Cradle CFD

Smart Multiphysics Focused Computational Fluid Dynamics

Cradle CFD is a series of practical, state-of-the-art CFD simulation and visualization software. Embracing remarkable processing speed, refined technology, and proven practicality verified by high user satisfaction, it has been in use for diverse applications, such as Automotive, Aerospace, Electronics, Building and Architecture, Civil Engineering, Fans, Machinery, and Marine developments, to solve thermal and fluid problems. Incorporating the reinforced Multiphysics co-simulation and chained simulation capability to achieve couplings with Structural, Acoustic, Electromagnetic, Mechanical, One-Dimensional, Optimization, Thermal Environment, 3D CAD and other relative analysis tools, as well as award-winning postprocessing feature to generate visually powerful simulation graphics, Cradle CFD enables any level users to process advanced simulations.

Modules of Cradle

Unstructured Mesh (Polyhedral elements)

Aerodynamic simulation for automobiles

  • Evaluation of rotational devices such as fans and pumps
  • Prediction of cavitation and erosion
  • Design of household electric appliances such as refrigerators and wash machines
  • Internal flow analysis of ducts and nozzle
  • Analysis involving chemical reactions including reactor, catalyst, furnace, combustor, and CVD
  • Multi-phase flow analysis such as mixing, spray, solidification, melting, boiling, and condensation
  • Analyses of multiphase flow phenomena such as mixing, blending, spraying, solidification, melting, boiling, and condensation
  • Water tank test simulation of a vessel

scSTREAM thermo-fluid software has serviced the electronics and architectural industries for more than thirty years.

The ever-evolving software is characterized by its overwhelmingly user-friendly interfaces and high speed processing. HeatDesigner is based on scSTREAM and is specially

Developed for thermal design of electronics products. Heat Designer provides physical functions required only for thermal design with its simple interfaces and powerful computing performance.

Structured mesh (Cartesian/cylindrical coordinate systems)

  • Designing thermal and air flow inside an office
  • Evaluating air flow around buildings
  • Evaluating heat island effect
  • Heat dissipation design of electronics and precision instruments
  • Dust-proof and moisture-proof review of electronics and
  • precision instruments
  • Multi-phase flow analysis such as mixing, spray, solidification,
  • melting, boiling, and condensation
  • Analysis involving moving objects such as cars, controlled
  • equipment, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, and robots

Module for electronics

  • Designing heat release of a printed circuit board
  • Examining heat-releasing fins and the material
  • Designing heat release of an enclosure with a fan
  • Comprehensive and versatile data visualization software Obtaining numerical information with simple operation
  • Creating animation
  • Mapping temperature information of a fluid analysis result to a structural analysis
  • Comparing multiple analysis results

CAE Licensing Options

Perpetual License

Annual Subscription

Leased License

New Features in Cradle CFD

  • Voxel fitting mesher support of thin sheet part
  • Density-based solver
  • Multi-phase flow analysis of liquid phase to particle conversion
  • Cut-cell method
  • Topology optimization
  • UV-C light & particle tracking script enhancements
  • Non-Newtonian fluids
  • Reverse engineering
  • HeatPathView

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