Simcenter FLOEFD Products

Simcenter FLOEFD Modules

Advanced CFD, HVAC, Electronics Cooling, LED, EDA Bridge, HEEDS and BCI ROM + Package Creator for popular FEA tools.


It helps shorten development by up to 65-75% compared to typical CFD approaches by frontloading fluid flow simulation and thermal analysis and using native CAD geometry.

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  • Two-phase gas-particles flows
  • Heating, air-conditioning and ventilation applications
  • Accurate thermal management simulations of electronic systems
  • Radiation models such as Discrete Ordinate and Monte Carlo
  • Interface between FLOEFD and PCB board design
  • Create easy thermal models of electronics packages and Reduced Order Model (ROM)

Simcenter FLOEFD Advanced CFD Module

The Advaced module provides additional capabilities for analysis by specialists to consider hypersonic flow for up to Mach 30, On Orbit Radiation Environments, two-phase gas-particles flows, Combustion of gas-phase mixtures, and Film Condensation model that also allows evaporation of the condensate film, its solidification and melting.

Simcenter FLOEFD HVAC Module

Comfort and safety is an important consideration when designing occupied spaces such as buildings and transportation vehicles like cars and aircrafts. Special simulation capabilities such as comfort parameters and tracer studies for contaminant distribution simulations help to optimize environment systems. 

The HVAC module provides additional capabilities for specialist in support of heating, air-conditioning and ventilation applications, such as: comfort parameters and Tracer Studies for contaminant distribution simulations that help to optimize environment systems, an extended database on building materials and Discrete ordinates radiation model that allows improved solar radiation simulation.

Simcenter FLOEFD Electronics Cooling Center Module

The Electronics Cooling Center module combines existing best electronics-specific capabilities and integrates new ones from Simcenter Flotherm software, inside the user-friendly CAD-embedded interface to enhance electronics cooling functionality.

It contains several features that make thermal management simulations of electronic systems more accurate.

It contains several features that make thermal management simulations of electronic systems more accurate. Besides extended databases of fan curves and packaging material or Two-Resistor Components, it also contains specialized features and physics such as Heat Pipes and Printed Circuit Boards models and Joule Heating due to current flow.


Simcenter FLOEFD LED Module

In order to obtain accurate results in lighting applications, special physics need to be considered. The Simcenter FLOEFD LED Module is not only suitable for LED lighting applications but also for any other lighting applications. It contains the necessary radiation models such as Discrete Ordinate and Monte Carlo and provides capabilities to absorb radiation in transparent materials and considers refraction such as in lenses. It also provides capability for simulation of Membranes, Film Condenstion on the cooled surfaces and the moisture sorption by plastic materials.

The Simcenter FLOEFD LED Module is the ideal module for the lighting industry and especially for LEDs, it includes a new unique LED model that provides the junction temperature and hot lumen.

Simcenter FLOEFD EDA Bridge Module

The EDA Bridge module provides an interface between FLOEFD and PCB board design.

Import data from EDA software such as Siemens EDA Xpedition, Cadence, Zuken and Altium, as well as import materials and power maps of these PCBs, definition of thermal territories, and network assemblies (Delphi model).

FLOEFD Extended Design Exploration Module

Extend the Simcenter FLOEFD parametric study and design comparison functions to drive innovation through design exploration, moving beyond troubleshooting and evaluating designs to discovering better designs faster. The efficient and robust optimization and search functionality of the HEEDS SHERPA algorithm embedded in Simcenter FLOEFD leverages multiple global and local search strategies and adapts the search as it learns more about the design space.

Simcenter BCI ROM+Package Creator

The BCI-ROM and Package Creator module helps users create thermal models of electronics packages easily and quickly create a compact Reduced Order Model (ROM) that solve at a faster rate, while still maintaining a high level of accuracy. 


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Simcenter FLOEFD Power Electrification Module

The power electrification module provides more accurate battery cell modeling for Simcenter FLOEFD users.

See how others are successfully using Simcenter FLOEFD

Simcenter FLOEFD in combination with Creo

"The usage of Simcenter FLOEFD in combination with Creo has halved the lead time of the design process and ensured that one third less was spent on building physical prototypes."

Wouter Leus, Advanced R&D Expert Xeikon

Reduce development time with Simcenter FLOEFD

"With Simcenter FLOEFD the development time can be reduced up to 29%. I can see the result from a wood stove simulation in a section that makes it easy to understand how the air moves through the combustion process."

Morten Seljeskog, Sintef Energi

Predict transition to turbulence in flat plate channel flow.

"I appreciate the straightforward and fast simulations with Simcenter FLOEFD. We at APEX-Research successfully used Simcenter FLOEFD for many years and now we have increased confidence in its results through our own modeling experiment."

Dr.-ING. Jens Kitzhofer, APEX-Research B.V.

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