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Old   June 8, 2011, 04:25
Default Difference betwwen CFX, CFDand ICEM CFD
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Hi!, I'm a new user of ANSYS, I wanna know the difference between CFX, Fluent and ICEM CFD
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Old   June 8, 2011, 10:38
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ICEM CFD is a program for powerful Meshing and Postprocessing

CFX and Fluent are both Solvers (they use the generated mesh, discretize the governing equations and obtain a solution).

In fluent you can postprocess too, or use CFD Post instead

For an easy explanation of the terms above, check

Versteeg H. K., Malaasekera W., An introduction to computational fluid dynamics: The finite volume method, UK: Longman Scientific and Technical, 1995
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Thanks for this answer, but i think that ICEM CFD can do some simulations, is it true??
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