Minnesota Supercomputing Institute
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Wednesday, October 27, 2021
ANSYS is a general-purpose finite-element program for engineering analysis, and includes preprocessing, solution, and postprocessing functions. ANSYS is used in a wide range of disciplines for solutions to mechanical, thermal, and electronic problems. There are versions of ANSYS software for both UNIX-based and Windows operating systems.
To run this software in a Linux environment run the command(s):
module load ansys
Then open the "License Preferences" menu (under the Tools pull-down) and select "Use Academic Licenses" in the "Global Settings" section under the Solver tab. Then click OK and close the workbench.
1. Request access to Citrix at https://www.msi.umn.edu/citrixrequest
2. Connect to https://apps.umn.edu.
3. Click on Desktops > MSI Ansys to launch the desktop.
4. Launch ANSYS from:
Start Menu > All Programs > ANSYS$Version > ANSYS$Version
$Version is the version number of that ANSYS installation.