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Abaqus Apr 01, 2024

After installing Abaqus Golden, you are now ready to patch Abaqus with the latest hot fix. Dassault Systèmes continues to release updates to Abaqus throughout the year. That is what “SIMULIA Abaqus 2024.FP.CFA.####” is in the Level menu. 


Abaqus Jan 23, 2024

Dassault Systémes' robust cloud compute environment can solve Abaqus simulation jobs on up to 192 cores. This cloud solver, housed on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform, is fully elastic, enabling unlimited computational resources to simulation analysts. Additionally, this cloud environment offers substantial advantages to simulation users regarding cost-effectiveness and productivity. In this article, we discuss how users can run simulation jobs on the cloud with the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform. 

Abaqus Dec 12, 2023

This article discusses modeling arbitrary shaped beam cross sections in Abaqus and includes a verification of the beam model comparing shell vs solid elements. When modeling and working with a slender structure, there are three options available, each more computationally efficient than the next.

SIMULATION Oct 16, 2023

Designing rotating machinery requires a thorough analysis of potential vibrational feedback that could occur in the system during operation. If proper precautions are not taken, excessive vibrational excitations in rotating systems can create catastrophic failures. In this article, see how we used 3DEXPERIENCE STRUCTURAL roles and Abaqus FEA software to perform an analysis workflow focusing on the identification of critical speeds where large vibrational excitations are most likely to occur.

Abaqus Sep 29, 2023

The Abaqus Associative Interface is tailored to integrate with SOLIDWORKS users. It provides a direct channel to transfer geometry from SOLIDWORKS to Abaqus/CAE. With this interface, users can easily send individual components or a full assembly from SOLIDWORKS to Abaqus/CAE using a single click.

Abaqus Aug 28, 2023

The finite elements in “finite element analysis” (and how you create them) are fundamental. FEA users need to be able to easily create high-quality mesh patterns, and the algorithms behind the behavior of that mesh under load need to balance speed, accuracy, and capability to match the simulation’s intentions (whether that be a “quick and dirty” stiffness assessment or high-fidelity nonlinear stress analysis).  This article introduces some of what Abaqus can offer to help produce high-quality, purpose-driven FE models for better and faster analysis.

Abaqus Jul 26, 2023

Each FEA tool on the market contains its own selection of solvers and solution procedures that may or may not be able to represent these phenomena with varying degrees of efficiency and accuracy. Abaqus excels at having a widely applicable and highly efficient solver portfolio. Let’s take a closer look at the many applications of that broad and deep FEA toolbox. 

SIMULATION Jul 25, 2023

Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) is a powerful discipline that enables engineers to design, analyze, and optimize complex systems and structures more efficiently and accurately. It has revolutionized the way engineering is done and will continue to be a critical component of the engineering process in the future. If you are looking to bring Finite Element Analysis (FEA) or Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software in-house, there are a few things you should know before you buy.   

As a design progresses, engineers move on to more detailed analyses to validate the design. This is where SOLIDWORKS Simulation can be leveraged to quickly analyze individual components and multi-part assemblies in a range of loading conditions. However, as designs become more complex, the limitations of SOLIDWORKS Simulation become apparent, and more powerful tools like Abaqus are required. This article helps you determine when is a good time to upgrade. 



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