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# Problem with Command Globalmodel

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## Problem with Command Globalmodel

(OP)
Hello,

I want to run a job from a submodel, while using the data from the mainmodel job (Main_Model_Biegung). Therefore i have the following commands:

JOBNAME=Submodel
INPUT=$JOBNAME.inp SCRATCHDIR="/scratch/$USER"
GLOBALMODEL=Main_Model_Biegung

But everytime I want to run the job there is this error message: "ABAQUS Error: Argument "=Main_Model_Biegung" is not a valid argument. Parameter name must be
given before equality sign." and I do not really know how to solve this.

I hope to get some feedback from you guys.

Cheers.

### RE: Problem with Command Globalmodel

Try placing all files from global model and input file for submodel analysis in one folder. Then open Command Line in that folder and type: abaqus job=Submodel input=JOBNAME globalmodel=Main_Model_Biegung

It should work but in case of further problems add extension to globalmodel=Main_Model_Biegung (.odb or .res).

### RE: Problem with Command Globalmodel

(OP)
Thanks for the fast reply. Now I have the commando window looks like this:

JOB=Submodel
JOBNAME=Submodel
INPUT=$JOBNAME.inp GLOBALMODEL=Main_Model_Biegung.odb SCRATCHDIR="/scratch/$USER"

The input ist the -inp data from the submodel job. But unfortunatley the same error message occurs. Does anybody know what is wrong here?

Cheers.

### RE: Problem with Command Globalmodel

That second command (JOBNAME) should be removed because JOB is used to assign name to new job. I would also leave SCRATCHDIR for now to see if it's not the one causing problems. Also try renaming input file so that it doesn't start with \$ symbol.

### RE: Problem with Command Globalmodel

(OP)
I really do not know what is wrong, because the error message is still there. Now it looks like this:

JOB=Submodel
INPUT=Submodel.inp
GLOBALMODEL=Main_Model_Biegung

All the output files from the job "Main_Model_Biegung" are in the same folder and also the submodel.inp file is in the same folder. I hope you have some tricks for me, because I spent the last hours to fix this error.

Cheers.

### RE: Problem with Command Globalmodel

That’s really unusual. If the global model doesn’t take a lot of time to run, try submitting it again but with different, simple name like „test”. Then see if it works with submodelling. If it doesn’t work prepare different analysis with submodelling (you can find examplary input files in the documentation) and run it with globalmodel command.

### RE: Problem with Command Globalmodel

(OP)
Okay thank you for the great help. Tomorrow I will went to my professor and seek for help. Maybe I found the error, in the documentation is written, that this commands works for Abaqus/Implicit or Abaqus/Explicit but I work with Abaqus/CAE is there a chance that this is the problem?

Cheers.

### RE: Problem with Command Globalmodel

Standard (Implicit) and Explicit are two main Abaqus solvers. So basically what the documentation says is that submodelling can be used both in regular implicit analyses and explicit dynamics procedures. On the other hand Abaqus/CAE is the preprocessor, GUI that you use to set up simulations. But it's not necessary to use it since you can prepare analyses directly from input files and then submit them to Standard or Explicit solver. That's what you do with these commands - omit CAE and run simulations by giving instructions directly to the solver.

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