Advanced CFD for IC Engine Applications

Rs 30,000(6 month EMI available)

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Course Overview


Converge CFD

CONVERGE is a general purpose CFD package that is extremely well suited for reacting and non-reacting flow applications. Converge has been widely adopted in the automotive Industry as the standard for IC Engine simulations. You can visit  for more information.

With CONVERGE CFD, you can work on a variety of applications including:

Spark ignited engine simulation
Diesel Engine simulation
Gas turbine Simulation
After treatment device simulation


Top 5% of the class will get a merit certificate. Course completion certificate will be provided to all students who complete the course. You will receive both e-verified and hard copy of your certificates.


1 . Steady and Transient flow over a throttle body

The objective here is to simulate flow past a throttle body under steady state and transient conditions. Your task is to study the effect of the valve dynamics on key flow quantities.

2 . Diesel engine characterization

In this project, you will run closed cycle simulations of the CAT3410 engine using two different piston bowls. You will be looking at the effect of piston bowl shape on the final solution.

3 . Port fuel injection 

  • Clean up complex CAD model using CONVERGE STUDIO
  • Assign proper boundary and initial conditions
  • Setup appropriate physical models (spray, turbulence, combustion and emissions)
  • Running simulations in parallel
  • Runtime results visualization
  • Post processing results
  • Cerating cut views, iso-surfaces, images and animations

You will also focus on analyzing the data obtained from your simulation using line plots. You can find an example below.

Last but not least, there is a reason why CFD is called colorful fluid dynamics. Here are some visualizations that beautifully convey the complexities of the various physical phenomena that you can expect in an I.C Engine.

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What will you learn each week?

CONVERGE Studio module

In this module you will learn how to setup a CFD simulation using CONVERGE CFD. We will provide step by step instructions on the following:

  • CAD import and cleanup
  • Decomposing the model into boundaries and volumetric regions
  • Inputting valve timing
  • Choosing turbulence and combustion models
  • Running the case in parallel environment
  • Post processing

Surface preparation

In this module, we will cover surface preparation in full detail. Here you will learn the following:

  • Setting up the piston motion profile
  • Boundary flagging
  • Setting up the intake and exhaust valves

Region intialization and valve motion setup

In this module, you will learn the following concepts:

  • Initializing pressure, temperature and species concentration in the Intake, Exhaust and Fire deck regions
  • Disconnect triangles
  • Valve timing and the concept of minimum lift
  • Valve profile input

Turbulence modelling

In this module, you will learn how turbulence is modelled and simulated in a state of the art CFD solver. You will learn about the different classes of turbulence model and understand their merits and demerits.

Combustion modelling

In this module, you will learn how the SAGE detailed chemical kinetics solver works. In addition to this, you will learn how to use the Shell CTC combustion model.

Emissions modelling

To design efficient engine, one needs to have a firm grasp of emissions modelling. You will learn about the Hiroyasu Soot Model and the Zeldovich Nox model and apply them in engine simulations.

Who can take this course?

BE and BTech Students

Learning CFD can be highly beneficial to Undergraduate Students as it can open up a lot of new career opportunities. The follow set of students are highly likely to succeed from this course.

  • Students who know the theory behind CFD and want to implement the concepts
  • Students who know how to use Ansys fluent or Start CCM but do not understand how it actually works
  • Students who are passionate about thermal systems and fluid mechanics

MTech and MS Students

Students who are pursuing MTech or MS in a "Non-CFD" field and want to increase their profile by learning how to code CFD

Working Professionals

If you a Design Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer or any other engineer working in a non-CFD domain then this course should give you the required background, if you choose to specialize in CFD.

Student Testimonials

Our students love us! Read what they have to say below.

Amazing course content. Genuine efforts by the instructor and entire organization to help educate students. I'll definitely recommend this course for Mechanical Engineers.

Raj Mehta

I had a good experience joining the course here. Mentors are friendly and they clear the doubts very well. In my experience during the course, I learned a lot of new concepts

Abhinash Rajbanshi

The quality of teaching and the approach was really nice. And their support team always ready 24*7 to help us in solving our problems.

Amit Patel


1 . How will the instructor teach?

Our instructors are industrial experts working in Fortune 500 companies. We partner with them to deliver the lectures online. You will be given access to recorded content and assignments each week.

2 . Are there any prerequisites for this course?

You should be pursuing B.E/B.Tech in Mechanical, Aerospace, Automotive, Production or Manufacturing

3. What kind of support I can expect?

Our support system is amazing!. You can read our reviews on Google to see this. We focus on one-on-one support which no one else does. We will communicate with you through WhatsApp messages/calls, individual online sessions and also in person.

4.  Will software be provided?

License will be provided for accessing CONVERGE CFD 

5 . How can I use the letter of recommendation?

You can use it for job search and higher education. Recommendation letters are given only for candidates that have performed extremely well.