Nastran In-CAD-Delivers a Seamless High-end Simulation Solution


Autodesk Nastran In-CAD, a general purpose finite element analysis (FEA) embedded in your CAD system, is powered by the Autodesk Nastran solver and offers a wide-range of simulation spanning across multiple analysis types such as linear and nonlinear stress, dynamics, and heat transfer. This single product is available as a network license and serves multiple CAD platforms such as Autodesk Inventor and SolidWorks – providing a consistent user experience and eliminating the need for multiple single-platform simulation technologies. Autodesk Nastran In-CAD delivers high-end simulation technology in a value-enhanced, CAD-embedded workflow so engineers and analysts can make great products.

What are the Benefits of FEA?
  • Reduced physical prototypes
  • Improve time to market
  • Material testing
  • Increased product functionality
  • Predict product performance
Autodesk Nastran In-CAD Answers the Questions:


Will my design fail?

Nastran In-CAD will look for:

  • Fatigue over the product’s life
  • Vibration from motion
  • Nonlinear deformation and failure
  • Thermal loading

Can my design be optimized?

Nastran In-CAD will look for:

  • Reduce components
  • Test different materials
  • Reduce part thickness
  • Improve component quality

How can I get to Market Sooner?

Nastran In-CAD will:
  • Reduce physical prototyping
  • Upfront material testing
  • Increase virtual design iterations
  • Understand how to simplify designs safely

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