SimScale platform

Here you can learn more about SimScale. These pages give you access to all kind of information and helps with using the platform. Find introductions, solver descriptions, best practices and screencasts.

Get started with SimScale

If this is your first visit on the SimScale platform, we recommend you to take a quick tour and create your first simulation by clicking on the blue “Get Started” button on the right edge of the screen. For further information the following feature tour gives you a detailed overview about the opportunities of the four main pages.

Collaboration features

The SimScale platform offers different ways of how distributed teams can interact and collaborate with each other. Follow the link above for more information.

Pre-processing (CAD / Meshing)

How do I get started with a CAD file? How do I create a mesh with SimScale? Click the caption to find it out!

Analysis types

Learn more about the simulation capabilities of SimScale. This section gives you information on the physical systems you can simulate, as well as specific details and help with the different models and solvers.


Find information on how to do post-processing with SimScale.


The SimScale platform provides multiple capabilities to analyze mechanical designs using many different simulation technologies. Find several tutorials here on CAD manipulation, mesh creation as well as fast and efficient setup of numerical analyses.

Help and Support

Please let us know if you encounter any problems or your browser doesn’t display 3D. We will be happy to help!

Furthermore, you find some general information on the involved software and known limitations of the platform on the following pages.