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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