Store. Here you have access to price lists of all ACRi Software, as
well as consulting fees. You also have online purchase options of
ANSWER Express and PORFLOW Express.
that unless otherwise noted, all licenses are 'single seat'. This means
that it can be installed on only one system, and can be used by only one user.
# ANSWER Prices
# PORFLOW Prices
# TIDAL Prices
# RADM Prices
Consulting Services Price Schedule
# Purchase ANSWER Express Online
# Purchase PORFLOW Express Online
provides technical support for all its software.
(a) The installation, operation, and use of our
operation of our graphical user interface (CFDStudio),
scripting commands (a very powerful
way to automate tasks
and for user defined physics ),
/ Output, data formats, visualization, analysis of results, etc.
This support does not cover:
problem physics: appropriateness of governing equations or boundary
problem specifics: appropriateness of grid size, distribution, etc.,
application to your design etc.
these are covered under
consulting support and are covered by one of the packages listed below.
Basic support priced at US$ 999.00 per year. We will respond to your
queries via e-mail (also telephone within North America).
We will try our best to respond in 72 hours or less.
B. Priority Support:
This includes all of basic support + faster response time + eight hours
of consulting support per year.
This is priced at US$ 1999.00 per year. We will try our best
to respond to your questions within 24 hours via e-mail (also
telephone within North America. Overseas users can also get telephone
support if they initiate the call). The key benefit here
is the consulting support.
C. Annual Maintenance (AMC):
This includes all of priority support + free updates to the latest
version of the software on an annual basis for as long as the AMC is
This is priced at 50% of your
purchase price of the software, subject to a minimum of
relates to questions involving
physics of the problem, questions related to your design, achieving
numerical convergence, advice on gridding, assessing solution quality,
anchoring studies, etc. Consulting is charged on time and materials
basis at the rates specified in Consulting
Services Price Schedule.
cost of a standard 2-and-a-half-day training at ACRi offices is
US$2,000. For more than 2 people to be trained, we recommend on-site
training. The cost of on-site training is US$1,600 per day plus travel expenses. A 2
to 5 day workshop is recommended, depending on familiarity with CFD
is no installation or porting fee for Windows PC systems. A one time
porting and installation fee is applicable to all others. This fee
depends on the OS in question. This is NOT applicable to Answer Express
and Porflow Express. All Express versions currently operate only on
PC based, Intel compatible hardware, running Microsoft Windows
Software Licensing Advanced Options:
USER MULTIPLE LICENSES: 2nd License of the same
type for the same software is charged 80%, and the 3rd
and subsequent licenses are charged 60% of the 1st
license. This discount is available only for the same customer at a
single site. Wholly or partially owned subsidiaries are not eligible
for multiple license discount. These discounts are NOT applicable to
Answer Express or Porflow Express.
INSTITUTE LICENSES: A discount off the published license
price can be negotiated for
educational institutes within the U.S.A. for educational and internally
sponsored research in exchange for
access to any research and publications. This discount is not available
to Educational institutes outside the
USA due to copyright reasons. No discount is available for ANSWER
Express or PORFLOW Express.
CODE WITH RUN-TIME LIBRARY:
Available by special arrangement. License fee varies with options
selected. The source component contains all modules necessary to modify
governing equations, boundary conditions, sources and properties. The
library for I/O functions and supplementary mathematical operations is
supplied as an object module for the FORTRAN compiler of choice. The
user can create executable by compiling the source and linking with the
run-time library. One executable is also supplied.
All prices specified are in U.S. Dollars.