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Top Features of Autodesk CFD

Autodesk CFD software provides computational fluid dynamics software features and thermal simulation tools with improved reliability and performance. Compare design alternatives and better understand the implications of your choices before manufacturing.

  • Flow control applications

    Optimize designs when you need to improve pressure drop or flow distribution. (video: 2:20 min.)

  • Thermal prototyping

    Solve for all modes of heat transfer, from solid to solid or from solid to fluid. (video: 2:09 min.)

  • Architectural and MEP applications

    Improve building efficiency with optimized design. (video: 2:39 min.)

  • Free surface modeling

    Simulate interfaces between liquids and gases. Model flow phenomena like waves, sloshing, and spilling. (video: 1:19 min.)

  • Custom result equations

    Create custom equations for visual results. (video: 1:28 min.)

  • Fusion 360 CAD Simplification

    Connect to Fusion 360 for CAD simplification and modification. (video: 1:05 min.)

  • Intelligent automatic mesh sizing

    Use geometry and mesh automation. (video: 1:58 min.)

  • Flexible solving

    Run analyses locally or on remote or HPC servers for flexible solving of large models or multiple jobs.

More features

  • CAD connections

    Create associative simulations for computational fluid dynamics.

  • Simplified heat sinks

    Simulate the performance of heat sink components.

  • Particle tracing

    Better understand circulation and flow directions.

  • Scalar mixing

    Simulate the mixing of two similar materials.

  • Radiation modeling

    Simulate radiative heat transfer and energy balancing.

  • Rotating (turbomachinery)

    Analyze rotating devices surrounded by a static (non-rotating) frame of reference.

  • Humidity and condensation

    Model condensation of a liquid from a moist gas.

  • Solar heating loads

    Identify the effects of solar heating on the energy performance and efficiency of a structure and its occupied spaces.

  • Smoke visibility

    Determine smoke patterns as they fill a room to help identify design changes and exit sign placement.

  • Automation scripting

    Automate and create custom tasks via API (Application Programming Interface).

  • Clean and customizable user interface

    The user interface walks you through setup, analysis, and results interpretation.

  • Visual data-driven results

    Visualize and compare results through result planes, iso surfaces, graphs, and log files.

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