What's New in CAEfatigue 2021.1

News ID    PN248
Status:    Published
Published date:    03/28/2021
Updated:    03/30/2021
Reported In:   CAEfatigue
Created with Version:   CAEfatigue (2021.1)



MSC Software is proud to announce the availability of CAEfatigue 2021.1!

Note: With a continued focus on best-in-class solvers and unified workflows, CAEfatigue has moved to a quarterly release cadence so customers can benefit from more frequent updates throughout the year.

Release Highlights

Some main highlights of the CAEfatigue 2021.1 include:

  • Time to PSD functionality added to Process Flow interface

Converting a time history event file into a PSD matrix file has been added to the Process Flow interface.

  • Critical Plane analysis option added to Frequency Domain

The ability to do 2D / 3D Critical Plane analysis has been added to the Frequency Domain to compliment this existing capability in the Time Domain.


  • Material Handling functionality added to Process Flow interface

Selecting materials has been improved with a new interface for the internal Materials Database and an option to select materials from the MSC Material Center database (note: a Material Center license is required).

  • Additional functionality added to Solver and GUI

CAEfatigue have made a number of smaller improvements including the support to read / write Nastran SET format, improved data output filtering options, improved channel mapping of loads to solver subcases, Neuber stress output added to the Frequency Domain, etc.


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