ANSYS Mechanical

Structural analysis with ANSYS Mechanical provides robust general purpose stress, thermal, modal and fatigue simulations, greater engineering insight with advanced nonlinear stress simulations and comprehensive linear dynamics, and in-depth analysis of structure and coupled-field behavior in a highly productive, comprehensive simulation environment. With the ANSYS Mechanical Enterprise package you can model advanced materials, complex environmental loadings and industry-specific requirements in areas such as offshore hydrodynamics and layered composite materials.

Plus of course ANSYS Mechanical integrates seamlessly with the full range of ANSYS Multiphysics solutions.


ANSYS CFD gives you full access to world-class computational fluid dynamics (CFD) tools so that you can enjoy the fastest, most accurate results across any fluid or multiphysics application. This comprehensive software bundle includes full versions of ANSYS Fluent, CFX, Forté and Polyflow. ANSYS CFD is a tool with amazing flexibility, accuracy and breadth of application. But serious CFD, the kind that provides insights to help you optimize your designs, could be out of reach unless you choose your software carefully. ANSYS CFD goes beyond qualitative results to deliver accurate quantitative predictions of fluid interactions and trade-offs.


ANSYS AIM is an easy-to-use simulation environment designed for all engineers. It offers integrated single discipline and multiphysics solutions based on best-in-class solver technologies in a modern, new, immersive user environment that enables engineers to rapidly evaluate product design performance with confidence. ANSYS AIM makes upfront simulation easy by combining intuitive, guided workflows, accurate simulation results and optimization in a complete simulation tool. Whether a simulation includes electromagnetics, thermal, structures, or fluids or combinations thereof, all aspects of simulation workflow are included in the single-window design, which enables you to predict complete product performance with results you can trust. AIM’s powerful parametric and optimization capabilities can automatically explore the design space thoroughly and find the best design faster.


ANSYS Icepak uses the renowned ANSYS Fluent computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solver engine for accurate thermal and fluid flow calculations. ANSYS Icepak accurately predicts airflow, temperature and heat transfer in a wide variety of electronic and power electronic components and PCBs. It can also perform thermal analysis of system- level applications such as data centers, computers and telecommunications equipment. Icepak enables you to test conceptual designs under operating conditions that might be impractical to duplicate with physical testing, and can give you access to data at locations that might be physically inaccessible on an actual component.

ANSYS SpaceClaim

ANSYS SpaceClaim is a fast and intuitive 3-D modeling software solution that enables any analyst or engineer to create, edit and repair geometry no matter where they are in the workflow. It is a CAD neutral tool that enables you to quickly and easily manipulate geometry yourself, instead of sending it back to the CAD department. Using SpaceClaim, CAE drives product innovation and development from the start of the design process to accelerate time to analysis and increase efficiencies in product design/production.


ANSYS HFSS software is the industry standard for simulating high-frequency electromagnetic fields. Its gold-standard accuracy, advanced solvers and high-performance computing technologies make it an essential tool for engineers tasked with executing accurate and rapid design in high-frequency and high-speed electronic devices and platforms. HFSS offers state-of the-art solver technologies based on finite element, integral equation, asymptotic and advanced hybrid methods to solve a wide range of microwave, RF and high-speed digital applications.

HFSS delivers 3-D full-wave accuracy for components to enable RF and high-speed design. By leveraging advanced electromagnetic field simulators dynamically linked to powerful harmonic-balance and transient circuit simulation, HFSS breaks the cycle of repeated design iterations and lengthy physical prototyping. With HFSS, engineering teams consistently achieve best-in-class design in a broad range of applications including antennas, phased arrays, passive RF/mW components, high-speed interconnects, connectors, IC packaging and PCBs.

ANSYS Maxwell

ANSYS Maxwell is the industry-leading electromagnetic field simulation software for the design and analysis of electric motors, actuators, sensors, transformers and other electromagnetic and electromechani­cal devices. With Maxwell, you can precisely characterize the nonlinear, transient motion of electromechanical components and their effects on the drive circuit and control system design. By leveraging Maxwell’s advanced electromagnetic field solvers and seamlessly linking them to the integrated circuit and systems simulation technology, you can understand the performance of electromechanical systems long before building a prototype in hardware. This virtual electromagnetic lab gives you an important competitive advantage with faster time to market, reduced costs and improved system performance.


CAESS ProTOP is a standalone topology optimization software that takes as input FNF and INP files, generated by PTC® Creo®, Simulia® Abaqus and SolidWorks® Simulation, respectively.

Its features include:

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Creo Simulate is a powerful structural, thermal and vibration analysis solution with a comprehensive set of finite elements analysis (FEA) capabilities which allow you to analyze and validate the performance of your 3D virtual prototypes before you make the first part. Simulation is fully integrated into the Creo CAD environment which facilitates fast and easy-to-use parametric design studies and goal-oriented optimization. It can also be used as a standalone FEA package or linked to other popular 3D MCAD solutions in a multi-CAD environment.

When you need advanced capabilities we have them. The Creo Advanced Simulation Extension, an extension to Creo Simulate, enables you to investigate the impact of non-linear materials and effects. With Creo Fatigue Advisor Extension you can measure the impact of repetitive loading and reloading on your design and predict the product  lifetime to failure.

Moldex3D is the world leading CAE product for the plastic injection molding industry. With the best-in-class analysis technology, Moldex3D can help you carry out in-depth simulation of the widest range of injection molding processes  and to optimize product designs and manufacturability. In addition, its high compatibility and adaptability have provided users with instant connection to mainstream CAD systems, generating a flexible simulation-driven design platform. Moldex3D can successfully deliver precise and realistic simulation to the following processes:


TracePro is a powerful illumination and non-imaging optical design and analysis program with an easy-to-use interface. TracePro combines Monte Carlo ray tracing, analysis, CAD import/export, and optimization methods with a complete and robust macro language to solve a wide variety of new problems in illumination design. It is primarily used in illumination design to simulate and optimize light pipes, and light guides, and non-imaging lenses and mirrors. TracePro is also a powerful tool for analysis of aspects of imaging systems such as stray light analysis and polarization effects. With its full set of features, designers can simulate surface effects including absorption, specular reflection and transmission, and scattering. Bulk properties including absorption, scattering, and fluorescence enable the design and analysis of devices for a wide variety of applications. It is also used to virtually build and test prototypes, avoiding the cost and time to build and test a series physical prototypes.


RayViz is a SolidWorks add-in which enables SolidWorks users to apply and save optical properties and raytrace directly in the SolidWorks CAD model.   With RayViz, a single model is used by both TracePro (for ray tracing and optical analysis) and by SolidWorks (for mechanical design and modifying optical properties) to ensure data integrity. RayViz also adds raytracing functionality in their SolidWorks model by doing a simple raytrace to verify geometry, visualize rays traced from any surface, and check ray paths.


OSLO (Optics Software for Layout and Optimization) is a powerful optical design program with the scope needed to meet today’s optical design requirements. In addition to classical lens design features, it combines advanced ray tracing, analysis, and optimization methods with a high speed macro language to solve a wide variety of new problems in optical design. It is primarily used in lens design to determine the optimal sizes and shapes of the components in optical systems. It has the capability of modeling a wide range of reflective, refractive and diffractive components. In addition, it is used to simulate and analyze the performance of optical systems. With it’s CCL programming language, you can develop specialized design and analysis software tools for modeling, testing, and manufacturing optical systems.


6SigmaDCX is a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation tool that provides increased levels of productivity for data center design, troubleshooting and operation. With its user interface designed with the help of data center professionals, DCX gives you the power of a best-in-class solution paired with an easy-to-use UI. Combine this with DCX’s unique ‘Virtual Facility’, and you have the full power of CFD at your fingertips. DCX enables you to prototype multiple designs in your very own virtual testing ground – the Virtual Facility. Whether you are designing a new data center or planning expansions for an existing one, simulation offers you peace of mind that your design will work without leaving it to chance. The VF will enable you to push your designs to the limit.


6SigmaET is a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation tool which brings new levels of productivity to electronics cooling design. It uses advanced computational fluid dynamics (CFD) to create accurate models of electronic equipment and is designed specifically for the electronics industry. Thanks to its ease-of-use, it overcomes many of the problems that have plagued analysis tools from the beginning. Boasting substantial automation and intelligence, 6SigmaET ushers in unparalleled intelligence, functionality and accuracy to help you meet your requirements and overcome thermal design challenges, and is already being used by a global community of design engineers.



Cast-Designer is a software package special designed for casting business, includes the casting part design and evaluation,  mould design and validation and production optimization. Cast-Designer combines a Knowledge Based Engineering (KBE system), 3D design system and latest CAE simulation technology together. It is a tailor-made design planning & simulation system for all casting process. Cast-Designer can be used for high pressure die casting, low pressure die casting, gravity casting for sand, gravity casting for permanent mould, investment casting and many others.


Form-Advisor is the first incremental-based design and CAE solution for sheet metal forming fully integrated with MCAD systems, providing most accurate and feasible results for automotive and progressive die stamping. It boasts built-in process design capabilities for rapidly creating, validating and comparing design solutions. It is the easiest, fastest, powerful solution to bringing CAE validation to daily design process. The software is based on the familiar CAD environment for all design activates and CAE simulation, eliminating the gap of CAD and CAE and reducing the learning curve to a minimum.


The Flownex® Simulation Environment delivers technology that enables you to study how large and complex systems will behave in the real world, where fluid is the driving factor. Flownex® system simulation relays the overall effect of changing specific properties on components, allowing users to examine extensively all possible variations in the design and optimization of systems.

Flownex® SE determines pressure drop [flow] and heat transfer [temperature] for the connected components of a complete system in steady state and transient, e.g. pumps or compressors, pipes, valves, tanks and heat exchangers. It can be used for design, assessment, fault analysis and virtual testing in difficult and dangerous environments where physical testing is impossible or prohibitively expensive.