KOMPAS-3D V15Academic is a professional computer-aided design system for mechanical engineers with powerful functions for the 3D and 2D design process, along with a user- friendly interface, easy to learn features, and flexible collaboration with third-party software.
KOMPAS-3D V15 features more than 100 enhancements that give customers the ability to increase their productivity through faster operations, improved usability and simplified product development – with fewer errors throughout the design-to-product process.
New in this version
Locating Components in Models KOMPAS-3D V18provides users with two new ways to place components in models:
Model Zones KOMPAS-3D V18offers a new way to select objects quickly based on their position relative to a zone, which is a specified volume in the model space
Modeless Model Sections KOMPAS-3D V18now displays model sections without user needing to undertake sectioning or slicing operations.
Terminating Fillets KOMPAS-3D V18improves the fillet operation so that users can terminate fillets at arbitrary points along the edge being filleted.
Layer Groups in 3D KOMPAS-3D V18now lets users create groups of layers, as well as groups of layer filters in 3D space.
Cosmetic Threads KOMPAS-3D V18now lets users specify thread standards during construction, along with standard parameters such as the nominal diameter and step.
Dimension Enhancements KOMPAS-3D V18now places linear dimensions of circle diameter, as well as place dimensions symmetrical on the centerline.
Model Orientation Control KOMPAS-3D V18replaces the coordinate system icon (found in the bottom left corner of the model window) with a new model orientation control.
Indicator Icons KOMPAS-3D V18displays icons for indicating modes in the model window.
2D/3D PDF file format export KOMPAS-3D V18now exports 3D models and 2D drawings in PDF format.
Key Features and Benefits
Support for 64-bit operating systems
Improved 3D solid and surface modeling
Faster view generations
Better import and export
Proof of Academic Status
Students There is a free lite version of Kompas-3D available for students directly from the Ascon website. Students can purchase the full academic version with acceptable form of academic ID. Please provide one of the following:
Dated student ID card
Official dated current class schedule
In addition, the student must submit an official confirmation letter about educational activities and the purposes of usage of the software.
Faculty & Staff Primary school, secondary school, college, university, and career faculty and staff members qualify to order a single-user educational license with acceptable form of academic ID. Please provide one of the following:
Dated faculty ID card
Recent faculty/staff pay stub
In addition, the faculty member or staff must submit an official confirmation letter about educational activities and the purposes of usage of the software.
Schools Any state accredited school can order single-user educational licenses or lab licenses on a school purchase order or procurement card. An official confirmation letter about educational activities and the purposes of usage of the software must be submitted also.
Sending the Proof Information regarding where to send your Proof of Educational Status will be automatically e-mailed to you upon receipt of your order. You can also check our Educational Orders FAQ.
Technical Support Novedge does not provide technical support for educational versions of the software. If you need technical support please refer to the manufacturer website for additional information.