Duration: 2 Days
This industry focused introduction to the CATIA V5 FEA toolset takes users from first principles through a range of real-world examples. The course starts with single part analysis via the GPS workbench then continues onto assembly analysis (GAS workbench), introducing the required functions and essential methods that are key to building representative models and avoiding common mistakes. Depending on customer requirements, the functions of the Elfini (EST) license can also be covered. The course includes a mixture of presentation and tutorial, enabling students to gain hands-on experience.
The course includes the following topics:
- Introduction to GPS
- ‘The Finite Element Method’
- The GPS Product Structure
- GPS Basics
- Applying Restraints
- Using Virtual Parts
- Applying Loads
- Creating & Applying Materials
- 1D, 2D & 3D Meshing
- Element Quality
- Assembly FEA (GAS)
- Creating Assembly Connections
- Detecting & Defining Contact
- Defining Bolt tightening
- Performing a Frequency Analysis
- Results Post Processing
Who Should Attend?
This course is ideal for engineers who want to analyse the structural behaviour of the parts and products they create.
Intrinsys have 2 training facilities available (located in Milton Keynes and Castle Donington) or alternatively, courses can be delivered on the customer’s site.
Intrinsys are a fully accredited Dassault Systèmes Education Partner and are fully industry and CPD (Continuing Professional Development) approved.
The course overview provides details of the topics covered in each lecture. Please note that the actual course agenda may vary depending on location.
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