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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.
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