Marc is a powerful, general-purpose, nonlinear finite element analysis solution to accurately simulate the response of the products under static, dynamic and multi-physics loading scenarios.

It provides the unparalleled capability for both manufacturing and product development problems in a single modeling environment, with one solver.



Nonlinear and Multiphysics Solution

Marc, optimized for various types of analysis to deliver comprehensive, robust solution schemes to solve problems spanning the entire product lifespan, including manufacturing process simulation, design performance analysis, service load performance and failure analysis. These include:


  • Nonlinear analysis that incorporates all forms of nonlinearities (Material, geometric, boundary condition including contact)

  • Thermal analysis

  • Coupled thermomechanical analysis

  • Electromagnetics.

  • Manufacturing processes like sheet metal forming, hydroforming, extrusion, blow molding, welding, quenching, curing, cutting etc.

  • Piezoelectric analysis

  • Electrical-Thermal-Mechanical

  • Electrostatics and Magneto statics coupled with structural response


Contact Analysis



Nonlinear Materials

Engineer can choose from an extensive library of metallic and non-metallic material models, and a collection of over 200 elements for structural, thermal, Multiphysics and fluid analyses to accurately model the materials used in your designs.


  • Isotropic, orthotropic and anisotropic elasticity

  • Isotropic and anisotropic plasticity

  • Hyperelasticity (elastomeric materials)

  • Time-dependent and time-independent behavior

  • User defined material models
  • Powder metals, soils, concrete, shape memory alloys

  • Solder, viscoplasticity, creep

  • Composites

  • Piezoelectricity



Failure and Damage

By selecting from a comprehensive set of failure models to study degradation and failure of metals, concrete, composites, and elastomers to accurately analysis and simulate:


  • Ductile damage

  • Damage accumulation in elastomers

  • Composite failure analysis

  • Laminate bond failure
  • Low tension cracking and crushing

  • Fracture mechanics

  • User defined failure models

  • Crack propagation under monotonous, low cycle and high cycle loads



Automatic Remeshing

Achieve higher accuracy with less modeling effort with the help of automatic remeshing schemes that ensure high mesh quality in large deformation problems







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