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 #7 - Maillage volumique avec Visual-CAST™ 16.0
Créez le maillage volumique à l’aide de la fonction Grid Definition dans Visual-CAST™ 16.0
Mathieu Moerckel
Casting
7

e-café #5- Pilotage du refroidissement par thermocouple à l’aide de ProCAST™ et QuikCAST™
Pilotage du refroidissement par thermocouple à l’aide de ProCAST™ et QuikCAST™
Mathieu Moerckel
Casting
14

e-café #4- Modélisation de l’emballage (Wrap) à l’aide de ProCAST™
Modélisation de l’emballage (Wrap) à l’aide de ProCAST™
Mathieu Moerckel
Casting
6

e-café #3- Modélisation des opérations de poteyage et soufflage à l’aide Quik CAST™
Modélisation des opérations de poteyage et soufflage à l’aide Quik CAST™
Mathieu Moerckel
Casting
5

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
CFD
234

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
CFD
45

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
CFD
25

Viewing CCP Simulation Summaries in CFD-ACE+ GUI
Summaries can prove to be very useful in monitoring the progress of a simulation and while analyzing results. CFD-ACE+ provides options for writing out various summaries depending on the physics involved. Users can select the list of summaries they need under Out &...
Abraham Meganathan
CFD
22

Using the MOD File Facility for Run-Time Modification of the Radiation Solver Control Parameters
Most users of CFD-ACE+ are already familiar with the MOD file feature and its usage. This feature allows the user to modify on-the-fly various solver and control parameters while a computation is running, either to increase the convergence level of the overall solution...
Abraham Meganathan
CFD
15

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...
Abraham Meganathan
CFD
17