SolidWorks is a solid modeling computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided engineering (CAE) software program. The College of Engineering has SolidWorks 2016 and SolidWorks Electrical available to be used only for non-research purposes. SolidWorks can be used for research only by purchasing a license. Contact Support for information and pricing. Please include your sponsoring professor's information. 

http://www.solidworks.com/

PLATFORM

Windows Desktop computers and Citrix Xen desktop

WHO CAN USE THE SOFTWARE

SolidWorks 2016 and SolidWorks Electrical are available to all Engineering students enrolled in courses instructing the software.

SolidWorks can be installed on OSU-owned Faculty and Graduate Windows Desktop computers with a purchase of a license.

 

ACCESS TO SOFTWARE

SolidWorks 2016 and SolidWorks Electrical are available remotely through Citrix Xen desktopThis is not allowed to be used for research.

You must be currently enrolled in a course that requires the software in order to install an instructional version on personal Windows machines.  To install on your personal Windows machine, visit our software page.

Purchased Research licenses are only available for OSU-owned Windows machines.  Contact Support to request software installation. 

ACCESS TO ONLINE USER PORTAL and SUPPORT

General Support: http://www.solidworks.com/sw/training-support-cad.htm

Solid Works Forums: https://forum.solidworks.com/?scid=community_forums