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.

12 Upcoming Classes:

DateTimeLocation 
February 1, 2, 3, 20219:00am - 5:00pm - EST Register
February 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 20211:00pm - 3:30pm - CST Register
February 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20214:00pm - 6:30pm - CST Register
March 1, 2, 3, 20218:30am - 4:30pm - EST Register
March 1, 2, 3, 20218:30am - 4:30pm - EST Register
March 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 20211:00pm - 3:30pm - CST Register
March 8, 9, 10, 20218:30am - 4:30pm - EST Register
March 15, 16, 17, 20219:00am - 5:00pm - MST Register
March 15, 16, 17, 20218:30am - 4:30pm - EST Register
March 15, 16, 17, 20218:30am - 4:30pm - EST Register
March 22, 23, 24, 20219:00am - 5:00pm - CST Register
April 5, 6, 7, 20218:30am - 4:30pm - EST Register

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Training Testimonials

I was nervous coming into the class that I would not be advanced enough to learn but at the end of the week I am completely satisfied with how much I learned.

Edward Siedlecki

This course and the instructor were very helpful for building my basic understanding of SOLIDWORKS. Overall I enjoyed the experience and look forward to taking more courses with this facility.

Eric Kippes

Great class for novice users. Recommended to anyone who uses or wants to use SOLIDWORKS. The instructor was great, very friendly and approachable.

Nantha Krishna Sampamurthy