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 MSC Nastran (MSC.Software GmbH).
Required import files for LIMIT
To allow a fatigue assessment of your structure using MSC Nastran (MSC Software), you have to have the .bdf or .dat to access the finite element model and the .op2 with all relevant result data.
Supported MSC Nastran (MSC Software) / OptiStruct (Altair) Versions in Release Package
- MSC Nastran 2020.1
- MSC Nastran 2019.0
- MSC Nastran 2018.1
- MSC Nastran 2016.1
- MSC Nastran 2014.1
If you need a different version please contact our LIMIT® support.