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Features for Mechanical

Finite element analysis and modeling

Use Digital Prototyping to make great products. Simulation Mechanical software provides fast, accurate, and flexible mechanical simulation tools to help predict performance, optimize designs, and validate product behavior.

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  • What’s new in Simulation Mechanical 2015 New

    Learn about some of the new features in Simulation Mechanical.

  • Flexible solving options New

    The Simulation Flex product offering lets you simulate where and how you want, based on your needs.

  • Easy-to-use interface

    Simulation Mechanical provides flexibility in obtaining and reporting analysis results with powerful post-processing and report-generation tools.

  • MultiCAD import

    Directly import and evaluate a range of potential designs from AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Inventor, ProE, CREO, Rhino, Catia, and NX files.

  • Auto meshing and structural modeling

    Generate a structural customized finite element mesh, or create an automatic mesh while controlling the size of the mesh for each part.

  • Wide range of analysis capabilities

    Investigate your assembly's response to vibration, thermal, and electrostatic loads, such as current and voltage.

  • Low cycle and high cycle fatigue

    Perform sophisticated fatigue life analyses; from conventional stress-based analyses to low cycle strain-based analyses with plasticity correction.

  • Nonlinear dynamic analysis (MES)

    Find support for large-scale motion, large deformation, and large strain with body-to-body contact in the extensive library of material models.

  • Moldflow-Mechanical integration

    Validate and optimize plastic part designs using tools to exchange data between Simulation Moldflow and Simulation Mechanical.

  • CFD-Mechanical integration

    Transfer fluid flow and temperature results from Simulation CFD to Simulation Mechanical to simulate thermal stresses on your components.

  • Design optimization

    Perform parametric studies for models built in Inventor.