Optimise designs when you need to improve pressure drop or flow distribution
Solve for all modes of heat transfer, from solid to solid or solid to fluid
Improve building efficiency with optimised HVAC design
Simulate interfaces between liquids and gases. Model flow phenomena like waves, sloshing, and spilling
Analyse the interaction between solid objects in motion and surrounding fluid
Model condensation of a liquid from a moist gas
Identify effects of solar heating on energy performance and efficiency of a structure and its spaces
Determine smoke patterns as they fill a room to help identify design changes and exit sign placement
Analyse rotating devices surrounded by a static (non-rotating) frame of reference
Schedule, manage, and simulate multiple scenarios from a single dialogue.
Custom result calculations
Set up custom result quantities to analyse and visualise quantities beyond the standard CFD results.
Run simulations on remote computers on your network, and schedule multiple solves across different computers.
High-Performance Computing (HPC)
Autodesk CFD supports running simulations on multi-core computers, as well as with clusters of computers.
Autodesk CFD 2024 offers an Autodesk token cloud solve option for completing simulations without tying up local resources.
For simulations with over 10 million elements, the scalable solver enables each process to run on multiple threads as a process/thread hybrid. It is designed to optimise cache performance.
Visualise results through a 3D model on a cross-sectional colourized view.
Virtually simulate injected dye streams to identify flow movement through particle tracing.
Review a constant value flow result with the predicted physical shape of the flow characteristics.
Visualise the range of result values of a volume of a model.
Calculate flow-induced forces on solid and wall surfaces, including heat flux and wall temperature.
Result parts can be assessed and designated as summary parts and used in the Decision Centre to assess critical values.
Plot the time- or iteration-history at a specific location in the model. Designate summary points to assess critical values and compare results from multiple scenarios.
Export to FEA
Autodesk CFD results can be applied as boundary conditions for FEA analyses using popular FEA tools.
Autodesk CFD Viewer
Collaborate across multiple engineering workgroups by presenting and sharing Autodesk CFD graphical results.
Customise and expedite the way you communicate results with reports.