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

Computation Manager - Basic & Advanced mode

Computation Manager - Basic & Advanced mode
The computation manager help users to generate the computation input with parameters adapted to the model to study read more
Multiphysics
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How to use Blank Holder functionality in PAM-DIEMAKER for CATIA V5

How to use Blank Holder functionality in PAM-DIEMAKER for CATIA V5
This video shows how to use Blank Holder functionnality to create mono surface Blank Holder shapes and combination of several Blank Holder patches. read more
Sheet Metal Forming
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Interface SYSWELD / ABAQUS

Interface SYSWELD / ABAQUS
The objective of this interface is to perform a restart with ABAQUS using a SYSWELD computation. The difficulty is to transfer the metallurgical effects in a data structure which is not designed for it. read more
Welding & Assembly
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How to Obtain Best Results within Reasonable Time from a Heat Treatment Simulation

How to Obtain Best Results within Reasonable Time from a Heat Treatment Simulation
Heat treated parts are in most cases not clamped during heat treatment, for an FEM analysis, at least a static determined clamping is needed that does not allow any rigid body motion. read more
Welding & Assembly
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Stamping/HT Chaining of 3D Ring - Restart tool in Visual Heat Treatment

Stamping/HT Chaining of 3D Ring - Restart tool in Visual Heat Treatment
This article is to show effects of heat treatment on stresses when industrial mechanical parts are stamped (or welded) by 3 typical heat treatment steps: Heating, Quenching and Tempering. Tempering is generally considered effective in relieving stresses induced by... read more
Welding & Assembly
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Heat Power display in Visual Weld

Heat Power display in Visual Weld
The aim of this development in Visual Weld 14.5 + Sysweld 2019.0 is to display the Power Density. Currently, this functionality is only available in the old SysWeld GUI. The new functionality "Heat Power Display" is available through the "Welding... read more
Welding & Assembly
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Delta T Offset For Bowing Effect in Assembly Process

Delta T Offset For Bowing Effect in Assembly Process
In case of butt joint of two plates, in reality, there is an eccentricity e between the neutral phase of bending and the centre of the tendon force caused by the weld which causes the typical horse saddle of a butt welded flat plate.. A functionality Delta T Offset  ... read more
Welding & Assembly
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How to create a complex blank holder with PAM-DIEMAKER for CATIA V5

How to create a complex blank holder with PAM-DIEMAKER for CATIA V5
This video shows how the complex blank holder of a double action draw die can be created from multiple segments using a combination of standard CATIA and special PAM-DIEMAKER for CATIA V5 functions all available inside the Blank Holder dialog. read more
Sheet Metal Forming
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SteamVR Binding errors when using HTC Vive Tracker (ADMINISTRATOR)

SteamVR Binding errors when using HTC Vive Tracker (ADMINISTRATOR)
Recent Vive Tracker Changes: Latest SteamVR Updates in October 2018 have changed the default behavior for Vive Trackers, and it is causing some confusion. We want to explain how to mitigate the setup for using Vive Tracker with IC.IDO. read more
Virtual Reality
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New Physics Solver "ICA Stiff Solver" (USER)

New Physics Solver "ICA Stiff Solver" (USER)
IC.IDO 12.1 introduces the next generation of physics solver. The new solver focuses on improvements of performance and stability in general, but also puts focus on Elastic1D-Elastic1D and Elastic1D-Rigid contact situations resulting in improved collision handling and... read more
Virtual Reality
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