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.
Computational fluid dynamics software
Autodesk® CFD software provides fast, accurate, and flexible fluid flow and thermal simulation tools to help predict product performance, optimize designs, and validate product behavior before manufacturing—minimizing reliance on costly physical prototypes and helping you get innovative products to market faster. Easily explore and compare design alternatives and better understand the implications of design choices using an innovative Design Study Environment and automation tools. Autodesk CFD software supports direct data exchange with most CAD software tools including Autodesk® Inventor® software, Autodesk® Revit® software, Pro/ENGINEER®, and SolidWorks®. Autodesk CFD software enables you to make great products.
Design systems with fluid, thermal, and motion insights
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
Autodesk CFD fluid flow simulation
Automate design studies for improved efficiency
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.
Autodesk CFD Decision Center