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Naming of Analysis File in FEMAP Using Local Solver?

Naming of Analysis File in FEMAP Using Local Solver?

Naming of Analysis File in FEMAP Using Local Solver?

General FEMAP/Nastran question:

I've been used to using VisQ with a remote solver setup where I could export the analysis file to a specific name (i.e. "200820_Free_Free_Modes_Check.dat") then send the analysis file off to the server and have nicely named output files created.

My new company uses local, embedded Nastran within FEMAP instead of a remote solver setup. In this case, my files names are written out automatically when I analyze as "MODELNAME-000.XXX". Is there anyway to specify a unique file name prior to analysis or even a way for me to solve using the VisQ process locally so that I can write out my .dat files with a descriptive/useful name?

I've searched everywhere and can't seem to find any information.

Thank you! ponder

RE: Naming of Analysis File in FEMAP Using Local Solver?

Dear CH,
Is very easy, you can right mouse click in your analysis study and select EXPORT, this will open an MS-DOS window where you can enter your preferred NASTRAN input file name.
Next open the MS-DOS window where you can run the Simcenter Nastran solver simply using "nastran your-model.dat + nastran_keywords, etc..". You need to include the nastran solver in your PATH environment.
To learn more visit my blog:

Best regards,

Blas Molero Hidalgo
Ingeniero Industrial

WEB: http://www.iberisa.com
Blog de FEMAP & NX Nastran: http://iberisa.wordpress.com/

RE: Naming of Analysis File in FEMAP Using Local Solver?

A visit from the legend himself! I am honored and educated!

Thank you for the link as well Blas, very helpful and much appreciated! thumbsup2


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