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Introduction to ANSYS nCode DesignLife

Overview

This is an introductory course to the Standard ANSYS nCode DesignLife fatigue tool. It is aimed at providing students with the skills to carry out a fatigue analysis of components and structures in order to be able to make a durability assessment. You will learn how to use the results of a finite element analysis to define a damaging stress/strain history, how to assign fatigue properties to different areas of the model and how to use stress and strain approaches to make an estimate of fatigue life.

Prerequisites

  • A technical education and/or background in an engineering discipline is recommended but having an engineering degree is not required. Some experience of using ANSYS Workbench would be useful.

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.

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Agenda :

This is a 1 day classroom course covering both tutorials and workshops. For virtual training, this course is covered over 5 x 2 hour sessions, tutorials only.

  • Virtual Classroom Session 1 / Live Classroom Day 1
    • Introduction to CAE FatigueLecture
    • Workbench DesignLife Integration
    • Workshop: Examine how ANSYS nCode DesignLife Interacts with ANSYS Mechanical on the Workbench Platform
  • Virtual Classroom Session 2 / Live Classroom Day 1
    • Lecture: Introduction to the DesignLife Interface
    • Workshop: Constant Amplitude Stress Life Fatigue Analysis
    • Lecture: Importing FEA Results
    • Workshop: Import FE model, Review Results and Select Subsets
  • Virtual Classroom Session 3 / Live Classroom Day 1
    • Lecture: Materials Mapping
    • Workshop: Materials Assignment
    • Lecture: Load Mapping
    • Workshops: Constant Amplitude, Time Series and Time Step
  • Virtual Classroom Session 4 / Live Classroom Day 1
    • Lecture: Duty Cycles
    • Workshop: Duty Cycles
    • Lecture: Overview of Stress Based Approach
    • SN Fatigue Data, Mean Stress Corrections, Stress Combination Methods, Multi-Axial Assessment, Certainty of Survival, Notch Effects and Stress Gradients, Factor of Safety
    • Workshops: SN based fatigue assessments
  • Virtual Classroom Session 5 / Live Classroom Day 1
    • Lecture: Overview of Strain Life Approach
    • Lecture: EN Fatigue Data, Mean Stress Effects, Strain Combinations, Multi-Axial Assessment, Elastic-Plastic Corrections, Notch Effects and Stress Gradients, Certainty of Survival, Surface Effects
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Date/Time Duration Event Type Location Language Cost
February 25, 2019
09:00 - 11:00   EST (GMT -5)
February 25, 2019 3 sessions
Feb 25-27
Virtual Virtual - WebEx English Subscription Only REGISTER  ›

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