LS-DYNA®, LS-OPT®, LS-PrePost®
Applications & Capabilities

Capabilities

LS-DYNA analysis capabilities:
  • Nonlinear dynamics
  • Rigid body dynamics
  • Quasi-static simulations
  • Normal modes
  • Linear statics
  • Thermal analysis
  • Fluid analysis
    • Eulerian capabilities
    • Ale (Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian)
    • Fluid-structure interactions
  • FEM-rigid multi-body dynamics coupling (MADYMO, CAL3D)
  • Underwater shock
  • Failure analysis
  • Crack propagation
  • Real-time acoustics
  • Design optimization
  • Implicit Springback
  • Multi-physics coupling
  • Structural-thermal coupling
  • Adaptive Remeshing
  • Smooth particle hydrodynamics
  • element-free meshless method

LS-DYNA's comprehensive library of material models:

  • Metals
  • Plastics
  • Glass
  • Foams
  • Fabrics
  • Elastomers
  • Honeycombs
  • Concrete & soils
  • Viscous fluids
  • User-defined materials

LS-DYNA's large element library:

  • Solids
  • 8-node thick shells
  • 4-node shells
  • Beams
  • Welds
  • Discrete zero length beams
  • Trusses and cables
  • Nodal masses
  • Lumped inertias

LS-DYNA's contact algorithms:

  • Flexible body contact
  • Flexible body to rigid body contact
  • Rigid body to rigid body contact
  • Edge-to-edge contact
  • Eroding contact
  • Tied surfaces
  • CAD surfaces
  • Rigid walls
  • Draw beads

LS-DYNA's specialized automotive features:

  • Seatbelts
  • Sliprings
  • Pretensioners
  • Retractors
  • Sensors
  • Accelerometers
  • Airbags
  • Hybrid III dummy models
  • Inflator models

Capabilities

LS-DYNA software package is with unlimited elements and capabilities

The software has robust analysis capabilities.

A comprehensive material model library

A large element library

Specialized features developed specifically for the  automotive, aerospace, government, manufacturing industries.