# Preparing an Abaqus analysis for co-simulation

 Preparing an Abaqus analysis for co-simulation involves the following: identifying an Abaqus analysis step for co-simulation analysis; identifying the co-simulation interface regions in the Abaqus model; and identifying the fields exchanged during the co-simulation. This section provides an overview of preparing an Abaqus analysis for a co-simulation. The discussion in this section is general and may not apply to every product pairing. Co-simulation between Abaqus solvers provides setup, execution, and limitation details for co-simulation between Abaqus solvers. For co-simulation between Abaqus and third-party analysis programs, consult the appropriate User’s Guide. The following topics are discussed:
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