Overview of Training Courses

We have packed numerous important simulation options that are available at Simcenter into training courses. When it comes to the scope, we have mostly based ourselves on the respective license packages. Choosing the right training course is certainly not easy for you. So, just give us a call to discuss which training is right for you. The following is a structured list of the training courses we offer. If you select a link, the detailed description appears.

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1.3 Advanced nonlinear Methods with Simcenter Nastran Sol401/402

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3 Tage


In this advanced seminar, the possibilities offered by the Simcenter solutions Sol 401 Multi-Step Nonlinear and Sol 402 Multi-Step Nonlinear Kinematics are trained.

Theoretical approaches to solving complex non-linear tasks with the Simcenter Nastran solutions SOL 401 and SOL 402 are conveyed within the seminar and these are implemented using practical examples.
This includes detailed explanations of the contact algorithms, the time integration methods, the strategy parameters for generating a converging system and much more. The theoretical approaches will be deepened in the course of the training using selected practical examples.

In addition, there is the possibility of doing this course as a two-day transfer course if you already have experience with the Nastran solution 601.


- Basics of FEM analysis with NX or Simcenter
(Structural Simulation with Simcenter Nastran, Simcenter Pre/Post)


- How the solution algorithms of Sol 401 and 402 work
- Working with the load cases
- Nonlinear Statics
- Nonlinear Dynamics
- Nonlinear preload
- Nonlinear normal modes
- Nonlinear Cyclic Modes
- Importance and recommendations for
     - Convergence control
     - Strategy parameters
     - Time step control
     - Meshing
- Elements for nonlinear analysis
- time-dependent boundary conditions
- Material models for nonlinear analysis
- 3D and 2D contact models
- Post processing
- Tips & Techniques

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