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DEFORMTM 3D Version 6.

1 (sp1)
Release Notes
10-10-2007

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However user routine support for the compiler versions Absoft v7.9-55.1. The system builds for DEFORM3D on PC are made using Absoft Fortran v9. Windows XP and Windows NT is maintained.00.0 compiler.Elsmp which is compatible with RedHat Enterprise Linux version 4 is supported. DEC OSF1 V4.XCsmp.2 operating system over infiniband ( Linux Kernal 2. please contact Scientific Forming Technologies Corporation.25).10suse92-i4smp).0 and Absoft v7.20.6.Overview: These release notes are organized as follows: • Update on Platform support • License manager updates (important) • Alert on anti virus system updates and License manager issues • Standby mode related issues on Laptop computers • HP Intel Xeon XC-2000 Cluster updates • New modules and functionality improvements • Enhancements in User Interface (3DV61) • Enhancements in FEM Engine (3DV61) • 3DV61 (sp1) updates • F3V61 (sp1) updates • Known Bugs If there are any questions about the information contained in this document. New operating system Linux centos 2. SFTC recommends users to use the same compiler version for user routines to take advantage of run time speed benifits.9-42. Support for the other operating systems HP-UX 11.8-24. CG and Sparse solvers are available on this operating system to use the fully parallel P4P (FEM and Remesh) options.2 (kernal 2. User Routine support on this operating system requires Absoft Fortran v10.4. multi core systems) systems and on Suse9.20-28.6. For specific details on Linux operating system. DEFORM-3D cluster version is supported on HPXC Linux (Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4.7). HP-UX 11. SGI IRIX and SUN operating systems have been discontinued from this current release of DEFORM-3D Version 6.3sp. Update on Platform support • • • • • • HP-UX 10. and version compatibility. multi node.6. . kernal 2.5 are also supported with necessary build and object files for this release. please refer to the system documentation on user routines. Suse Linux 9.6.0. Please review this document.0.23. A new GMRES solver is not available on DEC OSF1 operating system. Redhat Linux (kernal 2. as it is a general overview of the improvements and new features contained within this new release.

For example.3 will not run. The "local DEFORM license manager" means that the DEFORM license manager only accepts license requests from the local(the current running) machine.3. It is required to install DEFORM-2D/F2 v91 or DEFORM-3D/F3 v61 at an account with Administrator privilege. Using DEFORM license manager or not using DEFORM license manager is a computer-wide setup.EXE Support for Motif version of the user interface is maintained on Unix machines only and will not contain the new features and enhancements indicated in this release note. the installer will install DEFORM license manager over the existing one if any. they have to explicitly start a dynamic-linked GUI Post program. 4. 3.3 installed. So each time. you have to get a new password including 3DV6. DEFORM.1 and 2DV8. This is the last official version release with Motif GUI. There is check button to give users option to not install DEFORM license manager if he already has LM installed. Otherwise the installer can not install the new DEFORM license manager (can not copy). after install DEFORM-3D v6. called "DEF_GUI_PST3_SL. the DEFORM license manager is part of installation and straightforward. For example.exe.exe and defdiag. • • The installer will terminate the running DEFORM license manager first and other affiliate programs: LMAdmin. now it's in the DEFORM license manager folder.PWD is no longer in DEFORM2D or DEFORM3D folder. In other words. DEFORM license manager has become the default DEFORM license checking method on Windows. here is the summary of important changes: 1. During the installation of DEFORM-3D/F3 v61 or DEFORM-2D/F2 v91. DLconfig.1 2. and after this version Motif release will be limited to only the users who request for the Motif user interface. then please type: % /home/deform/3d/v61/EXE/DEF_GUI_PST3_SL. assume that your DEFORM package is installed on the /home/deform/3d/v60. you are forced to use local DEFORM license manager.• • For those users who want to use post user routine on the DEC platform.1.1and DEFORM-2D V8. not application-wide setup. (typical folder information) before : C:\DEFORM2D\V8_3 before : C:\DEFORM3D\V6_0 now : C:\Program Files\DEFORM License Manager 2.1. otherwise your 2DV8. License manager updates From 3DV60 release. and using local password. Normally the DEFORM license manager with floating license password file can accept license requests from anywhere. you already had DEFORM-3D V5. .exe. after install 3DV6.EXE".

after further testing) . user is advised to turn off virus check service while running DEFORM system.exe and restart it again: Start->All Programs->DEFORM License Manager 2. SFTC has verified this independently. User can also monitor license usage by using the LMAdmin program as follows Start->All Programs->DEFORM License Manager 2. Computer Associates eTrust Antivirus version 7. the following procedure is suggested. you can start LManager.1->LMAdmin->Action>Connect Server->Refresh Server 6. • Remove the hardware key after setting the computer in standby mode • Restart the computer (out of standby mode) • Reinsert hardware key quickly after restarting the computer 3.5. The DEFORM license manager(LManager. it is required to restart DEFORM license manager. http://safenet-inc. version 7. • • From Windows' Task Manager.asp (future system releases will include this driver update. Standby mode related issues on Laptop computers 1.1->LMAdmin->Action>Connect Server->Refresh Server 7. in turn the DEFORM applications will not run. and working to address this. As an alternative way to handle this situation. There are two ways to restart DEFORM license manager: • • Reboot the computer. SFTC is working to address this issue.1->LMAdmin Alert on anti virus system updates and License manager issues 1. SFTC is aware of this issue.7 dated 3-29-2007) conflicts with basic operation of DEFORM License manager. If the update is already made.exe running status.exe) will be automatically started each time the computer has been started/rebooted. Each time you receive a new/update password. It was noted that when the system gets back after a standby mode (or Hibernation mode). you can check LManager. without user intervention. 2. From Windows' TaskManager. If you can not find LManager. then DEFORM license manager will not run. terminate manager.0. Latest Sentinel Driver can be downloaded from this location. the DEFORM system does not automatically use full system resources.3+) can handle the above issue. System hanging was also reported under these situations on some class of laptop computers.com/support/tech/sentinel. If no hardware key attached.405 (signature file vet version 30. It is running behind the scene.exe manually by using of LMAdmin as follows: Start->All Programs->DEFORM License Manager 2. It is required that a hardware key is attached to the computer at the computer booting time.exe at Task Manager. Latest Sentinel Driver (for windows only.

/install. Install the openfabrics build: # .rpm 3.5.2.sh Select 2) "Install OFED Software" Select 1) "Basic (InfiniBand modules and basic user level libraries) Select Y when asked to continue . you can request that the temporary build directory be removed. Copy vapi-linux-release into /etc/ if it does not already exist. Edit /etc/security/limits.openfabrics.1.tgz from http://www.1 # . #rpm -Uvh sysfsutils-1.0-1. Select Q to exit 5. The following steps need to be done on each node in the cluster: 1.1.org/ # tar -xvzf ./OFED-1.2./build.HP Intel Xeon XC-2000 Cluster updates How to install OpenFabrics Infiniband support You should be running HPMPI 2. 2. Download and install the 32 bit version of sysfsutils.conf Add the following lines: * * soft memlock 7000000 hard memlock 7000000 The values should be at least 75% of the installed memory.sh Select 2) "Build InfiniBand Software RPMs" Select 1) "Basic (InfiniBand modules and basic user leve libraries)" Select "Y" when asked "Do you want to include IPoIB configuration files (ifcfg-ib*)?" Select a temporary directory or use the default "/var/tmp/OFED" Select the default installation directory "/usr/local/ofed" After it finishes (10 minutes at most). Download OFED-1. cp -p /var/lib/systemimager/images/base_image/etc/vapi-linux-release /etc/vapi-linuxrelease 4.tgz # cd OFED-1.i386.

Notes: You may need to configure the network interface. Select Q to exit 6.22.An interface to allow the user to construct many successive operations at the initial setup. Each of these modules improved with every release responding to the user requests and internal testing.Select Y when asked "to configure IPoIB interface" you will probably want to keep your prior configuration.255 MTU=2044 New modules and functionality improvements included in the current release • • • • Ring Rolling Micro Structure Module Induction Heating Local Remeshing Enhancements in User Interface (3DV61) There are a number of new modules that are now available in DEFORM-3D that can further improve the model setup specific and unique to various manufacturing processes.255. and a variety of modeling constants.This allows the user to determine the heat transfer coefficient at the boundary of an object by using actual thermocouple data coupled with iterative simulation results.22.255.0. Typical initial inputs to these models consist of starting phase fractions. Multiple Operations . Heat Treatment Template . • • • • Inverse Heat Transfer Template . Reboot the entire cluster.0.4 NETMASK=255. 7.This allows the user to construct many successive heat-treatment simulations with minimal effort. . starting average grain size. Micro Structure Module – This module allows users to compute phase transformation. recrystallization and grain size as a function of different kinetics.0 BROADCAST=172. Here is a sample configuration: [root@n4 ~]# cat /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-ipoib0 DEVICE=ipoib0 ONBOOT=yes BOOTPROTO=static IPADDR=172.

boring. Simulation Graphics . . Point tracking in Excel friendly format now allows user to selectively save the state variables. strain and strain rate including their components. Forming Template-(DEFORM-F3) This easy to use template allows users to efficiently navigate the basic steps and setup the model.This allows the user to more easily construct tooling stress simulations. users need to have the appropriate Microsoft MPEG-4 Video Codec installed. size and metallurgical properties. MS movie (AVI) and in power point presentation formats. Machining Template . 2. heat flux across object boundary.20) for more information. Other important features that have made implemented and improved in DEFORM-3D user interface for the current release are: 1. Ring Rolling Template. Parametric definition of drill geometry has been added in this release. The option to export MPEG-4 (compressed) AVI format. Preform Wizard – This wizard allows user to conveniently define and manipulate various design and geometric parameters to reach at an optimum preform shape. Current version includes improved tool positioning features. 3. Model results can now be directly saved as animation in Windows Media Player (WMV).• • • • • • • • • Shape Rolling Template . to fix potential bad spots to enable smooth meshing and run time performance. run and process the results with minimum effort. tables. Cogging Template – This module allows user to setup a series of Cogging/GFM operations on the billet representing a set of thermo-mechanical processing cycles to the final shape. 4.This module allows the user to view simulation results actively while running. Non isothermal process model can also include definition of side rolls. and define process conditions. milling and drilling operations with ease. min/max values for stress. Point tracking can now be defined for much higher number of points compared to the existing limit of 13 points. Die Stress Template . Handful of geometry handling and manipulations can be conveniently accomplished using this interactive tool. Object summary information has been enhanced to include surface area. Please see the DEFORM Manual (Section 4. Current release includes enhancements to handle IGES import and Export of geometry data.This allows the user to perform three-dimensional metal cutting simulations for turning. and additional machining process definitions. Geometry Tool – This new tool allows user to examine and repair the die geometries.This interface allows the user to construct shape rolling models to run Lagrangian and ALE procedures.3. gravity effects and multi pass setup. A stand alone post processor enables users to process the ring rolling model results in a convenient way.This module allows user to interactively generate the various components of the ring rolling process.

14. stress and damage are now available at the user routine level. pressure. strain rate and sliding velocity. 6. 11. 8. This will enable users to verify multiple wear models from a single simulation run. User defined tool wear routine functionality has been added to the post processor. A new GMRES solver has been implemented and is available along side the existing sparse and cg solvers to take advantage of multi CPU computing environments. . User defined post functionality has been improved to handle multiple split database files. The Material library has been improved to provide equivalent standard names in AISI. and hybrid coulomb-shear model. 9. 8. Shrink fit definition is enhanced to include non cylindrical surfaces. 6. 13. 7. Enhancements in FEM Engine and Mesh generator (3DV61) 1. BS and DIN standards apart from process related filters for material selection. 19. 16. 10. Shape rolling functionality now includes an automatic stopping criteria for ALE and Lagrangian models. Measuring functionality has been significantly improved. Deflection plots on displacement results can be displayed with state variable distribution on the part. Velocity vectors can now be viewed excluding rigid body velocity fields. Explicit saving and loading option for view port settings has been improved. New Induction heating functionality has been added to the system. Significant improvements in the speed of data base generation. Computing time has been significantly reduced for displaying minimum distance plots. Improved computational efficiency for the die stress analysis procedures. gravity effects. Local definition of friction factors has been added to the die surface polygons. Interpolation and volume compensation modules have been enhanced with parallel versions to take advantage of multi CPU environment. 2. Load-Stroke graphs can now plot load on x-axis to enable better representation of power limit data for hydraulic press models. temperature. ISO. New Ring Rolling along with special ALE techniques has been added to the system. 4. Geometry Tool can now import and export the geometry data in IGES format. side roll and table definitions. 15. 12. 17. These include exponential law. surface stretch. KS. Nortran law. 18. JIS. 7. 10.5. Friction factors in each of these models can now be a function of time. 9. Improved computational procedures for steady state extrusion process. New friction models have been implemented. 5. A numerical field has been added to change the scaling factor on vector fields. 3. Preprocessor can now import surface and solid mesh data in NASTRAN format. Nodal definition of strain. Other enhancements include plotting step number on x-axis and scaling factor for y-axis values. Flow net capability has been enhanced with 2D offset flow net and window based offset flow net on a selected cross section.

Issues related to boolean Operations in Gui Pre has been fixed 3.11.1 (sp1) updates 1. The corresponding library and build files have been updated. to facilitate smooth transition of user code when major changes are introduced between the release versions. . Improved element shape checking criteria for cogging brick mesh models 9. Missing files issues related to creating animation has been addressed Known Bugs • New material models added in this release. mesh quality and mesh gradients. Stopping criteria related bug fix 5. 3DV6. MO3 bug fixes (related to mechanical press) 6.EXE can now out put GEO format as well 4. Comments & Questions The user may feel free to contact SFTC concerning this product at any time. User routine files are split based on their functionality. This issue is being addressed. P4P divergence issue (related to Shape rolling) 7. Issue related to starting the simulation after using drop positioning in Pre 2. Improvements and bug fixes in Local remesh procedures 10. has recorded questionable results when used with elasto-plastic metal cutting applications under extreme process conditions. 12. Missing file issues related to user routines (on some Unix/Linux machines) has been addresses 2. Bug fix related to element deletion when damage softening is activated 8. New local mesh generator has been added to the system with options for better local mesh control. DEF_BOOL3. Documentation cleanup F3V6.1(sp1) Updates 1.