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

Learning Paths provide guided chapters on a subject. Tracks are curated collections of Learning Paths that focus on a specific skill.

Select a Track to focus on developing the skills you need most.

5 Chapters

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

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

9 Chapters

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

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
- 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

4 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 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

5 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

9 Chapters

- Analysis with Simcenter Nastran FEM Acoustics
- Meshing a Simcenter Nastran FEM Acoustics Model
- Setting Up and Solving a Simcenter Nastran FEM Acoustics Solution
- Analysis with Simcenter 3D Acoustics BEM
- Meshing a Simcenter 3D Acoustics BEM Model
- Setting Up and Solving a Simcenter 3D Acoustics BEM Solution
- Model and Load Pre-Processing
- Using Alternate Component Representations in Acoustics Models
- Assessment: Working with Acoustics Models

This learning path teaches users how to prepare an acoustics model and review analysis results.

This learning path teaches users how to prepare an acoustics model and review analysis results.

- Introduction to Simcenter Nastran FEM Acoustics
- Analyzing an Acoustics Model in Nastran FEM Acoustics
- Lab: Analyzing an Acoustics Model in Nastran FEM Acoustics
- Knowledge Check: Introduction to Simcenter Nastran FEM Acoustics

- Meshes for Acoustic Models
- Acoustic Mesh Types
- Meshing Structural Models
- Lab: Meshing Structural Models
- Meshing for Interior Acoustic Analysis (FEM)
- Lab: Generating Meshes for Interior Acoustic Analysis (FEM)
- Meshing for External Acoustic Analysis
- Lab: Generating Meshes for Exterior Acoustic Analysis (FEM)
- Creating a Microphone Mesh
- Lab: Creating a Microphone Mesh
- Acoustic Materials
- Lab: Meshing a Nastran FEM Acoustics Model
- Lab Solution: Meshing a Nastran FEM Acoustics Model
- Lab: Meshing a Nastran FEM Vibro-acoustics Model
- Lab Solution Part 1: Meshing a Nastran FEM Vibro-acoustics Model
- Lab Solution: Part 2: Meshing a Nastran FEM Vibro-acoustics Model
- Knowledge Check: Meshing a Simcenter Nastran FEM Acoustics Model

- Setting Up and Solving an Acoustics Model
- Nastran FEM Acoustics Solution Types
- Nastran FEM Acoustics Solution Parameters
- Lab: Setting Up and Solving an Acoustics Model
- Nastran FEM Acoustics Boundary Conditions
- Creating Nastran FEM Acoustics Boundary Conditions
- Lab: Creating Nastran FEM Acoustics Boundary Conditions
- Creating Loads for Nastran FEM Acoustics Analysis
- Lab: Creating Loads for Nastran FEM Acoustics Analysis
- Creating Constraints for Nastran FEM Acoustics Analysis
- Lab: Creating Constraints for Nastran FEM Acoustics Analysis
- Nastran FEM Acoustics Simulation Objects
- Creating Simulation Objects for Nastran FEM Acoustics Analysis
- Lab: Creating Simulation Objects for Nastran FEM Acoustics Analysis
- Solving the Nastran FEM Acoustics Model and Reviewing Results
- Post Processing Scenarios
- Lab: Setting Up and Solving a Nastran FEM Vibro-Acoustics Analysis
- Lab Solution: Part 1: Setting Up and Solving a Nastran FEM Vibro-Acoustics Analysis
- Lab Solution: Part 2: Setting Up and Solving a Nastran FEM Vibro-Acoustics Analysis
- Knowledge Check: Setting Up and Solving a Simcenter Nastran FEM Acoustics Solution

- Introduction to Simcenter 3D Acoustics BEM
- Analyzing an Acoustics Model in Acoustics BEM
- Lab: Analyzing an Acoustics Model in Acoustics BEM
- Knowledge Check: Analysis with Simcenter 3D Acoustics BEM

- Meshes for Acoustics Models
- Meshing for Direct BEM Acoustics Analysis
- Lab: Generating Meshes for Direct BEM Analysis
- Meshing for Indirect BEM Acoustic Analysis
- Lab: Generating Meshes for Indirect BEM Acoustic Analysis
- Acoustic Materials
- Lab: Meshing an Acoustics BEM Model
- Lab Solution: Meshing an Acoustics BEM Model
- Knowledge Check: Meshing a Simcenter 3D Acoustics BEM Model

- Acoustics BEM Solution Types
- Acoustics BEM Solution Parameters
- Acoustics BEM Loads
- Creating Loads for Acoustics BEM Analysis
- Lab: Creating Loads for Acoustics BEM Analysis
- Acoustics BEM Simulation Objects
- Creating Simulation Objects for Acoustics BEM Analysis
- Lab: Creating Simulation Objects for Acoustics BEM Analysis
- Post Processing Scenarios
- Lab: Setting Up and Solving an Acoustics BEM Solution
- Lab Solution: Setting Up an Acoustics BEM Solution
- Lab Solution: Solving an Acoustics BEM Solution
- Knowledge Check: Setting Up and Solving a Simcenter 3D Acoustics BEM Solution

- Model and Load Pre-Processing
- Transforming External Result Data for Acoustics Loads
- Lab: Using CFD Data to Create Fan Noise Loads
- Knowledge Check: Model and Load Pre-Processing

- Using Alternate Component Representations in Acoustics Models
- Creating a Mode Set
- Lab: Creating a Mode Set
- Using a Mode Set in an Acoustics Analysis
- Lab: Using a Mode Set in an Acoustics Analysis
- Creating an FRF Set
- Lab: Creating an FRF Set
- Using ATVs as Alternate Component Representations
- Creating an ATV Set
- Lab: Creating an ATV Set
- Using an ATV Set to Evaluate ATV Response
- Lab: Evaluating ATV Response Using SOL 108
- Evaluating ATV Response Using Noise and Vibration
- Lab: Evaluating ATV Response Using Noise and Vibration
- Using an ATV Set to Evaluate MATV Response
- Lab: Evaluating MATV Response
- Creating an ATV Set for BEM Acoustics
- Lab: Creating an ATV Set for BEM Acoustics
- Evaluate ATV Response in BEM Acoustics
- Lab: Evaluating ATV Response in BEM Acoustics
- Knowledge Check: Using Alternate Component Representations in Acoustics Models

- Assessment: Working with Acoustics Models

11 Chapters

- Gearbox Noise Radiation
- Transmission Loss Using Duct Modes
- Panel Transmission Loss
- Compressor Noise Radiation
- Electric Motor Noise
- Pass-By Noise
- Wind Noise
- Aircraft Cabin Noise Using TBL Loads
- Fan Noise
- Satellite Vibration
- Assessment: Acoustics Analysis Applications

This learning path teaches users how to apply acoustics analysis to solve problems in industry.

This learning path teaches users how to apply acoustics analysis to solve problems in industry.

- Analyzing Gearbox Noise Radiation
- Lab: Analyzing Motion to Acoustics Gearbox Noise
- Lab Solution: Setting up the Gearbox Model
- Lab Solution: Setting Up the Acoustic Model
- Lab Solution: Analyzing and Mapping Data
- Lab Solution: Setting Up and Solving the Vibro-acoustics Model
- Knowledge Check: Gearbox Noise Radiation

- Analyzing Transmission Loss Using Duct Modes
- Lab: Analyzing Transmission Loss of a Muffler Using Duct Modes
- Lab Solution: Setting Up the Finite Element Model
- Lab Solution: Setting Up and Solving the Solution
- Lab Solution: Reviewing Results
- Knowledge Check: Transmission Loss Using Duct Modes

- Analyzing Panel Transmission Loss
- Lab: Analyzing Aircraft Panel Transmission Loss
- Lab Solution: Setting up the Acoustic Model
- Lab Solution: Setting Up the Solution
- Lab Solution: Reviewing Results
- Lab Solution: Applying Static Pressure and Temperature
- Lab Solution: Reviewing Static Pressure and Temperature Results
- Lab Solution: Analyzing Narrow Band Results
- Knowledge Check: Panel Transmission Loss

- Using Binary Loads and Binary Nodes in Acoustics Analysis
- Lab: Analyzing Compressor Noise Radiation Using Binary Displacement Loads
- Lab Solution: Importing the Model
- Lab Solution: Meshing the Model
- Lab Solution: Solving and Reviewing Results
- Lab: Analyzing Compressor Noise Radiation Using Binary Modes
- Lab Solution: Setting Up the Finite Element Model
- Lab Solution: Solving and Reviewing Results
- Knowledge Check: Compressor Noise Radiation

- Analyzing Electric Motor Noise
- Lab: Analyzing Electric Motor Noise
- Lab Solution: Defining the Structural Model
- Lab Solution: Importing and Mapping Force Loads
- Lab Solution: Solving and Reviewing Results
- Knowledge Check: Electric Motor Noise

- Analyzing Pass By Noise
- Lab: Analyzing Car Engine Bay Noise
- Lab Solution: Setting Up the Acoustic Model
- Lab Solution: Setting Up the Acoustic Objects
- Lab Solution: Reviewing Acoustic Results
- Knowledge Check: Pass By Noise

- Analyzing Wind Noise
- Lab: Analyzing Wind Noise
- Lab Solution: Reviewing the Finite Element Model
- Lab Solution: Mapping CFD Loads
- Lab Solution: Setting up and Solving the Vibro-acoustic Solution
- Lab Solution: Reviewing Results
- Knowledge Check: Wind Noise

- Analyzing Turbulent Boundary Layer Models
- Lab: Analyzing Aircraft Panel Noise
- Lab Solution: Setting up the Finite Element Model
- Lab Solution: Setting up and Solving for VATVs
- Lab Solution: Generating TBL Loading
- Lab Solution: Setting up, Solving, and Reviewing Results
- Knowledge Check: Aircraft Cabin Noise Using TBL Loads

- Analyzing Fan Noise
- Lab: Analyzing Electronics Fan Noise
- Lab Solution: Reviewing the Finite Element Model
- Lab Solution: Mapping CFD Loads
- Lab Solution: Setting Up and Solving the Vibro-acoustic Solution
- Lab Solution: Reviewing Results
- Knowledge Check: Fan Noise

- Analyzing Satellite Vibration
- Lab: Analyzing Response to Random Excitation of a Satellite
- Lab Solution: Setting Up the Satellite Model
- Lab Solution: Solving and Reviewing Results
- Lab Solution: Creating the Random Vibro-Acoustic Solution
- Lab Solution: Defining the AML and Plane Waves
- Lab Solution: Setting Up the PSD Solution
- Lab Solution: Reviewing Results
- Knowledge Check: Satellite Vibration

- Assessment: Acoustics Analysis Applications

3 Chapters

- Control Elements
- Mechatronics Co-simulation
- Assessment: Controls and Mechatronics Co-simulation

Learn how to control the motion mechanism using data from an external control system.

Learn how to control the motion mechanism using data from an external control system.

- Control Elements
- Creating Control Elements
- Lab: Using Control Elements
- Knowledge Check: Control Elements

- Co-simulation with Third-Party Software
- Co-simulation using Amesim
- Running a Co-simulation using Amesim
- Lab: Running a Co-simulation using Simcenter Amesim
- Running a Co-simulation using Matlab/Simulink
- Running a Co-simulation using FMI
- Lab: Running a Co-simulation using FMI
- Knowledge Check: Mechatronics Co-simulation

- Assessment: Controls and Mechatronics Co-simulation

7 Chapters

- FE model correlation
- Pre-test solution process
- Create a test analysis reference solution
- Prepare for correlation analysis
- Modal correlation
- FRF correlation
- Assessment: FE model correlation

Prepare the physical tests using the pre-test planning tools and how to correlate modal finite element results with experimental data in Simcenter 3D.

Prepare the physical tests using the pre-test planning tools and how to correlate modal finite element results with experimental data in Simcenter 3D.

- Introduction to FE model correlation and updating
- Getting started in Simcenter 3D FE Model Correlation
- Knowledge Check: FE model correlation

- Pre-test solution process
- Pre-test DOFs
- Lab: Creating pre-test solution and defining DOFs
- Sensor selection
- Create pre-test solution and solve sensor configuration
- Lab: Defining sensor configurations
- Exciter selection
- Lab: Defining an exciter configuration using the DPR method
- Lab Answer: Using a Pre-test solution to define exciter locations
- Knowledge Check: Pre-test solution process

- Test analysis reference solution
- Sharing sensor and exciter locations with test engineers
- Lab: Creating a test analysis reference solution
- Knowledge Check: Create a test analysis reference solution

- Correlation solution process
- Creating test and analysis reference solutions
- Lab: Managing test and analysis reference data
- Geometrical correlation of work and reference model
- Lab: Prepare a model for correlation solution process
- Lab Answer: Prepare a model for correlation solution process
- Knowledge Check: Prepare for correlation analysis

- Modal correlation
- Manage mode sensors and work with mode pairs
- Lab: Managing mode sensors
- Quantitative modal correlation
- Generate and display matrix results
- Lab: Visualizing modal correlation results
- Correlate modes of symmetric structure
- Lab: Modal correlation of a symmetric structure
- Lab: Comparing correlation mode shapes
- Lab: Modal correlation of an aircraft engine nacelle
- Lab Answer: Modal correlation of an aircraft engine nacelle
- Knowledge Check: Modal correlation

- Analysis solution process
- Create analysis solution and output request
- Lab: Create an analysis solution with FRF output
- FRF correlation
- Create FRF correlation and display overlay FRFs
- Lab: Creating FRF correlation
- Lab Answer: Creating an FRF correlation
- Knowledge Check: FRF correlation

- Assessment: FE model correlation

12 Chapters

- Introduction to Simcenter 3D Motion
- Analyzing Mechanisms in Motion
- Preparing Models in Motion
- Creating Bodies, Joints, and Drivers
- Defining Springs, Dampers, and Bushings
- Working with Data
- Adding Loads
- Defining Contact
- Solving a Motion Analysis
- Working with Motion Results
- Working with Submechanisms
- Assessment: Motion Fundamentals

Learn to use the basic capabilities of Simcenter 3D Motion to analyze mechanisms.

Learn to use the basic capabilities of Simcenter 3D Motion to analyze mechanisms.

- Introduction to Simcenter 3D Motion
- What is a Mechanism?
- Motion Workflow
- Working in Motion
- Using Motion Files
- Lab: Animating a Mechanism
- Knowledge Check: Working in Motion

- Motion Solvers and General Solution Options
- Motion Analysis-Specific Solution Options
- Running a Kinematic Analysis
- Running a Dynamic Analysis
- Running a Static Analysis
- Lab: Running a Kinematic Analysis with Motion
- Lab: Articulating a Simple Mechanism
- Lab: Running a Dynamic Analysis with Motion
- Lab: Running a Static Analysis with Motion
- Knowledge Check: Analyzing Mechanisms in Motion

- Preparing Models in Motion
- Using Assemblies in Motion
- Lab: Using Assemblies in Motion
- Importing CAD Data into Motion
- Lab: Importing CAD Data into Motion
- Creating a Mechanism in Motion with Primitive Geometry
- Lab: Creating a Mechanism with Primitive Geometry
- Knowledge Check: Preparing Models for Motion

- Motion Bodies
- Lab: Creating Motion Bodies
- Joints
- Creating Joints
- Lab: Creating Cylindrical and Universal Joints
- Understanding the Gruebler Count
- Lab: Checking the Gruebler Count
- Assembling CAD Data
- Joint Friction
- Adding Friction on a Joint
- Lab: Defining Friction on a Joint
- Specialized Constraints and Couplers
- Creating Specialized Constraints and Couplers
- Lab: Creating a Gear Coupler
- Lab: Defining a Point on Curve Constraint
- Lab Solution: Defining a Point on Curve Constraint
- Motion Drivers
- Creating Motion Drivers
- Lab: Creating a Harmonic Motion Driver
- Knowledge Check: Creating Bodies, Joints, and Drivers

- Springs and Dampers
- Creating Springs and Dampers
- Lab: Creating a Spring
- Lab: Creating a Torsion Spring and Damper
- Bushings
- Creating Bushings
- Lab: Creating Bushings
- Knowledge Check: Defining Springs, Dampers, and Bushings

- Profiles
- Using Profiles
- Lab: Using Profiles
- Expressions
- Using Expressions
- Lab: Using Expressions
- Parameter Tables
- Using Parameter Tables
- Lab: Using Parameter Tables
- Math Functions and AFUs
- Using Math Functions and AFUs
- Lab: Using Math Functions and AFUs
- Markers, Smart Points, and Sensors
- Creating Markers, Smart Points, and Sensors
- Lab: Creating Markers and Sensors
- Knowledge Check: Working with Data

- Adding Loads to the Motion Model
- Creating Forces and Torques
- Lab: Creating Scalar and Vector Forces
- Lab: Creating a Scalar Torque
- Lab: Creating Forces and Torques on a Scissors Jack
- Lab Solution: Creating Forces and Torques on a Scissors Jack
- Knowledge Check: Adding Loads

- 3D Contact
- Defining 3D Contact
- Lab: Creating 3D Contact
- Lab: Adding Friction to 3D Contact
- Lab: Creating a Valve Spring and 3D Contact
- Lab Solution: Creating a Valve Spring and 3D Contact
- Analytical Contact
- Analytical Contact Parameters
- Defining Analytical Contact
- Lab: Creating Analytical Contact
- Lab: Creating Analytical Contact Geometry
- Lab: Creating Analytical Contact on a Newton's Cradle
- Lab Solution: Creating Analytical Contact on a Newton's Cradle
- Knowledge Check: Defining Contact

- Setting Up a Motion Analysis
- Setting Up and Solving a Static Analysis
- Setting Up and Solving a Dynamics Analysis
- Improving Solver Performance and Debugging Solver Errors
- Lab: Debugging Solver Errors
- Exporting a Solution and Solving Outside Simcenter 3D
- Knowledge Check: Solving a Motion Analysis

- Motion Results
- Animating Motion Results
- Graphing Motion Results
- Lab: Animating and Graphing Forces
- Lab: Running a Clearance Analysis
- Lab: Identifying Interference
- Lab: Tracing Movement
- Lab: Running a Simulation with Spreadsheet Data
- Lab: Displaying Results in Results Viewer
- Knowledge Check: Working with Motion Results

- Submechanisms
- Working with Submechanisms
- Lab: Adding a Submechanism
- Adding Override Properties to Submechanisms
- Lab: Adding Override Properties to Submechanisms
- Mapping Submechanism Geometry
- Lab: Mapping Submechanism Geometry
- Knowledge Check: Working with Submechanisms

- Assessment: Motion Fundamentals

1 Chapter

- Discrete Drivetrain

Learn how to create chain, track, and cable models for Motion analysis.

Learn how to create chain, track, and cable models for Motion analysis.

- Introduction to Discrete Drivetrain
- Defining Discrete Drivetrain Layout Elements
- Defining Discrete Drivetrain Pattern Elements
- Defining Discrete Drivetrain Advanced Reporting
- Defining Discrete Drivetrain Pre-tension and Sag
- Creating a Chain Model
- Lab: Creating a Chain Model
- Creating a Track Model
- Solving a Track Model
- Lab: Creating a Track Model
- Creating a Cable Model
- Lab: Creating a Cable Model
- Knowledge Check: Discrete Drivetrain

6 Chapters

- Introducing Simcenter 3D Multiphysics
- Meshing for thermal analysis
- Defining thermal boundary conditions
- Defining thermal contacts
- Steady state and transient thermal analysis
- Assessment: Fundamentals of thermal analysis in Simcenter 3D

Learn how to use the basic capabilities of Simcenter 3D Thermal Multiphysics to perform sophisticated thermal analysis.

Learn how to use the basic capabilities of Simcenter 3D Thermal Multiphysics to perform sophisticated thermal analysis.

- Introducing Simcenter 3D Multiphysics
- Introducing Simcenter 3D Multiphysics workflow
- Lab: Simulation process in Simcenter 3D Pre/Post
- Heat transfer concepts
- Assessment: Introducing thermal analysis in Simcenter 3D Multiphysics

- Selecting a mesh and element types
- Defining a mesh for thermal analysis
- Creating mesh and defining material and physical properties for a thermal models
- Lab: Create multiple mesh types
- Lab: Create physical properties for a heat exchanger model
- Working with mesh
- Lab: Create mesh mating conditions and mesh controls
- Lab: Resolve mesh quality issues
- Assessment: Meshing for thermal analysis

- Defining thermal loads
- Defining thermal constraints
- Applying thermal boundary conditions
- Lab: Define thermal boundary conditions
- Assessment: Defining thermal boundary conditions

- Thermal coupling
- Selecting primary and secondary regions
- Lab: Perform a heat transfer analysis between a chip, PCB and casting
- Thermal coupling types
- Defining thermal contacts
- Lab: Create thermal coupling boundary conditions
- Assessment: Defining thermal contacts

- Solution setups for steady state and transient analysis
- Steady state analysis
- Setting up and solving a steady state solution
- Lab: Define a thermostat in a steady state solution
- Controlling transient solution
- Defining time steps in transient solutions
- Principle Lab: Thermal transient analysis of a power supply
- Lab Answer: Thermal transient analysis of a power supply
- Setting up a transient solution from a condition sequence
- Lab: Post process transient results
- Assessment: Steady state and transient thermal analysis

- Assessment: Fundamentals of thermal analysis in Simcenter 3D

3 Chapters

- Coupled thermal-structural analysis
- Multiphysics analysis of turbomachines
- Assessment: Thermal-structural analysis in Simcenter 3D Multiphysics

Analyze a general thermal-structural model, use advanced modeling features to perform a thermal-structural analysis of turbomachinery in hybrid 2D/3D models.

Analyze a general thermal-structural model, use advanced modeling features to perform a thermal-structural analysis of turbomachinery in hybrid 2D/3D models.

- Structural analysis in Simcenter 3D Multiphysics
- Lab: Set up and run a structural solution
- Coupled thermal-structural analysis
- Setting up a thermal-structural solution
- Post-processing thermal-structural results
- Lab: Set up and run a coupled thermal-structural solution
- Lab: Thermal-structural analysis of the fog lamp
- Lab answer: Thermal-structural analysis of the for lamp
- Assessment: Coupled thermal-structural analysis

- Multiphysics analysis of turbomachines
- Defining thermal streams, voids and convecting zones
- Create thermal boundary conditions for an aeroengine compressor
- Using condition sequences in turbomachinery modeling
- Create a solution from a condition sequence
- Using axisymmetric and non-axisymmetric elements
- Creating the axisymmetric models with non-axisymmetric parts
- Lab: Create physical properties and elements for an axisymmetric model
- Lab: Create an axisymmetric model
- Creating hybrid 2D and 3D models
- Setting up a hybrid 2D and 3D model
- Lab: Set up a hybrid 2D and 3D thermal model
- Multiphysics analysis of turbomachines

- Assessment: Thermal-structural analysis in Simcenter 3D Multiphysics

4 Chapters

- Flexible Body Analysis with Automatic Flex
- Flexible Body Analysis with Flexible Body
- Flexible Body Post-processing
- Assessment: Flexible Body Analysis

Learn how to analyze and post-process flexible motion bodies.

Learn how to analyze and post-process flexible motion bodies.

- Introduction to Flexible Bodies
- Flexible Body Analysis Using Automatic Flex
- Using Automatic Flex to Create a Flexible Body
- Lab: Using Automatic Flex to Create a Flexible Body
- Lab: Adding Flexibility to a Model using Automatic Flex with Mesh
- Lab Solution: Adding Flexibility to a Model using Automatic Flex with Mesh
- Knowledge Check: Flexible Body Analysis with Automatic Flex

- Flexible Body Analysis Using Flexible Body
- Using Flexible Body to Create a Flexible Body
- Lab: Using Flexible Body to Create a Flexible Body
- Knowledge Check: Flexible Body Analysis with Flexible Body

- Flexible Body Post-processing
- Post Processing Flexible Bodies
- Lab: Post Processing Flexible Bodies
- Knowledge Check: Flexible Body Post-processing

- Assessment: Flexible Body Analysis

6 Chapters

- Radiation modeling
- 1D hydraulic network modeling
- Articulation and motion modeling
- Joule heating and Peltier cooler
- Customize the thermal solver
- Assessment: Advanced thermal modeling applications

Learn how to model advanced radiation, 1D hydraulic network, articulation, Joule heating, Peltier cooling and how to extend the solver functionality.

Learn how to model advanced radiation, 1D hydraulic network, articulation, Joule heating, Peltier cooling and how to extend the solver functionality.

- Understanding thermal radiation
- Radiation exchange
- Radiation modeling
- Defining enclosure and radiative heating
- Lab: Explore advanced thermo-optical properties for radiation modeling
- Assessment: Radiation modeling

- 1D hydraulic duct networks
- How the thermal solver computes ducts
- Creating a 1D mesh duct network and modeling the cooling of a 2D shell heat exchanger
- Lab: Create 1D duct network in a mold
- Analyzing forced convection in a heat exchanger using immersed ducts
- Lab: Create duct boundary conditions on a model
- Assessment: 1D hydraulic network modeling

- Articulation and motion modeling in heat transfer analysis
- How the thermal solver computes articulation
- Modeling the thermal effects of moving parts
- Lab: Model the robot arm motion using articulation
- Assessment: Articulation and motion modeling

- Joule heating and Peltier cooler modeling
- Modeling Joule heating
- Lab: Model Joule heating
- Lab: Model a Peltier cooler
- Assessment: Joule heating and Peltier cooler

- Extending the solver functionality with a user-written subroutine
- Lab: Using a user written subroutine define a thermostat
- Customizing the thermal solver using plugin functions
- Including and running the plugin function in a solve
- Lab: Using a plugin function to specify a heat transfer coefficient
- Knowledge check: Customize the thermal solver

- Assessment: Advanced thermal modeling applications

4 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

8 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

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
- 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

3 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

6 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
- 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

7 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
- 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

1 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

6 Chapters

- Analysis with Simcenter 3D/Simcenter Nastran FEM Acoustics
- Meshing Acoustics Models
- Setting Up and Solving Acoustics Solutions
- Model and Load Pre-Processing
- Using Alternate Component Representations
- Assessment: Working-with-Simcenter-3D/Simcenter-Nastran-FEM-Acoustics

This learning path teaches users how to prepare a Simcenter 3D / Simcenter Nastran FEM Acoustics model and review analysis results.

This learning path teaches users how to prepare a Simcenter 3D / Simcenter Nastran FEM Acoustics model and review analysis results.

- Introduction to Simcenter 3D / Simcenter Nastran FEM Acoustics
- Analyzing an Acoustics Model in Simcenter 3D / Simcenter Nastran FEM Acoustics
- Lab: Analyzing an Acoustics Model in Simcenter 3D/Simcenter Nastran FEM Acoustics
- Analysis with the Simcenter 3D Noise and Vibration Solver
- Knowledge Check: Introduction to Simcenter 3D/Simcenter Nastran FEM Acoustics

- Meshes for Acoustic Models
- Acoustic Mesh Types
- Meshing Structural Models
- Lab: Meshing Structural Models
- Meshing for Interior Acoustic Analysis
- Lab: Generating Meshes for Interior Acoustic Analysis
- Meshing for External Acoustic Analysis
- Lab: Generating Meshes for Exterior Acoustic Analysis
- Creating a Microphone Mesh
- Lab: Creating a Microphone Mesh
- Acoustic Materials
- Lab: Meshing an Acoustics Model
- Lab Solution: Meshing an Acoustics Model
- Lab: Meshing Vibro-acoustics Model
- Lab Solution Part 1: Meshing a Vibro-acoustics Model
- Lab Solution Part 2: Meshing a Vibro-acoustics Model
- Knowledge Check: Meshing an Acoustics Model

- Setting Up and Solving an Acoustics Model
- Solution Types for Simcenter 3D / Simcenter Nastran FEM Acoustics
- Solution Parameters for Simcenter 3D / Simcenter Nastran FEM Acoustics
- Lab: Setting Up and Solving an Acoustics Model
- Boundary Conditions for Simcenter 3D / Simcenter Nastran Acoustics FEM
- Creating Boundary Conditions for Acoustics Analysis
- Lab: Creating a Boundary Condition for Acoustics Analysis
- Creating Loads for Acoustics Analysis
- Lab: Creating Loads for Acoustics Analysis
- Creating Constraints for Acoustics Analysis
- Lab: Creating Constraints for Acoustics Analysis
- Simulation Objects for Simcenter 3D / Simcenter Nastran FEM Acoustics
- Creating Simulation Objects for Acoustics Analysis
- Lab: Creating Simulation Objects for Acoustics Analysis
- Solving the Acoustics Model and Reviewing Acoustics Analysis Results
- Post Processing Scenarios
- Lab: Setting Up and Solving a Vibro-Acoustic Analysis
- Lab Solution: Part 1: Setting Up and Solving a Vibro-Acoustics Analysis
- Lab Solution: Part 2: Setting Up and Solving a Vibro-Acoustics Analysis
- Knowledge Check: Setting Up and Solving an Acoustics Solution

- Model and Load Pre-Processing
- Transforming External Result Data for Acoustics Loads
- Lab: Using CFD Data to Create Fan Noise Loads
- Knowledge Check: Model and Load Pre-Processing

- Using Alternate Component Representations in Acoustics Models
- Creating a Mode Set to Represent a Structural Model
- Lab: Creating a Mode Set to Represent a Structural Model
- Creating an ATV Set to Represent an Acoustics Model
- Lab: Creating an ATV Set to Represent an Acoustics Model
- Evaluating MATV Response Using Noise and Vibration
- Lab: Evaluating MATV Response Using Noise and Vibration
- Creating and Using an FRF Set in a Vibro-Acoustic Analysis
- Lab: Creating and Using an FRF Set in a Vibro-Acoustic Analysis
- KC: Using Alternate Component Representations

- Assessment: Working-with-Simcenter-3D/Simcenter-Nastran-FEM-Acoustics

7 Chapters

- Gearbox Noise Radiation
- Transmission Loss Using Duct Modes
- Panel Transmission Loss
- Electric Motor Noise
- Pass-By Noise
- Satellite Vibration
- Assessment: Applications of Simcenter 3D / Simcenter Nastran FEM Acoustics

This learning path teaches users how to apply Simcenter 3D/Simcenter Nastran FEM Acoustics analysis to solve problems in industry.

This learning path teaches users how to apply Simcenter 3D/Simcenter Nastran FEM Acoustics analysis to solve problems in industry.

- Analyzing Gearbox Noise Radiation
- Lab: Analyzing Motion to Acoustics Gearbox Noise
- Lab Solution: Setting up the Gearbox Model
- Lab Solution: Setting Up the Acoustic Model
- Lab Solution: Analyzing and Mapping Data
- Lab Solution: Setting Up and Solving the Vibro-acoustics Model
- Knowledge Check: Gearbox Noise Radiation

- Analyzing Transmission Loss with Duct Modes
- Lab: Analyzing Transmission Loss of a Muffler Using Duct Modes
- Lab Solution: Setting Up the Finite Element Model
- Lab Solution: Setting Up and Solving the Solution
- Lab Solution: Reviewing Results
- Knowledge Check: Transmission Loss Using Duct Modes

- Analyzing Panel Transmission Loss
- Lab: Analyzing Aircraft Panel Transmission Loss
- Lab Solution: Setting up the Acoustic Model
- Lab Solution: Setting Up the Solution
- Lab Solution: Reviewing Results
- Lab Solution: Applying Static Pressure and Temperature
- Lab Solution: Reviewing Static Pressure and Temperature Results
- Lab Solution: Analyzing Narrow Band Results
- Knowledge Check: Panel Transmission Loss

- Analyzing Electric Motor Noise
- Lab: Analyzing Electric Motor Noise
- Lab Solution: Analyzing Electric Motor Noise
- Knowledge Check: Electric Motor Noise

- Analyzing Pass By Noise
- Lab: Analyzing Car Engine Bay Noise
- Lab Solution: Setting Up the Acoustic Solution
- Lab Solution: Setting Up the Acoustic Objects
- Lab Solution: Reviewing Acoustic Results
- Knowledge Check: Pass By Noise

- Analyzing Satellite Vibration
- Lab: Analyzing Response to Random Excitation of a Satellite
- Lab Solution: Setting Up the Satellite Model
- Lab Solution: Solving and Reviewing Results
- Lab Solution: Creating the Random Vibro-Acoustic Solution
- Lab Solution: Defining the AML and Plane Waves
- Lab Solution: Setting Up the PSD Solution
- Lab Solution: Solving and Reviewing Results
- Knowledge Check: Satellite Vibration

- Assessment: Applications of Simcenter 3D / Simcenter Nastran FEM Acoustics

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