NASTRAN


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NASTRAN

NAsa STRess ANalysis program. A program for solving large stress analysis problems.

["The NASTRAN User's Manual", SP-222(C3), NASA, 1976].
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A physics simulation software, Nastran, started out as Nasa Structural Analysis, and was acquired by Autodesk in 2014.
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