Trisal , Manama, Bharain 10012
Phone +966 138670307

Executive Diploma in FEA for Professional Engineers 3 months

Eligibility/Batch Timings:

Eligibility/Batch Timings: BE/B.Tech/ME/M.Tech Engineers & working professionals are eligible to apply.

Regular Batch: (Mon-Fri) 10 AM – 2 PM & 02:30 PM – 06:30 PM

Weekend Batch: Saturday 09:30 AM – 02:30 PM

 

Theory Modules:

  • Product Design–CAD/FEA, Strength of materials for design
  • FE Concepts & Practices: Finite Element Methods, Analytical and Numerical Solution, Idealization
  • FEM Procedure, FE Model, Elements, DOF, Boundary Conditions
  • Planning your approach with ANSYS: Importance of Planning, Selection between Elements
  • Guidelines for Successful FEA, Applying Boundary Conditions, Use of Symmetry
  • Failure Analysis Theory – Von Mises stress theory, MSS theory, Rankine theory etc.
  • Failure Analysis – Buckling Analysis & Fatigue Analysis theory
Software Skills:
    • CAD software to generate 3D structural and hybrid models: CATIA
    • Preprocessing: Ansys APDL, Ansys-design-modeler, Ansys-WB Meshing
    • Processor/solvers: Ansys APDL, Ansys WB Mechanical / Multiphysics
UNIT-I: CAD software: CATIA
  • Sketcher & Part Design – Fundamentals; Expert, Added Exercises;
  • Assembly Design – Fundamentals; Expert; Added Exercises;
  • Generative Drafting/Assembly Drafting – Fundamentals; Expert; Added Exercises;
  • Wireframe & Surface Design – Fundamentals; Expert; Added Exercises;
  • Advanced Surfacing: Generative Shape Design Fundamentals, Expert; Added Exercises
  • Sheet Metal Design – Fundamentals; Expert; Added Exercises;
  • Case studies in 3d Modeling
UNIT-II: Preprocessing software

MODULE-1: ANSYS DESIGN MODELER

  • Geometry construction: includes basic operation of sketch, 3d geometry modeling and modifying geometry.
  • Demonstration of geometry cleanup: includes methodology for working with assembly models in Design Modeler. Explore on operations such as importing the geometry file, identifying geometry corruptions/issues, geometry repair and featuring to ease in meshing.
  • Demonstrate the import, clean-up, preparation and parameterization of an automotive CAD model.

 

UNIT-III: Demonstration on Solver/processing and post processing software

MODULE-1: ANSYS WB

  • Linear Static structural analysis of impeller type pump. This tutorial demonstrates following:
  • Importing the impeller type pump model in Ansys Design modeler.
  • Set linear material properties in Engineering Data.
  • The pump housing is rigidly mounted to the rest of the pump assembly. To simulate this, a frictionless support is applied to the mounting face.
  • To analyze the assembly with a preload on the belt depicted as bearing load will distribute the force over the face of the pulley only where the belt contact occurs.
  • Determine the von mises stress setup in the impeller type pump and total deformation on the assembly.
  • Steady state thermal analysis of thermal bar – this tutorial demonstrates following:
  • Importing the thermal bar model in Ansys Design modeler.
  • Set thermal material properties in Engineering Data.
  • Thermal bar subjected to heat flux at one end and temperature at opposite end of the bar.
  • Thermal temperature distribution on the bar is obtained using heat flow equation.
  • Determine the temperature distribution, heat flux and heat flow along the thermal bar.

 

  • Radiation analysis of heating coil: This tutorial demonstrates following:
  • Importing the heating coil model in Ansys Design modeler.
  • Set thermal material properties in Engineering Data.
  • This model consists of a tungsten coil that is generating heat due to electrical resistance.
  • The load is simulated using internal heat generation.
  • We further assume the coil operates in a vacuum, so the only heat transfer mechanism is radiation.
  • Determine the radiation, temperature distribution and total heat flux on heating coil.

 

  • Steady state thermal analysis of fin and tube heat exchanger:
  • Importing the fin and tube heat exchanger model in Ansys Design modeler.
  • Set thermal material properties in Engineering Data.
  • The model represents an axially symmetric structure that 90-degree section will be modeled.
  • The tube carries a contained hot fluid while the exterior surfaces experience a convective condition.
  • The fin wall subjected to varying temperature from entrance to exit and function load used to apply this temperature. Determine the temperature distribution along the hot fluid flow direction in fin and tube heat exchanger.

1.5. Modal analysis of turbine blade: This tutorial demonstrates following:

  • Importing the turbine blade model in Ansys Design modeler.
  • Set linear material properties in Engineering Data.
  • Fixed support applied at one end of the blade and pressure is applied on top surface of the blade.
  • With and without pre-stressed modal analysis carried out on the turbine blade.
  • Determine the natural frequencies of the turbine blade and corresponding mode shapes.

1.6. Transient analysis of caster wheel:

  • Importing the caster wheel model in Ansys Design modeler.
  • Set linear material properties in Engineering Data.
  • To determine the dynamic response of a caster wheel exposed to a side impact such as hitting a curb.
  • The bottom face of wheel/axle and striker is constrained to move up and down vertical rails.
  • The step controls are assigned to define number of steps and end time for the analysis.
  • The large deflection is turned on to capture the nonlinear behavior of the caster wheel.

 

1.7 Buckling analysis of circular pipe:

  • Importing the circular pipe model in Ansys Design modeler.
  • Set linear material properties in Engineering Data.
  • The model is a steel pipe that is assumed to be fixed at one end and free at the other with a purely compressive load applied to the free end.
  • Determine the load multiplier or buckling load factor of the circular pipe for the applied load.

 

1.8 Explicit dynamics analysis of coke can:

  • Create an Explicit Dynamics (ANSYS) Analysis System Project
  • Importing the coke can model in Ansys Design modeler.
  • Select the unit system and define the material properties
  • Mesh the soda can geometry
  • Define analysis settings, boundary conditions, and external loads

 

1.9 Sub-modeling analysis of pump hosing:

  • Importing the pump housing in Ansys Design modeler.
  • Select the unit system and define the material properties.
  • Sub modeling requires the use of 2 geometry models. One model to represent the full geometry and another representing a portion of the full model.
  • Solve a full model with coarse mesh and then setup and solve a sub model representing a portion of the full model with fine mesh.

MODULE-2: ANSYS Mechanical – APDL

2.1 Static structural analysis of one dimensional truss: This tutorial demonstrates following:

  • Select the beam 188 element and set elastic material properties.
  • Assign cross section for truss model.
  • Design the one-dimensional truss using ANSYS mechanical APDL.
  • Truss can be meshed with beam elements.
  • Simply supported support applied for truss and flexural load is applied.
  • Determine the von mises stress, deflection, strain and reaction force developed at the supports.

 

2.2 Static structural analysis of 2- Dimensional plate with hole at centre:

  • Select the plane 182 4-node quadrilateral element and set elastic material properties.
  • Design 2- dimensional plate using ANSYS mechanical APDL.
  • Create free mesh with size control using quad elements.
  • The plate subjected to pressure load on the hole and its constrained at both sides.
  • Determine the von mises stress, deflection and strain developed on the plate.

 

2.3 Static structural analysis of Cantilever beam with multi load steps:

  • Select the solid 185 8-node hexagonal element and set elastic material properties.
  • Design cantilever beam using ANSYS mechanical APDL.
  • Create mapped mesh with size control using hexa elements.
  • Create multi load step files with increasing the load magnitude.
  • Determine the von mises stress, deflection and strain developed on the beam.

2.4 Steady state thermal analysis of 2- Dimensional plate with a circular hole:

  • Select the Plane 55 4-node quad element and set thermal material properties.
  • Design 2- dimensional plate using ANSYS mechanical APDL.
  • Create free mesh with size control using quad elements.
  • The right and left side have constant temperature, the bottom side has constant heat flux and the inside circle subjected to convection.
  • Determine the temperature distribution, thermal gradient and thermal flux.

2.5 Steady state thermal analysis of circular pipe with insulation:

  • Select the solid 278 8-node hexagonal element and set thermal material properties.
  • Design circular pipe with insulation using ANSYS mechanical APDL.
  • Create sweep mesh with size control using hexa elements.
  • The pipe is carrying hot fluid and its covered with insulation. The thermal boundary conditions such as temperature and convection.
  • Determine temperature variation and heat transfer across the pipe and insulation

2.6. Modal analysis of turbine blade:

  • Importing the turbine blade model in Ansys Mechanical APDL.
  • Set linear material properties in Engineering Data.
  • Fixed support applied at one end of the turbine blade.
  • Determine the natural frequencies of the turbine blade and corresponding mode shapes.

 

2.7 Transient analysis of 3- Dimensional structural block:

  • Select the solid 185 8-node hexagonal element and set elastic material properties.
  • Design a structural block using ANSYS mechanical APDL.
  • Create mapped mesh with size control using hexa elements.
  • Apply structural boundary conditions and define analysis time settings.
  • Determine the von mises stress, deflection and strain developed on the structural block.

2.8 Transient thermal analysis of cylindrical fin:

  • Select the solid 278 8-node hexagonal element and set thermal material properties.
  • Design cylindrical fin using ANSYS mechanical APDL.
  • Create sweep mesh with size control using hexa elements.
  • A cylindrical copper fin conducts heat away from its base and transfers it to a surrounding fluid through convection.
  • Determine heat transfer rate through the base of the fin, temperature distribution and animated history temperature in the fin over time.

2.9 Linear Buckling analysis of a plate:

  • Select the Shell 181 4-node element and set elastic material properties.
  • Design 2-D rectangular plate using ANSYS mechanical APDL and assign the plate thickness.
  • Create free mesh with size control using quad elements.
  • A rectangular plate is subjected to uniform compressive loading along its top edge while the bottom edge is constrained to move in the direction of loading.
  • Determine the load multiplier or buckling load factor of the rectangular plate for the applied load.

Unit IV: Case study: 5 nos. of industry standards

  1. Linear & Nonlinear Structural and thermal coupled analysis of Equipment and structure.
  2. Structural and thermal coupled analysis of gas turbine blade – Turbomachinery domain
  3. Buckling and post buckling analysis using ANSYS
  4. Fatigue Analysis and life evaluation
  5. Dynamic Analysis – Modal Analysis & RSA

Joining Procedure: Kindly submit 1 ID proof copy, 2 passport size photographs and Graduation Mark Sheet/CC Copy with registration form duly filled. Bring copies of all certificate and academic project done