Finite Element Analysis using ANSYS Workbench

Course Curriculum ( Hrs.)
Introduction to FEA and ANSYS Workbench
a. Introduction to the Finite Element Method
b. What is the Finite Element Method?
c. History
d. General Steps of the Finite Element Method
e. Explanation of 1D, 2D and 3D Elements with examples of ANSYS Elements
f. Need of FEM
g. Enlisting different FEM methods and detailed explanation of any one
h. Types of analysis that can be done using ANSYS
i. Advantages of the Finite Element Method
j. Limitations of FEA
k. ANSYS Workbench Overview
l. Mechanical Overview
m. Starting Mechanical
n. The Workbench Environment
o. The Toolbox
p. The Project Schematic
q. Workbench File Management
r. Working with Units

a. Introduction to DesignModeler
b. Planes and Sketches
c. Modeling
d. Geometry Simplification and Repair
e. CAD Connections
f. Parameterization
g. Beams and Shells
h. Lines and Surfaces

Mechanical Basics
a. Basic Analysis Procedure
b. The Mechanical Interface
c. Menus
d. Toolbars
e. Graphics Control and Selection
f. Outline Tree and Details
g. Graphics Window
h. The Mechanical Application Wizard
i. Scoping Loads and Supports
j. The Engineering Data Application
k. Workshop

General Preprocessing
a. Geometry Branch
b. Contact
c. Meshing
d. Named Selections
e. Coordinate Systems

Contact e. Solution Options g. Loads g. Case Studies: Any two Thermal Analysis a. Workshops l. Vibration with Prestress g. Results and Postprocessing k. Vibration Conditions f. Material Properties d. Material Properties d. Case Studies: Any two Modal or Vibration Analysis a. Local Meshing Controls Static Structural Analysis a. Workshops i. Geometry c. Results and Postprocessing h. Workshops i. Solution Setup e. Geometry c. Case Studies: Any two Linear Buckling Analysis a. Thermal Boundary Conditions f. Geometry c. Basics of Free Vibration b. Solving Models j. Results and Postprocessing h. Geometry c. Vibration Conditions f. Case Studies: Any two Harmonic Analysis a. Analysis Settings f. Contact d. Basics of Static Structural Analysis b. Case Studies: Any two . Basics of Buckling b. Global Meshing Controls b. Basics Steady State Heat Transfer b. Solution Options g. Material Properties d. Supports h. Solution Options g. Contact e. Modal Results f. Contact e. Workshops i. Results and Postprocessing h. Thermal Contact e. Nodal Loads and Supports i. Material Properties d. Basics of Harmonic b. Geometry c.Meshing a. Workshops h.

Geometry c. Vibration Conditions f. Results and Postprocessing h. Defining Parameters in Workbench .Rigid/Flexible Dynamic Analysis a. CAD Import b. Case Studies: Any two CAD & Parameters a. Basics of Dynamics b. Workshops i. Solution Options g. Contact e. Material Properties d.

Using the Parameter Workspace d.c. Workshops . Updating CAD Parameters e.