ANSYS Fluent Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to ANSYS Fluent for Windows, Linux, Mac, Web, GNU Octave and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 22 apps similar to ANSYS Fluent.

ANSYS Fluent software contains the broad physical modeling capabilities needed to model flow, turbulence, heat transfer, and reactions for industrial applications ranging from air flow over an... If your looking for more info about ANSYS Fluent like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 2/13/2019 5:53:00 PM

Alternatives to ANSYS Fluent for all platforms with any license

  • OpenFOAM

    OpenFOAM is the leading free, open source software for CFD, owned by the OpenFOAM Foundation and distributed exclusively under the General Public Licence (GPL). The GPL gives users the freedom to modify and redistribute the software and a guarantee of continued free use, within the terms of the licence. OpenFOAM was created by Henry Weller in 1989 under the name “FOAM” and was released open source as “OpenFOAM” by Henry Weller, Chris Greenshields and Mattijs Janssens in December 2004.

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  • simFlow

    simFlow is a powerful CFD software, focused on engineering and science. It combines an intuitive user interface with the advantages of the open-source OpenFOAM® libraries in something more than a compact OpenFoam® GUI.

    Freemium Windows Linux

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  • COMSOL Multiphysics

    COMSOL Multiphysics is an engineering, design, and finite element analysis software environment for the modeling and simulation of any physics-based system.

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  • elmer

    Elmer is an open source multiphysical simulation software mainly developed by CSC - IT Center for Science (CSC). Elmer development was started 1995 in collaboration with Finnish Universities, research institutes and industry. After it's open source publication in 2005, the use and development of Elmer has become international. Elmer includes physical models of fluid dynamics, structural mechanics, electromagnetics, heat transfer and acoustics, for example.

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  • SimScale

    SimScale is an engineering simulation platform that is revolutionizing the way engineers, designers, scientists, and students design products. The SimScale platform is accessible completely via a standard web browser, with an easy-to-use interface which supports numerous simulation types including: solid mechanics, fluid dynamics, thermodynamics, acoustics, and particle analysis.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web

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  • ANSYS Workbench

    The ANSYS Workbench platform is the backbone for delivering a comprehensive and integrated simulation system to our customers. Using Workbench for your product development simulations will result in higher productivity from integrated applications leveraging common and compatible data models. Workbench gives you access to multiphysics and systems level insights that could not be attained before.

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  • FEATool Multiphysics

    FEATool is a fully integrated multiphysics modeling and engineering simulation environment for Matlab and Octave, featuring built-in CAD and geometry tools, preprocessing and grid generation, solvers, and postprocessing and visualization.

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux GNU Octave MATLAB

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  • CFDTool

    CFDTool™ (https://www.cfdtool.com ) is a fully integrated and dedicated MATLAB® Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Toolbox for modeling and simulation of fluid flows with coupled heat transfer. Based on FEATool Multiphysics™ (https://www.featool.com ) by Precise Simulation, CFDTool is specifically designed to make light and simple fluid dynamics and heat transfer simulations both easy and fun. Setting up and performing CFD simulations in MATLAB has never been this easy.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • FEATFLOW

    FeatFlow (Finite Element Analysis Toolbox for Flow) is a finite element CFD Fortran code using a very efficient FEM discretization together with a geometric multigrid approach for solving linear systems. This results in a very fast and computationally efficient solver, typically yielding a magnitude or more of speedup compared commercially available solvers. FeatFlow can be used from MATLAB with the FEATool Multiphysics GUI interface.

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  • Code_Aster for Windows

    Code_Aster is a free software for numerical simulation in structural mechanics, developed mainly by the “Advanced Mechanical Analysis” department of EDF‘s research and development department (ERMES, ElectRo – MEchanics Studies). Since Code_Aster is provided for Linux environment only, we chose to rebuild it from sources to share its Windows binaries as many users were asking on the forum.

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  • COSMOSWorks

    COSMOSWorks provides easy to use yet powerful design validation and optimization tools for designers and engineers alike. COSMOSWorks enables faster, less costly, and more optimized product development, as well as more in-depth examination of product performance than would ever be possible using even the most detailed prototypes.

    Commercial Windows

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  • CONSELF

    CFD - Laminar or turbulent fluid dynamics models can be selected depending on the fluid flow Reynolds number. Both steady-state and transient solvers are available. Rotating, single and multiphase flows can be analyzed. FEA - Static and dynamic simulations are available for Structural Mechanics, with both elastic and plastic materials behavior. Modal and frequency analyses can also be carried out starting from most common CAD neutral file formats.

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  • XFlow CFD

    XFlow is a next generation CFD software system that uses a proprietary state-of-the-art Lattice Boltzmann technology, and is specifically designed for companies which require accurate feedback on flow simulation, transient aerodynamics, water management and fluid-structure interaction.

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  • Simcenter STAR-CCM+

    Discover Better Designs, Faster. Predicting the real-world performance of a product requires simulation tools that span a variety of engineering disciplines. STAR-CCM+ is an all-in-one solution that delivers accurate and efficient multidisciplinary technologies in a single integrated user interface.

    Commercial Windows Linux

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  • QuickerSim CFD Toolbox for MATLAB®

    QuickerSim CFD Toolbox is a powerful application for performing fluid flow and heat transfer simulations in MATLAB ® making CFD analysis more accessible than ever. Our Toolbox provides a selection of solvers and data processing tools, which are compatible with other MATLAB® toolboxes and external CFD software. You can set up your simulations quickly as well as tailor the code to your own specific needs and create a custom multiphysics models.

    Freemium $ $ $ Windows Linux

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  • Ingrid Cloud

    Ingrid harnesses the power of supercomputers and reveals how the fluid dynamic forces affect your product. The browser-based software uses intelligent algorithms to make the complex easy, fast and reliable. You can analyze flow behavior in our pre-set applications: - Virtual Wind Tunnel - Building Wind Load - Urban Wind Comfort Or order a custom assessment of your project for personalized simulations.

    Commercial $ $ $ Web

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  • ANSYS AIM

    ANSYS AIM makes upfront simulation easy by combining intuitive, guided workflows, accurate simulation results and optimization in a complete simulation tool. Integrated geometry modeling based on ANSYS SpaceClaim technology helps you create new 3-D concept models, or edit/repair existing geometry.

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  • midas NFX

    midasNFX provides a high-performance finite element pre-processor that provides a highly interactive and visual environment to analyze product design performance. midasNFX presents the users with an advanced suite of easy-to-use tools to build and edit CAE models. For 2D and 3D model creation, The users have access to a variety of mesh-generation capabilities, as well as the midasNFX‘s powerful auto-meshing functions.

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  • Code_Saturne

    Code_Saturne solves the Navier-Stokes equations for 2D, 2D-axisymmetric and 3D flows, steady or unsteady, laminar or turbulent, incompressible or weakly dilatable, isothermal or not, with scalars transport if required. Several turbulence models are available, from Reynolds-Averaged models to Large-Eddy Simulation models.

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  • Code_Aster

    Structures and thermomechanics analysis for studies and research.

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  • SU2

    Open-source collection of software tools for performing Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) analysis and design. Computational analysis tools have revolutionized the way we design aerospace systems, but most established codes are proprietary, unavailable, or prohibitively expensive for many users. The SU2 team is changing this, making computational analysis and design freely available as open-source software and involving everyone in its creation and development.

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