Autodesk Inc. recently unveiled eight industry-oriented software suites to help students learn core design and engineering skills. The suites contain the full range of Autodesk 2D and 3D design software tools used by professionals worldwide. The bundled packages encourage a multidisciplinary educational approach, helping faculty teach key concepts that help prepare students for careers in architecture, engineering, and the digital arts. These suites, offered globally, are available in English and more than 10 other languages.
Solutions for Postsecondary Academic Institutions include the following: Autodesk Education Master Suite 2011; Autodesk Education Suite for Architecture & Engineering 2011; Autodesk Education Suite for Civil & Structural Engineering 2011; Autodesk Education Suite for Entertainment Creation 2011; Autodesk Education Suite for Industrial Design 2011; and Autodesk Education Suite for Mechanical Engineering 2011.
The suites consist of the 2011 versions of 21 Autodesk products, including AutoCad, AutoCad Civil 3D, Autodesk 3ds Max Design, Alias+Design&index=12&md5=fe34793308af8f10c437c61a12169435">Autodesk Alias Design, Autodesk Inventor, Autodesk Maya, and Autodesk Revit Architecture.
The improved features and functionality of these products help aspiring design professionals explore design ideas and learn about key concepts and industry trends such as building information modeling, sustainable design, digital entertainment creation, and digital prototyping, helping to improve their competitive advantage in the workplace, Autodesk stated.