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ANSYS Mechanical Heat Transfer - (Also available as Self-paced Learning)


Develop the skills necessary to analyze the thermal response of structures and mechanical components to various heat loads. Learn and apply complete solution procedures for steady-state, transient, linear, and nonlinear thermal analyses. Explore advanced solution procedures that include APDL commands objects and coupled thermal-structural analysis.

After completing the course, students should be able to analyze, in ANSYS Mechanical, the thermal responses of structures involving conduction, convection, and radiation heat transfer.


  • A technical education and background in FEA analysis is recommended but an engineering degree is not required.
  • Completion of the Introduction to ANSYS Mechanical course is required.

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.

ANSYS Mechanical Heat Transfer



Topics Covered :

●      Introduction to Heat Transfer

●      The Thermal/Structural Analogy

●      Thermal Preprocessing

●      Thermal Boundary Conditions

●      Steady-State Thermal Analysis

●      Multistep Solution

●      Nonlinear Thermal Features

●      Nonlinear Solution Control

●      Transient Solution Features

●      Transient Solution Control

●      Phase-Change Analysis

●      Introduction to APDL

●      Using Commands Objects

●      ACT Extensions for Thermal Analysis

●      Introduction to Coupled-Field Analysis

●      Coupling Thermal and Structural Analyses

●      Coupling Multistep Analyses

●      Coupling Dissimilar Meshes

Agenda :

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

  • Live Classroom Day 1 / Virtual Session 1
    • Module 01: Heat Transfer Fundamentals
    • Workshop 01.1: Thermal Bar
    • Quick Workshop 01: Conduction
    • Quick Workshop 02: Convection
    • Module 02: Preprocessing and Results
    • Workshop 02.1: Heating Coil
    • Workshop 02.2: Thermal Contact
    • Module 03: Boundary Conditions
    • Workshop 03.1: Solenoid
    • Module 04: Steady State Heat Transfer
    • Workshop 04.1: Radiating System
  • Live Classroom Day 2 / Virtual Session 2
    • Module 05: Nonlinear Thermal Analysis
    • Workshop 05.1: Fin Tube
    • Module 06: Transient Thermal Analysis
    • Workshop 06.1: Soldering Iron
    • Workshop 06.2: Phase Change
  • Live Classroom Day 2 / Virtual Session 3
    • Module 07: APDL and Commands Objects
    • Workshop 07.1: Cup of Coffee
    • Workshop 07.2: Surface to Surface radiation
    • Module 08: Coupled Analysis
    • Workshop 08.1: Fluid Thermal Element FLUID116
    • Workshop 08.2: Coupled Field Element SOLID226
    • Workshop 08.3: Electro-Thermo-Mechanical Reliability For PCB ANSYS Mechanical Trace Mapping Solution
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Date/Time Duration Event Type Location Language Class Cost
December 10, 2019
16:00 - 18:00   EST (GMT -5)
December 10, 2019 3 Sessions
Dec 10-12
Virtual Virtual - WebEx English Subscription Only Register  ›

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