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ChemCAD is a suite of chemical process simulation software. It allows users to simulate processes in chemical, petro-chemical, pharmaceutical,thermodynamic models and contains a database of thousands of components for gases, liquids, solids, and electrolytes.
 
  
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== WARNING for Apple M1 users ==
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[[File:Apple-M1-logo.jpg|left|x98px|y63px|frameless]]  As of January, 2021, <span style="color:red">'''there only way to run Windows on an Apple M1 Macbook is to use [https://www.parallels.com Parallels]'''</span>.
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Apple discontinued Bootcamp and VMware has not released an update that supports the new M1 chip.
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== Mac memory and drive space requirements ==
 
== Mac memory and drive space requirements ==
* You need at least 4 GB of RAM (memory) to run Bootcamp and 8 GB to run a virtual machine
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The College of Engineering requires the following minimum specifications for Macs:
* You need at least 75gb of free drive space (more more be needed depending on the number and size of
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* You need 16 GB of RAM (memory). A Windows VM needs 8 GB and your Mac will need another 8 GB in addition.
Windows applications.
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* You need at least 250 GB of storage with at least 75 GB of free drive space (more may be needed depending on the number and size of Windows applications).
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Note: '''Windows will not run on a flash/USB drive'''. If you don't have enough free drive space, you will need to either free up
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space or find a different computer.
  
 
== Video: How to check your Mac's memory and storage ==
 
== Video: How to check your Mac's memory and storage ==
 
<youtube>https://youtu.be/SBSu1D4Ept0</youtube>
 
<youtube>https://youtu.be/SBSu1D4Ept0</youtube>
  
== VPN requirement ==
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== Where to get the software ==
[[File:Vpn-no.png]] Connection to campus VPN is not required to license ChemCAD.
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* Windows 10 - visit UA's webstore via this link: https://oit.ua.edu/software/windows-10-education/ and click on the Microsoft tab.
 
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* Parallels - Parallels offers a discount for students: go to [https://www.parallels.com Parallels.com] and click Buy, Full Version, and select the Students tab.
== Download ChemCAD ==
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* Bootcamp - built into MacOS (only in Macs released before Nov. 2020). Look in Applications, Utilities for the Bootcamp Assistant.
ChemCAD 7.1.8.13642 can be downloaded from this UA Box link
 
ttps://alabama.box.com/s/2eorlt2ni50teb4nchfi4b8qht6os2wh <span style="color:red">this link to UA BOX</span>]
 
  
== Video: How to install ChemCAD ==
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== Video: How to download and Install VMware Fusion ==
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<span style="color:red">'''As of Jan 17th VMWARE is only available for fac/staff/grad students doing research'''
  
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If you believe you fall under this category please email support@eng.ua.edu and we will confirm your status
  
== How to install ChemCAD step-by-step ==
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<youtube>https://youtu.be/wbg5utr-kag</youtube>
  
12. You should now be able to select the server type and enter a server address. Select "SuperProNet" from the server type drop-down. You can get the
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== Video: How to create Windows VM==
== Video: How to update ChemCAD license server ==
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<youtube> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wFUCVInCnY0</youtube>
<youtube>https://youtu.be/ezqDAoiNKyg</youtube>
 
  
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== Video: How to install Windows with Bootcamp ==
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<youtube>https://youtu.be/Hmm9Q-T0oTo</youtube>
  
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== Troubleshooting ==
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[[Common Software Issues#VMware_help|For VMware issues see here]]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 14:37, 10 February 2022

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WARNING for Apple M1 users

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As of January, 2021, there only way to run Windows on an Apple M1 Macbook is to use Parallels.

Apple discontinued Bootcamp and VMware has not released an update that supports the new M1 chip.


Mac memory and drive space requirements

The College of Engineering requires the following minimum specifications for Macs:

  • You need 16 GB of RAM (memory). A Windows VM needs 8 GB and your Mac will need another 8 GB in addition.
  • You need at least 250 GB of storage with at least 75 GB of free drive space (more may be needed depending on the number and size of Windows applications).

Note: Windows will not run on a flash/USB drive. If you don't have enough free drive space, you will need to either free up space or find a different computer.

Video: How to check your Mac's memory and storage

Where to get the software

  • Windows 10 - visit UA's webstore via this link: https://oit.ua.edu/software/windows-10-education/ and click on the Microsoft tab.
  • Parallels - Parallels offers a discount for students: go to Parallels.com and click Buy, Full Version, and select the Students tab.
  • Bootcamp - built into MacOS (only in Macs released before Nov. 2020). Look in Applications, Utilities for the Bootcamp Assistant.

Video: How to download and Install VMware Fusion

As of Jan 17th VMWARE is only available for fac/staff/grad students doing research

If you believe you fall under this category please email support@eng.ua.edu and we will confirm your status

Video: How to create Windows VM

Video: How to install Windows with Bootcamp

Troubleshooting

For VMware issues see here