Architecture and Civil Engineering (UXA)

A set of capabilities that further expand the powerful collaborative framework of 3DEXPERIENCE Essentials for the construction and offshore and shipbuilding industries.

13 commercial roles are embedded within this academic role.

Trigram Name Description Shot
CIV Civil Engineer A comprehensive set of applications to design, review and collaborate around a civil infrastructure project Screenshot
ADL Architectural Detail Designer A comprehensive set of applications to design detailed architectural projects for fabrication and construction Screenshot
KDI Template Designer Create a define Engineering template capture, containing knowledge behavior & parameters and reuse as generative Screenshot
M3D 3DMaster Designer One single full 3D product definition for manufacturing without drawing documents Screenshot
STR Structure Designer Structure Designer supports metallic structure design from preliminary design to detail design Screenshot
SEL Steel and Equipment Layout Designer Steel and Equipment Layout Designer supports metallic structure detail design and positioning of component Screenshot
SAO Space Allocation Architect An industry-tailored role for the arrangement of ships general equipment, including safety zones, building zones and rooms Screenshot
ACG Accommodation Designer Layout and design of compartment spaces, complete with ceilings, coverings, doors and windows Screenshot
BDG Concept Building Designer NEW A comprehensive set of conceptual design applications to model and present a building project Screenshot
MLT 3D MEP Designer NEW A comprehensive set of applications to design and engineer detailed MEP systems for construction Screenshot
STV Building Structures Designer NEW A comprehensive set of applications to design detailed building structures for construction Screenshot
DRD Structural Analysis Engineer Structural Analysis Engineer equips the Design Engineer with all the tools needed to conduct structural static, frequency, buckling, modal dynamic response, and structural... Screenshot
SFA Structure Functional Analysis Engineer NEW Structural Functional Analysis Engineer (SFA) Role Extension allows users to easily generate Finite Element models for functional designs created with CATIA Structure Functional... Screenshot

Academic-specific limitations

Digital tagging (also known as "watermarking")

Files produced by the academic version of the 3DEXPERIENCE platform may be digitaly marked preventing their usage onto a commercial installation.


The realistic simulation applications that are part of this role include the same functions as our commercial codes.

Model sizes are limited to 250,000 nodes for structural and plastics models, and 1,000,000 nodes for computational fluid dynamics simulations. User subroutines are not supported.

Jobs must be executed on the same machine as the open Graphical User Interface (GUI).

Parallel processing: Role includes support for execution on up to 4-cores for structures and plastics and 8-cores for fluids. Increased parallelization is not available.

Immersive capabilities

Immersive Visual Experience (IHD) tokens are not available in academic environments to support immersive walls and caves.

Head Mounted Devices do not require the use of IHD tokens in academic environments.