"Finite Elements with No Mesh, No Fuss". Applications
to heat transfer, reaction-diffusion, solid mechanics, fluid mechanics,
electromagnetics, groundwater flow. Restricted to 2D, but a 3D version
is on the way. PDEase is budget-priced for students. Further information
and demo software from the Macsyma web site.
See also the Maxima web site
for information on an open source version of Macsyma.