Run more accurate and reliable simulations. The solver in Autodesk Nastran software, now included in Simulation Mechanical software, offers advanced analysis capabilities.
Apply pressure and temperature results from Simulation CFD software to simulate thermal and flow stresses (fluid structure interaction) on your mechanical components. After completing your flow simulation, launch the CAD model in Simulation Mechanical software, assign the settings to define the thermal stress analysis, and select the Simulation CFD design study file as the temperature source.
Investigate your assembly's response to vibration, thermal, and electrostatic loads, such as current and voltage.
Perform simple analyses, including:
Use this powerful nonlinear dynamic analysis tool to solve problems including drop test, impact analysis, and the metal forming of parts.
Use failure criteria to address the layer-by-layer properties and fiber orientation of composite parts. Simulation Mechanical software works with Simulation Composite Design software to help you decide which composite layout to use, and to analyze within the context of the overall assembly, including its various materials (steel, rubber, etc.).
Create pressure vessels and their components with the included PV-Designer. You can also use this tool to produce mesh that conforms to your analysis requirements. Use Simulation Mechanical software to simulate the performance of the vessel to help ensure that it satisfies requirements.
Extended solving options let you simulate locally or in the cloud, depending on your needs. If you are testing the setup of an analysis, use your local machine to iterate and optimize. When you are ready to initiate a longer, more computationally intensive simulation, use the power of the cloud, saving local resources for other tasks. Compare Simulation Flex vs. Desktop offerings.
Import models, set up and run simulations, and visualize and report results through a single, common user interface. Reporting tools automatically convert all user input and result views into a formatted HTML report that you can save as a PDF or Microsoft Word document.