IDEAS simulation software


IDEAS is an industry-leading process simulator for the global kraft pulp and paper, mineral processing, oil sands operations, potash operations, and power industry. It offers powerful steady-state and dynamic modeling capabilities as a complete package for all your simulation needs. If you are interested in purchasing IDEAS, please contact us.

IDEAS Packages




Industry specific Add-ons

IDEAS Features

IDEAS is the world’s leading high-fidelity process modeling and simulation software.. IDEAS offers comprehensive features right from the conceptual design phase to many avenues of a project, such as feasibility studies, basic and detailed engineering, DCS checkout- verify control logic, DCS pre-setup and testing, plant optimization, and operator training (OTS), accelerating the project to achieve operational readiness.


01. Modeling Capabilities

02. Unique Features

03. Chemistry and Thermodynamic

04. Connectivity

05. Software Licensing

06. Flowsheet Simulation

07. Industries

For current users of IDEAS

Release notes and installations instructions are available. If you are upgrading from a previous version, please follow the worksheet upgrade procedure to upgrade your existing models. If you would like to try our software, please contact our support team simulation.support@andritz.com. 

IDEAS Training Agenda

Explore various training options available for the IDEAS software by ANDRITZ Automation. These options cater to different proficiency levels and functionalities, covering Steady-State, Semi-Dynamic, and Dynamic operations. Specialized modules include the Mineral Processing Library, Pulp Mill Library, and Power Library, combinable with the core training levels. For customized training tailored to specific needs, class duration is flexible and determined after consultation with the customer. 

Click here to download: IDEAS Training Options

  • IDEAS Training Agenda PDF : 4.1 MB
  • New Features PDF : 182 KB
  • IDEAS Release Notes PDF : 1.3 MB
  • Installation Instructions PDF : 960 KB
  • IDEAS Product Catalog

    IDEAS v7.3.0

    PDF : 337 KB
  • IDEAS User Manual PDF : 2.4 MB
  • IDEAS Bronze Mineral Processing Tutorial PDF : 6.3 MB
  • IDEAS Bronze Pulp & Paper Tutorial PDF : 3.2 MB
  • IDEAS Gold Tutorial PDF : 3.1 MB