General information about Ansys-Fluent

Ansys/Fluent is a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software. Fluent is a general-purpose CFD code based on the finite volume method on a collocated grid. As of 2012 KTH have made a joint purchase of ANSYS (in which Fluent is one component).

How to use Ansys/Fluent on PDC machines

In order to use ANSYS Fluent at PDC you need to:

  1. Have an account at PDC.

  2. Check with the Ansys license owner at your department to allow running Ansys/Fluent at PDC

  3. Contact KTH if you have problems/questions with Ansys/Fluent licenses.

Use command

module load PDC
module avail fluent

to list all available versions and make sure that the correct version is loaded in the job script. If there is no same (compatible) version as that creating the .cas file, please contact PDC (

For more details, look at Ansys web page:


PDC takes no responsibility for the correctness of results produced with the binaries. Always evaluate the binaries against known results for the systems and properties you are investigating before using the binaries for production jobs.

Installed software

How to use
How to build