Flow visualisation of a cavitating hydrofoil as part of a preliminary test validation study for a large numerical and physical research project.

CFD-ACE+ Suite

ESI Group helps users solve complex simulation and modeling challenges with one tool which typically eliminates the need to explicitly link several tools. The benefits to the user are clear: ESI Group’s powerful, single solution for complex modeling and simulation challenges over a wide spectrum of industries saves time and money, letting you get your product designed and developed accurately and quickly and, ultimately, faster to market.

CFD-ACE+ Suite Application Areas

CFD-ACE+ is an ideal engineering design and analysis tool used by over 400 organizations worldwide because of its unique ability to model a wide range of physical and chemical phenomena, from vehicle aerodynamics to microfluidics, from the semiconductor processing industry to modeling of fuel cells.

Its modular and expandable structure means users can enjoy a high degree of flexibility in terms of functionality and cost. CFD-ACE+ includes state-of-the-art numerical and physical models, and advanced pre- and post-processing modules. All grid technologies are supported, including multi-block structured, general polyhedral unstructured, arbitrary interfaces, and moving and deforming grids. It also supports most of the commonly used CAD, CAE and EDA data formats for optimum flexibility.

Regardless of your organization’s size, CFD-ACE+ adapts easily to most office environments and works with all common computer hardware/software systems. It is designed for parallel computing on high performance workstations and PC clusters.

CFD-ACE+ is offered as a base package that includes flow, heat transfer and turbulence. Other optional industry-specific packages are offered for biotechnology, plasma, semiconductor, MEMS, aerospace and fuel cells.

ACE+ Suite modules

ACE+ Suite comprises of the modules which can be used solely, coupled or in conjunction with complimenting software.