Component Central

Integrate and run models or simulation applications directly within Isight

Add-on Components

The following is a list of components available for all Isight package levels.

These components are products of, and are offered under license from, Dassault Systèmes Simulia Corp. These components may be used or reproduced only in accordance with the terms of such license. SIMULIA makes no claim of ownership in the third party product with which these components interface. These third party products are not SIMULIA Programs and are not warranted or supported by SIMULIA, Dassault Systèmes SA or its subsidiaries.

Isight 5.8 Add-on package or a la carte

Adams Car

Exchange data with and execute ADAMS/Car

The ADAMS/Car component creates a direct link to ADAMS/Car software, allowing the user to update the ADAMS/Car model, execute it, and retrieve results. Parameters (scalar data, e.g.; geometry, part data, tire properties) and properties (spline data, e.g.; Bushing, Damping, Spring, etc.) defined in ADAMS/Car database of vehicles and suspensions can be invoked by this component.

Date Updated:

4/24/2013

Version:

3.515.13113

Compatibility:

ADAMS/Car 2007R1

Website:

http://www.mscsoftware.com/products/adams.cfm

Platforms:

Win64

License:

token

Attached Files

Name/Description

Last Updated

ADAMS/Car.wmv
Process integration video using the ADAMS/Car Component

8/31/2007
1.9 mb

ADAMS/Car Specification Sheet

9/28/2011

Adams Chassis

Exchange data with and execute ADAMS/Chassis

The Adams Chassis component allows Isight to exchange data with ADAMS/Chassis and to execute an ADAMS /Chassis model.

Date Updated:

4/24/2013

Version:

3.515.13113

Compatibility:

ADAMS/Chassis 2008r1 or higher

Website:

http://www.mscsoftware.com/products/adams.cfm

Platforms:

Win64

License:

token

ANSA

Exchange data with and execute ANSA

The ANSA component exchanges data with and executes ANSA preprocessor, exposes all ANSA Optimization Task parameters within Isight, and supports modification of Optimization Task parameter values to produce an updated solver input file. Users of the ANSA component also use the following components: Abaqus component, Nastran component.

Date Updated:

4/24/2013

Version:

1.515.13113

Compatibility:

Isight 5.8 and higher, ANSA 13.0.5 and higher

Website:

http://www.beta-cae.gr/

Platforms:

Windows/x86-64

License:

token

Attached Files

Name/Description

Last Updated

ANSA Component Specification Sheet

9/28/2011

Development and Use of an ANSA Component for Isight Process Integration

6/2/2011

ANSYS

Exchange FEA data with ANSYS and execute ANSYS solver

The ANSYS component creates a direct link to ANSYS, allowing the user to modify a reference ANSYS input file, execute the ANSYS solver, and extract outputs from an ASCII .OUT file.  The component can be used together with Isight design drivers to perform ANSYS optimization, ANSYS DOE, or ANSYS Monte Carlo simulation.

The component provides default support for a variety of input commands including ACEL, ALPHAD, BLOCK, BFE, BFUNIF, DELTIM, DL, DOMEGA, ESIZE, F, FK, FLDA, IOPTN, K, MP, N, OMEGA, R, SF, SFA, SFBEAM, SFE, SFL, SPCTEMP, STEF, TBTEMP, TIME, TOFFST, TREF, and TUNIF.  Furthermore, command support is configurable and extendible by the end-user through a configuration file to allow support for any additional ANSYS commands.

Users of the ANSYS component also use the following components: CATIA component, ProE component, Unigraphics component, VCollab component.

Date Updated:

4/24/2013

Version:

3.515.13113

Compatibility:

Isight 5.8, ANSYS Mechanical 11 and 12

Website:

http://www.ansys.com/

Platforms:

All supported platforms

License:

token

Attached Files

Name/Description

Last Updated

ANSYS Component Specification Sheet

7/19/2011

ANSYS Workbench

Exchange FEA data with ANSYS Workbench and execute ANSYS solver

The ANSYS Workbench component creates a direct link to ANSYS Workbench, enabling the modification of input parameters, execution of Workbench simulation, and extraction of output parameters. The component provides support for all parameters defined in the ANSYS Workbench Parameter Set. This includes geometry, material properties, loads, deformations, stresses, strains, etc. Various types of analyses such as Fluid Flow (Fluent), Static Structural, etc. are supported.

Date Updated:

4/24/2013

Version:

1.515.13113

Compatibility:

Isight 5.8, ANSYS Workbench 12.1 and 13.0

Website:

http://www.ansys.com

Platforms:

Windows/x86-64

License:

token

Attached Files

Name/Description

Last Updated

ANSYS Workbench 12.1 Specification Sheet

7/19/2011

CATIA

Exchange data with and execute CATIA V5

The CATIA component provides support for native CATPart, CATProduct, and CATAnalysis files.  It supports input parameters including sketch dimensions, feature dimensions, pattern dimensions, and GD&T dimensions.  It also supports CATAnalysis parameters including meshing parameters, boundary conditions, output sensors, loads, and material properties.  The component can output mass properties and equation parameters as well as neutral geometry export to stl, igs, wrl, model, cgr, hcg, and vps formats.

Users of the CATIA component also use the following components: Ansys Workbench component, MSC.Patran component.

This component ships with the Isight media but must be installed and licensed separately.  You can find the installer for this component at the following locations:

For release 5.6  -- C:\SIMULIA\Isight\5.6\lib\components\add-on\CAD SIMULIA-Isight-CAD-Driver-Component-H09-H25-H26.zip
For release 5.7 -- C:\SIMULIA\Isight\5.7\win_b64\docs\java\components\add-on\CAD SIMULIA-Isight-CAD-Driver-Component-H09-H25-H26.zip
For release 5.8 -- C:\SIMULIA\Isight\5.8\win_b64\docs\java\components\add-on\CAD SIMULIA-Isight-CAD-Driver-Component-H09-H25-H26.zip

Date Updated:

4/24/2013

Version:

5.4.0

Compatibility:

Isight 5.6-4, 5.7-4, & 5.8 and CATIA R20, R21, and R22

Platforms:

Windows/x86-64

License:

Request from TTI: license(at)translationtech.com

CATIA V5

Exchange data with and execute CATIA V5

Date Updated:

4/24/2013

Version:

1.515.13113

Compatibility:

Isight 5.8 and CATIA V5 R18, R19, R20, R21, R22

Platforms:

Windows/x86-64

License:

token

Data Matching

Visualize and compare simulation data to a known or real world target data

The Data Matching component provides input support for numerical array parameters generated upstream in the workflow as well as ASCII text file data.  It provides output support for numerous error measures including sum of absolute difference, sum of absolute area difference, sum of the squared difference, maximum difference, minimum difference, position of maximum difference, position of minimum difference, and sum of the difference over target. To compute these error measures, the Data Matching component provides automatic data point interpolation so that simulation and target data need not be evaluated at the same dependent variable vector.

Date Updated:

4/24/2013

Version:

4.515.13113

Compatibility:

Isight 5.8

Platforms:

All

License:

token

Attached Files

Name/Description

Last Updated

Data Matching Component Specification Sheet

7/19/2011

Femap

Exchange FEA data with Femap, execute NXNastran and NEiNastran

The Femap component creates a direct link to Femap, allowing the user to graphically select FEA input and output parameters of interest through a custom user interface embedded directly in Femap. Isight can then request multiple automated executions of CAE solvers driven by Femap.  The component can be used together with Isight design drivers to perform Femap optimization, DOE, or Monte Carlo simulation.

Date Updated:

4/24/2013

Version:

4.515.13113

Website:

http://www.plm.automation.siemens.com/en_us/products/velocity/femap

Compatibility:

Isight 5.8, Femap 10.1 and 10.2

Platforms:

Win64

License:

token

Attached Files

Name/Description

Last Updated

Femap Component Specification Sheet

7/19/2011

GT-POWER Engine Combustion

Exchange data with and execute GT-POWER engine simulation software

The GT-POWER component creates a direct link to GT-POWER, exchanges data with and executes GT-POWER engine simulation software. Input parameters are extracted from .dat input file, and output parameters are extracted from .rlt output file.

Date Updated:

4/24/2013

Version:

3.515.13113

Compatibility:

Isight 5.8, GT-POWER 5.3, 6.0, 6.1, 6.2, 7.1, 7.2

Platforms:

All supported Isight platforms

Website:

http://www.gtisoft.com

License:

Token

LS-DYNA

Exchange data with and execute LS-DYNA

The primary function of this component is to update LS-DYNA key file without launching LS-DYNA software.

Date Updated:

4/24/2013

Version:

3.515.13113

Compatibility:

Isight 5.8, LS-DYNA 970, 971

Platforms:

All supported Isight platforms

Website:

http://www.lstc.com

MADYMO

Exchange data with MADYMO generic multibody and FEA software

The MADYMO component creates a direct link to MADYMO, allowing for alteration of values in a MADYMO input file and extraction of results. The component handles standard MADYMO input xml model files and parses output files to extract results of interest.  It provides support for loads on different parts of the vehicle such as buckle load, shoulder buckle load, etc.  It provides output support for deflection and position of different parts of the body. Users of the MADYMO component also use the following components: LS-DYNA, MSC.Adams

Date Updated:

4/24/2013

Version:

3.515.13113

Compatibility:

Isight 5.8, MADYMO 6.2

Platforms:

All supported Isight platforms

Website:

http://www.madymo.com

License:

token

Attached Files

Name/Description

Last Updated

MADYMO Component Specification Sheet

7/19/2011

Mathcad

Exchange data with and execute Mathcad

This component creates a direct link to Mathcad, allowing a user to update Mathcad .xmcd and .xcd files, execute Mathcad worksheets, and retrieve results from the Mathcad software.

Date Updated:

4/24/2013

Version:

2.515.13113

Compatibility:

Isight 5.8, Mathcad 14.0

Platforms:

Windows/x86-64

License:

token

Attached Files

Name/Description

Last Updated

Mathcad Component Specification Sheet

7/19/2011

MSC.Adams

Exchange data with and execute MSC.Adams/View simulations

The MSC.Adams component creates a direct native link to Adams and its robust library of extension modules and interfaces.  Once connected, users can work toward better designs by applying Isight multi-run technology including design of experiments (DOE), optimization, and stochastic methods.

The Adams component provides support for all Adams/View design variables and objective outputs.  These parameters can be selected via a custom graphical user interface embedded directly in Adams/View.  Controls are provided for the generation of Adams results and requests files.  Time history data for any output can be automatically extracted from Adams into Isight array parameters.

Users of the Adams component also use the following components: Adams Car component, Adams Chassis component, Data Matching component.

Date Updated:

4/24/2013

Version:

4.515.13113

Compatibility:

Isight 5.8, Adams 2005r2, 2008r1, 2010, 2011

Website:

http://www.mscsoftware.com

Platforms:

Win64

License:

token

Attached Files

Name/Description

Last Updated

MSC.Adams Component Specification Sheet

7/19/2011

MSC.Adams-Integration.avi
Adams View process integration using the MSC.Adams component

5/24/2006
5.2 mb

MSC.Adams-Exploration.avi
Adams View design exploration using the MSC.Adams component

5/25/2006
2.6 mb

MSC.Nastran

Exchange data with and execute MSC.Nastran

The Nastran component creates a direct link to Nastran, allowing the user to modify a reference Nastran input deck, execute the Nastran solver, and extract results from an .f06 output file.  This component can be used together with Isight design drivers to perform Nastran optimization, DOE, Monte Carlo simulation.

The component provides default support for a variety of input cards including MAT1, MAT4, MAT8, PSHELL, PBEAM, PELAS, PBAR, PROD, PSHEAR, FORCE, FORCE1, FORCE2, MOMENT, MOMENT1, MOMENT2, PLOAD, PLOAD2, GRAV, GRID.  Furthermore, input card support is configurable and extendible by the end-user through a configuration file to allow support for any additional input cards. Users of the Nastran component also use the following components: Catia component, Optimization Stress Ratio plugin, Patran component, Pro/E component, Unigraphics component.

Date Updated:

4/24/2013

Version:

3.515.13113

Compatibility:

Isight 5.8, Nastran 2011 and older

Platforms:

All supported Isight platforms

Website:

http://www.mscsoftware.com/products/nastran.cfm

License:

token

Attached Files

Name/Description

Last Updated

MSC.Nastran Component Specification Sheet

7/19/2011

MSC.Patran

Exchange FEA data with Patran, execute Nastran and other solvers

The Patran component creates a direct link to Patran, allowing the user to graphically specify analysis input and output parameters within the Patran user interface and to control execution of Nastran, Marc, and other solvers.  This component can be used together with Isight design drivers to perform Patran optimization, Patran DOE, or Patran Monte Carlo simulation.

The component supports extraction of variables from the Patran database (.db) file.  It provides input support and graphical selection of FEA parameters such as element thickness, cross-sectional area, materials properties, loads, and nodal coordinates.  It also provides output support for Nastran .op2 and .xdb file formats, with extraction of displacements, stresses, mass properties, and eigenvalues.

Users of the Patran component also use the following components:CATIA component, Nastran component, ProE component, Unigraphics component, VCollab component.

Date Updated:

4/24/2012

Version:

4.515.13113

Compatibility:

Isight 5.8, Patran 2008 and 20102

Website:

http://www.mscsoftware.com/products/patran.cfm

Platforms:

Win64

License:

token

Attached Files

Name/Description

Last Updated

MSC.Patran Component Specification Sheet

7/19/2011

NEiNastran

Exchange data with and execute NEiNastran

The NEiNastran component creates a direct link to NEiNastran, allowing the user to modify a reference input deck, execute the NEiNastran solver, and extract results from a .out ASCII output file.  The component can be used together with Isight design drivers to perform NEiNastran optimization, DOE, or Monte Carlo simulation.

The component provides default support for a variety of input cards including MAT1, MAT4, MAT8, PSHELL, PBEAM, PELAS, PBAR, PROD, PSHEAR, PBARL, CONM2, FORCE, FORCE1, FORCE2, MOMENT, MOMENT1, MOMENT2, PLOAD, PLOAD2, PLOAD4, GRAV, GRID.  Furthermore, input and output support is configurable and extendible by the end-user through a configuration file to allow control over additional input card types and extraction of various results tables.

Users of the NEiNastran component also use the following components: CATIA component, Optimization Stress Ratio plugin, Pro/E component, Unigraphics component.

Date Updated:

4/24/2013

Version:

3.515.13113

Compatibility:

Isight 5.8

Website:

http://www.nenastran.com

Platforms:

All supported Isight platforms

License:

token

Attached Files

Name/Description

Last Updated

NEiNastran Component Specification Sheet

7/19/2011

NXNastran

Exchange data with and execute NXNastran

The NXNastran component creates a direct link to NXNastran, allowing the user to modify a reference Nastran input deck, execute the Nastran solver, and extract results from an .f06 output file.  This component can be used together with Isight design drivers to perform Nastran optimization, DOE, or Monte Carlo simulation.

The component provides default support for a variety of input cards including MAT1, MAT4, MAT8, PSHELL, PBEAM, PELAS, PBAR, PROD, PSHEAR, FORCE, FORCE1, FORCE2, MOMENT, MOMENT1, MOMENT2, PLOAD, PLOAD2, GRAV, GRID.  Furthermore, input card support is configurable and extendible by the end-user through a configuration file to allow support for any additional input cards.

Users of the Nastran component also use the following components: CATIA component, Optimization Stress Ratio plugin, Patran component, Pro/E component, Unigraphics componen.

Date Updated:

4/24/2013

Version:

3.515.13113

Compatibility:

Isight 5.8, NXNastran 2008 and older

Platforms:

All supported Isight platforms

Website:

http://www.ugs.com/products/nx/simulation/advanced/nastran/

License:

token

Attached Files

Name/Description

Last Updated

NXNastran Component Specification Sheet

7/19/2011

PAMCRASH

Exchange data with and execute PAM-CRASH

This component creates a direct link to PAM-CRASH, allowing a user to update PAM-CRASH .PC files, execute PAM-CRASH models, and retrieve results from the PAM-CRASH software.

Date Updated:

4/24/2013

Version:

1.515.13113

Compatibility:

Isight 5.8

Platforms:

Windows/x86-64

License:

token

Attached Files

Name/Description

Last Updated

PAM-CRASH Component Specification Sheet

7/19/2011

Pro/E CAD Driver

Exchange data with and execute Pro/E

The Isight Pro/ENGINEER CAD Driver component creates a direct native link to Pro/ENGINEER, allowing the user to modify CAD geometry, extract relevant output parameters, and export neutral geometry files automatically and without using the CAD system interface.  This component can be used together with Isight design drivers to perform Pro/ENGINEER optimization, DOE, or Monte Carlo simulation.

The Pro/ENGINEER component provides support for native prt and asm files.  It supports input parameters including sketch dimensions, feature dimensions, and GD&T dimensions.  The component can output mass properties and equation parameters as well as neutral geometry export to INF, CATIAFACTS, IGES, STEP, VDA, SET, INVENTOR, CATIA, OPTEGRA, ACIS, MEDUSA, VRML, SAT, NEUTRAL, and PARASOLID formats.

Users of the Pro/ENGINEER component also use the following components:
Ansys Workbench component, MSC.Patran component

This component ships with the Isight media but must be installed and licensed separately.  You can find the installer for this component at the following locations:

For release 5.6  -- C:\SIMULIA\Isight\5.6\lib\components\add-on\CAD SIMULIA-Isight-CAD-Driver-Component-H09-H25-H26.zip
For release 5.7 -- C:\SIMULIA\Isight\5.7\win_b64\docs\java\components\add-on\CAD SIMULIA-Isight-CAD-Driver-Component-H09-H25-H26.zip
For release 5.8 -- C:\SIMULIA\Isight\5.8\win_b64\docs\java\components\add-on\CAD SIMULIA-Isight-CAD-Driver-Component-H09-H25-H26.zip

Date Updated:

4/24/2013

Version:

5.4.0

Compatibility:

Isight 5.6-4, 5.7-4, and 5.8 and Pro/E Wildfire 4, 5

Platforms:

Windows/x86-64

Website:

www.ptc.com

License:

Request from TTI: license(at)translationtech.com

SolidWorks

Exchange data with and execute SolidWorks

The SolidWorks Simulation component creates a direct link to SolidWorks, allowing you to modify and execute a referenced SolidWorks model, perform linear structural static analysis, and extract results from the SolidWorks file.

Date Updated:

4/24/2013

Version:

2.515.13113

Compatibility:

Isight 5.8, SolidWorks 2009 SP-4.1 or higher

Platforms:

Windows/x86-64

License:

none

Attached Files

Name/Description

Last Updated

SolidWorks Component Specification Sheet

12/14/2011

Unigraphics

Exchange data with and execute UG NX

The Isight NX (Unigraphics) CAD Driver component creates a direct native link to NX, allowing the user to modify CAD geometry, extract relevant output parameters, and export neutral geometry files automatically and without using the CAD system interface.  This component can be used together with Isight design drivers to perform NX CAD optimization, DOE, or Monte Carlo simulation.

The NX Unigraphics component provides support for native part (PRT) files.  It supports input parameters including sketch dimensions, feature dimensions, pattern dimensions, and GD&T dimensions.  The component can output mass properties and equation parameters as well as neutral geometry export to PARASOLID, STL BINARY, STL TEXT, and VRML formats.

Users of the NX Unigraphics component also use the following components:
Ansys Workbench component, MSC.Patran component

This component ships with the Isight media but must be installed and licensed separately.  You can find the installer for this component at the following locations:

For release 5.6  -- C:\SIMULIA\Isight\5.6\lib\components\add-on\CAD SIMULIA-Isight-CAD-Driver-Component-H09-H25-H26.zip
For release 5.7 -- C:\SIMULIA\Isight\5.7\win_b64\docs\java\components\add-on\CAD SIMULIA-Isight-CAD-Driver-Component-H09-H25-H26.zip
For release 5.8 -- C:\SIMULIA\Isight\5.8\win_b64\docs\java\components\add-on\CAD SIMULIA-Isight-CAD-Driver-Component-H09-H25-H26.zip

Date Updated:

4/24/2013

Version:

5.4.0

Compatibility:

Isight 5.6-4, 5.7-4, and 5.8 and UG NX 7.5, 8, 8.5

Platforms:

Windows/x86-64

Website:

www.plm.automation.siemens.com/en_us/products/nx/

License:

Request from TTI: license(at)translationtech.com