Solver User’s Guide
Finite Element Fluid Flow
and Heat Transfer Solver
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Congratulations and thank you for choosing COSMOS/Flow as your fluid
flow analysis tool!
COSMOS/Flow is designed to be an interactive program with an intuitive
graphical user interface (GUI) that allows you to communicate effectively
with the program during the course of a CFD analysis. COSMOS/Flow pro-
vides graphical data which monitor solution progress and a