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Deliver better designs more quickly and make great products with Autodesk Simulation software, part of the Autodesk solution for Digital Prototyping. Predict product behavior, test innovative concepts, and optimize designs early in the design and engineering process. Validate products to better understand the implications of your design choices—before manufacturing.

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Mechanical simulation

Use comprehensive Finite Element Analysis (FEA) to predict product performance through linear, nonlinear, thermal, and dynamic analysis. Optimize designs and validate product behavior before manufacturing.

Simulation Mechanical

Study finite element analysis (FEA) and mechanical event simulation.

Autodesk Nastran In-CAD

CAD-embedded FEA simulation, powered by our Autodesk Nastran solver.

Autodesk Nastran

FEA solver delivers accurate results for complex simulations.

Moldflow simulation

Simulate your complete plastic injection molding process and optimize your part design, mold design, and manufacturing process. Create high-quality plastic products correctly, the first time, and avoid potential manufacturing defects, getting you to market quickly.

Moldflow

Optimize and validate your injection molding process.

Moldflow Design

Get real-time manufacturability feedback early in the design process.

Composite simulation

Design laminates and reduce testing and weight through simulation of composite materials. Simulate laminate and component behavior using simple structural solutions. Rule out failure modes and determine failure loads with robust and efficient plugins for finite element analysis.

Helius PFA

Improve accuracy, efficiency, and convergence of nonlinear FEA solutions of composite structures.

Helius Composite

Predict the behavior of composite materials, laminates, and simple structures.

CFD simulation

CFD and Flow Design software provide accurate and flexible fluid flow and heat transfer analysis. Solve, analyze, and make decisions earlier in the product development process.

CFD, CFD Viewer

Use computational fluid dynamics models to compare design alternatives.

Flow Design

Simulate airflow and wind tunnel testing around any virtual structure.

Structural simulation

Advanced building simulation and structural analysis help you determine the effects of loads on simple and complex structures. Access global databases to see if your structure designs meet required codes and materials.

Robot Structural Analysis Professional

Calculate and analyze large, complex structural models.