CFD for IC Engine

AVL FIRE™ Engine

AVL FIRE™ Engine is a specifically tailored CFD solution supporting the development and optimization of IC engines and engine components.

AVL Approach

Due to its unique in-depth modeling capabilities, AVL FIRE™ Engine is the CFD solution of choice when analyzing and optimization IC engine-related fluid flow tasks, such as the flow in injection nozzles, fuel injection, combustion, emission formation, heat transfer and exhaust gas aftertreatment.

Benefits at a Glance

  • Highly realistic 3D CFD simulation.
  • Dedicated to solve IC engine-related development tasks.
  • Accurate, validated models and proven simulation methods.
  • Strong process automation and high simulation performance support design studies improving product quality and maturity.
  • Result analysis tailored to solve engineering tasks.

What FIRE™ Engine Simulates

  • Single phase flows
  • Eulerian and Lagrangian multiphase flows
  • Species transport and general gas phase reactions
  • Combustion and emissions deploying intrinsic models
  • Physics and chemistry in exhaust aftertreatment systems
  • Thin films
  • Flows in porous media
  • Flows in systems with and without moving boundaries
  • Heat transfer
  • Radiation


AVL FIRE™ is deployed by all leading automotive OEMs, but the best reference we can provide is AVL's own CAE Service team, which performs CFD Simulation as a customer service and as a service for in-house research and development projects. In parallel with the continuous development and improvement of numerical, physical and chemical simulation models, this project work is a unique contribution to the reliability, accuracy and performance of AVL FIRE™.