General topics

What are the requirements for my PC to run SORPAS®?

The recommended computer specifications are as follows: Type of computer:           Server computer / desktop / laptop Operation system:           Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1 / Windows 10 System architect              64-bit system (SORPAS® 2D runs on both 32 and 64 bit, but SORPAS® 3D runs only on 64-bit) Processor speed:              3 GHz or higher … Continue reading


Export of data

Export of data to LS-Dyna You can export your simulation results from SORPAS® 3D into LS-Dyna. Go to: “File/Export/Results to LS-Dyna Export of data to DynaWeld You can export your results from SORPAS® 2D into DynaWeld. The interface enables you to export process simulation results from SORPAS® and continue the simulation with DynaWeld. Choose “File/Export … Continue reading


Guideline for Preparing a SORPAS® Simulation Task

1. Material properties data (for each material of workpiece, coating, electrode, rivet, die) Material name Material type or grade, tempering status, aging conditions etc. Chemical composition with percentage of each element Mechanical properties, incl. yield strength, tensile strength, elongation at break, n-value Physical properties, incl. resistivity, thermal conductivity, heat capacity, mass density 2. Geometric dimensions … Continue reading