TURBOdesign Suite is a Unique Aerodynamic and Hydrodynamic 3D Design Package for All Types of Turbomachinery Blades


With TURBOdesign Suite you can optimize performance, improve reliability and reduce cost of a wide range of turbomachinery components. Our software is built to create breakthrough designs in pumps, fans, compressors, turbines and torque converters, while our engineers are highly skilled and experienced in finding solutions for all of these applications.

We have overhauled our software licenses to offer more functionality, additional modules and a more powerful design package.

Which Package Suits You?


  • TURBOdesign Core is the entry level platform for fast, high-performing turbomachinery blade design
  • The package includes 1D sizing and meanline analysis codes for selected applications along with detailed 3D Inverse Design for blade design
  • This configuration is suitable for small and medium enterprises looking to rapidly design high performing turbomachinery stages




  • TURBOdesign Pro is dedicated to industry leaders looking to improve state of the art design performance by 3-5%
  • The Pro version features all components of Core plus advanced controls on the blade design and 3D volute modelling
  • Pro is recommended for large turbomachinery OEMs competing for the highest performances





  • TURBOdesign Optima unlocks the power of parametric design exploration and automatic optimization
  • The package includes scripting capabilities for all codes along with models for parametric design
  • Companies of any size can now benefit from automatic optimization compatible with industrial product development timescales and budgets


Feature Comparison


Features TURBOdesign Core TURBOdesign Pro TURBOdesign Optima
1D sizing for initial stage configuration and package/motor sizing ✔️ ✔️  
Meanline design capabilities to generate performance maps with off-design prediction ✔️ ✔️  
Support for numerous stage configurations including impellers / rotors, diffusers, stators, return channels and or volutes ✔️ ✔️  
Export of volute cross sections in CAD format for surface lofting ✔️ ✔️  
3D Inverse Design capabilities for blade design via specification of streamwise and spanwise loading ✔️ ✔️  
Advanced volute modelling capabilities via specification of non-circumferentially uniform inlet velocities around the inlet circumference   ✔️  
3D surface modelling of the volute and export in a watertight surface file.   ✔️  
Enhanced specification of blade thickness, streamwise and spanwise loading   ✔️  
Blade thickness controls via specification of user defined curves across any spanwise section and via formula (i)   ✔️  
Spanwise loading specification via control points to enhance carefully control the change of rVt* across the blade row. (i)   ✔️  
Spanwise loading definition via control points enables suppression of local flow phenomena (i)   ✔️  
Splitter blade design   ✔️  
Real Gas modelling capabilities for refrigeration, Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) and Super-Critical CO2 (SCO2)   ✔️  
Models for parametric design such as Kriging and Design of Experiments (DoE)     ✔️
Meta-models such as Response Surface Modelling (RSM) and Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithms (MOGA / NSGA-II)     ✔️
Script capabilities for 1D sizing and meanline design     ✔️
Script capabilities for 3D blade inverse design     ✔️
Script capabilities for Volute design     ✔️


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