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Possibilities multiply with Abaqus 2020

Possibilities multiply with Abaqus 2020

About one month ago (January 2021), Abaqus Student Edition 2020 was released. This new version not only includes novelties in the fields of interactions, enhanced compatibility of different finite elements, improvements in some constitutive models… But it also...
How to use special characters in Abaqus/Scripting

How to use special characters in Abaqus/Scripting

Out of the anglosaxon world it is very common using the so called special characters. For example, some of the most common special characters in latin-based languages are accented vowels (á, à, ä, â…) and others like ñ, ç, ß… In general, when working with...
Control the visualization in Abaqus in 3 steps

Control the visualization in Abaqus in 3 steps

In Abaqus, as in any other CAD/CAE software, we often need to manipulate the visualization of the geometry on the screen, either pan, rotate or zoom. This operations are a must when editing or simply visualizing the geometry. In general, every program has its own...
How to avoid errors with the units in Abaqus

How to avoid errors with the units in Abaqus

One of the first questions that come up when we start working with Abaqus is, what units shall I use for the density, elastic modulus or even the dimensions of my model? I mean, what units should I use for the length, time, mass, force, stress or any other magnitude....
How to automate your work in Abaqus in 12 minutes

How to automate your work in Abaqus in 12 minutes

What is Abaqus? Abaqus is a powerful simulation software that enables the study of problems from many different disciplines, like for instance, mechanical analyses, that is, those in which solids are deformable and there is a known relation between forces and...