Genesis v16.0

Vanderplaats R&D is excited to announce the release of our latest version of GENESIS v16.0 and its graphical interface Design Studio for GENESIS v16.0. Below are some of the highlights/features in this new release.

Genesis v16.0 Highlights:

  • Multi-model Optimization

  • Heat Transfer Topology Optimization

  • Reliability based Optimization

  • New Fabrication Constraints for Topology: Casting without holes

  • Updated DOT Optimizer: GENESIS now uses DOT 7.2 which is the latest version of the DOT optimizer.

  • Enhancements with Contact Analysis

  • Enhanced Super Elements

  • Improvements in Performance

Design Studio v16.0 Highlights:

  • Genesis 16.0 Compatibility: Enhanced to handle all the new capabilities of GENESIS v16.0

  • Multi-model support: Open multiple model/input files simulataneously

  • Element/Group Selection performance enhancement. Modified algortihm for selecting groups/elements to imporve perfromance on certain graphics hardware.

  • Support for designing for Additive Manufacturing with the Lattice Bar Toolkit plugin

  • Drag-drop on to the Design Studio Viewport: Input/post-processing files can be dragged and dropped on to the Design Studio Viewport.

  • Bar forces/stresses are supported for post-processing

  • 1D elements can be displayed as solid so that the crossectional shape and dimensions are visible