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Thermal conductivity optimisation

Miguel's picture

Any of the available software is able of performming hybrid mechanical-thermal (conductivity) optimisation?


Diego_Cocco's picture

Hi all ,
Have downloaded both GenLam and Lamrank.
Cannot run the exe files. error message: "the parameter is incorrect". what should I do to run them? Any ideas.

Answer from Prof. Tay anb Dr. Ridha Muhammad to question during workshop lecture

Daniel_Melo's picture

Question from Armando Mete: “Could you please provide Elastic/Strength properties for AS4/3601-6, IM6/3501-6 used for the Abaqus Umat-MMF Examples?

Prof. Chou’s answers to questions on Nanocomposites lecture.

Daniel_Melo's picture

Question #1: From Fulya Aktas: "Do you do any surface treatment to bind CNTs to resin?"
Answer: "In our research work we have used MWCNTs and have not applied any surface treatment."

Presentations from Prof. Antonio Miravete

Daniel_Melo's picture

We have uploaded records from previous presentations by Prof. Antonio Miravete with better sound quality.

3-D Textile Reinforcement - References

Daniel_Melo's picture

These are the references for 3-D Textile Reinforcement suggested by Prof. Antonio Miravete.

Problem running MicMac-Hole

Daniel_Melo's picture

In case you have problems to run MicMac-Hole you probably need to load Excel add-ins. Please do the following:

1. Open Excel.
2. Click the Microsoft Office Button and then click Excel Options.

MSC evaluation software

Philip's picture
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Perhaps it is just a typo but the MSC license agreement states the evaluation license term ends Dec. 16, 2009...

Recorded Lectures

ctower's picture

Dear Participants,

The recorded lectures are located under the date they were given in the Workshop 2 download utility on the left hand side of this forum.

You can download the webex player required to play the .wrf files at


How do I view lectures?

MMackin's picture

How can I view the recorded lectures available in the Download Utility?

Download issue: Dataplot, tcl830.exe

Priscilla's picture

I was able to download and install files: setup, gs850w32, and gsv48w32. I was not able to install tcl830.

Homework Submission

ctower's picture

Dear Participants,

We will be assigning multiple homework sets throughout the workshop. The homework sets assigned during lectures this week (Jan. 8 and 9) will be due next Monday, January 11.

The homework sets assigned during lectures next week (Jan. 11-15) will be due the following Monday, January 18.

You may submit typed solutions or scans of handwritten work, whichever you prefer.

Please compile your work for each homework set into a single file (e.g. YourNameHomework1.doc) and send your solution to:


Interview with Prof.Steve Tsai re: Composites Design Workshop

Kim Parnell's picture

An interesting interview with Prof.Steve Tsai has recently been posted on the MSC Software Blog at:

Executable versions of GenLam and Lamrank

Daniel_Melo's picture

Executable versions of GenLam and Lamrank are now available in the download utility.

Presentation available.

Daniel_Melo's picture

Dear All,

The file with the recording of Kim Parnell's presentation previously available was not complete and we have uploaded a new one. It is available in the Oct 02 folder.




Daniel_Melo's picture

There are two versions of 3D-Beam available for download. Version 4.04 works with Excel 2003 and version 5.10 works only in Excel 2007.

upload the slides of SUPER MIC-MAC Plus

Aiman Iqbal's picture

kindly upload the slides of SUPER MIC-MAC Plus;Sample Case Manual presentation given on 3oth Sep,2009 and also please upload the already proveded excel files in MS Excel 97-2003 format.

MicMac FEA/MD-Nastran error

Daniel_Melo's picture

Question from Altan Kayran:

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