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OptiStruct is a proven, modern structural solver with comprehensive, accurate and scalable solutions for linear and nonlinear analyses across statics and dynamics, vibrations, acoustics, fatigue, heat transfer, and multiphysics disciplines.
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User Guide
This manual provides detailed information regarding the features, functionality, and simulation methods available in OptiStruct.
Reference Guide
This manual provides a detailed list and usage information regarding input entries, output entries, and parameters available in OptiStruct.
Example Guide
The OptiStruct Example Guide is a collection of solved examples for various solution sequences and optimization types and provides you with examples of the real-world applications and capabilities of OptiStruct.
Verification Problems
This manual presents solved verification models including NAFEMS problems.
Frequently Asked Questions
This section provides quick responses to typical and frequently asked questions regarding OptiStruct.