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Ansys 18 Software Information Page

Last Review:

Available To:

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

Vendor: ANSYS

Product: ANSYS

Version: 18.0

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

System Requirements: Manufacturer Minimum

  • Base OS: Windows
  • OS Version: 7
  • Processor: Dual Core
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Hard Disk Total Size: 10 GB
  • Additional Hard Disk Space Needed: 128 GB

System Requirements: OIT Required

  • Base OS: Windows
  • OS Version: 7
  • Processor: Dual Core- 2.4 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Hard Disk Total Size: 7 GB
  • Additional Hard Disk Space Needed: 128 GB

Known Issues:

Internet Explorer 7 or above is required.

Microsoft Excel required for various Ansys features 

How to Get:


Licensed Usage Agreement

Terms that govern the software's use.

  • The software may be installed and used on UTA owned assets, UTA faculty owned systems. and UTA enrolled student owned systems within U.S.A. borders.
  • Our license grants the software's use by UTA faculty and students for academic instructional use or non-commercial research.
  • Consulting work and benchmarking are activities which are not supported through our license.

Obtaining the Software for a UTA owned assets

Please submit a software request through our help request system called ServiceNow at  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  such as Windows 7 or Linux
  • If a UTA owned asset, the Computer Name of target system or systems to receive the software installation
  • If applicable, the System's UTA Asset tag number

Self-Serivice Installation on a personally owned system

If you are a faculty member or student and would like to install Ansys on your personally owned Windows device, please navigate to our installation instructions for that purpose.


 Automated Deployment Method (recommended)
  • In order to utilize the automated deployment method, the automated system's client application will need to be installed on the target system.
  • For information on verifying or installing the automated client application, please go to  for assistance.


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