The Abaqus Student Edition is available free of charge to students, educators, and researchers for personal and educational use. The Abaqus SE is available on Windows platform only and supports structural models up to 1000 nodes and CFD models to 10,000 nodes. The full documentation collection in HTML format makes this the perfect Abaqus learning tool both on campus or on the move.
Now you can have your own personal finite element analysis tool to use on or away from campus. Abaqus Student Edition is ideal for those using Abaqus as part of their coursework as well as for anyone wishing to become more proficient with Abaqus.All Students, Researchers, and Educators with a DS Passport associated with an academic institution are eligible for immediate download and access to tutorials and courseware... free of charge!
Note: If you have issues downloading the software, you can find alternative links below
ABAQUS Student Edition is not available on 32bits configurations
Getting Started with Abaqus: this series of Abaqus tutorials will teach you the essentials of Abaqus. We recommend that beginners watch the videos in the sequence listed as fundamental concepts are introduced in each and they build upon one another.
Meet your host Gautam Puri as he takes you through a complete Abaqus simulation, from geometry creation and material assignment to meshing and postprocessing.
This tutorial, created by Hormoz Zareh (Portland State University), will teach you how to (a) sketch the three-dimensional frame, (b) define the material properties and section properties of the frame, (c) define Beam section orientations, (e) assemble the model, (f) configure the analysis procedure and output requests, (g) apply modal analysis boundary conditions to the frame, (h) mesh the frame, (i) create a job and submit it for analysis, and (j) view the results of the analysis.