Software

Software used in Mechanical Engineering 


CES EduPack

CES EduPack is a set of teaching resources that support Materials Education across Engineering, Design, Science and Sustainable Development.

 

Availability

CES is only available on Windows computers in the ECI Labs for course work. 

COMSOL

COMSOL is a cross-platform finite element analysis, solver and multiphysics simulation software.


Mathematica

Wolfram Mathematica software: Is a campus site license covering all Faculty, Staff, and Students at UCSB.  More information is available here: https://software.ucsb.edu/info/mathematica


Matlab

Matlab is a campus license covering all Faculty, Staff, and Students at UCSB.  More information is available here: https://software.ucsb.edu/info/matlab


National Instruments Labview

Labview is a system-design platform and development environment for a visual programming language from National Instruments.

  • Labview academic non-research use is only offered in the ECI labs and the Mechanical Engineering Instructional labs
  • Labview for research is not covered bu the academic license and must be purchased by each research group from National Instruments 

 

Solidworks

SolidWorks is CAD and solid modeling software in use within the department that runs on Windows. 

*Please note that we plan to update to Solidworks 2019 after the Fall quarter.

Full network license

The full network licensed version is only available for University owned desktop computer on campus within the Mechanical Engineering Department as well as in the ECI Labs for instruction. 

Solidworks Student Premium

As an extension of the SolidWorks educational license we are providing you access to the SolidWorks Student Premium for student use at home as well as for laptop users. Click here This software is provided as an educational resource without support.