Autodesk Simulation CFD Software Now Available
[ Back ]   [ More News ]   [ Home ]
Autodesk Simulation CFD Software Now Available

Powerful Features Enable Engineering Teams to Achieve Faster Test Results

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — August 1, 2011Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), announced the availability of Autodesk Simulation CFD, the latest offering in the Autodesk simulation software portfolio, which builds on computational fluid dynamics capabilities that Autodesk gained in the Blue Ridge Numerics acquisition in March 2011.

Autodesk Simulation CFD builds on computational fluid dynamics capabilities that Autodesk gained in  ...

Autodesk Simulation CFD builds on computational fluid dynamics capabilities that Autodesk gained in the Blue Ridge Numerics acquisition. (Photo: Business Wire)

Autodesk Simulation CFD software helps automate fluid flow and thermal simulation decision-making for designs, while eliminating costly physical prototyping cycles. Autodesk Simulation CFD introduces new integration with Autodesk Inventor Fusion software, allowing engineers to modify or simplify geometry quickly and easily from virtually any CAD system when running simulations.

Automated fluid flow and thermal simulations provide a cost-effective and faster alternative to physical testing methods that often lack a complete picture of design performance. Autodesk Simulation CFD provides a platform to help engineers gain competitive advantage and sustain growth through more efficient use of existing personnel and computing resources.

“Making informed, up-front decisions about air flow, fluid flow or electronics cooling is critical to help design and manufacture safer, quality products or construct more energy efficient buildings,” said Robert “Buzz” Kross, senior vice president, Manufacturing Industry Group at Autodesk. “Our customers expect the highest quality CFD software to drive profitability and compete more effectively at every step of the design process.”

Simulation Software Boosts Engineering Productivity

A host of new features in Autodesk Simulation CFD help engineers achieve more, faster:

About Autodesk

Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries -- including the last 16 Academy Award winners for Best Visual Effects -- use Autodesk software to design, visualize and simulate their ideas. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art software for global markets. For additional information about Autodesk, visit

Autodesk, AutoCAD, Autodesk Inventor, and Inventor are registered trademarks or trademarks of Autodesk, Inc., and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates in the USA and/or other countries. Academy Award is a registered trademark of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. All other brand names, product names or trademarks belong to their respective holders. Autodesk reserves the right to alter product and services offerings, and specifications and pricing at any time without notice, and is not responsible for typographical or graphical errors that may appear in this document.

© 2011 Autodesk, Inc. All rights reserved.

Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: