How to Download and Install ESI PAM-STAMP 2017 for Sheet Metal Forming Simulations
ESI PAM-STAMP 2017 is a software suite that enables you to perform fast and accurate simulations of sheet metal forming processes, from feasibility to validation. Whether you are working on cold-forming, warm-forming, or hot-forming operations, ESI PAM-STAMP 2017 can help you optimize your design and reduce costs and time-to-market.
In this article, we will show you how to download and install ESI PAM-STAMP 2017 for Windows or Linux platforms. You will need a valid license and an account on the myESI website to access the software files.
Step 1: Log in to myESI
Go to https://myesi.esi-group.com/ and log in with your username and password. If you don't have an account yet, you can create one by clicking on \"Register\" and following the instructions.
Step 2: Go to the Software Downloads section
Once you are logged in, click on the \"Downloads\" tab at the top of the page. Then, click on \"Software Downloads\" on the left sidebar. You will see a list of software products available for download.
Step 3: Select PAM-STAMP 2017.5
Scroll down until you find \"PAM-STAMP 2017.5\" and click on it. You will see a brief overview of the software features and a link to the release notes document. You can also view the installation guide by clicking on \"PAM-STAMP 2017.5 - Release Notes & Installation Guide\".
Step 4: Download the software files
Depending on your platform, you will need to download different files. For Windows users, you will need to download two files: VisualEnv130_Windows.zip and Stamp2017r5_Windows.zip. For Linux users, you will need to download one file: Stamp2017r5_Solvers_Linux-Intel64.tar.gz or Stamp2017r5_Solvers_Linux-AMD64.tar.gz depending on your processor type.
To download a file, click on the \"Download\" button next to it. You may need to accept the terms and conditions before proceeding. Save the file to a location of your choice on your computer.
Step 5: Install the software
For Windows users, unzip the VisualEnv130_Windows.zip file and run the setup.exe file inside it. Follow the instructions on the screen to install Visual-Environment 13.0, which is the graphical user interface for PAM-STAMP 2017.
Then, unzip the Stamp2017r5_Windows.zip file and run the setup.exe file inside it. Follow the instructions on the screen to install PAM-STAMP 2017.
For Linux users, extract the Stamp2017r5_Solvers_Linux-Intel64.tar.gz or Stamp2017r5_Solvers_Linux-AMD64.tar.gz file to a directory of your choice. Then, run the install.sh script inside it with root privileges. Follow the instructions on the screen to install PAM-STAMP 2017.
Step 6: Apply patches if necessary
If you are using PAM-STAMP 2017.5, you may need to apply some patches to fix some bugs related to compensation, assembly, and flexforming features. To do so, go back to the PAM-STAMP 2017.5 page on myESI and download the patch files for your platform: Stamp2017r5p2_OptimizerWindowsPatch-PS2017r5.exe for Windows or Stamp2017r5p2_OptimizerLinuxPatch.tar.gz for Linux.
For Windows users, run the patch file as administrator and follow the instructions on the screen. For Linux users, extract the patch file and run the install.sh script inside it with root privileges. Follow the instructions on the screen.