Introduction to Abaqus / CAE

Abaqus/CAE provides a complete interactive environment for creating Abaqus models, submitting and monitoring analysis jobs and viewing and manipulating simulation results. This course is intended to complement the Introduction to Abaqus/Standard and Abaqus/Explicit course, which describes how to perform linear and nonlinear analyses with Abaqus.

$1,160 / Student
2 Days
Intended for new Abaqus/CAE users. Some familiarity with interactive preprocessors is helpful but not required.

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Class Structure

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Use Abaqus/CAE to create complete finite element models
  • Use Abaqus/CAE to submit and monitor analysis jobs
  • Use Abaqus/CAE to view and evaluate simulation results


The course offers an overview of the important features available in Abaqus/CAE:

  • Creating parts using the feature-based modeler
  • Importing parts into Abaqus/CAE
  • Partitioning parts
  • Meshing
  • Defining analysis attributes
  • Submitting and managing Abaqus simulations
  • Viewing the results of the simulations


Class Lessons

Lesson 1:  Introducing Abaqus/CAE

Lesson 2:  Working with Geometry in Abaqus/CAE

Lesson 3:  Working with models created outside Abaqus

Lesson 4:  Material Properties and Assemblies

Lesson 5:  Steps, Interactions, and Loads

Lesson 6:  Meshing

Lesson 7:  Job Management and Results Visualization

Start Date
June 8th
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