Sysweld v2014

ESI SYSWELD offers a unique computer-aided assessment of chemical, thermal, metallurgical and mechanical phenomena encountered in the welding, assembly and heat treatment processes. SYSWELD helps the user predict how mechanical load and heat effects successive manufacturing processes, allowing cost-effective distortion engineering, and weld quality and residual stress control.

Accessing the software

To load the module:

$ module load apps/sysworld/v2014

An example command to include in your job script: -prod sysweld -batch -input <data_file> -multi 1 -output <logfile>

Where <data_file> is the name of your input file, and <logfile> is the name of your output file.

All solver jobs must be run via the batch system.

It is important that the number of cores requested in a job matches the solve count when the job is generated from VisualEnvironment.

Accessing Previous Versions

Wherever possible, previous versions of this application will be retained for continuity, especially for research projects that require a consistent version of the software throughout the project. Such versions, however, may be unsupported by IT Services or the applications vendor, and may be withdrawn at short or no notice if they can no longer run on the cluster - for example, essential operating system upgrades may be incompatible with old versions.

The following previous versions of this software are available on this service:

Licensing Issues

This licenses for this software are purchases by a specific research group within the University and are not generally available. Whilst a number of sysweld multicore licenses are available, part of the solver process requires a specific feature and only a relatively small number of licenses are available. Please note that this only tracks the number of licenses used on the cluster and if there are uses running sysweld solver tasks on other systems, the job may fail part way with an error which could be related to license availability.

If you require access to the software, please contact the IT Service Desk for details. We will then put you in touch with the relevant research group who may provide access to licenses.

Disk Usage

Sysweld needs to generate large amounts of temporary working data, which it defaults to placing in /tmp. This is relatively small on the compute nodes so it is important that the $TMP environment variable is set to a different location to ensure this works properly. See the 'Use Local Disk Space' drop down on the Job Submission page for using scratch space to do this.

Known Problems & Limitations


Other Information

The Support Level for this application is P2.

Visit the ESI Sysweld website for more information regarding this application.

Last modified: 8 December 2017