Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Adviser 2014 Service Pack 2 README

Notice to Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Adviser Customers

In a continuing effort to provide high quality products, Autodesk has released Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Adviser 2014 Service Pack 2 (SP2), which fixes or addresses a variety of issues pertaining to Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Adviser 2014. This README file highlights what has been fixed.

Requirement:

Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Adviser 2014 must be installed before you can apply SP2. SP2 can then be installed directly, regardless of whether Service Pack 1 (SP1) has been installed, since SP2 includes all the fixes from SP1. If you have both the 2014 FCS build and a language pack installed, select the relevant language from the Options dialog before installing SP2. If you do not select the language prior to installing SP2, the user interface will appear in English. To change the user interface language, select the relevant language from the Options dialog.

Summary of issues addressed in Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Adviser 2014 Service Packs 1 and 2

User Interface

Fixed the following issues:
  1. Dual stack IPv6/IPv4 networks are supported for 64-bit Windows systems and also Linux 6 systems running at least version 6.1.
  2. When using Vault to store files, models can be imported, the analysis sequence can be changed or cancelled, and the changes will be saved, as expected.
  3. All surfaces are now included, when importing IGES files on non-English operating systems that use a comma as the decimal separator.
  4. The Report Wizard works as intended, when generating an html format report.
  5. On Windows 8 operating systems, the additional right-mouse-button menu items that relate to modeling, and which are not available on other operating systems, have been removed.
  6. For Education Suite customers only, some customers with machines that do not have serial number information in their machine BIOS might have experienced intermittent crashes. Machines that do not have serial numbner information in their machine BIOS now run as expected.
  7. The offline help incorrectly states that it is possible to export the .asm file format from ASMA. This has been corrected in the 2014 online Wiki help to reflect that only import is possible.
  8. Vault client check-in, check-out and undo check-out are all enabled and work as intended.
  9. Administrator restrictions with Autodesk Simulation Moldflow 2014 on Win 7 and Win 8 systems, has been addressed to enable access to users without administrator rights.

Material Database Changes

Summary of changes to the Thermoplastics Material database since the Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Adviser 2014 release:

Total number of suppliers: 462

Total number of grades: 9007
    Grades added: 74
    Grades deleted: 22
    Grades amended: 6

Specific data:
    Grades with specific pvT data: 5649
    Grades with Long Fiber Length data: 114
    Grades with Cystallization data: 18
    Grades with Default shrinkage data: 2295
    Grades with Crystallization – Residual Stress data: 16
    Grades with Crystallization – Residual Strain data: 18
    Grades with RSC Fiber - Residual Stress data: 831
    Grades with RSC Fiber - Residual Strain data: 880
    Grades with Crystallization RSC Fiber - Residual Stress data: 10
    Grades with Crystallization RSC Fiber - Residual Strain data: 10

Details of these changes are given in the Material Database Release Notes available on the Subscription Center.

Known Issues

  • If you are using an AMD GPU card, and depending upon the computer security settings, it is possible that your 3D analysis might fail.
  • To prevent this, you will need to acquire full control of the


    C:\Windows\temp

    directory to which the GPUs need full access. To get full control of this directory, click on the


    C:\Windows\temp

    directory in Windows Explorer, and follow the prompt. Alternatively, you can select the GPU option: 'DO NOT USE GPU'.