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You are about to download Z-set, the non-linear material and structure analysis suite. The suite gathers the Z-mat, Z-post, Z-sim, Z-opt, Z-cracks and Zébulon modules. Z-set provides industry proven solutions for modeling strongly non-linear material behaviors, lifetime assessment and crack analysis.

Z-set is available for Linux (64 bits), Windows 7 (64 bits) and Windows 10 (64 bits) platforms.
The latest version is 9.1.2, released on 2021-03-25.

The downloadable archives contain the binaries, user guides and examples.

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Installation and licensing guide

This guide details information about the installation and licensing of Z-set products on all of the platforms listed below.
The user does not need to have administrator rights to perform the installation.

Z9.1 installation and licensing guide (256 Ko)

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Current release

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Older versions are available at the bottom of this page.

Z-set version 9.1

Linux version

Linux (64 bits)

Technical details for Linux 64 releases:
compatible with all Linux distributions providing glibc 2.17 (or any later version)
compiled with gcc-4.8.5

Version Z9.1.2| Released 2021-03-25 | 279 Mb
Main improvements and new features: 

Enhancements and performance improvements  in Z-cracks module (import operations)
Performance and convergence improvements in cast_iron model
Updates in SAMCEF / Z-post interface

Version Z9.1.1| Released 2021-01-28 | 279 Mb
Main improvements and new features: 

Various enhancements in Z-cracks module (option to generate a regular hexahedral mesh in vicinity of the crack front, contact correction terms for G-theta integral, access to rainflow algorithm for propagation laws)
Upgraded aging model and post-processing tools for aging
Upgraded cast_iron model (added linear-nonlinear with criterion kinematic hardening equation)
Upgraded ANSYS RST reader, it supports all ANSYS versions
Added readers for TRANSVALOR THERCAST® th3 format (mesh, nodal and IP results) to Z-post
Interface to Abaqus v2021 for Z-mat, Z-post and Z-cracks
Updated documentation

Version Z9.1.0| Released 2020-05-19 | 259 Mb
Main improvements and new features: 

Various improvements in Z-cracks module (crack insertion, GUI, new plotting features, increased precision for mesh files)
Upgraded DISTENE software version 2.10-5 for Z-mesh and Z-cracks modules
Interface to Abaqus v2020 for Z-mat, Z-post and Z-cracks
Possibility to output post-processing results in Ansys RST format
Possibility to output post-processing results in FORGE fg3 format
Improved GUI for input file generation
Added St. Venant-Kirchhoff and Ristinmaa models to the collection of hyperelastic models
Updated documentation

Windows version

Windows 10 (64 bits)

Technical details for Windows 64 releases:
compiled with Microsoft Visual C++ 2010
VC compiler version 16.00.30319.01

Version Z9.1.2| Released 2021-03-25 | 247 Mb
Main improvements and new features: 

Enhancements and performance improvements  in Z-cracks module (import operations)
Performance and convergence improvements in cast_iron model
Interfaces to Abaqus v2018-v2021 for Z-mat, Z-post and Z-cracks
Updates in SAMCEF / Z-post interface

Version Z9.1.1| Released 2021-01-28 | 246 Mb
Main improvements and new features: 

Various enhancements in Z-cracks module (option to generate a regular hexahedral mesh in vicinity of the crack front, contact correction terms for  G-theta integral, access to rainflow algorithm for propagation laws)
Upgraded DISTENE software version 2.10-5 for Z-mesh and Z-cracks modules
Upgraded aging model and post-processing tools for aging
Upgraded cast_iron model (added linear-nonlinear with criterion kinematic hardening equation)
Upgraded ANSYS RST reader, it supports all ANSYS versions
Interface to Abaqus v2017 for Z-mat, Z-post and Z-cracks
Possibility to output post-processing results in FORGE fg3 format
Added readers for TRANSVALOR THERCAST® th3 format (mesh, nodal and IP results) to Z-post
Improved GUI for input file generation
Added St. Venant-Kirchhoff and Ristinmaa models to the collection of hyperelastic models
Updated documentation

Older versions

Z-set version 9.0

Linux version

Linux (64 bits)

Version Z9.0.4| Released 2020-03-09 | 276 Mb
Main improvements and new features: 

Interface to Abaqus v2020 for Z-mat, Z-post and Z-cracks
Improvements in  the ZNCPC module

Windows version

Windows 7 & 10 (64 bits)

Version Z9.0.3| Released 2019-07-12 | 170 Mb
Main improvements and new features:

Various improvements in Z-cracks module (large strain mode, import procedures, crack insertion)
Upgraded WxWidgets 3.0.4 version for Z-master GUI
Improvements in the convergence for cast_iron model
Updated documentation for hyper-elastic material models