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Siemens for UCI Engineering Student Conference



Thank you Chris Penny and Siemens Corporation for donating software for student training at Engineering Conference 2019.
** Please note: this software license will expire April 24, 2019 **






Basic Information

Instructions for installing Siemens software for Engineering Conference:

StarCCM+

Software: STAR-CCM+_CadClients13.06.012_01_win64.zip

  •     Note: use your UCI Google Account to authenticate

License server: 1999@license.eng.uci.edu

Detailed instructions below

Additional instructions are located in the installation .zip file.

NX

Software: nx-12.0.0.zip  (NX)

    •         Note: use your UCI Google Account to authenticate

            Use the “Licensing Tool” to enter the license server

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

Instructions are located in the installation .zip file.

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

Online Siemens Training

        How to self-register for a Learning Advantage Membership





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.





Siemens StarCCM+ Installation

The following instructions are specific to Windows


1) Download software and unzip or unpack it

STAR-CCM+_CadClients13.06.012_01_win64.zip

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:

 

 

 



Siemens NX Installation

The following instructions are specific to Windows


1) Download software and unzip or unpack it

Software: nx-12.0.0.zip

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.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.



 

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.






updated 1/29/2019 Lisa Preble