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.

Video: Nastran In-CAD overview

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See how Autodesk Nastran In-CAD software can help you to solve engineering challenges directly in your CAD system.

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Autodesk Nastran In-CAD features

Use Autodesk Nastran Solver for robust In-CAD analysis

Autodesk Nastran solver

Use robust and accurate In-CAD analysis abilities.

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Integrate with the SolidWorks environment

SOLIDWORKS integration

Blend with your SOLIDWORKS environment.

Heat transfer helps to avoid failures from thermal stress

Inventor integration

Use Autodesk Nastran within Inventor 3D CAD software.

Heat transfer helps to avoid failures from thermal stress

Heat transfer

Avoid assembly failure from concentrated thermal stress.


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