Ansys structural simulation has a powerful pool of solvers used by engineers to analyze and predict the behavior of structures under various loading conditions. It employs advanced finite element analysis (FEA) techniques to simulate how structures respond to different loads, such as mechanical forces, thermal effects, and fluid pressures.



Strength Analysis

Simulate the behavior of structures for static or transient loads and undertsand the load carrying capacity by evaluating stresses & strains.


Topology optimization

Ansys Topology Optimization broadens the horizons of design process performance goals. Whether you aim to decrease aircraft weight or enhance the design of a civil structure, Ansys Topology Optimization in Mechanical offers avenues for innovative design with rapidity and effectiveness.


Impact analysis & Drop test

LS-DYNA’s drop test and impact simulation offer engineers a crucial tool for evaluating product structural integrity under dynamic loads. With advanced numerical methods and material models, organizations optimize designs, boost durability, and reduce failure risks in diverse industries.


Stress Life (SN)

The stress-life method, or S-N/Wöhler method, assesses stress amplitude versus cycles to failure, crucial for High Cycle Fatigue (HCF). Ansys nCode DesignLife offers varied S-N curve definitions, enhancing fatigue analysis accuracy. It includes interpolation between material data curves and factors like mean stress or temperature, ensuring comprehensive fatigue assessment.


Stamping simulation

Utilizing the LS-DYNA solver, Ansys Forming provides an extensive platform tailored to fulfill your metal stamping requirements. Equipped with preset parameters for every stage, encompassing feasibility, formability, and springback analysis, Ansys Forming propels both initial and intricate design setups forward.


Shock/Vibration/Thermal Cycling Analysis

Sherlock, with its extensive embedded libraries, rapidly converts ECAD files into CFD and FEA models. These meticulously crafted models include precise geometries and material properties, facilitating accurate stress analysis and time-to-failure predictions.



Crashworthiness simulation in LS-DYNA finds application across the automotive industry, including vehicle design, crash testing, regulatory compliance, and safety analysis. Automotive manufacturers use LS-DYNA to assess vehicle crashworthiness, optimize safety features, and meet stringent regulatory requirements for occupant protection.

Structures Products


Ansys Mechanical

Ansys Mechanical empowers users to address intricate structural engineering challenges and enhance design decision-making processes swiftly. Leveraging the suite’s finite element analysis (FEA) solvers, you can tailor and streamline solutions for structural mechanics issues, while also parameterizing them to explore numerous design scenarios. Ansys Mechanical offers a versatile array of analysis tools, spanning from preprocessing to analysis and facilitating integration with additional physics for heightened accuracy. Its user-friendly and adaptable interface ensures engineers of varying proficiency levels can swiftly obtain reliable answers, fostering confidence in their analyses.


Ansys LS-Dyna

Ansys LS-DYNA is the global leader in the field of explicit simulation program and can simulate the response of materials to short duration events like crash, explosion, bird strike, penetration and Impact. Possessing the complex material models, advanced element technology, contact formulations and fast multiphysics solvers, Ansys LS-DYNA can address highly challenging engineering problems.


Ansys Motion

Ansys Motion is a powerful engineering simulation software designed to analyze the dynamics and kinematics of mechanical systems. It offers comprehensive tools for simulating the motion and behavior of various mechanical components, ranging from simple mechanisms to complex multi-body systems.


Ansys Forming

Ansys Forming provides a comprehensive solution for simulating metal stamping processes, offering an integrated workflow that covers all stages of die design and analysis within a single platform, ensuring swift solve times. By utilizing Ansys Forming, users can attain peak performance while upholding efficiency and precision, leading to increased productivity and cost savings through minimized die iterations and redesign efforts


Ansys Sherlock

Ansys Sherlock utilizes its physics based solver to transform the reliability analysis for electronic hardware, providing rapid and accurate life predictions across component, board, and system levels in the initial design stages. With Sherlock, designers liberate themselves from the repetitive ‘test-fail-fix-repeat’ cycle, equipped with the capability to intricately simulate silicon-metal layers, semiconductor packaging, printed circuit boards (PCBs), and assemblies.


Ansys nCode Designlife

Ansys nCode DesignLife seamlessly integrates with Ansys Mechanical to deliver dependable fatigue life assessments. Leveraging finite element analysis (FEA) results from Ansys Mechanical and Ansys LS-DYNA, it computes damage accumulation due to cyclic loading, providing insights into a product’s anticipated lifespan. This enables swift evaluation of diverse materials and alternative geometries for new designs, facilitating optimization tailored to the product’s projected usage—well in advance of prototype construction or costly testing.



Ansys Autodyn excels in simulating the response of materials to short-duration, severe mechanical loadings, high pressures, and even extreme conditions such as explosions. It provides advanced solution methods without sacrificing ease of use, allowing for the efficient simulation of complex material responses like large deformations or failures. It is integrated within Ansys Workbench and features its own native user interface, which is renowned for its ease of use, helping users to achieve accurate results with minimal time and effort.


Additive Solution

Ansys Additive Suite is a comprehensive solution for the entire additive manufacturing workflow, which includes design for additive manufacturing (DfAM), validation, print design, process simulation, and exploration of materials. It encompasses a range of tools such as Additive Prep, Additive Print, Additive Science, and Workbench Additive, providing critical insights required for a successful additive manufacturing process. This suite helps in avoiding build failure and ensures that parts are designed accurately to specifications. It also includes capabilities for topology and lattice optimization, metal PBF process simulation, distortion compensation, build failure prediction, material analysis, and predictions of melt pool, porosity, and microstructure, among others



Ansys Sound is a post-processing tool that allows engineers to analyze and optimize their product noise using desired sound quality criteria and listening tests. Innovative time-frequency analysis and processing functions are available for isolating and modifying sound components and assessing the influence of sounds on human perception. Ansys Sound reproduces the 3D sound in-simulator and in-vehicle, including tools to tune Active Sound (ICE) or electric vehicles (EVs).


Psychoacoustic Analysis
Sound quality evaluation.
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Aeroplane Take Off
Isolate based on order analysis, mix each isolated sound source, blade passing frequency, buzz saw noise.
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Order Analysis
Separate components based on tachometric information, create dataset for driving simulator, assess sound quality.
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Electric Engine
Original recording, electric and electromagnetic noise.
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Drop Test/Impact
Autodyn predicts the drop & impact scenario to assess the safety of the part under consideration.
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Additive Manufacturing & Metal Sintering
End-to-end workflow assisting additive manufactured parts from geometry creation till part vaildation.
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Kinematic Simulation
ANSYS Motion facilitates kinematic analysis of mechanisms, such as linkages, cams, gears, and pulleys. It allows engineers to study the motion characteristics, velocities, and accelerations of individual components within a mechanical system.
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Control System Design
Engineers can use ANSYS Motion to simulate the motion control of robotic systems, manipulators, and actuators. It helps in designing and tuning control algorithms to achieve desired performance objectives, such as trajectory tracking and stability.
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