Compare HyperCrash Versions

The Compare HC Versions tab compares solver files between any two versions of HyperCrash. You can also compare with a reference file or previously certified file.

  1. Click the FE Model tab then click the Compare HC Versions tab.

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  2. From the File Type drop-down menu, select an LS-DYNA or Radioss version.
  3. Select the current and reference solver version.
  4. Select a unit system.
    Tip: Penetration checks are performed in the Current and Reference HyperCrash versions and generate two penetration text reports. Activate the Penetration Check option to compare the penetration text files and generate a Diff report.
  5. Input files.
    • Click to search for and load additional input files. Select the top level folder to load all files of selected file type.
    • Click in the cell for each file type to activate it. Once the cell is active, click to display the file browser and load only selected files. You can also add multiple files.
    • Click to delete a selected file from the list.
  6. If you select Reference File instead of Reference Version, the GUI changes slightly. Select Reference File to compare your file with a reference file or previously certified file.
  7. Select an output directory.
  8. Click Import/Export.
    Your source file is imported and your results information is output. The following data is displayed.
    • Time to Import-Export
    • Import-Export Status (Pass/Fail)
    • Import-Export Diff (Pass/Fail)

    Click Status or Diff to display the status of the import/export procedure.

    Under Compare versions, click Diff to view the report which lists the difference between the HyperMesh current version exported files and the HyperMesh reference version exported file OR the HyperMesh current version exported files and the reference file/previously certified file.

  • The message log file displays the current status of processes in progress. Click Status/Diff to display the respective report. The message log file is a text file and is saved to your output directory.
  • Click Html Report to generate an HTML report of your session information for any number of files run through the process.