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Ansys Mechanical 
Beyond the Basics
(Self-paced Learning Available)

Course Overview

If you have completed Ansys Mechanical Getting Started, this course is your next step. Here, you will learn several techniques that build upon the fundamentals to improve both the efficiency of your solutions and the physical fidelity of your model. You will also acquire a firm foundation for studying the many advanced analysis techniques in Ansys Mechanical, including Nonlinearities, Dynamics, and Heat Transfer. 


  • Completion of the Ansys Mechanical Getting Started course is required.

Teaching Method

Lectures and computer practical sessions to validate acquired knowledge.

Learning Outcome

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

  • Demonstrate a deeper understanding of the considerations that are important in the planning of a useful and appropriate analysis model.  

  • Understand and implement basic techniques for applying symmetry, efficient bolt modeling, bolt pretension, and nonlinear contact.  

  • Describe additional approaches to improving solution accuracy and performing model validation.  

 Available Dates

Currently, no training dates available

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.

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.


This is a self-paced training course only, covering self-paced videos and workshops. Duration 2.25 Hours.

Module 01: Improved Modeling Approach

  • Step-by-Step Guide 01 on the Globe Valve model or 
  • Workshop 01 on the Journal Bearing model​

Module 02: Further Geometry Considerations​

  • Step-by-Step Guide 02 on the Globe Valve model or 
  • Workshop 02 on the Journal Bearing model​

Module 03: More Realistic Connections​

  • Step-by-Step Guide 03 on the Globe Valve model or 
  • Workshop 03 on the Journal Bearing model

Module 04: Enhanced Mesh Techniques​

  • Step-by-Step Guide 04 on the Globe Valve model or 
  • Workshop 04 on the Journal Bearing model​

Module 05: Additional Analysis Settings, Loads, and Supports​

  • Step-by-Step Guide 05 on the Globe Valve model or 
  • Workshop 05 on the Journal Bearing model​

Module 06: Expanded Results and Validation​

  • Step-by-Step Guide 06 on the Globe Valve model or 
  • Workshop 06 on the Journal Bearing model