The Global Standard for Creating, Documenting & Managing Mathematical/Engineering Calculations

Mathcad enables engineers to easily perform, document and share calculation and design results. The unique Mathcad visual format and scratchpad interface integrates live, standard mathematical notation, text and graphs in a single worksheet – making Mathcad ideal for knowledge capture, calculation reuse, and engineering collaboration. The interface accepts and displays units aware math notation using keystrokes or menu palette clicks with no programming required.

Mathcad is engineering calculation software that drives innovation and offers significant personal and process productivity advantages for product development and engineering design projects. Unlike proprietary calculating tools and spreadsheets, Mathcad lets engineers design and document engineering calculations simultaneously with comprehensive applied math functionality and dynamic, unit-aware calculations.

What sets Mathcad apart is that it’s easy-to-use. In fact, it’s the first solution to enable users to simultaneously solve and document engineering calculations in a single reusable worksheet, which can be saved or easily converted to several formats. Mathcad’s intuitive interface combines live, standard math notation, text and graphs, in a presentable format which enables knowledge capture, reuse and design verification for improved product quality.

  • Easy to learn and use – Task-based interface promotes usability and enables you to learn unfamiliar functions or features quickly and easily. Document focused – Powerful, document-centric calculation environment lets you create complex, professional engineering design documents quickly and easily, in a format that is presentable and understandable.
  • Advanced Math Exploration – Quickly and easily create calculations for testing – before committing them to a design, and reducing re-work in the design process
  • Dynamic Units Checking – This translates into reduced errors and higher accuracy of results, and more precise communication between engineers and teams, which improves process efficiency in product development.

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The newest edition, Mathcad Prime 1.0, provides an enhanced,task-based interface for intuitive usability.

Mathcad Prime 1.0 Datasheet