SOLIDWORKS Simulation Training

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2 CATalyst Levels

Credits: 4
Classroom: 3 sessions, 7 hours each
Virtual: 8 sessions, 2.5 hours each

Class #: CAE205

The goal of this course is to teach you how to use the SOLIDWORKS Simulation software to help you analyze static structural behavior of your SOLIDWORKS part and assembly models. The focus of this course is on the fundamental skills and concepts central to the successful use of Simulation. You should view the training course manual as a supplement to, and not a replacement for, the system documentation and on-line help. Once a good foundation in basic skills has been developed, you can refer to the on-line help for information on less frequently used options.

Class Details

  • The Analysis Process

  • Mesh Controls
  • Stress Concentrations
  • Boundary Conditions
  • Assembly Analysis With Contacts
  • Symmetrical and Free Self Equilibrated Assemblies
  • Assembly Analysis With Connectors
  • Compatible/Incompatible Meshes
  • Assembly Analysis Mesh Refinement
  • Analysis of Thin Components
  • Mixed Meshing Shells & Solids
  • Mixed Meshing Solids, Beams, and Shells
  • Design Scenarios
  • Thermal Stress Analysis
  • Adaptive Meshing
  • Large Displacement Analysis

The SOLIDWORKS Simulation training guide will be supplied at the beginning of class and is yours to keep.

Students will have a strong understanding of how to utilize the tools in SOLIDWORKS Simulation to improve their designs.

  • Students attending this course are expected to have the following:
  • • Mechanical design experience.
  • • Completed CAD110 SOLIDWORKS Essentials.
  • • Experience with the Windows™ operating system.

9 Upcoming Classes:

DateTimeLocation 
October 19, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 20208:00am - 10:30am - CST Register
October 19, 20, 21, 20209:00am - 5:00pm - MST Register
October 26, 27, 28, 20209:00am - 5:00pm - CST Register
November 4, 5, 6, 20209:00am - 5:00pm - EST Register
November 30, December 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 20201:00pm - 3:30pm - CST Register
November 30, December 1, 2, 20208:30am - 4:30pm - EST Register
December 7, 8, 9, 20208:30 am - 4:30 pm - CST Hurry! Almost Full
December 14, 15, 16, 20209:00am - 5:00pm - CST Register
December 14, 15, 16, 20209:00am - 5:00pm - MST Register

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Training Testimonials

I learned more from this one week class than an entire semester at a university. The instructor was very knowledgeable of the subject matter. Definitely a good investment of money to take this course.

Joe Mace

It is difficult to stay engaged in a 5-day training, but [The Instructor] made it easy to stay involved. He is clearly very knowledgeable in the practical uses of SOLIDWORKS and appears to enjoy teaching. The pace of the class allowed enough time to let things sink in. ... Overall, a great course! I learned a great deal ... and hope to continue building my knowledge base in SOLIDWORKS.

Piper Howell

The class was great and I enjoyed my time in the lab.

Johnathon Butts