The following tables lists the model formats that you can import.
|File format||Recognized file extensions||Direct Import of native CAD format|
|Autodesk Inventor 2013||*.ipt||Yes|
|Autodesk Alias||*.wire||No 5|
|CATIA® V5 R20||*.catpart,||Yes|
|Pro/ENGINEER® Wildfire® 5.0||*.prt,||Yes|
|SAT (versions 4.0–7.0)||*.sat||Yes|
You can import models of different formats into this product for analysis.
Select a model to import, and specify the units of measure and analysis technology for the import process.
Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Design Link provides a geometry data translation interface to leading CAD systems.
Autodesk Simulation Mechanical is used to perform a structural analysis on a part.
This topic lists the requirements for importing stereolithography (*.stl) files.
ANSYS model files have the extension *.ans. This help topic lists the entity and element types that are supported.
This help topic provides a detailed list of the SDRC/I-DEAS entities that are supported. SDRC/I-DEAS universal files have the extension *.unv and can be used in a 3D analysis.
NASTRAN Bulk Data files have the extension (*.bdf). This help topic lists the NASTRAN element types that are supported.
Supported PATRAN Neutral files have the extension *.pat, or *.out. This help topic lists the supported PATRAN element types and how to pass thickness values to this product.
Import C-MOLD *.fem files (pre-dating C-MOLD 2000) to use them in an analysis.