Automotive Thermal Simulation

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Automotive Thermal

For over 25 years, ICON has been a globally trusted partner for simulation-driven product engineering to world leading OEMs, emerging disruptors and suppliers. Our on-premise and cloud-based iconCFD® products and expert services deliver significant operational, commercial and competitive benefits for clients – faster, more accuracy, more flexibility, more scalability, greater capacity – all at substantially less cost than the big software vendors and conglomerates.

ICON can deliver huge savings in operational costs, design costs, wind tunnel/physical testing costs, prototyping costs, time to market, etc

ICON application expertise includes simulation of under-hood, under-body, brakes, radiators, fans, air intakes, heat shields, headlamps, air filters, exhausts, three-way catalytic converters, engine cooling.

ICON engineers are fully integrated into the working environment of the business through on- site support activities. This ensures that a broad knowledge of the technical objective of the analyses is also supported by experience of how new designs will be integrated within the vehicle development process as a whole.

  • Accurate control of cooling efficiency
  • Identification of critical hot spots from engine bay through to exhaust line
  • Inclusion of radiation effects, buoyancy and heat shields
  • Key-off modelling (heat soak)

  • Simplified fixed heat boundary condition
  • Brake cooling with CHT and rotation but with static mesh (ICON BAF methods)
  • Full CHT simulation including surface-to-surface radiation and dynamic mesh rotation

Underhood Thermal Management

Special Offer To Help You Reduce Your CFD Costs 

Are you paying too much for your CFD? At a time when departments are under pressure to cut costs, ICON’s on-premise and cloud-based CFD/CAE products and expert services deliver significant operational, commercial and competitive benefits for clients – faster, more accurate, more flexible, more scalable, greater capacity – all at substantially less cost than the big software vendors and conglomerates

In support of industry during these difficult times, ICON are also making an extraordinary, special offer of 60% reduction on new sales of iconCFD® products for Year 1 to both new and existing clients. This offer will only be available for a limited period so don’t miss out!  

This offer comes from the company that started it all - unlimited CFD scalability and flexibility for industry worldwide.   

"The technical and business benefits delivered by the process from ICON are significant"
[Volkswagen Group Press Statement]   

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ICON helps develop your competitive edge – faster, more accuracy, more flexibility, more scalability, greater capacity – all at substantially less cost than the big software vendors and conglomerates.

  • Pioneers and leaders of unlimited CFD technology
  • Operational/performance quality: ISO certified
  • Global presence with offices in the UK, Europe, America and Asia
  • Over 200 people in group – 100+ of which are CFD/CAE specialists
  • Employed by over 65% of Top-20 automotive OEMs in the past 5 years
  • A valued and respected expert engineering partner to industry for over 25 years
  • Industry experience; our people understand the issues involved and the engineering applications