Autodesk Nastran In-CAD

CAD-embedded finite element analysis software

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CAD-embedded advanced mechanical simulation

Autodesk Nastran In-CAD software, a general purpose finite element analysis (FEA) tool embedded in your CAD system, is powered by the Autodesk Nastran solver and offers simulation spanning across multiple analysis types, such as linear and nonlinear stress, dynamics, and heat transfer.

This single product serves multiple CAD platforms, providing a consistent user experience and eliminating the need for multiple singleplatform simulation technologies. It delivers highend simulation technology in a CAD-embedded workflow so you can make great products.

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Use advanced mechanical simulation directly in your CAD system with the industry-trusted Autodesk Nastran solver

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3D CAD-embedded tool

By offering an embedded workflow, Autodesk Nastran In-CAD streamlines processes, helping you to maintain your productivity, and eliminate compatibility issues while equipping you with an industry-recognized,  professional-level FEA platform.

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Ease-of-use for Autodesk Inventor users

Autodesk Nastran In-CAD eliminates the need for multiple single-platform simulation technologies by embedding advanced FEA technology directly into Autodesk Inventor.

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Autodesk Nastran solver

Autodesk Nastran is an industry-recognized, general purpose FEA solver known for its accuracy in analyzing linear and nonlinear stress, dynamics, and heat transfer characteristics of structures and mechanical components.

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Advanced analysis

Start with basic analysis for exploring the viability of design alternatives and concept validation and move on to advanced analysis if and when powerful analyst tools are needed.

Autodesk Nastran In-CAD has a wide range of analysis capabilities from basic to advanced—linear and nonlinear, dynamic analyses, and powerful automated impact and drop testing. Several special analysis types also are available, such as fatigue, explicit FEA for high-speed and extreme deformation impact, and advanced techniques for composites.

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