Results that were once noisy with too much detail and granularity may now be time averaged for better displays of flow trends and velocity differences. Also, unnecessary visualization near the boundaries of wind tunnel studies are removed so engineers can study fluid effects over the model of interest, rather than near edges/surfaces of the fluid domain.
Fluid Inputs and Displays
With the addition of a vorticity view, users may better study and understand recirculation zones and eddy currents in flow. When reduced turbulent flow is a goal, this view can illuminate problems areas so you can make necessary design adjustments. Additionally, you can now define heat flux as an input when an input temperature is unknown. With this capability, you’ll derive greater insight earlier in the process and achieve more accurate simulation results in the end.
ANSYS 19 includes additional physics inputs for determining stress and deflection in structural simulations, such as gravity and rotational acceleration. As a result, you can more accurately predict performance through simulating more real-world conditions.
You can now decide if certain faces or regions should be exposed to a certain temperature, have a different coefficient of convection, or be insulated from heat transfer. These enhancements allow for greater precision in the definition of environmental characteristics and increased confidence in the accuracy of your results.