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.

Crash when launching Visual on CentOS
On Linux, at moment of launching Visual-Environmnet, crash happens after having selected Visual Weld. It is possible to try following steps to solve the problem. - Launching Visual in debug mode - Downgrade GlibC to 2.12 - Install freshly NTP
Yonggang Duan
Virtual Integration Platform, Welding & Assembly

Boundary Layer Mesh tool demonstration
Easily creating a connection between a tetramesh and an hexamesh is possible, using Boundary Layer Mesh tool.
Sandrine Dischert
Multiphysics, Welding & Assembly, Virtual Integration Platform

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

Physical Optics (PO) VS. Geometrical Optics (GO)
The purpose of this article is to compare two High Frequency formalisms, namely Physical Optics & Geometrical Optics, with a brief overview of their advantages & drawbacks.
Jean-Claude Kedzia

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

Blanking, Grouping and Selecting Entities in CFD-CADalyzer
When working with models in CFD-CADalyzer, especially the more complicated ones, Blanking, Grouping and Selection tools can considerably simplify model setup and visualization.
Abraham Meganathan

Automatic Report Generator in CFD-CADalyzer
The Report Generator in CFD-CADalyzer allows a user to generate and print a detailed report of the CFD simulation that has been set up and run. The user can also customize the report to make it fit his/her needs and demands.
Abraham Meganathan