Category Archives: Simulation

Restart Analysis in Abaqus

While many Abaqus veterans should have dealt with Abaqus restarts at some point in their career, for those who are new to it, it is worth to mention that restart does not necessarily mean “start again from scratch.” In-fact the intent of restart is somewhat opposite. Restart is particularly useful when model is large in size and analysis prematurely fails

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Whats new in Abaqus CAE 2020x

Its end of the year 2019 and just like any other prior year DS is ready with new release, both for standalone products as well as 3DX roles. Accordingly, we are ready with our blog series “what’s new in 2020”. So lets start with Abaqus CAE first. The later blog articles will include solver functionality enhancements as well. Partitioning enhancement:

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Whats new in FEMAP 12.0 PreProcessing

FEMAP! That can be defined as a dedicated standalone, windows based pre and post processor for different types of finite element analysis simulations. It has a long history since its inception in 1985. The product was earlier with Unigraphics Systems which was acquired by Siemens PLM Solutions few years back. Every branded FEA software product gets upgraded every year with

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Finite element Pre Processing: Siemens Femap vs. MSC Patran

There have been quite a few market whispers about MSC Software and its products since the company’s acquisition by Symphony Technologies few years back. It’s flagship pre-processing tool called MSC Patran has been under spotlight since the introduction of new equivalent tool by MSC Software (now Symphony) called MSC Apex.  MSC Software adopted a similar strategy during 2008-09 by introducing

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What’s new in Fe-Safe 2019 release

In this series of ‘what’s new in 2019” release we will highlight new features in standalone fe-safe as well as in durability apps of 3D Experience platform. General enhancements as well as specific enhancements in fe-safe/rubber are included. Durability roles in 3D EXPERIENCE Platform Fatigue specialist role in 3D EXPERIENCE Platform is now available in 2019 GA though it was

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What’s new in Abaqus 2019 non-linear mechanics solver

2019 solver has number of enhancements that spans from fracture mechanics to element formulation to material formulation. Let’s start with what’s there on the fracture mechanics side: Fracture mechanics enhancements Introduction of new linear elastic fatigue crack growth procedure: Allows for change in contact conditions while loading, allows non-linear geometry behavior, mixed mode fatigue loading and viewer improvement. It is

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