Ansys LS-DYNA is the most commonly used explicit simulation program, capable of simulating the response of materials to short periods of severe loading. Its many elements, contact formulations, material models and other controls can be used to simulate complex models with control over all the details of the problem.
Ansys LS-DYNA has a vast array of capabilities to simulate extreme deformation problems using its explicit solver. Engineers can tackle simulations involving material failure and look at how the failure progresses through a part or through a system. Models with large amounts of parts or surfaces interacting with each other are also easily handled, and the interactions and load passing between complex behaviors are modeled accurately. Using computers with higher numbers of CPU cores can drastically reduce solution times.
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Nonlinear Structural Analysis
Simulate models with large amounts of contacts, joints and other connections undergoing drop, impact and other short timescale events.Learn More
ANSYS Workbench Integration
LS-DYNA’s integration into ANSYS Workbench via ACT means fast and easy model setup and parametric simulation capabilities.Learn More
Element and Contact Combinations
Use any combination of solid, shell or beam element for ultimate flexibility in model definition.Learn More
LS-OPT is a standalone design optimization and probabilistic analysis package with an interface to LS-DYNA. Typical applications of LS-OPT include design optimization, system identification and probabilistic analysis.Learn More
LS-PrePost is an advanced pre- and post-processor that is delivered free with Ansys LS-DYNA. The user interface is designed to be efficient and intuitive.Contact Us
LS-TaSC™ is a topology and shape computation tool. Developed for engineering analysts who need to optimize structures, LS-TaSC works with both the implicit and explicit solvers of LS-DYNA.Contact Us
Dummy & Crash Barrier Models
Ansys offers FE models free of charge to licensees of LS-DYNA who are current with their annual license fees (Annual License) or maintenance fees (Paid-up License).Contact Us
THUMS represents actual humans in detail, including bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons and internal organs along with the body shapes. It can be used in automotive crash simulations to identify safety problems and find their solutions.Contact Us
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