Patran

Patran
Patran is the world's most widely used pre/post-processing software for Finite Element Analysis (FEA), providing solid modeling, meshing, analysis setup and post-processing for multiple solvers including MSC Nastran, Marc, Abaqus, LS-DYNA, ANSYS, and Pam-Crash. Patran provides a rich set of tools that streamline the creation of analysis ready models for linear, nonlinear, explicit dynamics, thermal, and other finite element solutions.
Capabilities
Direct Access of CAD Geometry
- Catia
- UG
- Pro/ENGINEER
- Solid Works, ACIS, IGES, STEP AP203/209
Advanced Geometry Creation, Editing and Feature
Recognition
Support for Multiple FEA Solvers
- MSC Nastran, Marc, Dytran, MSC Sinda, Abaqus, Ansys, LS-DYNA
and Pamcrash
Post-processing and Reporting Tools for Easy Results
Evaluation
Patran Command Language - PCL