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Take a Tour of EASA

On this page, you will take a quick tour of EASA, in which you log in to EASA, run an EASAP, and review the generated results.

  • Log in to EASA as described in the previous section.

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  • If you are not already in User mode, select EASA-Set Mode-User.

  • Now, under the Applications menu, select Gallery View and then select the Category called ‘Training’.

  • Next, select the EASAP entitled ‘Cantilever Plate Loading Analysis (Introductory Batch Application Tutorial)’. The following window will appear:

  • Now that the EASAP has been opened, you can modify some inputs in the plate application. Choose a different material, change the plate dimensions, or specify the load on the plate.

  • Next, save this EASAP with the current set of inputs by clicking on the Save button (). A pop-up window will appear for you to input a filename. Type plate1 in the box next to Filename and then click on Save.

  • After saving your EASAP settings, you will now submit the EASAP to be run. Click on the Submit EASAP button (). A pop-up window will appear when the EASAP has been submitted. Click OK on this pop-up window.
  • Now exit the EASAP by clicking on the Exit button ().
  • You can now see a record of your use of the EASAP. Back on the EASA pages in your browser, select My Workspace under the Workspace menu. You will see a table containing your saved EASAP labeled as plate1. You can re-open plate1 by clicking on the Open EASAP button ().

  • Next, let’s check on the progress of your EASAP run by selecting My Results under the Results menu. You will see ‘Cantilever Plate Loading Analysis (Introductory Batch Application Tutorial)’ in your results table. Again, you could click the Open EASAP button () on this page to bring up the EASAP.

  • Now, look at the Status column for the run you just submitted. It may show a variety of messages. If you see ‘Queued’ then the job is waiting for some other jobs to finish before starting to run. If you see a percentage number, then your job is currently running. Finally, if you see ‘Completed’ then your job is done and you can view the results by clicking on the View Results button () in the Results column.

  • Upon clicking the View Results button ), the page displayed in your browser will change to the report generated by your EASAP run. The top of the report will look similar to the following:

  • After reviewing the report, log out of EASA by selecting Log Out under the EASA menu, and then by clicking on Log Out.