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.

3D Combine
As existing 2D Combine in Visual-Mesh, 3D Combine has been introduced to undone refinements.
Sandrine Dischert
Multiphysics, Virtual Integration Platform
18

New pattern in Visual-Mesh 3D split
The aim of this new 3D pattern is to allow users to refine mesh on a restricted area
Sandrine Dischert
Multiphysics, Virtual Integration Platform
70

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
163

Coupling windows for postreatment visualization
When comparison between results is needed, coupling windows and synchronizing animations is a key tool.
Sandrine Dischert
Multiphysics, Welding & Assembly, Virtual Integration Platform
66

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

The challenge of simulating casting and heat treatment
Foundries that have implemented casting simulation to shorten development time, further wish to use simulation in order to reduce the cost of subsequent processing steps. This often requires the simulation of heat treatment.
Vaclav Kunes
Casting, Welding & Assembly
555

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
6

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
CFD
4

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
CFD
7