FEA Webinars

These one-hour events are hosted by our experienced engineers and cover a variety of ANSYS software topics.

FEA Tips and Tricks

SimuTech Group's Tips & Tricks articles and videos provide very specific information on how to deal with advanced-level topics and techniques not typically covered by ANSYS training courses. This course offers in-depth information about ANSYS FEA packages.

FEA Quick Start ( Mechanical)

Available Releases: 17.0
SimuTech Group offers a Cloud-based training program called ANSYS FEA Quick Start, that is designed to introduce engineers to working with ANSYS Mechanical to solve structural analyses. Each session for FEA training consists of approximately 3 hours of self-paced video lectures plus one hour for workshops.

Intro to Explicit Dynamics

Available Releases: 17.0
Develop the basic skills necessary to implement complete Explicit Dynamics solution procedures in ANSYS Mechanical. Efficiently simulate the dynamic response of highly transient, highly nonlinear physical phenomena like drop testing, metal forming, and ballistic impact. Utilize the extensive library of nonlinear material models and body-to-body contact to produce faithful representations of real-world physical systems. The virtual classroom version of this course offers two learning tracks: one for those users who already have experience with the ANSYS Mechanical interface, and another for those who do not.

Comprehensive Intro to

Available Releases: 14.0
The overall goal is to produce rational and intelligent usage by discussing the philosophies of ANSYS Mechanical APDL (Classic ANSYS) & Mechanical (Workbench), and then attempt to logically and systematically bridge the two. Basic FE concepts will also be discussed (element shape functions & integration schemes (assumed response), averaging, stress convergence, etc.). The course material has been specifically written to be a thorough and invaluable material reference. The course will include similar tutorials in ANSYS Mechanical and ANSYS Mechanical APDL in order to compare methodologies between the two interfaces. This will allow users to better understand and choose the best method for future projects. Interfacing between the two methods and extended functionality of ANSYS Mechanical through knowledge of A NSYS Mechanical APDL will also be covered.

Mechanical Basic Structural Nonlinearities

Available Releases: 18.0, 17.0, 16.0, 15.0, 14.5
Structural nonlinear simulations refers to that category of analysis in which the relationship between excitation force and displacement is nonlinear. Structural nonlinearities can be broadly categorized into three types: Nonlinear contact, nonlinear materials, and nonlinear geometry (large deflection). This training course teaches students how to effectively use ANSYS Mechanical to simulate static structural nonlinear behavior.

Intro to Composite PrepPost

Available Releases: 19.0, 18.0, 17.0, 16.0, 15.0, 14.5, 14.0, 12.1
The ANSYS Composite PrepPost training is geared towards engineers who are designing and analyzing layered composites. The attendees will be trained in the correct and efficient use of this technology for the purpose of overcoming some of the inherent challenges in composite modelling. Such as capturing fiber orientation, model inspection, failure analysis and parameterization. This training will teach attendees how to make high fidelity models, gain time savings at the post-processing stage, and integrate global - local models for detailed design and more.

Intro to Mechanical

Available Releases: 19.0, 18.0, 17.0, 16.0, 15.0, 14.5, 14.0, 13.0
Acquire the basic skills necessary to make effective use of the world's most intuitive and powerful interface for performing finite element analysis. Learn and apply complete solution procedures for structural, modal, and thermal analysis. Explore the product performance envelope by quickly defining and solving multiple design scenarios.

Intro to Mechanical Acoustics

Available Releases: 19.0, 18.2
This course will enable you to perform Acoustics analysis within ANSYS Mechanical. The course introduces Acoustics terminology and governing equations, as well as instructions on performing Modal and Harmonic Analyses.

Intro to Mechanical APDL

Available Releases: 16.0, 15.0, 13.0
This course is recommended for anyone who wishes to perform Finite Element Analysis (FEA) of mechanical parts and has little or no ANSYS Mechanical APDL (MAPDL) software experience. The ANSYS Mechanical APDL workflow, graphical user interface, along with the APDL command syntax, will be introduced to users. The focus will be on linear static structural analyses, although the concepts presented will provide a strong foundation to allow the user to solve other physics, such as thermal analyses, or more complicated analysis procedures with ANSYS Mechanical APDL. After completing the course, attendees should be able to use the ANSYS Mechanical APDL software efficiently to set up, solve, and postprocess linear static analyses. Please note that for those wishing to learn the Workbench version of ANSYS Mechanical should attend the "Introduction to ANSYS Mechanical" training course instead.

Intro to Mechanical Offshore

Available Releases: 15.0, 14.5
This course centers on practical workshops combined with tutorial sessions in order to give practical advice and useful experience in order to create analysis efficiently and effectively, understanding the process for offshore design using ANSYS Mechanical.

Intro to Mechanical Rotordynamics

Available Releases: 19.0, 16.0, 14.5
This course centers on practical workshops combined with tutorial sessions in order to give practical advice and useful experience to the attendee in order for them to create their own analysis efficiently and effectively using ANSYS Mechanical.

Mechanical Topology Optimization

Available Releases: 19.1
This course is designed to provide the knowledge about the optimization workflow in ANSYS Workbench. The complete end-to-end procedure is shown from the original CAD to the final calculation on the optimized shape. The course includes information about the optimization methods and the general theory. It shows the basic as well as the advanced definitions of optimization for static applications. The optimization in dynamics is also covered in this course. A part of this course focuses on the geometry tools used in SpaceClaim to prepare and repair the STL files. The materials include an application example that can be treated as a workshop/discussion time to review the general workflow for optimization.

Aero-Mechanics of Turbomachinery Blades (FEA)

Available Releases: 18.2
In this course, students will learn about Fluid Structure Interaction and how to efficiently solve problems of Forced Response of Cyclic and mistuned Cyclic Structures and Mistuned Forced Response.

Mechanical Advanced Connections

Available Releases: 18.0, 17.0, 16.0, 15.0, 14.5
This course covers the use ANSYS Mechanical to perform analyses that require advanced connections features. Learn what advanced connections features are available in ANSYS Mechanical. Acquire a general understanding of typical and appropriate applications for the advanced connections features. Develop detailed experience in the setup, solution, and post-processing of analyses using advanced connections features.

Mechanical Advanced Material

Available Releases: 17.0
This is an advanced course for users of ANSYS Mechanical. It covers a range of techniques for advanced material modeling, including for Cast Iron, MicroPlane (concrete), Shape-Memory Alloys and Anisotropic Plasticity.

Mechanical Experimental Elastomers

Available Releases: 16.0, 15.0
This training course covers material testing, material modeling and ANSYS Mechanical analysis of elastomers. It is intended for users already familiar with the procedures for performing a nonlinear analysis in the Mechanical environment.

Mechanical Fatigue Module

Available Releases: 16.0
The use of the Fatigue Module add-on will be covered in this course.

Mechanical Heat Transfer

Available Releases: 19.0, 18.0, 17.0, 15.0, 13.0
Develop the skills necessary to analyze the thermal response of structures and mechanical components to various heat loads. Learn and apply complete solution procedures for steady-state, transient, linear, and nonlinear thermal analyses. Explore advanced solution procedures that include APDL commands objects and coupled thermal-structural analysis. After completing the course, students should be able to analyze, in ANSYS Mechanical, the thermal responses of structures involving conduction, convection, and radiation heat transfer.

Mechanical Linear and Nonlinear Dynamics

Available Releases: 18.0, 17.0, 16.0, 15.0, 14.5, 13.0
Acquire the advanced skills necessary to perform a wide range of dynamic finite element structural analyses in ANSYS Mechanical. Learn and apply complete solution procedures for modal, modal cyclic symmetry, linear perturbation, harmonic, response spectrum, random vibration, and transient analysis. Explore several alternative solution techniques and the inclusion of all available nonlinearities.

Mechanical Material Nonlinearities

Available Releases: 16.0, 15.0, 14.5, 13.0
This course covers advanced nonlinear material options including advanced metal plasticity, viscoplasticity, viscoelasticity, creep and hyperelasticity. Completion of the ANSYS Mechanical Basic Structural Nonlinearities course is required.

Mechanical Rigid Body Dynamics

Available Releases: 18.0, 16.2, 13.0
Utilize the power of the rigid dynamics explicit solver for efficient and robust evaluation of mechanical systems containing complex assemblies of interconnected rigid parts undergoing large overall motion. Apply procedures for analysis of machine and mechanism systems such as vehicle suspensions, landing gear assemblies, robotic manipulators, gear trains, amusement rides, engine components, and an innumerable variety of industrial conveyors, drives, indexers, linkages, and the like. Learn the comparative strengths of the explicit and implicit solvers, and how to use both approaches in a connected workflow for a best-of-both-worlds capability.

Mechanical Using Command Objects

Available Releases: 12.0
This training class provides an overview of using Command Objects in ANSYS Mechanical to access advanced solver functionality. Learn how to use the Mechanical APDL interface to verify and post-process models, gain an understanding of APDL command syntax, as well as APDL parameters, and explore different ways in which “Commands” objects can be used to access advanced pre- and post-processing functionality.

Mechanical Workbench Additive

Available Releases: 19.1
This course covers the ANSYS’ additive simulation capabilities inside Mechanical Workbench. The simulation process includes topology optimization, manipulation and cleanup of STL files, and simulation of the printing process itself — all connected in a seamless workflow inside the ANSYS Workbench environment.

FEA Best Practices

Available Releases: 19.0
This course is designed to bridge the gap between procedurally oriented training seminars and mathematically oriented finite element method classes.

Testing and Analysis of Structural Plastics for Mechanical

Available Releases: 18.0, 16.0, 15.0
This course covers material testing, material modeling and finite element analysis of structural plastics such as Polyethylene (PE), Polypropylene (PP), Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) etc. You will learn about structural plastics general material behavior, applicable material models, and determining input for material models.

Intro to LS-DYNA

Available Releases: 18.2, 16.2, 15.0, 14.5
ANSYS LS-DYNA is required for the analysis of problems involving contact, large deformation, nonlinear materials, transient response, and/or problems requiring explicit solutions. This course is designed for new users who want to become proficient with ANSYS LS-DYNA in ANSYS Workbench. You will focus on learning core-modeling skills in this comprehensive, hands-on course.

Intro to nCode DesignLife

Available Releases: 17.0, 14.5, 13.0
This is an introductory course to the Standard ANSYS nCode DesignLife fatigue tool. It is aimed at providing students with the skills to carry out a fatigue analysis of components and structures in order to be able to make a durability assessment. You will learn how to use the results of a finite element analysis to define a damaging stress/strain history, how to assign fatigue properties to different areas of the model and how to use stress and strain approaches to make an estimate of fatigue life.

Intro to Autodyn

Available Releases: 16.0, 15.0, 14.5
Develop the basic skills necessary to implement complete solution procedures in ANSYS Autodyn. Efficiently simulate the dynamic response of highly transient, highly nonlinear physical phenomena that include fluid-structure interactions and the extreme deformations of solids like blast, blast structure interaction and structural breakup. Utilize the extensive library of nonlinear material models and energetic materials to produce faithful representations of real-world physical systems.

Intro to Explicit STR

Available Releases: 16.0, 15.0, 14.5
ANSYS Explicit STR/Autodyn extends the range of problems that can be simulated by ANSYS Mechanical to simulate short-duration severe loading and complex contact. This course is designed for new users who want to become proficient with ANSYS Explicit STR in ANSYS Workbench. You will focus on learning core-modeling skills in this comprehensive, hands-on course. After completing the course you will be well prepared to work effectively on a wide range of transient dynamics applications from low velocity drop tests through to high velocity ballistic impacts.

CFD Webinars

These one-hour events are hosted by our experienced engineers and cover a variety of ANSYS software topics.

CFD Tips and Tricks

SimuTech Group's Tips & Tricks articles and videos provide very specific information on how to deal with advanced-level topics and techniques not typically covered by ANSYS training courses. This course offers in-depth information about ANSYS CFD packages.

CFD Quick Start ( Fluent, CFX)

Available Releases: 17.0, 16.2
SimuTech Group offers a Cloud-based training program called ANSYS CFD Quick Start, that is designed to introduce engineers to working with ANSYS CFX or Fluent to solve fluid dynamics analyses. Each session for CFD training consists of approximately 1.5 hours of lecture plus 1.5 hours for workshops and self-paced series of video recordings that cover the lectures and hands-on workshops portions.

Intro to FENSAP-ICE

Available Releases: 2015
ANSYS FENSAP-ICE solver contains the broad physical modeling capabilities needed to model airflow, droplet impingement, ice accretion and conjugate heat transfer for aerospace applications. This course offers an introduction to the ANSYS FENSAP-ICE software and the basic theory behind it. You will learn how to set up, solve and post-process your results using ANSYS FENSAP-ICE.

Intro to Fluent

Available Releases: 19.2, 19.0, 18.0, 17.0, 16.0, 15.0, 14.5, 14.0, 13.0
ANSYS Fluent contains the broad physical modeling capabilities needed to model flow, turbulence, heat transfer, and reactions for industrial applications. This course offers an introduction to ANSYS Fluent software and the basic theory behind it. You will learn how to setup, solve and post-process your results using ANSYS Fluent.

Fluent Adjoint Solver

Available Releases: 19.0
An adjoint solver provides specific information about a fluid system that is very difficult to gather otherwise. This course covers the adjoint solver in ANSYS Fluent.

Fluent Advanced Spray

Available Releases: 15.0
This course covers the theory of spray and DPM modeling in ANSYS Fluent.

Fluent Aeroacoustics

Available Releases: 18.0, 14.5
This course will cover acoustics basics, acoustics simulation approaches, direct computational aeroacoustics (caa), ffowcs williams-hawkings model, broadband noise models, FFT signal postprocessing, and coupling with acoustics codes.

Fluent Combustion

Available Releases: 19.0, 18.0, 17.0, 15.0, 14.5
This course is designed for existing users of ANSYS Fluent. You will learn and achieve an understanding of the basic theory of the models for reacting flow applications, advantages and disadvantages of each model. The knowledge gained will enable you to select the most appropriate modelling approaches for your target applications and simulation objectives. The advanced combustion modelling course has several tutorials that the students can work through in their own time after the lectures.

Fluent Dynamic Meshing

Available Releases: 18.1, 16.0, 14.5
This course is designed for existing users of ANSYS Fluent. Fluent Dynamic Mesh Module (this powerful tool is embedded into Fluent). It is a tool that allows the motion of parts (or subparts) relative to static ones, which therefore makes the fluid volume changing in time frame. This module can therefore be applied on a wide variety of applications, from automotive and aerospace to chemical and environment industries. Throughout this course, you will get further into the use of this module, starting with the different motions, the mesh mechanism, the use of subroutines, without forgetting the workflow to set up case easily and quickly.

Fluent Fluid-Structure Interaction

Available Releases: 19.0, 17.0, 16.0, 15.0, 14.5
The ANSYS Fluent FSI course is an advanced course covering modeling approaches for fluid-structure interaction applications using ANSYS Fluent and ANSYS Mechanical. The course will cover setup, solution and convergence of one-way and two-way FSI simulations. Students must have experience running ANSYS Fluent and some prior experience using ANSYS Mechanical for the training to be effective.

Fluent Heat Transfer

Available Releases: 18.2, 16.0, 15.0, 14.5
This course is designed for existing users of ANSYS Fluent. You will learn and achieve an understanding of the basic theory of the models and computational methods for heat transfer applications. The knowledge gained will enable you to select the most appropriate modelling approaches for your target applications and simulation objectives. The advanced heat transfer modeling course has several tutorials some will be treated during the course and some others can be worked through after the lectures.

Fluent Rotating Machinery

Available Releases: 14.5, 14.0, 13.0
In this course, students will learn the major classes of rotating machinery problems, steady state and transient simulation methods and the details of conducting accurate simulations of rotating machinery systems using ANSYS Fluent. Students must have experience running ANSYS Fluent for the training to be effective.

Fluent Multiphase Flow

Available Releases: 19.0, 18.1, 16.0, 15.0, 14.5, 14.0, 13.0
Multiphase flows are often playing a key role in industrial processes. Understanding of multiphase related phenomena is important to optimize process or products. Multiphase models in ANSYS Fluent are able to capture a large range of multiphase aspects in CFD simulation helping to understand your multiphase application. This course combines theory of multiphase flows with practical work using workshops. After the course, the attendees are able to identify the right multiphase model for their application.

Fluent Turbulence

Available Releases: 15.0, 14.5, 14.0, 13.0
Turbulence often plays a key role in industrial processes. The understanding of turbulence and its related phenomena is important to optimize process or products. ANSYS Fluent is a technology leader in the area of turbulence modeling, offering a comprehensive suite of the most advanced turbulence model formulations, covering a broad range of flow regimes including even the most complex flows. This advanced training course on Modeling Turbulent Flows with ANSYS Fluent is designed for existing users of ANSYS Fluent and will cover the various turbulence models and near wall modeling treatments in ANSYS Fluent.

Fluent User-Defined Functions (UDFs)

Available Releases: 19.0, 18.2, 16.0, 15.0, 14.5, 14.0, 13.0
The ANSYS Fluent UDF training will provide you with the skills to make use of the most powerful interface available in ANSYS Fluent. In this course, you will learn the basic structure of user-defined functions (UDF). You will get an overview about the documented macros to access solver variables and to hook your UDF to most models that are available in ANSYS Fluent to describe better boundary conditions, enhance the existing models to better suit your needs or even create your own models that are not available for your competitors.

Intro to CFX

Available Releases: 19.0, 18.0, 17.0, 16.0, 15.0, 14.5
The primary goal of this course is to cover the basics of working in the ANSYS CFX software environment. All course material is designed to make users of ANSYS CFX comfortable for calculating broad range of real-world CFD problems from start to finish. Users will have hands-on time to work through the entire simulation process, and learn about the range of physical models available along with the strengths and weaknesses of each option.

Intro to TurboSystem

Available Releases: 18.2
This is a rotating machinery course with focus on preprocessing, including streamlined, end-to-end ANSYS Workbench integrated workflows for rotating machinery design including: VISTA initial sizing tools, VISTA ThroughFlow, ANSYS BladeModeler, ANSYS Turbogrid, ANSYS CFX-Pre Turbo mode, ANSYS WorkBench Turbomachinery Fluid Analysis system and ANSYS CFD-Post Turbomachinery post-processing mode.

Aero-Mechanics of Turbomachinery Blades (CFD)

Available Releases: 18.0
In this course, students will learn the 10x faster Transient Blade Row (TBR) methods for general transient and Blade Flutter Turbomachinery analysis and the new 10x faster Harmonic Analysis hybrid frequency/time solution method. Students must have experience of ANSYS CFX for rotating machinery for the training to be effective.

CFD Rotating Machinery

Available Releases: 18.0, 16.2
The ANSYS CFD (Fluent and CFX) rotating machinery course teaches students the major classes of rotating machinery problems, steady state and transient simulation methods and the details of conducting accurate simulations of rotating machinery systems using ANSYS CFX and ANSYS Fluent.

CFX Combustion and Radiation

Available Releases: 19.0, 16.0, 15.0, 14.5, 12.0
This course is designed for existing users of ANSYS CFX. You will learn and achieve an understanding of the basic theory of the models for reacting flow applications, advantages and disadvantages of each model. The knowledge gained will enable you to select the most appropriate modeling approaches for your target applications and simulation objectives. The advanced combustion modelling course has several tutorials that the students can work through in their own time after the lectures.

CFX Customization

Available Releases: 19.0, 15.0
This course covers a range of skills and techniques for customizing CFX. Topics covered include the use of CFX Expression Language (CEL), and CFX Command Language (CCL). CCL can itself be controlled with embedded Perl, and user-generated models can be applied using User Fortran. The ways in which the software process can then be controlled using junction boxes and command files will be presented. Parallel computing (or HPC) places some important considerations on customization, and these factors will also be addressed during the course.

CFX Fluid-Structure Interaction

Available Releases: 19.0, 14.5
The ANSYS CFX FSI course is an advanced course covering modeling approaches for fluid-structure interaction applications using ANSYS CFX and ANSYS Mechanical. The course will cover mesh deformation in CFX, setup, solution and convergence of two-way FSI simulations and static (1-way) data transfers. Alternative topics that can be covered include rigid body motion simulations and use of the immersed solid method in ANSYS CFX. Students must have experience running ANSYS CFX and some prior experience using ANSYS Mechanical for the training to be effective.

CFX Multiphase

Available Releases: 18.0, 16.0, 14.5, 12.0
Multiphase flows are often playing a key role in industrial processes. Understanding of multiphase related phenomena is important to optimize process or products. Multiphase models in ANSYS CFX are able to capture a large range of multiphase aspects in CFD simulation helping to understand your multiphase application. This course combines theory of multiphase flows with practical work using tutorials, which can be found at Customer Portal. After the course, the attendees are able to identify the right multiphase model for their application.

CFX Turbulence

Available Releases: 14.5
This advanced training course on Modeling Turbulent Flows with ANSYS CFX is designed for existing users of ANSYS CFX and will cover the various turbulence models and near wall modeling treatments in ANSYS CFX.

Intro to Polyflow

Available Releases: 18.0, 16.0, 15.0, 14.5, 14.0
The primary goal of this course is to cover the basics of using the ANSYS Polyflow user environment. Students will learn the details of how to use the modeling capabilities and move through the simulation process by completing hands-on exercises. The exercises focus on common polymer, rubber and glass processing applications such as extrusion, co-extrusion and inverse extrusion.

Intro to AQWA

Available Releases: 18.0, 17.0, 16.0, 14.5, 14.0, 13.0
The course will cover the general use of features within the Aqwa software, through both the Workbench interface and direct use of the solver. A mixture of lectures and workshops will provide instruction on model set-up, diffraction analysis, static and dynamic motions analyses for a series of typical marine and offshore configurations.

Electronics Webinars

These one-hour events are hosted by our experienced engineers and cover a variety of ANSYS software topics.

Low Frequency Tips and Tricks

SimuTech Group's Tips & Tricks articles and videos provide very specific information on how to deal with advanced-level topics and techniques not typically covered by ANSYS training courses. This course offers in-depth information about ANSYS LF packages such as ANSYS Maxwell.

High Frequency Tips and Tricks

SimuTech Group's Tips & Tricks articles and videos provide very specific information on how to deal with advanced-level topics and techniques not typically covered by ANSYS training courses. This course offers in-depth information about ANSYS HF packages such as ANSYS HFSS.

Icepak Quick Start

Available Releases: 18.0
SimuTech Group offers a Cloud-based training program called ANSYS Icepak Quick Start, that is designed to introduce engineers to working with ANSYS Icepak to solve fluid dynamics analyses for electronics applications. Each session for training consists of approximately 1.5 hours of lecture plus 1.5 hours for workshops and self-paced series of video recordings that cover the lectures and hands-on workshops portions.

Low Frequency EM Quick Start ( Maxwell)

Available Releases: 17.0
SimuTech Group offers a Cloud-based training program called ANSYS Low Frequency EM Quick Start, that is designed to introduce engineers to working with ANSYS Maxwell to solve EM analyses. Each session for ANSYS Maxwell training consists of approximately 1.5 hours of self-paced video lectures plus 1.5 hours for workshops.

High Frequency EM Quick Start ( HFSS)

Available Releases: 17.0
SimuTech Group offers a Cloud-based training program called ANSYS High Frequency EM Quick Start, that is designed to introduce engineers to working with ANSYS HFSS to solve EM analyses. Each session for ANSYS HFSS training consists of approximately 1.5 hours of self-paced video lectures plus 1.5 hours for workshops.

SIwave Quick Start

Available Releases: 18.1
SimuTech Group offers a Cloud-based training program called ANSYS SIwave Quick Start, that is designed to introduce engineers to working with ANSYS SIwave to simulate complete board/package designs with full-wave accuracy. Each session for SIwave training consists of approximately 3 hours of self-paced video lectures plus one hour for workshops.

Intro to Q3D Extractor

Available Releases: 2014
ANSYS Q3D Extractor efficiently performs the 3-D and 2-D quasi-static electromagnetic field simulations required for the extraction of RLCG parameters from an interconnect structure. It then automatically generates an equivalent SPICE subcircuit model. These highly accurate models can be used to perform signal integrity analysis to study electromagnetic phenomena, such as crosstalk, ground bounce, interconnect delays and ringing, to understand the performance of interconnects, IC packages, connectors, PCB’s, bus bars and cables.

Intro to Icepak

Available Releases: 19.1, 18.0, 17.0, 16.0, 15.0, 14.5, 14.0, 13.0
ANSYS Icepak provides flow and thermal management solutions for many types of electronic design applications. The primary goal of this course is to cover the basics of working in the ANSYS Icepak user environment. Students will be introduced to the world of electronics thermal modelling through a combination of lectures and workshops.

Intro to Maxwell

Available Releases: 18.0, 17.0, 16.0, 2014
ANSYS Maxwell provides solutions for many types of analyses including DC conduction, frequency domain, time domain, electrostaticand optimization studies. ANSYS Maxwell is an intuitive mechanical analysis tool that allows creating or importing the geometry from a number of different CAD systems. It can be used to verify product performance and integrity from the concept phase through the various product design and development phases. The use of ANSYS Maxwell accelerates product development by providing rapid feedback on multiple design scenarios, which reduces the need for multiple prototypes and product testing iterations.

Electronic Transformer Simulation

Available Releases: 18.0
The ANSYS Electronic Transformer Simulation course is an application oriented training, describing how to use the different tools ANSYS offers to perform analysis and simulation of electronics transformers. In particular the training shows the capabilities of ANSYS PExprt and ANSYS Maxwell to easily realize transformers electromagnetic simulations, starting from geometry creation and arriving to more advanced analysis. On an upper level of complexity, electromagnetic system study is described integrating the models into ANSYS Simplorer. Finally, in the workshops it is possible to go through a complete design analysis, performing coupling with ANSYS Mechanical for static thermal analysis and with ANSYS Icepak for more complex fluid dynamic studies aimed to simulate electromagnetic devices cooling performances.

Intro to PExprt

Available Releases: 18.0, 2014
This training course will give you an insight into ANSYS PExprt simulation capabilities for the robust design of electronic transformers and inductors. PExprt is an additional electromagnetic useful tool, purposely dedicated to design power electronic transformers and inductors and then export the obtained design either to ANSYS Maxwell for a more detailed FEM component analysis or to ANSYS Simplorer for a system analysis. This online course provides a clear explanation on how to use PExprt for solving different problems with the help of several workshops.

Maxwell Advanced Motor

Available Releases: 18.0
The Advanced Motor Training course has the goal to provide users a better understanding of ANSYS Maxwell capabilities in simulating rotating electrical machines and of the suggested workflows to get the best simulation performances and results.

DesignerRF

Available Releases: 16.0
ANSYS DesignerR is the ideal product suite for the design of RFIC's, MMIC's, wireless transmission, System-on-Chip (SoC) and other RF and microwave devices. Using ANSYS DesignerRF engineers can integrate rigorous electromagnetic analysis with system and circuit simulation in a comprehensive, easy to use design platform.

HFSS SBR+ Antenna Placement

Available Releases: 18.0
This course discusses the ANSYS HFSS SBR+, ANSYS Savant, and other tools for antenna placement and offers several examples.

Intro to HFSS

Available Releases: 19.0, 18.0, 17.0, 15.0, 2015, 2014
This course is intended for people who have had little or no experience with ANSYS HFSS. The ANSYS HFSS course will teach the students how to design and analyze high-frequency electronic components such as antennas, RF/microwave components, and biomedical devices. The course will teach students how to effectively use ANSYS HFSS to setup, solve and post-process the results from high frequency electromagnetic simulations.

HFSS 3D Layout

Available Releases: 19.0
This one day training course will demonstrate the fully automated 3D electrical layout interface enabled in ANSYS HFSS. As a complement to the traditional arbitrary 3D CAD-based modeling interface, the HFSS 3D Layout interface is a significant productivity enhancement for IC Package and PCB designers. HFSS 3D Layout allows engineers to easily create fully parametric models and perform design studies of printed circuit boards (PCB), electronic Packages and custom integrated circuits. During this training course both Package and PCB examples will be used to highlight the functionality and automation provided by HFSS and how to improve performance and productivity. In addition, the built-in parametric interface enables design engineers to explore design alternatives and evaluate design trade-offs prior to fabrication. Complementing the engineering efficiency, a set of advanced technologies will be presented that enable faster HFSS simulations through the application of High-performance computing (HPC).

HFSS for Antenna Design

Available Releases: 18.2, 17.0, 2015, 2014
This advanced course beyond the introductory HFSS material to provide a comprehensive understanding of how HFSS is used to design antennas. It relies on interactive, self-paced workshops that allow students to explore the capabilities of HFSS and develop an understanding of how and when to take advantage of those capabilities. The interactive workshops include hands-on exercises that teach students how to properly setup models analyze the results of those models and optimize an antenna's performance. Students will learn to incorporate circuit analysis into their antenna simulations so they can apply circuit based tuning techniques to make their analyses more efficient. They will also learn how to take advantage of hybrid solution techniques to solve large, complicated analyses such as antenna platform integration, co-site analysis or large reflector dishes to improve simulation time and efficiency. Finally, the course explores the analysis of phased array antenna's from both an infinite and finite array perspective. Students who take this advanced course should expect to have the practical knowledge needed to develop antenna designs using HFSS.

HFSS SBR+ RCS

Available Releases: 19.1
This course covers the Radar Cross Section modeling with SBR+ (shooting bouncing rays) in HFSS.

Intro to Simplorer

Available Releases: 18.0, 17.0, 2015, 2014
The basic class training will teach students how to use ANSYS Simplorer for the design, modeling, analysis and optimization of high-performance systems including electrical and multi-purpose applications, and can easily be extended to thermal, electromechanical, electromagnetic, and hydraulic designs which are commonly found in the automotive, aerospace/defense, and industrial automation industries.

Intro to SIwave

Available Releases: 18.0, 17.0, 14.5, 2015, 2014
ANSYS SIwave is an electromagnetic-based software solution for power-ground plane and signal integrity analysis. It employs a powerful full-wave analysis engine to generate both frequency-domain and time-domain results. Using the highly optimized internal field solver, SIwave simulates complete board/package designs with full-wave accuracy. Simulation results can be reported graphically using advanced 2D and 3D plotting methods.

MultiPhysics Webinars

These one-hour events are hosted by our experienced engineers and cover a variety of ANSYS software topics.

Intro to AIM

Available Releases: 17.0, 16.0
ANSYS AIM makes upfront simulation easy by combining intuitive, guided workflows, accurate simulation results and optimization in a complete simulation tool. Integrated geometry modeling based on ANSYS SpaceClaim technology helps you create new 3-D concept models, or edit/repair existing geometry. Whether a simulation includes electromagnetics, thermal, structures, or fluids or combinations thereof, all aspects of simulation workflow are included in the single-window design, which enables you to predict complete product performance with results you can trust. AIM’s powerful parametric and optimization capabilities can automatically explore the design space thoroughly and find the best design faster.

PrepPost Webinars

These one-hour events are hosted by our experienced engineers and cover a variety of ANSYS software topics.

PrepPost Tips and Tricks

SimuTech Group's Tips & Tricks articles and videos provide very specific information on how to deal with advanced-level topics and techniques not typically covered by ANSYS training courses. This course offers in-depth information about ANSYS PrepPost packages such as ANSYS SpaceClaim, ANSYS DesignModeler, and ANSYS DesignXplorer.

Intro to DesignXplorer

Available Releases: 18.0, 17.0, 16.0, 15.0, 14.5, 14.0
ANSYS DesignXplorer is a design optimization application that operates under the ANSYS Workbench environment and incorporates both traditional and nontraditional optimization through a goal-driven approach. ANSYS DesignXplorer software provides instantaneous feedback on all proposed design modifications, which dramatically decreases the number of design iterations and improves the overall design process. The easy-to-use GUI within the ANSYS DesignXplorer program is based upon the Workbench technology. The GUI allows users to consider multiple designs so they can more quickly and efficiently create new products within their existing product lines or optimize parts for new operating conditions. ANSYS DesignXplorer software interacts with all ANSYS Workbench platform components and offers bi-directional associativity with leading CAD packages such as SolidWorks, Solid Edge, Mechanical Desktop, Inventor, Unigraphics and Pro/ENGINEER so that design changes can be quickly made to your design database. Students will learn about ANSYS DesignXplorer through lectures and relevant tutorials. After completing the course, attendees will be able to use ANSYS DesignXplorer software to study, quantify, and graph various structural, thermal and flow responses on parts and assemblies.

Intro to DesignModeler

Available Releases: 17.0, 16.0, 15.0, 14.5
The ANSYS DesignModeler training course will teach users how to create and modify their geometry in preparation for their analysis in ANSYS Workbench, this course is intended for both FEA and CFD users. Students who attend this course will learn to navigate within the graphical user interface, create, modify and/or cleanup their geometry in preparation for their analyses, generate 2-D sketches and convert them into 2-D or 3-D models, modify 2-D and 3-D geometry, and more.

Intro to SpaceClaim

Available Releases: 19.0, 18.1, 18.0, 17.0, 16.0, 15.0, 14.5
This course will be a major benefit for all engineers to prepare their geometry for any kind of analysis using Workbench. The training course will teach students how to create and modify their geometry inside and outside the ANSYS Workbench environment using ANSYS SpaceClaim.

Intro to ICEM CFD

Available Releases: 16.0, 15.0, 14.5, 14.0, 13.0
ANSYS ICEM-CFD is an advanced pre-processing tool, which incorporates a range of CAD readers and repair tools, along with advanced tetrahedral and hexahedral meshing capabilities. The two-day ANSYS ICEM CFD course assumes no previous geometry and mesh creation experience. However past exposure in the use of basic geometry and meshing tools would be beneficial.

Intro to TurboGrid

Available Releases: 18.0, 14.0, 13.0
ANSYS TurboGrid automates the production of high-quality hexahedral meshes needed for blade passages in rotating machinery. As a result, TurboGrid minimizes mesh dependencies when assessing differences in performance predictions between designs. ANSYS Workbench provides persistent system-wide parameter management to further automate and standardize the process for complete turbomachinery analyses, from geometry design to meshing. This course offers an introduction to ANSYS TurboGrid Software.

Intro to BladeModeler

Available Releases: 15.0, 14.5, 14.0
ANSYS BladeModeler software is a specialized, easy-to-use tool for the rapid 3-D design of rotating machinery components. ANSYS BladeModeler is used to design axial, mixed-flow, and radial blade components in applications such as pumps, compressors, fans, blowers, turbines, expanders, turbochargers, inducers and more. This course offers an introduction to ANSYS BladeModeler software.

Intro to Meshing

Available Releases: 18.0, 17.0, 16.0, 15.0, 14.5, 14.0, 13.0
This online course will be of major benefit to all engineers intending to perform CFD or FEA simulations. The basic principles of mesh generation, the workflow and best practices for efficiently creating meshes for ANSYS CFD simulations or for ANSYS Mechanical will be presented and practiced.

Intro to Fluent Meshing

Available Releases: 19.2, 18.2, 17.0, 16.0, 15.0, 14.5
The objective of this course is to familiarize engineers with the workflows available within Fluent Meshing to go from a CAD or surface mesh input file to an unstructured hybrid mesh for CFD simulations.

Discovery Live

Available Releases: 18.2
ANSYS Discovery Live provides instantaneous simulation, tightly coupled with direct geometry modeling, to enable interactive design exploration and rapid product innovation. It is an interactive experience in which you can manipulate geometry, materials and physics, and instantaneously see 3-D results.

Rocky Webinars

These one-hour events are hosted by our experienced engineers and cover a variety of ANSYS software topics. Rocky DEM is a powerful, 3D Discrete Element Modeling (DEM) program that quickly and accurately simulates the granular flow behavior of different shaped and sized particles within a conveyor chute, mill, or other materials handling equipment. The workshops provide everything you need to walk through setting up, running, and post-processing real Rocky cases at your own pace. Complete them in the order provided to gain the most benefit, or use the Index to locate Workshops containing specific features or tasks.

Intro to Rocky

Available Releases: 4.0
Rocky DEM is a powerful, 3D Discrete Element Modeling (DEM) program that quickly and accurately simulates the granular flow behavior of different shaped and sized particles within a conveyor chute, mill, or other materials handling equipment. The workshops provide everything you need to walk through setting up, running, and post-processing real Rocky cases at your own pace. Complete them in the order provided to gain the most benefit, or use the Index to locate Workshops containing specific features or tasks.

Other Webinars

These one-hour events are hosted by our experienced engineers and cover a variety of ANSYS software topics.

HPC Tips and Tricks

SimuTech Group's Tips & Tricks articles and videos provide very specific information on how to deal with advanced-level topics and techniques not typically covered by ANSYS training courses. This course offers in-depth information about the IT & High Performance Computing (HPC).

WB Tips and Tricks

SimuTech Group's Tips & Tricks articles and videos provide very specific information on how to deal with advanced-level topics and techniques not typically covered by ANSYS training courses. This course offers in-depth information about ANSYS Workbench.

Intro to ACT Mechanical

Available Releases: 19.0, 18.0, 17.0
With ANSYS ACT, you can create a customized simulation environment that enables your engineering team to capture and use expert knowledge, specialized processes, and best practices, improving productivity, efficiency and effectiveness. The software enables you to encapsulate APDL scripts, create custom menus and buttons to incorporate your company's engineering knowledge, embed third-party applications, and create your own tools to manipulate simulation data. ANSYS ACT enables you to encapsulate a customer's APDL script within ANSYS Mechanical. You can create custom entities within ANSYS Mechanical to incorporate your company's best practices through menus and buttons - a user-friendly approach to expose complex capabilities. ACT capabilities allow you to embed third-party applications within ANSYS Mechanical, ranging from external executables that compute data for pre- or post-processing all the way up to solvers. In addition, you can create tools to manipulate simulation data, such as meshing.

Mechanical APDL User Programmable Features (UPFs)

Available Releases: 17.0, 14.5
The main objective of this course is to provide the users with the information needed to independently implement their own features into the ANSYS program as well as to show how to access very advanced functionalities.

Intro to ACT DesignModeler

Available Releases: 17.0
The scope of this training is to cover ANSYS ACT in Workbench Mechanical/Meshing, DesignModeler and ACT wizards. You will learn how the development toolkit works and explore its API. After completing the course, you will be able to automate the creation of standard tree objects in Mechanical/Meshing; create custom loads and results in Mechanical; create custom objects in DesignModeler; create wizards in ANSYS Workbench or its integrated modules and will have a good understanding of the toolkit capabilities.

Customization Webinars

These one-hour events are hosted by our experienced engineers and cover a variety of ANSYS software topics.

Intro to ACT Wizards

Available Releases: 17.0
With ANSYS ACT, you can create a customized simulation environment that enables your engineering team to capture and use expert knowledge, specialized processes, and best practices, improving productivity, efficiency and effectiveness. The software enables you to encapsulate APDL scripts, create custom menus and buttons to incorporate your company's engineering knowledge, embed third-party applications, and create your own tools to manipulate simulation data. ANSYS ACT enables you to encapsulate a customer's APDL script within ANSYS Mechanical. You can create custom entities within ANSYS Mechanical to incorporate your company's best practices through menus and buttons - a user-friendly approach to expose complex capabilities. ACT capabilities allow you to embed third-party applications within ANSYS Mechanical, ranging from external executables that compute data for pre- or post-processing all the way up to solvers. In addition, you can create tools to manipulate simulation data, such as meshing.

Intro to ACT

Available Releases: 15.0, 14.5
The scope of this training is to cover ANSYS ACT in Workbench Mechanical/Meshing, DesignModeler and ACT wizards. You will learn how the development toolkit works and explore its API. After completing the course, you will be able to automate the creation of standard tree objects in Mechanical/Meshing; create custom loads and results in Mechanical; create custom objects in DesignModeler; create wizards in ANSYS Workbench or its integrated modules and will have a good understanding of the toolkit capabilities.

ACT Tip and Tricks

SimuTech Group's Tips & Tricks articles and videos provide very specific information on how to deal with advanced-level topics and techniques not typically covered by ANSYS training courses. This course offers in-depth information about the ANSYS Customization Toolkit (ACT).

Workbench Acoustics ACT

Available Releases: 16.1, 16.0, 15.0
ACT Acoustics extension is a customization made with ACT to integrate ANSYS acoustics capabilities in Mechanical. The extension consists of one XML file (Configures the UI content) and one python script (Implements the extension functionality).