Hardware Notes - Pro/MECHANICA Wildfire

Last updated: April, 2004

Platform Support
Partner Platform Operating System levels CPU C Compiler Fortran Compiler (see note a below)
Hewlett-Packard HP-UX 11id   PA8000 or later ANSI C++( for Custom Loads)HP C 11.00.00 HP FORTRAN VB10.20.10
HP-UX 11c Quality Pack Bundle December 2000
Quality Pack Bundle June 2000
Microsoft Windows XPb Base OS Intel Pentium/Xeon family MS Visual C++ V6.0 Compaq (DEC) Visual Fortran 6.0
Windows 2000b, e Base OS, Service Pack 1, 2 & 3.
Windows NT 4.0 Service pack 5 or later
SGI IRIX IRIX64 6.5.10 Mips R8000 or later C V7.3.1.3+ FORTRAN V7.2+
Sun Solaris 2.6, 7, 8 and 9 UltraSPARC II or later C 6.1 FORTRAN 5.0
NOTES
  1. Fortran compilers are only required if you are running Fortran custom loads.
  2. Install and use the i486_nt executable.
  3. The following patch is required on HPUX 11.0 (PHSS_23536 - 3D common, PHSS_23544- OpenGL, PHSS_23546 - X Server runtime patches).
  4. The following patch is required on HPUX 11i(11.11) (PHSS_23536 - 3D common, PHSS_23544- OpenGL, PHSS_21816 - X Server runtime patches).
  5. The following patch is required on Windows 2000 (with Service Pack 1): (Q271976)

Language Support
Supported Language Date Certified Release Datecode Comments
English 16-Aug-2002 2002280 and higher  
Chinese Simplified     Not Supported
Chinese Traditional     Not Supported
French 17-Mar-2003 2003080 and higher  
German 17-Mar-2003 2003080 and higher  
Italian     Not Supported
Korean     Not Supported
Japanese 17-Mar-2003 2003080 and higher  
Spanish     Not Supported
NOTES
  1. For more detailed information on localization for this product, please click here.

Supported MCAD Systems

You can integrate several MCAD systems with Pro/MECHANICA Wildfire. The following table lists the MCAD systems supported in Wildfire and the platforms they are supported on.

Platforms CATIA Release 4.2.4 R2 (English only) Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Date Code: 2002280 or higher Unigraphics Release 18.0 (English only)
HP (32 and 64 bit) X X X
See Note a
Intel-based PC (Windows NT, XP, 2000)   X X
See Note a
SGI (64 bit) X X X
See Note a
Sun (32 and 64 bit)   X X
See Note a
NOTES
  1. Only supported for import of UG parts into Mechanica (transfer from UG using ugmech not supported)

Supported Finite Element Solvers

You can integrate several Finite Element Solvers with Pro/MECHANICA Wildfire for use in FEM mode. The following table lists the Finite Element Solvers supported in Wildfire and indicates the supported platforms.

Platforms NASTRAN 2001 r3 ANSYS 6.1
HP (32 and 64 bit) X X
Intel-based PC
(Windows NT, XP, 2000)
X X
SGI (64 bit) X X
Sun (32 and 64 bit) X
See note a
X
NOTES
  1. Sun (64 bit) version is not supported.

Supported Data Transfer Standards

Pro/MECHANICA supports the following standards for transferring data to and from MCAD programs:

Platform DXF 13.0 IGES 5.2 VDA 2.0
HP (32 and 64 bit) X X X
Intel-based PC (Windows NT, 2000, XP) X X  
SGI (64 bit) X X X
Sun (32 and 64 bit) X X X
 
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