Product Updates

MSC Apex Grizzly Product Release


Product Updates ID    PUD9527
Status:    Published
Published date:    10/30/2017
Updated:    10/30/2017
Reported In:   MSC Apex - Modeler
  MSC Apex - Structures
Created with Version:   MSC Apex (Grizzly)
 

Description

We are pleased to announce the release of MSC Apex Grizzly!

The MSC Apex Grizzly release has many new innovative features that will allow you to edit geometry in more ways, exert more control over display of finite element meshes, define more loads and boundary conditions, and perform more post-processing capabilities. In parallel, we have also continued to enhance the application existing functionality to broaden the range of addressable workflows.

Key Highlights:

  1. Buckling Analysis:
  • Buckling Load Factor Calculation
     
  1. Dynamic Scenario:
  • Frequency Input FFT in Time
  • Transfer Function (FFT)
  1. Flexible Body Export:
  • .MNF File Generation

Other Enhancements:

  • Geometry Cleanup Improvements:
    • Smart Suppression of Entities
    • Automatic Cleanup of Small Sheetbody Features
    • Vertex Drag for Solids
    • User Defined Defeaturing
  • Hex Meshing Enhancements:
    • New Multi-cut, Multi-sweep Methodology
    • Split Tool creates multi-cellular solids
  • Usability Enhancements:
    • Additional Viewport Display Controls (Display Using 2.5D Color, Vertex Marker Size, Sensor Markers)
    • Analysis Readiness Remedy: Process to Resolve Issues
    • Section View
    • French Localization
  • Mesh Tie Enhancements:
    • Multiple Ties can be created with Box Picking
    • Automatic Resolution of Single Locations with Multiple Ties
  • Post-processing Enhancements:
    • Linear Buckling Mode Shapes
    • Critical Buckling Load Table
    • Cross Section Force Sensors
    • Connection Forces
  • Scripting Enhancements:
    • Macro Record Capability
    • API Documentation Included

Several issues identified in the past release are also addressed, the details of which can be found in the documentation.

For more information, please refer to the MSC Apex Release Guide.

MSC Apex Grizzly is available for download at the Solution Download Center:

https://mscsoftware.flexnetoperations.com.

 

Installation Instructions

See the MSC Apex Grizzly Installation Guide