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Welcome to the LS-DYNA support site

At this site you will find answers to basic and advanced questions that might occur while using LS-DYNA. Furthermore it will provide information about new releases and ongoing developments. The content will be regularly updated with answers to frequent questions related to LS-DYNA. LS-DYNAsupport will not provide information on activities of your local LS-DYNA distributor as seminars, promotions, etc. We may ask to check the local sites for any kind of non-technical information.


Getting started with LS-DYNA
LS-DYNA is used to solve multi-physics problems including solid mechanics, heat transfer, and fluid dynamics either as separate phenomena or as coupled ...
Contact Modeling in LS-DYNA
Contact treatment forms an integral part of many large-deformation problems. Accurate modeling of contact interfaces between bodies is crucial to the ...
LS-DYNA User's Guide
Element Locking
Under some circumstances the displacements calculated by the finite element method are orders of magnitude smaller than they should be, and when this happens, ...
Computational plasticity
A material is said to have deformed plastically if it doesn't return to its original shape after the load is removed. The most common application for ...