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Automating Analysis in fe-safe

Course Objective

In this course you will learn how to extend typical GUI analysis in fe-safe to include different methods of automated fatigue analysis

Topics covered in this course include

  • Methods of automation for fe-safe
    • Preparing a project directory to duplicate analysis
    • Initiating analysis from the command prompt
    • Automating analysis using a macro file
    • Initiating analysis using a batch file
  • Optional content
    • Process Integration and Design Exploration
    • Distributed Processing and Cluster Submission
  • Hands-on examples and exercises, including:
    • Packaging fe-safe jobs to duplicate
    • Using the macro from current session
    • Repeating analysis on the command line
    • Limit analysis to a single group in the group list using the command line
    • Change fatigue algorithm for a group in the group list using the command line
    • Repeating analysis in a macro file
    • Switch project directory in a macro
    • Import project settings using a macro
    • Simplifying pre-scanning tokens in a macro
    • Complete groups management in a macro
    • Limit analysis to a single group in the list using a macro
    • Change surface finish for a group in the list using a macro
    • Run fatigue analysis and change output file name using a macro
    • Set work directory from a batch file
    • Load FEA models using full read settings from a batch file
    • Change loading definition file from a batch file

Who Should Attend

Design engineers experienced using fe-safe and at least one FEA solver. The Introduction to fe-safe course is a required prerequisite for this course.

Course Overview 

The overview provides details of the topics covered in each lecture. Please note that the actual course agenda may vary depending on location.

Schedule and Registration

North America

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