Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

Whats NEW IN TOSCA 2021

After few blogs on Abaqus 2021 enhancements we now move over to TOSCA. Before getting into each feature update, lets recapitulate at the history of enhancements of TOCSA since 2017. The image below is self explanatory. One noticeable improvement is handling of large groups in design responses about which we will discuss more. Easier interpretation of results: We know that

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What’s new in fe-safe 2021

In this blog, we cover fatigue enhancements and as usual, first we discuss the durability role in 3D Experience platform followed by standalone fe-safe updates. Durability enhancements in 3D Experience The new licensing scheme: There is no need for a separate add-on role anymore. The advanced structural role called mechanical analyst (SMU) has been deprecated and replaced by structural analysis

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What’s new in Abaqus 2021 non linear functionalities

The greatest value of Abaqus lies in its non-linear functionalities so it is obvious that new developments would revolve around these features. The 2021x has gone through a very exhaustive feature upgrade process. It may not be possible to cover all of it in a blog article but I have tried my best to include major enhancements. Element Technology enhancement:

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What’s new in Abaqus 2021- Contacts and Constraints

This is our second blog on What’s new series of 2021 and it primarily talks about solver contact and constraints enhancements. Foams enhancements: This is a big achievement in foams modeling. Foams always had a problem of penetrations due to large deformation. The explicit solver has been modified to address these penetrations. First lets understand why penetrations tend to be

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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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