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MSC Nastran 2013 Release Guide


Docs ID    DOC10349
Status:    Published
Published date:    06/11/2013
Updated:    07/11/2014
Reported In:   MSC Nastran (2013) - MSC Nastran Docs
 

Description

The MSC Nastran 2013 Release Guide. Descriptions of the new and updated features including:


Linear Analysis

  • Enhancements to ACSRCE/RLOAD1/RLOAD2/ TOAD1/TLOAD2 Bulk Data Entries (Ch. 2)
  • Support of Inter Component Force (ICF) for the FRF/FBA/TPA Capability (Ch. 2)
  • Addition of New FBATOLR User Parameter for Use in the FBA Process (Ch. 2)
  • Fatigue Analysis/Output Request (Ch. 2)


Acoustics

  • Poroelastic Material (PEM) (Ch. 3)


Advanced Nonlinear (SOL 400)

  • The Enhancement of User Defined Subroutine Interface (Ch. 4)
  • The Enhancement of Enforced Relative Motion in NLTRAN for SOL 400 (Ch. 4)
  • Support for Export of Adams MNF file in SOL 400 (Ch. 4)


Explicit Nonlinear (SOL 700)

  • Introduction (Ch. 5)
  • New capabilities in Explicit Nonlinear (SOL 700) (Ch. 5)
  • 1D-3D Spherical-symmetric and 2D-3D Axi-symmetric Mapping for Blast Loads (Ch. 5)
  • Ignition times for multiple detonations (Ch. 5)
  • "LOAD_BLAST" Method for Empirical Blast Loadings (Ch. 5)
  • Enhancements to FSI algorithms to speed up the simulation time (Ch. 5)
  • New LS-Dyna libraries (Ch. 5)


Numerical Methods and High Performance Computing

  • GPU Support (Ch. 6)
  • New Options for MSCLDL and MSCLU Sparse Direct Solvers (Ch. 6)
  • SOL 400 Parallel Performance Improvements (Ch. 6)
  • New Memory Management Strategy (Ch. 6)

English Attachment

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