Icon is an independent provider of CFD services, design support and technology, which uses a combination of commercial and open-source tool sets. They provide both CFD-based design consultancy and customization and development of processes as required. Icon founded in 1992, is head quartered in Windsor, near London, UK with operations across Europe and North America.
Icon has been working as a long-term partner to a number of OEMs and Suppliers across a broad range of industries performing hundreds of RANS, LES, DES simulations. Icon's expertise spans various disciplines including aerodynamics, thermal management , HVAC, aero-acoustics, turbo machinery, vehicle soiling (rain management) and in-cylinder simulation.
In addition to its design consultancy activity, Icon also offers advice on related subjects like best practices for CAD to CFD and auto-hex meshing. Advice is also provided on CFD processes using optimisation including in-house developments and use of 3rd party tools such as modeFRONTIER®.
In addition to Icon's experience and daily usage of resident commercial solvers including STAR-CD, FLUENT® and CFX®, Icon has a system-integrator role in the development, support and training of open-source CFD tool sets including OPENFOAM®.
Icon provide regular open source CFD training courses to industry: see further details at www.opensourcecfd.com/training2009 and organize the annual Open Source CFD International Conferences. Please visit www.opensourcecfd.com/conference2009 for further details of the upcoming Barcelona event in Autumn 2009.
Berkshire House, Thames Side,
Windsor, Berkshire SL4 1QN, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1753 751400
Fax: +44 (0)1753 751401
The following trademark owners are acknowledged,modeFRONTIER®: ESTECO Srl; Fluent® and CFX®: ANSYS INC.; OPENFOAM®: OpenCFD Limited