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Access finite element analysis (FEA) tools for engineers and analysts. Autodesk® Nastran® In-CAD software now available only in the Product Design & Manufacturing Collection.
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Use robust and accurate CAD embedded analysis abilities. (video: 1.45 min.)
Go beyond the linear static studies in Inventor with embedded FEA technology. (video: 1.34 min.)
Automate projectile impact and virtual drop tests for phones, laptops and many other products. (video: 1.44 min.)
Model metals, rubber and soft tissue in a single virtual test. (video: 4.18 min.)
Determine stress, strain and deformation.
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Resolve problems with noise and vibrations.
Import data from Autodesk CFD and apply thermal and fluid pressure results.
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Analyse earthquake and wind loading.
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Idealise thin solid models as a shell.
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Select which structural members will be automatically idealised as beams. (video: 2.12 min.)
Avoid assembly failure due to high thermal stress. (video: 2.31 min.)
Analyse structures, such as columns and beams, for catastrophic failure under certain loading conditions. (video: 40 sec.).
Determine the durability of structures under repeated loading, including low- and high-cycle fatigue.
Easily mesh models and run the solver for bolts and connections analyses.
Solve impact events and drop testing of all types of nonlinearities at the same time.
Accurately simulate and model parts with different kinds of contact, such as sliding, friction and welding.
Determine the structural harmonic response, based on frequency-dependent loads.
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