Open-Source CAE Software

  • LibreCAD: A free 2D-CAD software, similar to AutoCAD.
  • FreeCAD: A free parametric 3D modeller.
  • OpenFOAM: Is a multi-physics simulation software widely used in industry and academia.

Free Online Courses

  • A free hands on introduction to CAE using Ansys; this course is designed for people with little or no background in CAE.The course is developed by Cornell University and provided by EDX. Click here to view the course.
  • A free practical course for developing CFD code using Python Provided by the Lorena A, Barba Group. This course is aimed at people looking to gain an in-depth understanding of the numerical methods used in CFD. This course requires basic understanding of computer programming. Click here to view the course.


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