3D Design Updates

ANSYS 3-D Design

Discovery SpaceClaim


New features of ANSYS Discovery SpaceClaim include simulation model preparation with shared topology; extended automated feature tracking and constraint sketching; and SpaceClaim XL, a new add-in that makes modifications to large assemblies without sacrificing speed or performance.

Discovery Live & Discovery AIM

June 27 | 11:00 AM EDT, 3:00 PM UTC
Enhancements to ANSYS Discovery Live include the addition of electrical conduction simulation, coupled multiphysics — including thermal stress — and instant validation and resurfacing of topology optimization results. New features of ANSYS Discovery AIM will also be discussed.


Additive Manufacturing Updates

Additive Manufacturing Products

Additive Prep, Workbench Additive and Additive Science

July 11 | 11:00 AM EDT, 3:00 PM UTC
Learn how you can orient parts and generate supports with just a few clicks with the newly available ANSYS Additive Prep product. Discover enhancements to ANSYS Workbench Additive, including expanded AM wizard capabilities and support logic. Explore the new faceting features in ANSYS Additive Print.


Fluids Updates



July 16 | 11:00 AM EDT, 3:00 PM UTC
Learn about ANSYS Fluent’s new fault-tolerant workflow and how it may be used to simplify and speed meshing of dirty, non-watertight geometries with no geometry preparation required. Learn how the mesh wrapper seals leakages and imperfections, virtually eliminating the need for manual effort; understand how the task-based workflow guides users through the meshing process to achieve great results with little training; compare and contrast Fluent’s fault-tolerant workflow with the workflow for watertight workflows; and discover how to effectively mesh a dirty geometry during a live demonstration.


Materials Updates


Granta Materials Data


Explore the diverse sources of data provided by ANSYS Granta products – a ‘one stop shop’ for your materials data needs, covering metals, plastics, composites, and more. We’ll see how to access this data, and review the latest additions – including a new data source providing input data for simulation.


Optical Updates




ANSYS SPEOS stretches the limits of digital transformation, offering innovative tools for light guide design that can take advantage of the speed of HPC technology for multiphysics simulation. It also supports the autonomous revolution by improving the simulation of lidar, a vital component in vehicle sensor vision.

SPEOS for the Design Engineer

June 27 | 11:00 AM EDT, 3:00 PM UTC
Perform optical system optimization and validation within a multiphysics environment. By combining direct modeling, high-performance computing, SPEOS Live Preview and multiphysics simulation capabilities, you can get optical simulation results faster and better than ever.


Structures Updates



June 26 | 11:00 AM EDT, 3:00 PM UTC
Learn about the new level set method within topology optimization that provides more flexibility for analyzing evolving surfaces and shapes; discover how material properties data can be extended with the new Granta Materials Data for Simulation library; understand how to use acoustics analysis to evaluate and improve the way sounds are perceived; and determine how fracture mechanics enables a better understanding of real-world failure mechanisms.

Mechanical User Interface

July 2 | 11:00 AM EDT, 3:00 PM UTC
Explore ANSYS Mechanical’s next-generation user experience and its key productivity-boosting enhancements. Learn how to simply access the controls needed for your task at hand; understand how to utilize options to easily control the layout of windows and menus; discover how to perform instant search and launch for actions and commands; and uncover new ways for creating user buttons to run scripts instantly.

Meshing in Mechanical

July 9 | 11:00 AM EDT, 3:00 PM UTC
ANSYS Mechanical now includes enhanced meshing capabilities in shell and beam modeling and mesh connections, as well as axisymmetric meshing. These features will help you reduce pre-processing time for fabricated shell/beam structures.


Systems Updates


medini analyze


The innovative features in ANSYS medini analyze include: (1) fault injection to simulate the effectiveness of safety mechanisms in semiconductor safety analysis, and (2) improvements to increase the integration capabilities of ANSYS medini, especially with version and configuration management systems.


July 9 | 11:00 AM EDT, 3:00 PM UTC
Learn how ANSYS VRXPERIENCE SOUND can help you to improve your product’s sound output by performing temporal and spectral analysis of the sound waves. Discover how you can create a better sound experience through CAD design and CAE simulation.