Introduction to FEMFAT for Metal Fatigue Analysis Training
Classroom: 1 session, 7 hours each
Virtual: 2 sessions, 3 hours each
Class #: CAE750
Introduction to FEMFAT is a one day, introductory course that covers the basics for getting started with fatigue analysis using FEMFAT software. The course combines lecture and workshop to teach you how to set up and run a fatigue analyses. The course begins with a primer on fatigue theory, covering fundamentals like S/N Curve, Haigh Diagram, Rainflow Matrix and Critical Cutting Plane Method. Next, we walk through the GUI to demonstrate how to set up and run an analysis. Finally, the workshops allow you to practice, hands-on, what you have learned.
Topics: Concepts of fatigue analysis, Overview of FEMFAT modules (Basic, Plast, Max, etc.), Creating, parametrizing, and running FEMFAT jobs, Using the FEMFAT material generator, Running batch jobs, Reviewing and interpreting fatigue results, Fatigue strength influence factors, FEMFAT Basic module overview and specifics, Multiaxial fatigue analysis (Channelmax, Transmax)
Training slides as pdf and workshop example models
Students will know how to utilize FEMFAT to setup and calculate durability of finite element models. They will be familiar with the FEMFAT user interface, Visualizer, and influence factors which may affect the fatigue life.
- PREREQUISITES Students attending this course are expected to have the following:
- • Engineers who have never done a fatigue analysis
- • Or beginner through intermediate users of FEMFAT.
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