January 11, 2012
By DE Editors
BETA CAE Systems has released ANSA v13.2.1 with new features and known problems resolved. The official software release is comprised of the latest ansa_v13.2.1 files; these replace any pre-releases and files downloaded prior to Jan. 2, 2012.
ANSA v13.2.x and the respective CAD Data Translators, will be available on MS-Windows, Linux and Mac OS only. Support for HP-UX, IBM-AIX and SUN-Solaris will be discontinued. Support for Windows 2000 SP3 will also be discontinued; Windows XP SP1 will be the earliest MS-Windows version to be supported.
New features include CT-based CAD data translators; direct access to all “ANSA.defaults” within a GUI environment; enhancements in the Automatic Connection points definition with “Preview” and “Margins” handling options; and tubes detection can be applied during the Automatic Bolt connection definition on Holes.
Quality criteria now include PAM-CRASH 2009 Crash Time Step for Shells and MOLDEX3D non orthogonality and growth ratio for Solids, and LS-DYNA: MAT_S15, MAT159, MAT159C materials are now supported.
For more information, visit BETA CAE Systems.
Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.