CAD-embedded general-purpose finite element analysis (FEA) tool powered by the Autodesk® Nastran solver, offers a wide-range of simulation spanning across multiple analysis types. It delivers a high-end simulation in a CAD-embedded workflow so engineers and analysts can make great products.

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Advanced and Accurate Simulation

Powered by Autodesk Nastran solver technology – Provides precise and dependable FEA solver solutions that are widely accepted in the industry inside your CAD environment

Advanced analysis capabilities – Known for powerful simulation in composite, nonlinear, and dynamic analysis, and more

Wide range of analyses – Analyze linear and nonlinear stress, dynamics, and heat transfer characteristics of structures and mechanical components

Accurate results – Helps ensure accuracy and consistency through a comprehensive verification program and documentation set using NAFEMS

The In-CAD Experience

Embedded in your CAD system – Autodesk Nastran In-CAD is a CAD-embedded simulation tool featuring true geometry associativity and a single-window CAD/FEA experience. By offering an embedded workflow, Autodesk Nastran In-CAD streamlines processes allowing you to maintain your productivity, and eliminate compatibility issues while equipping you with an industry-recognized, professional-level FEA platform.

Flexibility across multiple CAD platforms – Unlike other single-platform simulation products, Autodesk Nastran In-CAD offers the flexibility to share a single FEA tool across multiple CAD solutions and projects, providing a consistent user experience and consistent results regardless of the CAD environment*.

Maximize your investment – Autodesk Nastran In-CAD enables users to maintain a single FEA platform for multiple CAD-embedded simulations, reducing the initial cost of investment and subsequent yearly maintenance.

Flexible Usage Package

The ease of doing business becomes a valuable factor in empowering engineers and analysts to make great products. Autodesk Nastran In-CAD offers a value-enhanced package of licensing models, product obtainability and pricing.

Ease of deployment – Offers a multidomain network license manager, so the software can be shared among CAD products, projects, and regional/global teams with ease

Obtainable products – Ease of access to Autodesk’s variety of engineering tools through distributors, vendors, and direct sales teams worldwide

Affordable package – Offers more value per dollar of upfront investment and downstream maintenance

Investing in education – Free** software access for students, educators, and schools to help institutions differentiate themselves and shape the future of engineering

Autodesk Inventor Nastran Training Classes

Nastran Essentials

Autodesk Inventor Nastran Essentials

Description: This course provides students the knowledge required to work in the Autodesk Inventor Nastran environment to set up and conduct finite element analysis (FEA) analyses on part and assembly models.

Type: Web/Remote
Pre-Requisites: None
Course Length: 2 days*


*Day is defined as 6 hours of training, however class length varies based on student progress.

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