Manage products & downloads
We have redirected you to an equivalent page on your local site where you can see local pricing and promotions and purchase online.
Stay on our U.S. site
Keyboard ALT + g to toggle grid overlay
Compare Autodesk CFD to Autodesk CFD Advanced and Autodesk CFD Motion.
Email this comparison
Select up to 3 to compare
The default product cannot be deselected from the comparison.
Please select another product to compare before deselecting this product.
You have selected the maximum that can be compared. Deselect a product before selecting another to compare.
CFD Premium provides complex solving for fluid flow and thermal simulation.
CFD Ultimate provides advanced solid body motion simulation in addition to fluid flow and thermal simulation abilities.
Direct modelling with SimStudio Tools
Defeaturing with SimStudio Tools
MultiCAD data exchange
Design study automation
Multi-scenario design review centre
Customisable material databases
Heat sink, compact thermal, LED and TEC models
Fan, porous media, HX, TIM and PCB models
Non-Newtonian fluid materials
Point, wall and bulk-flow data extraction
Pre- and post-processing API
Customisable report generator
Web and mobile storage, sharing and viewing
FSI with Simulation Mechanical
Simulation Data Management with Vault
Export results to Showcase, 3ds max, VRED, Maya
2D and 3D Cartesian
Steady state (time-independent)
Lagrangian particle tracking
Two-fluid scalar mixing
Two-phase flows (humidity and steam)
Height of fluid
Free surface (Volume of fluid)
Compressible liquid (water hammer)
Conduction and conjugate heat transfer
Forced, natural, mixed convection
Thermal comfort calculation
Temperature-dependent heat source
Radiation heat transfer
Radiation through transparent media
Geometry mesh diagnostics
Automatic mesh sizing
Global and local size adjustment
Boundary-layer mesh enhancement
Interactive mesh-refinement regions
Mesh growth-rate control
Fluid gap and thin solid refinement
Surface wrap meshing
K-epsilon with intelligent wall formulation
Low Reynolds number K-epsilon
SST k-omega SAS (Scale Adaptive Simulation)
SST k-omega DES (Detached Eddy Simulation)
SST K-omega RC (Smirnov Menter)
SST K-omega RC (Hellsten)
Automatic turbulence startup
User prescribed or fluid driven motion
Multiple rotating frame of reference
Combined linear and angular
Combined orbital and angular
Unconstrained (6 DOF) motion
Multicore single machine
Microsoft HPC cluster
Cluster solving using Cloud Premium
Parallel solving on multiple machines
Requires multiple solver licences.
Included with active CFD Subscription
Complex solving for fluid flow and thermal simulation.
Advanced solid body motion simulation in addition to fluid flow and thermal simulation abilities.
Download free trial
See system requirements
10 Mbps Internet connection. Turn off all active applications, including virus checking software
Get more tips for successful downloading
Students, teachers, and academic institutions worldwide are eligible for free access to Autodesk software. Yes, free. We genuinely believe in education.
All fields are required unless noted.
This may take a while. Might we suggest coffee (not included)?
When complete, locate the file on your computer.
Run the install to start your trial.
Check out the trial help page.
Please check ADLM page.
Autodesk is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software.
Privacy Settings | Privacy/Cookies (Updated) | Legal Notices & Trademarks | Report Noncompliance | Site map | © 2019 Autodesk Inc. All rights reserved