ENGYS releases HELYX® v2.1.1


ENGYS is delighted to announce the release v2.1.1 of HELYX®, a comprehensive Computational Fluid Dynamics software solution for engineering design and optimisation based around the open-source library OPENFOAM®. The software combines the best of both worlds: the proven capabilities, support and reliability of commercial tools with the inherent advantages of cost-effective, scalable open-source solutions.


HELYX® v2.1.1 incorporates several minor enhancements and bug fixes with respect to v2.1.0, including an updated version of HELYX-Core (v2.2-1.1) based on the OpenFOAM® v2.2 library. HELYX-GUI has also been improved to remove most known issues, including an enhnaced version of the VTK display libraries for Windows systems. Other improvements in this version include:

  • Improved distributed parallel computing (DPC) interface in HELYX-GUI
  • Improved hex-based paralell meshing algorithm
  • Added support in HELYX-GUI for solution monitoring function objects
  • Up-to-date documentation, all accessible via the Help menu in the GUI

For further information about HELYX® features and availability please visit our dedicated HELYX webpage.


About ENGYS (www.engys.com):

ENGYS develops, supports and delivers best-in-class CAE software solutions based on open source technologies, offering a variety of expert products and services focused around the OPENFOAM® library for CFD and DAKOTA for MDO. ENGYS involvement with FOAM and OPENFOAM® dates back to 1999, providing unparalleled knowledge and experience in the development, integration and application of this tool to deliver open-source based CFD solutions worldwide. The company operates globally through a network of offices in the UK, Germany, Italy, USA and Australia, and local distributors in Japan and Benelux.