Extend Autodesk Nastran In-CAD software by combining it with Inventor 3D CAD software. Use embedded FEA technology to solve problems that go beyond the linear static studies in Inventor Professional. Turn your 3D CAD system into a FEA platform for seamless design and analysis.
Edit dimensions inside Inventor. Changes can be reanalysed within the CAD design environment and there is no need to send the model back and forth between systems. The finite element domain of loads, boundary conditions and meshes are updated interactively.
Autodesk Nastran In-CAD brings the Autodesk Nastran solver, known for its proven and accurate results, directly to the SOLIDWORKS environment. Reduce your learning curve, maintain your productivity, avoid compatibility issues and get the best cost for professional-level FEA.
You get the same working environment with menus, tree-type structures and a familiar look and feel for creating finite models and viewing the results of your analysis. Autodesk Nastran In-CAD is completely compatible and uses true geometry associativity. This means your loads, boundary conditions and meshes update interactively in SOLIDWORKS.
Key benefits of integration with SOLIDWORKS:
In addition, teams can easily share the software across multiple locations and different CAD systems.
The Autodesk Nastran solver analyses composites, advanced dynamics, non-linear and heat transfer, in addition to the traditional linear statics and normal modes. Results accuracy is routinely tested against NAFEMS standards and more than 5,000 additional verification benchmarks.
Key benefits include: