fe-safe 2019 available

Dassault Systemes released the SIMULIA 2019 products (Abaqus, Isight, Tosca, fe-safe, Simpack and XFlow). This post provides an overview of the new key features of fe-safe 2019 and the procedure to download/install the new fe-safe 2019.

The key features of the other SIMULIA 2019 products can be found in the following posts: Abaqus 2019 or Isight 2019.

fe-safe 2019 key features

  • New Functionality
    • New infinite life algorithm (Prismatic Hull Method)
      • This algorithm is designed for complex multiaxial stress histories, and allows tuning to the different S-N curves in bending/tension and in torsion.
    • New TCD (Theory of critical distance) algorithms (Susmel-Lazzarin and Matake)
  • Enhanced Functionality
    • Improved weld finder for partial penetration welds (weld fatigue)
      • Root-through-plate failure mode added
      • Better automated detection of root domains
      • Shear dominated failure calculations more robust and less noisy for curved weld lines
      • Throat failure weld end wrap-around angle default improved
      • Throat failure plane wraparound angle default improved
    • Multiple plugins of the Custom Module Framework can be used within the same project

Download fe-safe 2019

Execute the procedure below to download fe-safe 2019. Send an email to sales@4realsim.com if you don’t have access to the download section or fe-safe 2019.

Step 1:

Go to 3ds.com/support (1)
Click on download (2)

SIMULIA fe-safe 2019 4realsim

Step 2:

Click on Access your Download (1)

SIMULIA fe-safe 2019 4realsim

Step 3:

Log in
Select SIMULIA (1)
Select SIMULIA Abaqus, Isight, fe-safe, Tosca (2)

SIMULIA fe-safe 2019 4realsim

Step 4:

Select the Abaqus 2019 release and the level (either GA or hot fix) (1 and 2)

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fe-safe 2019 installation

The complete fe-safe 2019 installation procedure (together with Isight, tosca and Abaqus) is shown in the youtube video below.

First, the 5 downloaded files (with the name 2019.AM_SIM_Abaqus_Extend.AllOS.x-5.tar) need to be extracted into a single directory. This can be done by selecting the 5 files, right click on them and extract them to a specific location.

The installation guide of the SIMULIA packages (SimuliaInstallationGuide.pdf) can be found directory AM_SIM_Abaqus_Extend.AllOS\1

fe-safe 2019 can be installed with the suite installer. You can run the suite installer by running setup.exe in AM_SIM_Abaqus_Extend.ALLOS\1.

Do you need more info?

If you need more info about fe-safe 2019 release, do not hesitate to contact us or write us an email to sales@4realsim.com