SIMULIA is the engineering simulation suite trusted by global industry leaders to evaluate product performance and reliability before committing to physical prototyping.  You may already be familiar with many of the suite's constituent products, such as Abaqus, fe-safe, Simpack, and more.  The list is continually growing, and SIMULIA applications are available to you in whatever configuration suits your needs.


SIMULIA is the bread and butter of the Caelynx engineering services team, putting us in a unique position as a value-added reseller (VAR).  As your front-line of SIMULIA support, we are daily users with expertise and experience that spans decades of project work across industries, capabilities, methodologies, and specializations.  With Caelynx as your VAR and our team as your support, reaching new heights of engineering excellence with SIMULIA has never been easier!


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Abaqus/Standard Contour Plot

Abaqus/Standard is an excellent choice for both linear and nonlinear analyses with advanced contact and material modeling:

  • Static and low-speed dynamic stress/displacement
  • Viscoelastic/plastic response
  • Low-cycle fatigue
  • Heat transfer
  • Mass diffusion
  • Acoustics
  • Steady-state dynamics
  • Natural frequency and random response

It is replete with features to enhance convenience, efficiency, and customization, such as import/export, analysis restart, submodeling, adaptive remeshing, symmetric modeling, parallel & GPGPU acceleration, user subroutines, and much, much more.


Abaqus/Explicit Foam Crush

Abaqus/Explicit is particularly well-suited to simulate brief transient dynamic events such as consumer electronics drop testing, automotive crashworthiness, and ballistic impact. The ability of Abaqus/Explicit to effectively handle severely nonlinear behavior makes it very attractive for the simulation of many quasi-static events, such as rolling of hot metal and slow crushing of energy absorbing devices.

Abaqus/Explicit benefits from the same modeling and execution techniques as Abaqus/Standard, plus many of its own.  The foundational unity of Abaqus/Standard and Abaqus/Explicit also allows an analysis in one method to be continued in the other.


Abaqus/CAE Contact Interface

With Abaqus/CAE you can quickly  create, edit, monitor, diagnose, and visualize advanced Abaqus analyses. The intuitive interface integrates modeling, analysis, job management, and results visualization. Abaqus/CAE supports feature-based parametric modeling, interactive and scripted operation, and GUI customization.

Users can create geometry, import CAD models for meshing, or integrate geometry-based meshes that do not have associated CAD geometry. Associative Interfaces for CATIA V5, SolidWorks, and Pro/ENGINEER enable synchronization of CAD and CAE assemblies and enable rapid model updates with no loss of user-defined analysis features.


fe-safe Life Contour Plot

The world-leading technology for durability analysis from FEA, directly interfacing to all major FEA suites (Abaqus, ANSYS, Nastran (MSC, NEi, NX), Pro/Mechanica). Its capabilities have been developed to meet the most demanding industry applications.

The fe-safe suite provides:

  • fe-safe: Accurate, reliable multiaxial fatigue analysis, regardless of the complexity of your loadings and model
  • fe-safe/Rubber: Unique, leading-edge technology for the fatigue analysis of elastomers
  • Verity Module in fe-safe: The original, patented Verity® Structural Stress Method for seam, structural and spot welded joints
  • fe-safe/TURBOlife: Thermomechanical fatigue analysis with unique capabilities for creep-fatigue interaction
  • Smooth workflow between the SIMULIA portfolio of products: Abaqus, Isight, and Tosca


Abaqus/CFD Cabin Flow

Abaqus/CFD provides advanced computational fluid dynamics capabilities with extensive support for preprocessing and postprocessing provided in Abaqus/CAE. These scalable parallel CFD simulation capabilities address a broad range of nonlinear coupled fluid-thermal and fluid-structural problems.

Abaqus/CFD can solve laminar and turbulent, thermal convective, and deforming-mesh ALE incompressible flow problems.


Xflow Drone Flight

XFlow offers particle-based Lattice-Boltzmann technology for high fidelity CFD applications. XFlow’s state-of-the-art technology enables users to address complex CFD workflows involving high frequency transient aerodynamics with real moving geometries, complex multiphase flows, free surface flows and fluid-structure interactions.

XFlow’s automatic lattice generation and adaptive refinement capabilities minimize user inputs thereby reducing time and effort in the meshing and pre-processing phase of a typical CFD workflow. This enables engineers to focus the majority of their efforts on design and optimization.


Tosca Optimization Progression

Tosca Optimization Suite provides fast and powerful structural and flow optimization solutions based on FEA and CFD simulations.

Tosca Structure delivers optimized designs for maximized performance and minimized weight.  It uncovers new design possibilities through automated iteration guided by user parameters.

Tosca Fluid enables topology optimization for fluid flow systems and components. Given a defined flow task and available package space, Tosca Fluid helps you achieve the highest flow performance, quality and eco-efficiency.

Isight/SIMULIA Execution Engine

Isight Optimization Interface

Isight combines cross-disciplinary models and applications together in a simulation process flow, automates their execution, explores the resulting design space, and identifies the optimal design parameters based on required constraints.

Isight’s ability to manipulate and map parametric data between process steps and automate multiple simulations greatly improves efficiency, reduces manual errors, and accelerates the evaluation of product design alternatives.


Simpack Roller Coaster

Simpack is the market leader for simulating transient non-linear system behavior with flexible bodies, even up into the acoustic range. Simpack enables engineers to generate and solve virtual 3D models in order to predict and visualize motion, coupling forces, and stresses of any mechanical or mechatronic system.

Diversity and good connectivity to various control, hydraulic, and FE software enable Simpack to be easily integrated into any manufacturer’s already-established development processes.

CST Studio Suite

CST Field Lines

CST Studio Suite is a package of tools for electromagnetic and EM-centric multiphysics simulation. The “Complete Technology” philosophy of CST means that solvers for applications across the EM spectrum are contained within a single user interface, and can be coupled in many different combinations.

Common subjects of analysis include the performance, efficiency and installed performance of antennas and filters, electromagnetic compatibility and interference (EMC/EMI), exposure of the human body to fields, electro-mechanical effects in motors and generators, and thermal effects in high-power devices.

A single device may involve many components and require a detailed multiphysics simulation. Co-design with other SIMULIA products allows EM simulation to be integrated into the design flow and drive the development process from the earliest stages.

Simulation Lifecycle Management

Simulation Lifecycle Management

SIMULIA’s SLM solution enables product development companies to perform simulation data management as well as test data management to achieve a competitive advantage and maximize their investment in simulation technology.

Based on Dassault Systèmes’ V6, our collaborative platform simplifies the capture and deployment of approved simulation methods and best practices, providing improved confidence in the use of simulation and test data to improve product quality.

Using our open scientific platform, users can easily deploy proven simulation methods, automate standard simulation processes, distribute simulation workloads across high-performance parallel computing resources, and share and manage the simulation results to support collaborative decision making.


wave6 Underwater Radiated Sound

wave6 provides unique analysis methods or efficiently and accurately simulating noise and vibration across the entire audible frequency range:

  • Aero-acoustics of exterior flow noise from a rigid structure
  • Vibro-acoustics via airborne and structure-borne transmission paths
  • Aero-vibro-acoustics of interior wind noise due to fluctuating surface pressures
  • Statistical energy analysis (SEA) methods for analyzing vibro-acoustic response of components at mid and high frequencies and wave propagation through arbitrary cross-sections
  • Structural finite elements for analyzing vibration of components at low frequencies
  • Acoustic boundary elements for simulating acoustic wave propagation in bounded or unbounded acoustic spaces at low frequencies
  • Acoustic finite elements for describing the response of bounded acoustic spaces at low frequencies
  • Linear and quadratic acoustic elements account for variations in acoustic properties due to temperature and pressure variations computed using CFD



Aerospace & Defense

The aerospace development process strikes an intricate balance between requirements for capacity, weight, strength, efficiency, reliability, and safety.

Modern flight vehicles undergo severe operating conditions, including changes in atmospheric pressure, temperature, and structural load. These vehicles also integrate complex multi-functional subsystems that must perform reliably together. No technical uncertainty can be left unchecked.


Architecture, Engineering & Construction

Architects and developers often face the challenge of performing under severe operational constraints. Regulatory compliance is a persistent challenge. Simulation has been widely used in the construction area in order to optimize productivity and resource allocation.

SIMULIA offers Abaqus Unified FEA solutions for predicting the strength and deformations in structures in the linear and nonlinear regime. Our pre- and post-processing technology and sophisticated solvers provide a complete and reliable solution for your simulation and structural analysis needs.


Consumer Goods

Consumer goods manufacturers produce a broad range of products varying from household and garden equipment, sporting and athletic goods, to hand tools and furniture.

Modern consumer goods have shorter operational lives compared to many other products, and design cycle times need to be just as short; the gap from concept to product should be measured in months rather than years. Reducing time-to-market is a challenge faced by all manufacturers, and is critical to their success. Bringing innovative products to the consumers first is the overarching goal.


Consumer Packaged Goods

Virtual testing enables designers to simulate how a new product design will behave at every stage of its lifecycle. This results in lowered costs, quicker time-to-market, and improved sustainability. The optimized design also drives consumers to select their products.

SIMULIA's realistic simulation applications for consumer packaged goods manufactures span the entire range of a product's lifecycle. They include blow modeling, conveying, filling, capping, labeling, casing, and palleting.


Energy, Process & Utilities

Organizations in the energy, process, and utilities industries must address tough challenges such as the need to meet stringent environmental and safety standards that require accurate simulations of the behavior of large structures and component parts subjected to myriad stress and wear scenarios.

SIMULIA solutions enable you to accurately predict complex real-world behavior of large structures and equipment, perform linear and non-linear static/dynamic analysis, include effects due to thermal loads and corrosion/degradation, simulate vibrations, fracture, and failure, as well as study the interaction of fluids, gasses and structures.


High Tech

The Realistic Product Simulation solution is based on the SIMULIA Unified Abaqus FEA product suite that provides advanced material models for electronics applications, modern progressive fracture/failure capabilities, best-in-class solver performance, and interactive capabilities to make model generation and preparation more efficient.

We support various simulation methods to allow robust coupled-field analysis of thermal, electrical, mechanical (both static and dynamic), and moisture-sensitivity load regimes.  Learn more about the application of our solution for acoustics, circuit boards, computers & peripherals, hand-held devices, microelectro-mechanical systems and paper feeding analysis.


Industrial Equipment

SIMULIA provides realistic simulation solutions that address a multitude of engineering challenges for industrial equipment manufacturers. We offer easy-to-use analysis tools that allow designers to make decisions about design.

SIMULIA also provides tools to automate the performance of design exploration studies and design optimization. Our design analysis solutions enable you to accurately predict complex real-word behavior of component parts, large scale structures, and complete systems.


Life Sciences

The SIMULIA product suite contains a wide variety of materials, procedures and load types to simulate the human body, medical and surgical equipment, and the manner in which the equipment is used.

Abaqus has been used to simulate implanted devices (stents, artificial heart valves, dental implants), orthopedics (artificial knees, hips), brain injury due to head impact damage, tissue modeling, mechanics of feet, and portable devices for blood monitoring, among other applications.

Abaqus results have been used in PMA and 510-K submissions required by the US FDA and have similarly been used to obtain CE mark approval in Europe.


Marine & Offshore

Ship structures, both surface and submersible, routinely operate in the most demanding environments on the planet.  Salt water, wide ranges in air and water temperatures (from Arctic cold to tropical heat), climate, aggressive sea-states and the occasional presence of floating obstacles such as ice chunks all place demands on the design of structures whose failure is likely to have fatal consequences.

The ships themselves are highly complex, containing a myriad of multifunctional subsystems that must work seamlessly together in this harsh environment. At all times, concerns of safety, survivability, reliability and durability must be balanced against weight, efficiency, environmental impacts and cost. The effective employment of realistic simulation is absolutely essential to the success of any design/development/evaluation process for marine systems.


Transportation & Mobility

In order for manufacturers and suppliers to stay competitive with the industry's increasing complexity, they need to adapt their products and processes. Companies are seeking new ways to automate their design processes, capture best practices and make more productive use of limited engineering resources. Up-front design validation is critical in order to minimize cost and maximize efficiencies.

SIMULIA provides realistic simulation solutions—such as our Abaqus Unified FEA product suite, multiphysics, simulation automation, and optimization capabilities, and SLM products—that address a multitude of automotive engineering challenges.


Caelynx has been an official value added reseller (VAR) of SIMULIA software for the entire United States since Dassault Systèmes began the program in 2011.  Caelynx was selected by Dassault as one of their first partners based on our vast experience and expertise with Abaqus.  Today, we maintain these high standards by being there for you beyond just software sales:


We have extensive experience deploying SIMULIA at all levels, from workstations to HPC clusters.  We will help you figure out exactly what your company needs to start leveraging SIMULIA effectively and efficiently.


Do you prefer to make payments over two or three years?  We will work with you to establish a manageable payment plan so you can get started right away.


Computers are confusing!  People ask us all the time about Abaqus performance and benchmarking.  We will help you identify the right computing solution for your workload and get you optimimum performance for your budget.


Getting a new software solution up and running can be a challenge, but we are here to get you going as soon as possible with minimal hiccups.


Caelynx is official front line support for Dassault Systèmes software.  Our certified support team will help you get the software or your simulation model working.  Contact us through official 3ds support or directly on our support page.


Our staff are certified SIMULIA course leaders and we regularly hold SIMULIA classes from our Ann Arbor office.  Visit our training page to see what's on offer.


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SIMULIA apps are the backbone of the 3DEXPERIENCE simulation roles.


Application Engineering

Application Engineering provides roles for users by industry application and for designers and engineers to utilize simulation throughout their daily product design activities.

Simulation technology covers structures, fluids, plastic injection molding, acoustics, and structural applications.

The right technology is delivered in an application context with guided access for occasional users to allow simulation technology to drive design and power innovation within product teams.



Delivers powerful technology for simulation of structures and fluids, including complex assemblies directly linked with the product data.

Modeling, simulation, and visualization technology are fully integrated on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform, including process capture, publication, and re-use.

The value of the customer’s investment in simulation horsepower is maximized by allowing simulation results and IP to become true corporate assets that powers innovation for all platform users.


Simulation Data Science

All platform users can benefit from the value of simulation by utilizing the capabilities in the Simulation Data Science discipline.

Powerful results analytics allows users to use simulation results to inform decision making. Democratization of simulation results and re-use of simulation methods is enabled through dashboard access to a company’s library of published methods and best-practices.

With Simulation Analytics, simulation knowledge and its value becomes available for all platform users.