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Introducing Simcenter Femap 2021: The next evolution in the high-performance FEA simulation tool

Simcenter Femap version 2021.2 is now available for download

Simcenter™ Femap™ is part of the Xcelerator™ portfolio, the comprehensive and integrated portfolio of software and services from Siemens Digital Industries Software.

Watch the Simcenter Femap 2021.2. launch video!

What’s New in Simcenter Femap 2021?

The enhancements in Simcenter Femap 2021 are aimed at streamlining and improving the FEA process, maximizing FEA efficiency, and further enabling users to edit and import/re-use mesh-centric FEA models of complex products and systems. 

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The enhancements in this release are focused on these key areas:

Mesh Sizing Propagation – reduced geometry cleanup/manipulation, enhanced interactive meshing tools, and more 

Body Mesher / Mesh on Mesh – fewer size restrictions, faster workflows

Support for MSC Nastran Implicit Nonlinear Analysis (SOL 400) – includes contact conditions, nonlinear materials, property extensions, and solver options with steps for analysis chaining

Multiple Subcase Dynamic Analysis for Nastran Solvers – use dynamic subcases to specify parameters for transient, frequency, or nonlinear transient response or static subcases for stress stiffening

Enhanced JT Visualization – visualize model data and review results without opening Simcenter Femap

Useful videos!

Mesh on Mesh 

Meshing a solid body with faceted surfaces 


Multiple Subcase Dynamic Analysis for Nastran Solvers 

Enhanced JT visualization files 

How do you get the new version?

If you are an existing maintenance customer, please contact Siemens Support Center to download the new release. For technical issues, contact IDEAL GRP Support.

How can I try Simcenter Femap?

if you would like to try Simcenter Femap for Nastran for free for 45 days, click here!

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