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CAD-embedded finite element analysis software

Access finite element analysis (FEA) tools for engineers and analysts. Autodesk® Nastran® In-CAD software is available only in the Product Design & Manufacturing Collection.

Autodesk Nastran In-CAD features

  • Autodesk Nastran solver

    Use robust and accurate CAD embedded analysis capabilities. (video: 1:45 min.)

  • Inventor integration

    Go beyond the linear static studies in Inventor with embedded FEA technology. (video: 1:34 min.)

  • Linear statics

    Determine stress, strain, and deformation. (video: 1:35 min.)

  • Advanced material models

    Model metals, rubber, and soft tissue in a single virtual test. (video: 4:18 min.)

What's new

  • Autodesk CFD interoperability

    Import data from Autodesk CFD, and apply thermal and fluid pressure results. 

  • Response spectrum analysis

    Analyze earthquake and wind loading. 

  • Automatic midplane mesher

    Idealize thin solid models as shell. 

  • Frame Generator idealization

    Select which structural members will be automatically idealized as beams. 

Customer story

Mento Services: Efficient custom design

Mento Services designs custom products for the oil industry. The company chose Autodesk Nastran In-CAD because of the software's CAD integration with Inventor, which makes design changes easier. 

Mento Services uses Nastran In-CAD

NASTRAN is a registered trademark of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.