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Finite Element Simulations with ANSYS Workbench 16

Theory, Applications, Case Studies


Published September 18, 2015
610 Pages
ISBN: 978-1-58503-983-8

Description

Key Features

  • A comprehensive easy to understand workbook using step-by-step instructions
  • Designed as a textbook for undergraduate and graduate students
  • Relevant background knowledge is reviewed whenever necessary
  • Twenty seven real world case studies are used to give readers hands-on experiences
  • Comes with video demonstrations of all 45 exercises
  • Printed in full color

In Detail

Finite Element Simulations with ANSYS Workbench 16 is a comprehensive and easy to understand workbook. It utilizes step-by-step instructions to help guide readers to learn finite element simulations. Twenty seven real world case studies are used throughout the book. Many of these cases are industrial or research projects the reader builds from scratch. All the files readers may need if they have trouble are available for download on the publishers website. Companion videos that demonstrate exactly how to preform each tutorial are available to readers by redeeming the access code that comes in the book. Relevant background knowledge is reviewed whenever necessary. To be efficient, the review is conceptual rather than mathematical. Key concepts are inserted whenever appropriate and summarized at the end of each chapter. Additional exercises or extension research problems are provided as homework at the end of each chapter.

A learning approach emphasizing hands-on experiences spreads through this entire book. A typical chapter consists of 6 sections. The first two provide two step-by-step examples. The third section tries to complement the exercises by providing a more systematic view of the chapter subject. The following two sections provide more exercises. The final section provides review problems.

Who this book is for

This book is designed to be used mainly as a textbook for undergraduate and graduate students. It will work well in:

  • a finite element simulation course taken before any theory-intensive courses
  • an auxiliary tool used as a tutorial in parallel during a Finite Element Methods course
  • an advanced, application oriented, course taken after a Finite Element Methods course

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Sketching
  3. 2D Simulations
  4. 3D Solid Modeling
  5. 3D Simulations
  6. Surface Models
  7. Line Models
  8. Optimization
  9. Meshing
  10. Buckling and Stress Stiffening
  11. Modal Analysis
  12. Transient Structural Simulations
  13. Nonlinear Simulations
  14. Nonlinear Materials
  15. Explicit Dynamics
    Index

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Product Details

Published September 18, 2015
610 Pages
Binding: Paperback
Printing: Color
Print ISBN: 978-1-58503-983-8 | ISBN 10: 1585039837
eBook ISBN: 978-1-63056-273-1