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LS-DYNA® is a general-purpose multiphysics simulation software package and is not limited to any particular type of simulation. In a given LS-DYNA® simulation, many features can be combined to model a wide range of physical events.  LS-DYNA® is one of the most flexible finite element analysis software packages available.

Automotive Crashworthiness & Occupant Safety
LS-DYNA® is widely used by the automotive industry to analyze vehicle designs. LS-DYNA® accurately predicts a car's behavior in a collision and the effects of the collision upon the car's occupants. With LS-DYNA®, automotive companies and their suppliers can test car designs without having to tool or experimentally test a prototype, thus saving time and expense.

Sheet Metal Forming With LS-DYNA®
One of LS-DYNA's most widely used applications is sheet metal forming. LS-DYNA® accurately predicts the stresses and deformations experienced by the metal, and determines if the metal will fail. LS-DYNA® supports adaptive remeshing and will refine the mesh during the analysis, as necessary, to increase accuracy and save time.

Metal forming applications for LS-DYNA® include:

  • Metal stamping
  • Hydroforming
  • Forging
  • Deep drawing
  • Multi-stage processes
  • Aerospace Applications:
  • Blade containment
  • Bird strike (windshield, and engine blade) 
  • Failure analysis


Other LS-DYNA® applications include:

  • Drop testing  
  • Can and shipping container design
  • Electronic component design
  • Glass forming
  • Plastics, mold, and blow forming
  • Biomedical Products
  • Metal cutting
  • Earthquake engineering
  • Failure analysis
  • Sports equipment (golf clubs, golf balls, baseball bats, helmets) 
  • Civil engineering (offshore platforms, pavement design)




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