem in terms of momentum and heat transfer. These...
Abraham Meganathan

Addressing non-Maxwellian EEDFs using Look Up Tables
To a large extent, electron energy distribution functions (EEDFs) determine the properties of partially ionized low temperature discharges. The typical approach in modeling such discharges involves a) assuming an EEDF or b) computing an EEDF.
Abraham Meganathan

Managing Multiple STAGE with Virtual Performance Solution (VPS)
This tip provides some information on the usage of multi stage runs in Virtual Performance Solution (VPS)
Jean-Christophe Allain
Virtual Performance