Archive for November 2019

Engineering Services

TurboTides offers full engineering design services to our clients, which include: Aerodynamic/hydrodynamic design and analysis of compressors, turbines, pumps and fans. Structural analysis of rotor and other stationary components. Rotodynamic analysis for the rotating system. Mechanical design, CAD, and solid modeling.

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Easy Optimization Setup

TurboTides built-in optimization capability provides convenient employment of optimization throughout every stage of design process. Can invoke cycle, 1D, 2D CFD and FEA solvers conveniently in each module. Through scripting, user can define complex optimization procedure such as multi-disciplinary optimization.

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Built-in Database Support

Embedded database is a version-controlled central data storage placed on the network that facilitates the saving and reuse of design, test data, geometry models and UDF across your organization. Any TurboTides objects (components, machine, curves, fluid models etc.) can be saved to the database and reloaded to the current designs. Object-oriented database records support complicated…

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3D Finite Element Analysis (FEA)

Support Finite Element Analysis for impeller, vane element and volute. Support static analysis, thermal analysis and modal analysis. Support linear and nonlinear material, including elastic, plastic, creep and hyper-elastic material. Convenient pre-processing support: automatic mesh generation and automatic setup of loads and constraints. Passage and blade surface loads are automatically interpolated from 3D CFD results.…

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3D CFD Analysis

Full 3D pressure based CFD solver with unstructured meshing. Support parallel computing with unlimited cores. Fully automatic mesh generation and setup of boundary condition; Full post-processing support: text report, mesh/contour/vector/streamline/iso-surface view, line plots. Support real gas calculation, including automatically generated real gas table. Easy comparison plots between 3D and 1D results. Interface to CFX TurboGrid…

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Geometry Modeler

Geometry modeler provides full support for 3D geometry generation. Geometry editing of common components in radial and axial compressors, turbines, pumps, blowers and fan. Mechanical geometry editing. CAD import of full 3D CAD geometry including flow passage, blades, impeller blades, disk and back face feature. Embedded database supports convenient storage and reuse of any 3D…

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2D Through-flow and Blade-to-Blade Analysis

2D flow analysis includes a hub-to-shroud throughflow (S2 surface) solver and a blade-to-blade (S1 surface) solver. Streamline curvature method. Automatic mesh generation from 3D geometry. Automatically quantify the blade geometry (blade angle, thickness, lean). Considers loss, deviation and blockage and spanwise mixing. Easy setup for flow passage and blade profile optimization.

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1D Meanline Design and Analysis

1D meanline module supports preliminary design, analysis and data reduction for radial, mixed-flow and axial compressors, turbines, pumps and fans. Calibrated 1D model through data reduction can match the test data point-by-point on full performance map. Real fluid model based on REFPROP 10 and fast table. User Define Function (UDF) allows user to change the…

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Cycle Analysis

TurboTides Cycle Analysis supports the design and analysis of following thermodynamic cycles and configurations: TurboTides Cycle Analysis supports the design and analysis of following thermodynamic cycles and configurations:              Rankine cycle, including Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC)              Gas turbine cycle              Super-critical CO2 cycle              Refrigeration cycle              Turbocharger matching              Multistage compressor sizing and…

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TurboTides Highlight

TurboTides is a fully integrated CAE system specialized in turbomachinery design optimization.  Our modern and intuitive workflow is the first of its kind to include all necessary components for a typical turbomachinery design iteration on one unified platform with one common user-friendly interface.  The all-inclusive system consists of cycle analysis, 1D meanline design and performance…

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