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STAR-CCM+ (CD-adapco)

Eligibility

Faculty
Staff
Students

What is included?

STAR-CCM+ research license, HPC licenses, Optimate+ and STAR-Works

Lease Software

STAR-CCM+ can be ordered through the College of Engineering software purchasing site.  Leases renew each June.  You must have your name and email address listed (and public) in the UW faculty, staff, or student online directory to order STAR-CCM+.

Note: UW budget number only.

Software Overview

Single interface multidisciplinary simulation tool (single/multiphase flow, combustion, CHT, structural, particle) that contains CAD, geometry import/preparation/wrapping, meshing, visualization, and automation.
Included: Training (live and e-learning courses) and technical support (contact academic-us@cd-adapco.com for more information).

License Definitions and Details

Licenses are leased as concurrent use licenses within the campus wide pool.

The Concurrent Use License (CUL) may be installed on multiple machines but a license server will regulate the usage to the number of licenses leased. A CUL requires an internet connection to the license server in order to operate.

Using STAR-CCM+ available through this program for commercial purposes is expressly excluded.

Note: Licenses available through this program renew annually each June. Each annual license will terminate and the software included in this program will stop operating after expiration of the subscription term unless renewed by the user.

Install instructions

Licenses can be ordered on the College of Engineering software purchasing site . A confirmation email will be automatically generated at the time of order. It will contain the license server host name, and port numbers used when configuring the software.

All software can be downloaded from the College of Engineering software download site. 

Licensing Questions

Questions regarding STAR-CCM+ licenses including leasing, should be addressed to: dfray@u.washington.edu

For a trial of STAR-CCM+ and training, contact academic-us@cd-adapco.com

Faculty teaching STAR-CCM+ and student design teams may request FREE STAR-CCM+ POD licenses. Read more: STAR‐CCM+ Instructions for Student Design Teams and Courses 

Training

For Faculty: STAR‐CCM+ Course supplements for CFD teaching 

If you would like access training, technical support, installation files, videos, FAQ articles and more, please email academic-us@cd-adapco.com using your academic email address. Please indicate which department (example: Aeronautics and Astronautics) you are under.