Analysis and simulation software

Deliver better designs more quickly and make great products with Autodesk Simulation software, part of the Autodesk solution for Digital Prototyping. Predict product behavior, test innovative concepts, and optimize designs early in the design and engineering process. Validate products to better understand the implications of your design choices—before manufacturing.


Our comprehensive portfolio of simulation analysis products easily and accurately integrates mechanical, structural, fluid flow, thermal, composites, and plastic injection molding into your design and engineering process. Validate, predict, and optimize your designs with the Autodesk Simulation portfolio.

Mechanical Solution

Use comprehensive Finite Element Analysis (FEA) to predict product performance through linear, nonlinear, thermal, and dynamic analysis. Optimize designs and validate product behavior before manufacturing.

Simulation Mechanical

Study finite element analysis (FEA) and mechanical event simulation.

Autodesk Nastran In-CAD

CAD-embedded FEA simulation, powered by our Autodesk Nastran solver.

Autodesk Nastran

FEA solver delivers accurate results for complex simulations.


Moldflow simulation

Simulate your complete plastic injection molding process and optimize your part design, mold design, and manufacturing process. Create high-quality plastic products correctly, the first time, and avoid potential manufacturing defects, getting you to market quickly.

Simulation Moldflow

Optimize and validate your injection molding process.

Simulation DFM

Get real-time manufacturability feedback early in the design process.


Composite simulation

Design laminates and reduce testing and weight through simulation of composite materials. Simulate laminate and component behavior using simple structural solutions. Rule out failure modes and determine failure loads with robust and efficient plugins for finite element analysis.

Simulation Composite Analysis

Improve accuracy, efficiency, and convergence of nonlinear FEA solutions of composite structures.

Simulation Composite Design

Predict the behavior of composite materials, laminates, and simple structures.


Computational fluid dynamics simulation

Simulation CFD and Flow Design software provide accurate and flexible fluid flow and heat transfer analysis. Solve, analyze, and make decisions earlier in the product development process.

Simulation CFD

Use computational fluid dynamics models to compare design alternatives

Flow Design

Simulate airflow and wind tunnel testing around any virtual structure.


Structural simulation

Advanced building simulation and structural analysis help you determine the effects of loads on simple and complex structures. Access global databases to see if your structure designs meet required codes and materials.

Robot Structural Analysis Professional

Calculate and analyze large, complex structural models.


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