## Top universities in Germany for CFD

Computational fluid dynamics is an interdisciplinary study that impacts both science and the industry. And considering how industries are adapting an computational analysis led design & development process, CFD has a lot of scope. Using CFD, engineers solve mechanical problems by numerical approximation methods. The result is that we are Read more…

## Airfoil Simulation – Plotting lift and drag coefficients of an airfoil at different angles of attack.

Airfoils are specifically designed structures that generate lift force when air flows over it. This has led to a whole new branch in the field of mechanical engineering and has allowed to explore the atmosphere and space. when an airfoil travels through air, lift is produced.  Simultaneously, the flow of Read more…

## Simulating Flow through a Pipe Using OpenFOAM

Objective: The objective here is to simulate flow through a cylindrical pipe. Pipe flows have been studied extensively and are very vital in studying about fluid mechanics. The governing equation for flow through a pipe can be easily derived by applying key assumptions regarding the flow field. Such a simplified Read more…

## What are some essential skills that a mechanical engineer should learn?

What are some essential skills that a mechanical engineer should learn? Being an institution that offers mechanical engineering courses, this is a question we often encounter at Skill-Lync. Students want to be equipped with a unique skillset that would help them stand apart from the crowd. From our observation and Read more…

## What are the proper steps to learn CFD?

The proper way to learn any mechanical engineering course is to select the field you would like to specialise in CFD is a vast sector. Before learning CFD, choose which field you would prefer to concentrate on in CFD: CFD is the study of flow dynamics in mechanical systems. Depending Read more…

## What is the physical meaning of divergence, curl and gradient of a vector field?

Gradient: Consider a ball in your hand. Now take any point on the ball and imagine a vector acting perpendicular to the ball on that point. That is your gradient in 3D. Now imagine vectors acting on all points of the ball. It would look something like this: The red Read more…

## What are the important essential software a mechanical engineering student should have some grip on?

With the multitude of options available out there, it is not surprising that students are so often confused on which is the best option for them. For clarification, I have selected some commonly used software and classified them based on their subjects: MATLAB and Python: It is extremely important for Read more…

## What advantage does learning CFD give a Mechanical engineer?

Mechanical engineering is considered to be a field where analytics and manual power is a necessity while computational powers are optional. But the actuality is vice-versa. Let me explain how: According to the report published by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas on January of 2014, the transportation sector Read more…

## How To Master Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Using MATLAB/OpenFOAM

Any Engineer who has just begun their career would have questions like “How to learn Computational Fluid Dynamics?”. Well, the answer to this is certainly- “You can try online resources that can help you learn CFD”. But, there is a huge possibility of getting lost in the internet and the learning Read more…

## Can I Get My Dream Core Mechanical Job If I Know Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)?

The ultimate goal of any Mechanical Engineer would be to secure a job that is related to the mechanical engineering field that yields a better salary. But, changing of streams such as jumping to the IT industry after mechanical engineering occurs only when there is no idea of specializations within Read more…