The support level for this software is P2.
New features in this release.
The Ansys web page has more information about the products and the company.
The Ansys student portal is freely available and has a link to a freely-downloadable Windows 64-bit student edition of Ansys which is only limited by the size of problem that can be solved. There is also a link to self-guided technical support. The support includes installation videos, an FAQ for troubleshooting help and several introductory tutorials that show how to perform basic simulations. Please note that Ansys do not provide online or face-to-face technical support for this free product.
Students and members of staff who do not hold their own license are urged to register for the Ansys Customer Portal which includes documentation, training materials, tutorials and a searchable knowledge base. To access this, go to the Ansys Customer Portal and select the Student Registration link in the Not yet a member option in the Log In section. quoting:
- Account Number (Customer Number): 313381
- Academic Facility Name: University of Birmingham
on the registration page. Both items must be entered exactly as shown above - for example, specifying The University of Birmingham as the Facility will give an error. During registration there is a drop-down list of professors, one of which must be selected to complete the registration - students should select their supervisor if this is one of the options. If none of the names are recognised select Hatton, Paul in IT Services. You are then asked to create a password after which you can then access the Customer Portal using these credentials.