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Office of Information Technology (OIT)

UT Arlington
OIT: Office of Information Technology ·  Work Order · 817-272-2208 · System Status

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Last Review: 11-24-2009

Available To:

  • Departments and Offices at UT Arlington
  • Faculty (currently appointed) and Staff

Vendor: ANSYS

Product: ANSYS

Version: 12.0

Standard Software Supported By: Labs

OIT Support Levels: Partial

Function: ANSYS is one of the many computer-aided engineering (CAE) tools available within the ANSYS Workbench platform. It takes advantage of data and information common to many simulations. Users can link to existing native computer-aided design (CAD) packages as well as crate and/or modify CAD models in an intuitive solid modeling environment. For more information, visit ANSYS page

System Requirements: OIT Required

  • Base OS: Windows
  • OS Version: XP SP3
  • Processor: Pentium 4 - 2.4 Ghz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Hard Disk Total Size: 100 GB
  • Additional Hard Disk Space Needed: 1 GB

System Requirements: Mfg. Minimum

  • Base OS: Windows
  • OS Version: XP SP2
  • Processor: Pentium III - 1 Ghz
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Hard Disk Total Size: 100 GB
  • Additional Hard Disk Space Needed: 400 - 550 MB

Known Issues:

ANSYS 12.0 uses commercial licenses by default.  To change to academic licenses, exit all ANSYS 12.0 applications, then:

Start -> All Programs -> ANSYS 12.0 -> ANSYS Client Licensing -> User License Preferences

Under "Global Settings" select "Use Academic Licenses", then click "OK" and click "OK" again to close User License Preference

Start Workbench

How to Get: Coming Soon - How to obtain


See: Installing Ansys 12 for Windows (32bit)


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