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Computational Fluid Dynamics

Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is a tool with amazing flexibility, accuracy and breadth of application. But serious CFD, the kind that provides insights to help you optimize your designs, can be out of reach unless you choose your software carefully. To get serious CFD results, you need serious software. ANSYS CFD goes beyond qualitative results to deliver accurate quantitative predictions of fluid interactions and trade-offs. These insights reveal unexpected opportunities for your product — opportunities that even experienced engineering analysts can miss.

The New Fluent Experience

Built on top of the proven ANSYS Fluent solver, this single-window experience offers innovations from end to end:

A new look with user-selectable themes and Japanese language localization.

Task-based workflows use parallel processing to quickly generate Mosaic-enabled meshes. Mosaic improves simulation accuracy by conformally connecting the 1:8 hexcore mesh-cell size jump.

Speed and simplicity built into every step. User-focused enhancements power more problem-solving with less stress.

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CFD simulation for every engineer

While ANSYS CFD empowers experienced analysts to deliver deep insights, serious CFD is not just for experts modeling rocket ships and racing cars. Engineers at every level across diverse industries are getting great value from CFD analysis. The ANSYS Customer Excellence (ACE) team has seen and solved a vast array of CFD simulation challenges and are ready to help you solve yours.

More CFD solutions

Go further and faster with well-validated CFD results across the widest range of general, specialty and multiphysics applications. ANSYS Fluent and ANSYS CFX provide fast results for virtually any fluid or multiphysics application, with industry-leading accuracy and robustness. This serious CFD software has the wide-ranging capabilities needed to solve your design problems today and in the future.

Solve complex fluid problems

Best-in-class CFD solvers extend the limits of what is possible, so you can maximize your product’s performance and efficiency. You can use ANSYS CFD analysis to innovate with breakthrough capabilities in turbomachinery, turbulence, combustion and in-flight icing.

Make better, faster decisions

Recent innovations to modeling, meshing, the user environment, high-performance computing and post-processing radically accelerate your time to results without compromising accuracy. They enable novice users to quickly become productive while giving experienced users greater opportunities to excel.

The stand-alone 3D ANSYS CFD Viewer is available here.

Flagship Products

ANSYS Chemkin Enterprise

Fast, accurate combustion and reacting flow simulations help achieve performance and fuel-efficiency goals cost-effectively. Chemkin-Pro reduces chemistry analysis time by orders of magnitude without sacrificing accuracy.


ANSYS Chemin Pro
ANSYS CFX

ANSYS CFX is a high-performance computational fluid dynamics (CFD) tool that delivers reliable and accurate solutions quickly for a wide range of applications, including leading capabilities for rotating machinery.


ANSYS CFX
ANSYS Fluent

This powerful computational fluid dynamics (CFD) tool delivers fast, accurate results across the widest range of CFD and multiphysics applications. Accomplish more in less time and with less training with the New Fluent Experience.


ANSYS CFX