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ANSYS Software for Faculty and Students

Academic Multiphysics Campus Solution Products

Available engineering simulation and 3-D design software:

License Managers

  • ANSYS License Manager (ansyslmd)
  • Apache License Manager (apacheda)


  • ANSYS SpaceClaim Direct Modeler (includes Faceted Data Toolkit)
  • Discovery Ultimate Enterprise

Electronics and Systems Solver Capability

  • ANSYS Electronics Desktop (Includes RMXprt, PExprt)
  • ANSYS HFSS Fullwave Spice Export
  • ANSYS HFSS Physical Optics Solver
  • ANSYS HFSS SBR+ Solver
  • ANSYS HFSS Solver (FEM frequency, time domain & MoM frequency domain solver)
  • ANSYS Maxwell (Electrostatic, magnetostatic, Transient, AC, Vector Hysteresis)
  • ANSYS PowerArtist PT
  • ANSYS PowerArtist XP
  • ANSYS Q3D Extractor 3D solver (2D & 3D quasi static EM field simulation & RLCG
  • ANSYS RedHawk NX
  • ANSYS RedHawk SD
  • ANSYS RF Option (DC, Harmonic balance, Transient, Oscillator, TV Noise, filter
  • ANSYS SI Option (DC, Quickeye, Verifye, IBIS-AMII, Transient, run HSPICE netlists,
  • ANSYS Simplorer Advanced (legacy)
  • ANSYS SIwave (Power & SI: Hybrid, full-wave FEM for DC-Static, AC- freq domain &
  • ANSYS SIwave DC (DC power analysis, 3D FEM for DC static)
  • ANSYS SIwave PI (DC & PI: DC- static, AC- steady state, PI Advisor)

High-Performance Computing

  • Ability to extend built-in HPC (at extra cost)
  • ANSYS Remote Solver Manager (RSM)
  • Built-in HPC (16 cores per task)
  • Distributed Solver Option (DSO) - For distributing an optimization solution
  • Electronics HPC - Distributed Memory, Domain Decomposition, Frequency Sweep)
  • General Purpose GPU Support (ANSYS Mechanical & ANSYS Fluent solvers)
  • Mechanical & Fluids HPC - Shared Memory, Distributed Memory, Domain
  • Optimetrics - Parametic Design Optimization for HFSS, Maxwell, etc.
  • VT Accelerator & Frequency Sweep VT (Legacy- Replaced by Design Point Updates)

MCAD Geometry and EDA Interfaces

  • ANSYS Alinks for EDA (Altium, Cadence, Mentor Graphics, Sigrity and Zuken)
  • ANSYS Geometry Interface for CATIA V5 & V6 Reader
  • ANSYS Geometry Interface for Creo Parametric & Elements/Direct Modeling
  • ANSYS Geometry Interfaces for Parasolid & SAT
  • ANSYS Geometry Interfaces for Solidwork, SolidEdge, Autodesk, NX
  • Geometry Interface for JT
  • Import from 3rd party EDA exported data
  • Import most common MCAD formats via SpaceClaim (Replaces Alinks for MCAD)
  • Neural File Import (IGES, STEP)

Pre- & Post-Processing Features and Workplace Applications

  • ANSYS Blademodeler (Bladegen, BladeEditor & VISTA CPD, CCD, AFD & RTD)
  • ANSYS CFD PrepPost (Includes Mesh Morpher, TurboGrid)
  • ANSYS Composite PrepPost
  • ANSYS Customization Suite (ACT)
  • ANSYS DesignModeler
  • ANSYS DesignXplorer
  • ANSYS EnSight Enterprise (includes EnVision Pro, plus 128 core HPC)
  • ANSYS PrepPost (Includes ANSYS M-APDL Prep7, Post1)
  • ANSYS Workbench Acoustics
  • ANSYS Workbench Design Point Updates
  • ANSYS Workbench Mechanical Application (Simulation)
  • ANSYS Workbench Meshing (Includes Extended Meshing)
  • ANSYS Workbench Resources (Engineering Data)
  • ANSYS Workbench System Coupling (FSI with ONE license)
  • ANSYS Workbench Topological Optimization
  • Workbench Schematic (Project Page)

Solver Numberical Limits

  • 1024K nodes/element - High Frequency (Full Wave) Electromagnetics
  • 256K nodes/element - Structural, Thermal & AUTODYN
  • 512K nodes/element - Fluid Dynamics (CFX & FLUENT)
  • 512K nodes/element - Low Frequency Electromagnetics
  • Numerical problem size limits
  • Unlimited!

Structural and Fluids Solver Capability

  • ANSYS Mechanical Enterprise (Includes Autodyn, Fatigue Module, Asas, Aqwa)
  • ANSYS Rigid Dynamics (Rigid Body Dynamics)
  • ANSYS Emag (legacy, replaced by ANSYS Maxwell)
  • ANSYS Multiphysics capability (includes LF Emag, HF Emag & FLOTRAN)
  • ANSYS Mechanical User Programmable Features (USER300 & related commands)
  • ANSYS Fluent (Including NOx, Fiber, MHD, Population Balance Modules)
  • ANSYS Fluent Fuel Cell Module
  • ANSYS Polyflow
  • ANSYS Icepak
  • ANSYS CHEMKIN-Pro, FORTE, Reaction Workbench, Encrypted Non-Member
  • ANSYS FENSAP-ICE, Optigrid and Viewmerical
  • ANSYS Asas - All modules except Concrete & Panel (Legacy, replaced by Mechanical
  • ANSYS Aqwa Suite with Coupled Cable Dynamics (Legacy, replaced by Mechanical
  • ANSYS Additive Suite, Additive Print & Additive Prep
  • ANSYS ROM Builder


  • ANSYS EKM Individual
  • ANSYS Granta Materials Data for Simulation
  • Floating LAN Licenses (Country Wide standard)