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Ansys-cfx-14.5 Information

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Available To:

  • Faculty (currently appointed) and Staff
  • Currently Enrolled UT Arlington Students

Vendor: ANSYS

Product: ANSYS CFX

Version: 14.5

Standard Software Supported By: Labs

OIT Support Levels: Partial


ANSYS CFX is a commercial Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) program, used to simulate fluid flow in a variety of applications. The ANSYS CFX product allows engineers to test systems in a virtual environment. The scalable program has been applied to the simulation of water flowing past ship hulls, gas turbine engines (including the compressors, combustion chamber, turbines and afterburners), aircraft aerodynamics, pumps, fans, HVAC systems, mixing vessels, hydrocyclones, vacuum cleaners, and more.

System Requirements: Manufacturer Minimum

  • Base OS: Windows
  • OS Version: XP SP3
  • Processor: Pentium III - 1 Ghz
  • RAM: 512 MB
  • Hard Disk Total Size: 100 GB
  • Additional Hard Disk Space Needed: 400 - 500 MB

System Requirements: OIT Required

  • Base OS: Windows
  • OS Version: XP SP3
  • Processor: Pentium 4 - 24 Ghz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Hard Disk Total Size: 100 Gb
  • Additional Hard Disk Space Needed: 1 GB

Known Issues:  Internet Explorer 7 or above is required. Client's Windows machine required to be in domain (Not workgroup) in order for the installation link to work properly.

How to Get:  


Licensed Usage Agreement

Terms that govern the software's use.

  • The software may be installed and used only on UTA owned assets.
  • Our license grants the software's use by UTA faculty and students for academic use or non-commercial research.
  • Consulting work and benchmarking are activities which are not supported through our license.

Obtaining the Software

Please submit a software request to the OIT Help Desk. Please provide the following information so that we may promptly assist with the software's installation.

  • The system or systems administrator's name and contact information consisting of phone number and e-mail address.
  • The target system's Operating System architecture such as Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Computer Name of target system or systems to receive the software installation
  • System's UTA Asset tag number


This software is a bundled program of the AnSYS 13 Suite program. Therefore its installation will necessitate that the entire AnSYS 13 suite be deployed to the individual's system.  


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