SimDesigner 2017.1 Workbench for CATIA V5-6 R2015

News ID    PN147
Status:    Published
Published date:    10/11/2017
Updated:    10/12/2017
Reported In:   SimDesigner (2017.1_V5.6_R2015) - SimDesigner CATIA: Workbench


MSC Software is pleased to announce the release of SimDesigner 2017.1 Workbench Edition for CATIA which embeds MSC Software’s leading solver technologies of MSC Nastran, Adams and Marc into the CATIA environment providing access to premier CAE tools to designers from within CAD environment. The new release offers the following enhancements.

  • Support for CATIA V5-6 R2015

  • Support for MSC Nastran 2017 and Marc 2016

  • Support for Adams/SDK 2016

A number of issues identified in previous releases have also been addressed in this release, with some of the following improvements:

  • Improved update mechanism in coupled analyses.

  • Several customer requests under Tools/Options and parameters.

  • Better support for tetrahedron filler mesh in nonlinear workbench.

Please note that the SimDesigner Crash Gateway has been discontinued and removed.

For more information and documentation on the release, and any related questions, please visit SimCompanion website (