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Catapult Tutorial 1: Ground, Rigid Groups, Joints and Contacts and Results

Using Inspire Motion, learn how to set up a motion simulation of a medieval catapult. This video covers the setup of ground, rigid groups, joints and contacts, and results

Tutorials

Catapult Tutorial 2: Actuators, Motors and Springs

Using Inspire Motion, learn how to set up a motion simulation of a catapult. This video covers the setup of actuators, motors and springs

Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Modal Frequency Response Analysis of a Sphere

Create isotropic and fluid material and define the properties accordingly; define acoustic behavior to a shell entity; apply enforced displacement to be used for an excitation load; create solver settings and output requests; compute the solution ...

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Process Recording using Parameters_ConRod

Record a process into JavaScript or Pythonscript using a set of process parameters; re-run the recorded script using different parameter values

Automation, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Solver Setup for Thermal Steady State Analysis

Create material and apply properties; create user-defined contacts; apply thermal loads and define loadcases; define lines static loadcases with the temperature leadcase included; create proper solver settings for each loadcase; export and solve f...

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Topology Optimization with Manufacturing Constraints

Create RBE connectors; create LBC and load cases; define the design space for a topology optimization; define responses; create manufacturing constraints; set an optimization objective; run an optimization with OptiStruct

Optimization, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Transient Heat Transfer Cooling Time Study - Casted Housing

Create material with thermal properties; create transient heat transfer; define initial conditions; define time dependent convection; define the solver settings and analyze

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Transient Flow in a Mixing Elbow

Create a navier-stokes flow transient solution; apply average velocity inlets and define outlet; create convective wall and define symmetry plane; define initial conditions; create material and define solid and fluid properties; defineproper solut...

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Conjugate Heat Transfer

Create a tetra mesh with CFD boundary layer; work with turbulence and temperature equations; define CFD boundary conditions based on inflow average velocities and convective heat flux; define symmetry plane; create material and define properties; ...

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Modal Frequency Response Analysis of a Crank Shaft

Create a modal frenquency response analysis in the solution browser; define an excitation load based on applied loads; create a table with modal damping values; define the solution settings and output requests; compute solution and review results;...

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Coupled Linear Structural Thermal Analysis

Create a heat transfer solution and add thermal constraints and heat flux; create a linear static solution and include the thermal analysis subcase as loadcase parameters; visualize the loadcases results separately

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - SPH Analysis with nFX - Drivetrain

Define nFX material and properties; apply simulation conditions; create nFX particles; export solver deck

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Post-Processing Optimization Results

View and post-process results of topology optimization

Automation, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Linear Steady State Heat Convection Analysis

Create a steady state heat transfer solution; apply thermal loads such as constant temperature and uniform convection; solve and visualize grid temperature

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Natural Convection Around a Hot Cylinder

Create a tetra mesh with CFD boundary layer; apply gravity and define Heat source; apply initial and temperature boundary condition; create symmetry planes; visualize results as contour or as vector

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Turbulent Flow in a Mixing Elbow

Import custom ribbon; create a tetra mesh with CFD boundary layer; apply CFD boundary conditions; run a steady state turbulent flow analysis; visualize results as contour or as vector

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Linear Transient Heat Transfer Analysis

Split faces using chaining edges; create a transient heat transfer solution; create material with thermal properties; define initial conditions; apply thermal loads such as time dependent heat flux and convection; define solver settings and analyze

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Thermal FSI of Exhaust Manifold

Extract fluid surface from the solid; create CFD tetra mesh and boundary layer; apply boundary conditions with constraint option activated; run and post-process steady state analysis

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Suspension Insulator

Create electrostatics solution using flux solver; create dielectric material by atributing a relative permitivity; define region physics such as air, dielectric and perfect conductor; create tangential field symmetry plane; compute and review the ...

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Steady Flow in a Centrifugal Blower

Create a tetra mesh with CFD boundary layer; work with moving reference frame; define CFD boundary conditions based on turbulence viscosity ratio; edit the solver settings; run and post-process the analysis

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Bore Distortion

Import a results file with split faces; create a coordinate system; compute the bore distortion; view and export bore distortion results

Automation, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Topology Optimization with Solutions - Bracket

Create a linear static solution, define loads and boundary conditions then compute; define a topology optimization, design space, constraints, response and objective; export the optimized shape as .stl; import the .stl file and perform a mesh clea...

Optimization, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Setting up a CFD Steady State Analysis - Manifold

Define boundary and initial conditions; create material and apply properties; edit the solver settings to run the analysis

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Steady Flow in a Centrifugal Blower

Create a tetra mesh with CFD boundary layer; work with moving reference frame; define CFD boundary conditions based on turbulence viscosity ratio; edit the solver settings; run and post-process the analysis

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Modal Frequency Response Analysis - Bracket

Create RBE and apply constraints; apply an excitation load; create material and apply properties; define a load case and modify the solution parameters; run the analysis and plot the frequency dependent results

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Pre-Tensioned Bolt Analysis of Connecting Rod

Import material database, create washer surface and define property; create solid bolts with pretension; define loads, constraints and contacts; define loadcase and solver settings; compute and review the results

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Steady State Heat Transfer Analysis

Create different materials with thermal properties for the cylinder, fin and insulators; create steady state heat transfer; apply tie contacts between the bodies; define thermal loads such as flux and convection

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Normal Mode Analysis - Brake Assembly

Create coincident mesh with join tool; create normal analysis solution; define constraints and spring elements; apply stick contact type; solve and review the displacement and stress

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Conjugate Heat Transfer

Create a tetra mesh with CFD boundary layer; work with turbulence and temperature equations; define CFD boundary conditions based on inflow average velocity and convective heat flux; define symmetry plane; create material and define properties; ru...

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Turbulent Flow in a Mixing Elbow

Import custom ribbon; create a tetra mesh with CFD boundary layer; apply CFD boundary conditions; run a steady state turbulent flow analysis; visualize results as contour or asa vector

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Parametric DOE Optimization using CAD Software Creo

Create a CAD parametrized model in PTC creo; create a project in simlab; run a project using interactive mode; set up a DOE study and run the experiments

Optimization, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Non Linear Static Analysis - Flex Plate

Apply symmetry constraints; apply enforced displacement constraint; create 3d bolt with pretension; create advanced contacts; create loadcase; modify solution parameters; solve and review the results

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Parametric Optimization using HyperStudy - Part I

Start recording a nominal problem; create parameters; import a parametrized CAD file; create a 2D/3D mesh using the parameters; solve and define the study responses

Optimization, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Linear Static Analysis of ConRod

Create linear static solution; define constraints and loads; define contacts; create material and apply properties; run the analysis and review the results

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Natural Convection Around a Hot Cylinder

Create a tetra mesh with CFD boundary layer; apply gravity and define heat source; apply initial and temperature boundary conditions; create symmetry planes; visualize results as contour or as vectors

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Setting-up a Model for Molding Process

Import, position and inspect a CAD model; create mesh controls, surface mesh and organize the parts; create solution and define polymer properties to the bodies; define initial and boundary conditions; apply solver settings, export the deck and so...

Analysis, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Process Recording using Templates_ConRod

Use mesh-, LBC- and loadcase templates during a process recording; record a process including solver setup and solver execution

Automation, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Parametric Optimization using HyperStudy - Part II

Create a new study inside HyperStudy; register solver script; setup nominal problem; conduct a DOE study; build a fit model; optimize on the fit

Optimization, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Groups and Colors in Automation

Use color information to create groups; create groups automatically from features; obtain edge groups from faces and bodies; use boolean operations between groups; run a project in different models

Automation, Tutorials

SimLab Tutorials - Scripting with Process Recording_ConRod

Record a process into JavaScript or Pythonscript; re-run the recorded script on a different model

Automation, Tutorials
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