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.



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


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


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

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. 

Student Design Kit

As an extension of the SolidWorks educational license we are providing you access to the SolidWorks Student Design Kit for student use at home as well as for laptop users. This software is provided as an educational resource without support from the department or SolidWorks except through online resources below