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This course is designed to make SOLIDWORKS users productive more quickly with the SOLIDWORKS Simulation Bundle. It offers comprehensive hands-on training on the applications of SOLIDWORKS Simulation. This course provides an in-depth coverage on the basics of Finite Element Analysis, covering the entire analysis process from meshing to evaluation of results for parts and assemblies.

The class discusses linear stress analysis, gap/contact analysis, and best practices. All SOLIDWORKS Simulation users wishing to create better designs in SOLIDWORKS by performing analysis and evaluating the behavior of their parts and assemblies under actual service conditions will benefit from taking this class.

Classroom Course 3 Days

Lesson Breakdown

Lesson 1 - The Analysis Process Lesson 2 - Mesh Controls, Stress Concentrations and Boundary Conditions Lesson 3 - Assembly Analysis with Contacts Lesson 4 - Symmetrical and Free Self-Equilibrated Assemblies Lesson 5 - Assembly Analysis with Connectors and Mesh Refinement Lesson 6 - Compatible / Incompatible Meshes Lesson 7 - Analysis of Thin Components Lesson 8 - Mixed Meshing Shells & Solids Lesson 9 - Beam Elements - Analysis of a Conveyor Frame Lesson 10 - Mixed Meshing Solids, Beams, & Shells Lesson 11 - Design Study Lesson 12 - Thermal Stress Analysis Lesson 13 - Adaptive Meshing Lesson 14 - Large Displacement Analysis Appendix A - Meshing, Solvers, and Tips & Tricks Appendix B - Customer Help and Assistance


General SOLIDWORKS KnowledgeBasic Mechanical Engineering Concepts


Get comprehensive hands-on training to increase your productivity in Simulation.

August 13 @ 8:30 am - August 15 @ 4:30 pm


Germantown, WI