Texas A&M ANSYS & ABAQUS Community Working Lunch

Texas A&M’s High Performance Research Computing (HPRC) hosted a community working lunch on Friday December 16th for researchers that utilize the ANSYS and Abaqus software packages. These programs, available on the HPRC systems, are used for material and mechanical modeling and simulation in a wide variety of industrial and academic disciplines. They allow users to conduct finite element modeling to solve mechanical problems and conduct structural analyses, fluid and electromagnetic simulations, and heat transference modeling. The users met to discuss the best way to bring together researchers that use these software packages from across the university; the goal being to create a community that can offer community led support and guidance. This first community gathering brought together Texas A&M HPRC users from several university departments, including the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Physics. Users were given the opportunity to meet and engage with other researchers over a sponsored lunch and discuss various aspects of their own research. The group then got to learn how some users are utilizing ANSYS and Abaqus to solve problems ranging from identifying stress points in bone tissue implants to computational modeling of ductile fracture failures in metals during several brief research presentations. Given the success of this inaugural event, the HPRC has offered to host another community gathering for ANSYS and Abaqus users early in 2023. Researchers who use these software suites, or those who are interested in learning more about how they might incorporate ANSYS or Abaqus into their own research projects, are invited to attend. Learn more...

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Department of Visualization Data Center Tour

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Summer Computing Academy (2017-2019)

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HPRC would like to thank the TAMU community for all their support:

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