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June 2024 Edition



Greetings to all our OpenRadioss Community members!

In case you missed it, we reached 10,000 executable downloads in April, which is another significant milestone for OpenRadioss, and shows the growing interest around the world. Let's keep democratizing & enjoying explicit dynamics with OpenRadioss!

Stay tuned for updates on OpenRadioss Users’ Day 2024 taking place in the USA this year!

- Marian Bulla | OpenRadioss Community Manager



Register Now for OpenRadioss Users' Day 2024


The OpenRadioss Community is delighted to be invited to Philadelphia USA by Elham Sahraei, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Temple University, and the center of excellence for the safety of electric vehicle battery packs, Electric Vehicle Safety Lab (EVSL), at Temple University.



Join us for an entire day of thought-provoking technical presentations and discussions on recent advancements made by the OpenRadioss Community. As the number of attendees is limited, register here for this in-person event on September 26, 2024.


Register Today!


Meet the Community

Olivier Wienholtz | Director, Software Development, Altair


Introducing Olivier Wienholtz, director of software development at Altair, and a key member of the OpenRadioss Community. With over 24 years expertise in software development, Olivier’s recent social posts feature OpenRadioss running on a $100 Raspberry Pi 5 (an Arm Cortex A76 processor). Although a fun experiment, it does open the exciting world of dynamic event simulation to a whole host of students and teachers with only modest computing budgets.


Check out Olivier’s OpenRadioss Community YouTube video here for more details on how to install the development environment to create OpenRadioss binaries. Then run a simple crash simulation model and use ParaView to postprocess OpenRadioss results.


With the 2024 UEFA European Football Championship kicking-off on June 14th, here’s a dip into the OpenRadioss archive to revisit one of the controversial moments in football history – that’s soccer to our American cousins.



Explore other OpenRadioss example models here, and get involved with the OpenRadioss ModelExchange here

Research News

Congratulations on the release of a new paper by Elham Sahraei on the “Validation of Sahraei Failure Criterion on cylindrical and pouch Lithium-ion battery cells.”


Elham's paper describes her recent work on the crashworthiness of Li-ion batteries using #OpenRadioss. It presents a universal model for predicting short circuit in lithium-ion batteries under mechanical loading.

Open Source Human Body Models for Injury Assessment

Looking to run full crash simulation with human body models on #OpenRadioss? Download VIVA+ Finite Element Human Body Models here.

News from GitHub

Want to keep an entire workflow with another solver?

Have a look at the OpenRadioss discussion forum on GitHub, here

  has enhanced the d3plot result converter.

It has been successfully tested and validated by the community and expect the official release soon!

OpenRadioss Documentatoin

Check out the new enhancements and the new section on how to install OpenRadioss on Arm CPUs, here.

OpenRadioss Community on YouTube

We are continuing to build our library of videos showing tips and tricks for getting started and using OpenRadioss. Feel free to contact us with your suggestions for new content!


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