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Introduction to ANSYS Aqwa

Overview

The course will cover the general use of features within the Aqwa software, through both the Workbench interface and direct use of the solver. A mixture of lectures and workshops will provide instruction on model set-up, diffraction analysis, static and dynamic motions analyses for a series of typical marine and offshore configurations.

Learning Outcome

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

  • Setup an Aqwa workflow inside ANSYS Workbench
  • Setup the environment in Aqwa: waves, current,phase, wind definition
  • Understand the hydrodynamics response basics
  • Define articulations and fenders
  • Define multi bodies interaction
  • Understand the load mapping workflow

Prerequisites

  • No previous knowledge of ANSYS Aqwa is required.
  • Some knowledge of naval architecture or offshore engineering is desirable.

Target Audience: Engineers and Designers dealing with structures submitted to hydrodynamics loads.

Teaching Method: Lectures and computer practical sessions to validate acquired knowledge.

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.

Introduction to ANSYS Aqwa

 

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Agenda :

This is a 2 day classroom course covering both lectures and workshops. For virtual training, this course is covered over 5 x 2 hour sessions, lectures only.

 

Live Classroom Day 1

  • Module 01: Introduction 

  • Module 02: Aqwa Basics, Hydrodynamics diffraction

  • Workshop 02.1: Ship Hydrodynamics Diffraction

  • Module 03: Aqwa Basics, Hydrodynamics Response

  • Workshop 03.1: Ship Hydrodynamic Response

  • Module 04: Aqwa Articulations

  • Workshop 04.1: Aqwa articulation - FPSO and Turret

Live Classroom Day 1

  • Module 05: Aqwa Fixed structures and multi-body interaction

  • Workshop 05.1: Ship and Pier Hydrodynamic interaction

  • Module 06: Aqwa slender body modelling and drag linearization

  • Workshop 06.1: Truss spar including drap linearization

  • Module 07: Aqwa / Mechanical load mapping

  • Workshop 07.1: Load mapping to ANSYS Mechanical for a truss spar

  • Module 08: Appendix

 

Virtual session 1

  • Module 01: Introduction 

  • Module 02: Aqwa Basics, Hydrodynamics diffraction

Virtual session 2

  • Module 03: Aqwa Basics, Hydrodynamics Response

  • Module 04: Aqwa Articulations

Virtual session 3

  • Module 05: Aqwa Fixed structures and multi-body interaction

Virtual session 4

  • Module 06: Aqwa slender body modelling and drag linearization

Virtual session 5

  • Module 07: Aqwa / Mechanical load mapping

  • Module 08: Appendix

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