optiSLang (Adv. Optimization)

Process Integration


Process Integration

optiSLang offers various possibilities of direct integration of solvers such as ANSYS, MATLAB, Excel or Python.

Concept optiSLang v4

In optiSLang version 4, all algorithms and methods can be approached via Python interfaces from the GUI or any third party application. Thus, the software structure supports the integration of external CAE – processes as well as the integration of optiSLang methodology into third party parametric modeling environments.

Together with efficient default settings, parallelization and distribution of design evaluations can be easily conducted to reduces computing time.

Integration Modes

The solvers are called directly or run inside optiSLang. This results in a design evaluation much faster than calling external CAE processes.

Widely used CAE-solvers like ANSYS or Abaqus are supported via solver specific dialogs and automatized design parameter interfaces. The extraction of result values being scalar, vector or signal output is supported from arbitrary ASCII files as well as from a selected range of binary files of external CAE solvers such as ANSYS or ABAQUS by using the Extraction Tool Kit (ETK).

Graphical user interface

Graphical user interface optiSLang v4
Graphical user interface optiSLang v4

The graphical user interface of optiSLang 4 provides a high level of user friendliness and functionality. The user can connect any complex simulation processes of CAE solvers, pre- and post-processors in heterogeneous networks or clusters via graphical interface. There is also a wizard-based best practice management to choose the most appropriate algorithms.

Current Version 4.2.0

ANSYS Workbench Interface
ANSYS Workbench Interface

optiSLang inside ANSYS Workbench provides a full integration of optiSLang functionality inside the parametric modeling environment of ANSYS. Complex parametric studies can be applied without leaving ANSYS Workbench.

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