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ANSYS

ANSYS offers a comprehensive software suite that spans the entire range of physics, providing access to virtually any field of engineering simulation that a design process requires. Organizations around the world trust Ansys to deliver the best value for their engineering simulation software investment.

Available versions of ANSYS in ULHPC

To check available versions of ANSYS at ULHPC type module spider ansys. The following versions of ANSYS are available in ULHPC:

# Available versions 
tools/ANSYS/18.0
tools/ANSYS/19.0
tools/ANSYS/19.4

Interactive mode

To open an ANSYS in the interactive mode, please follow the following steps:

# From your local computer
$ ssh -X iris-cluster

# Reserve the node for interactive computation
$ salloc -p interactive --time=00:30:00 --ntasks 1 -c 4 --x11 

# Load the required version of ANSYS and needed environment
$ module purge
$ module load toolchain/intel/2019a
$ module load tools/ANSYS/19.4

# To launch ANSYS workbench
$ runwb2

Batch mode

#!/bin/bash -l
#SBATCH -J ANSYS-CFX
#SBATCH -N 2
#SBATCH --ntasks-per-node=28
#SBATCH --ntasks-per-socket=14
#SBATCH -c 1
#SBATCH --time=00:30:00
#SBATCH -p batch

# Write out the stdout+stderr in a file
#SBATCH -o output.txt

# Mail me on job start & end
#SBATCH --mail-user=myemailaddress@universityname.domain
#SBATCH --mail-type=BEGIN,END

# To get basic info. about the job
echo "== Starting run at $(date)"
echo "== Job ID: ${SLURM_JOBID}"
echo "== Node list: ${SLURM_NODELIST}"
echo "== Submit dir. : ${SLURM_SUBMIT_DIR}"

# Load the required version of ANSYS and needed environment
module purge
module load toolchain/intel/2019a
module load tools/ANSYS/19.4

# The Input file
defFile=Benchmark.def

MYHOSTLIST=$(srun hostname | sort | uniq -c | awk '{print $2 "*" $1}' | paste -sd, -)
echo $MYHOSTLIST
cfx5solve -double -def $defFile -start-method "Platform MPI Distributed Parallel" -par-dist $MYHOSTLIST

Additional information

ANSYS provides the customer support, if you have a license key, you should be able to get all the support and needed documents.

Tip

If you find some issues with the instructions above, please file a support ticket.


Last update: December 1, 2022