ANSYS Workbench

Session 1

Chapter 1

Introduction to CAE

Introduction to CAE

General working of FEA

Stiffness matrix

Boundary conditions

Elements and Element Shapes

General procedure to conduct FEA

FEA software

Key Assumptions in FEA

Types of Engineering Analysis

Important terms and definitions

Classification of materials

Chapter 2

Introduction to ANSYS Workbench

System requirements

Starting ANSYS Workbench 14.0

ANSYS Workbench 14.0 GUI

Working on a Project

Units in ANSYS Workbench

ANSYS Workbench Database and File format

Changing the unit system

Components of the system

Chapter 3

Sketching and Part Modeling in DesignModeler

Introduction to Modeling

Introduction to DesignModeler Window

Illustration1: I-section

Illustration 2: Spring Plate

Illustration 3: Clamp

Session 2

Chapter 4

Solid Modeling Fundamentals

Overview

Introduction

Extrusion

Revolution

Sweep

Sketching

Chapter 5

Placed Features and Assembly

Overview

Introduction

Adding a hole

Adding a round

Adding a chamfer

Patterns

Assembly

Alternate solid modeler

Session 3

Chapter 6

Modeling techniques

Overview

Introduction

Parameters

Other cad systems

Surface and Line models

Chapter 7

Defining Material Properties

Introduction to Engineering Workspace

Creating and Adding Materials

Assigning Material to the Beam

Assigning Material to the Clamp

Assigning Material to the Assembly

Session 4

Chapter 8

Meshing

Introduction

Meshing of Plate with Holes

Generating the mesh, optimize the model and generating the local mesh (illustration through three examples)

Assembly Meshing

Session 5

Chapter 9

Static Structural Analysis

Introduction to Static Structural Analysis

Pre-processing

Solution

Post-processing

Static Structural Analysis of:

Cantilever Beam

Plate with a central circular holes

Plate with a square slot

Pressure vessel

Bracket

Clevis assembly

Session 6

Chapter 10

Wizard and Tools

Overview

Introduction

Static loadings-ductile materials

Static loadings-Brittle materials

Fatigue loading-ductile material

Chapter 11

Surface and Line Model

Overview

introduction

Sheet with circular hole-plane stress

Pressure vessel

Bracket

Line body model

Session 7

Chapter 12

Natural Frequencies

Overview

Introduction

Performing the Modal analysis

Specifying analysis settings

Modal analysis :

Cantilever beam

Simply supported beam

Chime

Connecting rod

Motor cover

Assembly

Session 8

Chapter 13

Buckling Loads

Introduction

Buckling analysis of

Fixed free column (flag pole)

Pinned-pinned column

Built-up structure

Session 9

Chapter 14

Thermal Analysis

Introduction

Important terms used in thermal analysis

Types of thermal analysis

Steady state thermal analysis of

Car Disk Brake Rotor

Heat sink

Transient thermal analysis of Piston

Session 10

Chapter 15

Thermal Stress

Introduction

Thermal stress-uniform temperature change

Thermal stress in a cylinder