BETA CAE Systems announces the release of the v24.1.0 of its software suite

Significant enhancements in model reduction have taken place in v24.1.0, among which the creation of Display Models and Reduced Models directly from Subsystems within the Model Browser, as part of the new Build Process. Coupled with Data Management that has also undergone significant upgrades, Simulation Runs and all their contents can now be recursively deleted through a single operation, provided that they are not used by other DM objects. Moreover, data can now be transferred between DMs with improved robustness and performance with the optimized “Send to DM” functionality.

Sophisticated Meshing algorithms have been introduced in the new release: Automatic identification and fix of intersecting solid structural mesh and on demand creation of compatible mesh on interface areas, as well as Hybrid mesh on casted parts. This Hybrid mesh functionality is coupled the with automatic identification of thick areas and the middle mesh on thin and solid structural mesh on thick areas, hence, leading to top-notch results, coupled with efficiency, and minimized turnaround time.

In a similar manner, placing the focus on CFD, advanced implementations in Layers generation allow for the improved smooth transition between wall function and y+ =1 areas, whereas new options have been added for radially varying first layer height.

In the area of Durability, the implementation of fracture mechanics for Abaqus enables the enriched feature definition for crack propagation simulations with XFEM for shell and solid models. Regarding Composites, Lattice, Porous and Honeycomb RVE FE models can be easily created, set up and homogenized through the RVE Generator.

As VR and AR implementations have been paving the way to XR, Human Body Model Articulation can now also take place in VR, offering positioning of a Human Body Model (HBM), visibility control over layers such as skin, flesh, skeleton, muscles, etc., along with penetration checks.

Closing with User Productivity, the new version is enriched with the power for multiple job submission, executing, monitoring, and controlling in a single window. Other implementations cover the ADVENTURECluster Solver pre-processing interface, for full model setup. This includes boundary and loading conditions, contacts, and analysis type for linear and nonlinear structural and thermal analysis. It is also now possible to automatically translate Abaqus models to EPILYSIS/Nastran and direct submit Abaqus load cases to EPILYSIS.

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