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Thermal Management Consulting

Phoenics, CFD Software for Thermal Design Engineers

Modelling Capabilities

Problem dimensionality: one, two and three dimensions.
Time dependence: steady state and transient processes.
Grid systems: Cartesian, cylindrical-polar and curvilinear co-ordinates; rotating co-ordinate systems; multi-block grids and fine grid embedding.
Compressible/incompressible flows.
Newtonian/non-Newtonian flows.
Subsonic, transonic and supersonic flows.
Flow in porous media, with direction-dependent resistances.
Convection, conduction and radiation; conjugate heat transfer, with a library of solid materials and automatic linkage at the solid fluid interface.
A wide range of built-in turbulence models for high and low-Reynolds number flows; LVEL model for turbulence in congested domains and a variety of K-E models, including RNG, two- scale and two-layer models.
Multi-phase flows of three kinds with a variety of built-in interphase-transfer models:
1. Inter-penetrating continua, including turbulence and modulation;
2. Particle tracking, including turbulence dispersion effects;
3. Free-surface flows.
Finite-volume approach on staggered or collocated grids, with 13 choices of discretisation schemes for convection.
Combustion and Nox models, with a range of diffusion and kinetically controlled models including the unique Multi-Fluid Model for turbulent chemical reaction.
Chemical kinetics including multi-component diffusion and variable properties. Built-in interface to the CHEMKIN chemical database.
Advanced radiation models, including surface-surface model with calculated view factors, a six-flux model and composite radiosity model for radiative heat transfer, known as IMMERSOL
Mechanical and thermal stresses in immersed solids can be computed at the same time as the fluid flow and heat transfer.
Further details on the modelling capabilities of PHOENICS can be requested by e-mailing your specific requirements to us at sales@mjm-engineering.com


When you buy PHOENICS you gain access to the experience of CHAM, pioneers of Computational Fluid Dynamics.

User Support
CHAM has a dedicated User Support Team in the UK, providing expert advice and assistance on all aspects of PHOENICS. Comprehensive technical support is available to all maintained users. Enquiries can be made by phone, fax or e-mail.
CHAM’s agents and representatives worldwide also supply technical support, training and consultancy support services.
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CHAM runs courses in Wimbledon, including the PHOENICS Introductory Series and Special Features of PHOENICS. Customised training, to suit particular requirements, can also be carried out at CHAM or at client premises.


A proven tool, PHOENICS. Contact Us for Details


It 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 in engineering equipment and the environment.


Special Features
Industry Specific
Modelling Capabilities


PHOENICS is used in nearly every branch of engineering and science in which fluid flow plays a key role:-

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Chemical
  • Combustion
  • Electronics Cooling
  • Metallurgical
  • Power Generation
  • Turbomachinery

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