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How can I get a simulation software for a mechanical machine design?

Question asked by Uzoma Iheanacho in #Electronics #Mechanical #Robotics on Jan 4, 2020
Uzoma Iheanacho
Uzoma Iheanacho · Jan 4, 2020

 A simulation software that to test the workability of design before producing the prototype.

Posted in: #Electronics #Mechanical #Robotics
Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare · Jan 4, 2020
Rank A1 - PRO

Lot of design / CAD software is available in the free domain - 

1. FreeCAD

2. Fusion 360

3. OnShape

4. nanoCAD

5. OpenSCAD

6. TinkerCAD

7. 3D Slask

I think this should be a good starting point. 

Ramani Aswath
Ramani Aswath · Jan 4, 2020
Rank A1 - PRO

I would add this to the excellent list given by @ Kaustubh:


Uzoma Iheanacho
Uzoma Iheanacho · Jan 4, 2020


Muhammad Bilal
Muhammad Bilal · Jan 17, 2020
Rank D3 - MASTER

ANSYS is a world leader in engineering simulation for both steady and transient state of fluids. Not only that, it has a wide range of add-ins for static and dynamic structural simulation and thermal simulation as well. ANSYS is providing one-year free license that you can get from here:

Free Student Software | ANSYS Student

Also, you can get 3-year free license of Autodesk Fusion 360 here which also provides a vast variety of simulation products:

Fusion 360 | Free Software for Students and Educators | Autodesk 

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