Autodesk CFD

What is Autodesk CFD?

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.

Top features of Autodesk CFD

Autodesk CFD software provides computational fluid dynamics software features and thermal simulation tools with improved reliability and performance. Compare design alternatives and better understand the implications of your choices before manufacturing.

  1. Flow control applications
  2. Thermal prototyping
  3. Architectural and MEP applications
  4. Free surface modeling
  5. Custom result equations

Connect to Fusion 360 for CAD simplification and modification.

System requirements for Autodesk CFD products

System requirements for Autodesk CFD 
Operating System
  • Microsoft® Windows® 10
  • Microsoft Windows 8 and 8.1 (Standard, Pro, or Enterprise)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, Ultimate, or Enterprise edition
  • HPC: Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, or Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Languages: English, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Japanese, German, French, Italian
Suggested Hardware Recommended Desktop

  • Model: Dell T5600 with Intel Xeon E3-1241 v3 @3.5 GHz (8 cores) ¹
  • RAM: 32 GB
  • Video: Nvidia Quadro 4000
  • Hard Drive: 1 TB HDD

¹ If more speed is needed add a 2nd E3-1241 for a total of 16 cores

Recommended Laptop

  • Model: Dell M4700 with Intel i7-4710MQ @ 2.5 GHz (4 Cores)
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • Video: Nvidia Quadro K2000M
  • Hard Drive: 256 GB SSD
  • The 24-bit color setting at 1280 x 1024 or higher screen resolution
  • 512 MB DRAM or higher OpenGL-capable graphics card (recommended)
  • 256 MB on-board memory (minimum)
Media Reader DVD-ROM drive ³
Pointing Device Microsoft® mouse-compliant pointing device
Browser Windows Internet Explorer® 8 or higher
Internet Connection For web downloads and Subscription Aware access