Creo Simulate Tutorial Releases 1.0 & 2.0

Structure and Thermal

Out of Print
Published July 27, 2012
294 Pages
ISBN: 978-1-58503-758-2


Key Features

  • Written for first time FEA and Creo Simulate users
  • Uses simple examples with step-by-step tutorials
  • Explains the relation of commands to the overall FEA philosophy
  • Both 2D and 3D problems are treated

In Detail

Creo Simulate Tutorial Releases 1.0 & 2.0 introduces new users to finite element analysis using Creo Simulate and how it can be used to analyze a variety of problems. The tutorial lessons cover the major concepts and frequently used commands required to progress from a novice to an intermediate user level. The commands are presented in a click-by-click manner using simple examples and exercises that illustrate a broad range of the analysis types that can be performed. In addition to showing the command usage, the text will explain why certain commands are being used and, where appropriate, the relation of commands to the overall Finite Element Analysis (FEA) philosophy are explained. Moreover, since error analysis is an important skill, considerable time is spent exploring the created models so that users will become comfortable with the “debugging” phase of modeling.

This textbook is written for first-time FEA users in general and Creo Simulate users in particular. After a brief introduction to finite element modeling, the tutorial introduces the major concepts behind the use of Creo Simulate to perform Finite Element Analysis of parts. These include modes of operation, element types, design studies (analysis, sensitivity studies, organization), and the major steps for setting up a model (materials, loads, constraints, analysis type), studying convergence of the solution, and viewing the results. Both 2D and 3D problems are treated.

This tutorial deals exclusively with operation in integrated mode with Creo Parametric. It is suitable for use with both Releases 1.0 and 2.0 of Creo Simulate.

The tutorials consist of the following:

  • 2 lessons on general introductory material
  • 2 lessons introducing the basic operations in Creo Simulate using solid models
  • 4 lessons on model idealizations (shells, beams and frames, plane stress, etc)
  • 1 lesson on miscellaneous topics
  • 1 lesson on steady and transient thermal analysis

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to the Tutorials
  2. Finite Element Modeling with Creo Simulate
  3. Solid Models (Part 1)
  4. Solid Models (Part 2)
  5. Plane Stress and Plane Strain Models
  6. Axisymmetric Solids and Shells
  7. Shell Models
  8. Beams and Frames
  9. Miscellaneous Topics
  10. Thermal Models


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Product Details

Published July 27, 2012
294 Pages
Binding: Paperback
Printing: Black and White
Print ISBN: 978-1-58503-758-2 | ISBN 10: 1585037583
eBook ISBN: 978-1-63056-058-4

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