Optimize with Tosca Structure: From Concept to Detail

Tosca Structure is the market leading technology for structural optimization based on the industry standard Finite Element Analysis (FEA) package Abaqus, to create innovative and sustainable designs. From early conceptual design through to detailed design improvements Tosca Structure offers the full range of optimization solutions.

Tosca Structure Optimzation Modules

Tosca Structure.topology

Topology Optimization

  • Modify general component layout (add and remove elements).

  • Find the design with maximum stiffness or minimum weight.

Topology Optimization > Dassault Systèmes
Shape Optimization > Dassault Systèmes

Tosca Structure.shape

Shape Optimization

  • Modify component surface.

  • Reduce local stresses and increase durability.

Tosca Structure.sizing

Sizing Optimization

  • Modify shell and beam thicknesses.
  • Optimize sheet thickness for best static and dynamic behavior.
Sizing Optimization > Dassault Systèmes
Bead Optimization > Dassault Systèmes

Tosca Structure.bead

Bead optimization

  • Create bead patterns for shell structures.

  • Increase stiffness or eigenfrequency of sheet metal structures.

TOSCA Graphical User Interfaces

Graphical User Interfaces

  • Optimization module in Abaqus/CAE
  • Tosca Structure.gui

Tosca Structure Optimization Key Benefits

  • Economic use of existing IT investments
  • Faster turnaround from analysis to design and manufacturing
  • Fewer prototypes or right the first time
  • Accelerated product development for a shorter time-to-market
  • More durable and lightweight designs
  • Optimized products drive innovations in your market

Tosca Structure Optimization Technical Highlights

  • Swift integration with leading FEA & durability solvers
  • Direct use of existing knowledge and models
  • Full design flexibility without time-consuming parameterization
  • Fast and easy creation of design variants avoiding intermediate CAD modifications using shape morphing capabilities
  • High fidelity optimization for nonlinear analysis and durability
  • Simultaneous optimization to meet static, dynamic, and thermomechanical requirements
  • Handling of complex manufacturing conditions
  • Automatic validation analysis runs and direct data transfer to CAD systems with selected graphical user interfaces

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