Tips & Tricks

Here you will find articles on how to solve specific issues related to ESI's software solutions. Missing ESI products will be added progressively. Each article has a short abstract which is accessible to everyone. As logged users you can see the full article with all attached screenshots, and you can post comments related to each article.

e-Café #1- Construire sa propre carte matière MMAT à l’aide de Visual-Crash PAM
Construire sa propre carte matière MMAT à l’aide de Visual-Crash PAM
Maximilien Jouy
Virtual Performance
5

Static comfort – Different encrypted data display
How to display encrypted occupant when other data are also encrypted in the model.
Oriane Jammet-Reynal
Virtual Seat
55

Static Comfort - Sensors Grid
Sensors Grid Definition improvement in Virtual Seat Solution v2015 (VE 11)
Cécile Cabane
Virtual Seat
141

Trim Manufacturing – Trim Adviser
Trim Adviser improvement in Virtual Seat Solution v2015 (VE 11)
Cécile Cabane
Virtual Seat
142

Managing Multiple STAGE with Virtual Performance Solution (VPS)
This tip provides some information on the usage of multi stage runs in Virtual Performance Solution (VPS)
Jean-Christophe Allain
Virtual Performance
328

Using Inertial Relief
This tip provides some background information on how to model static cases without considering the effect of boundary conditions in Virtual Performance Solution (VPS)
Jean-Christophe Allain
Virtual Performance
272

Preloading BOLTS
This tip provides methodology to pre stress elements in Virtual Performance Solution (VPS) to model Bolt assemblies.
Jean-Christophe Allain
Virtual Performance
363

Hints on the usage of linear Tetrahedron (TETR4 / ) elements
This tip provides some background information on the question, when, or when not, to use the linear tetrahedron (TETR4 / ) element in Virtual Performance Solution (VPS)
Jürgen Rueckert
Virtual Performance
424

Why do total mass, sum of part masses and sum of nodal masses not match ?
This tip discusses the possible discrepancies in informations concerning total mass, part masses, nodal and element masses, given in the Virtual Performance Solution (VPS) output listing.
Jürgen Rueckert
Virtual Performance
301

Which moments of inertia to use in added mass (MASS  / ) cards ?
This tip discusses the choice of physically meaningful numbers to be used, when moments of inertia need to be specified in an added mass definition.
Jürgen Rueckert
Virtual Performance
296