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Unformatted text preview: Getting Started Chapter 3 February 7, 2006 Inventory #002268 3-2 INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS - Part 1 Part 1 Part 1 Training Manual Two ways of working with ANSYS: Interactive and Batch Modes • Interactive mode allows you to interact “live” with ANSYS, reviewing each operation as you go. – Of the three main phases of an analysis — preprocessing, solution, postprocessing — the preprocessing and postprocessing phases are best suited for interactive mode. • Batch mode allows you to submit a batch file of commands which ANSYS runs in the background. • We will mainly cover interactive mode in this course. Chapter 3 – Getting Started A. Interactive vs Batch February 7, 2006 Inventory #002268 3-3 INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS - Part 1 Part 1 Part 1 Training Manual Chapter 3 – Getting Started B. Starting ANSYS Command Line Start-up • Allows you to start ANSYS by entering a command at the system level. • Not discussed in this course, details can be found in the Operations Guide. Product Launcher • Allows you to select and start ANSYS products and utilities. • On Unix systems, issue launcher100 to bring up the launcher. • On Windows systems, press: – Start > Programs > ANSYS 10.0 > ANSYS Product Launcher February 7, 2006 Inventory #002268 3-4 INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS - Part 1 Part 1 Part 1 Training Manual • Launcher has four tabs: File Management, Customization/Preferences, Distributed Solver Setup, and MFX- ANSYS/CFX Setup. Chapter 3 – Getting Started C. Product Launcher • Launcher is used to select the Simulation Environment (i.e.: ANSYS, ANSYS Batch, ANSYS Workbench*, MFX - ANSYS/CFX, LS- DYNA Solver.) • Available license and Add-on Modules are selected here. *To be discussed later February 7, 2006 Inventory #002268 3-5 INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS - Part 1 Part 1 Part 1 Training Manual Chapter 3 – Getting Started …Product Launcher • File Management Tab is used to specify the Working Directory (where all of your files will reside) and a Job Name of your choosing. The default Job Name is “file”. February 7, 2006 Inventory #002268 3-6 INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS - Part 1 Part 1 Part 1 Training Manual Chapter 3 – Getting Started …Product Launcher • Customization/Preferences tab allows you to set memory options, run a custom version of ANSYS, define parameters, set the language to be used by the Graphical User Interface (GUI), and specify a Graphics Device (2D or 3D). • A customizable file called start100.ans can also be read at start-up. February 7, 2006 Inventory #002268 3-7 INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS INTRODUCTION TO ANSYS - Part 1 Part 1 Part 1 Training Manual Chapter 3 – Getting Started …Product Launcher • Distributed Solver Setup tab is used to set up Parallel Performance solving options.solving options....
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Intro1_M03_getting_started - Getting Started Chapter 3...

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