ABAQUS: The finite element solver

Linear and nonlinear analysis

Implicit and explicit solver

Wide range of analysis possibilities

Wide range of nonlinear material possibilities


Abaqus: nonlinear finite element

Abaqus is the finite element analysis software of Dassault Systemes SIMULIA. The software suite delivers accurate, robust, high-performance solutions for challenging nonlinear problems, large-scale linear dynamics applications, and routine design simulations.

Main capabilities

Linear and nonlinear analysis

Large deformations and contact simulations

Wide range of different analysis types

Scripting and GUI customization features

Wide range of nonlinear material possibilities

Accurate and robust solver

Abaqus advantages

Increase your confidence in your product behavior

Decrease the number of physical prototypes

Shorten time to market for your new products

Reduce your development costs

Explore new materials


Abaqus/Standard is the general-purpose finite element solver that employs an implicit integration scheme, Abaqus/Standard employs a solution technology ideal for static and low-speed dynamic events where highly accurate stress solutions are critically important.

Abaqus/Standard capabilities

Static stress/displacement

Dynamic stress/displacement

Steady-state transport



Coupled pore fluid flow and stress

Mass diffusion

Acoustic and shock problems


Abaqus/Explicit is the general-purpose finite element program that employs explicit integration scheme to solve highly nonlinear systems with many complex contacts under transient loads.

Abaqus/Explicit capabilities

Dynamic stress/displacement

Brief transient dynamic events

Severely nonlinear behavior

Coupled Eulerian-Lagrangian (CEL)

Quasi-static forming events

Discrete element

Eulerian analysis

Smoothed particle hydrodynamics (SPH)

4RealSim: Abaqus information

Contact 4RealSim via the contact form to obtain more information on Abaqus.

4RealSim is a SIMULIA value solutions partner of Dassault Systèmes in Belgium, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Portugal and Spain. Furthermore 4RealSim offers Abaqus trainings and Finite Element consulting services.

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