Autodesk Nastran IN-CAD - CAD-embedded finite element analysis software

Autodesk® Nastran® In-CAD software, a general-purpose finite element analysis (FEA) tool for engineers and analysts, offers a range of simulation powered by the Autodesk Nastran solver

 


Autodesk Nastran In-CAD features

 

Open and Integrated Experience


Inventor integration - Use Autodesk Nastran In-CAD within Inventor 3D CAD software


SOLIDWORKS integration - Blend with your SOLIDWORKS environment




Autodesk Nastran In-CAD solver - Use robust and accurate In-CAD analysis capabilities




Advance Analysis


Frequency response - Determine the structural harmonic response


Impact analysis - Solve impact events and drop testing




Normal modes - Reduce the impact of vibration


Prestress normal modes - Examine stiffness-influenced natural frequencies




Random vibration fatigue - Evaluate long-term structural robustness


Nonlinear static and transient response - Explore dynamic responses to dynamic loads




Automated drop test - Automate projectile impact and virtual drop tests


Surface contact - Explore natural interactions between parts




Efficient Modeling


Automatic midplane mesher - Idealize thin solid models as shell


Frame Generator idealization - Automatic beam idealization for Frame Generator




Beam modeling - Use cross-section or geometry optimization


Bolt and connection - Solve accurately with fewer elements




Linear, stress, and thermal analysis


Static fatigue - Determine the durability of structures


Heat transfer - Avoid assembly failure due to high thermal stress




Linear buckling - Examine structures for sudden failure modes


Linear statics - Determine stress, strain, and deformation