Laboratory for FEM Simulations


The department operates several SMP machines with up to 80 cores and 1 TB memory. Additionally, a computing cluster is available. A total of over 400 CPU cores are available. Raid systems with a total of 100 TB are available for data storage.


  • FEM program system ABAQUS
  • FEM program system ABAQUS Teaching Edition, used for teaching
  • FEM program system LSDYNA
  • Fortran compiler for developing own calculation routines
  • Altair Hyperworks: Topology, shape and parameter optimization
  • Matlab
  • CAD/FEM system NX
  • FEM/CFD program system ANSYS
  • CFD program system STARCCM+

Within the framework of the Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre, the department also uses Rolls-Royce's own simulation applications:

  • FEM System SC03
  • CFD System AU3D