Dassault Systèmes Simulia

VIAS is an official gold partner of Dassault Systèmes Simulia Corporation. The VIAS team has decades of combined experience in the use of ABAQUS for solving their clients' complex product performance simulations via consulting services. Additionally, VIAS is a Certified Education Partner of Dassault Systèmes and is authorized to provide training for all Simulia products.

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SIMULIA's realistic simulation solutions accelerate the process of making highly-informed, mission-critical design and engineering decisions before committing to costly and time-consuming physical prototypes.

Who do we serve?


Simulation provides Designers with guidance during all phases of product design to improve product performance and reduce cost.

Design Engineers

Simulation using virtual test helps Design Engineers develop, compare, optimize and validate their detailed designs.


Simulation helps educators demonstrate and explain scientific concepts and enhance students' learning to prepare them for excellent careers.


Simulation helps researchers to explore product, nature, and life with SIMULIA's, or their own, simulation algorithms.

Simulation Specialists

Simulation helps specialists to solve challenging problems such as structural nonlinear, large-scale linear dynamics applications, and routine design simulations. In addition, Simulation helps to guide their company's product development toward innovation leadership.

What activities do we cover?

They help guide, improve, manage simulation results and reduce risk

Structural Analysis

Realistic simulation of the physical response of solids and structures to real-world conditions

Thermal Analysis

Realistic simulation of the thermal response of solids and structures when heated or cooled

Composites Analysis

Realistic simulation of modern laminated fiber-reinforced composite materials, including layer geometry and data, laminate response, fracture and failure analysis, and fatigue simulation

Crash Analysis

Realistic simulation of the physical response of structures, usually automobiles or similar conveyances, during impact

Noise & Vibration

Realistic simulation of the vibrational and dynamic response of solids and structures to real-world conditions


Realistic simulation of the electromagnetic response of solids and structures to real-world conditions.

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)

Realistic simulation of the physical response of internal and external fluid flows (often in combination with solids and structures) to real-world conditions.

Fatigue, Fracture and Failure

Realistic simulation of the physical response of solids and structures to real-world conditions while failure is occurring.


Improve product design by minimizing weight, maximizing lifecycle, reducing pressure loss, reducing cost and other increases in efficiency that are a desirable by-product of a good design.

Simulation & Test Management

Management, traceability, replication, re-use, and improvement of simulation results and simulation methods across the enterprise and by future users.

High Performance Computing

High Performance Computing clusters, servers, and architecture to have larger, more detailed, more accurate, and more physically realistic models without increasing the simulation time

Multibody Dynamics

Solving Multibody Dynamics models where severe events, overload, deployment, and other actions involving machine and mechanisms might occur.

3DS Simulia Product Portfolio

Complete Solutions for Realistic Simulation


FEA Multiphysics Simulations

The Abaqus Unified FEA product suite offers powerful and complete solutions for engineering problems covering a vast spectrum of industrial applications. This includes full loads, dynamic vibration, multibody systems, impact/crash, nonlinear static, thermal coupling, and acoustic-structural coupling using a common model data structure and integrated solver technology.

Product Suite

  • Abaqus/CAE
  • Abaqus/Standard
  • Abaqus/Explicit
  • Abaqus/CFD
  • Abaqus Multiphysics
  • Add-on Tools


Complete solution for Abaqus finite element modeling, visualization, and process automation

  • Integrate modeling, analysis, job management, and results visualization in a consistent, easy-to-use environment
  • Support familiar interactive computer-aided engineering concepts including feature-based, parametric modeling, interactive and scripted operation, and GUI customization
  • Create geometry, import CAD models for meshing, or integrate geometry-based meshes
  • Support associative interfaces for CATIA V5, SolidWorks, and Pro/ENGINEER


  • Simulate accurate stress solutions ideal for static and low-speed dynamic events both in the time and frequency domain.
  • Have flexible and integrated compatibility with Abaqus/Explicit and supported within the Abaqus/CAE modeling environment

Related Products

  • Abaqus/AMS
  • Abaqus/Design
  • Abaqus/Aqua


  • Simulate brief transient dynamic events
  • Handle severely nonlinear behavior (contact and many quasi-static events)
  • Have flexible and integrated compatibility with Abaqus/Explicit and supported within the Abaqus/CAE modeling environment


  • Address a broad range of nonlinear coupled fluid-thermal and fluid-structural problems.
  • Abaqus/CFD can solve the following types of incompressible flow problems:
  • Laminar and turbulent: internal or external flows;
  • Thermal convective; and
  • Deforming-mesh arbitrary Lagrangian Eulerian (ALE).

Abaqus Multiphysics

The Abaqus structural FEA model can easily be extended to include additional physics interaction using the same model, same element library, same material data, and same load history

  • Abaqus/CFD
  • Coupled Eulerian-Lagrangian
  • Hydrostatic-Fluid-Mechanical
  • Piezoelectric-Mechanical
  • Structural-Acoustic
  • Thermal-Electric
  • Thermal-Mechanical
  • Thermal-Fluid-Mechanical
  • Structural-Pore Pressure

Fe-safe Fatigue

fe-safe is the technical leader in fatigue analysis software for Finite Element models

Fatigue Solutions

  • Multiaxial strain based fatigue methods
  • Non-metallic materials
  • Metals
  • Elastomers
  • Thermo-mechanical and creep fatigue
  • Structural stress method
  • Welded joints

With fe-safe as an integrated part of the design process, customers have the ability to:

  • Accurately identify fatigue hotspots
  • Optimize designs to use less material
  • Reduce product recalls and warranty costs
  • Validate design and test programs
  • Improve correlation between test and analysis within a single user interface
  • Reduce prototype test timesspeed up analysis times, thereby reducing man-time hours
  • Increase confidence that your product designs pass their test schedules as "right first time"

Process Integration & Design Optimization

Isight and the SIMULIA Execution Engine are a market-leading solution software used to:

  • Combine multiple cross-disciplinary models and applications together in a simulation process flow;
  • Automate their execution across distributed compute resources;
  • Explore the resulting design space; and
  • Identify the optimal design parameters subject to required constraints


  • Isight & SEE Portfolio
  • Isight Components

Multi-body Dynamics

Simpack is a general purpose multibody simulation (MBS) software used to:

  • Simulate the non-linear dynamic motion of any mechanical or mechatronic system
  • Predict and visualize motion, coupling forces and stresses
  • Be easily integrated into any manufacturer's already-established development processes
  • Reduce time-to-market and to improve product quality and lifespan.

Simpack is used primarily within the following industry sectors:

  • Automotive
  • Engine
  • Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) /Software-in-the-Loop (SIL)
  • Power Transmission
  • Railway
  • Wind Energy

Plastic Molding

The Simpoe-Mold plastic injection simulation solution helps the plastic industry to:

  • Predict and avoid manufacturing defects
  • Eliminate costly mold rework
  • Improve product quality and reliability
  • Decrease time to market
  • Reduce need for expensive and time consuming physical testing
  • Optimize cycle times
  • Accurately account for costs

Advanced processes

  • Gas-assisted injection
  • Co-injection molding
  • Bi-refringance
  • Overmolding
  • Multi-shots or multi-domain injection

Non-parametric Optimization

The Tosca optimization suite creates optimized design concepts to achieve the highest performance, quality, and eco-efficiency in a shorter development time.

As leading technologies for structural optimization and flow optimization, both Tosca Structure and Tosca Fluid offer efficient optimization based on industry standard FEA and CFD software.


  • Tosca Structure
  • Tosca Fluid


Tosca Structure is the market leading technology for structural optimization based on industry standard FEA packages (Abaqus, ANSYS, MSC Nastran). The result is designs with optimum relation between weight, stiffness and dynamic behavior.

Optimization Modules

  • Tosca Structure.topology: Optimal design proposals during design concept
  • Tosca Structure.sizing: Optimized sheet thicknesses
  • Tosca Structure.shape: Specific detail improvements through shape optimization
  • Tosca Structure.bead: Specific detail improvements through bead optimization


Tosca Fluid features unique design and non-parametric fluid flow topology optimization technology for components and systems. It has seamless integration with leading CFD solvers (Star-CCM+, ANSYS Fluent).

Key Benefits

  • Automated design development (less physical testing and a reduction in the number of prototypes)
  • Shorter development cycles in the design process
  • Advanced designs with higher product performance and reduced energy consumption
  • Faster time-to-market for innovative designs