BETA CAE Systems and Altair Engineering, Inc continue working in consent so that ANSA & META package is a high quality and efficiency pre- & post- processing solution for RADIOSS - Finite Element Solver, as it is for numerous other solver codes.
Altair empowers client innovation and decision-making through technology that optimizes the analysis, management and visualization of business and engineering information.
RADIOSS - Finite Element Solver is a component of Altair's Hyperworks products suite, that is an enterprise simulation solution for rapid design exploration and decision-making.
BETA CAE Systems is a member of ANSYS Enhanced Solution Partner (ESP) program. This long lasting co-operation with ANSYS, Inc. and its subsidiaries worldwide, targets to the development of high quality pre- and post-processing solutions for its products: ANSYS®Structural, ANSYS® CFX® and FLUENT®.
BETA CAE Systems in co-operation with ANSYS offer also a direct integration of SpaceClaim and ANSA, available in ANSA v14.0 and on.
ANSYS, Inc., founded in 1970, develops and globally markets engineering simulation software and technologies widely used by engineers and designers across a broad spectrum of industries. The Company focuses on the development of open and flexible solutions that enable users to analyze designs directly on the desktop, providing a common platform for fast, efficient and cost-conscious product development, from design concept to final-stage testing and validation.
Aras combines enterprise open source technology with advanced model-based service oriented architecture to deliver a highly scalable, flexible and secure PLM solution suite.
BETA co-operates with Aras for offering Aras Comet connector to ANSA.
Aras Comet is a vendor-neutral process automation application specifically for CAE/Simulation. It allows execution of user-defined simulation processes that will invoke Aras Comet Connectors to interact with CAD applications, meshing applications, solvers, post processors, and finally generate a results report.
BETA CAE Systems is a member of the Autodesk ADN (Autodesk Developer Network). The purpose of this is to enable BETA CAE Systems to deliver high level modelling for Autodesk® Simulation Moldflow® plastic injection molding simulation software.
AVEVA is a leader in engineering design and information management solutions for the Plant, Power and Marine industries. For more than 45 years it has delivered business-critical software solutions to owner operators, engineering contractors and shipbuilders around the world.
BETA CAE Systems is pleased to work with AVEVA for the establishment of improved product-development processes in the Shipbuilding and Offshore industries, by combining AVEVA Marine and the ANSA / META suite.
CONTACT Software and BETA CAE Systems have launched a development partnership to incorporate the field of product validation into Product Lifecycle Management (PLM). This will enable two renowned leading software manufacturers, in their relevant fields, to bundle their know-how: CONTACT in PLM and BETA in the field of simulation. The cooperation aims to close the gap which has previously existed between the worlds of CAD and analysis with an integrated range of solutions.
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CoreTech System Co., Ltd. (Moldex3D) was founded in 1995, it has provided the professional plastic injection molding CAE solution "Moldex3D" series for the plastic injection molding industry. Moldex3D provides in-depth simulation of a wide application range of injection molding processes to optimize product design and manufacturability, shorten time-to-market, and maximize product ROI. With the best-in-class advanced 3D solid analysis technology, Moldex3D has been adopted by many global companies and institutions.
BETA CAE Systems has the priviledge to have the co-operation of CoreTech System Co., Ltd. (Moldex3D) for enabling ANSA to deliver highquality models for Moldex3D.
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Read more: Overview of ANSA and Moldex3D Coupling
cosin scientific software was founded 2009 to advance the development and application of FTire, the leading higher-frequency tire model in the market.
cosin provides high-end simulation software for tire and vehicle dynamics and road modeling. The key product FTire has established its position as the leading tire model for vehicle comfort and NVH analysis over the last years.
Together with development partners, cosin offers full range support for tire data measurement, parameter identification and road surface measurement.
BETA CAE Systems is pleased to co-operate with cosin scientific software for the support of FTire tire models within ANSA KINETICS tool.
The FTire models are licensed and distributed by cosin scientific software
Read: KINETICS tool of ANSA for Multi Body Dynamics
Established in 1984, Software Cradle Co. Ltd. has been dedicated to providing a consistent service including CFD software development, sales, technical support, and education to our customers.
As a unique service, the company offers various types of products, holds regular workshops / seminars, and develops customized products corresponding to the individual needs of the customers. Beyond software products, Software Cradle also provides the whole solution to obtain effective and valuable simulation results for its customers.
BETA CAE Systems has the priviledge to have the co-operation of Software Cradle for building an interface of ANSA/META suite to SC/Tetra. On top of the SC/Tetra mesh generation, users may now take advantage of the full ANSA power for complete CFD pre-processing, from geometry handling, to surface & volume meshing and morphing. Moreover, the powerfull functionality of META is available in full range for the handling of SC/Tetra results.
DATADVANCE is an independent software developer of design space exploration and predictive modeling solutions. pSeven – DATADVANCE's flagship product – is a powerful platform for automation of engineering simulation and analysis, data analysis and design optimization. The mission of the company is to develop efficient software tools to enable engineers to reduce product design lead-time and cost and improve product quality and performance.
BETA and DATADVANCE are co-operating for linking ANSA, pSeven and META into optimization efficient workflows.
As one of the leading companies in the field of CAE-based sensitivity analysis, multidisciplinary opti-mization and robustness evaluation, Dynardo develops software solutions for worldwide customers and conducts consulting and FE analysis services in virtual product development, civil engineering and geomechanics. The service also includes comprehensive support and training programs. Being both a software developer and engineering consultant, the company provides a high amount of flexibility towards special market requirements in the CAE sector.
BETA CAE Systems has the priviledge to co-operate with Dynardo for coupling ANSA/META suite with OptiSLang Optimizer. The implementation to the Optimization Workflow is consolidated through the user-friendly interface of Solver Wizards in OptiSlang, avoiding any scripting or manual operation. The required Design Parameters definition performed in ANSA, as well as the Responses Definition performed in META, are automatically transferred to the OptiSlang workflow, as an advanced automation benefit.
ESI is a pioneer and among the leading providers in Virtual Prototyping, leveraging the physics of materials. Established in more than 40 countries worldwide, ESI helps industrial clients shorten their product development cycle by eliminating the need for physical prototypes.
BETA and ESI mantain a long lasting co-operation for offering to the market BETA's high performance pre- and post-processing solutions for ESI's solvers.
ESTECO is an independent technology provider delivering first-class software solutions aimed at perfecting the simulation-driven design process. With more than 15 years’ experience, the company supports leading organizations in designing the products of the future, today. ESTECO smart engineering suite brings enterprise-wide solutions for design optimization, simulation data management and process integration and automation with the aim of helping companies excel across this innovation journey and accomplish the shift to agile product development. Founded in 1999, the company is headquartered in Trieste (Italy), with offices in Michigan (USA), Pune (India) and an international network of channel partners.
In co-operation with ESTECO, BETA CAE Systems offers solutions for the coupling of ANSA, modeFRONTIER and META into efficient optimization cycles.
modeFRONTIER - META Direct Node
modeFRONTIER - ANSA Direct Node
Multi-objective optimization with modeFRONTIER interfaces for ANSA and META Post
Fast Concept Modelling ∠ Simulation (FCMS) GmbH develops and markets process solution for the CAx-aided configuration and optimization of product components and vehicle structures. FCMS supports end-to-end and thus faster development processes in the automotive engineering and commercial vehicle industries in particular.
The FCMS tool suite helps drastically reduce the amount of time needed for the design-validation-design cycle. This means that companies can make functionally validated product variants available faster and thus enhance their time-to-market competitive advantage. FCMS, which is headquartered in Munich, is part of the CONTACT Software Group.
BETA CAE Systems and FCMS work closely together so that Fast Concept Modeller, tightly combined with the software suite of BETA, delivers efficient product development cycles.
The co-operation with Free Field Technologies S.A. not only enhances ANSA with ACTRAN format output but also powers ACTRAN users with a highly automated procedure, comprised of ANSA functions, for the generation of high quality ACTRAN models.
Moreover, BETA CAE Systems enhances its deliverables to ACTRAN users with high-performance post-proceesing of ACTRAN results using META.
Free Field Technologies S.A. develops and supports the ACTRAN finite element software for acoustic modelling and provides a range of services in the field of acoustic design. Free Field Technologies is also involved in multiple research programs in acoustics, aero-acoustics, vibro-acoustics, high-performance computing etc.
Humanetics Innovative Solutions produces a wide variety of products including regulated and non-regulated crash test dummies, ranging in size from new-born infants to large adult human surrogates. Humanetics has developed a large suite of highly detailed and validated finite element crash dummy models to compliment physical product testing. These models are available in most commonly used crash codes: LS-DYNA, PAM-CRASH, RADIOSS and ABAQUS.
In April of 2010, Denton ATD and First Technology Safety Systems (FTSS) became subsidiaries of Humanetics Innovative Solutions.
BETA CAE Systems in a joined effort with Humanetics Innovative Solutions work for the flawless support of its finite element crash dummy models by ANSA/META pre- & post-processing suite.
BETA CAE Systems, with the co-operation of IMACS, powers ANSA and META with pre- and post-processing features for the support of modeling and results analysis for SONATE©.
IMACS is a research and technology provider with activities centered on scientific computing and mathematical engineering. IMACS originated as a spin-off from Ecole Polytechnique, Centre de Mathematiques Appliquees. IMACS offers products and services ranging from consultancy to software development, deployment, maintenance and support to end users.
SONATE© is a Time Domain BEM solver for vibro-acoustics simulations, proved efficient and precise for multi-frequency problems.
BETA CAE Systems, with the co-operation of INTES Ingenieurgesellschaft für technische Software mbH, powers ANSA with numerous pre-processing features that support modeling for PERMAS. It also powers META with the inclusion of PERMAS results into the suite of supported results formats.
INTES provides high level finite element technology for a broad application spectrum. The business activities include the development of PERMAS that is an advanced Finite Element Software System offering a complete range of physical models at the highest possible performance, quality and reliability. Solutions for statics, dynamics, heat transfer, fluid-structure acoustics and optimization are available on many different hardware platforms.
Livermore Software Technology Corporation (LSTC), founded in 1987, develops LS-DYNA®, LS-PrePost®, and LS-OPT® for use in various industries, including Automobile Design, Aerospace, Manufacturing and Bioengineering. LS-DYNA® is a general-purpose transient dynamic finite element program capable of simulating complex real world problems. Its is focused on one code methodology that includes Implicit, Explicit, SMP and MPP solvers.
BETA CAE Systems enjoys the cooperation and support of LSTC for the development of state-of-the-art pre- and post-processing solutions for LSTC's LS-DYNA®.
One of the recent fruits of this co-operation was the direct coupling of LS-OPT® with ANSA/META pre- & post-processing suite.
Read: "Coupling ANSA to LS-OPT for optimization applications"
As as result of the development partnership with Magna Powertrain, dated back in year 2006, BETA CAE Systems included the support of Magna's FEMFAT in its efficient pre- and post-processing tools within ANSA & META package.
Magna Powertrain is a premier supplier for the global automotive industry with full capabilities in powertrain design, development, testing and manufacturing. Magna's FEMFAT (Finite Element Method / FATigue) software performs fatigue analyses in combination with widely used finite element programs.
Matereality® Software for Materials gives manufacturing enterprises the means to build a centralized, secure materials knowledge core to store properties, CAE material files, and material information on any material. The web-based software allows users to work with material data for material database creation, management, data analytics, and CAE material parameter conversion. The company also operates private and public material databases on the cloud for all budgets and company sizes: a Personal Database for the single user, a Workgroup Database for small groups, and enterprise-scale Material Data Servers.
Matereality is an affiliate of DatapointLabs Technical Center for Materials, which provides accurate material testing, material parameter conversion, and model validation services for CAE, allowing companies to populate their databases with high-quality, application-ready data for design and new product development. Together, the companies provide a comprehensive resource to strengthen the materials knowledge core of manufacturing enterprises.
The co-operation with Metacomp Technologies allows CFD++ users to exploit the sophisticated CFD pre-processing features of ANSA through an ANSA to CFD++ interface and the high performance post-processing features of MΕΤΑ for CFD++ results.
Metacomp Technologies is at the forefront of cutting edge technology in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Computational Aero-Acoustics, Mesh Generation and Electrostatic Paint Deposition, with its products in widespread global use. CFD++ is based on unified grid, unified physics and unified computing methodology in an advanced numerical discretization and solution framework.
MSC Software Corporation is a leading global provider of simulation solutions that enable radical improvement in the time and costs associated with designing and testing manufactured products. MSC Software’s engineering simulation technology is used by leading manufacturers for linear and nonlinear finite element analysis (FEA), acoustics, CFD, multi-physics, optimization, fatigue and durability, multi-body dynamics, and control systems simulation. The company’s products accurately and reliably predict how products will behave in the real world to help engineers design more innovative products - quickly and cost effectively.
BETA CAE Systems has a long standing technology partnership with MSC Software, assuring the best level and quality of interfacing between the products of the two companies.
The MSC. Software Corporation logo and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of MSC. Software Corporation and/or its subsidiaries.
Nextflow Software provides innovative CFD solvers and associated tools, including SPH method-based SPH-flow. SPH-flow addresses engineering companies developing and manufacturing products and systems involving fluid flows, potentially with complex geometries and interactions with solids (e.g. moving parts, deformations), in the field of automotive, aeronautics, marine, and many other industries.
SPH-flow is capable of importing CAD geometries and meshes from ANSA and exporting results to META. In particular, BETA CAE Systems brings SPH-flow results into its collaborative Virtual Reality (VR) visualization environment.
In co-operation with Noesis Solutions, BETA CAE Systems offers solutions for the coupling of ANSA, OPTIMUS and META into efficient optimization cycles.
The direct interface for ANSA/META supports the efficient optimization of engineering challenges involving pre- and post-processing of 3D simulation models. It automates the creation of an engineering workflow that contains ANSA/META model entries. A powerful embedded search engine offers dedicated filters, to simplify the selection of design parameters and result components from the ANSA/META model – allowing for an effortless parameterization.
Noesis Solutions is a software provider for the Process Integration and Multi-Disciplinary Design Optimization (PIDO) market. NOESIS' OPTIMUS is a multi-disciplinary program that leverages your current CAD/CAE systems. OPTIMUS automates simulation tasks across multiple engineering disciplines and helps explore the design space using Design of Experiments (DOE) and Response Surface Modeling (RSM) techniques.
Read more about the OPTIMUS interface to ANSA/META
P+Z Engineering GmbH of ARRK Group, is a leading supplier of software and CAE services. With 250 engineers in the Technical Calculation & Simulation Department we are one of the largest German companies in this field. With products such as THESEUS-FE we are following our strategy of turning our effort into added value for customers. THESEUS-FE is a professional software tool developed at P+Z Engineering GmbH for steady-state and fully transient thermal management applications. It is designed for the use in automotive, transportation, and aerospace industry but is also applicable in other markets.
BETA CAE Systems is happy to have the co-operation of P+Z in order to deliver to THESEUS-FE users advanced features from within the ANSA/META suite.
SENER Ingeniería y Sistemas S.A. is a privately-owned multi-branch engineering and consultancy company. Set up in 1956 as a firm of naval architects, the Company has diversified its activities to become one of the leading European companies in the fields of aerospace, infrastructures and transport, power and process and marine.
For more than 50 years, SENER has provided professional services to a wide range of ship builders, designers, owners and operators, as well as national and international bodies in the marine field. The Company has never abandoned its original marine vocation, and it is in this area that it has made its most internationally acclaimed contribution: the FORAN System, a worldwide reference program for computer design and marine construction.
BETA CAE Systems and SENER co-operate in order to enable smooth simulation processes using ANSA/META and FORAN System.
Read: Normal Modes analysis of a ship’s substructure - from FORAN CAD data to results using ANSA, Nastran and META
"Big-data" and "numerical simulation results" are the major focal points for SIDACT’s scientific research, development and distribution of applications.
In particular, SIDACT GmbH (Simulation Data Analysis and Compression Technologies) concentrates on compressing numerical simulation results for improved usability and using advanced math for the analysis of such results for new and enhanced insights. Beginning of 2013 SIDACT took over from the Fraunhofer Institute SCAI the development, support and distribution of FEMZIP.
FEMZIP is a software tool for compression of Crash, Structural Analysis, and CFD simulation results by a factor of 10. SIDACT's FEMUNZIPLIB is integrated into META post-processor. FEMUNZIPLIB enables the seamless de-compression of FEMZIP compressed simulation results files as part of META reading processes.
The cooperation with Siemens PLM Software delivers to the Industry highly efficient solutions for interfacing NX Nastran, Teamcenter®, FiberSim and HEEDS software with BETA CAE Systems software suite, scaling up the benefits of simulation.
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services with 5.5 million licensed seats and 51,000 customers worldwide. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, Siemens PLM Softwares open enterprise solutions enable a world where organizations and their partners collaborate through Global Innovation Networks to deliver world-class products and services.
The co-operation of SIMULIA and BETA CAE Systems is one of the enablers for the high quality of pre- & post-processing solutions for Abaqus/Standard and Abaqus/Explicit offered by BETA CAE Systems.
The coupling of ANSA and META with Isight and Tosca into efficient optimization cycles is another successful solution deriving from this cooperation.
A tighter integration of ANSA into Isight optimization cycles can be achieved with the ANSA component, an add-on to Isight, available by SIMULIA. More information...
The Tosca-ANSA environment, available by BETA, is a highly automated tool for the effective set-up of advanced optimization tasks for topology, shape and bead optimization scenarios with Tosca Structure. Due to the approved openness of ANSA and TOSCA this solution enables a seamless integration into existing simulation processes that ensures an effortless step towards optimization. The Tosca-ANSA environment is based on the technology of the leading pre-processor ANSA and benefits from its functionality. More information...
Press Release:TOSCA ANSA™ environment – a new powerful graphical user interface for the leading optimization software TOSCA Structure.
White Paper: Topology and Shape optimization within the ANSA-TOSCA Environment
One more solution evolved through this cooperation is the high standards support of "Verity® Module in fe-safe" by the software suite of BETA CAE Systems.
Read the white paper: Integrated Verity® weld definition tool for ANSA users
SIMULIA is the Dassault Systèmes brand that delivers a scalable portfolio of Realistic Simulation solutions including the Abaqus product suite for Unified Finite Element Analysis, multiphysics solutions for insight into challenging engineering problems, and lifecycle management solutions for managing simulation data, processes, and intellectual property. www.simulia.com
ThermoAnalytics, Inc. is a leading developer of thermal, fluid-flow, and infrared modeling software. ThermoAnalytics software is used throughout a wide range of industries, including defense, automotive, aerospace, architecture, electronics, and manufacturing.
ThermoAnalytics and BETA CAE Systems work closely in order to deliver high quality support of TAITherm (formerly marketed as RadTherm) and MuSES® from ANSA/META suite.
Vanderplaats Research & Development, Inc., (VR&D) specializes in a variety of engineering optimization software which can be used to solve complex client problems. The engineering optimization software is designed to work with many different types of scenarios in highly efficient ways. VR&D and BETA co-operate for the effective coupling of their software.
Wolf Star Technologies offers consulting services with the committed to helping clients and customers realize their product development goals by leveraging FEA tools to work with test data. Understanding the challenges of Product Development and the pitfalls of structural and dynamic issues that plague every Product Development project, Wolf Star Technologies brings to the table solutions that address the fundamental question of how an engineer / analyst should work with their FEA tools. The products True-Load™, True-QSE™, and True-LDE™ bring understanding to dynamic loading of structures and how to extract decision ready data from FEA models.
BETA CAE Systems suite is now included in the supported platforms for True-Load™ and True-QSE™. In this way, engineers are provided with additional tools for fast development of load cases for their FEA models that match strain values, and better understanding of the time varying nature of the responses to know loading histories.
Read the technical white paper: "The True-LoadTM process and META Software"