Algor is a well-known engineering software company whose products include finite element programs, mechanical event simulation, CAD integration, quality assurance services, and educational material.
The Algor Professional Series comprises a wide range of FE packages including stress analysis with linear/nonlinear material models, mechanical event simulation, heat transfer, fluid flow (laminar/turbulent), electrostatics, and the Professional Multiphysics package which includes all of the above.
Minimum hardware requirements are a PC with a Pentium class processor and 128 MB RAM, running Windows 9X/NT and a 1024x768 graphics capability.
Academic licenses are available. See the Algor web site for further information. Other web sites are http://www.feaincad.com (FE/CAD), http://www.etechlearning.com/ (educational), http://www.pipepak.com (pipe software).