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Introduction to Tire Modeling with Abaqus

Course Logistics

Take advantage of this live online course right from your desk. Each day of the class will begin with a lecture session. After the lecture, workshop sessions are conducted offline with technical support provided by hosting office via phone and email. Some hosting offices also allow for in-person attendance.


Modern tires are among the most complex structures in production and their complexities span a broad range of the capabilities available in Abaqus. Since tire modeling is a specialized field, this seminar covers the many important yet basic capabilities in Abaqus that are specifically relevant to tire modeling.

The topics include:

  • Choosing appropriate elements
  • Methods of modeling reinforcement
  • Contact modeling details pertinent to tire modeling
  • Fundamentals of material modeling-stress and strain measures, material directions
  • Linear elasticity, hyperelasticity and viscoelasticity
  • Efficient axisymmetric to three-dimensional model generation and results transfer

Note that this online course is a customized subset of the Tire Analysis with Abaqus: Fundamentals course.

Who Should Attend

This course is recommended for tire analysts with experience using Abaqus.

What is Included

Electronic copies of the training notes will be provided to each registrant for their personal use. Every registrant will also receive a copy of Abaqus Student Edition. Many of the topics covered in this course can be practiced using Abaqus Student Edition; however, to ensure that you can perform all the course workshops fully, you will need access to a licensed copy of Abaqus. No additional Abaqus licenses will be provided.

Schedule and Registration