Designed for engineers and analysts. You will learn how to use the Simcenter 3D environment for Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) pre- and post-processing, as well as use the integrated solvers to predict real-world product performance for many physics domains.

- 12 month subscription
- Access to cloud-based environment for hands-on lab exercises
- Access to new training content added during the subscription period
- Knowledge assessments to measure learning progress

Chapters

- Learning Experience Overview
- Analyzing Models in Simcenter 3D Pre/Post - 2206
- Managing Analysis Data in Simcenter 3D Files - 2206
- Using Pre/Post Features to Work with Models - 2206
- Assessment: Fundamentals of Using Pre/Post - 2206

Learn how to analyze a model and work with analysis data in Simcenter 3D.

Learn how to analyze a model and work with analysis data in Simcenter 3D.

- Welcome: Navigation Overview
- Fundamentals of using Pre/Post Intro

- What Can You Do with Simcenter 3D Pre/Post?
- Finite Element Analysis in Simcenter 3D
- Finite Element Analysis in Simcenter 3D
- Knowledge Check: Analyzing Models in Simcenter 3D and Pre/Post

- Simcenter 3D Files Overview
- Working with Simcenter 3D Files in Pre/Post
- Preparing the Model
- Modifying Model Geometry
- Solving the Model and Post-processing
- Lab: Using Simcenter 3D Files in an Analysis
- Knowledge Check: Managing Analysis Data in Simcenter 3D Files

- Using Pre/Post Features
- Using Simcenter 3D Search
- Using the Simulation Navigator to Work with Your Model
- Lab: Working with a Model Using the Pre/Post User Interface
- Displaying a Model
- Lab: Displaying a Model
- Selecting Objects
- Using Selection Recipes
- Lab: Selecting Objects
- Using Groups
- Lab: Using Groups
- Working with Coordinate Systems
- Lab: Working with Coordinate Systems
- Knowledge Check: Using Pre/Post Features to Work with Models
- Thank you for watching Fundamentals of using Pre/Post

- Assessment: Fundamentals of Using Pre/Post

Chapters

- Preparing Geometry for Meshing - 2022.1
- Meshing a Model - 2022.1
- Modeling Connections - 2022.1
- Modeling Assemblies - 2022.1
- Applying Boundary Conditions - 2022.1
- Defining Variable Conditions and Properties - 2022.1
- Modeling Symmetry - 2022.1
- Checking the Model and Resolving Problems - 2022.1
- Assessment: Preparing the Model for Analysis - 2022.1

Learn how to prepare a model for analysis by working with geometry, meshes, connections, assemblies, loads, and boundary conditions.

Learn how to prepare a model for analysis by working with geometry, meshes, connections, assemblies, loads, and boundary conditions.

- Loading a Model into Simcenter 3D
- Preparing Geometry for Meshing
- Using Synchronous Modeling to Model Parts
- Lab: Using Synchronous Modeling to Modify Parts
- Simplifying Geometry with Idealization
- Lab: Creating Midsurfaces before Meshing
- Simplifying Geometry with Abstraction
- Lab: Simplifying Geometry with Abstraction
- Working with Associative Copies of Geometry
- Lab: Working with Associative Copies of Geometry
- Lab: Simplifying Geometry for Meshing
- Lab Solution: Simplifying Geometry for Meshing
- Knowledge Check: Preparing Geometry

- Selecting a Mesh and Element Type
- Creating a Mesh
- Lab: Creating a 3D Tetrahedral Mesh
- Using Mesh Collectors to Organize the Model
- Lab: Using Mesh Collectors to Organize the Model
- Defining Material Properties for a Mesh
- Lab: Defining Material Properties for a Mesh
- Lab: Defining Physical Properties for a Mesh
- Creating a 3D Hexahedral Mesh
- Splitting Complex Bodies for Hexahedral Meshing
- Lab: Creating a 3D Hexahedral Mesh
- Creating a 2D Mesh
- Lab: Creating a 2D Mesh
- Creating a 2D Mapped Mesh
- Lab: Creating a 2D Mapped Mesh
- Creating a 1D Mesh
- Lab: Creating a 1D Mesh
- Controlling the Mesh Display
- Creating Mesh Mating Conditions to Connnect Meshes
- Lab: Creating Mesh Mating Conditions
- Editing Meshes with Manual Mesh Techniques
- Lab: Editing Meshes with Manual Mesh Techniques
- Controlling Mesh Density
- Lab: Controlling Mesh Density
- Setting Element Size and Surface Curvature
- Lab: Modifying Element Size
- Lab: Creating a Structured Mesh
- Lab Solution: Creating a Structured Mesh
- Knowledge Check: Meshing

- Modeling Connections
- Modeling Pinned Connections
- Lab: Modeling Pinned Connections
- Modeling Connections with Spider Elements
- Lab: Modeling Connections with Spider Elements
- Modeling Glue Connections
- Lab: Modeling Edge-Surface Glue Connections
- Lab: Modeling Surface-Surface Glue Connections
- Modeling Bolted Connections
- Modeling Bolted Connections Using Nuts
- Lab: Modeling a Bolted Connection with a Nut
- Lab: Applying Bolt Pre-loads
- Creating Universal Connections
- Lab: Modeling Universal Connections
- Lab: Connecting Bodies
- Lab Solution: Connecting Bodies
- Lab: Modeling Bolt Universal Connections
- Lab Solution: Modeling Bolt Universal Connections
- Knowledge Check: Modeling Connections

- Modeling Assemblies
- Modeling an Assembly FEM from a CAD Assembly
- Modeling an Assembly FEM without a CAD Assembly
- Lab: Modeling an Associative Assembly FEM
- Lab: Modeling a Non-associative Assembly FEM
- Knowledge Check: Modeling Assemblies

- Applying Boundary Conditions
- Nastran Structural Loads
- Nastran Structural Constraints
- Applying Loads
- Applying Constraints
- Lab: Applying Loads and Constraints
- Applying Contact
- Lab: Applying Contact
- Lab: Applying Boundary Conditions
- Lab Solution: Applying Boundary Conditions
- Knowledge Check: Applying Boundary Conditions

- Using Fields
- Types of Fields
- Using Fields to Define Boundary Conditions
- Lab: Using Fields to Define a Boundary Condition
- Using a Spatial Map Field to Define a Boundary Condition
- Lab: Using a Spatial Map Field to Define a Boundary Condition
- Using a Field to Define Material Properties
- Lab: Using a Field to Define Nonlinear Material Properties
- Displaying Fields
- Lab: Displaying Fields
- Using Expressions
- Defining Expressions
- Lab: Using Expressions to Define Boundary Conditions
- Lab: Defining a Variable Boundary Condition
- Lab Solution: Defining a Variable Boundary Condition
- Knowledge Check: Defining Variable Conditions and Properties

- Symmetry Modeling Overview
- Lab: Modeling a Cyclic Symmetric Structure
- Lab: Modeling an Axisymmetric Structure
- Lab: Using Plane Stress Elements in a Axisymmetric Analysis
- Knowledge Check: Modeling Symmetry

- Checking Mesh Quality
- Techniques for Resolving Mesh Quality Issues
- Lab: Resolving Mesh Quality Problems
- Checking the Model Before Solving
- Techniques for Resolving Model Quality Issues
- Lab: Resolving Model Quality Issues
- Knowledge Check: Checking the Model and Resolving Problems

- Assessment: Preparing the Model for Analysis

Chapters

- Setting Up and Running a Structural Analysis
- Introduction to Structural Analysis Workflows
- Introduction to Nonlinear Analysis Workflows
- Assessment: Solving the Model

Learn how to solve a model with the Simcenter Nastran solver using structural analysis types.

Learn how to solve a model with the Simcenter Nastran solver using structural analysis types.

- Using Solutions and Subcases
- Creating Solutions and Subcases
- Lab: Creating Solutions and Subcases
- Defining Solution Attributes
- Setting Solver Parameters
- Solving the Model
- Dealing with Common Warnings from the Solve
- Determining the Validity of Results
- Knowledge Check: Setting Up and Running a Structural Analysis

- Structural Analysis Overview
- Linear Statics Analysis Workflow
- Lab: Linear Statics Analysis Workflow
- Normal Modes Analysis Workflow
- Lab: Normal Modes Analysis Workflow
- Using Subcase Constraints Versus Global Constraints
- Linear Buckling Analysis Overview
- Linear Buckling Analysis Workflow
- Lab: Linear Buckling Analysis Workflow
- Knowledge Check: Introduction to Structural Analysis Workflows

- Nonlinear Analysis Overview
- Setting Up a Nonlinear Solution
- Lab: Geometric Nonlinear Analysis
- Using Time Steps in a Nonlinear Solution
- Lab: Using Timesteps in a Nonlinear Solution
- Evaluating Nonlinear Models
- Lab: Evaluating Nonlinear Models
- Knowledge Check: Introduction to Nonlinear Analysis Workflows

- Assessment: Solving the Model

Chapters

- Displaying Results in Post Views
- Manipulating Results Data
- Graphing Results
- Saving and Restoring Views
- Generating Reports
- Assessment: Reviewing Analysis Results

Learn how to display analysis results using post views, graphs, and reports.

Learn how to display analysis results using post views, graphs, and reports.

- Displaying Results Overview
- Displaying Results in Post Processing
- Displaying Results in a Post View
- Lab: Displaying Results in a Post View
- Controlling Visibility in Post Views
- Lab: Controlling Visibility in Post Views
- Displaying Results in Multiple Viewports
- Lab: Displaying Results in Multiple Viewports
- Animating Results
- Lab: Animating Results
- Annotating Results
- Lab: Annotating Results
- Displaying More Results in Post Processing
- Displaying Stress/Strain Results on 2D Elements
- Lab: Displaying Stress/Strain Results on 2D Elements
- Calculating and Displaying Beam Stresses
- Lab: Displaying Beam Stresses
- Displaying Symmetry Results in a Post View
- Lab: Displaying Axisymmetric Results in a Post View
- Displaying Results in the Results Viewer
- Lab: Displaying Results in Post Views
- Lab Solution: Displaying Results in Post Views
- Knowledge Check: Displaying Results in Post Views

- Manipulating Results Data Overview
- Identifying and Outputting Results
- Lab: Identifying and Outputting Results
- Creating Custom Results
- Lab: Creating Custom Results
- Combining and Enveloping Results
- Lab: Enveloping and Combining Results
- Creating Nodal Force Reports
- Lab: Creating Nodal Force Reports
- Knowledge Check: Manipulating Results Data

- Graphing Overview
- Graphing Results Across FE Entities
- Lab: Graphing Results Across FE Entities
- Graphing Results Using a Query Curve
- Lab: Graphing Results Using a Query Curve
- Graphing Results Across Multiple Iterations
- Lab: Graphing Results Across Multiple Iterations
- Plotting Two Functions
- Lab: Plotting Two Functions
- Modifying Graph Display Properties
- Lab: Modifying Graph Display Properties
- Lab: Graphing Results
- Lab Solution: Graphing Results
- Knowledge Check: Graphing Results

- Saving and Restoring Views
- Saving and Restoring Snapshots to Set Up Views
- Lab: Using Snapshots to Set Up Views
- Saving and Restoring Post View Settings
- Lab: Saving and Restoring Post View Settings
- Knowledge Check: Saving and Restoring Views

- Introduction to Creating Reports
- Generating a Report
- Customizing a Report Template
- Knowledge Check: Generating Reports

- Assessment: Reviewing Analysis Results

Chapters

- Adaptive Meshing
- Superelements
- Introduction to Thermal Analysis
- Geometry Optimization
- Simcenter Nastran Design Optimization
- Simcenter Nastran Topology Optimization
- Assessment: Processes and Solutions

Learn how to analyze models using specialized Simcenter 3D tools.

Learn how to analyze models using specialized Simcenter 3D tools.

- Adaptive Meshing Overview
- Refining a Mesh with Adaptive Meshing
- Lab: Refining a Mesh with Adaptive Meshing
- Knowledge Check: Adaptive Meshing

- Superelement Analysis Overview
- Reducing a Subassembly to a Superelement
- Lab: Reducing a Subassembly to a Superelement
- System Modeling with External Superelements Overview
- Modeling with External Superelements
- Lab: Modeling with External Superelements
- Knowledge Check: Superelements

- Thermal Analysis Overview
- Setting Up and Solving a Thermal Analysis
- Lab: Setting Up and Solving a Thermal Analysis
- Knowledge Check: Introduction to Thermal Analysis

- Geometry Optimization Overview
- Geometry Optimization Workflow
- Lab: Geometry Optimization
- Knowledge Check: Geometry Optimization

- Simcenter Nastran Design Optimization Overview
- Setting up the Model for Nastran Design Optimization
- Creating Constraints and Solving for Simcenter Nastran Design Optimization
- Lab: Simcenter Nastran Design Optimization
- Knowledge Check: Design Optimization

- Simcenter Nastran Topology Optimization Overview
- Simcenter Nastran Topology Optimization Workflow
- Lab: Simcenter Nastran Topology Optimization
- Knowledge Check: Simcenter Nastran Topology Optimization

- Assessment: Processes and Solutions

Chapter

- Response Dynamics

Learn how to use response dynamics to analyze a model's response to an excitation.

Learn how to use response dynamics to analyze a model's response to an excitation.

- Response Dynamics Overview
- Setting Up and Solving a Response Dynamics Analysis
- Lab: Part 1: Setting Up and Solving a Response Dynamics Analysis
- Solving a Transient Analysis
- Lab: Part 2: Solving a Response Dynamics Transient Analysis
- Analyzing a Random Event
- Lab: Analyzing a Random Event
- Part 1: Analyzing Response to Harmonic and PSD Excitations
- Part 2: Analyzing Response to Harmonic and PSD Excitations
- Lab: Analyzing Response to Harmonic and PSD Excitations
- Assessment: Introduction to Response Dynamics Analysis

Chapters

- Learning Experience Overview
- Analyzing Models in Simcenter 3D Pre/Post - 2022.1
- Managing Analysis Data in Simcenter 3D Files - 2022.1
- Using Pre/Post Features to Work with Models - 2022.1
- Assessment: Fundamentals of Using Pre/Post - 2022.1

Learn how to analyze a model and work with analysis data in Simcenter 3D.

Learn how to analyze a model and work with analysis data in Simcenter 3D.

- Welcome: Navigation Overview
- Fundamentals of using Pre/Post Intro

- What Can You Do with Simcenter 3D Pre/Post?
- Finite Element Analysis in Simcenter 3D
- Finite Element Analysis in Simcenter 3D
- Knowledge Check: Analyzing Models in Simcenter 3D and Pre/Post

- Simcenter 3D Files Overview
- Working with Simcenter 3D Files in Pre/Post
- Preparing the Model
- Modifying Model Geometry
- Solving the Model and Post-processing
- Lab: Using Simcenter 3D Files in an Analysis
- Knowledge Check: Managing Analysis Data in Simcenter 3D Files

- Using Pre/Post Features
- Using Simcenter 3D Search
- Using the Simulation Navigator to Work with Your Model
- Lab: Working with a Model Using the Pre/Post User Interface
- Displaying a Model
- Lab: Displaying a Model
- Selecting Objects
- Using Selection Recipes
- Lab: Selecting Objects
- Using Groups
- Lab: Using Groups
- Working with Coordinate Systems
- Lab: Working with Coordinate Systems
- Knowledge Check: Using Pre/Post Features to Work with Models
- Thank you for watching Fundamentals of using Pre/Post

- Assessment: Fundamentals of Using Pre/Post

Chapters

- Learning Experience Overview
- Analyzing Models in Simcenter 3D Pre/Post - 2021.2
- Managing Analysis Data in Simcenter 3D Files - 2021.2
- Using Pre/Post Features to Work with Models - 2021.2
- Assessment: Fundamentals of Using Pre/Post - 2021.2

Learn how to analyze a model and work with analysis data in Simcenter 3D.

Learn how to analyze a model and work with analysis data in Simcenter 3D.

- Welcome: Navigation Overview
- Fundamentals of using Pre/Post Intro

- What Can You Do with Pre/Post?
- Finite Element Analysis in Simcenter 3D
- Finite Element Analysis in Simcenter 3D
- Assessment: Analyzing Models in Simcenter 3D and Pre/Post

- Simcenter 3D Files Overview
- Working with Simcenter 3D Files in Pre/Post
- Preparing the Model
- Modifying Model Geometry
- Solving the Model and Post-processing
- Lab: Using Simcenter 3D Files in an Analysis
- Assessment: Managing Analysis Data in Simcenter 3D Files

- Using Pre/Post Features
- Using the Simulation Navigator to Work with Your Model
- Lab: Working with a Model Using the Pre/Post User Interface
- Displaying a Model
- Lab: Displaying a Model
- Selecting Objects
- Using Selection Recipes
- Lab: Selecting Objects
- Using Groups
- Lab: Using Groups
- Working with Coordinate Systems
- Lab: Working with Coordinate Systems
- Assessment: Using Pre/Post Features to Work with Models
- Thank you for watching Fundamentals of using Pre/Post

- Assessment: Fundamentals of Using Pre/Post

Chapters

- Preparing Geometry for Meshing - 2021.2
- Meshing a Model - 2021.2
- Modeling Connections - 2021.2
- Modeling Assemblies - 2021.2
- Applying Boundary Conditions - 2021.2
- Defining Variable Conditions and Properties - 2021.2
- Modeling Symmetry - 2021.2
- Checking the Model and Resolving Problems - 2021.2
- Assessment: Preparing the model for analysis - 2021.2

Learn how to prepare a model for analysis by working with geometry, meshes, connections, assemblies, loads, and boundary conditions.

- Loading a Model into Simcenter 3D
- Preparing Geometry for Meshing
- Using Synchronous Modeling to Model Parts
- Lab: Using Synchronous Modeling to Modify Parts
- Simplifying Geometry with Idealization
- Lab: Creating Midsurfaces before Meshing
- Simplifying Geometry with Abstraction
- Lab: Simplifying Geometry with Abstraction
- Working with Associative Copies of Geometry
- Lab: Working with Associative Copies of Geometry
- Lab: Simplifying Geometry for Meshing
- Lab Solution: Simplifying Geometry for Meshing
- Assessment: Preparing Geometry

- Selecting a Mesh and Element Type
- Creating a Mesh
- Lab: Creating a 3D Tetrahedral Mesh
- Using Mesh Collectors to Organize the Model
- Lab: Using Mesh Collectors to Organize the Model
- Defining Material Properties for a Mesh
- Lab: Defining Material Properties for a Mesh
- Lab: Defining Physical Properties for a Mesh
- Creating a 3D Hexahedral Mesh
- Splitting Complex Bodies for Hexahedral Meshing
- Lab: Creating a 3D Hexahedral Mesh
- Creating a 2D Mesh
- Lab: Creating a 2D Mesh
- Creating a 2D Mapped Mesh
- Lab: Creating a 2D Mapped Mesh
- Creating a 1D Mesh
- Lab: Creating a 1D Mesh
- Controlling the Mesh Display
- Creating Mesh Mating Conditions to Connnect Meshes
- Lab: Creating Mesh Mating Conditions
- Editing Meshes with Manual Mesh Techniques
- Lab: Editing Meshes with Manual Mesh Techniques
- Controlling Mesh Density
- Lab: Controlling Mesh Density
- Setting Element Size and Surface Curvature
- Lab: Modifying Element Size
- Lab: Creating a Structured Mesh
- Lab Solution: Creating a Structured Mesh
- Assessment: Meshing

- Modeling Connections
- Modeling Pinned Connections
- Lab: Modeling Pinned Connections
- Modeling Connections with Spider Elements
- Lab: Modeling Connections with Spider Elements
- Modeling Glue Connections
- Lab: Modeling Edge-Surface Glue Connections
- Lab: Modeling Surface-Surface Glue Connections
- Modeling Bolted Connections
- Modeling Bolted Connections Using Nuts
- Lab: Modeling a Bolted Connection with a Nut
- Modeling a Tapped Bolted Connection
- Lab: Modeling a Tapped Bolted Connection
- Lab: Applying Bolt Pre-loads
- Creating Universal Connections
- Lab: Creating Universal Connections
- Lab: Connecting Bodies
- Lab Answer: Connecting Bodies
- Assessment: Modeling Connections

- Modeling Assemblies
- Modeling an Assembly FEM from a CAD Assembly
- Modeling an Assembly FEM without a CAD Assembly
- Lab: Modeling an Associative Assembly FEM
- Lab: Modeling a Non-associative Assembly FEM
- Assessment: Modeling Assemblies

- Applying Boundary Conditions
- Nastran Structural Loads
- Nastran Structural Constraints
- Applying Loads
- Applying Constraints
- Lab: Applying Loads and Constraints
- Applying Contact
- Lab: Applying Contact
- Lab: Applying Boundary Conditions
- Lab Answer: Applying Boundary Conditions
- Assessment: Applying Boundary Conditions

- Using Fields
- Types of Fields
- Using Fields to Define Boundary Conditions
- Lab: Using Fields to Define a Boundary Condition
- Using a Spatial Map Field to Define a Boundary Condition
- Lab: Using a Spatial Map Field to Define a Boundary Condition
- Using a Field to Define Material Properties
- Lab: Using a Field to Define Nonlinear Material Properties
- Displaying Fields
- Lab: Displaying Fields
- Using Expressions
- Lab: Using Expressions to Define Boundary Conditions
- Lab: Defining a Variable Boundary Condition
- Lab Solution: Defining a Variable Boundary Condition
- Assessment: Defining Variable Conditions and Properties

- Symmetry Modeling Overview
- Lab: Modeling a Cyclic Symmetric Structure
- Lab: Modeling an Axisymmetric Structure
- Lab: Using Plane Stress Elements in a Axisymmetric Analysis
- Knowledge Check: Modeling Symmetry

- Checking Mesh Quality
- Techniques for Resolving Mesh Quality Issues
- Lab: Resolving Mesh Quality Problems
- Checking the Model Before Solving
- Techniques for Resolving Model Quality Issues
- Lab: Resolving Model Quality Issues
- Assessment: Checking the Model and Resolving Problems

- Assessment: Preparing the model for analysis

Chapters

- Setting Up and Running a Structural Analysis - 2021.2
- Introduction to Structural Analysis Workflows - 2021.2
- Introduction to Nonlinear Analysis Workflows - 2021.2
- Assessment: Solving the Model - 2021.2

Learn how to solve a model with the Simcenter Nastran solver using structural analysis types.

Learn how to solve a model with the Simcenter Nastran solver using structural analysis types.

- Using Solutions and Subcases
- Creating Solutions and Subcases
- Lab: Creating Solutions and Subcases
- Defining Solution Attributes
- Setting Solver Parameters
- Solving the Model
- Dealing with Common Solver Errors
- Validating Results
- Assessment: Setting Up and Running a Structural Analysis

- Structural Analysis Overview
- Linear Statics Analysis Workflow
- Lab: Linear Statics Analysis Workflow
- Normal Modes Analysis Workflow
- Lab: Normal Modes Analysis Workflow
- Using Subcase Versus Global Constraints
- Linear Buckling Analysis Overview
- Linear Buckling Analysis Workflow
- Lab: Linear Buckling Analysis Workflow
- Assessment: Introduction to Structural Analysis Workflows

- Nonlinear Analysis Overview
- Setting Up a Nonlinear Solution
- Lab: Geometric Nonlinear Analysis
- Using Time Steps in a Nonlinear Solution
- Lab: Using Timesteps in a Nonlinear Solution
- Evaluating Nonlinear Models
- Lab: Evaluating Nonlinear Models
- Assessment: Introduction to Nonlinear Analysis Workflows

- Assessment: Solving the Model

Chapters

- Displaying Results in Post Views - 2021.2
- Manipulating Results Data - 2021.2
- Graphing Results - 2021.2
- Saving and Restoring Views - 2021.2
- Generating Reports - 2021.2
- Assessment: Reviewing Analysis Results - 2021.2

Learn how to display analysis results using post views, graphs, and reports.

Learn how to display analysis results using post views, graphs, and reports.

- Displaying Results Overview
- Displaying Results in Post Processing
- Displaying Results in a Post View
- Lab: Displaying Results in a Post View
- Controlling Visibility in Post Views
- Lab: Controlling Visibility in Post Views
- Displaying Results in Multiple Viewports
- Lab: Displaying Results in Multiple Viewports
- Animating Results
- Lab: Animating Results
- Annotating Results
- Lab: Annotating Results
- Displaying More Results in Post Processing
- Displaying Stress/Strain Results on 2D Elements
- Lab: Displaying Stress/Strain Results on 2D Elements
- Calculating and Displaying Beam Stresses
- Lab: Displaying Beam Stresses
- Displaying Symmetry Results in a Post View
- Lab: Displaying Axisymmetric Results in a Post View
- Displaying Results in the Results Viewer
- Lab: Displaying Results in Post Views
- Lab Solution: Displaying Results in Post Views
- Assessment: Displaying Results in Post Views

- Manipulating Results Data Overview
- Identifying and Outputting Results
- Lab: Identifying and Outputting Results
- Creating Custom Results
- Lab: Creating Custom Results
- Combining and Enveloping Results
- Lab: Enveloping and Combining Results
- Creating Nodal Force Reports
- Lab: Creating Nodal Force Reports
- Assessment: Manipulating Results Data

- Graphing Overview
- Graphing Results Across FE Entities
- Lab: Graphing Results Across FE Entities
- Graphing Results Using a Query Curve
- Lab: Graphing Results Using a Query Curve
- Graphing Results Across Iterations
- Lab: Graphing Results Across Multiple Iterations
- Plotting Two Functions
- Lab: Plotting Two Functions
- Modifying Graph Display Properties
- Lab: Modifying Graph Display Properties
- Lab: Graphing Results
- Lab Answer: Graphing Results
- Assessment: Graphing Results

- Saving and Restoring Views
- Saving and Restoring Layout States to Set Up Views
- Lab: Saving and Restoring Layout States to Set Up Views
- Saving and Restoring Post View Settings
- Lab: Saving and Restoring Post View Settings
- Assessment: Saving and Restoring Views

- Introduction to Creating Reports
- Generating a Report
- Customizing a Report Template
- Assessment: Generating Reports

- Assessment: Reviewing Analysis Results

Chapters

- Adaptive Meshing - 2021.2
- Superelements - 2021.2
- Introduction to Thermal Analysis - 2021.2
- Geometry Optimization - 2021.2
- Simcenter Nastran Design Optimization - 2021.2
- Simcenter Nastran Topology Optimization - 2021.2
- Assessment: Processes and Solutions - 2021.2

Learn how to analyze models using specialized Simcenter 3D tools.

Learn how to analyze models using specialized Simcenter 3D tools.

- Adaptive Meshing Overview
- Refining a Mesh with Adaptive Meshing
- Lab: Refining a Mesh with Adaptive Meshing
- Assessment: Adaptive Meshing

- Superelement Analysis Overview
- Reducing a Subassembly to a Superelement
- Lab: Reducing a Subassembly to a Superelement
- System Modeling with External Superelements Overview
- Modeling with External Superelements
- Lab: Modeling with External Superelements
- Assessment: Superelements

- Thermal Analysis Overview
- Setting Up and Solving a Thermal Analysis
- Lab: Setting Up and Solving a Thermal Analysis
- Assessment: Introduction to Thermal Analysis

- Geometry Optimization Overview
- Geometry Optimization Workflow
- Lab: Geometry Optimization
- Assessment: Geometry Optimization

- Simcenter Nastran Design Optimization Overview
- Setting up the Model for Nastran Design Optimization
- Creating Constraints and Solving for Simcenter Nastran Design Optimization
- Lab: Simcenter Nastran Design Optimization
- Assessment: Design Optimization

- Simcenter Nastran Topology Optimization Overview
- Simcenter Nastran Topology Optimization Workflow
- Lab: Simcenter Nastran Topology Optimization
- Assessment: Simcenter Nastran Topology Optimization

- Assessment: Processes and Solutions

Chapter

- Response Dynamics - 2021.2

Learn how to use response dynamics to analyze a model's response to an excitation.

Learn how to use response dynamics to analyze a model's response to an excitation.

- Response Dynamics Overview
- Setting Up and Solving a Response Dynamics Analysis
- Lab: Part 1: Setting Up and Solving a Response Dynamics Analysis
- Solving a Transient Analysis
- Lab: Part 2: Solving a Response Dynamics Transient Analysis
- Analyzing a Random Event
- Lab: Analyzing a Random Event
- Part 1: Analyzing Response to Harmonic and PSD Excitations
- Part 2: Analyzing Response to Harmonic and PSD Excitations
- Lab: Analyzing Response to Harmonic and PSD Excitations
- Assessment: Introduction to Response Dynamics Analysis

Chapters

- Learning Experience Overview
- Analyzing Models in Simcenter 3D Pre/Post - 2021.1
- Managing Analysis Data in Simcenter 3D Files - 2021.1
- Using Pre/Post Features to Work with Models - 2021.1

Learn how to analyze a model and work with analysis data in Simcenter 3D.

Learn how to analyze a model and work with analysis data in Simcenter 3D.

- Welcome: Navigation Overview
- Fundamentals of using Pre/Post Intro

- What Can You Do with Pre/Post?
- Finite Element Analysis in Simcenter 3D
- Finite Element Analysis in Simcenter 3D
- Assessment: Analyzing Models in Simcenter 3D and Pre/Post

- Simcenter 3D Files Overview
- Defining the Pre/Post Model
- Idealizing the Model's Geometry
- Meshing the Model
- Applying Boundary Conditions
- Solving the Model and Post-processing
- Lab: Using Simcenter 3D Files in an Analysis
- Assessment: Managing Analysis Data in Simcenter 3D Files

- Working with a Model using the Pre/Post User Interface
- Using the Simulation Navigator to Work with Your Model
- Lab: Working with a Model Using the Pre/Post User Interface
- Displaying a Model
- Lab: Displaying a Model
- Selecting Objects
- Using Selection Recipes
- Lab: Selecting Objects
- Using Groups
- Lab: Using Groups
- Working with Coordinate Systems
- Lab: Working with Coordinate Systems
- Assessment: Using Pre/Post Features to Work with Models
- Thank you for watching Fundamentals of using Pre/Post

Chapters

- Preparing Geometry for Meshing - 2021.1
- Meshing a Model - 2021.1
- Modeling Connections - 2021.1
- Modeling Assemblies - 2021.1
- Applying Boundary Conditions - 2021.1
- Defining Variable Conditions and Properties - 2021.1
- Modeling Symmetry - 2021.1
- Checking the Model and Resolving Problems - 2021.1

- Loading a Model into Simcenter 3D
- Preparing Geometry for Meshing
- Using Synchronous Modeling to Model Parts
- Lab: Using Synchronous Modeling to Modify Parts
- Simplifying Geometry with Idealization
- Lab: Creating Midsurfaces before Meshing
- Simplifying Geometry with Abstraction
- Lab: Simplifying Geometry with Abstraction
- Working with Associative Copies of Geometry
- Lab: Working with Associative Copies of Geometry
- Lab: Simplifying Geometry for Meshing
- Lab Solution: Simplifying Geometry for Meshing
- Assessment: Preparing Geometry

- Selecting a Mesh and Element Type
- Creating a Mesh
- Lab: Creating a 3D Tetrahedral Mesh
- Using Mesh Collectors to Organize the Model
- Lab: Using Mesh Collectors to Organize the Model
- Defining Material Properties for a Mesh
- Lab: Defining Material Properties for a Mesh
- Lab: Defining Physical Properties for a Mesh
- Creating a 3D Hexahedral Mesh
- Lab: Creating a 3D Hexahedral Mesh
- Splitting Complex Bodies for Hexahedral Meshing
- Creating a 2D Mesh
- Lab: Creating a 2D Mesh
- Creating a 2D Mapped Mesh
- Lab: Creating a 2D Mapped Mesh
- Creating a 1D Mesh
- Lab: Creating a 1D Mesh
- Controlling the Mesh Display
- Creating Mesh Mating Conditions to Connnect Meshes
- Lab: Creating Mesh Mating Conditions
- Editing Meshes with Manual Mesh Techniques
- Lab: Editing Meshes with Manual Mesh Techniques
- Controlling Mesh Density
- Lab: Controlling Mesh Density
- Setting Element Size and Surface Curvature
- Lab: Modifying Element Size
- Lab: Creating a Structured Mesh
- Lab Solution: Creating a Structured Mesh
- Assessment: Meshing

- Modeling Connections
- Modeling Pinned Connections
- Lab: Modeling Pinned Connections
- Modeling Connections with Spider Elements
- Lab: Modeling Connections with Spider Elements
- Modeling Glue Connections
- Lab: Modeling Edge-Surface Glue Connections
- Lab: Modeling Surface-Surface Glue Connections
- Modeling Bolted Connections
- Modeling Bolted Connections Using Nuts
- Lab: Modeling a Bolted Connection with a Nut
- Modeling a Tapped Bolted Connection
- Lab: Modeling a Tapped Bolted Connection
- Lab: Applying Bolt Pre-loads
- Creating Universal Connections
- Lab: Creating Universal Connections
- Lab: Connecting Bodies
- Lab Answer: Connecting Bodies
- Assessment: Modeling Connections

- Modeling Assemblies
- Modeling an Assembly FEM from a CAD Assembly
- Modeling an Assembly FEM without a CAD Assembly
- Lab: Modeling an Associative Assembly FEM
- Lab: Modeling a Non-associative Assembly FEM
- Assessment: Modeling Assemblies

- Applying Boundary Conditions
- Nastran Structural Loads
- Nastran Structural Constraints
- Applying Loads
- Applying Constraints
- Lab: Applying Loads and Constraints
- Applying Contact
- Lab: Applying Contact
- Lab: Applying Boundary Conditions
- Lab Answer: Applying Boundary Conditions
- Assessment: Applying Boundary Conditions

- Using Fields
- Types of Fields
- Using Fields to Define Boundary Conditions
- Lab: Using Fields to Define a Boundary Condition
- Using a Spatial Map Field to Define a Boundary Condition
- Lab: Using a Spatial Map Field to Define a Boundary Condition
- Using a Field to Define Material Properties
- Lab: Using a Field to Define Nonlinear Material Properties
- Displaying Fields
- Lab: Displaying Fields
- Using Expressions
- Lab: Using Expressions to Define Boundary Conditions
- Lab: Defining a Variable Boundary Condition
- Lab Solution: Defining a Variable Boundary Condition
- Assessment: Defining Variable Conditions and Properties

- Symmetry Modeling Overview
- Lab: Modeling a Cyclic Symmetric Structure
- Lab: Modeling an Axisymmetric Structure
- Lab: Using Plane Stress Elements in a Axisymmetric Analysis
- Knowledge Check: Modeling Symmetry

- Checking Mesh Quality
- Techniques for Resolving Mesh Quality Issues
- Lab: Resolving Mesh Quality Problems
- Checking the Model Before Solving
- Techniques for Resolving Model Quality Issues
- Lab: Resolving Model Quality Issues
- Assessment: Checking the Model and Resolving Problems

Chapters

- Setting Up and Running a Structural Analysis - 2021.1
- Introduction to Structural Analysis Workflows - 2021.1
- Introduction to Nonlinear Analysis Workflows - 2021.1

Learn how to solve a model with the Simcenter Nastran solver using structural analysis types.

Learn how to solve a model with the Simcenter Nastran solver using structural analysis types.

- Using Solutions and Subcases
- Creating Solutions and Subcases
- Lab: Creating Solutions and Subcases
- Defining Solution Attributes
- Setting Solver Parameters
- Solving the Model
- Dealing with Common Solver Errors
- Validating Results
- Assessment: Setting Up and Running a Structural Analysis

- Structural Analysis Overview
- Linear Statics Analysis Workflow
- Lab: Linear Statics Analysis Workflow
- Normal Modes Analysis Workflow
- Lab: Normal Modes Analysis Workflow
- Using Subcase Versus Global Constraints
- Assessment: Introduction to Structural Analysis Workflows

- Nonlinear Analysis Overview
- Setting Up a Nonlinear Solution
- Lab: Geometric Nonlinear Analysis
- Using Time Steps in a Nonlinear Solution
- Lab: Using Timesteps in a Nonlinear Solution
- Evaluating Nonlinear Models
- Lab: Evaluating Nonlinear Models
- Assessment: Introduction to Nonlinear Analysis Workflows

Chapters

- Displaying Results in Post Views - 2021.1
- Manipulating Results Data - 2021.1
- Graphing Results - 2021.1
- Saving and Restoring Views - 2021.1
- Generating Reports - 2021.1

Learn how to display analysis results using post views, graphs, and reports.

Learn how to display analysis results using post views, graphs, and reports.

- Displaying Results Overview
- Displaying Results in Post Processing
- Displaying Results in a Post View
- Lab: Displaying Results in a Post View
- Controlling Visibility in Post Views
- Lab: Controlling Visibility in Post Views
- Displaying Results in Multiple Viewports
- Lab: Displaying Results in Multiple Viewports
- Animating Results
- Lab: Animating Results
- Annotating Results
- Lab: Annotating Results
- Displaying More Results in Post Processing
- Displaying Stress/Strain Results on 2D Elements
- Lab: Displaying Stress/Strain Results on 2D Elements
- Calculating and Displaying Beam Stresses
- Lab: Displaying Beam Stresses
- Displaying Symmetry Results in a Post View
- Lab: Displaying Axisymmetric Results in a Post View
- Displaying Results in the Results Viewer
- Lab: Displaying Results in Post Views
- Lab Solution: Displaying Results in Post Views
- Assessment: Displaying Results in Post Views

- Manipulating Results Data Overview
- Identifying and Outputting Results
- Lab: Identifying and Outputting Results
- Creating Custom Results
- Lab: Creating Custom Results
- Combining and Enveloping Results
- Lab: Enveloping and Combining Results
- Creating Nodal Force Reports
- Lab: Creating Nodal Force Reports
- Assessment: Manipulating Results Data

- Graphing Overview
- Graphing Results Across FE Entities
- Lab: Graphing Results Across FE Entities
- Graphing Results Using a Query Curve
- Lab: Graphing Results Using a Query Curve
- Graphing Results Across Iterations
- Lab: Graphing Results Across Multiple Iterations
- Plotting Two Functions
- Lab: Plotting Two Functions
- Modifying Graph Display Properties
- Lab: Modifying Graph Display Properties
- Lab: Graphing Results
- Lab Answer: Graphing Results
- Assessment: Graphing Results

- Saving and Restoring Views
- Saving and Restoring Layout States to Set Up Views
- Lab: Saving and Restoring Layout States to Set Up Views
- Saving and Restoring Post View Settings
- Lab: Saving and Restoring Post View Settings
- Assessment: Saving and Restoring Views

- Introduction to Creating Reports
- Generating a Report
- Customizing a Report Template
- Assessment: Generating Reports

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