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Siemens for UCI Engineering



Thank you Mia Fuji, Chris Penny and Siemens Corporation for granting software to UCI Engineering.






Basic Information

Instructions for installing Siemens software for Engineering Conference:

NX

Siemens NX Bundle (NX)

    • Note: use your UCI Google Account to authenticate
    • Use the “Licensing Tool” to enter the license server
    • License server: 28000@license-siemens.eng.uci.edu
      • Use UCI VPN to obtain a license from UCI Wi-Fi or off-campus
    • Software includes separate installers for
      • NX
      • SolidEdge
      • SimCenter Nastran
      • Simcenter 3D
      • Jack
      • Mold Wizard
      • Die Design
      • Progressive Die Design

                IMPORTANT: For NX, use “Licensing Tool” for “Bundle Settings” and select the bundle you want to use.

StarCCM+

StarCCM Software

  • Note: use your UCI Google Account to authenticate
  • License server: 1999@license-siemens.eng.uci.edu
  • Use UCI VPN to obtain a license from UCI Wi-Fi or off-campus

FEMAP

FEMAP Software

  • Note: use your UCI Google Account to authenticate
  • License server: 27000@license-siemens.eng.uci.edu
  • Use UCI VPN to obtain a license from UCI Wi-Fi or off-campus

HEEDS

HEEDS Software

  • Note: use your UCI Google Account to authenticate
  • License server: 27027@license-siemens.eng.uci.edu
  • Use UCI VPN to obtain a license from UCI Wi-Fi or off-campus

Learning Advantage Membership

Access to Siemens Learning Advantage:

What is Learning Advantage?

Learning Advantage is a convenient, easy to use e-Learning portal that enables users to gain skills and knowledge in Siemens PLM Software products. Learning Advantage contains a library of self-paced courses and assessments that are updated whenever new PLM software versions are released so that users may remain current with the latest information. For more information, visit the Learning Advantage homepage: http://www.siemens.com/plm/LearningAdvantage

Introduction

All active Siemens PLM academic customers and partners are entitled to free access to Learning Advantage, a convenient, easy to use e-Learning portal with over 4000 learning assets including self-paced courses, full-course curriculum packs, video tutorials, assessments, technical documents and projects. This is the same learning portal that industry customers pay to access - free to our academic customers. In addition to the same content available for a fee to our industry customers, the Academic Membership includes access to our Academic Resource Center which contains fullcourse curriculum packs, curated links to outside resources, tutorials and projects and video introductions to the latest topics in Digital Manufacturing, PLM/PDM, Additive Manufacturing and Model-Based Systems Engineering


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Siemens NX Installation

The following instructions are specific to Windows

1) Download software and unzip or unpack it

2)      If you are off campus or using UCI Wi-Fi then connect to Campus VPN

a.       If you are using Ethernet on campus, then you don’t need VPN

3)  Click on Launch.exe inside the installation folder.

4) Select Install NX

4) After installation use the “Licensing Tool” to enter the license server.

    This is usually under Start - Programs - Siemens NX - Licensing Tool

            License server: 28000@license-siemens.eng.uci.edu

5)   IMPORTANT: In “Licensing Tool” go to “Bundle Settings” and select the bundle you want to use.

5) Additional installation instructions are located in the installation .zip file.



Siemens StarCCM+ Installation

The following instructions are specific to Windows


1) Download software and unzip or unpack it

2)      If you are off campus or using UCI Wi-Fi then connect to Campus VPN

a.       If you are using Ethernet on campus, then you don’t need VPN

3)      Before installation, create a System Environment variable.

a.       Right Click on “My Computer” or “This PC” select Properties.

b.       Select Advanced System Settings

c.       Click the Advanced Tab, then Environment Variables.

d.       Under System Variables, Click New and type the following for Variable Name & Value

    


7)      Double click on the the following installer located in the unzipped StarCCM+ folder:

a.       STAR-CCM+_CadClients13.06.012_01_win64_intel16.3-r8.bat

8)      Choose Advanced Installation

9)      Next

10)   For Components use this;


11)   Additional components to install, start with this

 

12)   Choose Configure this machine to access a network license server


13)   Input license server:


 

14)   Choose additional tasks to install here:



15)   Complete Installation

16)   Run a process to test connection to license server:

 

 




NX E-Learning Instructions 

            Please register to use NX E-Learning resources:

How to self-register for a Learning Advantage Membership

 

Review this image to locate the NX training modules you should complete before the Student Engineering Conference.





Prerequisites for Student Training

Please complete the following steps BEFORE attending NX training at the Engineering Student Conference. The trainers will be unable to assist with installation issues at the conference.


STEP 1:   Please go to the links above to obtain the installation files for STAR-CCM+ and NX.

STEP 2:   We require that you install and test the software by opening a new file before the session since Siemens will not have time to troubleshoot licensing issues during the session.

STEP 3:  Please self-register for NX E-Learning using instructions (How to self-register for a Learning Advantage Membership)

STEP 4:  We also require that if you plan to attend the NX session that you have a basic understanding of the softwarePlease complete the first e-learning sections up through the sections showing how to build parts before the class.

            The NX session will be focused on helping users who have completed this content and are building their CAD for the conference.



updated 10/29/2019 Lisa Preble