Abaqus Installation Instructions

This installation is confusing because it has so many steps.  Please read these instructions carefully.  If you have problems, contact us at wsehelp@jhu.edu.

Download Abaqus 2021 Academic

If you don’t already have the installer, it may be downloaded from https://software.wse.jhu.edu. Note that both for the download AND to use the software you will need to be on the Hopkins network or be connected to the VPN.

Extract all the files.

Select the file you just downloaded and select “Extract All,” and click extract.

Extract Again

After it’s done extracting, it will create a new folder. Click on the new folder, open it, and extract from all the TAR files with “Extract Here”.

Highlight all .tar files and select “Extract Here.”

Documentation must be installed FIRST

Open the new folder “AM_SIM_Abaqus_Extend.AllOS”, click on folder “5”, click on “SIMULIA_Documentation”, click folder “1”, and run “Setup.”

Finally, install the application

Navigate back to “AM_SIM_Abaqus_Extend.AllOS”, and select the folder named “1”. Run “setup.”

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