National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli has a well established state-of-the-art CAD/CAM Center with the following Software & related Hardware.


  • Dell Precision T1650 Workstation - 22 numbers with the following configuration: 
    Intel Xeon Processor E3-1280 v2 (Quad Core, 3.50GHz Turbo, 8MB),
    16GB DDR3 UDIMMs (1600 MHz) ECC Memory
    2 x 500GB 7,200 rpm (SATA 6.0 Gb/s), 
    1GB nVidia Quadro 2000 with 2 Display port and 1 DVI interface, 
    IEEE Firewire 1394, 
    Dell Professional P2412H 24'' Widescreen Flat Panel LED Monitor, 
    Windows 7 64-bit OS with the above software.
  • Other Facilities includes :
  1. A3 High speed Mono Laser Printer (Common facility)
  2. Software manuals & documentation etc.


  • OS: Windows 10 Education 64-bit
  • Mathematica 11.2 - 5 concurrent users, network floating license
  • Autodesk 2018 software collection: 3000 users, network floating license, 3-year term based license expiring on January 2021
    Autodesk 2018 Software collection (3ds Max 2018, Advance Steel 2018, Alias AutoStudio 2018, Arnold 2018, AutoCAD 2018, AutoCAD Architecture 2018, AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018, AutoCAD Electrical 2018, AutoCAD MEP 2018, AutoCAD Map 3D 2018, AutoCAD Mechanical 2018, AutoCAD Plant 3D 2018, AutoCAD Raster Design 2018, CFD Design Study Environment 2018, Dynamo Studio 2017, Fabrication CADmep 2018, Fabrication CAMduct 2018, Fabrication ESTmep 2018, Factory Design Utilities 2018, Flame - Education 2018, Fusion 360, HSM - Ultimate 2018, Inventor Professional 2018, Maya 2018, Moldflow Adviser Ultimate 2018, MotionBuilder 2018, Mudbox 2018, Nastran 2018, Nastran In-CAD 2018, Navisworks Manage 2018, Navisworks Simulate 2018, Netfabb - Standard 2018, Point Layout 2018, ReCap Pro 2018, Revit 2018, Robot Structural Analysis Professional 2018, SketchBook - for Enterprise 2018, Stingray 2018, Structural Bridge Design 2018, VRED Professional 2018, Vault Professional 2018, Vehicle Tracking 2018)
  • SPSS 25 - 10 concurrent users, network floating license (Base Module, Advanced Statistics, Customs Tables, Missing Values, Regression, Categories, Forecasting, Neural Networks, Conjoint & Exact Tests)
  • Ansys 17 Academic Research Mechanical & CFD - 5 concurrent users research, network floating license (unlimited nodes used for Research) and Ansys 17 Academic Advanced Mechanical & CFD - 75 concurrent users advanced, network floating license (75 user Advanced license alone has nodes limitation as follows Mechanical 256,000 nodes and CFD 512,000 nodes, used for Class-room teaching and the 5 user Research license does not have any limitations) (currently up gradation to 18.2 is under process)
  • PTC CREO 4.0 (formerly Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire) - 500 concurrent users, network floating license (the existing 3 year license expired on January 3, 2018 currently under renewal process for
    PTC Creo University Plus Campus Pack consist of the following modules: Creo - University Plus Edition Draw, Creo Layout, Creo Schematics, Creo Sketch Design, Creo Parametric, Creo Parametric Foundation, Creo Expert Framework Extension, Creo Advanced Assembly Extension, Creo Interactive Surface Design Extension II, Creo Piping & Cabling Extension, Creo Advanced Rendering Extension, Creo Manikin, Creo Manikin Analysis, Creo Application Programming Toolkit, Creo Legacy Migration, Creo ECAD-MCAD Collaboration, Creo Flexible Modeling, Creo Direct, Creo Elements/Direct Simulation, Creo Simulation Extension, Creo Advanced Simulation Extension, Tolerance Analysis powered by CETOL, Creo Behavioral Modeling Extension, Creo Mechanism Dynamics, Creo Spark Analysis Extension Manufacturing, Creo Complete Machining Extension, Creo Prismatic and Multi-surface Milling, Creo Production Machining, Creo NC Sheetmetal, Creo Computer-aided Verification, Creo Plastic Advisor Extension, Creo Expert Moldbase Extension, Creo Progressive Die Extension, Creo Complete Mold Design Extension Visualization, Creo View MCAD, and Creo Illustrate
  • Currently purchase under process for COMSOL Multiphysics base pack software, 30 concurrent students license known as Class Kit License (CKL) used for teaching and learning along with the following modules: Structural Mechanics Module, Nonlinear Structural Materials Module, Heat Transfer Module, LiveLink for Matlab)
  • Abaqus 6.10.4 - 20 concurrent users, network floating license, currently upgradation and renewal under process for Simulia 2017 (Abaqus, Fesafe, Tosca, Isight)
  • Catia v5 6R2013 - 15 concurrent users, network floating license (currently upgradation to Catia v5 R2017 is under process)
  • Catia v6 6R2013x - 15 concurrent users, network floating license
  • Delmia v5 6R2013 - 5 concurrent users, network floating license (currently upgradation to Delmia v5 R2017 is under process)
  • Delmia v6 6R2013x - 5 concurrent users, network floating license
  • Currently purchase under process for SolidWorks Campus Package EDU Edition 2017-2018 software (3D CAD + Simulation Software + Flow Simulation + Plastics + Electrical Professional+ visualize) - 200 concurrent users, network floating license
  • MSC University MD FEA + Motion Bundle (Dytran, Marc, Sinda, Nastran, Adams, Easy5, Patran) - 150 concurrent users, network floating license.
    Currently renewal under process to get the latest version MSC software University MD FEA + Motion bundle
    University MD Motion Bundle consist of Adams Studio Package, Adams Solver SMP, Adams Linear, Adams Insight, Adams Structures Bundle, Adams Controls Bundle, Adams ViewFlex, Adams Car Studio, Adams Chassis Studio, Adams Car Ride Plug-In, Adams Driveline Package, Adams Machinery Plug-In, Easy5 Basic Package, Easy5 Basic Analysis Only Package, Easy5 Advanced Analysis Only Package, Easy5 Gas Dynamics Package, Easy5 Fluid Power Package, and
    University MD FEA Bundle consist of Dytran, Marc Complete Package, Marc GPU (Unlimited Cores), Marc Multi-Processor - 32 Processors, MSC Nastran Structures Package, MSC Nastran DMP (Unlimited Cores), MSC Nastran Implicit Nonlinear (SOL 600) Multiprocessor - 32 CPU, MSC Nastran Advanced Nonlinear (SOL 400), MSC Nastran Advanced Heat Thermal (RC Network), MSC Nastran Rotordynamics, MSC Nastran Aeroelasticity I, MSC Nastran GPU (Unlimited Cores), MSC Nastran Embedded Fatigue - Standard, MSC Nastran Digimat Interface, MSC Nastran Digimat Parallel (32 Cores), Patran Basic Package, Patran Exchange Package, Patran ABAQUS Preference, Patran ANSYS Preference, Patran LS-DYNA Preference, Patran PAM-CRASH Preference, Patran Materials, Patran Materials Enterprise, Patran Thermal, FlightLoads, Sinda for Patran Package, Sinda Office Toolkit)
  • Matlab 2017a Std Configuration Total Academic License (TAH) site license with 3 Years term license with 50 toolboxes
  • Scilab 5.5.2
  • Unigraphics NX 2 - 7 users, network floating license (old version)

CSG is kept open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, throughout the year, also has 2 x 60 kVA redundant Uninterrupted Power Supply with standby Power Generators and Central Air Conditioning.

Training Programs / courses:
NITT conducts training programs and short-term courses in the area of CAD/CAM/CAE to educate/train the students & industrialist and to give in-depth exposure to the latest CAD/CAM/CAE packages.