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Quick Start to Abaqus/Explicit
This course is presented in two lecture sessions from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET; lectures and demos will be presented by the instructor during this time. There is a one-hour break in the middle of each lecture session (12:30 - 1:30 p.m. ET). The workshop sessions are conducted offline with technical support provided by SIMULIA East via email and telephone from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. ET.
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET
(with 12:30-1:30 break)
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. ET
Wednesday, September 12
Offline Workshop Support
Thursday, September 13
Offline Workshop Support
Hosting Office: SIMULIA Eastern Region – Eastern Time (ET)
Abaqus/Explicit is a finite element analysis product that is particularly well-suited to simulate brief transient dynamic events such as consumer electronics drop testing, automotive crashworthiness, and ballistic impact. The ability of Abaqus/Explicit to effectively handle severely nonlinear behavior such as contact makes it very attractive for the simulation of many quasi-static events as well, such as rolling of hot metal and slow crushing of energy absorbing devices. The objective of this course is to familiarize Abaqus users to the wide ranging capabilities of this product.
Topics that will be covered include:
The explicit dynamic method
Automatic mass scaling for quasi-static and impact problems
Using Abaqus/Explicit and Abaqus/Standard together to solve difficult problems
Who Should Attend
This course is ideal for new Abaqus/Explicit users and Abaqus/Standard users who want to learn Abaqus/Explicit.
The registration cost for this course is $580. We offer sizable discounts for group registrations from the same site†. The table below lists the discount pricing schedule. Registrations after September 5, 2012 may incur an additional processing fee of $50 per person. SIMULIA East reserves the right to decline registrations received after the deadline.
Attendee[s] per site
Cost per person
$480 per additional registration
$380 per additional registration
$280 per additional registration
†Above discounts apply to attendees registering together on one registration form and providing one form of payment.
Academic Discount A discounted registration fee of $200 is offered to all academic institutions on a space available basis. This discount cannot be combined with the multiple attendee discount. The registrations with the academic discount will not include workshop support.
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.