Abaqus should be run using the following command:

abaqus job= cpus=$RESCALE_CORES_PER_SLOT mp_mode=mpi interactive
This will run Abaqus on all cores specified in the hardware settings for the job. Note that is the filename of your .inp input file (.inp – without the extension).

You can also set the scratch directory by appending the command: scratch = path/to/file. For example:

abaqus job=s4b cpus=$RESCALE_CORES_PER_SLOT mp_mode=mpi scratch=$PWD/tmp interactive
Some common (optional) additional commands include: [gpus=number-of-gpgpus], [memory=memory-size], [output_precision={single | full}], [resultsformat={odb | sim | both}]. You can also SSH into your cluster and run abaqus -help to get the complete list of commands.

To execute a global + local (2 stage) model job, you must upload both the global and local .inp files as input files. Run the global and local models using the general command illustrated below:

Global Model: abaqus job= interactive

Local Model: abaqus job= globalmodel= interactive

For example, if your global and local model is named input_global.inp and input_local.inp respectively, and you need it run in parallel with full output precision and double precision, the command would be:

#Global Model 
abaqus job=input_global cpus=$RESCALE_CORES_PER_SLOT mp_mode=mpi \output_precision=full double=both parallel=domain interactive 

#Local Model 
abaqus job=input_local cpus=$RESCALE_CORES_PER_SLOT mp_mode=mpi \output_precision=full double=both parallel=domain globalmodel=input_global interactive

Rescale will run the commands sequentially, executing the global model followed by the local model.

In order to use the Dassault Systemes License Server (DSLS) instead of a FlexLM license server, prepend the following before your command on the “Software Settings” page:

export DSLS_CONFIG=$(IFS=:; DSLS=$HOME/DSLS ; if [ ! -f $DSLS ] ; then for i in $LM_LICENSE_FILE ; do echo ${i#*@}:${i%@*} >> $DSLS;done;fi;echo $DSLS)

Rescale will run the commands sequentially, executing the global model followed by the local model.

In order to use the Dassault Syste

An Abaqus user subroutine can be used to extend the functionality of several capabilities in Abaqus where the usual data input methods may be too restrictive. For example, user defined material properties that are generally not available on Abaqus, can be defined using subroutines. User subroutines are written as FORTRAN code during an analysis, Abaqus refers to this code to calculate and define the user specified properties or conditions. A subroutine must be compiled and attached to a model when you submit a job.

Further information on the interface and requirements for each user subroutine can be found in the Abaqus User Subroutines Reference Manual.

Note: Rescale platform has Abaqus linked with gfortran compilers only.

To run an Abaqus simulation with a FORTRAN subroutine, change the command to the following:

abaqus job=<input-file> user=<user-subroutine> cpus=$RESCALE_CORES_PER_SLOT mp_mode=mpi interactive


<input-file> with the Abaqus input file

<user-subroutine> with the name of the source or object file containing your subroutine.

For more information, you can find an example job setup and results on page abaqus simulation with user-subroutine.