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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.

      • Video: Autodesk CFD visualizes how fluids flow through part designs

        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.)

      • Video: Autodesk CFD predicts thermal comforts and wind loads through AEC and MEP applications

        Architectural and MEP applications

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

      • Video: Autodesk CFD simulates free surface movement of liquids and gases

        Free surface modeling

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

      • Video: Autodesk CFD enables users to create customized result calculations

        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.)

      • Video: Automatic mesh sizing eliminates manual mesh obstacles with adaptive meshing for capturing details

        Intelligent automatic mesh sizing

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

      • Local or remote server solve option provides flexibility when simulating large models

        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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