SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional Training Course

Course Description: SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional training course provides in-depth coverage on the advanced topics in Finite Element Analysis (FEA) including heat transfer analysis, frequency analysis, fatigue, stability analyisis based on the linear buckling concepts, 2D simulations (plane stress, strain and axisymmetry) and pressure vessel modulus.

Course Length: 2 Days

Prerequisites: Students must have attended the introductory SOLIDWORKS Simulation course (3 days) or must have working knowledge of the SOLIDWORKS Simulation software. Knowledge of SOLIDWORKS and basic mechanical engineering concepts is recommended.

Who should attend: All SOLIDWORKS Simulation users wishing to create better designs in SOLIDWORKS by performing analysis and evaluating the behavior of their parts and assemblies under actual service conditions.



About This Course

What is SOLIDWORKS Simulation?

Limitations of SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional

Lesson 1: Frequency Analysis of Parts

  • Objectives
  • 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

  • Objectives
  • Case Study: The Engine Mount
  • All Bonded Contact Conditions
  • Bonded and Free Contact Conditions

Lesson 3: Buckling Analysis

  • Objectives
  • Buckling Analysis
  • Case Study: Particle Separator

Lesson 4: Load Cases

  • Objectives
  • Load Cases
  • Case Study: Scaffolding
  • Summary

Lesson 5:Submodeling

  • Objectives
  • Submodeling
  • Case Study: Scaffolding
  • Part 1: Parent Study
  • Part 2: Child Study
  • Summary
  • Questions

Lesson 6: Thermal Analysis

  • Objectives
  • 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 7: Thermal Analysis with Radiation

  • Case Study: Spot Light Assembly
  • Project Description
  • Steady State Analysis
  • Full Radiation Conditions

Lesson 8: Advanced Thermal Stress2D Simplification

  • Objectives
  • 2D Simulations – plane stress, plane strain, axisymmetry
  • Thermal Stress Analysis
  • Case Study: Thermal Expansion Joint
  • Thermal Analysis
  • Thermal Stress Analysis

Lesson 9: Fatigue Analysis

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

Lesson 10: Variable Amplitude Fatigue

  • Objectives
  • Case Study: Suspension
  • Project Description
  • Fatigue Study
  • Summary
  • Questions

Lesson 11:Drop Test Analysis

  • Objectives
  • Drop Test Analysis
  • Case Study: Camera
  • Rigid Floor Drop Test
  • Elastic Floor Drop Test
  • Elasto-Plastic Material Model
  • Drop Test with Contact

Lesson 12: Optimization Analysis

  • Objectives
  • Optimization Analysis
  • Case Study: Press Frame
  • Static and Frequency Analyses
  • Optimization Analysis
  • Design Study

Lesson 13: Pressure Vessel Analysis

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

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