Simcenter Femap 2020.1

Learn What’s New in Simcenter Femap Version 2020.1!

Simcenter Femap software is now released on a biannual schedule, which began with version Simcenter Femap 2019.1 and continues with version 2020.1. The software is now referred to as Simcenter Femap to reflect that it is a part of the Simcenter portfolio of Siemens CAE products. The latest release provides a variety of enhancements that will improve your productivity across the simulation workflow.


Visualization and User Interface

With every release, the Simcenter Femap development team seeks to update and streamline Femap’s simulation processes, and version 2020.1 is no exception! Learn about the user experience enhancements such as updated icons, CBUSH Csys display, and digit control in the video below.


Geometry Editing

Model creation enhancements consist of more robust editing of geometric features, the ability to align geometric patterns useful for mapped meshing, and improved defeaturing capabilities for fillets and blends. Check out more of the geometry editing enhancements, including Smart Select, Blend Removal, and Washer Alignment in the video below.



Existing workflows have been enhanced to allow greater flexibility, more options when creating line elements from the edges of other elements or sweeping elements along an existing mesh. View the latest messing enhancements from Simcenter Femap 2020.1 in the video below.


Solver Support

There are also several updates to solver integration for Nastran, including support for Monitor Points and DMIGs, as well as Ansys, Abaqus, and LS-Dyna. Watch this short video and find out more about the increased support of capabilities in Simcenter Nastran, by Femap version 2020.1, and how they can help with your analysis work.


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