ANSYS, Inc. is an American Computer-aided engineering software developer headquartered south of Pittsburgh in Cecil Township, Pennsylvania, United States. Ansys publishes engineering analysis software across a range of disciplines including finite element analysis, structural analysis, computational fluid dynamics, explicit and implicit methods, and heat transfer.

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Latest version of ANSYS is 18.0 and it was released on {{Start date and age|2017|01}}.

#### Advanced Simulation Library

Advanced Simulation Library (ASL) is free and open-source hardware-accelerated multiphysics simulation platform. It enables users to write customized numerical solvers in C++ and deploy them on a...

Latest version of Advanced Simulation Library is 0.1.7 and it was released on 2016-11-09.

Tags:*Computational Chemistry Software,**Computeraided Engineering Software For Linux,**Software Using The Gnu Agpl License,**Computational Fluid Dynamics,**Free Science Software,**Open Source Computer Aided Engineering Applications,**Articles Containing Video Clips,**Gpgpu,**Numerical Libraries,**C Libraries*#### Avizo

Avizo (pronounce: ‘a-VEE-zo’) is a general-purpose commercial software application for scientific and industrial data visualization and analysis. Avizo is developed by FEI Visualization Sciences...

Latest version of Avizo is 9.2 and it was released on {{Start date and age|2016|07}}.

Tags:*3d Graphics Software,**3d Imaging,**Computational Fluid Dynamics,**Computer Vision Software,**Data Visualization Software,**Earth Sciences Graphics Software,**Graphics Software,**Image Processing Software,**Image Segmentation,**Mesh Generators,**Molecular Dynamics Software,**Molecular Modelling Software,**Nondestructive Testing,**Physics Software,**Science Software,**Simulation Software,**Software That Uses Qt,**Virtual Reality*#### CodeSaturne by Électricité de France

Code_Saturne is a general-purpose computational fluid dynamics free computer software package. Developed since 1997 at Électricité de France R&D, Code_Saturne is distributed under the GNU GPL...

Latest version of Code_Saturne is 5.0.0 and it was released on 2017-06-02.

Tags:*Computational Fluid Dynamics,**Free Science Software,**Engineering Software That Uses Qt,**Computeraided Design Software For Linux,**Computeraided Engineering Software For Linux*#### CONSELF by CONSELF SRL

CONSELF is a computer-aided engineering (CAE) platform used by engineers for design purposes. The platform, which highly relies on cloud computing, is developed by CONSELF SRL since its first...

Tags:*Cloud Platforms,**Computational Fluid Dynamics,**Finite Element Method,**Solid Mechanics,**Computeraided Engineering Software For Linux,**Computeraided Engineering Software,**Finite Element Software,**Fluid Dynamics,**Simulation Software*#### FeatFlow CFD Solver by TU Dortmund, Inst. of Applied Mathematics and Numerics, LS3

FeatFlow is a free and open-source high-performance computational fluid dynamics CFD code solving the incompressible Navier-Stokes equations in two and three dimensions. Unique for CFD codes,...

Tags:*Fortran,**Fortran Software,**Computational Fluid Dynamics,**Computeraided Engineering Software,**Computeraided Engineering Software For Linux,**Continuum Mechanics,**Finite Element Software,**Finite Element Software For Linux,**Fluid Dynamics,**Free Science Software,**Free Software Programmed In Fortran,**Free Software,**Linuxonly Software,**Open Source Computer Aided Engineering Applications,**Scientific Simulation Software*#### FEATool Multiphysics by Precise Simulation

FEATool Multiphysics (short for Finite Element Analysis Multiphysics Toolbox) is a physics and finite-element simulation toolbox with an easy-to-use GUI for Matlab and Octave. FEATool features the...

Tags:*Computational Fluid Dynamics,**Computeraided Engineering Software,**Continuum Mechanics,**Finite Element Software,**Finite Element Software For Linux,**Scientific Simulation Software*#### Generalized Environmental Modeling System for Surfacewaters by ERM

Generalized Environmental Modeling System for Surfacewaters or GEMSS is a public domain software application published by ERM. It has been used for hydrological studies throughout the...

Tags:*Computational Fluid Dynamics,**Environmental Science Software,**Integrated Hydrologic Modelling,**Publicdomain Software*#### Gerris

Gerris is computer software in the field of computational fluid dynamics (CFD). Gerris was released as free and open-source software, subject to the requirements of the GNU General Public License...

Tags:*Free Software,**Computational Fluid Dynamics,**Computeraided Engineering Software For Linux*#### Kameleon FireEx KFX

Kameleon FireEx KFX, often only referred to as KFX, is a commercial Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) program with main focus on gas dispersion and fire simulation. KFX uses the k-epsilon model...

Tags:*Computational Fluid Dynamics,**Simulation Software*#### KIVA by Los Alamos National Laboratory

KIVA is a family of Fortran-based Computational Fluid Dynamics software developed by Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). The software predicts complex fuel and air flows as well as ignition,...

Latest version of KIVA is KIVA-4mpi and it was released on {{Start date and age|2009}}.

Tags:*Fortran Software,**Physics Software,**Industrial Software,**Computational Fluid Dynamics,**Finite Element Software For Linux*#### MOOSE by Idaho National Laboratory and contributors

MOOSE (Multiphysics Object Oriented Simulation Environment) is an object-oriented C++ finite element framework for the development of tightly coupled multiphysics solvers from Idaho National...

Tags:*C Software,**Computational Fluid Dynamics,**Computeraided Engineering Software For Linux,**Finite Element Software,**Free Software Programmed In C,**Idaho National Laboratory,**Industrial Software,**Nuclear Reactors,**Physics Software,**Scientific Simulation Software*#### Nektar

Nektar++ is a spectral/hp element framework designed to support the construction of efficient high-performance scalable solvers for a wide range of partial differential equations (PDE). The code is...

Latest version of Nektar++ is 4.4.0 and it was released on March 2017.

Tags:*Computational Fluid Dynamics,**Free Science Software,**Free Computeraided Design Software,**Scientific Simulation Software*#### Nogrid pointsBlow by Nogrid GmbH

Nogrid pointsBlow is a simulation software especially developed and designed for container glass industry. It is a Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software product and computes the glass...

Latest version of Nogrid pointsBlow is 2.1.7 and it was released on 2016-11-01.

Tags:*Physics Software,**Computational Fluid Dynamics,**Computeraided Engineering,**Scientific Simulation Software*#### OpenFOAM by CFD Direct

OpenFOAM (for "Open source Field Operation And Manipulation") is a C++ toolbox for the development of customized numerical solvers, and pre-/post-processing utilities for the solution of continuum...

Latest version of OpenFOAM is 5.0 and it was released on 2017-07-26.

Tags:*2004 Software,**C,**C Software,**Computational Fluid Dynamics,**Computeraided Engineering Software For Linux,**Continuum Mechanics,**Fluid Dynamics,**Free Science Software,**Free Software,**Free Software Programmed In C,**Linuxonly Software,**Open Source Computer Aided Engineering Applications,**Scientific Simulation Software*#### OpenLB

OpenLB is an object-oriented implementation of the Lattice Boltzmann methods (LBM). It is the first implementation of a generic platform for LBM programming, which is shared with the open source...

Latest version of OpenLB is 1.1 and it was released on 2017-04-12.

Tags:*C Software,**Computational Fluid Dynamics,**Computeraided Engineering Software For Linux,**Continuum Mechanics,**Free Science Software,**Free Software Programmed In C,**Open Source Computer Aided Engineering Applications,**Scientific Simulation Software*#### PumpLinx by Simerics

PumpLinx is a 3-D computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software developed for the analysis of fluid pumps, motors, compressors, valves, propellers, hydraulic systems and other fluid devices with...

Latest version of PumpLinx is V.3.0 and it was released on 2011.

Tags:*Software Companies Based In Alabama,**Fluid Dynamics,**Computational Fluid Dynamics,**Computeraided Engineering Software,**Companies Based In Huntsville Alabama,**Companies Established In 2005*#### RELAP53D by Idaho National Laboratory

RELAP5-3D is a simulation tool that allows users to model the coupled behavior of the reactor coolant system and the core for various operational transients and postulated accidents that might occur...

Tags:*Fortran Software,**Physics Software,**Industrial Software,**Computational Fluid Dynamics,**Nuclear Reactors,**Idaho National Laboratory*#### SimScale by SimScale GmbH

SimScale is a computer-aided engineering (CAE) software product based on cloud computing. SimScale was developed by SimScale GmbH and allows Computational Fluid Dynamics, Finite Element Analysis and...

Tags:*Cloud Platforms,**Computational Fluid Dynamics,**Finite Element Method,**Solid Mechanics,**Computeraided Engineering Software For Linux,**Computeraided Engineering Software,**Finite Element Software,**Fluid Dynamics,**Simulation Software*#### SU2 code

SU2 is a suite of open-source software tools written in C++ for the numerical solution of partial differential equations (PDE) and performing PDE constrained optimization. The primary applications...

Latest version of SU2 code is 5.0.0 and it was released on {{Start date and age|2017|01}}.

Tags:*Computational Fluid Dynamics,**Free Science Software,**Free Computeraided Design Software,**Scientific Simulation Software,**2012 Software*#### Tecplot 360

Tecplot is the name of a family of visualization & analysis software tools developed by Tecplot, Inc., which is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington. The firm was formerly operated as Amtec...

Latest version of Tecplot 360 is 2016 and it was released on {{Start date and age|2016|df=yes}}.

Tags:*Graphics Software,**Computational Fluid Dynamics,**Plotting Software*#### Agros2D by University of West Bohemia

Agros2D is an open-source code for numerical solutions of 2D coupled problems in technical disciplines. Its principal part is a user interface serving for complete preprocessing and postprocessing...

Latest version of Agros2D is 3.2 and it was released on 2014-03-03.

Tags:*Numerical Software,**Scientific Simulation Software,**Finite Element Software For Linux,**Computeraided Engineering Software For Linux,**Engineeringsoftwarethatusesqt,**University Of West Bohemia*#### Autodesk Simulation

Autodesk Simulation is a general-purpose multiphysics finite element analysis software package initially developed by ALGOR Incorporated and acquired by Autodesk in January 2009. It is intended for...

Tags:*Finite Element Software,**Windows Software Stubs,**Science Software For Linux,**Finite Element Software For Linux*#### CalculiX

Calculix is a free and open-source finite-element analysis application that uses an input format similar to Abaqus. It has an implicit and explicit solver (CCX) written by Guido Dhondt and a pre-...

Latest version of CalculiX is 2.12 and it was released on 2017-04-02.

Tags:*Computeraided Engineering Software,**Free Computeraided Design Software,**Free Simulation Software,**Finite Element Software For Linux*#### COMSOL Multiphysics by COMSOL Inc.

COMSOL Multiphysics is a cross-platform finite element analysis, solver and multiphysics simulation software. It allows conventional physics-based user interfaces and coupled systems of partial...

Latest version of COMSOL Multiphysics is 5.3 and it was released on 2017-04-25.

Tags:*Finite Element Software,**Finite Element Software For Linux,**Computeraided Engineering Software*#### dealII by Wolfgang Bangerth, Timo Heister, Guido Kanschat, Matthias Maier et al.

deal.II is a free, open source library to solve partial differential equations using the finite element method. The current release is version 8.5.0 released in April 2017. In 2007 the authors won...

Latest version of deal.II is 8.5.0 and it was released on 2017-04-06.

Tags:*Free Computer Libraries,**Differential Calculus,**Finite Element Software For Linux,**C Numerical Libraries*#### DIANA by DIANA FEA BV

DIANA (acronym DIsplacement ANAlyser) is a Finite Element Analysis (FEA) solver developed and distributed by DIANA FEA BV (previously TNO DIANA BV) and several other resellers worldwide. The...

Tags:*Finite Element Software,**Finite Element Software For Linux*#### Diffpack

Diffpack is a programming environment for developing simulation software for scientific and engineering applications. Diffpack has its main focus on the numerical modeling and solution of partial...

Tags:*Scientific Simulation Software,**Finite Element Software,**Finite Element Software For Linux*#### DUNE

DUNE (Distributed and Unified Numerics Environment) is a modular C++ library for the solution of partial differential equations using grid-based methods. The DUNE library is divided into modules....

Latest version of DUNE is 2.4.1 and it was released on 2016-02-29.

Tags:*Numerical Software,**Numerical Linear Algebra,**Scientific Simulation Software,**C,**Finite Element Software For Linux,**Free Software Programmed In C*#### Elmer FEM solver

Elmer is computational tool for multi-physics problems. It has been developed by CSC in collaboration with Finnish universities, research laboratories and industry. Elmer FEM solver is free and...

Latest version of Elmer FEM solver is 8.0 and it was released on 2015-05-05.

Tags:*Numerical Software,**Free Computeraided Design Software,**Finite Element Software For Linux,**Free Software Programmed In Fortran,**Free Science Software,**Computational Physics,**Engineering Software That Uses Qt,**Computeraided Engineering Software For Linux,**Software That Uses Tk*#### FEBio by Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute

FEBio (finite elements for biomechanics) is a software package for finite element analysis and was specifically designed for biomechanics applications. It was developed at the Scientific Computing...

Latest version of FEBio is 2.4 and it was released on October 9, 2015.

Tags:*Finite Element Software,**Finite Element Software For Linux*#### FEniCS Project

The FEniCS Project is a collection of free and open-source software components with the common goal to enable automated solution of differential equations. The components provide scientific...

Tags:*Scientific Simulation Software,**Finite Element Software,**Finite Element Software For Linux,**Free Software Programmed In Python,**Free Software Programmed In C*#### FreeFem by Université Pierre et Marie Curie and Laboratoire Jacques-Louis Lions

FreeFem++ is a programming language and a software focused on solving partial differential equations using the finite element method. FreeFem++ is written in C++ and developed and maintained by...

Latest version of FreeFem++ is 3.50-1 and it was released on 2017-01-10.

Tags:*Computational Physics,**Free Science Software,**Computeraided Engineering Software For Linux,**Engineering Software That Uses Qt,**Numerical Analysis Software For Linux,**Finite Element Software For Linux*#### GetFEM

GetFEM++ is a generic finite element C++ library with interfaces for Python, Matlab and Scilab. It aims at providing finite element methods and elementary matrix computations for solving linear and...

Latest version of GetFEM++ is 5.0 and it was released on {{Start date and age|2015|07|df=yes/no}}.

Tags:*Free Simulation Software,**Scientific Simulation Software,**Finite Element Software,**Numerical Analysis,**Finite Element Software For Linux*#### Hermes2D

Hermes2D (Higher-order modular finite element system) is a C++/Python library of algorithms for rapid development of adaptive hp-FEM solvers. hp-FEM is a modern version of the finite element method...

Latest version of Hermes2D is 3.1 and it was released on {{Start date and age|2015}}.

Tags:*Scientific Simulation Software,**Finite Element Software,**Numerical Analysis,**Finite Element Method,**Finite Element Software For Linux,**Free Software Programmed In C,**Free Software Programmed In Python,**University Of West Bohemia*#### JCMsuite by JCMwave GmbH

JCMsuite is a finite element analysis software package for the simulation and analysis of electromagnetic waves, elasticity and heat conduction. It also allows a mutual coupling between its optical,...

Latest version of JCMsuite is 3.6.1 and it was released on 2017-01-27.

Tags:*Finite Element Software,**Finite Element Software For Linux,**Computeraided Engineering Software,**Optical Software,**Electromagnetic Simulation Software*#### JMAG by JSOL Corporation

JMAG is simulation software for the development and design of electrical devices. JMAG was originally released in 1983 as a tool to support design for devices such as motors, actuators, circuit...

Latest version of JMAG is Version 10.0 and it was released on 2009.

Tags:*Simulation Software,**Finite Element Software For Linux,**Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group*#### LSDYNA by LSTC

LS-DYNA is an advanced general-purpose multiphysics simulation software package developed by the Livermore Software Technology Corporation (LSTC). While the package continues to contain more and...

Latest version of LS-DYNA is R8.0 and it was released on March 2015.

Tags:*Finite Element Software,**Finite Element Software For Linux,**Publicdomain Software With Source Code*#### MoFEM by University of Glasgow

MoFEM (Mesh Orientated Finite Element Method) is an open source finite element analysis code developed and maintained at the University of Glasgow. MoFEM is tailored for the solution of...

Tags:*Finite Element Software,**Scientific Simulation Software,**Free Computeraided Design Software,**Free Software Programmed In C,**Computational Physics,**Free Science Software,**Finite Element Software For Linux,**University Of Glasgow*#### Nastran by The MacNeal-Schwendler Corporation (MSC)

NASTRAN is a finite element analysis (FEA) program that was originally developed for NASA in the late 1960s under United States government funding for the aerospace industry. The MacNeal-Schwendler...

Tags:*Computeraided Design Software,**Finite Element Software,**Finite Element Software For Linux*#### NEi Software Products by NEi Software

NEi Nastran is an engineering analysis and simulation software product of NEi Software (formerly known as Noran Engineering, Inc.) Based on NASA's Structural Analysis program NASTRAN, the software...

Latest version of NEi Software Products is V10.2 and it was released on 2013.

Tags:*Finite Element Software,**Simulation Software,**Finite Element Software For Linux*#### OOFEM

OOFEM is an open source multi-physics finite element code with object oriented architecture. The aim of this project is to provide efficient and robust tool for FEM computations as well as to offer...

Latest version of OOFEM is 2.4 and it was released on 2016-02-15.

Tags:*Finite Element Software,**Scientific Simulation Software,**Free Computeraided Design Software,**Free Software Programmed In C,**Finite Element Software For Linux*#### Range Software by Tomáš Šoltys

Range Software is finite element analysis software...

Latest version of Range Software is 2.3 and it was released on 2011.

Tags:*Computeraided Engineering Software,**Engineering Software Companies,**Finite Element Software,**Numerical Software,**Science Software,**Scientific Simulation Software,**Simulation Software,**Specific Models,**Finite Element Software For Linux*#### SIMULIA Abaqus FEA by ABAQUS Inc.,

Abaqus FEA (formerly ABAQUS) is a software suite for finite element analysis and computer-aided engineering, originally released in 1978. The name and logo of this software are based on the abacus...

Latest version of SIMULIA Abaqus FEA is 2016 Update 05.1 and it was released on {{Start date and age|2016|09}}.

Tags:*Finite Element Software,**Finite Element Software For Linux,**1978 Software*#### Z88 by Frank Rieg and team

Z88 is a free finite element software package available for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Unix/Linux computers. Versions are available for 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems. There are two...

Latest version of Z88 (Software) is Z88 V14, Z88Aurora V3 and it was released on March, 2015.

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