The .sta file extension is found in data files that contain information about the status of summaries written by ABAQUS. STA stands for "status" and ABAQUS used these files in reporting when the user uses the analysis feature of the ABAQUS. The reports mainly contain various data on the CAD engineering and finite element analysis. Abaqus feature varied functions being used in research and modelling because of the program's ability to customize the graphical user interface (GUI) according to the preference of the user.
When the user creates models using Abaqus, the models, more often than not, are not usually in perfect shape. Before the proposed development of the models are implemented, will undergo various analyses to exact or least give light to what part of it should be developed. After running the analyses, these reports of detection and suggestions are embodied in a document with .sta file extension.
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