Obtaining a Converged Solution with Abaqus

Obtaining converged solutions for highly nonlinear simulations can sometimes be challenging. Difficulties can arise, especially in simulations involving contact, complicated material models and geometrically unstable behavior. Many years of practical experience in understanding and resolving convergence issues have been condensed into this course.

Price
$1,200 / Student
Duration
2 Days
Level
Advanced
Prerequisites
This course is recommended for simulation analysts or engineers with experience using Abaqus.

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Class Structure

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand how nonlinear problems are solved in Abaqus
  • Develop Abaqus models that will converge
  • Identify modeling errors that cause models to experience convergence difficulties
  • Recognize when a problem is too difficult or too ill-posed to be solved effectively

 

Class Lessons

Lesson 1: Introduction to Nonlinear FEA

Lesson 2: Nonlinear FEA with Abaqus/Standard

Lesson 3: Solution of Unstable Problems

Lesson 4: Why Abaqus Fails to Converge

Lesson 5: Contact Simulations

Lesson 6: Element Behavior

Lesson 7: Constraints and Loading

Lesson 8: Materials

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Location
January 4th
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