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It is time to learn more!

March 17th, 2020|Comments Off on It is time to learn more!

Dear CATIA, SIMULIA and 3DExperience Customers, Since corona-virus pandemic continues spreading everywhere in the world, you are probably working from home today - and that is a good thing to do by the way! But [...]

Using CSLIPEQ in Abaqus/Standard

August 8th, 2019|Comments Off on Using CSLIPEQ in Abaqus/Standard

Often enough when working with contact problems we want to consider the full surface slip between our surfaces - not the directional components CSLIP1 and CSLIP2. CSLIPEQ represents the total slip length at a slave or [...]

Lingering Explicit jobs on Windows 7

May 6th, 2019|Comments Off on Lingering Explicit jobs on Windows 7

During the last couple of weeks I've noticed that a few of my explicit jobs does not terminate properly on Windows 7. This forces me to manually terminate the processes (which does not take up [...]

Customized Graph Settings in Abaqus 2016/2017

January 30th, 2017|0 Comments

I will show you how to set the axis labels and legends to 24pt, and the axis labels (Energy / Time) to 18pt as new default options using “Save Display Options” and with Python. Both methods can be used to customize other settings such as background color (I prefer a solid white background), the averaging threshold etc. […]

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. […]

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? […]

Meet us at NAFEMS Gothenburg 10-11 May

May 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Next week Ebbe and Sedat will attend the NAFEMS Nordic conference in Gothenburg the 10-11 May. They are available for both meetings and friendly chats during the whole event. You can pre-book meetings with us [...]

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. […]

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 [...]

Python for Abaqus – Courses Available NOW!

December 1st, 2014|0 Comments

We are proud to announce the first release of “Python for Abaqus”, interactive lessons primarily aimed at analysts who crave more control over their favorite FEM application! […]

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. […]

Abaqus, Tokens, Cores and Hyper-threading

September 8th, 2014|Comments Off on Abaqus, Tokens, Cores and Hyper-threading

I recently got a few questions regarding on how many tokens that was needed for running on a certain number of cores. It really is a simple question, but I think it is important to answer it thoroughly to avoid confusion. […]

SCC14 – Proceedings and Technical Deep Dives available on swYm!

August 12th, 2014|Comments Off on SCC14 – Proceedings and Technical Deep Dives available on swYm!

huge selection of high-quality presentations sharing insights of conquered problems, lessons-learned and in-house research. Most of these user-presentations featured industry leaders such as  Airbus, Baker Hughes, Boeing, NASA, DNV, Rolls Royce, GE… and many many others…where they showcased the bleeding edge in realistic simulation. […]

Abaqus FEA helps Technip engineers custom design umbilicals for deep offshore oil and gas wells.

July 29th, 2014|Comments Off on Abaqus FEA helps Technip engineers custom design umbilicals for deep offshore oil and gas wells.

Dassault Systèmes solutions (Abaqus FEA) helps Technip engineers custom design umbilicals for deep offshore oil and gas wells. Abaqus is used to analyze highly nonlinear, dynamic behavior and provide the ability to customize scripting tools. [...]