12 Facts About LS-DYNA


LS-DYNA is an advanced general-purpose multiphysics simulation software package developed by the former Livermore Software Technology Corporation, which was acquired by Ansys in 2019.

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LS-DYNA is used by the automobile, aerospace, construction and civil engineering, military, manufacturing, and bioengineering industries.

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LS-DYNA originated from the 3D FEA program DYNA3D, developed by Dr John O Hallquist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in 1976.

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Therefore, all that is required to run LS-DYNA is a command shell, the executable, an input file, and enough free disk space to run the calculation.

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Licensees of LS-DYNA automatically have access to all of the program's capabilities, from simple linear static mechanical analysis up to advanced thermal and flow solving methods.

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LS-DYNA is not limited to any particular type of simulation.

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LS-DYNA is used by the automotive industry to analyze vehicle designs.

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LS-DYNA accurately predicts a car's behavior in a collision and the effects of the collision upon the car's occupants.

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LS-DYNA accurately predicts the stresses and deformations experienced by the metal, and determines if the metal will fail.

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LS-DYNA is used by the aerospace industry to simulate bird strike, jet engine blade containment, and structural failure.

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LS-DYNA is used extensively by researchers from military and defense.

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LS-DYNA is used in oil and gas industries to perform fatigue analysis on offshore structures, failure analysis of ships under the event of collision, and simulate fluid structure interactions.

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