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What is included?

Ansys Mechanical, Ansys Fluent, Ansys CFX, Ansys Workbench, Ansys Maxwell, Ansys HFSS, Ansys Simplorer, Ansys Designer, Spaceclaim, LS-Dyna, Discovery.

Lease Software

Ansys can be ordered through the College of Engineering software purchasing site.  Leases renew each June.

Note: UW budget number only.

Software Overview

Ansys workbench is the unifying graphical user interface to the multitude of Ansys simulation products, which are predominantly based on implementations of the finite element method and computational fluid dynamics.

7 benefits of the Ansys Academic Program

Free Student Downloads

Student products from Ansys corporation. Ansys Student products are introductory software packages for engineering students. Twelve month, renewable license.

License Definitions and Details

Licenses are leased as concurrent use licenses within the campus wide pool.

The Concurrent Use License (CUL) may be installed on multiple machines but a license server will regulate the usage to the number of licenses leased. A CUL requires an internet connection to the license server in order to operate. One CUL license allows you to run one job across up to 4 cores. To run across more cores, requires HPC licenses.

The Ansys Teaching licenses offered here are for instructional purposes for use by students working on a class assignment or capstone project.

Using Ansys available through this program for commercial purposes is expressly excluded.

Note: Licenses available through this program renew annually each June. Each annual license will terminate and the software included in this program will stop operating after expiration of the subscription term unless renewed by the user.

Licensing Questions

Questions regarding Ansys licenses including leasing, renewal and 60 day trial licenses should be addressed to: