Academic Programs

FLOW-3D CFD academic programs

Flow Science Australasia provides special academic programs for faculty members, researchers, instructors, and students that are available to academic institutions within Australia and New Zealand.

Flow Science offers free research licenses to the full featured version of its products for the purpose of academic research. The application is as easy as submitting a concise proposal (1-2 pages) with an introduction, problem definition, and a section on expected results. If accepted, a free license to the full version of FLOW-3D or FLOW-3D CAST will be issued to the principal investigator (PI) of the research project. If you have any questions, please email info@flow3d.com.au.

Restrictions:

  • Licenses granted under this programs do not entitle the user to technical support service other than assistance with installation and licensing.
  • Only applicants (or PIs) who have never been a customer of Flow Science are eligible for a license under the Research Assistance program.
  • Each research group (or PI) is only eligible for one license under the Research Assistance program.
  • Licenses issued under the Research Assistance program will be limited to four months. Extensions are available through a paid academic license.
  • Flow Science Australasia’s Academic Program is only available to institutions within Australia and New Zealand.
  • If you are interested in a supported or long-term academic license, please contact info@flow3d.com.au.

Flow Science offers free network teaching licenses of FLOW-3D to faculty members who are interested in incorporating a commercial CFD package into their course syllabus. Courses like fluid mechanics, undergraduate level CFD, graduate level CFD, turbulence, or hydraulics are the perfect candidates to take advantage of FLOW-3D. If accepted, a network license for the full version of FLOW-3D or FLOW-3D CAST with the appropriate number of seats will be issued to the department offering the course. If you have any questions, please email info@flow3d.com.au.

To start the application process, please fill out the form below.

Restrictions:

  • Licenses granted under this programs do not entitle the user to technical support service other than assistance with installation and licensing.
  • Licenses issued under the Teaching Assistance program will be limited to simulations with no more than 200,000 computational cells.
  • Flow Science Australasia’s Academic Program is only available to institutions within Australia and New Zealand.
  • If you are interested in a supported or long-term academic license, please contact info@flow3d.com.au.

Apply to our Academics Program

Academic Program
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Research Assistance

Please tell us for which research purpose, you intend to use the software.
Project Abstract *
Maximum upload size: 20MB
Please upload an abstract of your project describing how you intend to use FLOW-3D or FLOW-3D CAST in your research.
This license will be strictly for four months but you and your advisor can renew it as a paid academic license. We recommend that you have the design, geometry, initial conditions, and boundary conditions of your simulations ready so you can start your simulations as soon as you receive the license.

Teaching Assistance

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Licensing Information

If you need help finding your host name or Mac Address, please download these instructions.
Determining Host Name: Windows – Click Start button, right-click the Computer icon. Select Properties. The “Computer name” is the Host Name.
Determining MAC Address: Windows – Open a Command Prompt, type "ipconfig /all" and provide the Ethernet adaptor's physical address. Linux – Open a terminal window, type "ifconfig -a" and provide the HWaddr.
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