SOLIDWORKS SIMULATION PREMIUM: NONLINEAR TRAINING

Learn a wide range of nonlinear structural/mechanical analysis topics

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  • CLASSROOM LENGTH:   2 days

  • INSTRUCTOR-LED ONLINE LENGTH:  3 days


PREREQUISITES: Must have attended the basic SOLIDWORKS Simulation class or have similar experience with SOLIDWORKS and a working knowledge of finite elements and of basic mechanical principles.


DESCRIPTION: This class will raise your SOLIDWORKS Simulation FEA skills to the next level. It offers hands-on experience for the SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium nonlinear module. It provides an overview on a wide range of nonlinear structural/mechanical analysis topics. You will learn how to deal with models that exhibit large displacements and/or yielding, discuss and practice the use of many material models available in SOLIDWORKS Simulation and how to drive a non-linear analysis to successful completion.

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Lesson 1: 
Large Displacement Analysis

  • Case Study: Hose Clamp  
  • Linear Static Analysis  
  • Nonlinear Static Study  
  • Linear Static Study (Large Displacement)  

Lesson 2: 
Incremental Control Techniques  

  • Case Study: Trampoline  
  • Linear Analysis  
  • Nonlinear Analysis - Force Control  
  • Nonlinear Analysis - Displacement Control  

Lesson 3: 
Nonlinear Static Buckling Analysis

  • Case Study: Cylindrical Shell  
  • Linear Buckling  
  • Linear Static Study  
  • Nonlinear Symmetrical Buckling  
  • Nonlinear Asymmetrical Buckling  

Lesson 4: 
Plastic Deformation

  • Case Study: Paper Clip  
  • Linear Elastic  
  • Nonlinear - von Mises  
  • Nonlinear - Tresca’s  

Lesson 5: 
Hardening Rules

  • Case Study: Crank Arm  
  • Isotropic Hardening  
  • Kinematic Hardening  

Lesson 6: 
Analysis of Elastomers

  • Case Study: Rubber Pipe  
  • Two Constant Mooney-Rivlin (1 Material Curve)  
  • 2 Constant Mooney-Rivlin (2 Material Curves)  
  • 2 Constant Mooney-Rivlin (3 Material Curves)  
  • 6 Constant Mooney-Rivlin (3 Material Curves)  

Lesson 7: 
Nonlinear Contact Analysis

  • Case Study: Rubber Tube  

Lesson 8: 
Metal Forming

  • Bending
  • Case Study: Sheet Bending  

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