CFD Simulations of Data Centers
The technological advances of computer hardware and software have created a need for advanced storage facilities operating at their maximum potential. Cooling a data center can consume a lot of energy. CFD can be used to model and improve the heat transfer and fluid flow in these facilities, to help optimize the overall performance and prevent equipment from exceeding maximum operating temperatures.
- Characterize datacenter components to accurately capture their physical behavior in Simulation CFD.
- Interpret flow and thermal simulation results to improve datacenter layout and configuration.
- Practice the CFD simulation setup and results review process for a datacenter design scenario.
This module will focus on the common components and results visualization associated with data center analyses. A fundamental understanding of the software is required as this module will not cover general software-related tasks.
A Simulation TV video about simulating data centers in Simulation CFD can be found here.