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V14 Functions (scFLOW and SC/Tetra)

Preprocessor 

    scFLOW SC/Tetra
Modeling CAD data Interface (import)Parasolid, STEP, STL, IGES, ACIS, CATIA V5, CATIA V4, Creo Elements/Pro (Pro/Engineer), SOLIDWORKS, NX, Solid Edge, Inventor, DXF (3D-face), VDAFS, Nastran, MDLParasolid, STEP, STL, IGES, ACIS, CATIA V5, CATIA V4, Creo Elements/Pro (Pro/Engineer), SOLIDWORKS, NX, Solid Edge, Inventor, DXF (3D-face), VDAFS, Abaqus, Nastran, Design Space, Plot3D, CGNS
CAD data Interface (export)Parasolid, MDLSTL, Nastran, CGNS, Parasolid, MDL
PrimitivesCuboid, cylinder, sphereCuboid, cylinder, sphere, rectangle (panel)
Geometry modificationData cleaning, editing solid, editing sheet, cross-section and extraction, coordinate conversion, wrapping Data cleaning, editing solid, editing sheet, cross-section and extraction, coordinate conversion, turbomachinery (single-pitch extraction), wrapping
Mesh generation Tetrahedron 
Pentahedron (prism, pyramid) 
Hexahedron  (manual setting)
Cuboid(when internal hexahedron elements are used)(when internal hexahedron elements are used)
Polygon (polyhedron) 
Conditions Easy set-up through wizard
Unused dialogs hidden
Collective settings to undefined regions
Material property library (editable)
Laminated materials
Operation and control environment VB Interface
Selectable mouse operation modes
Laminated materials (laminated panel)

Solver

 
    scFLOW SC/Tetra
Mesh Unstructured mesh
Overset mesh
Mesh adaptation
Discontinuous mesh interface
ALE (rotation, translation, stretch)
6-degree-of-freedom motion (6DOF)
Mixing plane
Numerical scheme Finite volume method
Pressure correctionSIMPLEC, SIMPLE, PISOSIMPLEC, SIMPLE, revised SIMPLEC
Convection term accuracy1st/2nd order (MUSCL/QUICK) upwind scheme, 2nd-order central difference (LES)1st/2nd order (MUSCL/QUICK) upwind scheme, 2nd-order central difference (LES)
MatrixMILUCG-STAB, AMGCG-STAB, CGCCG-STABMILUCG-STAB, AMG, AMGCG-STAB, CGCCG-STAB
Density based(defect correction method, JFNK method)(defect correction method)
Steady-state / transient calculation
Flow types Incompressible fluid
Compressible
fluid
Non-Newtonian
fluid
Buoyancy (Boussinesq approximation)
Multiple fluids
Gas mixing
Turbulence models  Standard k-ε model, RNG k-ε model, MP k-ε model, AKN linear low-Reynolds number k-ε model, realizable k-ε model, SST k-ω model, MPAKN linear low-Reynolds number k-ε model, Spalart-Allmaras one equation model, LKE k-kL-ε model, SST-SAS model, LESStandard k-ε model, RNG k-ε model, MP k-ε model, AKN linear low-Reynolds number k-ε model, GPC linear low-Reynolds number k-ε model, non-linear low-Reynolds number k-ε model, realizable k-ε model, SST k-ω model, MPAKN linear low-Reynolds number k-ε model, Spalart-Allmaras one equation model, LKE k-kL-ω model, SST-SAS model, LES, DES, VLES
Thermal analysis Heat conduction (fluid/solid)
Convective heat transfer
Heat radiation (view factor method)
Heat radiation (flux method)
Heat conduction panel
Moving heat conduction panel 
Solar radiation
Joule heat
Mean radiation temperature calculation
Graphic output of rays from lamp
Diffusion
analysis
Diffusivity
SORET effect
Passive scalar 
Index for ventilation effciency / thermal comfort PMV/SET*
Humidity / dew condensation analysis Relative humidity / absolute humidity
Dew condensation
Reaction analysis Chemical reaction
Combustion reactionEddy-dissipation modelEddy-dissipation model
Thermal CVD analysis 
Particle analysis Marker particles
Mass particles
Charged particles(user-defined function)(user-defined function)
Spray model
Liquid film
Transforming dew condensation
Transforming fluid / volume rate(VOF method)(VOF method)
Multiphase flow analysis Free surface(VOF method, steady-state/transient)(VOF method, transient)
Solidification / melting
Evaporation / condensation(VOF method)(VOF method)
Cavitation model / erosion index
Dispersed multiphase flow 
Aerodynamic noise analysis Ffowcs Williams & Hawkings' equation 
Weak compressible flow model 
Sound source detection model
Current analysis Conductor current
Conductor potential
Thermo-regulation model JOS, JOS-2
Flow conditions Velocity
Volume flow rate
Mass flow rate
Power law 
Pressure (static pressure / total pressure)
Natural inflow / outflow
Fan model
Wave generation, wave dissipation(VOF method)
Thermal conditions Fixed temperature
Amount of heat generation
Heat transfer coefficient
Contact heat transfer coefficient
Wall conditions No-slip (stationary wall)
Free-slip (symmetry wall)
Log-law condition
Low-Re-number adaptive wall function
Surface roughness
Pressure conditions Fixed pressure
Pressure loss
Porous media
Source conditions Volume force/pressure loss
Heat generation
Smoke source (diffusing materials)
Turbulence generation
Solid shear heating 
Simplified propeller model
Simplified rotor model 
User-defined conditions Variables table / functions
Scripts (JavaScript) 
User-defined function (compilation required)
Calculation control environment Job management
Monitoring the calculation status
Email notification of the calculation
VB interface
Output post files  Software Cradle post files (FPH)Software Cradle post files (FLD, iFLD)
Output for third party software  Abaqus, Nastran, Femtet, Adams, JMAG-Designer, EMSolution, GT-SUITE Abaqus, Nastran, Femtet, ADVENTURECluster, JMAG-Designer, EMSolution, Optimus, Isight, modeFRONTIER, LMS Virtual.Lab, Actran, FlowNoise, GT-SUITE, KULI, Flowmaster, LOGE, EnSight, FieldView, AVS

Postprocessor

    scFLOW SC/Tetra
Drawing functions Mesh, vector, contour plots
Isosurface, streamline, pathline, volume rendering
Geometry display(STL file, NFB file, Wavefront OBJ file)
2D graph
Mirror/Periodical copy
Vortex center
Drawing position / orientation Arbitrary plane, surface, entire volume, cylinder
Streamlines, isosurface
Pathlines
Arbitrary scaling
Arbitrary pick● (scalar / vector value)
Special effects Oil flow● (on plane / surface)
Texture mapping● (on plane / surface)
Lighting, luster, gradation● (preset, arbitrary)
Transparency, water-like expression, shadow
Animation Vector animation
Flow line animation
Cut-plane weeping
Marker particle● (turbulent diffusion effect)
Automatic translation of view point● (view / focus points can be set)
Key-frame animation
Animation interpolated between cycles
Analysis results Variable registration (function registration)
Integral (surface / volume)● (scalar / vector integration)
Comparison● (clipping function)
Projected area calculation
Automatic search of the local max / min positions
Import of CSV data
Automatic change of colorbar● (preset, arbitrary)
Data image output Microsoft BMP, JPG, PNG● (size, resolution adjustable)
CradleViewer● (support steady-state / transient animation, attach to Office applications)
AVI, WMV
VRML
Operation and control environment Selectable help function
OpenGL emulation
VB interface
Selectable mouse operation modes
Stereoscopic view

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