SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional
1 day training course, $1,000

This course is designed to make SOLIDWORKS Simulation users productive with the SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional extension. This 1 day course will provide an in-depth coverage on the advanced topics in Finite Element Analysis (FEA) including heat transfer analysis, frequency analysis, fatigue, stability analysis based on the linear buckling concepts, and pressure vessel modulus. Example or parts and assemblies including those with various conditions are reviewed.

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.

Recommended Prerequisites:
- Attended SOLIDWORKS Simulation
- Knowledge of basic mechanical engineering concepts

The topics covered in this course are:

About This Course 
What is SOLIDWORKS Simulation? 
Limitations of SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional

Lesson 1: Frequency Analysis of Parts 
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 
Case Study: The Engine Mount 
Project Description 
All Bonded Contact Conditions 
Bonded and Allow Penetration Contacts

Lesson 3: Buckling Analysis 
Buckling Analysis 
Case Study: Particle Separator 
Project Description

Lesson 4: Thermal Analysis 
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 5: Thermal Analysis with Radiation 
Case Study: Spot Light Assembly 
Project Description 
Steady State Analysis

Lesson 6: Advanced Thermal Stress2D Simplification 
Thermal Stress Analysis 
Case Study: Metal Expansion Joint 
Project Description 
Thermal Analysis 
Thermal Stress Analysis 
3D model

Lesson 7: Fatigue Analysis 
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 8: Advanced Fatigue Analysis 
Case Study: Suspension 
Project Description 
Fatigue Study

Lesson 9: Drop Test Analysis 
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 10: Optimization Analysis 
Optimization Analysis 
Case Study: Press Frame 
Project Description 
Static and Frequency Analyses 
Optimization Analysis 
Design Study

Lesson 11: Pressure Vessel Analysis 
Case Study: Pressure Vessel 
Project Description 
Pressure Vessel Analysis 
Manhole Nozzle Flange and Cover