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  1. FreeCAD is a general purpose parametric 3D CAD modeler. The development is completely Open Source (LGPL License).

  2. Elmer is an open source multiphysical simulation software mainly developed by CSC - IT Center for Science (CSC). Elmer development was started 1995 in collaboration with Finnish Universities, research institutes and industry.



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    FTOOL is a program that is aimed at teaching the structural behavior of plane frames, occupying an area little explored by educational programs, which are more concerned with the teaching of numerical analysis techniques, or educational versions of commercial programs, more...

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    Gmsh is a 3D finite element grid generator with a build-in CAD engine and post-processor. Its design goal is to provide a fast, light and user-friendly meshing tool with parametric input and advanced visualization capabilities.

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    The FEniCS Project is a collection of free software with an extensive list of features for automated, efficient solution of differential equations.

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  3. FEATool Multiphysics is a fully integrated Finite Element FEM CAE simulation toolbox for Matlab. With FEATool you can easily model and simulate heat transfer, fluid flow CFD, structural mechanics, chemical reactions, general PDEs, and more.

  4. Code_Aster is a free software for numerical simulation in structural mechanics. It is a general software for simulation in mechanics and calculation of structures.

  5. GiD is a universal, adaptive and user-friendly pre and postprocessor for numerical simulations in science and engineering.

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    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 written by Guido Dhondt and a pre- and post-processor written by Klaus Wittig.

  6. Software tool for accelerating antenna design and modeling. Validated antennas can be exported to CST Studio from a large antenna database. This tool can be invaluable, informing engineers who requires antenna models for placement and EMI studies.

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    HyperMesh is a market-leading, multi-disciplinary finite element pre-processor which manages the generation of the largest, most complex models, starting with the import of a CAD geometry to exporting ready-to-run solver file.

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    CFD - Laminar or turbulent fluid dynamics models can be selected depending on the fluid flow Reynolds number. Both steady-state and transient solvers are available. Rotating, single and multiphase flows can be analyzed.

  7. Powerful application for performing fluid flow and heat transfer simulations in MATLAB ® making CFD analysis more accessible than ever. Our Toolbox is compatible with other MATLAB® toolboxes and external software.

  8. ANSA is an advanced multidisciplinary CAE pre-processing tool that provides all the necessary functionality for full-model build up, from CAD data to ready-to-run solver input file, in a single integrated environment.

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  9. midasNFX provides a high-performance finite element pre-processor that provides a highly interactive and visual environment to analyze product design performance. midasNFX presents the users with an advanced suite of easy-to-use tools to build and edit CAE models.

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