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Free Mechanical Engineering Software?

  1. Oct 18, 2009 #1
    Do you know of any free engineering software where I can design and test my own models?
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 19, 2009 #2
    Try CAELinux 2009. It's the ubuntu operating system, with all engineering software pre-installed (Salome, Aster, OpenFOAM, Code-Saturn, SciLab etc.) Otherwise, try Salome, I think you can install it on windows. With some add ons it can be used for solving FEM problems. Also SciLab, which is similar to Matlab.
  4. Oct 19, 2009 #3
    Oh, btw CAELinux 2009 requires a 64bit PC, but you can run it directly off the DVD without having to install anything (but it is faster if it's installed).
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