Thousands of universities around the world use Ansys Academic engineering simulation software to help undergraduate students learn physics principles; researchers solve complex engineering problems; and postgraduate students produce data for their master’s theses or doctoral dissertations.

The Academic Program also offers unique materials education resources, which support teaching of engineering, science and design curricula. Additionally, students take advantage of our free student software downloads for homework outside of the classroom, capstone projects, student competitions and more.

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