SOLIDWORKS SIMULATION ADVANCED

SOLIDWORKS SIMULATION ADVANCED

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional
  • Introduction
  • 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
  • Project Description
  • Frequency Analysis with Supports
  • Frequency Analysis Without Supports
  • Frequency Analysis with Load
Lesson 2: Frequency Analysis of Assemblies
  • Objectives
  • Case Study: The Engine Mount
  • Project Description
  • All Bonded Contact Conditions
  • Bonded and Allow Penetration Contacts
Lesson 3: Buckling Analysis
  • Objectives
  • Buckling Analysis
  • Case Study: Particle Separator
  • Project Description
Lesson 4: Load Cases
  • Load Cases
  • Case Study: Scaffolding
Lesson 5: Submodeling
  • Objectives
  • Case Study: Scaffolding
  • Part 1: Parent Study
  • Part 2: Child Study
Lesson 6: Topology Analysis
  • Objectives
  • Study: Rear Bike Shock Link.
  • Project Description
  • Goals and Constraints
  • Manufacturing Controls
  • Mesh Effects
  • Load Cases in Topology Studies
  • Export Smoothed Mesh
Lesson 7: Thermal Analysis
  • Objectives
  • Thermal Analysis Basics
  • Case Study: Microchip Assembly
  • Project Description
  • 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
  • Project Description
  • Steady State Analysis
Lesson 9: Advanced Thermal Stress2D Simplification
  • Objectives
  • Thermal Stress Analysis
  • Case Study: Metal Expansion Joint
  • Project Description
  • Thermal Analysis
  • Thermal Stress Analysis
  • 3D model
Lesson 10: Fatigue Analysis
  • Fatigue
  • Stress-life (S-N) Based Fatigue
  • Case Study: Pressure Vessel
  • Thermal Study
  • Thermal Stress Study
  • Fatigue Terminology
  • Fatigue Study
  • Fatigue study with dead load
Lesson 11: Variable Amplitude Fatigue
  • Objectives
  • Case Study: Suspension
  • Project Description
  • Fatigue Study
Lesson 12: Drop Test Analysis
  • Objectives
  • Drop Test Analysis
  • Case Study: Camera
  • Project Description
  • Rigid Floor Drop Test
  • Elastic Floor Drop Test
  • Elasto-Plastic Material Model
  • Drop Test with Contact
Lesson 13: Optimization Analysis
  • Objectives
  • Case Study: Press Frame
  • Project Description
  • Static and Frequency Analyses
  • Design Study
Lesson 14: Pressure Vessel Analysis
  • Objectives
  • Case Study: Pressure Vessel
  • Project Description Manhole Nozzle Flange and Cover
SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium: Non-Linear
  • Introduction to Nonlinear Structural Analysis
  • Introduction
  • Types of Nonlinearities
  • Geometric Nonlinearities
  • Material Nonlinearities
  • Solving Nonlinear Problems
Numerical Procedures for Nonlinear FEA
  • Overview
  • Incremental Control Techniques
  • Force Control Method
  • Displacement Control Method
  • Arc-length Control Method
  • Iterative Methods
  • Newton-Raphson (NR)
  • Modified Newton-Raphson (MNR)
  • Termination Criteria
Geometric Nonlinear Analysis
  • Introduction
  • Small Displacement Analysis
  • Large Displacement Analysis
  • Finite Strain Analysis
  • Large Deflection Analysis
Material Models and Constitutive Relations
  • Introduction
  • Elastic Models
  • Elasto-Plastic Models
  • Super Elastic Nitinol Model
  • Linear Visco-Elastic Model
  • Creep Model
Contact Analysis
  • Introduction
  • Global Contact / Gap Conditions
  • Local Contact / Gap Conditions
  • Troubleshooting for Gap / Contact Problems
Lesson 1: Large Displacement Analysis
  • Objective
  • Case Study: Hose Clamp
  • Problem Statement
  • Stages in the Process
  • Linear Static Analysis
  • Auxiliary Boundary Conditions
  • Solvers
  • Geometrically Linear Analysis: Limitations
  • Nonlinear Static Study
  • Time Curves (Load Functions)
  • Fixed Incrementation
  • Large Displacement Option: Nonlinear Analysis
  • Analysis Failure: Large Load Step
  • Fixed Time Incrementation Disadvantages
  • Auto stepping Incrementation
  • Auto stepping Parameters and Options
  • Advanced Options: Step/Tolerance Options
  • Linear Static Study (Large Displacement)
Lesson 2: Incremental Control Techniques
  • Objective
  • Incremental Control Techniques
  • Force Control
  • Displacement Control
  • Case Study: Trampoline
  • Project Description
  • Stages in the Process
  • Linear Analysis
  • Membrane Structures
  • Nonlinear Analysis - Force Control
  • Initial Instability of Thin Flat Membranes
  • Restart Function
  • Analysis Progress Dialog Box
  • Analytical Results for Membranes
  • Nonlinear Analysis - Displacement Control
  • Displacement Control Method: Displacement Restraints
  • Single Degree of Freedom Control Limitation
  • Loading Mode in Displacement Control Method
Lesson 3: Nonlinear Static Buckling Analysis
  • Objective
  • Case Study: Cylindrical Shell
  • Problem Statement
  • Stages in the Process
  • Linear Buckling
  • Linear Buckling: Assumptions and Limitations
  • Linear Static Study
  • Nonlinear Symmetrical Buckling Arc Length: Parameters
  • Discussion
  • Symmetrical vs. Asymmetrical Equilibrium,
  • Bifurcation Point
  • Nonlinear Asymmetrical Buckling
  • Exercise 1: Nonlinear Analysis of a Shelf
  • Problem Statement
  • Linear Buckling Analysis
  • Nonlinear Buckling Analysis
Lesson 4: Plastic Deformation
  • Objective
  • Plastic Deformation
  • Case Study: Paper Clip
  • Problem Statement
  • Stages in the Process
  • Linear Elastic
  • Nonlinear - von Mises
  • Nonlinear - Tresca’s
  • Discussion
  • Stress Accuracy (Optional
  • Mesh Sectioning
  • Exercise 2: Stress Analysis of a Beam Using Nonlinear
  • Elastic Material
  • Problem Statement
  • Summary
  • Exercise 3:Oil Well Pipe Connection
  • Problem Description
  • Materials
  • Loading Conditions
  • Goal
Lesson 5: Hardening Rules
  • Objective
  • Hardening Rules
  • Case Study: Crank Arm
  • Problem Statement
  • Stages in the Process
  • Isotropic Hardening
  • Discussion
  • Kinematic Hardening
  • Discussion
  • Summary
Lesson 6: Analysis of Elastomers
  • Objective
  • Case Study: Rubber Pipe
  • Problem Statement
  • Stages in the Process
  • 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
  • Objective
  • Case Study: Rubber Tube
  • Problem Statement
  • Instability in Assemblies
  • Stabilization
  • Releasing Prescribed Displacement
  • Validity and Limitations of Static Analysis
  • Exercise 4: Gear Assembly
  • Problem Description
  • Materials
  • Loading Conditions
  • Goal
  • Exercise 5: Ring
  • Problem Description
  • Materials
  • Loading Conditions
  • Goal
Lesson 8: Metal Forming
  • Objective
  • Bending
  • Case Study: Sheet Bending
  • Problem Statement
  • Stages in the Process
  • Plane Strain
  • Large Strain Formulation Option
  • Convergence Problems
  • Automatic Stepping Problems
  • Discussion
  • Small Strain Vs. Large Strain Formulations
  • Exercise 6:
  • Large strain contact simulation - Flanging
  • Problem Description
  • Materials
  • Loading Conditions
  • Goal
Lesson 1 : Vibration of a Pipe
  • Objectives
  • Problem Description
  • Static Analysis
  • Frequency Analysis
  • Discussion
  • Dynamic Analysis (Slow Force)
  • Linear Dynamic Analysis
  • Discussion
  • Dynamic Analysis (Fast Force)
Lesson 2: Transient Shock Analysis According to MILS-STD-810G
  • Objectives
  • Problem Description
  • Mass Participation Factor
  • Cumulative Mass Participation Factor
  • Damping
  • Viscous Damping
  • Time Step
  • Model with Remote Mass Remote Mass
Lesson 3: Harmonic Analysis of a Bracket
  • Objectives
  • Project Description
  • Harmonic Analysis Basics
  • Single DOF Oscillator
  • Harmonic Analysis of a Bracket
  • Harmonic Study Properties
Lesson 4: Response Spectrum Analysis
  • Objectives
  • Response Spectrum Analysis
  • Response Spectrum
  • Response Spectrum Analysis Procedure
  • Project Description
  • Response Spectrum Input
  • Mode Combination Method
Lesson 5: Random Vibration Analysis According to MIL-STD-810G
  • Objectives
  • Project Description
  • Distributed Mass
  • Random Vibration Analysis
  • Power Spectral Density Function
  • Overall Level of Acceleration PSD
  • Decibels
  • Random Study Properties
  • Advanced Options
  • RMS Results
  • PSD Results 1s, 2s, 3s, … Results
  • Exercise 1: Random Vibration Analysis of
  • an Electronics Enclosure
  • Exercise 2: Circuit Board Fatigue Estimates
Lesson 6: Random Vibration Fatigue
  • Objectives
  • Project Description
  • Random Vibration Fatigue
  • Material Properties, S-N Curve
  • Random Vibration Fatigue Options
Lesson 7: Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis of an Electronic Enclosure
  • Objectives
  • Project Description
  • Linear Dynamic Analysis
  • Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis
  • Linear vs. Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis
  • Rayleigh Damping
  • Time Integration Methods
  • Iterative Methods
  • Discussion