Based on SolidWorks Premium 2011 software, the new education edition includes the following enhancements:
- PhotoView 360, a photorealistic rendering product;
- SolidWorks Sustainability, which calculates environmental outcomes of a product design’s carbon footprint, energy, air and water usage;
- In-depth coverage on the basics of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) with 2D simulation.
- DraftSightTM, a free* 2D drafting automation tool, allowing schools to provide both 2D and 3D education in a cost-effective way;
- 3DVIA Composer TM, which enables creation of dynamic 3D technical communications using existing design data;
- Enterprise Product Data Management, which provides complete control over all design information, eliminating concerns about version control and data loss.