The support level for this software is P2.
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Exceed is required to display any graphical output, such as the help pages, on a Windows-based PC. CAE additionally requires Exceed3D to support OpenGL. These are available from software sales.
The Dassault Systems support site has a searchable knowledge base, links to documentation and other resources.
The Abaqus pages on the Dassault Systems site contains an overview of ABAQUS. Dassault Systems has opened up free access to all of their interactive courses on the 3ds Academy website for all Academic customers. The majority of Abaqus courses are posted there under the “Learning Materials” tab from the “Intro” courses to the “Advanced” courses – to access these courses, register and join the 3ds Academy using your bham.ac.uk email address. Proof of membership of the University is also required, for example a scan of the University ID card that can be attached to the registration request.
Training courses are also offered in Hammersmith and Warrington; academic customers are entitled to a 50% discount on the commercial rates.
The jiscmail discussion list feusers carries discussion on general finite element issues, including ABAQUS-specific issues.
The email@example.com maillist can be used to contact other users of Abaqus on campus.
The YAHOO abaqus group is an independent mailing list for all ABAQUS users.
The Academic License does not cover technical support queries from the suppliers, due to the low cost of the license. Abaqus does offer some paid-for support options for Academic users
IT Services also offer an introductory course to Abaqus, especially Abaqus/CAE. See the training section of this website for more details..
Contact the IT Service Desk for more details of these options.