Seamless integration with leading FEA & durability solvers like Abaqus, Ansys and MSC Nastran.
Create unique structures
Topology optimization creates the best possible shapes for it’s structural performance needs.
Integrated or standalone
Tosca is available as integrated software within Abaqus, or through a dedicated standalone Tosca interface.
Improve existing designs
Shape optimization can be applied to optimize existing designs to perform even better.
Stuctural & CFD topology optimization
Structural topologyA flexible, modular software system for non-parametric structural optimization that provides topology, shape and bead optimization using industry standard finite element solvers like ANSYS, Abaqus, and MSC Nastran.
Fluid topologyA unique, modular software system for non-parametric fluid flow optimization that enables topology optimization with industry-standard CFD solvers like STAR CCM+ and Fluent.
Integration with SIMULIA portfolio
Tosca Structure can be combined with Abaqus, fe-safe and Isight. That is the power of the SIMULIA portfolio.
Technologies SIMULIA Tosca
Structural & fluid topology optimization to create unique product performance.
Structural topology optimization coupled with leading FEA software
Topology optimizationConceptual design for lighter and stiffer structures. Create lightweight, ready-to-manufacture product designs and reduce time-to-market, physical tests, and prototype builds.
Shape optimizationImprove existing designs for more reliable and durable components. Minimize stress, strain, and damage – or any combination of these – by automatic modification of the surface geometry.
Bead optimizationImprove the static and dynamic properties of shell structures. Generate optimal bead layouts while accounting for manufacturing constraints, complex geometries, and realistic loads.
Optimization module in Abaqus CAEDefine optimization tasks interactively on 3D Abaqus Standard models with the Abaqus integrated graphical user interface for optimization and FEA jobs
Tosca Extension for Ansys WorkbenchDefine topology optimization tasks interactively on 3D ANSYS Workbench models and author, run and post-process your optimization task within familiar ANSYS Workbench environment.
Tosca Ansa environmentDefine optimization tasks interactively from within the Ansa environment on predefined 3D models supporting Abaqus, ANSYS, MSC Nastran.
Tosca Structure Graphical User Interface
Tosca Structue.gui, a standalone graphical user interface which supports Abaqus, ANSYS, MSC Nastran FE models
CFD Topology optimization for high-end CFD Software
Generate reduced pressure drop and enhanced flow uniformity
Profit from full design flexibility to create a design proposal in the initial design phase. Achieve design goals using the available design space and achieve fast turnaround from analysis to design, with a single CFD solver run.
Powerful graphical user interface
Intuitive and easy to use graphical user interface allows for fast setup and direct execution of optimization tasks. Monitoring of optimization progress with real-time feedback, using industry-standard CFD solvers. Intuitive postprocessing and geometry generation for optimized design proposals.
Mass flow balancing
Generate design concepts for a desired flow split ratio with multiple given outlets. Achieve an optimized flow distribution for maximum comfort and energy efficiency. Typical applications for flow balancing are HVAC components, flow splitters, and heat exchangers.
Reduction of flow instabilities, induced noise and vibration
TOSCA Fluid has been successfully used for the design of noise and stability-sensitive components such as climate control components, hydraulic systems, pneumatic components and coolingducts.
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