SOLIDWORKS Simulation Dynamics

Instructor Led Analysis Training Course

This course is targeted for the users who would like to become productive in analyzing structures subjected to various types of dynamic loading. The material covered includes the time dependent analysis(force loads as well as motion shock loading examples), harmonic analysis and random vibration analysis (MILS-STD-810F example is included).

Who should attend: Designed for users who would like to become productive fast, the advanced course offers hands-on experience on the use of SOLIDWORKS Simulation Dynamics modules. The two-day course provides an overview on a wide range of dynamic analysis topics.

 

Course details and prerequisites:

Take In-class: 2 Days
OR Online: 4 Days (4 hours/day)
Type: Instructor Led
Level: Intermediates

Prerequisites:

After the training you will be able to:
  • Understand the response of a structure over time during and after the application of a load
  • Understand how dynamic loads such as people, wind, waves, traffic, earthquakes, or blasts can effect your design

 

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Vibration of a Pipe Objectives

  • Problem Description
  • Static Analysis
  • Frequency Analysis
    • Discussion
  • Dynamic Analysis (Slow Force)
    • Linear Dynamic Analysis
  • Summary
  • Questions

Lesson 2: Transient Shock Analysis According to MILS-STD-810G

  • Objectives
  • Problem Description
    • Mass Participation Factor
    • Cumulative Mass Participation Factor
    • Damping
    • Viscous Damping
    • Time Step
  • Model with Remote Mass
    • Remote Mass
  • Summary
  • Questions

Lesson 3: Harmonic Analysis of a Bracket

  • Objectives
  • Project Description
    • Harmonic Analysis Basics
    • Single DOF Oscillator
  • Harmonic Analysis of a Bracket
    • Harmonic Study Properties
  • Summary
  • Questions

Lesson 4: Response Spectrum Analysis

  • Objectives
  • Response Spectrum Analysis
  • Response Spectrum
    • Response Spectrum Analysis Procedure
  • Project Description
    • Response Spectrum Input
    • Mode Combination Method
  • Summary
  • Questions

Lesson 5: Random Vibration Analysis According to MIL-STD-810G

  • Objectives
  • Project Description
    • Distributed Mass
    • Random Vibration Analysis
    • Power Spectral Density Function
    • Overall Level of Acceleration PSD
    • Decibels
    • Random Study Properties
    • Advanced Options
    • RMS Results
    • PSD Results
    • 1s, 2s, 3s, … Results
  • Summary
  • Questions
  • Exercise 1: Random Vibration Analysis of an Electronics Enclosure
  • Exercise 2: Circuit Board Fatigue Estimates

Lesson 6: Random Vibration Fatigue

  • Objectives
  • Project Description
    • Random Vibration Fatigue
    • Material Properties, S-N Curve
    • Random Vibration Fatigue Options
  • Summary
  • Questions

Lesson 7: Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis of an Electronic Enclosure

  • Objectives
  • Project Description
  • Linear Dynamic Analysis
  • Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis
    • Linear vs. Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis
    • Rayleigh Damping
    • Time Integration Methods
    • Iterative Methods
    • Discussion
  • Summary
  • Questions