Software Available for Installation

The software packages listed below are available for installation on individual computer systems (primarily Windows PCs). Licensing and installation requirements differ for each software package.

Click on a software package for details on licensing restrictions, available platforms (hardware and operating system), and cost.

If you have any questions, please contact the Help Desk in the Voorhees Computing Center (276-7777, consult@rpi.edu).

SOFTWARE PACKAGE DESCRIPTION
Abaqus Suite of general purpose FEA (Finite Element Analysis) software for linear and non-linear problems in engineering.
Altair HyperWorks HyperWorks is a suite of CAE software for modeling and assembly, Linear Analysis, Robust Design and Optimization, Visualization and Collaboration, Manufacturing Process Simulation, Process Automation and Engineering Data Management.
Aspen Aspen is a suite of software applications used in process industries for modeling the manufacturing and supply chain processes.
EES General Equation Solver for coupled non-linear algebraic and differential equations.
Fluent Suite of CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) software.
GeoStudio Suite of applications for geotechnical and geo-environmental modeling
LabVIEW Graphical programming environment for measurement and automation
LabVIEW Modules and National Instruments Software LabVIEW add-on modules plus other National Instruments software.
LaTeX Document formatting system based on the typesetting program TeX.
MapBasic Application development environment for MapInfo
MapInfo Desktop mapping software
Maple Symbolic mathematics package with arbitrary precision arithmetic and plotting capabilities
Mathematica Computational tool for arbitrary precision arithmetic, symbolic mathematics, and visualization.
Matlab for Faculty and Staff Only Matlab combines numeric computation, advanced graphics and visualization with a high level programming language.
Matlab for Students Only Matlab combines numeric computation, advanced graphics and visualization with a high level programming language.
MSC.ADAMS Family of interactive motion simulation software.
MSC.Nastran Program for analyzing Stress, Vibration, Dynamic, Non-linear and heat transfer.
MSC.Patran Pre- and Post Processor for CAE simulation.
NX (Unigraphics) Computer-aided design and analysis package
PASCO The PACSO (WAVEPORT) is an interactive software that enables students to collect, display and analyzes sound waves.
SecureCRT Secure replacement for telnet
SolidWorks For Education Only Computer-aided design package
System Center Endpoint Protection Client Security solution that protects Institute desktop, laptop and server operating systems against malware and exploits.


Abaqus

Description The Abaqus suite includes: CAE,Standard, Explicit, Euler Lagrange, Parasolid Cad Porter and NX Import.
Licensed For Rensselaer students, faculty, and staff
Platforms Windows and Linux
Cost No Charge
Identification Required RCS userID and password
How to Obtain Click HERE to complete an Abaqus on-line license agreement and to receive instructions for installing the Windows and Linux versions of Abaqus over the network.


Altair HyperWorks

Description HyperWorks is a suite of CAE software for modeling and assembly, Linear Analysis, Robust Design and Optimization, Visualization and Collaboration, Manufacturing Process Simulation, Process Automation and Engineering Data Management.
Licensed For Rensselaer students, faculty, and staff
Platforms Windows
Cost No Charge
Identification Required RCS userID and password
How to Obtain Click HERE to complete an altair on-line license agreement and to receive instructions for installing the Windows version of hyperworks over the network.


Aspen

Description The Aspen suite includes:Aspen Plus, Aspen Dynamics, Aspen Batch Plus, Aspen Properties, etc.
Licensed For Rensselaer students, faculty, and staff
Platforms Windows only
Cost No Charge
Identification Required RCS userID and password
How to Obtain Click HERE to complete an aspen on-line license agreement and to receive instructions for installing the Windows version of aspen over the network.


EES

Description EES is a General Equation Solver for coupled non-linear algebraic and differential equations. EES includes a library of thermodynamic and transport properties for hundreds of substances.
Licensed For Rensselaer students, faculty, and staff
Platforms Windows
Cost No Charge
Identification Required RCS userID and password
How to Obtain Click HERE to complete an ees on-line license agreement and to receive instructions for installing ees over the network.


Fluent

Description The Fluent suite includes: CFX-Pre, Fluent Prep & Post, Fuel cell, Geometry Connections, Design Modeler, and HPC (4 cores/Processors).
Licensed For Rensselaer students, faculty, and staff
Platforms Windows and Linux
Cost No Charge
Identification Required RCS userID and password
Restrictions Commercial activity including paid-for consulting is prohibited. Research results must be in the public domain. If not, a commerical research license is required.
How to Obtain Click HERE to complete a fluent on-line license agreement and to receive instructions for installing the Windows and Linux versions of fluent over the network.


GeoStudio

Description GeoStudio is a suite of applications for geotechnical and geo-environmental modeling.
Licensed For Rensselaer students, faculty, and staff
Platforms Windows
Cost No Charge
Identification Required RCS userID and password
How to Obtain Click HERE to complete a geostudio on-line license agreement and to receive instructions for installing geostudio over the network.


LabVIEW

Description LabVIEW is a graphical programming environment used for measurement and automation.
Licensed For Rensselaer students, faculty, and staff
Platforms Windows, Linux and Macintosh
Cost No Charge
Identification Required RCS userID and password
How to Obtain Click HERE to complete a LabVIEW on-line license agreement and to receive instructions for installing the Windows version of LabVIEW over the network.


LabVIEW Modules and National Instruments Software

Licensed For Rensselaer students, faculty and staff
Platforms Windows, Macintosh, Linux
Cost No Charge
Identification Required Rensselaer ID card
How to Obtain Send e-mail to benghm@rpi.edu


LaTeX

Description LaTeX is based on TeX, which was designed especially for formatting mathematical and scientific text. It also handles long, complex documents with ease, and there is a local "thesis" template that meets the requirements of the Rensselaer Graduate School. LaTeX is not WYSIWYG; it uses text markup that looks similar to HTML.
Licensed For Freely Available
Platforms Windows, Mac OS 10, Linux, UNIX
Cost No Charge
Identification Required RCS userID and password to download Windows version from RCS space
How to Obtain Click HERE to see information and instructions for obtaining and installing distributions for Windows, Macs, and UNIX systems. Windows version can be installed from RCS space; other versions from the web.


MapBasic

Description MapBasic is an application development environment for MapInfo.
Licensed For Rensselaer students,faculty, and staff
Platforms Windows
Cost No Charge
Identification Required RCS userID and password
How to Obtain Click HERE to complete a MapBasic license agreement and to receive MapBasic installation instructions.


MapInfo

Description MapInfo is desktop mapping software that helps you see patterns and trends in your data.
Licensed For Rensselaer students,faculty, and staff
Platforms Windows
Cost No Charge
Identification Required RCS userID and password
How to Obtain Click HERE to complete a MapInfo license agreement and to receive MapInfo installation instructions.


Maple

Description Maple is a symbolic mathematics package that can integrate, differentiate, solve equations, compute to arbitray precision and plot and animate 2D and 3D functions.
Licensed For Rensselaer students, faculty, and staff
Platforms Windows, Mac, Linux, and Solaris
Cost No Charge
Identification Required RCS userID and password
How to Obtain Click HERE to complete a Maple license agreement and to receive Maple installation instructions.


Mathematica

Description Mathematica is a computational tool for arbitrary precision arithmetic, symbolic mathematics, and visualization. The number of concurrent users is limited.
Licensed For Rensselaer students, faculty, and staff
Platforms Windows, Linux, and Mac
Cost No Charge
Identification Required RCS userID and password
How to Obtain Click HERE to complete a Mathematica on-line license agreement and to receive instructions for installing the Windows, Mac, and Linux versions of Mathematica over the network.


Matlab for Faculty and Staff Only

Description The flexible MATLAB environment lets you perform advanced analyses, visualize data, and develop algorithms in a fraction of the time it takes in C, C++, or Fortran. Licensed software includes Matlab, Simulink, Bioinformatics Toolbox, Curve Fitting Toolbox, Matlab Compiler, Control System Toolbox, Data Acquisition Toolbox, Parallel Computing Toolbox, DSP System Toolbox, Instrument Control Toolbox, Image Processing Toolbox, SimMechanics, Optimization Toolbox,Signal Processing Toolbox, Simscape, Statistics Toolbox, and Symbolic Math Toolbox.
Licensed For Rensselaer faculty and staff only
Platforms Windows, Linux on Intel, and Mac OS 10
Cost No Charge
Identification Required RCS userID and password
How to Obtain Click HERE to complete a Matlab on-line license agreement and to receive instructions for installing the Windows, Mac, and Linux versions of Matlab over the network.


Matlab for Students Only

Description The flexible MATLAB environment lets you perform advanced analyses, visualize data, and develop algorithms in a fraction of the time it takes in C, C++, or Fortran. Licensed software includes Matlab, Simulink, Bioinformatics Toolbox, Control System Toolbox,Curve Fitting Toolbox, Data Acquisition Toolbox, DSP System Toolbox, Image Processing Toolbox, Instrument Control Toolbox, Optimization Toolbox,Signal Processing Toolbox,SimMechanics, Simscape, Stateflow, Statistics Toolbox, and Symbolic Math Toolbox.
Licensed For Rensselaer Students Only
Platforms Windows, Linux on Intel, and Mac OS 10
Cost No Charge
Identification Required RCS userID and password
How to Obtain Click HERE to complete a Matlab on-line license agreement and to receive instructions for installing the Windows, Mac, and Linux versions of Matlab over the network.


MSC.ADAMS

Description Family of interactive motion simulation software.
Licensed For Rensselaer students, faculty, and staff
Platforms Windows and Linux
Cost No Charge
Identification Required RCS userID and password
Restrictions Commercial activity including paid-for consulting is prohibited. Research results must be owned by Rensselaer or in the public domain.
How to Obtain Click HERE to complete an mcs.adams on-line license agreement and to receive instructions for installing the Windows and Linux versions of msc.adams over the network.


MSC.Nastran

Description Program for analyzing Stress, Vibration, Dynamic, Non-linear and heat transfer.
Licensed For Rensselaer students, faculty, and staff
Platforms Windows and Linux
Cost No Charge
Identification Required RCS userID and password
Restrictions Commercial activity including paid-for consulting is prohibited. Research results must be owned by Rensselaer or in the public domain.
How to Obtain Click HERE to complete an mcs.nastran on-line license agreement and to receive instructions for installing the Windows and Linux versions of msc.nastran over the network.


MSC.Patran

Description Pre- and Post Processor for CAE simulation.
Licensed For Rensselaer students, faculty, and staff
Platforms Windows and Linux
Cost No Charge
Identification Required RCS userID and password
How to Obtain Click HERE to complete an mcs.patran on-line license agreement and to receive instructions for installing the Windows and Linux versions of msc.patran over the network.


NX (Unigraphics)

Description NX is a suite of integrated 3-D CAD/CAM/CAE applications. NX touches the full range of development processes in product design, manufacturing and simulation.
Licensed For Rensselaer students, faculty, and staff
Platforms Windows and MAC OS 10
Cost No Charge
Identification Required RCS userID and password
Restrictions Use of the software for commerical activity including paid-for consulting, training of individuals outside the Rensselaer community, and developing of software for sale or license is prohibited.
Export Control Restrictions This software is Export Administration Regulation (EAR) controlled under ECCN # 5D992. This software cannot be exported (as defined in the EAR) to or used by any foreign national from Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan or Syria.
How to Obtain Click HERE to complete a NX license agreement and to receive installation instructions.


pasco

Description The PACSO (WAVEPORT) is an interactive software that enables students to collect, display and analyzes sound waves.
Licensed For Rensselaer students, faculty, and staff
Platforms Windows and MAC
Cost No Charge
Identification Required RCS userID and password
How to Obtain Click HERE to complete a pasco on-line license agreement and to receive instructions for installing pasco over the network.


SecureCRT

Description SecureCRT is a secure version of telnet used to connect to remote systems. All communication with the remote system is encrypted including userid and password.
Licensed For Rensselaer students, faculty, and staff
Platforms Windows
Cost No Charge
Identification Required RCS userID and password
Restrictions This software may not be downloaded or otherwise exported to any country subject to U.S. trade sanctions governing the software.
How to Obtain Click HERE to complete a SecureCRT license agreement and to receive installation instructions.


SolidWorks For Education Only

Description SolidWorks is a computer-aided design package capable of modeling 3/D solids.
Licensed For Rensselaer students, faculty, and staff
Platforms Windows
Cost No Charge
Identification Required RCS userID and password
How to Obtain Click HERE to complete a SolidWorks license agreement and to receive installation instructions.


System Center Endpoint Protection

Description System Center Endpoint Protections is a Client Security solution that protects Institute desktop, laptop and server operating systems against malware and exploits.
Licensed Only For Any full time employee from Rensselaer departments that are part of the Microsoft Campus Agreements or Students from the Mobile Computing Program
Platforms Windows
Cost No Charge
Restriction Only full time employee from Rensselaer departments that are part of the Microsoft Campus Agreements or Students from the Mobile Computing Program
How to Obtain Click HERE to complete a System Center Endpoint Protection on-line license agreement and to receive instructions for installing the Windows version of Forefront over the network.