SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation enables engineers to tackle Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) challenges using advanced geometry meshing capabilities, powerful solution convergence and automatic flow regime determination without sacrificing ease of use or accuracy.
View a product matrix to compare the basic analysis capabilities of SOLIDWORKS FloXpress (included in SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD) to the advanced features of SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation, the HVAC add-on module and the Electronic Cooling add-on module.
Examine complex flows through and around your components with parametric analysis and include sophisticated effects like porosity, cavitation and humidity
Examine complex flow in and around components to detect turbulence and recirculation issues
Visualize and understand temperature distribution in and around your products and couple flow with thermal analysis, simulating convection, conduction and radiation effects
Simulate advanced radiation with semitransparent material and wavelength-dependent radiative properties with the HVAC module
Utilize Section or Surface plots to study the distribution of resultant values, including velocity, pressure, vorticity, temperature and mass fraction
Perform component thermal analysis on designs incorporating printed circuit boards (PCBs) and electronics with SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation and the Electronic Cooling Module
Understand and evaluate thermal comfort levels for multiple environments using thermal comfort factor analysis
*Only available with the HVAC module