SOFTWARE HISTORY

A timeline of Flownex SE’s release updates and implementations from 1986 to today. Read more on our latest release notes.

February, 2020
Release 2020
Addition of ducting library. Psychrometric capabilities. Flow path graphing functionalities. P-H diagram plotting capabilities.
February, 2020
2019
Release 2019
Adaptive timestep for transient solving. Cavity editor for rotating flow. Major heat exchanger updates. Graphing updates.
2019
2018
Release 2018
Liquid/gas mixtures modelling, FMI support and major visualisation enhancements.
2018
2017
Release 2017
ANSYS Workbench and CFX integration. Addition of Bulk air cooler, cooling tower and excess flow valve. Advancements for the Nuclear reactor to simulate LMCR and HTGR.
2017
2016
Release 2016
Addition of a positive displacement pump component and nuclear reactor to solve different types of reactors and fuels.
2016
2015
Release 2015
Development of film convection, gas radiation and jet impingement for combustion models. Integration with AFT Fathom, ROHR2, Coolprop and CAPE-OPEN.
2015
2014
Release 2014
Gas turbine secondary flow modelling, steam turbine modelling, GIS importing and coordinate system drawing, supersonic flow, simplified scripting, visualization & graphing, 3D drawing & importing, ANSYS coupling.
2014
2013
Release 2013
Expanded two-phase flow, expanded heat transfer, trace elements, RELAP Coupling.
2013
2011
Release 2011
Slurry flows, detailed combustion, cad and other importers.
2011
2010
Release 2010
Flownex Simulation Environment, In-condensables, ASPEN Fluid integration.
2010
2009
Release 2009
Release of new Flownex simulation environment with control and electric modules and Excel integration.
2009
2007
Flownex Update 2007
Equation element, API, parametric layers, pipe schedules.
2007
2006
Flownex Update 2006
Combustion modeling, momentum addition, radial pressure gradient.
2006
2005
Flownex Update 2005
Development of the homogeneous two phase modeling capability.
2005
2004
Update to Flownex
Implementation of rotating components and sub-networks.
2004
2001
Flownex - Object Oriented
Development of Flownex, an object oriented version of Flownet.
2001
2000
Flownet 5
Implementation of gas mixtures and conduction elements.
2000
1999
PBMR simulation
Extension of code to simulate the Pebble Bed Modular Reactor (PBMR).
1999
1997
Simulation code extended
Extension of code to deal with dynamic simulations of networks with time-dependent flows.
1997
1992
Rolls-Royce code extention
Extension of code to deal with aircraft engine combustion systems for Rolls-Royce.
1992
1990
IPCM Development
Development of the Implicit Pressure Correction Method (IPCM) algorithm.
1990
1986
Initial Development of Flownet
Initial development of a code called Flownet based on Hardy-Cross method to solve air and water distribution networks on mines.
1986