Simcenter FEMAP with Nastran

The leading finite element solution for engineers for precise and complex finite element models in the field of statics and dynamics

Simcenter™ FEMAP™ is the worldwide leading, CAD independent solution developed for Windows with pre- and postprocessor for efficient finite element analysis. Fast and precise analyses in the field of statics and dynamics can be conducted with the integrated NX Nastran solver. Additional modules can be acquired to analyze coupled simulations with thermal and flow analysis.

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Andres Graf
M.Eng., Dipl. Masch.-Ing. FH

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Simcenter FEMAP with Nastran Module

The base module of Simcenter FEMAP with Nastran includes a wide range of functions, which covers the requirements for the usual analysis tasks. Furthermore, the range of functions can be expanded with additional modules for NX Nastran or add-ons for Simcenter FEMAP:

Basic analysis functions NX Nastran

  • Linear static analysis (incl. contact)
  • Modal analysis
  • Buckling
  • Heat conduction calculations (stationary and transient)
  • Nonlinear analysis
  • Welding analysis
  • Natural frequency analysis
  • Linear contact
  • Glued connections
  • Bolt pretensions

Advanced analysis functions NX Nastran

  • Dynamic response analysis
  • Advanced nonlinear calculations
  • Superelements
  • Direct matrix arithmetic programming (DMAP)
  • Structural optimisation
  • Rotordynamics
  • Thermal analysis- basic
  • Thermal analysis - advanced
  • Flow analysis
  • Aeroelasticity

Simcenter FEMAP add-on

  • SDC Verifier

The SDC Verifier add-on adds advanced functions to Simcenter FEMAP for verifying structures according to norms like Eurocode 3 or DIN 15018.


Click on the course titles to learn more about the Simcenter FEMAP with Nastran trainings.

2 Days
23 - 24 May 2024
2 Days
22 - 23 April 2024


Version 2301

  • Direct integration with Teamcenter to facilitate collaboration
  • Unified graphics architecture for improved performance
  • Streamlined creation of entities for element addition and removal
  • Greater flexibility during the mid-surfacing workflow
  • Deeper understanding of results via computed vectors

Siemens SW Whats New in Simcenter Femap 2301 Fact Sheet

Version 2022.2

  • Xcelerator Share: Cloud based collaboration solution
  • Laminate Enhancements: New Layup Manager, Ply Manager, Global Ply Manager, Multi-Layup Editor
  • Kinematic Joint Enhancements: Extended Ansys Support
  • Monitor Points: New Manager and Monitor Point Types (MONPNT2)
  • Extended Selection Methods and Grouping Commands
  • Analysis Set Manager Find Functionality
  • Improved HTML Help System
  • Support for Aeroelastic Response Analysis (SOL146)

Simcenter FEMAP 2022.2

Version 2022.1

  • Automated hex-dominant meshing for streamlined creation of models representing solid parts
  • Kinematic Joints and Flexible Sliders required to perfom flexible body dynamic analysis, without the need for a motion solver, are now supported
  • Enhanced Simulation Monitor provides live feedback of simulation progress and data, including displacements, energy, contact, and time steps
  • User Interface improvements provide access to a modern Online Help System, along with new options to control display and assist in entity selection

Simcenter FEMAP 2022.1

Version 2021.1

  • Mesh control explorer pane to assist in creating complex shell and solid meshes
  • Customizable options for mesh propagation in various sizing commands
  • Improved performance during entity selection, especially when area or front picking
  • Comprehensive support for MSC Nastran SOL 400 to perform implicit nonlinear analysis
  • Direct support of MODSEL for Simcenter Nastran SOL 112 (Modal Transient Response) and SOL 111 (Modal Frequency Response)

Siemens FEMAP 2021.1