Ansys Mechanical Advanced Connections (Self-paced Learning Available)

Course Overview

This course will enable you to achieve and understand simulation analysis with contact, giving you knowledge for preprocessing full solution and post-processing.



  • Completion of the Ansys Mechanical Basic Structural Nonlinearities course is required.
  • Students need a working knowledge of the procedures for performing a basic nonlinear static structural analysis in the Mechanical Environment.
  • 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.

Self-paced Learning:

Complete a class on your own schedule at your own pace. Scope is equivalent to Instructor led classes. Includes video lecture, workshops and input files. All our Self-Paced video courses are only available with an Ansys Learning Hub subscription. Register for a subscription using the tab below or contact for more information.

Learning Path


Learning Outcome

Currently, no Learning Outcome available.

 Available Dates

Time Duration Event Type Location Language Course Cost  
February 22, 2021
11:00 - 13:00   EST (GMT -5)
4 Sessions
Feb 22 - 25
Virtual Virtual - WebEx English Subscription Only REGISTER
April 12, 2021
11:00 - 13:00   EST (GMT -5)
4 Sessions
Apr 12-15
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.


This is a 2 day classroom course covering both lectures and workshops. For virtual training, this course is covered over 4 x 2 hour sessions, lectures only.

  • Module: Connections Overview
  • Workshop: Auto Detection
  • Workshop: Connections Worksheet
  • Module: Interface Treatment
  • Workshop: Interference Fit
  • Workshop: Contact Stabilization Damping
  • Workshop: Frictional Contact
  • Module: Bolt Pretension
  • Workshop: Bolt Flange
  • Module: Gaskets
  • Workshop: Nonlinear Gasket
  • Module: Advanced Features via MAPDL
  • Workshop: TAUMAX
  • Workshop: Fluid Pressure Penetration
  • Workshop: Archard Wear
  • Module: General Contact