MSC Software at HSSOE:
Since 1985, MSC Software has generously donated a wide range of software in support of instruction and academic research.
Some recent use of MSC Software at HSSOE includes:
Professor James C. Earthman, Ph.D.,
Best Presentation Award at MSC.Software® 2011 Users Conference for his presentation "Numerical Modeling of Dental Percussion Diagnostics using Marc”.
MAE Coursework: MAE 152 - Intro to Computer Aided Engineering.
Instructional & Academic-Use
As a result of MSC Software's donation, our School has 100 network licenses for software included in MSC Software's University-Bundle to share among faculty, researchers and students.
The software may be installed on University-owned computers for academic (non-commercial) research. Undergraduate and Graduate Students may install the software on personally-owned laptops for the purpose of instruction and academic (non-commercial) research.
Please download the following items:
You must be logged into your UCI Google Apps account in order to download the following software.
MSC Apex installation guide
MSC Apex release overview
apex_fossa_windows64_doc_en.exe - documentation installer (~1 GB)
apex_fossa_windows64.exe - Software installer (~ 1 GB)
nastran_2013.1.1_windows3264.exe (~2.4 GB)
MSC Nastran Quick Reference guide (~17 kb)
patran_2013_windows64.exe (~1.6 GB)
patran_2013_windows_doc.exe (~824 MB)
patran_2013_patch1_windows64.zip (~1.089 MB)
patran_2013_patch1_doc_readme.pdf (~.49 MB)
dytran_2013.0.2_windows3264.exe (~273.65 MB)
dytran_2013_doc_reference.pdf (~4.38 MB)
dytran_2013_doc_user.pdf (~4.33 MB)
marc_2014_windows64.exe (~1.04 GB)
marc_2014_windows3264_doc.exe (~513.82 MB)
sofy_2005r2_windows.zip (~147.18 MB)
sinda_2014_windows3264.exe (~422.72 MB)
MSC Software has student versions available to students at no-cost. Please know the student versions have design limitations.
Student version FAQ
MSC Learning Center
MSC offers online education, tutorials, and certifications through their MSC Learning Center.