For Academic Users ONLY
Academic - Terms and conditions of use
Notes on Software, Technical Support and Documentation
a) Fixed licences (security
USB protected) at the stated price for
each, with no discount for multiple copies, or
b) Floating/Network licences at the stated price for the first
floating/network licence and a reduced price for each additional licence.
Additional licences will be given the same expiry date as the first
licence at the site and will only be valid if payments for the first licence at a site are
maintained. Payments for additional licences must be made in advance. A "site"
is considered to be a building or organisation with a unique billing address.
Technical support of supported software is provided for each initial site
licence through a single individual nominated by the licensee.
LUSAS Academic allows any LUSAS application product to be
selected at run-time. Current products are LUSAS Analyst, LUSAS Composite, LUSAS
Bridge and LUSAS Civil & Structural
LUSAS Academic includes
Fast Solvers, IMD Plus, Nonlinear, Dynamics, Thermal/Field, and
Heat of Hydration analysis product options.
The price for the first licence at a site includes CD media and the
following printed documentation: Installation Guide, Getting Started
Guide, Modeller Reference Manual, Application Manual (Civil &
Bridge) Application Examples Manual (Civil & Bridge), Examples
Manual (General)plus one free copy of the Student Teaching/Training CD.
All manuals are provided on-line and additional printed manuals are
available at extra cost.
All manuals are provided on the CD in PDF format for direct printing.
Notes on UK VAT / EC
Equivalent Tax Registration Numbers
Value Added Tax (VAT) will be added
to all orders from addresses within the UK.
Orders from non-UK addresses located
within the European Community will be charged VAT at the UK
current rate unless a VAT / EC Equivalent Tax
Registration Number has been given. Please ensure that your Tax
Number is specified.
Orders from countries located
outside the European Community will not be charged VAT.
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Results produced by LUSAS Academic software are the intellectual
property right of the user, but it is mandatory that publications containing results
produced by LUSAS Academic software contain a reference to LUSAS.
Copies of LUSAS Academic software (other than the Student
Teaching / Training CD) may not be released to any party without written authorisation
from Finite Element Analysis Ltd. (FEA)
No copy of LUSAS Academic software may be used for bureau
applications or any commercial purpose without written authorisation from FEA and the
payment of royalties.
The royalty payment will be either 10% of the total value of the project
invoiced to the educational establishment's client, including personnel time and computer
costs, or the appropriate commercial fee based on the monthly lease rate for the software
for the total duration of the project, whichever is the lesser. A copy of all invoices
issued to the client in connection with the project must be sent to FEA.
Copies of LUSAS Academic software remain the property of FEA for
all time, and may not be transferred to any computer without both a software agreement for
the use of the software on that computer being in existence, and written authorisation by
FEA accepts no liability whatsoever, in respect of the use of LUSAS
software or manuals.
The annual licence fee must be paid annually in advance.
The annual licence fee will include the supply of software media and
selected printed documentation for each major revision of the software. No interim updates
will be provided.
Unless otherwise stated on the licence schedule, support for LUSAS Academic
will only be provided to academic establishments if the support option has been
By printing the
academic order form supplied, completing it and sending it to FEA, you agree to abide by the terms and conditions as stated
Credit card and purchase order information
should not be sent by unencrypted email. You may want to download the PDF version of the order form,
complete it, and fax it to FEA on +44 (0)20 8549 9399.
Software will not be dispatched until payment has been received.