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

Using a template CDL file for quick case set up in CFD-CADalyzer
If your simulations with CFD-CADalyzer typically include the same or similar type of physics, materials and boundary conditions then you can make the case setup process very efficient and quick with the use of a template file - a CDL file that includes the typical...
Abraham Meganathan
CFD
6

Parallel processing
“To pull a bigger wagon, it is easier to add more horses than to grow a gigantic horse.” This paraphrased quotation nicely expresses the basic concept of parallel processing. The speed of sequential computers has been doubling every eighteen months, according to Moore’...
Bohuš Ulrych
Casting
463

The manufacturing of sand cores
The manufacturing of iron, steel and non-ferrous castings is achieved using a variety of casting process designs, and most of these involve the use of sand cores which form the internal shape of the casting. A good quality casting requires a good quality core....
Vaclav Kunes
Casting
375

FLEXlm protection file system
ESI group needs to license, manage and track a variety of licensing options, platform and product dependencies. FLEXlm is one of the only software that is up to this task. A simple, shrinkwrapped license management product would not be powerful and flexible enough to...
Vaclav Kunes
Casting
536

Why it is useful to describe problems in terms of non-dimensional parameters and which ones are the main important in solidification?
A dimensionless quantity is a quantity without any physical units. Such a number is typically defi ned as a product or ratio of quantities which do have units, in such a way that all units cancel. Dimensionless quantities are widely used in the fields of physics and...
Vaclav Kunes
Casting
335

Inverting Models in CFD-CADalyzer
Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) requires the discretization of a geometry bounded by it's wetted surfaces. In CAD, the solid parts are created without the corresponding fluid volumes, i.e. negative space.
Abraham Meganathan
CFD
4