Femap is now available by monthly subscription in the US and Canada

Now you have a choice, Femap with NX Nastran is now available in the US and Canada by perpetual license or by subscription on a monthly basis. You can choose from three popular configurations on our ……

Advanced Nonlinear Memory Management

For users of SOL 601 Advanced Nonlinear, especially with large models, you might want to try the following settings to more efficiently allocate main memory for the solver.
 
The reason……

Making the Change to Simulation-Driven Design

Simulation-driven design is a topic that continues to hold importance in product development. Today we’re going to look at why, as a business leader, you should adopt this philosophy and what’s stopp……

PLM World Call for Papers

Abstracts are now being accepted for the Siemens PLM Connection 2016 Annual Users Conference in Orlando, Florida, May 16-19, 2016.
 
For Simulation related presentations, we are doing someth……

Cloud Computing – How Can It Help You?

Cloud computing is more than just a trend or buzzword for the software and technology industries. The term has been around since 1996 according to some sources, though its origins are still hotly deb……

Femap with NX Nastran plays a critical role in the design of NASA’s new Orion spacecraft

The Lockheed Martin designed Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle will carry up to six people into space, provide emergency abort capability, sustain the crew during the space travel, and provide safe re……

NX Nastran Performance Improvements

I have been doing a little performance testing in the latest release of NX Nastran (10.2) which is included in the newest Femap release just announced (version 11.2.1) and I thought I would share a f……

HPC and NX Nastran: Robust Solutions for Mercedes-Benz Simulations

Daimler Mercedes-Benz has been using simulation in R&D for around 50 years. What started as in-house developed solutions for vehicle design eventually evolved, and the use of more detailed models……

Inocean Streamlines Simulation Process with NX

Offshore oil vessels are massive, and with the freight they carry, there’s no room for error. Oil spills can be catastrophic, so it’s important the companies that produce these vessels such as Inocea……