Event Programme

Below is the preliminary agenda for the ENGYS UGM 2018. The final schedule will be published in the fortnight before the event.

 

> Training Day: 3.SEPT.2018
>9:00am-5:00pm
HELYX Training

Meet our engineers and development team to learn more about the latest features in HELYX v3.1.0.

P. Geremia - ENGYS (Italy)
> Technical Sessions - Day 1: 4.SEPT.2018
>8:30am-9:30am
Registrations
>9:30am-10:00am
Opening Speech ENGYS UGM 2018

Welcome and introduction to the ENGYS User Group Meeting 2018.

F. Campos - ENGYS (UK)
>10:00am-10:50am
Keynote - Towards Interactive Aerodynamic Vehicle Design

Dr. Bensler will review past activities at Volkswagen on the industrialisation of the adjoint-based computation of sensitivity maps, and present current efforts towards establishing an interactive aerodynamic design process based on Reduced Order Modelling.

H. Bensler, C. Othmer, M. Hartmann - Volkswagen (Germany)
>10:50am-11:10am
Coffee Break
>11:10am-11:40am
Application of Aerodynamic Unsteady Simulation to Vehicle Product Development Process

Mr. Pitillo will describe the integration of HELYX CFD unsteady solvers in the FCA aerodynamic development process, with particular care to workflows automation and to the methodological investigations to constantly increase virtual analysis accuracy.

F. Pitillo, N. Paola, L. Miretti, L. Lorefice - FCA Group (Italy)
>11:40am-12:10pm
Correlation and Implementation of ELEMENTS Open Wheel Templates and the Possibilities for Extending the Realism of the ‘Virtual Wind Tunnel’

Mr. Mosedale will look at how wind tunnel results can be used to develop and validate CFD practices for the 2018 IndyCar, and how these can be incorporated into ELEMENTS templates that facilitate multi-car studies.

A. Mosedale - Auto Research Center (USA)
>12:10pm-12:40pm
Advanced CFD Technologies for Automotive and Motorsports

Dr. Jackson will discuss the latest meshing and solver methods available in HELYX and ELEMENTS in the context of CFD for Automotive and Motorsports.

A. Jackson - ENGYS (UK)
>12:40pm-2:00pm
Lunch Break / Facetime
>2:00pm-2:30pm
Adjoint Methods in the Context of Autonomous Driving

Dipl.-Ing. Gau will share an example of a nozzle optimization using HELYX-Adjoint together with shape morphing to highlight how every basic component can and will be optimised in the future at BMW.

H. Gau - BMW Group (Germany)
>2:30pm-3:00pm
Using HELYX-Coupled and HELYX-Adjoint for Automotive Powertrain Applications

Dr. Yamaguchi will discuss the uses of HELYX in the design and verification of torque converters, including examples where HELYX-Couple and HELYX-Adjoint show benefits in terms of accuracy and speed.

T. Yamaguchi - AISIN AW (Japan)
>3:00pm-3:30pm
MAHLE Applications Thermal Management

Dipl.-Ing. Brotz will review the use of HELYX in the Thermal Management unit at MAHLE Behr to perform CFD simulations as part of the design and optimisation of HVAC, engine & electronic cooling components.

F. Brotz, J. Schlottke - MAHLE Behr (Germany)
>3:30pm-4:00pm
Coffee Break
>4:00pm-4:30pm
Automatic CFD tool for Mechanical Designers

Ms. Matsuda will describe the new automatic CFD tool implemented by Panasonic based on the software HELYX, which can be easily employed by general mechanical designers to complete complex CFD analyses as part of the R&D process.

Y. Matsuda - Panasonic (Japan)
>4:30pm-5:00pm
Adjoint CFD for Rapid Design Optimisation

Dipl.-Ing. Schumacher will introduce the continous adjoint solver technology available for HELYX and ELEMENTS, including real design examples related to shape and topology optimisation.

T. Schumacher - ENGYS (Germany)
>5:00pm-5:15pm
Closing Day
>7:00pm-11.00pm
Reception / Dinner

Get to know other users of our software over dinner to exchange ideas and discuss future trends in CFD.

> Technical Sessions - Day 2: 5.SEPT.2018
>8:45am-9:15am
Registrations
>9:15am-10:00am
ENGYS Core Technologies and Development Roadmap

Dr. de Villiers will discuss the latest developments and advances in CFD technologies at ENGYS that will become part of HELYX and ELEMENTS in future versions of these products.

E. de Villiers - ENGYS (UK)
>10:00am-10:50am
Keynote - CFD in the Building Industry: The Journey Towards the Development of a Virtual Wind Tunnel

Mr. Capra will present a glimpse of how wind engineering could be in the near future, and how open-source based CFD solvers can offer a viable alternative to wind tunnels in the prediction of static and peak wind loading.

S. Capra - Foster + Partners (UK)
>10:50am-11:10am
Coffee Break
>11:10am-11:40am
The Use of CFD in the Analysis of the Aerodynamics Response of Tall Buildings

Mr. Millar will discuss the use of hybrid RANS-LES methods at WSP as a suitable tool for the analysis and design of tall buildings under wind loading.

J. Millar - WSP Group (UK)
>11:40am-12:10pm
Dynamic Simulation Model to CFD: Expanding the Horizons of the Analysis for Built Environment

Mr. Joshi will present a few examples ranging from offices and shopping centres to data halls on how connecting the DSM with CFD allows IES to gain a greater insight into thermal comfort and design systems in built enviroments.

H. Joshi - IES (UK)
>12:10pm-12:40pm
Featured Talk - Accelerating CFD Workflows in HPC Clouds

As part of the EPCC supercomputing centre based at the University of Edinburgh, Mr. Graham will discuss the advantages of High Performance Computing (HPC) as an accelerator for CFD workflows.

G. Graham - EPCC (UK)
>12:40pm-2:00pm
Lunch Break / Facetime
>2:00pm-2:30pm
Numerical Simulation of a Close-Coupled Atomizer: Verification of Compressible Fluid Flow Calculations with Experimental Results

As part of the design and performance verification of full-scale powder production at SMS Siemag, Dr. Vogl will compare simulations of pure gas flow and water-air flow in a closed-coupled atomizer obtained in HELYX with experimental results performed at TU Darmstadt.

N. Vogl, H. J. Odenthal - SMS Siemag (Germany) | M. F. Luh, I. V. Roisman, C. Tropea - TU Darmstadt (Germany)
>2:30pm-3:00pm
Democratization of Simulations

Mr. Nielsen will introduce the subject “democratization of simulations”. A brief history about what have been done to help the accessibility of simulation software. How Grundfos have started implementing vertical applications to increase the knowledge and understanding of how simulations can benefit the whole organization.

N. E. L. Nielsen - Grundfos (Denmark)
>3:00pm-3:30pm
Confirmed Talk - Awaiting Abstract
A. Steenkamp - Armscor (RSA)
>3:30pm-4:00pm
Coffee Break
>4:00pm-4:30pm
Development and Validation of an Unsteady RANS Solver to Model Resistance and Motion of Ships in Waves

Mr. Geremia will introduce a new URANS based 6DOF solver to model resistance and motion of ship hulls in waves, including extensive validation work completed by CETENA using HELYX and HELYX-Marine in a large HPC environment.

P. Geremia - ENGYS (Italy) | K. J. Maki 0- UMICH (USA) | E. Ferri, A. Traverso - CETENA (Italy)
>4:30pm-5:00pm
New Product Features in HELYX and ELEMENTS

Mr. Campos will summarise the latest features in the CFD products HELYX and ELEMENTS.

F. Campos - ENGYS (UK)
>5:00pm-5:15pm
Concluding Remarks and Closing Event
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