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Ansys Mechanical Advanced - Use of MAPDL in Mechanical

Course Overview

This course will enable you to use APDL language in Mechanical and access to advanced features. You will also learn how to use Ansys Mechanical APDL.


  • Completion of the Introduction to Ansys Mechanical course is required.
  • General familiarity with the Workbench Project Page, Engineering Data and the Mechanical Interface is assumed.

Target Audience

Engineers and 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 Path


Learning Outcome

Currently, no Learning Outcome available.

 Available Dates

Currently, no training dates available

Learning Options

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


This is a 2 day classroom course covering both lectures and workshops. For virtual training, this course is covered over 3 x 2 hour sessions, lectures only.

Classroom Day 1

  • Introduction
  • Module 01: Introduction
  • Module 02: APDL Introduction
  • Workshop 01: Get Start to MAPDL
  • Workshop 02: Analyzing a Beam & Shell Model with Command Objects
  • Module 03: Preprocessing and Element Attributes
  • Workshop (included in the module 03): Creating Elements (APDL Script)
  • Module 04: Post Processing
  • Workshop (included in the module 04):  Post Processing (APDL Script)
  • Module 05: APDL commands
  • Workshop 03: Using APDL commands for the Post Processing

Classroom Day 2

  • Module 06: Using APDL within Mechanical Workbench
  • Workshop 04: Beam Taper
  • Additional Workshops (not documented)