Download key generator for FLOWSCIENCE FLOW-3D v9.3.2

FLOW-3D is a powerful and highly-accurate computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software that gives engineers valuable insight into many physical flow processes. With special capabilities for accurately predicting free-surface flows, FLOW-3D is the ideal CFD software to use in your design phase as well as in improving production processes.

FLOW-3D is an all-inclusive package. No special additional modules for meshing or post-processing are needed. An integrated graphical user interface ties everything together, from problem setup to post-processing. For a description of key features in our latest FLOW-3D release, Version 9.4, go to the Whats New in 9.4 section.

FLOW-3D Features List

Meshing & Geometry: * Structured finite difference grid

* Multi-Block Gridding with embedded or linked blocks

* Fractional areas/volumes (FAVOR ) for efficient and accurate geometry definition

* Free gridding

* Solids Modeler

* Import most CAD files

Flow Type Options: * Internal, external and free-surface flows

* Three, two or one dimensional problems

* Transient flows

* Cartesian or cylindrical coordinates

* Inviscid, viscous laminar and turbulent flows

* Multiple scalar species

* Non-inertial reference frames

* Two-phase flows

* Heat transfer with phase change

* Saturated and unsaturated porous media

Flow Definition Options: * General initial conditions

* Boundary conditions

o Symmetry

o Rigid walls

o Continuative

o Periodic

o Specified pressure

o Specified velocit

o Outflow

o Grid overlay

o Hydrostatic

o Restart previous simulation

o Continuation of a simulation

o Overlay data from a previous simulation

o Add, delete or change model parameters

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Numerical Modeling Options: * Volume-of-Fluid (VOF) method for fluid interfaces--TruVOF

* Fractional areas/volumes (FAVOR ) for efficient geometry definition

* First, second or third order advection

* Sharp fluid interface tracking

* Implicit or explicit modeling options

* Point, line relaxation and GMRES pressure solvers

* User-defined variables, subroutines and output

* Utilities for runtime interaction during execution

Fluid Modeling Options: * One incompressible fluid confined or with free surfaces

* Two incompressible fluids miscible or with sharp interfaces

* Compressible fluid subsonic, transonic, supersonic

* Stratified fluid

* Acoustic phenomena

* Mass particles with variable density or diameter

Thermal Modeling Options: * Temperature-dependent material properties

* Natural convection

* Forced convection

* Fluid and solid conduction

* Fluid-solid heat transfer

o Conduction

o Specified heat flux

o Specified temperature

* Heat transfer to voids from fluid/obstacles

* Distributed energy sources/sinks in fluids or solids

* Radiation by emissivity

* Viscous heating

Physical Modeling Options: * Multi-species scour deposition & bedload transport

* Temperature-dependent material properties

* Cavitation

* Phase change (liquid-vapor, liquid-solid & liquid-gas)

* Surface tension

* Thermocapillary effects

* Wall adhesion

* Wall roughness

* Vapor & gas bubbles

* Solidification & melting (heat-of-transformation table)

* Mass/momentum/energy sources

* Distributed mass/energy sources

* Shear, density and temperature-dependent viscosity

* Thixotropic viscosity

* Elastic stress

* Electric field

* Dielectric phenomena

* Electro-osmosis

* Electrostatic particles

* Electro-mechanical effects

* Joule heating

* Air entrainment

* Molecular and turbulent diffusion

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Special Physical Models: * Tethered moving objects (springs & ropes)

* General moving objects with 6 degrees of freedom--user specified motion or fully-coupled with rigid body motion

* Rotating/spinning obstacles

* Porous baffles & obstacles with linear and quadratic flow losses

* Collision model

Metal Casting Models: * Core gas generation

* Solidification shrinkage with interdendritic feeding

* Temperature-dependent material properties

* Solidification/melting (heat-of-transformation table)

* Binary segregation during solidification

* Solid-fraction dependent latent heat release

* Thermal die cycling

* Defect tracking

* Cavitation potential model

* Lost-Foam casting model

* Semi-solid material models

* Moisture in sand molds

* Shot sleeves

* Back pressure and vents

* Sand core blowing

Turbulence Models: * Prandtl mixing length

* One-equation transport

* Two-equation k-? transport

* RNG (renormalized group theory)

* Large eddy simulation

Porous Media Models: * Variable porosity

* Directional porosity

* General flow losses (linear and quadratic)

* Capillary pressure

* Unsaturated flow

* Heat transfer in porous media

Two-phase and Two-component Models: * Liquid/liquid and gas/liquid interfaces

* Two-fluid mixtures

* One compressible fluid with a dispersed incompressible component

* Two-component drift-flux

* Phase transformations for gas-liquid and liquid-solid

* Adiabatic bubbles

* Bubbles with phase change

* Continuum fluid with discrete particles

* Scalar transport

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Discrete Particle Models: * Massless marker particles

* Mass particles of variable size/mass

* Linear and quadratic fluid-dynamic drag

* Monte-Carlo diffusion

* Particle-Fluid momentum coupling

* Coefficient of restitution or sticky particles

* Point or volumetric particle sources

* Charged particles

* Probe particles

Shallow Flow Models: * Shallow-water model

* General topography

* Wetting and drying

* Wind shear

* Ground roughness effects

Chemistry Models: * Stiff equation solver for chemical rate equations

* Stationary or advected species

Automatic Features: * Automatic termination based on user-defined criteria

* Mesh and initial condition generators

* Time-step control for accuracy and stability

* Automatic limited compressibility

* Convergence and relaxation levels determined by FLOW-3D

* Mentor help to optimize efficiency

Options for Coupling with Other Programs: * Geometry input from Stereolithography (STL) files--binary or ASCII

* Geometry input from ANSYS or I DEAS tetrahedral data

* Geometry input from ANSYS or I DEAS tetrahedral data

* Direct interfaces with Tecplot , EnSight , and FieldView data

* Output for PLOT3D-compatible visualization programs

* Neutral file output

* Extensive customization tools

* Topgraphic data

Data Processing Options: * Automatic or custom graph requests

* Interactive OpenGL-based graphics

* Color or B/W vector, contour, 3D surface and particle plots

* Moving history and probe data

* Force and momentum computations

* Animation generation

* PostScript, JPEG and Bitmap output

* Streamlines

* STL geometry viewer

Multi-Processor Computing: * Shared memory computers

* Distributed memory clusters

INSTALLATION: 1. Unpack@Install

2. Read .nfo from /MAGNITUDE dir

3. Enjoy!