New Release of Isight & Tosca (Europe)

On February 15, 2018 2:00 (GMT0)

14:00 - 15:00 GMT
15:00 - 16:00 CET

The latest releases of Isight & Tosca are now available. Register for the live eSeminars now to learn about the key new features that will be available in Isight and Tosca 2018.


Identify ways to improve Sim-flows and take advantage of new features in Isight 2018

  • Component upgrades
  • SEE updates
  • New graphics features which include the display of up to six different outputs on a single graph

Tosca Structure 2018 enhancements

  • Improved performance using Abaqus MPI mode and Abaqus LCP solver
  • Improved ToscaPython driver supporting all Tosca Structure workflows
  • Sensitivity-based (non-linear) sizing optimization also enabling lattice optimization
  • Overhang constraint for additive manufacturing in Tosca Structure.topology
  • Enhanced documentation for nonlinear optimizations with Tosca Structure.topology
  • New Tosca Structure.shape design variable constraint CHECK_ELGR_BLOCKING restricting design nodes against a surface

Tosca Fluid 2018 enhancements

  • Automatic deactivation of invalid flow paths
  • Support of periodic boundaries within the CFD model
  • Optimization of separated domains and disconnected flow paths


Jeff Bond, Senior Technical Specialist, Dassault Systèmes

Jeff Bond is a Senior Technical Sales Specialist in the area of Automation and Optimization. He holds BS and MS degrees in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University, and is a registered Professional Engineer. He has 40 years of engineering experience, including design and analysis of equipment and structures, working in various consulting roles, system analysis and design for a nuclear power generation utility, and finally in air filtration research prior to employment with SIMULIA. He was part of Engineous Software when it was acquired by SIMULIA in 2008, and has worked with Isight for over 17 years in a variety of roles, including Technical Support, Training, Business Development, and now works for the Central CoE.


Michael Werner, SIMULIA Senior Technical Specialist, Dassault Systèmes

Michael Werner is part of the global SIMULIA Power of the Portfolio Initiative to promote the adoption of Tosca, Isight, and fe-safe technologies. He joined FE-DESIGN in 2011 after studying ‘Computational Engineering’ in Darmstadt/Germany and Stockholm/Sweden. Prior to his current role, Michael has been actively supporting technical marketing and ‘Go-To-Market’ strategy of Tosca technology within Dassault Systèmes and helped introducing structural design optimization to the virtual product development process at major German OEMs.