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Finite element modeling and meshing in CAD

Autodesk® Nastran® In-CAD software provides efficient modeling capabilities, such as model idealization. Use the software's meshing features to analyze beam models and bolted connection designs.

Efficient modeling

  • New

    Automatic midplane mesher

    Idealize thin solid models as shell. (video: 1:08 min.)

  • New

    Frame Generator idealization

    Automatic beam idealization for Frame Generator. (video: 2:13 min.)

  • Beam modeling

    Use cross-section or geometry optimization. (video: 3:30 min.)

  • Bolt and connection

    Solve accurately with fewer elements. (video: 50 sec.)