Below is a list of software packages commonly used by engineering students and information on where they may be downloaded.

ArcGIS

Bentley Software Suite

Bentley offers an entire suite of Engineering applications to students, available through their StudentServer online service. 
Microstation, InRoads, Soilvision, Synchro Pro, and many other titles is available to all engineering students.

Click here for more information

Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc...)

Access to MS Office is free for all OSU Students.

Revu BlueBeam

Revu BlueBeam is available to all engineering students

Click here for more information

MathCad (PTC)

MathCAD 15 is available to be purchased with the PTC MathCAD Prime 3.1 bundle from: http://store.ptc.com/OregonState

  • Please use your Oregon State email to purchase from the eStore.

For instructions on installing and licensing MathCAD 15 visit: http://it.engineering.oregonstate.edu/mathcad

MATLAB (MathWorks)

Students and faculty can use MATLAB in two different ways.

1. Use our Citrix environment to run MATLAB.  This is quick and easy and requires no local software.  It is recommended for the casual user.

2. OSU has arranged for a site-license for MATLAB that allows students and faculty to install on up to 4 devices.  A network connection is not required (no central license server).  Click here for instructions.

For more information about MATLAB visit: http://it.engineering.oregonstate.edu/matlab

MathType (DesignScience)

Windows - Version 7
Click here to download - 5.9MB

This version is compatible with Office 2016 and earlier. Download the zip file and extract. Follow instructions in the README.txt

Mac OS X - Version 7
Click  here to download - 8 MB

This version is compatible with Office 2016 for Mac and earlier. Download the zip file and extract pkg. Follow instructions in the README.txt

Microsoft Azure Dev Tools (Access, Project, Visual Studio, etc.)

College of Engineering students and faculty are able to take advantage of the Microsoft Azure Dev Tools program.

This partnership with Microsoft provides the following software packages FREE:

  • Access
  • Project
  • SQL Server
  • Visio
  • Visual Studio
  • Windows Server
  • Windows operating system

You can log in to the Azure Dev Tools website by going here.

Note: If you would like to view available software, click Software (below Overview). Do not use the blue search bar at the top; it will search the entire site, which isn't what you want.

VMware Academic Program

The College of Engineering is a part of the VMware Academic Program (VMAP).

This program provides students to several VMware products for free, including:

  • VMware Fusion
  • VMware Workstation for Windows
  • VMware Workstation for Linux
  • VMware vSphere Advanced

You can log in to the VMAP website by going here.

SolidWorks

Mentor Graphics - PADS

Autocad, Civil3D, etc... Various Titles (Autodesk)

Register to download at http://students.autodesk.com

AutoDesk Fusion360

Make an autodesk account with your OSU ONID email at https://www.autodesk.com/products/fusion-360/students-teachers-educators in the same page after you sign in it will walk you through activating your account as a student and then it will let you download the program. Note: It will take a couple of hours for your account to update with the Fusion360 access.

SAP2000 Pro and ETABS (CSI) - demo packages

SAP2000 Pro Version16 Click here to download -626MB

For more info: http://csiberkeley.com/products_SAP.html

The installation comes with a license which is good through January 31, 2015. Please choose Help=>About to see the number of days left. While the demos are limited versions, they will be suitable for most homework problems given in structures classes. It's a great way to familiarize yourself with a tool widely used in industry. The full versions are available in the computer labs in Civil and Construction Engineering.

MINEQL+ (Environmental Research Software)

Abaqus

Abaqus is a software suite for finite element analysis and computer-aided engineering. 

Abaqus Student Edition is available for download, free of charge, from the SIMULIA Learning Community: https://academy.3ds.com/en/software/abaqus-student-edition

  • You will need to create an account to access the SIMULIA Learning Community.

ACCESS TO ONLINE USER PORTAL and SUPPORT

Many of the most common questions are answered online at the SIMULIA Learning Community where you will also find:

  • The Complete Abaqus Documentation Collection including the Getting Started Manual and Examples Manual
  • eLearning video and text tutorials
  • iQuestions and Answers
  • Blog Posts with news, announcements, and technical articles from SIMULIA Employees and other members
  • You will need to create an account to access the SIMULIA Learning Community.StarCCM+StarCCM+ is a single interface multidisciplinary simulation tool that is typically used on engineering windows desktops but is available to all engineering students.
  • Click here for more information

StarCCM+

StarCCM+ is a single interface multidisciplinary simulation tool that is typically used on engineering windows desktops but is available to all engineering students.

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LabVIEW

LabVIEW is an instrument interfacing tool developed by National Instruments that is typically used in labs. LabVIEW is available for all engineering students.

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