SOLIDWORKS SIMULATION PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

Learn advanced topics in FEA and evaluating the behavior of assemblies under actual service conditions

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  • CLASSROOM LENGTH:  4 days
  • INSTRUCTOR-LED ONLINE LENGTH:  6 days


PREREQUISITES: Knowledge of SOLIDWORKS and basic mechanical engineering concepts is recommended.


DESCRIPTION: This class provides an in-depth coverage on the basics of Finite Element Analysis (FEA), covering the entire process from meshing to evaluation of results for parts and assemblies. It discusses linear stress analysis covering the entire analysis process from meshing to evaluation of results for parts and assemblies, gap/contact analysis, and best practices.

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Lesson 1: 
Frequency Analysis of Parts

  • Modal Analysis Basics
  • Case Study: The Tuning Fork
  • Frequency Analysis With Supports
  • Frequency Analysis Without Supports
  • Frequency Analysis with Load

Lesson 2: 
Frequency Analysis of Assemblies

  • Case Study: The Engine Mount
  • All Bonded Contact Conditions
  • Bonded and Allow Penetration Contacts

Lesson 3: 
Buckling Analysis

  • Linear vs. Nonlinear Buckling Analysis
  • Buckling Factor of Safety (BFS)
  • Buckling Analysis Considerations
  • Case Study: Particle Separator

Lesson 4: 
load cases

  • Case Study: Scaffolding

Lesson 5: 
Submodeling

  • Case Study: Scaffolding
  • Part 1: Parent Study
  • Part 2: Child Study

Lesson 6: 
Topology Analysis

  • Case Study: Rear Bike Shock Link
  • Goals and Constraints
  • Manufacturing Controls
  • Mesh Effects
  • Load Cases in Topology Studies
  • Export Smoothed Mesh

Lesson 7: 
Thermal Analysis

  • Thermal Analysis Basics
  • Case Study: Microchip Assembly
  • Steady-State Thermal Analysis
  • Transient Thermal Analysis
  • Transient Analysis with Time Varying Load
  • Transient Thermal Analysis Using a Thermostat

Lesson 8: 
Thermal Analysis with Radiation

  • Case Study: Spot Light Assembly
  • Steady State Analysis

Lesson 9: 
Advanced Thermal Stress2D Simplification 

  • Case Study: Metal Expansion Joint 
  • Thermal Analysis 
  • Thermal Stress Analysis 

Lesson 10: 
Fatigue Analysis 

  • Fatigue
  • Stress-life (S-N) Based Fatigue 
  • Case Study: Pressure Vessel  
  • Fatigue Terminology 
  • Fatigue Study with Dead Load 

Lesson 11: 
Variable Amplitude Fatigue 

  • Case Study: Suspension Design
  • Fatigue Study 

Lesson 12: 
Drop Test Analysis 

  • Case Study: Camera 
  • Rigid Floor Drop Test 
  • Elastic Floor, Elasto-Plastic Material, Elasto-Plastic Material Model  

Lesson 13: 
Optimization Analysis 

  • Case Study: Press Frame
  • Static and Frequency Analyses
  • Design Study 

Lesson 14: 
Pressure Vessel Analysis 

  • Case Study: Pressure Vessel 
  • Manhole Nozzle Flange and Cover 

 

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