CAD Specification Chart

LiveLink™ Interface

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COMSOL Multiphysics
CAD Import Module
Design Module
ECAD Import Module
File Import for CATIA® V5
LiveLink™ for AutoCAD®
LiveLink™ for Inventor®
LiveLink™ for PTC® Creo® Parametric™
LiveLink™ for PTC® Pro/ENGINEER®
LiveLink™ for Revit®
LiveLink™ for Solid Edge®
LiveLink™ for SOLIDWORKS®
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General Functionality
Associative Read of 3D Geometry via Linked CAD SystemYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Automatically Keep Track of Synchronized FileYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Generate Selections Based on Layers in CAD FileYes
Generate Selections in Model Based on Architectural Elements in CAD FileYes
Generate Selections in Model Based on Material Settings in CAD FileYesYesYesYesYesYes
Generate Selections in Model Based on User Defined Selections in CAD FileYesYesYesYes
Modify Geometry via Linked CAD SystemYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Synchronization of Curve and Point Geometric ObjectsYesYesYes
Synchronization of Mass ElementsYes
Synchronization of Material Properties Defined in CAD FileYesYesYesYesYes
Turn on/off Associativity for Faces/Edges/VerticesYesYes
Turn on/off Synchronization of Object TypesYesYesYesYesYesYes
ExpandLink CAD Parameters to COMSOL ModelYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
One Window Interface
Create COMSOL Models in CAD System's User InterfaceYesYes
Open Native COMSOL (.mph) Files (3D only) in CAD SystemYesYes
ExpandSave COMSOL (.mph) files from CAD SystemYesYes
Supported CAD Systems
AutoCAD® 2019, 2020Yes
Inventor® and Inventor® Professional 2019, 2020Yes
PTC® Creo® Parametric™ 3.0-6.0Yes
PTC® Pro/ENGINEER® Wildfire 4.0, 5.0; PTC® Creo® Elements/Pro 5.0Yes
Revit® 2019, 2020Yes
Solid Edge® 2019, 2020Yes
SOLIDWORKS® 2019, 2020Yes