Skip to main content

Office of Information Technology (OIT)

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

We are your IT partner!

ANSYS 12.1

Last Review: April 20, 2010

Available To:

  • Students Admitted to UT Arlington
  • Currently Enrolled UT Arlington Students
  • Faculty (currently appointed) and Staff

Vendor: ANSYS

Product: ANSYS

Version: 12.1

Standard Software Supported By: Labs

OIT Support Levels: Partial


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 create and/or modify CAD models in an intuitive solid modeling environment. For more information, visit ANSYS page.

System Requirements: Mfg. minimum

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

System Requirements: OIT Required

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

Known Issues:

Internet Explorer 7 or above is required.  Client's Windows machine required to be in domain (Not workgroup) in order for the installation link to work properly.

How to Get:


Licensed Usage Agreement

Terms that governs the software's use.

  • The software may be installed and used only on UTA owned assets.
  • Our license grants the software's use by UTA faculty and students for academic use or non-commercial research.
  • Consulting work and benchmarking are activities which are not supported through our license.

Obtaining the Software

  • This particular version of AnSYS 12.1 is scheduled to be retired.  Instead, A newer version may be obtained by taking the following action.

Please submit a software request to the OIT Help Desk. Please provide the following information so that we may promptly assist with the software's installation.

  • The system or systems administrator's name and contact information consisting of phone number and e-mail address.
  • The target system's Operating System architecture such as Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Computer Name of target system or systems to receive the software installation
  • System's UTA Asset tag number


Click here for information regarding technical support and licensing.

Related Software: