Architecture, Engineering & Construction Industry Solutions

SIMULIA Technology for Civil Engineering Applications

Perform realistic simulations to validate accurate environments

Robust Non-Linear Capabilities

SIMULIA Abaqus is known in this particular industry for robust and powerful non-linear capabilities.

Powerful Contact Capabilities

SIMULIA Abaqus has unique and extreme powerful contact capabilities compared to our competitors.


Flexible Failure & Concrete Damage Models

SIMULIA Abaqus has flexible methods to model failure & concrete damage for Civil Engineering Structures.


Combined Software Technologies

With the Extended Token model, you can access the complete SIMULIA Portfolio from the same token pool.

SIMULIA Architecture, Engineering & Construction applications

Perform realistic simulations for  specific industry behaviours.



Fibre Reinforced Concrete Analysis

Predict the contact behaviour between multiple bodies and structures on a robust and accurate way.

Crack Propagation Analysis

Predict the propagation of possible cracks on a fast way without remeshing between the crack growth steps.

Plasticity and Damage Modelling Analysis

Take into account plasticity and damage failure behaviour to perform virtual destructive tests in order to ensure safety, including multiple concrete damage models.


Bolt Load Analysis

Use realistic assumptions to check the validity of your bolts in your designs. Apply pre-tensioned bolts and simulate the bolt behaviour.

Applications of SIMULIA Technology for the Architecture, Engineering & Construction Industry

Analyses performed in the Architecture, Engineering & Construction Industry with SIMULIA Technology


Use many analysis possibilities, like:

  • Frequency & Vibration Analysis
  • Earthquake Analysis including Damage
  • Crack Propagation in Concrete Structures
  • Fibre Reinforced Concrete Analysis
  • Fibre Pull-Out Tests
  • Soil-Structure Interaction
  • Fire & Thermal Safety Assesment Analysis
  • Explosion Blast Analysis
  • Bolt Load Analysis
  • Road & Tarmac Fatigue Analysis
  • Steel Structure Contact Analysis
  • Wind Loading Analysis
  • Heattransfer Analysis
  • Geomechanics of Oil & Gas Reservoirs
  • Stability Analysis of Mines
  • Monopile Foundations for Offshore Wind
  • Mining & Tunneling
  • Harbour Quay Wall Analysis
  • CFD Analysis for City Structures

More information about Modeling Steel Fiber-Concrete Stuctures with Abaqus can be found here.
Another blog topic about Multiscale modeling of a concrete steel structure using the Abaqus RVE Plugin can be found here.

Abaqus Dynamic Gear Contact Analysis
Abaqus Dynamic Gear Contact Analysis

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