What are some alternatives?
When comparing Abaqus Unified FEA and SDC Verifier, you can also consider the following products
RISA-3D - Structural Analysis and Design
ANSYS Mechanical - Multiphysics, structural and mechanical design.
SAP2000 - The SAP name has been synonymous with state-of-the-art analytical methods since its introduction...
PLAXIS 3D - PLAXIS - Essential for geotechnical professionals. 2D & 3D finite element software for geotechnical analysis of deformation and stability of soil structures
RISA-2D - Structural Analysis and Design
midas NFX - Integrated Mechanical FEA Analysis Solution for Optimum Design