2 Days

\$1150.00

## Recommended Experience Level

• SOLIDWORKS Simulation

## Description

The SOLIDWORKS Simulation – Nonlinear course will prepare you to tackle even the most difficult simulation analyses. The course provides an overview on a wide range of nonlinear structural/mechanical analysis topics. Users will learn how to deal with models that exhibit large displacements and/or yielding, discuss and practice the use of many material models available in SOLIDWORKS Simulation.

## Recommended For

• Engineers and Designers that need to analyze parts and assemblies with plastic deformations and large displacements
• Complex Material models including plastics, rubbers, and other non-linear materials

## Course Outline

Introduction

• More SOLIDWORKS Training Resources
• What is SolidWorks Simulation?

Introduction to Nonlinear Structural Analysis

• Introduction
• Types of Nonlinearities
• Solving Nonlinear Problems

Geometric Nonlinear Analysis

• Introduction
• Small Displacement Analysis
• Large displacements Analysis
• Finite Strain Analysis
• Large Deflection Analysis
• References

Material Models and Constitutive Relations

• Introduction
• Elastic Models
• Elasto-Plastic Models
• Super Elastic Nitinol Model
• Linear Visco-Elastic Model
• Creep Model
• References

Numerical Procedures for Nonlinear FEA

• Overview
• Incremental Control Techniques
• Iterative Methods
• Termination Criteria
• References

Contact Analysis

• Introduction
• Global Contact / Gap Conditions
• Local Contact / Gap Conditions
• Troubleshooting for Gap / Contact Problems
• References

Lesson 1: Large Displacement Analysis

• Objective
• Case Study: Hose Clamp
• Problem Statement
• Linear Static Analysis
• Nonlinear Static Study
• Linear Static Study (Large Displacement)
• Summary
• Questions

Lesson 2: Incremental Control Techniques

• Objective
• Incremental Control Techniques
• Case Study: Trampoline
• Project Description
• Linear Analysis
• Nonlinear Analysis – Force Control
• Nonlinear Analysis – Displacement Control
• Summary
• Questions

Lesson 3: Nonlinear Static Buckling Analysis

• Objective
• Case Study: Cylindrical Shell
• Problem Statement
• Linear Buckling
• Linear Static Study
• Nonlinear Symmetrical Buckling
• Nonlinear Asymmetrical Buckling
• Summary
• Questions

Lesson 4: Plastic Deformation

• Objective
• Plastic Deformation
• Case Study: Paper Clip
• Problem Statement
• Linear Elastic
• Nonlinear – von Mises
• Nonlinear – Tresca’s
• Stress Accuracy
• Summary
• Questions
• Elastic Material

Lesson 5: Hardening Rules

• Objective
• Hardening Rules
• Case Study: Crank Arm
• Problem Statement
• Isotropic Hardening
• Summary
• Questions

Lesson 6: Analysis of Elastomers

• Objective
• Case Study: Rubber Pipe
• Problem Statement
• 2 Constant Mooney-Rivlin (1 Material Curve)
• 2 Constant Mooney-Rivlin (2 Material Curve)
• 2 Constant Mooney-Rivlin (3 Material Curve)
• 6 Constant Mooney-Rivlin (3 Material Curve)
• Summary
• Questions

Lesson 7: Nonlinear Contact Analysis

• Objective
• Case Study: Rubber Tube
• Problem Statement
• Summary
• Questions

Lesson 8: Metal Forming

• Objective
• Bending
• Case Study: Sheet Bending
• Problem Statement
• Questions

Appendix A: True and Engineering Stress and Strain

• Engineering Stress and Strain
• True Stress and Strain
• References

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