Where is PHOENICS used and who uses it

PHOENICS is used in every branch of engineering and science to conduct research, development, and test of engineering and multi-physics systems.  PHOENICS is a proven, reliable, cost-effective and easy-to-use tool which simulates processes involving fluid flow, heat or mass transfer, chemical reaction, and combustion, including fluid-solid and multi-physics interactions.  


PHOENICS has been utilized by Aerospace and Mechanical Engineers for well over 30 years. Successes include aerodynamic vehicle design, plume analysis, wake flows, and all aspects of fluid flow characterization, including its ability to evaluate traditional aerodynamic forces, including coefficients of drag and lift.  Its chemical kinetics capability also enables us to perform research across all fluid flow regimes and PHOENICS has the largest turbulence modeling capability while providing flexible sub-grid scale model integration and tailoring.  Because PHOENICS is a comprehensive software package that includes pre-processor, solvers, and post-processing capability, costs are minimized as no additional purchases are required.  Additionally, the ability to utilize PHOENICS on various windows and linux based HPC resources enables a tailored enterprise solution.  



Who else uses PHOENICS?  Some additional uses are below:

Architects, Builders, and HVAC Engineers

PHOENICS helps architects, builders, and HVAC Engineers to determine the characteristics of their designs, including: 

º Wind effects and characteristics

º Design safety analysis

º Heating and ventilation optimization

PHOENICS can model steady or transient effects of conduction, convection, radiation, buoyancy, turbulence, and fire/smoke spreading.

Environmentalists and Physiologists

PHOENICS helps Environmentalists and Physiologists to analyze the spread of pollution and diseases and therefore ensure intelligent design to reduce emissions at the point of generation, as well as:

º discharges into atmosphers and bodies of water

º Assessment of physiological properties and exposure assessements

º Optimization of processes for product design


Electronics and Semiconductor Engineers

PHOENICS provides engineers the resources required to determine the characteristics of critical electronic components and assemblies.  Included is the ability to design and simulate the behavior of a wide range of CVD components for semiconductor manufacturing.

Combustion Engineers

PHOENICS provides Combustion Engineers with a wide range of combustion models, including coal, gas, wood, and oil together with CHEMKIN and additional modeling equations.  It can be used to design and optimized industrial plants and burner efficiencies.


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