Fluid Properties

Caution: All fluid property ("FPROP") files are provided as a convenience, not as supported products. Use at your own risk, and be sure to validate with other sources. The majority of these files are based on NIST data using REFPROP. These files are updated as new data becomes available and corrections are made without notice; be sure to check back often to make sure you are using the latest versions.

Below are links to download common fluid property descriptions. For a more extensive list of properties which are available from CRTech (or to request a fluid property file, or for help developing a custom fluid file), please review our full table of property descriptions.

Note: The full library of fluid properties are included by installing SINDA/FLUINT Version 6.0 or later. The property files are installed in the public documents folder, which is automatically listed within the FloCAD property browser (a feature of the fluid submodel manager). Those installed files are pre-compiled for faster preprocessing and loading. The files listed below are not normally needed; they are provided a courtesy for customers running older versions of SINDA/FLUINT or who need special or custom variations of the standard collection of properties.

The fluid property descriptions are available for CRTech customers and are in a format that is only compatible with CRTech Software

Air Properties
Ammonia Properties
Argon Properties
Carbon Dioxide Properties
Fluorinertâ„¢ Properties
Helium Properties
Hydrogen Properties
Methane Properties
Nitrogen Properties
Oxygen Properties
R134a Properties
Water Properties

flow regimes

Introduction to Two-phase Flow

September 24, 2-3pm MDT

This webinar introduces basic concepts in two-phase flow modeling including quality, void fraction, flow regimes, slip flow, pressure drops and accelerations, and heat transfer.

No knowledge of CRTech software is required. However, references to the corresponding FloCAD features will be made to assist users of that product.

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Introductory FloCAD Training

Class times: September 5, 10, and 12, 2019, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm MDT daily
Cost: no charge (attendees must have an active support contract)

CRTech will be hosting introductory training for FloCAD (Flow Modeling in Thermal Desktop). This is our standard FloCAD class previously hosted in a classroom environment and now restructured for an online teaching environment.

The class will introduce single-phase fluid modeling concepts and how to build fluid models within the FloCAD work environment. Topics covered include an introduction to fluid modeling components, geometric versus non-geometric modeling options, working with FloCAD Pipes, solution control, and an introduction to path and pipe libraries.

The class will be broken into three two- to three-hour sessions held over a 3 day period. The format will be online lecture and demonstration with opportunities to ask questions. Hands-on lab work will be provided to students to work on after each session. To gain the most from this class, students are encouraged to attend all three sessions.

Prerequisites: Attendees must have basic working knowledge of Thermal Desktop as many of its base features will not be covered in this class but their usage is required for FloCAD.

Eligibility Requirement: This class is a service to our customers. All attendees must have an active support contract. If you are unsure of your support status, please contact CRTech.

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