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Computational Fluid Dynamics

Fidelity CFD

A streamlined CFD workflow for design, multidisciplinary analysis, and optimization in a single environment. Fidelity CFD is the end-to-end solution for all CFD-related applications. The dedicated tools within the Fidelity CFD environment can solve each step of the simulation process quickly and efficiently. Furthermore, Fidelity CFD was designed with ease-of-use in mind with an intuitive and application-driven interface or through automated processes with the Python API or optimization module available. 

Key benefits: 

  • Watertight gap geometry in minutes 
  • Iterative flow analysis 
  • Dedicated industry templates and reuse configurations  
  • Customizable GUI 

Fidelity Pointwise

Cadence Fidelity Pointwise utilizes industry leading mesh generation techniques as well as geometry model preparation capabilities for high fidelity characterization of the fluid domain. Depending on where you are in your production cycle, you might be looking for fundamentally different highlights in your CFD tools. Whether you’re in final verification and want the utmost accuracy or are just starting out in your simulations and want speed and computational efficiency, Fidelity Pointwise has what you need. 

Key benefits: 

  • Hybrid, overset, and high order meshes 
  • Ease of interface with any simulation workflow  
  • Mesh import and export priority  
  • Customizable scripting and templates  

Fidelity CharLES

The Fidelity CharLES solver is the industry’s first high-fidelity computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solver that expands the practical application of large eddy simulations (LES) to a broad range of engineering applications in aerospace, automotive, and turbomachinery. Fidelity CharLES software introduces a paradigm shift to the industry with the ability to leverage both computer processing units (CPUs) and graphical processing units (GPUs), reducing the turnaround time for LES simulations from days to hours. 

Key benefits: 

  • Fast and reliable so you can get answers in hours not days   
  • Purpose build for LES, offers accurate and stable non-dissipative numerical methods, and accurate modelling for unresolved physics 
  • Best price performance and lowest power consumption 
  • Accurately predicts traditionally complex problems for CFD 

Fidelity Fine Design3D

Cadence Fidelity Fine Design3D is a unique computational fluid dynamics (CFD) optimization application that accelerates the discovery of optimal designs by using sophisticated machine learning (ML) algorithms to automate design space exploration. By combining multi-objective optimization and uncertainty quantification, engineers can design under real-world conditions and account for variations in input conditions, geometry, and other factors, while ensuring performance stays within the design parameters. 

 Key benefits: 

  • Smart parameterization that is key to the success of optimization 
  • Multidisciplinary design optimization  
  • Data mining and analysis to accelerate the optimization process