CATIA Interface

The strength assessment performed by the software LIMIT incorporates a static and fatigue module to evaluate your structure. Base material as well as weld analysis can be accomplished using the commercial finite element code CATIA (Dassault Systèmes®).

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Required import files for LIMIT

To allow a fatigue assessment of your structure using Catia, you have to have the .dat to access the finite element model and the .bat with all relevant result data.

Import of geometry

  • Import of geometry via text files in Nastran style:

*CATIA_FILE

CATIA_Nodes_Elements.dat

  • Using LIMIT-GUI / JobManager

 

Supported Catia Versions in Release Package

  • XXX

If you need a different version please contact our LIMIT support.

Following elements can be analyzed

Solids (stress gradients are only calculated for C3D):

  • Tetrahedron with 20 Nodes

 

For detailed information please refer to the Catia interface document (.pdf) or contact our LIMIT support.