Ansys® is a very common software that is generally used by all types of engineering branches today to make physical simulations of various engineering systems. ANSYS® is a finite element analysis tool that engineering problems or systems could be structured by using various tools of ANSYS® software. With the defined boundary conditions, you could solve engineering problems by appointing a mesh structure to them.
In the latest versions of ANSYS®, there are lots of brand new tools that you could easily use to solve a problem. Also, ANSYS® widened the CAD tools by adding the SpaceClaim within itself in addition to DesingModeler. Especially mechanical engineers are generally using this FEA software ANSYS® to analyze their physical structures such as bridge systems, aerodynamics, automotive part’s analysis, and wide variety problems like that. So you could analyze your electrical, fluid, thermal, and structural systems by using ANSYS®’s various finite element tools and great meshing capabilities of ANSYS®.
ANSYS® r16 is a special ANSYS® version that if you have a middle ranged system in your computer, you could use ANSYS® r16 without facing any kind of inadequacy from your computational system. Also, you could reach the information about the could your computational system run ANSYS® r16 by looking at the ANSYS® r16’s system requirements. In this article, we will show how you download the ANSYS® r16 software to your computer and how can you install the ANSYS® r16 to your system step by step.
DOWNLOAD LINK OF ANSYS®: https://www.ansys.com/academic/free-student-products
From the given link, you could go to the official ANSYS® website, but this link leads to the latest version of ANSYS®. If you want to download the ANSYS® r16 version, keep in contact with the customer service of ANSYS®.
Step 1: Open the downloaded ANSYS® r16 folder from your local disc and open the ANSYS® r16 setup.exe as shown by the red arrow below screenshot.
Step 2: There will be a window appeared that shows the license agreement of ANSYS® r16. To go on to the installation of ANSYS® r16, click I agree like in the red box then click the Next button as shown by the red arrow below the screenshot.
Step 3: After that, select the installation directory of ANSYS® r16 in your computer like in the red box then click Next like shown by the red arrow below screenshot.
Step 4: If you have a rush, you could choose the ‘Skip this step and configure later’ like in the red box and click next to go on to the installation of ANSYS® r16 as shown in the red arrow below.
Step 5: In this window, you could select from the various tools of ANSYS® r16 from the given list by clicking on them according to your requirements, there is information about disk space. Then you could click on the Next button to go on ANSYS® r16 installation.
Step 6: These are the very detailed adjustments about ANSYS® r16, you could click on the ‘Skip this step and configure later’ like in the red box, then click on the Next button to go on the installation of ANSYS® r16 as shown in the red arrow below.
Step 7: It will ask the same thing for every CAD software separately. Click on the Reader(CAD installation not required) selection like in the red box then gon to the installation of ANSYS® r16 by clicking on the Next button as shown by a red arrow.
Step 8: This is the general paper about the installation of ANSYS® r16 to your computer. Click Next like in the red box below to start the installation process of ANSTS r16 on your computer.
Step 9: The installation process of ANSYS® r16 is started on your computer. Wait until it finishes…
Step 10: After the installation process of ANSYS® r16 is finished on your computer, click on the exit button in the window that appeared at your window as shown by the red arrow.
RAM Requirements for Ansys® r16 : 16GB of RAM, 64-bit architecture, or higher to run Ansys® r16.
Disk Requirements of Ansys® r16 : minimum of 2TB HDD space, or higher to run Ansys® r16.
Graphics Requirements for Ansys® r16 : workstation graphics card or higher to run Ansys® r16.
OS requirements for Ansys® r16 : Windows 8+ or Linux (Red Hat, Suse are listed) or higher to run Ansys® r16.
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