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Introduction to Ansys SCADE Architect

Course Overview

Ansys SCADE Architect is a system design product line for complex embedded systems modeling, based on the standard SysML notation. Ansys SCADE Architect augments this underlying capability by providing a user-friendly and intuitive model-based environment for system engineers.

This course is an introduction to the Ansys SCADE Architect environment. You will learn to create a complete project starting from modeling, traceability, report generation, down to SCADE Suite synchronization. The course also offers a specific focus on operational analysis of a system, functional breakdown, architecture definition and selection, interfaces and data management.

Core Topics

  • Key SCADE Architect features and tool interface
  • Structural diagrams: Block Definition Diagrams, Internal Block Diagrams
  • Functional decomposition, architecture definition and allocations management
  • Data dictionary and data propagation
  • Structured annotations 
  • Tables overview and customization 
  • Navigation in models
  • Layout and styles
  • Rules checker 
  • Requirements traceability management
  • Report generation
  • Exporting from your SCADE Architect model into a new system model
  • Synchronization with SCADE Suite: model export to software design and software model import into SCADE Architect


  • No previous exposure is required.

Teaching Method:

Lectures and computer practical sessions to validate acquired knowledge.

Learning outcome

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

  • Create a complete SCADE Architect project from modeling to report generation and requirement traceability management

  • Perform synchronization with SCADE Suite models

 Available Dates

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.



Core part is a 2 days classroom course covering both lectures and workshops

And additional modules are also available to cover specific functionalities.

Duration are given below.

Additional Modules (optional)
  • JAVA customization of Checker rules, table queries, and synchronization (2 hours)
  • Behavioral and Parametric Diagrams (4 hours)

SysML tools  (Enterprise Architect, MagicDraw®, IBM Rhapsody®) and Ansys Twin Builder™ gateways (2 hours)