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Simulation Mechanical vs. Inventor Professional

Compare the features of Simulation Mechanical vs. Inventor Professional to learn what software will meet the needs of your organization.

Inventor Professional Simulation Mechanical
PREPROCESSING
Direct modeling with Inventor Fusion
Defeaturing with Inventor Fusion
Inventor parameters
8,000+ materials in the library
2D, beam and plate modeling
Automatic surface meshing
Automatic tetrahedral meshing
Automatic hexa-dominant meshing
Automatic midplane meshing
Pressure vessel design and meshing
CONTACT MODELING
Rigid bonding
Butt welds
Surface contact with friction
Sliding contact without separation
Separation contact without sliding
Shrink fit contact (with or without sliding)
Thermal contact
LINEAR STRUCTURAL
Static stress
Fatigue
Natural frequency (modal)
Modal with load stiffening
Response spectrum
Random vibration
Frequency response
Transient stress
Critical buckling load
Dynamic design analysis method
NON-LINEAR STRUCTURAL
Large displacement
Non-linear material models
Flexible and rigid body motion
Non-linear buckling
Dynamic analysis (MES)
HEAT TRANSFER
Steady-state heat transfer
Transient heat transfer
MULTIPHYSICS
Thermal-structural coupling
Fluid-thermal coupling
Fluid-structural coupling
Electrostatics
Joule-heating effect
Moldflow interoperability
POST PROCESSING
Contour display
Vector display
Isoline and isosurface display
Custom result types
Stress linearization
Slice planes
Mirror planes
3D model visualization for 2D, plate, and beam
Customizable presentations
Animations
Image and CSV file export
Custom reporting (PDF, HTML, Word)
GENERAL
Parallel Windows solvers
Vault PDM Interoperability
Recurdyn interoperability
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