Are you using CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) to design flow-exposed products or components? Is the fluid dynamic behavior of your design critical for realizing the performance requirements?

If your answer is yes, then CAESES® (formerly known as FRIENDSHIP-Framework) could be the perfect solution for you. With CAESES as the Upfront CAE workhorse in the pre-CAD stage, engineers can explore a multitude of design variants within highly automated workflows.


Upfront CAD

Smart modeling of feasible, simulation-ready geometries
Parametric Modeling

Parametric Modeling

CAESES is a comprehensive upfront CAD tool:

  • Create smart parametric geometries from scratch
  • Focus on variable and simulation-ready geometries
  • One-time CFD-preprocessing work for all geometry variants
  • Import and deform existing geometries
  • Examples: Blades, volutes, ducts, diffusers, wings, ship hulls

Utilize CAESES as your primary CAD tool, or use it as an upfront CAD tool in a collaborative and integrated way with your traditional design and production CAD.

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Upfront CFD

Easily plug-in your simulation tool of choice
Software Connector

Software Connector

CAESES integrates with most of the leading commercial CFD codes as well as in-house codes. Easily plug-in your CFD package into the environment of CAESES to undertake design studies and shape optimization.

Examples for simulation tools that have been coupled to CAESES are STAR-CCM+, ANSYS Fluent/CFX, NUMECA products, OpenFOAM, SHIPFLOW, to name a few.

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Upfront Optimization

Highly automated and convenient creation of design variants
Design Studies and Optimization

Design Studies and Optimization

CAESES comes with a set of embedded variation (e.g. DoE), and optimization strategies – ranging from single-objective strategies for fast and efficient studies, to more complex multi-objective techniques which are effective at conducting a global search of a highly non-linear design space containing many local minima and maxima.

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What’s Next?

Directly get started with CAESES® Free, our community edition of CAESES!

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You think that the pro edition CAESES could fit well into your company?

Then just contact us and we can discuss your projects and needs in more detail. Or, tell us if you would like to have a web meeting to get a better view of our capabilities.

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