ANSYS CFX and ANSYS CFD Flo

ANSYS CFX software is a high-performance, general purpose fluid dynamics program that has been applied to solve wide-ranging fluid flow problems for over 20 years.  At the heart of ANSYS CFX is its advanced solver technology, the key to achieving reliable and accurate solutions quickly and robustly.  The modern, highly parallelized solver is the foundation for an abundant choice of physical models to capture virtually any type of phenomena related to fluid flow.  The solver and its many physical models are wrapped in a modern, intuitive, and flexible GUI and user environment, with extensive capabilities for customization and automation using session files, scripting and a powerful expression language.

ANSYS CFD Flo is a cost competitive version of ANSYS CFX with the only the advanced CFD features disabled.

Contact PADT to have our engineers work with you to see which package meets your needs.

Key Features


  • Integration into ANSYS Workbench
  • Multiple Mesh options including: structured, polyhedral, tetrahedral and mixes
  • Industry proven modern solvers
  • Leaders in Turbulence Modeling
  • Extensive heat transfer
  • Multiple Radiation models, including spectral, scattering, radiation transparency, optical behavior and a Monte Carlo method.
  • True multi-phase flow including droplets, particles, caviation, boiling, and free surfaces
  • Multiple combustion and chemical reaction models
  • Integrated Aero-acoustics
  • Coupling to ANSYS Mechanical and Mesh
    Morphing for 2-way Fluid Solid Interaction (FSI)
  • Flutter modeling, with ANSYS Mechanical, for Turbomachinery
  • Immersed Solid Method
  • Scalable parallel solving
  • Wide range of material models
  • Powerful Expression and Scripting language
  • Powerful and easy to use Post Processing designed for very large and complex models
  • Integration with ANSYS Engineering Knowledge Management

This is a very diverse product offering with outstanding breadth and depth, which makes it very difficult to describe in a series of web pages.  Please contact us and our experts can help you, based on what your needs are, discover which ANSYS, Inc. products best meet those needs.

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