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Ansys Mechanical Fatigue

Course Overview

Are you experiencing component failures due to thermal cycling or vibration after only minutes or hours of testing? Ansys Mechanical fatigue analysis capabilities can help you avoid these failures by allowing you to virtually test your components before you build them, accurately and efficiently analyze fatigue loading scenarios, and make better engineering decisions. This course covers the use of the Ansys Mechanical Fatigue Tool to perform stress-based and strain-based fatigue analyses in both the time and frequency domains. It also includes several hands-on workshops.

Prerequisites

  • Completion of 'Ansys Mechanical Getting started' is required.
  • If frequency-based fatigue is of interest, completion of Module 06 (Harmonic Analysis) and Module 08 (Random Vibration Analysis) of 'Ansys Mechanical Linear and Nonlinear Dynamics' is required.
  • A theoretical background in the basics of fatigue analysis is recommended.

Target Audience

Mechanical Engineers, including Vibrations Engineers, Aerospace Engineers, Automotive Engineers, Industrial Equipment Engineers, Heat Transfer Engineers, and similar sub-disciplines; Mechanical Design Engineers; Mechanical Designers.

Teaching Method

Lectures and computer practical sessions to validate acquired knowledge. A training certificate is provided to all attendees who complete the course.

Learning Pathway

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Learning Outcome

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Apply the stress-life analysis approach to predict the fatigue life of structures that deform in the linear material range.
  • Describe the differences between constant amplitude and variable amplitude loading for stress-life analysis and apply the appropriate analysis techniques for each.
  • Describe the differences between proportional and non-proportional loading for stress-life analysis and apply the appropriate analysis techniques for each.
  • Apply the strain-life analysis approach to predict the fatigue life of structures that deform in the nonlinear material range.
  • Apply the frequency-based analysis approach to predict the fatigue life of structures that experience random vibration or harmonic loading.

Available Dates

Time Duration Event Type Location Language Course Cost Registration
July 29, 2021
13:00 - 15:00   EST (GMT -5)
2 Sessions
Jul 29-30
Virtual Virtual - WebEx English Subscription Only REGISTER
November 15, 2021
09:00 - 11:00   EST (GMT -5)
2 Sessions
Nov 15-16
Virtual Virtual - WebEx English Subscription Only REGISTER

Learning Options

Training materials for this course are available with an Ansys Learning Hub Subscription. If there is no active public schedule available, private training can be arranged. Please contact us.

Agenda 

This is a One-day classroom course covering both lectures and workshops. For virtual training, this course is covered over 2 x 2 hour sessions, lectures only.

Virtual Classroom Session 1

  • Module 01: Introduction
  • Workshop 01.1: Introduction to Stress-Life Analysis
  • Module 02: Stress-Life Method
  • Workshop 02.1: Variable Amplitude, Proportional Loading Stress-Life Analysis
  • Workshop 02.2: Constant Amplitude, Non-Proportional Loading Stress-Life Analysis

Virtual Classroom Session 2 

  • Module 03: Strain-Life Method
  • Workshop 03.1: Strain-Life Method
  • Module 04: Frequency-Based Fatigue
  • Workshop 04.1: Frequency-Based Fatigue Analysis

Virtual Classroom Session 1 / Live Classroom Day 1

  • Module 01: Introduction
  • Workshop 01.1: Introduction to Stress-Life Analysis
  • Module 02: Stress-Life Method
  • Workshop 02.1: Variable Amplitude, Proportional Loading Stress-Life Analysis
  • Workshop 02.2: Constant Amplitude, Non-Proportional Loading Stress-Life Analysis


Virtual Classroom Session 2 / Live Classroom Day 1

  • Module 03: Strain-Life Method
  • Workshop 03.1: Strain-Life Method
  • Module 04: Frequency-Based Fatigue
  • Workshop 04.1: Frequency-Based Fatigue Analysis