Inventor Nastran

Autodesk® Inventor® Nastran, a 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.

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