MathCAD-Computing Services - Carnegie Mellon University


MathCAD is a computer algebra system that is distributed by Mathsoft. Mathcad is oriented around a worksheet. Equations and expressions are displayed on the worksheet as you would see them in a mathematical presentation rather than a programming language.

MathCAD Licensing Information

MathCAD is a technical calculation application that transforms the computer into a live worksheet using real math notation to solve complex technical and engineering problems.  MathCAD has a familiar scratchpad interface and understands real math notation.

  • Campuses covered by this license:  Campuses located in North America
  • License holder: Computing Services, Chemical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Heinz School, and Mechanical Engineering
  • Quantity licensed: 250 seats  
  • Available for: Windows
  • Who can install it: Faculty and Staff
  • Eligible equipment: University owned/leased equipment
  • Type of license: Perpetual, September 1 renewal
  • Cost to users: varies, contact
  • Where to get it: contact
  • License code required: Yes.
  • Getting help using it: This product is not supported by Computing Services. End user help is not available.
  • Restrictions: Use for academic, non-commercial purposes only.
  • Individual use rights upon termination of affiliation:  All copies must be deleted upon termination of affiliation with Carnegie Mellon University
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