New Efficient Tutorials and How-To documents

  1. How To download and install Efficient – click here
  2. Generate command file for Beam analysis – click here
  3. Generate command file for Axi-symmetric analysis – click here
  4. Generate command file for Shell analysis – click here
  5. Generate command file for 3D analysis – click here
  6. Generate command file for 3D Assembly analysis – click here
  7. How To add stepping function to a load – click here
  8. How to add different material to different parts of the mesh – click here

And many more to come based on feedback I get from the users ……….

Efficient is the software developed to help users of Code-Aster to generate .comm files quickly and accurately.
Features of Efficient:

  • Fully in English
  • Wizard to generate .comm files
  • Very easy to use
  • Very easy to understand
  • Very easy to integrate in your FEA practice
  • Can generate .comm files for both Code_Aster version 10.x and 11.x

Requirements for using this software

  • Java Runtime Environment (jre) should be installed on your computer
  • User should know how to use JAR file as an application and not as a ZIP file

Features of Version 0.3.0:

  • Save .comm file to Aster 13.x version
  • Users can write output as Text file

Features of Version 0.2.0:

  • Save .comm file to Aster 12.x version

Features of Version 0.1.0:

  • User can select what results they want in MED file
  • Save .comm file to Aster 11.x version

Features to come in following Versions:

  • Save results in a text file
  • Give user flexibility to select what results they want in TEXT file

Features of Version 0.0.7:

  • Added functionality for generating .comm file for 3D Assembly

Features of Version 0.0.6:

  • Added all three mesh types. Now user can select MED, GMSH, IDEAS
  • Added Beam Analysis
  • Added Axi-symmetric Analysis
  • Added Shell Analysis
  • TAB Element – can now accept and enter values in .comm file. This is used for Beam and Shell Analysis
  • TAB Boundary Condition – D.O.F (DDL) is split into D.O.F (DDL) on Mesh Group and D.O.F (DDL) on Node Group
  • TAB Load(s) – Added Force on Node

Features of Version 0.0.5:

  • User can open .comm files generated with Efficient V0.0.5
  • Changed Naming convention from “Is connected to” to “Is Assigned to” – recommended by Claws
  • With Force on Face, user can only input Forces, Moments are disabled – recommended by Claws
  • Multiple objects can be assigned to a Material Type – recommended by Claws

Features of Version 0.0.4:

  • Removed LIAISON_DDL for Boundary Conditions
  • Added LIAISON_UNIF for Boundary Conditions
  • Removed a bug that placed the ending bracket in the wrong location for MECA_STATIQUE
  • Removed a bug that placed a wrong Single Quote for Stepping function

Features of Version 0.0.3

  • Added FACE_IMPO and LIAISON_DDL for Boundary Conditions

Features of Version 0.0.2:

  • Added a Selection box for standard Materials so that users can use them easily
  • Added Stepping Function for Loads

Features of Version 0.0.1:

  • Fully in English
  • Easy to use Wizard Format
  • No need to remember Code_Aster commands
  • No need to check if you have missed a comma “,” or a Bracket “(” or ending Semi Colon “;”
  • Can be used on Multi Platform (Windows, Linux, Mac OSX)
  • Removes guesswork of what type of results are required
  • You can select the Units that you want (Unit Independent)
  • Types of Loads that can be applied : Gravity, Pressure, Force on Face and Force on Edge
  • Saves Boundary Condition and Loads separately in the .comm file
Recent version of Efficient is v0.3.0
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Previous version of Efficient is v0.2.0
Download v0.2.0Download v0.1.1
Download v0.1.0
Older version of Efficient for Code_Aster version 10.x is v0.0.7 which can be downloaded from below link
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