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Machteld October 13, 2004 03:29

What is CFX short for?
Does anyone know what the letters C, F and X are short for? Computational Fluid eXperts?

Rahul October 13, 2004 03:49

Re: What is CFX short for?
are u sure?

Glenn Horrocks October 13, 2004 18:21

Re: What is CFX short for?

I think CFX is just a figment of the imagination of somebody in the marketing department.

Glenn Horrocks

Jonas Larsson October 14, 2004 16:36

Re: What is CFX short for?
CFX used to be called Flow3D you know. However, about 10 years ago, Flowscience Inc, who already marketed a CFD code called Flow3D and owned that trademark reminded AEA that the name was already taken... so the guys at AEA had to invent a new name for their CFD code. I have no clue why they chose CFX.

freefish October 15, 2004 02:40

Re: What is CFX short for?
I think it is just a name of CFXno other means.

Micheal October 18, 2004 22:57

Re: What is CFX short for?
It had nothing to do with Flow3D actually. It coincided with a planned name change anyways. It has no hidden meaning and the letters do not stand for anything in particular.

It was chosen by a flow solver developer, of all people, as a "stop gap" until someone thought of something better.

Guess it stuck. Go figure.


Bart Prast October 25, 2004 07:50

Re: What is CFX short for?
It's not "See Effects" (Cee Eff Ex)?

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