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CFD

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Overview

What is Autodesk CFD?

Autodesk CFD overview (video: 3:18 min.)

Autodesk CFD is a computational fluid dynamics simulation software that engineers and analysts use to intelligently predict how liquids and gases will perform.

Autodesk CFD helps to minimize the need for physical prototypes while providing deeper insight into fluid flow design performance.

Design systems with fluid, thermal, and motion insights

Autodesk CFD fluid flow simulation

Autodesk CFD provides engineers with a range of powerful tools for system design optimization.

  • Fluid flow and free surface movement
  • Thermal management for electronics cooling
  • BIM integration for occupant comfort of HVAC in AEC and MEP

Automate design studies for improved efficiency

Autodesk CFD Decision Center

The Application Programming Interface (API) and scripting functions expand the base capabilities of Autodesk CFD through the Decision Center’s customization and automation of common tasks. In addition, the Decision Center automates system design comparisons to speed up design-based decision making.

See how people are using Autodesk CFD

  • Kytola Instruments uses Autodesk CFD to design their fluid testing equipment

    KYTOLA INSTRUMENTS OY

    Fluid delivery design time saver

    Using Inventor and Autodesk CFD, engineers at Kytola Instruments challenge old practices to develop innovative oil delivery systems.

    Image courtesy of Kytola Instruments Oy

  • Video: Opto 22 uses Autodesk CFD to cool electronics in their network device

    OPTO 22

    Optimizing small electronics cooling

    Using Autodesk CFD 3D digital prototyping and up-front simulation, this Temecula, California-based tech company built a smaller and more reliable product.

  • Video: Sudlows uses Autodesk CFD for datacenter cooling design

    SUDLOWS

    Data center energy efficiency

    Running multiple conditions and failure scenarios with Autodesk CFD cloud solving, Sudlows employed flexibility in upfront simulation and data export.

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