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Downgrade a Catia model to a previous release (V5 and 3DExp)

January 13th, 2017|1 Comment

Recently, we received a question from a customer regarding downgrading of Catia files in V5 and 3DExperience, so if you have struggled too, keep on reading. […]

Use reverse engineering features to repair a surface

November 4th, 2016|0 Comments

Today, many boat’ hulls that are designed from different CAD software contain connectivity errors, such as holes, gaps, overlaps, bumps, patch singularities, tangency defect, etc. These problems disallow the “offsetability” of the hull’s surface. This article will show you how it is possible to use reverse engineering tool to transform a tesselated surface into a proper surface. It is also suitable for STL and Scan model. […]

Transform a Scan into a Surface with CATIA 3DExperience

October 27th, 2016|0 Comments

One of our customer runs CFD Analysis on Boats. The software is using provides STL outputs. A STL model is a lightweight representation that only contains triangles. It is mainly used for 3D printing and also by some 3Dviewer. Our customer contacted us because he needed to transform his scan into a surface. This article will explain you how we can transform a scan into a surface using automatic feature in CATIA. […]

Find information about CATIA surfing on the web!

October 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Dear CATIA fans, last week one of our customer asked us: “Where can I found more information about CATIA in general – V5 and 3DExperience?” I wrote this article for those who do not know CATIA but also for the casual and advanced users. I want to share you all the useful links, nice videos and good tips and tricks you can find today on the web. […]

Script: Flexnet Real-Time Monitor

September 29th, 2016|0 Comments

We are developing a tool to help manage Abaqus Tokens by providing real-time statistics and in the future, create rudimentary usage logs. Help us create a great tool by signing up as a beta user. […]

Design Quickly with GSD!

September 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Generative Shape Design, famous for its acronym GSD, is the surface modeling application inside CATIA 3DExperience. It allows CAD-Engineers to express their creativity – by designing advanced shapes. This article shows you how to increase your design efficiency and robustness. […]

Surface Preparation and Meshing in the 3DExperience

September 21st, 2016|1 Comment

For several centuries hulls were defined by paper body planes. Then 2D software appear to define hulls body plan. For few years’ 3D software are used by naval architect to design hulls. Today it is time to design boat in 3D using appropriate CAD software ! […]

Script: Abaqus Benchmarking Tool

September 20th, 2016|0 Comments

We have published a tool that will enable you to easily create performance data for your workstations and laptops. I have always recommended our customers to run their jobs with at least two cores, to back up that statement it has been easier to provide a tool that measures performance increase over a number of cores on the customers’ configuration based on benchmark jobs provided by SIMULIA instead of providing empty promises. We are engineers that favors hard facts after all, aren’t we? […]

Plastic Part Design and Injection Filling

September 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Design plastic parts according to business rules Functional Plastic Part is a CATIA application that allows you to design easily robust and complex plastic model. This application has been developed for the specific industry of plastic, based on Plastic Designer’s knowledge. […]

CATIA V5 Blurry text in Windows 10

May 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Have you experienced blurry text after upgrading to Windows 10? This is because MS have changed their way of handle display scaling. It seems like people are experiencing different kind of problems and solutions out [...]

Abaqus: Running Job Batches with Python

April 12th, 2016|0 Comments

As previously mentioned, running batches kicks ass! In that post I quickly described how to use bat files to get your workstation churning at all times. This time I’ll show you the necessary steps to convert this into python. Why you probably ask? Well, with python we can easily start to extend functionality to do cool stuff like logging solution time for each job in the batch, create real-time convergence plots and even schedule jobs. I will keep this post as basic as possible, so do not fear if you aren’t familiar with python – you’ll only need the ability to read and some basic logical thinking. If not, run. […]

Catia V5 Startup Commands

April 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Discover the commands that lives beneath your Catia V5 Icon. We will give you a short introduction that will enable you to take advantage of these commands. Open directly into your favorite workbench populated with your current projects and run macros at start-up are just a few things you can easily setup. If you are an CAD-administrator, then this is a must-read!   […]

Abaqus: Running Batch Jobs 101

February 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Batching jobs is essential to fully utilize your hardware and software resources. It is satisfying to relax during the off-hours knowing that the huge series of jobs you created during the daytime will run continuously throughout the night (and sometimes weekends). […]

Abaqus: Export data to Excel – part 2

May 7th, 2015|Comments Off on Abaqus: Export data to Excel – part 2

Most of you have already experienced that Abaqus/Viewer is a very capable tool for graph generation. Built-in functionality enables us to create, edit and visualize XY-data in smooth matter. This is good and all, but often enough [...]

Abaqus: Script to export XYdata to Excel

October 29th, 2014|4 Comments

A few weeks back, I was made aware of a bug in release 6.14-1. The description of the bug was as follows: In Abaqus/CAE, trying to copy and paste in certain tables can cause the Windows clipboard to not function It turns out that this is very inconvenient if you use third-party software such as excel or similar to create graphs to do comparisons. […]

Abaqus Tips & Tricks: Changing default font-sizes

September 25th, 2014|Comments Off on Abaqus Tips & Tricks: Changing default font-sizes

8pt to 12pt In this post I will show you how to change the default font-size from 8pt to 12pt for the legend/title/state- block in the Abaqus/Viewer. Then outline how you can use it do change other default behaviors. […]