Ansys Mechanical


Ansys Mechanical is the flagship product for advanced structural and thermal FE simulation. Trusted by thousands of engineers around the world, it delivers functionality to move companies beyond CAD-embedded FE solutions through to addressing their toughest simulation applications.

Finite Element Analysis (FEA) Software for Structural Engineering

Ansys Mechanical is a dynamic, integrated platform that uses finite element analysis (FEA) for structural analysis. Mechanical is a dynamic environment that has a complete range of analysis tools from preparing geometry for analysis to connecting additional physics for even greater fidelity. The intuitive and customizable user interface enables engineers of all levels to get answers fast and with confidence. Ansys Workbench enables robust connection to commercial CAD tools providing click button design point updates. Seamlessly integrated multiphysics capabilities are available with our fluids and electrical solvers.

Key Features

With the finite element analysis (FEA) solvers available in the suite, you can customise and automate solutions for your structural mechanics problems and parameterize them to analyse multiple design scenarios. Ansys Mechanical is a dynamic solution that has a complete range of analysis tools, including:

  • Strength analysis
  • Linear dynamics
  • Non-linearities
  • Explicit analysis
  • Thermal analysis
  • Structural optimization
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Acoustics
  • Composites
  • Advanced material models
  • Fluid-Structure interaction
  • Hydrodynamics
  • High Performance Computing
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Robust Solver


Ansys Mechanical has a robust solver that can handle complex simulations involving non-linear material behavior, large deformations and contact problems.

User-friendly Interface


Ansys Mechanical has an interface that's easy to learn and use.

Multiphysics Capabilities


Ansys Mechanical offers multiphysics capabilities that allow you to simulate multiple physical phenomena, such as fluid flow, heat transfer and structural analysis - in a single model.

Simulation-Driven Design

Ansys Mechanical supports simulation-driven design, which allows you to optimize your designs based on simulation results.


Ansys Mechanical provides accurate simulation results that can help you make informed engineering decisions.

Wide Range of Applications


Ansys Mechanical can be used for a wide range of engineering applications, such as structural analysis, thermal analysis, vibration analysis and acoustics.

Case Study


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Who We Have Helped

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This new agreement with Ansys allows us to further our vision for Analysis Led Design processes and to continue to provide our customers with dependable products. And it also gives Cummins flexibility for the future, helping us to grow in areas we couldn't consider in the past. Wayne Eckerle, Vice President of Corporate Research and Technology at Cummins.

— Wayne Eckerle / Vice President of Corporate Research and Technology at Cummins

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Neles CFD experts have been largely freed from routine valve design, and can instead focus on more challenging issues.

— Tommi Bergström / Neles

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For just one new pump design Grundfos was able to cut 30 percent in overall development time and achieve significant savings in physical prototyping costs.

— Jacob Vernersen / Senior Manager