SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation (CFD)


SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation software is a powerful tool that takes the complexity out of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) for designers and engineers.

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation eliminates the need to modify your design for a different computational fluid dynamics (CFD) application saving considerable time and cost.

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation

The newest release of SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation delivers new user-requested enhancements that make it even easier and faster to determine the impact of a liquid or gas flow on your product designs during the design phase. Here are few of the new enhancements that you will find in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2024.

Conditions from low-level component: Import condition in model

Ability to import from the model conditions defined for other projects (such as material properties, heat power, etc.). This can dramatically simplify project definition by creating a library of models with conditions pre-defined.

Instant switching between transient time moments

A new transient post-processing mode allows you to explore transient results without waiting for a time moment to load. You move a slider and results are updated immediately.

Multi-parameter optimization

Multi-parameter optimization is added to the Parametric Study. You can now conduct an optimization study for more than one input variable. You can select geometry or simulation parameters as variables. For each variable, you define the range of variation and the target optimization goal, such as maximize, minimize, or match a Value.

Add-on modules for Flow Simulation:

  • HVAC Module - offers additional simulation capabilities for advanced radiation and thermal comforts analysis

  • Electronic Cooling Module – offers electronic virtual models and an extensive materials library for cooling simulation

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with HVAC Applications Module
SOLIDWORK Flow Simulation
with Electronic Cooling Module
Ease of Use/Intuitiveness
Concurrent Engineering
Post Processing
Design Comparison Studies
Fluid Flow Simulation
Rotating Regions
Thermal Fluid Simulation
Full Enriched Library
Enriched Library for HVAC
Thermal Comfort Parameters Simulation
Tracer Study
Enriched Library for Electronic Cooling
Dedicated Electronic Cooling Simulation
Joule Heating Simulation


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Customer Reviews


Pressure Control Engineer, T3 Energy Services 5 days ago

SOLIDWORKS is the best and preferred solution for oil and Gas equipment product design. It has all in one package integration with CAD, Simulation and Flow Analysis. This CAD Operation requires minimum duration of training to get hands on.

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