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Ansys Mechanical Workbench Additive
(Self-paced Learning Available)

Course Overview

This course is designed to provide knowledge about the 3D print process simulation. 

It will give you a general overview of the challenges when simulating a print process. Once you have obtained the optimized shape from Ansys Mechanical using Structural Optimization tools, you’ll be able to simulate the printing manufacturing process. 

It requires you to consider the orientation of the part in the printer, the materials to be used and the design of the support structure. The course teaches you how to use wizard for PBF and DED process simulation. Calibration steps are also explained in the course. 

Prerequisites

Target Audience

Engineers and Designers working with printing process for additive manufacturing.

Teaching Method

Lectures and computer practical sessions to validate acquired knowledge. A training certificate is provided to all attendees who complete the course.

Learning Path

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Learning Outcome

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

  • Understand the challenges of simulating 3D print process.
  • Understand the Lumped layer approach.
  • Consider the Material information to provide.
  • Create the workflow for thermal structural analysis weak coupling.
  • Run calibration analysis.
  • Setting up a 3D print process simulation using the wizards for PDB and DED process.
  • Use distortion compensation tools.
  • Be familiar with the APDL commands behind the 3D print process simulation.

Available Dates

Currently, no training dates available

Learning Options

Training materials for this course are available with an Ansys Learning Hub Subscription. If there is no active public schedule available, private training can be arranged. 

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.

Agenda

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

Virtual Classroom Session 1 

  • Module 01: Additive Manufacturing Simulations – Overview
  • Module 02: Calibration – Overview 

Virtual Classroom Session 2

  • Module 03: Additive Wizard 

Virtual Classroom Session 3 

  • Module 04: Advanced Settings 
  • Module 05: DED Process

Live Classroom Day 1

  • Module 01: Additive Manufacturing Simulations – Overview
  • Module 02: Calibration – Overview 
  • Workshop 02.1: Calibration Part I 
  • Workshop 02.2: Calibration Part II
  • Module 03: Additive Wizard 
  • Workshop 03.1: Inherent strain analysis
  • Workshop 03.2: Distortion compensation using SpaceClaim 

Live Classroom Day 2

  • Workshop 03.3: Inherent strain analysis with symmetry
  • Workshop 03.4: Additive wizard – Workshop (thermo-mechanical) 
  • Workshop 03.5: Thermomechanical Simulation (manual setup)
  • Workshop 03.6: Heat treatment analysis 
  • Workshop 03.4: Additive wizard – Workshop (thermo-mechanical) 
  • Workshop 03.5: Thermomechanical Simulation (manual setup)
  • Workshop 03.6: Heat treatment analysis 
  • Module 04: Advanced Settings 
  • Module 05: DED Process