ANSYS & Fluent

Sheffield University owns research and teaching licenses for the ANSYS family of products, including the popular CFD package Fluent.

Both Ansys and Fluent are available on iceberg and ShARC for research and on the Managed Desktop machines under the ANSYS WORKBENCH for teaching.

It is also possible to install the ANSYS suite of packages, including Fluent, on stand-alone Linux or Windows workstations.

Downloading ANSYS and Fluent Products to your Windows Workstation

It is possible to download and install all ANSYS and Fluent products we have licenses for onto Windows workstations via the IT Services Software Download Pages.

ANSYS workbench training materials.

During summer of 2011, Sheffield University hosted ANSYS Workbench Design Modeller and Meshing training sessions to introduce the components of workbench that replaces Gambit. The complete training material as a collection of PowerPoint-PDF files, workbench files and mesh files can be downloaded in the form of ZIP compressed files via the Right-Hand Links on this page.

Ansys Customer Portal

As members of Sheffield University academic community, staff and students are encouraged to use the ANSYS customer portal or student community, respectively. These provide access to a vast, free, constantly updated resource library - including course notes, tutorials, training videos, webinars, full product documentation, FAQs and solutions - and much more.

 When registering as Student or Staff you will need the customer account number for Sheffield University.