LS-Dyna for Crashes, Metal Stamping & Drop Tests

May 24, 2023 Conrad Magalis

Ansys LS-DYNA is industry-leading scalable Multiphysics simulation software that is designed to simulate highly nonlinear dynamic short duration events. Its many elements, contract formulations, material models and other controls can be used to simulate complex models with control over all the details of the problem. It is used for applications like drop tests, impact and penetration, smashes and crashes, occupant safety and much more.

In addition, it has tightly integrated and potent Multiphysics simulation capabilities that enable it to solve tough engineering simulation problems like FSI, Battery abuse simulation (requires coupling more than 2 physics) and much more.

LS-DYNA boasts many benefits such as; product safety, certification & compliance, faster time to market, improved performance, product optimization, product reliability and protection, vast HPC support with Ansys Cloud, Multiphysics capability and integration with Ansys Ecosystem, predictive engineering for a wide range of applications. It is also the first commercial software that is available on ARM architecture.

Ansys Forming Provides a One-Stop Shop for Metal Stamping

Engineers across the metal stamping industry may now be able to take an extended lunch. Ansys has just released its first metal stamping simulation software, an all-inclusive product that meets multiple industry needs within a single platform, slashing time and costs.

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How Reliable is Your Electronic Product?

Printed circuit boards (PCBs) are the backbone of almost every electronic product—making PCB reliability critical to product success. Ansys has developed a comprehensive electronics reliability solution to help you assess PCBs for the primary causes of failure: electrical, thermal, and mechanical stress.

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Simulate Crashes and Other Nonlinear Dynamics With Ansys

Engineers can use Ansys Mechanical to study linear deformations that happen over large time steps. LS-DYNA, on the other hand, can handle nonlinear deformations that happen in milliseconds. Combining these studies has various applications in the automotive, aerospace, manufacturing, electronics and defense industries.

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Conrad Magalis

Conrad Magalis is responsible for the adoption of advanced digital engineering practices at Rand Simulation. Conrad has a broad range of experience within manufacturing and industrial industries. His acumen is focused on progressive business and engineering decisions, with practical outcomes.

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