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Compressible Fluid Flow through Pipes using AFT Arrow

ImageGrafix Academy - Hexagon Authorized Training Centre

Program Objective

Learn to use the AFT Arrow software proficiently, design and analyse piping system hydraulics along with graphs and reports.

Course Outline

This course will be completed with theory as well as hands on training session on AFT Arrow software. Attendees will be provided with AFT Arrow license during training session. Software training manual, practical case studies, technical papers will be shared. AFT Arrow is an industry-leading fluid dynamic simulation software is used by a variety of industries around the world to develop design solutions and troubleshoot existing systems. This course will cover Compressors and Piping System Hydraulics calculations using Arrow software. Major topics include Line Sizing, Pressure drop calculations, Flow distribution, Compressor sizing, Heat transfer, Energy Balance, Cost Calculation, Sonic Choking for industrial applications like Steam Systems, Gas piping networks and pipelines etc. Whether you’re new or experienced user, you’ll find this training a worthwhile investment of your time!

Program Highlights

  • Flow through pipes
  • Minor – Major Energy losses in Pipes
  • Software and Design
  • Pipes & Junctions Basics, Intermediate & Advanced
  • User Interface Basics, Intermediate & Advanced
  • Compressors & Fan Basics, Advanced
  • Boundary Condition Basics & Advanced
  • Control Valve Basics & Advanced
  • Branches & Tees
  • Solution Methodology & Solution Control
  • Scenario Manager
  • Troubleshooting AFT Arrow Models
  • Physical Properties
  • Thermal Modelling in Arrow
  • Sonic Choking
  • Other Junction and Properties
  • Arrow Add on Modules (XTS, GSC, ANS)
  • Import / Export, Libraries and Customizing AFT Arrow

Who Should Attend

  • Process Engineers
  • HSE Engineers
  • Utility Design Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Rotary Equipment Engineers
  • MEP Design Engineers


  • Knowledge of Fluid Mechanics and Piping hydraulics
  • Engineering Degree in Chemical / Mechanical / Civil
  • Basic understanding of numerical analysis and methods
  • Knowledge over piping thermodynamics and heat transfer will be an added advantage
  • Basic understanding of piping codes and standards