2010 Poll Results

Poll: What field/topic are you most interested in?
Composites
13 21%
Electromagnetics
7 11%
Nonlinear Material Models
21 34%
Coupled-Field Simulations
5 8%
Acoustics
5 8%
Explicit Dynamics
10 16%
Parallel Computing/HPC
9 15%
Contact Analysis
25 41%
APDL Scripting
28 46%
User-Programmable Features (Fortran)
13 21%
Workbench Scripting (Python)
22 36%
Linear Dynamics
10 16%
Heat Transfer
8 13%
Rotordynamics
6 10%
Optimization
7 11%
Probabilistic Studies
2 3%
Substructuring/Component Mode Synthesis
4 7%
Fracture Mechanics
13 21%
Fatigue
12 20%
CFD
6 10%
Other
6 10%
poll opened 07/11/2010, closed 12/21/2010

Poll: Would you like a material library repository?

Yes, and I can contribute: 248 votes
Yes, although I can't share my data: 147 votes
No - we have standardized on our material data already: 4 votes
No - engineers should be responsible for their inputs: 11 votes
poll opened 11/02/2009, closed 05/14/2010

Poll: Are you working in industry or academia?
Industry: 47 votes
Academia: 25 votes
Other/Neither: 2 votes
poll opened 10/27/2009, closed 05/14/2010

Poll: What version of ANSYS do you use?
12.0: 193 votes
11.0: 192 votes
10.0: 48 votes
9.0: 19 votes
8.1 or prior: 8 votes
poll opened 10/02/2009, closed 05/14/2010

Poll: Do you use User Programmable Features?
Often: 42 votes
Sometimes/infrequently: 27 votes
No: 36 votes
No, but I'm interested in UPFs: 67 votes
poll opened 08/04/2009, closed 05/14/2010

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