Abaqus

Abaqus is a finite element analysis suite. Thayer has the a 40 seat teaching license which can be used for classes but not for research. Abaqus can be run on either Windows or Linux.

Abaqus on Windows

In the computer labs

Abaqus is installed on the Windows Computers in M210 and C218.   After logging in, click the "Start" icon in the lower left of the screen and scroll down to the following menu option:

"Dassault Systemes SIMULIA Abaqus CAE 2019".   (this may change to 2020)

Expand this menu option and choose "Abaqus CAE"

Remotely using the "Thayer Virtual Lab" 

To access the Thayer Virtual Lab, you must first be connected to the Dartmouth VPN (if you are off campus)

After connecting to the VPN, you can login to the Virtual Lab after which you will see a Windows Desktop.  Follow the instructions in the above section to start Abaqus

Linux

In the computer labs

Abaqus can be run on the Linux computers in M210 and C218.  

After logging in, open a Terminal Window and then issue the command

"abaqus cae"

Remotely using FastX

Connect to one of the 8 Babylon compute servers using FastX.  Note:  These servers can be slow if in heavy use.  

When connected to FastX, open a Terminal Window by "Right clicking" on the Desktop and choosing "Open Terminal Here"

In the terminal, issue the command "abaqus cae"

Here are a few useful articles on Thayers Linux compute servers

Linux Services

Thayer Compute Server Etiquette

 You can check current usage of the babylons with the Cluster Usage Checking Tool.

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