Isight & the SIMULIA Execution Engine

Process automation and design exploration.

What’s New in Isight 2017

Updated SIMULIA Execution Engine (SEE)

  • Improved robustness and performance of TomEE
    • Addressed issues
      • JMS listener issue
      • Java heap space issue
      • Derby database lock issue

Component Enhancements

  • Abaqus component upgrade
    • Support for Abaqus 6.14 - Abaqus 2017
    • Support for variable substitution  in Abaqus command-line
  • ANSYS Workbench component upgrade
    • Support for ANSYS Workbench 15.0 – 17.0
  • Excel / Word components upgrade
    • Support for Microsoft Excel / Word 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016
  • MATLAB component upgrade
    • Enhanced support for MATLAB R2013b, R2014b, and R2015b
    • New support for custom, non-Isight JRE
  • Pointer –II performance improvements
    • Modified algorithm to improve overall performance in sequential or parallel mode.
    • Pointer-II algorithm now internally varies tuning parameters of Multi-objective Particle Swarm technique
    • Hooke-Jeeves optimization technique can be executed in parallel
    • Downhill Simplex optimization technique can be executed more efficiently in parallel
  • Automated export of Runtime Gateway pictures
    • User can now export all selected graphs from the current page and store images at once into a chosen directory without storing each graph individually.
    • New UI control in the “Graphs” tab of the Runtime gateway
  • New Approximation plug-in template for pure java Approximation codes
    • New Approximation technique template allows for custom Approximation code to be developed in pure Java.
    • New option in “Java Wrapper” UI for Approximation Technique plug-in
  • Upgraded support of LSF
    • Supports version 8.3 and 9.1.1 and later
  • New data visualization tools
    • High-dimensional scatter bubble plots
      • Support for both 2D and 3D scatter plots
      • Interactive plots
        • Rotatable, filterable, and zoomable