MSC Apex Tutorials

How to run a Python script automatically in MSC Apex
There may be a number of things you repeat every time you create a new model, like creating a material or defining a number of standard beam sections. It's tedious work and prone to error, but you don't have to. You can simply have a simple Python script (which you can record as a macro), […]
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Preparing a large Creo (ProE) assembly for analysis in under 15min
This video shows how a large "trommel" (mineral processing drum) is quickly setup for analysis in only 15 minutes using MSC Apex. A process that typically took 10 hours to complete, from import to first results available, is now completed in less than an hour.
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Fix Creo (ProE) CAD files with defects for FEA purposes
CAD files like this Creo (ProE) file often contains defects that leaves the geometry useless for FEA purposes. Such defects normally manifests as failed geometry edit or meshing operations and then the reason for the failed action is seldom known and near impossible to correct. In this 3min video I will show you how to […]
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How to create a Parasolid from an STL file
What follows is a tried an tested method to create a Parasolid from an STL file using Mentat and MSC Apex. Summary of steps: 1) Import the STL into Mentat using the FEM option (Target Entities) 2) Export a BDF file 3) Import the BDF into MSC Apex 4) Using the "Geometry from Mesh" option, […]
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Handy Tools in MSC Apex to Speed-Up FE Modelling
The Abderdeen group has found that on average, analysts across industries spend up to 80% of their time on CAD clean-up for analysis purposes. MSC Apex Modeller has proven without a doubt that it brings a new way of editing (and creating) geometry which rapidly improves the created meshes and within a much shorter time […]
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