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Introduction to Abaqus
This course is a comprehensive and unified introduction to the modeling and analysis capabilities of Abaqus. It teaches you how to solve linear and nonlinear problems, submit and monitor analysis jobs and view simulation results using the interactive interface of Abaqus.
The following products are covered by this seminar: Abaqus/CAE, Abaqus/Standard and Abaqus/Explicit.
The course covers the following topics:
Linear and nonlinear structural analysis
Static, dynamic and heat transfer analysis
Material models: linear elasticity, hyperelasticity and metal plasticity.
Loads and constraints
Selecting the appropriate elements for your problem
Feature-based modeling, parts and assemblies
Working with CAD geometry and imported meshes
Mesh generation techniques
Creating, submitting and monitoring analysis jobs
Viewing simulation results
Restarting an analysis
The course is divided into lectures, demonstrations and workshops.
The course's workshops are integral to the training. They are designed to reinforce concepts presented during the lectures and demonstrations. They are intended to provide users with the experience of running and trouble-shooting actual Abaqus analyses.
Who should attend
New Abaqus users who will primarily use Abaqus/CAE to create their models should attend this seminar. No previous knowledge of Abaqus is required, but some basic knowledge of finite elements and continuum mechanics is desirable. Also, some familiarity with interactive modeling is helpful but not required.
The overview provides details of the topics covered in each lecture. Please note that the actual course agenda may vary depending on location.