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Mecway is a comprehensive user friendly finite element analysis package for Windows with a focus on mechanical and thermal simulation such as stress analysis, vibration and heat flow. It is inexpensive and has an intuitive graphical interface for easy mesh creation and display of solutions.


  • Dynamic, static, thermal, buckling, acoustic, etc.
  • Full nonlinear capability though seamless integration with the included CalculiX solver
  • Wide range of element, load and material types
  • Both manual and automatic meshing tools
  • Up to 1,000,000 nodes
  • CAD associativity


  • Very quick learning curve
  • Instant feedback on errors as you work
  • Modern Windows interface
  • Visualize your models both graphically and in an outline tree
  • Units aware


  • Verification examples with hand calculations
  • 20 years of development history
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A deformed view of a bellcrank with color contour plot Two circular rings of waves on a plate An deformed view of an I-beam with color contour plot A deformed mesh of a wheel A transformer with color contour plot A railway wagon model with different colored members A circular truss structure

Simple Tutorial Videos

Importing and solving a CAD model

Creating and solving a beam with no external software.

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