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Nastran

Product Description

Autodesk® Nastran® is an industry-recognized, general purpose Finite Element Analysis (FEA) solver known for its accuracy in analyzing linear and nonlinear stress, dynamics, and heat transfer characteristics of structures and mechanical components. The solver works with any Nastran compatible pre- and post-processor and offers real-time results and changes in solution parameters while solving – enabling users to identify and fix issues earlier in simulations. This high-end simulation technology is offered as a valueenhanced package so you can obtain accurate results for complex simulations. Autodesk Nastran is the integrated solving platform for Autodesk mechanical simulation offerings.

System Requirements

ProSoft Recommended Hardware
Nastran 2017 System Requirements:

Workstation System Requirements

Minimum Workstation Budget Workstation High-End Workstation
Computer, CPU Intel® Pentium or AMD based Intel Core i5/i7 – Dual or Quad Core at high clock speed Dual Intel Xeon® Quad-core CPUs at high clock speed (3.5+ GHz) or single Xeon 8-core CPU at high clock speed (2.8+ GHz)
Memory, RAM 2 GB 8 GB 32+ GB
Graphics Card 256 MB workstation video card 1 GB dedicated video card 2+ GB NVIDIA® Quadro K4000 or similar
Hard Disk 40 GB free space 1 TB SATA 7200RPM and 256GB SSD for temp files 2 TB 7200 SATA for file storage and 512GB SSD for temp files Note: High write speed is critical (at least 400MB/sec is good)
Network Card Required for network installation with FlexLM licensing Required for network installation with FlexLM licensing Required for network installation with FlexLM licensing
Operating System Windows 7 SP1 64-bit, Linux Red Hat 6 or greater¹, or CentOS 6 or greater Windows 7 SP1 Professional 64-bit, Windows 8 Professional 64-bit, Windows 10, Linux Red Hat 6 or greater¹, or CentOS 6 or greater Windows 7 SP1 Professional 64-bit, Windows 8 Professional 64-bit,  Windows 8.1 Professional   64-bit, Windows 10 64-bit, Linux Red Hat 6 or greater¹, or CentOS 6 or greater
 

Laptop System Requirements

Minimum Laptop Budget Laptop High-End Laptop
Computer, CPU Intel Pentium or AMD-based Intel Core i5 – Dual or Quad Core at high clock speed Intel Core i7 – Dual or Quad Core at high clock speed
Memory, RAM 2 GB 4 GB 16+ GB
Graphics Card 256 MB workstation video card 1 GB dedicated video card 2+ GB NVIDIA or equivalent ATI
Hard Disk 40 GB free space 1 TB SATA 7200RPM 512 GB or 1 TB SATA Note: High write speed is critical (at least 400MB/sec is good)
Network Card Required for network installation with FlexLM licensing Required for network installation with FlexLM licensing Required for network installation with FlexLM licensing
Operating System Windows 7 SP1 64-bit, Linux Red Hat 6 or greater¹, or CentOS 6 or greater Windows 7 SP1 Professional 64-bit,  Windows 8 Professional 64-bit, Windows 10, Linux Red Hat 6 or greater¹, or CentOS 6 or greater Windows 7 SP1 Professional 64-bit, Windows 8 Professional 64-bit,  Windows 8.1 Professional   64-bit, Windows 10 64-bit, Linux Red Hat 6 or greater¹, or CentOS 6 or greater
¹ Requires network license.