Sunday, June 15, 2014

List of Civil Engineering Softwares used these days

Hi, I was going through the online website of the Autodesk and found a list of the softwares, which caught my interest because many of them are new to me. I have worked with the AutoCad and am little aware of Revit, but there is this huge list of the softwares, titled as given below:
  1. Building Design suite
  2. AutoCAD
  3. Revit
  4. Simulation Mechanical
  5. AutoCAD 360
  6. Buzzsaw
  7. Robot Structural Analysis Professional
  8. Vault
  9. Advance Steel
  10. Point Layout
  11. Simulation 360
  12. AutoCAD LT
  13. Advance Concrete
    License page for downloading the trial versions of Autodesk 
Now, if I was in the software industry related with the Civil Engineering projects, hopefully I would have been associated with the other 11 softwares too, but I have ignored them till now. Now that I am thinking of pursuing my M.Tech. in Structural Engineering, I think I should have the knowledge of these softwares. 

I think to learn about all these softwares, you need a lot of free time. At the same time, interest matters a lot. If you are interested, you can go the website and try them for free, and if they fulfill your thirst, you can buy them and yes they are very costly.
What do you think, is it important to have the knowledge of every new software product in the market?