ANSYS

ANSYS mechanical software suite

4.5 / 5 16 reviews


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About ANSYS mechanical software suite

Simulate every structural aspect of a product, including linear static analyses and modal analysis.


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ANSYS mechanical software suite Reviews Recently Reviewed!


The best and more innovative simulation suite. A lot of possibilities and tools

Jun 14, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: The Ansys mechanical Suite allow to analyze complex systems in a easy way, with a lot of possibilities and materials library. Is powerful, easy to use, and easy to integrate with other solutions in and ouside of the suite

Cons: Maybe the price, and web or mobile app for sharing data and export data results. Also if you need to use muti core solver you need to paid for it.

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This can be a frustrating software to use, but has lots of features.

Jun 06, 2018
4/5
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2 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: This software has so many capabilities. It can be used to simulate simple beam bending problems, as well as much more complex problems like bridges and cyclic loading problems. If you get good with the command bar, you can just edit code, and read from the file to run through problems quickly. The help menu is a life-saver.

Cons: Not everything is intuitive, and with no "undo" button, it can be frustrating. Getting used to the commands takes a little time. Navigating through the drop-down lists takes lots of time.

Overall: Can be used to solve so many different types of mechanical and structural problems.

Good modeling software with different applications in Enginnering and Science. It have restrictions

May 29, 2018
4/5
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3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
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4 / 5
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3 / 5
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Pros: It is a useful tool in Engineering for modeling by Finite elements and finite volume with applications in Solids and fluids.

Cons: Restrictions are present when the user choose a fine mesh with many points. The models included with the software are limited.

My go-to analysis software

Apr 16, 2018
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
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Pros: ANSYS mechanical is relatively intuitive. The results that the software displays are great in that they are very concrete and useful for research.

Cons: ANSYS may sometimes display error messages that are a bit unexplainable. Unfortunately, this makes the experience a bit more negative.

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I used the application for my degree work and got excellent results. I used Ansys mechanical 16.0

Apr 05, 2018
5/5
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3 / 5
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3 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: Easy program to use. Various engineering topics. Fluids, stresses and deformations, static systems and dynamic systems.

Cons: This is a difficult program to learn. It is a bit expensive program. Many options must be configured.

Overall: confidence in the results. Simulations easy to program. For basic simulations the response time is fast. This helped me in my degree

Great for FEA, Decent CAD Software

Apr 04, 2018
5/5
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2 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
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3 / 5
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Pros: If you can simplify models into easy shapes, the FEA software can simulate very effectively. Ansys can even extend into Heat Transfer FEA which has been specifically useful to me.

Cons: The CAD side of Ansys feels clunky and confusing. If you can learn where the tools are, then it's not too bad, but the learning curve (as with any CAD) can be pretty steep.

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Good experience. I made several projects over it. I recommend it.

Mar 23, 2018
4/5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: I really like it's different modeling tools, easy to use and understandable. Good capacity for handling large data.

Cons: It's user interface is little bit complex compare to its competitor software's like solidworks and catia

Overall: I make different projects in this and recommend it.

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It allowed me to simulate different conditions to understand the mechanical behaviour of materials.

Mar 20, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: It forms part of the workbench interface, which allows this module to be linked with another tools without problems.
It offers the possibility of evaluating stresses and deformations under static and dynamic loads that can present both linear and non-linear effects.

Cons: It has an outdated graphical interface that does not facilitate the use of the program.
The complexity of the problems studied in this program requires that the user dedicate some time to learn how to use the software well.

Overall: It allowed me to develop an important part of my university thesis, serving as a professional tool to study the mechanical behavior of the material studied and validate my previous simulations.

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Extremely usefully analysis software for every type of analysis

Feb 28, 2018
5/5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: Contains multiple analysis suite packages for all types of analysis; static, dynamic, structural, thermal, model, flow, etc..

Cons: Not easy to use at first. Need to understand the setup and process of the analysis to actually run a creditable study

Overall: Extremely accurate simulation results

This software really changed the way we design our equipment.

Feb 16, 2018
5/5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: ANSYS really changed the way we model our equipment, vibratory machinery. Until now we were relying primarily on our experience and expertise. With modal analysis, we were able to identify problems that weren't obvious before. This in return helped us to optimise our constructions and be more competitive on the market.

Cons: The software is great but it is also as good as the engineer who is interpreting the results. Some areas of the software still need to be improved like the mesh generator.

Overall: For our company its the construction optimisation and problem-solving where we have benefited most.

Frustrating at first, but very powerful after the initial learning curve.

Oct 07, 2017
4/5
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3 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: It is a very powerful and versatile tool. I have used it for both thermal and mechanical analysis. There is also some useful online support from the community.

Cons: The learning curve was very steep for me. It took a very long time to develop useful models applicable to my work.

We use ANSYS to model combustion systems exported from Solidworks

Sep 05, 2017
5/5
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3 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: The solver is robust and the user interface is easy to understand and manipulate once you are familiar with it. Our results have been highly successful when validated in the field.

Cons: For a new user, it can be difficult to learn. It is also quite expensive, but you do get what you pay for.

Most Reliable Simulation Resource!

Apr 18, 2017
5/5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: Wide range of options for Finite Element Analysis

Overall: ANSYS is an amazing software for my simulation needs. I have a huge library of options to apply to whatever project I work with. I have successfully utilized this software to simulate Computational Fluid Dynamics and Von Mises.

ANSYS offers reliable data, and I recommended it to anyone for product improvement or research and development.

ANSYS Workbench is just amazing

Apr 13, 2017
4/5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: Excellent GUI. Very user friendly. High accuracy and reliability. Has numerous modules for all types of analysis.

Cons: Reading mesh of imported geometry should be worked upon a little bit. Several instances have occurred wherein mesh was not read correctly leading to waste of time.

Overall: ANSYS has gone and made a designer's job easier. I mean,most designers will agree that undertaking analysis the conventional way is, lets be honest, way too tedious in this era. Now ANSYS has gone and made things much simpler for us. And with the user friendly GUI of the Workbench, ANSYS has taken ease and reliability of analysis several notches up.

That being said, it is also to be noted that with the above mentioned user-friendliness inclusions has enhanced the potency of the software. The accuracy and reliability of solutions dished out by the software is spot on.

Also for small to medium sized analysis (which is done most of the time), ANSYS does not take a toll on the PC. Analysis times are quite fast.

Overall a great software to have for analysis, simulations, design optimization, design verification, etc. This, coupled with decades of development of this software makes it one of the must haves for any design organization.

Recommendations to other buyers: A must have for any design organization.

Ansys license manager 17.2 with stable environment

Jan 12, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Comments: Ansys is unique leader in FEA Simulation space at the same time license manager 17.2 with tomcat service are more stable than any licensing services.

Need engineering simulations - try ANSYS first

Dec 07, 2016
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
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Comments: You probably need to be an engineer first and get the right training but otherwise, ANSYS's many features and professional presentation have made it the gold standard in mechanical simulations.