by Software Cradle Co., Ltd.
SC/Tetra is a general-purpose thermo-fluid analysis software utilizing pressure based and density based Finite Volume Method and unstructured mesh.
SC/Tetra is an all-in-one package CFD which revolutionizes the image of past commercial CFD software products in "speed", "accuracy" and "total efficiency". It is heavily used in automotive, marine, turbomachinery, heavy, power generation related, and plants and facility related industries.
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About Software Cradle
Software Cradle is a Professional Engineering Group with the best-in-class recognized CFD software in the thermo-fluid analysis field in Japan. Since their establishment in 1984, they have worked closely with customers to understand their problems and needs, and reflect them in Software Cradle's technological development.
“We are committed to decision making and problem solving for the engineers of every industry through development of unique thermal fluid analysis software. We, Software Cradle, will continue to develop software with functions and features never proposed from others before, and provide swift solutions to our customers’ needs.”
–Masayuki Kuba, President & CEO
Software Cradle Co., Ltd.
Key Features & Benefits
Varied data repair functions to retrieve CAD data
SC/Tetra is equipped with many functions to repair the CAD data including wrapping function in case any error or defect exists in the data.
Fast and robust auto-mesh generator
SC/Tetra can quickly create mesh even to a complex geometry. It utilizes easy-to-use GUIs that help intuitively setting up mesh refinement.
Easy setup of analysis conditions by wizard
The Wizard-guided setup enables the ease of use without any confusion, and prevents data input omissions.
High computation speed with low memory consumption
SC/Tetra has achieved low memory usage and high-speed computation by using vertex-centered scheme so that it can handle more than 10 million elements using 2 GB RAM. (It may slightly differ depending on the model shape and analysis conditions).
Cutting edge visualization
In addition to simple and useful visualization functions, SC/Tetra can create impressive presentation materials with realistic visual effects and animation.
Aerodynamic performance prediction of formula car
Fan performance prediction
Thermal simulation of motor
Analysis of the Air Flow in large vehicle interior (Streamline and distribution of surface temperature)
Surface pressure and flow of torque converter used in automatic transmission of a vehicle.
Flow analysis of a heat exchanger fan for refrigerator
- Turbo-machinery industry
- Cabin climate control
- Radiator ventilation analysis
- Analysis of engine compartment
- Flow Analysis of under floor
- Flow analysis of a painting booth
- Induction and exhaust system
- Engine ports
- Cooling system
- Aero acoustic noise
- Brake system
- Fuel tank sloshing
- Performance evaluation of rotating equipments (fan, pump, turbine)
Construction and civil engineering industry
- Wind loading effects on buildings and architectures
- Indoor air conditioning and environmental assessment
- Temperature distribution in a hot water storage tank
Electrical and electronics industry
- Heat dissipation analysis of liquid crystal display, lights, and lamps
- Performance evaluation of air-conditioning units, refrigerator, dishwasher, and washing machine.
SC/Tetra has interfaces with Altair's HyperMesh, HyperStudy, OptiStruct and RADIOSS.
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