GoLive Training: SOLIDWORKS Simulation

Price: $1,650

Length: 4 days – 9:30am to 1:30pm Pacific

Dates: 2 dates available – See all dates »

Prerequisites: Knowledge of SOLIDWORKS and basic mechanical engineering concepts are recommended.

Description: This course is designed to make SOLIDWORKS users productive more quickly with the SOLIDWORKS Simulation Standard analysis package.

Topics covered in this course:

  • Stages in the Process
  • Case Study: Stress in a Plate
  • Preprocessing
  • Meshing
  • Processing
  • Postprocessing
  • Multiple Studies
  • Mesh Control
  • Case Study: The L Bracket
  • Case Study: Analysis of Bracket with a Fillet
  • Case Study: Analysis of a Welded Bracket
  • Understanding the Effect of Boundary Conditions
  • Case Study: Pliers with Global Contact
  • Pliers with Local Contact
  • Shrink Fit Parts
  • Case Study: Shrink Fit
  • Analysis with Soft Springs
  • Connecting Components
  • Connectors
  • Mesh Control in an Assembly
  • Case Study: Cardan Joint
  • Part 1: Draft Quality Coarse Mesh Analysis
  • Part 2: High Quality Mesh Analysis
  • Case Study: Pulley
  • Part 1: Mesh with Solid Elements
  • Part 2: Refined Solid Mesh
  • Solid vs. Shell
  • Part 3: Shell Elements – Mid-plane Surface
  • Creating Shell Elements
  • Case Study: Joist Hanger
  • Case Study: Pressure Vessel
  • Element Choices
  • Beam Elements
  • Truss Elements
  • Slenderness Ratio
  • Section Properties
  • Connected and Disconnected Joints
  • Sphere Diameter Defining Beam Joint
  • Beam Joints: Locations
  • Beam Joint Types
  • Render Beam Profile
  • Cross-section 1st and 2nd Directions
  • Bending Moment and Shear Force Diagrams
  • Mixed Meshing
  • Case Study: Particle Separator
  • Beam Imprint
  • Case Study: Suspension Design
  • Part 1: Multiple Load Cases
  • Part 2: Geometry Modification
  • Case Study: Bimetallic Strip
  • Examining Results in Local Coordinate Systems (Optional)
  • Saving Model in its Deformed Shape
  • Case Study: Support Bracket
  • h-Adaptivity Study
  • p-Adaptivity Study
  • h vs. p Elements – Summary
  • Small vs. Large Displacement Analysis
  • Case Study: Clamp
  • Part 1: Small Displacement Linear Analysis
  • Part 2: Large Displacement Nonlinear Analysis
  • Meshing Strategies
  • Geometry Preparation
  • Mesh Quality
  • Mesh Controls
  • Meshing Stages
  • Failure Diagnostics
  • Tips for Using Shell Elements
  • Hardware Considerations in Meshing
  • Solvers in SOLIDWORKS Simulation
  • Choosing a Solver
  • Email Notification Settings

Upcoming Dates

Aug 2018: 08/27 – 08/30

Oct 2018: 10/15 – 10/18


Don’t forget to register for your online training!

Get in Touch