CONSELF Pricing, Features, Reviews & Comparison of Alternatives

CONSELF

Web-based CFD and FEA simulation tool

4.33/5 (12 reviews)

CONSELF overview

What is CONSELF?

CONSELF is a cloud-based simulation software which allows users to exploit Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) to improve the design of their products by minimizing drag and fluid dynamics losses, maximizing heat exchange performances, increasing efficiency, estimating pressure loads, evaluating components shape deformation, verifying material resistance, calculating natural frequencies and modes, and more.

CONSELF can be used across a range of industries, including aerospace & defense, automotive, construction, consumer goods, energy, healthcare, chemical, and industrial equipment.
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Pricing

Starting from
$250/month
Pricing options
Free
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Free trial
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Markets

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Supported languages

English
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CONSELF user reviews

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David Shormann

Challenging for those new to CFD like me, but super-amazing customer service!

Used occasionally for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2017-08-15
Review Source: Capterra

Being able to create a new design on CAD, and then CFD test it, is, while expensive for a small business like mine, much cheaper than making a prototype and then performing wind/water tunnel testing. When I compared my results to other wind/water tunnel test results, I found good agreement, which gave me a lot of confidence in the CONSELF results.

Pros
I needed a lot of help, but was able to produce some great quality results. LOTS of options to choose from on geometry, mesh and CFD configurations. Customer support was above and beyond, 5 stars plus! If you are an inexperienced user like me, they will get you up and running.

Cons
Sometimes the system crashed a little more than I expected, but CONSELF never charged me for those runs.

Response from CONSELF


Thanks a lot for your review!

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Gianluca Punchia

I use software for 2-phase simulation on a hydro intake structure and results were satisfactory

Used daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2017-08-09
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
One of the most interesting characteristics of the software is the simplicity and the immediacy with which the application can be used by everyone, with a simple interface. Dedicated tutorials are present and are very useful because introduce the user step by step to the various features of the application. The revolutionary point is that even someone with little or no experience in the CFD field can run a complete simulation in few steps. The results obtained in my experience are very good and reproduce the reality. One of the positive points of the application is surely the availability of the CONSELF teamwork to give advice and help you in case of need. Moreover, the flexibility to modify the CFD code, to create particular boundary conditions by request is certainly a strength of CONSELF. Furthermore, periodical software updates, which improve the application, are continuosly released.

Cons
The presence of some bugs, above all in the mesh phase creation, represent a negative point that can slow down the analysis, but are solved with the following application update. For a user with a certain experience in the CFD field, the impossibility to modify the code, working on the numerical and algebraical methods or other specific parameters can represent a downside. Furthermore, only the residual chart is present and in some cases, it is not easy to know when to stop the simulation looking only at this one; maybe a monitor chart should be added.

Response from CONSELF


Thanks a lot! Happy you are using CONSELF

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Roberta Messina

I use CONSELF to perform small simulation, with low computational cost.

Used monthly for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2017-10-02
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
It is a user friendly software, and it is possible initialize a simulation in a few minutes. The results are availables in a few minutes.

Cons
The meshing and post-processing tools need to be developed, due to the low level of the tools it is no possible to perform a complex problem.

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Gio Mirizio

Great and practical

Used daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2017-08-08
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
I think conself is a great software for its simplicity,clarity and Speed of use.great innovative project!

Response from CONSELF


Thanks a lot for the review!

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Alberto Acin

Extremely usefull and cost-optimizing.

Used occasionally for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2017-08-28
Review Source: Capterra

Carry out a simulation project that seldom crosses our way without having to adquire a new software.

Pros
The practically unlimited computing/meshing power without having to invest in hardware or licenses. This allows saving money when there are no simulation projects (in my case).

Cons
Some logical limitations in the complexity of the physic models included. I work with CFD, and there are related physics included in other commercial packages that would come very handy (such as particles trasport, spectral behaviour of glasses, etc)

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Likelihood to recommend: 8/10

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CONSELF pricing

Starting from
$250/month
Pricing options
Free
Subscription
Free trial
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Welcome: free - 1200 credits, 10GB storage.
Freelance: €179/month - 3000 credits, 100GB storage.
Enterprise: €899/month - 18000 credits, 300GB storage.
Custom 'Unlimited' plans are also available.

CONSELF features

Data Import/Export

API (716 other apps)
Activity Dashboard (629 other apps)
Activity Tracking (346 other apps)
Audit Trail (341 other apps)
Auditing (386 other apps)
Automatic Notifications (552 other apps)
Billing & Invoicing (322 other apps)
Compliance Management (431 other apps)
Customizable Reporting (435 other apps)
Document Management (362 other apps)
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Monitoring (332 other apps)
Real Time Data (359 other apps)
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Third Party Integration (478 other apps)
Workflow Management (463 other apps)

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Additional information for CONSELF

Key features of CONSELF

  • 3D simulation
  • Design analysis
  • Interactive result comparison
  • Turbulence modeling
  • Mathematical modeling
  • Computational fluid dynamics (CFD)
  • Steady & transient simulations
  • Laminar & turbulent regimes
  • Incompressible & compressible fluids
  • Multi-phase flows
  • Passive scalar transport & heat transfer
  • Finite element analysis (FEA)
  • Linear static analysis
  • Non-linear & dynamic analysis
  • Modal analysis & natural frequencies
  • CAD pre-processing & meshing
  • CAD upload/import
  • Hexahedral meshing
  • Tetrahedral meshing
  • Automation, refinement & boundary layer
  • Results post-processing
  • Online visualization
  • Guided workflow
  • Multiple file format support
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Benefits

For CFD simulations, users can select laminar or turbulent flow models based on the fluid flow Reynolds number, with steady-state and transient solvers available, and the ability to analyze rotating, single and multiphase flows, flows-with-particles, and porous media models.

Static and dynamic FEA simulations can be run, with elastic and plastic materials behavior, allowing users to carry out linear static analysis, non-linear and dynamic analysis, modal analysis and natural frequencies estimations.

3D CAD models can be imported or uploaded, with support for a range of file formats including STEP, IGES, OBJ, STL, and IFC (Building Information Module).

Computational grids can be created with an automated workflow, and users can control mesh quality for optimum accuracy.

Solution files from completed simulations can be downloaded for local post-processing if required.