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Make design decisions faster with the world’s best analysis tools

Built on industry-leading Abaqus technology, SIMULIA gives novices and experts alike the power to perform complex linear and non-linear analyses to validate product designs and make better-informed product decisions faster.

Being part of the cloud-based 3DEXPERIENCE WORKS portfolio means any engineer can easily access advanced simulation without the need for expensive hardware. An added benefit is faster product delivery, thanks to real-time collaboration and data sharing capabilities.

Why Choose SIMULIA?

SIMULIA offers on-premise and on-cloud computing options with tools powered by Abaqus FEA and CFD solvers. SIMULIA applications accelerate the process of evaluating the performance, reliability, and safety of materials and products before committing to physical prototypes.

Access hundreds of CPU cores on-demand and perform the largest simulations.

Solve multiple iterations and load cases concurrently on the cloud without waiting for results. Reduce computation time from days to hours.

Run massive simulations easily and affordably by offloading your simulations to the cloud.

Connect and Collaborate with SIMULIAworks

Always Connected

  • Maintain continuity with SOLIDWORKS data and workflows
  • Reduce investments in hardware and IT infrastructure
  • Choose the simulation solution that scales to your project needs

Powerful Testing

  • Conduct analyses with proven and scalable Abaqus technology
  • Leverage implicit and explicit solvers for linear and non-linear analysis, static and dynamic events
  • Create high quality meshes and solve complex simulations such as drop test and impact
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Collaborating through SIMULIAworks

Uniquely Collaborative

  • Share status and results with your team to make design decisions faster
  • Access and visualize 3D simulation results from anywhere with a web browser
  • Save, manage and iterate on your projects from any browser

Scalable to Your Needs

  • Being part of the 3DEXPERIENCE WORKS portfolio, SIMULIA provides more flexibility than other offerings
  • You choose the simulation capabilities that best fit your needs when you need them
  • Roles are tailored to your specific product applications
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SIMULIA Solutions


Structural Simulation

SOLIDWORKS users can take advantage of Structural Simulation solutions, which offer a wide range of capabilities for analyzing structures. These solutions are designed to assist in making informed design choices, enhancing product performance, and ensuring high quality. With cloud-enabled tools, users gain access to the reliable and scalable Abaqus technology from SIMULIA, providing powerful simulation capabilities.

  • CAD-embedded structural analysis solutions using Finite Element Analysis (FEA) to predict real-life performance 
  • Easy to use, comprehensive capabilities solve everything from a simple linear analysis of single components to complete simulations of full assemblies with contact and non-linearities 
  • Understand product performance early in the design process to innovate more and avoid rework



Assess the structural performance of products in nonlinear static and dynamic environments for informed engineering decisions

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Structural Mechanics Engineer

Enables comprehensive structural simulations covering statics, implicit and explicit dynamics, acoustics across a broad range of industrial applications.

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Structural Designer

Accelerate product design with efficient evaluation of stress, strain, natural frequency and temperature in a guided environment.

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Fluid dynamics


Perform fluid flow and heat transfer simulation to improve quality and avoid manufacturing issues. 

  • Explore fluid flow and thermal performance of products to accelerate product innovation 
  • A wide range of capabilities provides tools to easily predict steady-state and long transient flow and thermal behavior of products 
  • Fully integrated multidisciplinary environment to quickly and easily conduct CFD analyses 
  • Collaborate with project stakeholders around fluid flow simulation results for informed decisions 


Fluid Dynamics Engineer

Perform fluid flow and heat transfer simulations, leading to better quality designs while avoiding manufacturing issues

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Easily analyze and optimize electromagnetic components and systems design and placement for maximum performance and reliability. Study the impact of both low and high frequency electromagnetic waves on product and system behaviors. 

  • Perform electromagnetics analysis, including optimization of antennas and microwave components (e.g. filters, connectors, etc.) as well as electro-mechanical devices (e.g. motors and generators) to reduce time-to-market. 
  • Minimize the electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) risks and the exposure of the human body to electromagnetic fields to ensure the device passes the required legal certification tests. 
  • Provide the most powerful methods such as the unique finite integration technique (FIT), the classical finite element method (FEM) and the transmission line matrix method (TLM), even for hybrid simulations 
  • Deliver unprecedented simulation reliability through cross-verification to avoid device malfunctions, warranty claims, and recalls.


Electromagnetics Engineer

Smart design with Simulation: Optimize electromagnetic systems with high-performance simulation from CST Studio Suite

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Predict and avoid manufacturing defects in plastic part and injection molding designs, eliminating costly rework, improving part quality, and decreasing time to market. 

  • Virtually assess the manufacturability and quality of injection molded part designs and tooling 
  • Leverage easy-to-use simulation to reduce development time and costs 
  • Evaluate effectiveness of mold colling system designs for the right technical insights at the right time 
  • Maintain associativity with SOLIDWORKS CAD data and workflows 


Plastic Injection Engineer

Validate and optimize plastic part and mold tooling designs by simulating the filling, packing, warpage, and mold cooling early in the product development process.

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