Model Setup

Verify the complete work flow in batch mode or interactively through HyperMesh.

Verification include:
  • Model setup
  • New functionality
  • Process consistency
  • Verification of legacy scripts
Process work flow with Process Manager template verification includes:
  • Verify complete work flow interactively through HyperMesh
  • Model setup
  • Process consistency across versions
  • Verification of legacy scripts for current or previous HyperMesh versions.
  1. Click the FE Model tab then click the Model Setup tab.

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  2. From the File type drop-down menu, select a solver type.
    Options include:

    Radioss(BLOCK), OptiStruct, Abaqus, ANSYS, LS-DYNA, MADYMO, Marc, Nastran, PAM-CRASH 2G, Permas, and Samcef.

  3. Select the HyperWorks version number.
  4. Activate any of the checkboxes.
    Option Description
    Modify cmf script If this option is activated, it replaces all HyperWorks paths with the selected HyperWorks version and generates a new copy(copies) of the .cmf file(s).
    Config file Activate this option to load a config file.
    Ref Version

    Select the HyperWorks version number of your reference file from the drop-down menu.

    Model (Solver Deck/HM File) Deactivate this check box if there are no models to load. Or, activate the check box to load a solver deck model or HyperMesh file.
    • 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.
      Note: Only one file is supported at an instance.
  5. Add or delete any scripts/cmf files.
    • Click below the list box to select a folder that contains multiple script files (Tcl/Tcb) or cmf files. You can select the top level folder and load all files of selected file type.

    • Click to display the file browser and load a single file. You can also add multiple files.
    • Click to delete a selected file from the list.
  6. Select an output directory.
  7. Click Run.
    All selected scripts/cmf files are run in the (solver deck model/HyperMesh model) batch mode.

    If no models are selected, then the scripts/cmf files are run batch mode. In this case, the model should be read through scripts/cmf files.

    HyperMesh(hm) and solver deck files are saved to the output directory. Click Status to browse to the output directory.

  • 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.
  • You can set the environmental variables in the config file.
    1. If ModelSetup is 0: Execute hmbatch.exe.
    2. If ModelSetup is 1: Execute hmopengl.exe.
    3. If ModelSetupConfig is 0: Reads the config file but doesn't replace the paths (only reads the ModelSetup variable).
    4. If ModelSetupConfig is 1: Reads the config file and replaces all paths in the CMF files.