_sizing.#.fem file

The _sizing.#.fem file is an ASCII format file.

File Creation

This file is created when OUTPUT, FSTOSZ (free-sizing to sizing) is requested during the free-sizing optimization phase.

File Contents

This file is a ply-based sizing optimization input deck. It contains PCOMPP, STACK, PLY, and SET cards describing the ply-based composite model, as well as DCOMP, DESVAR, and DVPREL cards defining the optimization data.


  1. The # in the file name is the number of the last iteration.