What are some alternatives?
When comparing ANSYS Mechanical and PLAXIS 3D, you can also consider the following products
Autodesk Fusion 360 - Integrated CAD, CAM, and CAE featuring collaborative editing and cloud-based computation.
midas GTS NX - GTS NX is a next generation geotechnical analysis software that features the newest development in cutting-edge computer graphics and analysis technology.
MATLAB - A high-level language and interactive environment for numerical computation, visualization, and programming
Abaqus Unified FEA - Finite Element, Multiphysics, and Simulation Software
Solid Edge - Solid Edge is an industry-leading mechanical design system with exceptional tools for creating and...
SDC Verifier - SDC Verifier is an FEA engineering software to perform structural verification according to industry standards and safety codes.