Simulate Transients with Flownex ! – Online Workshop

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Flownex® Simulation Environment delivers technology that enables you to study how systems will behave in the real world, where fluid is the driving factor. Flownex® system simulation relays the overall effect of changing specific properties on components, allowing clients to examine extensively all possible variations in the design and optimization of systems.


  • Simple/complex systems simulation
  • System optimization
  • Commissioning assistance
  • Investigative simulations
  • Component performance assessment
  • Concept design
  • Technical feasibility studies
  • Root cause analysis
  • Thermal-hydraulic designs


Simulating Transient Scenarios

  • Thermal – Fluid System Design & Optimisation
  • Fast Transient simulations
  • Water Hammer Analysis
  • Pipe, Pump, Valve..etc Performance
  • Component Failure/Root cause Analysis
  • What if Scenario simulations
  • Accidental Scenario simulation
  • Safety regulations simulations
  • Transient Force Calculations
  • Start-up, Shut-down, Sudden Open/Closure simulations
  • Control System Tuning and Failure Analysis
  • Sudden temperature, mass-flow, pressure changes
  • Pulsation Studies
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What Will You Learn?

  • Knowledge of Flownex - Thermal Fluid Simulation
  • Knowledge of Steady State Simulations
  • Knowledge of Transient Simulations
  • Knowledge to Determine the behavior of plant/system over complete operating range: start up, shut down, accident scenarios
  • Ensure correct design and material selections that can bring significant savings in plant construction (avoid overly conservative approach)
  • Combination of control and plant thermal hydraulic simulation to identify, if the operating problems, e.g. emissions, control philosophy, etc.
  • Effective control strategy can help to save large operational costs (avoid overly conservative approach)
  • Design for and optimize components to ensure optimum system behavior, even during off design and transient behavior
  • Design and commission control systems using simulations.
  • Dynamic integrated simulations will: Identify bottlenecks, Identify inefficiencies and Identify safety risks not identifiable with steady-state simulation

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Course Curriculum

Introduction to Flownex – Thermal Fluid Simulation Software

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics

Steady State Simulation

Fundamentals of Transient Analysis

Water Hammer Analysis

Valve Transients – Valve Sudden Closure

Pump Derating Analysis

Startup – Shutdown Scenarios Simulation

Pipe Break Analysis – Effect on Process networks

Feed Water Heater Network – Sudden Change in Temparature

Vapour Compression Cycle – Change in Compressor Performance

Cooling network – Sudden change in flow rate

Fouling Factors in Flownex Heat Transfer Models

Nuclear Powerplant Brayton Cycle Transients

Water pumping station – Surge Analysis

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