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Old   July 22, 2009, 17:15
Default Difference between Fluent, CFX and ICEM CFD
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Hello everyone, Im starting with Ansys, Can anyone tell me the difference between Fluent, CFX and ICEM CFD?? Im going to make a windturbine simulation, which of them should I choose?

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Old   July 23, 2009, 10:18
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Fluent and CFX are solvers whereas ICEM CFD is a mesher. Fluent and CFX are both highly capable of wind turbine simulations. Fluent and CFX can use ANSYS Meshing as a mesher or use ICEM CFD as a mesher. Fluent used to use GAMBIT as its geometry creation and mesher, but the new version is phasing that out.
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