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Downloadable Software

LabView 2018 and SolidWorks 2018 are available for download to your personal computer. Submit a service request via the Engineering Technology Services Customer Portal (http://go.osu.edu/ets). Login, select service request, select computer devices & software, and select the software request that best represents your needs.

Known Software Issues

There are no known issues.


Printers are automatically created when you log in.  The programs try to enumerate all printers and take a while to time out on printers that no longer exist.  Please see the lab monitor if you need help.

Software List

CAD/CAM

Application (Company) Version Used in Course Licenses  Description
CATIA V5 ME5194 -50 Concurrent  
SolidWorks 2018 ME4900, ME490x.01, ME490x.02, ENG4901, ENG4902, ENG4903, ME5680, ME5139, ME5194, AAE5615, AAE7774, AAE4515, AAE4516, AAE4517, AAE4518

-Instructional Labs only
-MAE Students can install a student copy of Solidworks on their personal computer.  Instructions can be found on the instructional lab computers at:

S:\Student\Solidworks\Download SW2018 from a SolidWorks website - Columbus Campus.pdf

 

THE STUDENT VERSION CANNOT BE INSTALLED ON UNIVERSITY EQUIPMENT

 

-Research labs must purchase a research copy of Solidworks if they wish to use it in their labs

3D solid-surface modeling package

 

 

Fluid Dynamics

Application (Company) Version Used in Course Licenses Description
COMSOL 5.3a ME6505, ME6510, ME6515

-Instructional use only

-Research, including 8999, explicitly prohibited

Multi-physics

 

 

Programming

Application (Company) Version Used in Course Licenses Description
Intel Fortran Compiler XE 2016 ME5139, AAE5615, AAE7774, AAE8873

-License available for instructional work and research

Intel C++ Compiler XE 2015 ME5139, AAE5615, AAE8873

-License available for instructional work and research

Software development
LabVIEW 2018 ME3503, ME3504, ME5194, ME3870, ME4870, ME6505, ME6515 -License available for instructional work and for installation in research labs Instrument control and data acquisition
MathType 6.9b  

-Instructional Labs

-Research

Professional version of equation editor
MATLAB 2018a

Almost all courses

-OCIO license

-See OCIO Matlab Toolboxes for additional toolboxes

Plus, MAE has instructional licenses for: SimDriveline, MATLAB Coder, SimPowerSystems, Simulink Coder and SimElectronics

High performance programming language for technical computing
Mathematica v11.0.0      
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017     Software development platform

 

 
Structural Mechanics
Application (Company) Version Used in Course Licenses Description
ABAQUS

2018

ME5139

-License available for instructional work and research

General purpose FEA solver with multi-physics capabilities

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Altair Hyperworks 2017 AAE5615, AAE8873, AAE4515, AAE4516, AAE4517, AAE4518 -License available for instructional work and research  
ANSYS FEM R17 & 19 ME5139, AAE4515, AAE4516, AAE4517, AAE4518 Instructional Labs  
CarSim 2018.1 ME5234, ME7292, ME8322 Coursework only.  Research use (including 8999 research) explicitly prohibited. Simulate the dynamic behavior of vehicles
Dymola 18.1.485 ME 5339 25 licenses.  Instructional only.  License explicitly prohibits research use.  
MSC Marc 2018 ME8042   Pre/post processor for CAE simulations
MSC Nastran 2018 ME8042, AAE4515, AAE4516, AAE4517, AAE4518   General purpose FEA package
MSC Patran 2018 ME8042, AAE4515, AAE4516, AAE4517, AAE4518   Pre/post processor for CAE simulations

 

 

Thermodynamics

Application (Company) Version Used in Course Licenses Description
STK v11.4.0 AAE5517, AAE5518, AAE2201, AAE5621, AAE3520, AAE3580, AAE3521 60 See link to AGI software
EES 10.4xx ME3501, ME3502, ME5427, AAE2405

Instructional Labs

 

Numerical solution for algebraic equations

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Utilities

Application (Company) Version Used in Course Licenses Description
Adobe Creative Cloud 2018 ME 5682 Instructional Labs Design environment for print, web, and mobile publishing
EndNote X18.2.0.11343 MAE 5194 Instructional Labs Database software for cataloguing library of documents
Firefox v60.1.0      
MiKTeX 2.9.6643     Document preparation software used by EES
Putty v0.70.0.0     Terminal
Microsoft Office 2016 ENG4900    
Microsoft Project 2016 ME4900, ME490x.01, ME490x.02    
Visio 2016     Known issue: This software needs to be activated. Follow the prompt to activate then exit and start the program again.If left unactivated you will not be able to save your work. There is no need to register the product if asked.
7-zip 18.05     Handles compressed (ZIPed) files
Adobe Flash 30 ME5194   Display animations

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Data Visualization

Application (Company) Version Used in Course Licenses Description
OpenSim 3.3.0 ME 8702 Open Source  

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