ProFES

Version 2.0 Capabilities

Import Models:

  • ANSYS5.5.4-5.6 database files, archives, and parametric
  • NASTRAN bulk data files
  • PATRAN session files, including Unigraphics features

Response Statistics:

  • Maximum
  • Minimum
  • Absolute Maximum
  • Absolute Minimum
  • Average
  • Smoothed Maximum

Probabilistic Modeling:

  • Output Response Variable
  • Random Variable
  • External Function
  • Limit State Function
  • Internal (Parsed) Equation

Random Variable Types:

  • Normal
  • Log-Normal
  • Triangular
  • Exponential
  • Uniform
  • Beta
  • Weibull
  • Extreme Value Type I Largest
  • Uniform Possibility
  • Triangular Possibility
  • Constant
  • All distributions can be truncated

Probabilistic Analysis Method:

  • Monte Carlo Simulation
  • First Order Reliability Method
  • First Order Second Moment Analysis
  • Importance Sampling
  • Response Surface
  • Adaptive Response Surface
  • Possibility Analysis
  • User-defined Add-on Analysis

External Functions:

  • SN Fatigue
  • Mean Stress Effects
  • Mean Stress Life
  • User-defined
  • Internal Functions
  • Operator +, -, *, /, ^
  • Function sin(), cos(), tan(), sqrt(), log(), ln(), exp()
  • Conditionals
  • Mathematical Constants

Finite Element Translators:

Random Element Properties:

  • Depends upon translator

Random Loads:

  • Depends upon translator

Random Boundary Conditions:

  • Depends upon translators

Random Geometry:

  • Depends upon translator

Random Material Properties:

  • Depends upon translator

Nodal Responses:

  • Depends upon translator

Element Responses:

  • Depends upon translator