LS-OPT is a package for design optimization, system identification, and probabilistic analysis with an interface to LS-DYNA.

Availability and Restrictions


The following versions of ls-opt are available on OSC clusters:

Version Owens
6.0.0 X*
* Current default version

You can use module spider ls-opt to view available modules for a given machine. Feel free to contact OSC Help if you need other versions for your work.


In order to use LS-OPT, you need LS-DYNA. OSC does not provide LS-DYNA license directly, however users with their own academic departmental license can use it on the OSC clusters.  Please contact OSC Help for further instruction.

Publisher/Vendor/Repository and License Type

LSTC, Commercial


Usage on Owens


To configure your environment for use of LS-OPT, run the following command: module load ls-opt. The default version will be loaded. To select a particular LS-OPT version, use module load ls-opt/version. For example, use module load ls-opt/6.0.0 to load LS-OPT 6.0.0.

Further Reading