ANSYS Probabilistics and Optimization Courses

701 - ANSYS Mechanical APDL Design Optimization and Probabilistic Design

702 - ANSYS DesignXplorer


701 - ANSYS Mechanical APDL Design Optimization and Probabilistic Design

You should attend this course if you need to determine optimum designs of structures and components using ANSYS Design Optimization or obtain the sensitivity in your results to uncertainties in your inputs using the ANSYS Probabilistic Design System. You should have a B.S. in engineering, or equivalent engineering experience, and should have already attended the Introduction to ANSYS course or have similar ANSYS experience. Knowledge of the ANSYS Parametric Design Language (APDL) is helpful, as is experience in working with input files. See also class 801, Intro to Customization. This two-day course will help you to improve your designs by optimizing any aspect such as weight, cost, or performance and by allowing you to identify which uncertainties in inputs have more or less impact on the sensitivity of your results. This class makes use of the traditional ANSYS interface. After completing the course, you will be able to:

  • Build a parametric analysis file which can be optimized.
  • Produce a standard optimization run in ANSYS.
  • Use discrete design variables during optimization.
  • Fix design variables after performing one or more optimization loops.
  • Manage optimization variables while executing an optimization.
  • Perform an optimization in batch mode.
  • Build an input file which utilizes the ANSYS Probabilistic Design System.
  • Interpret the results from a PDS analysis to understand the sensitivity of your outputs to variations in the inputs.

Available Classes:

No Classes are currently scheduled for this course. Please contact PADT to request the class.

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702 - ANSYS DesignXplorer

You should take this class if you need to learn the optimization tools in ANSYS Workbench available with a DesignXplorer license. You should have a B.S. in engineering or equivalent experience. You should have already taken Class 103 - Introduction to ANSYS Workbench Mechanical or be familiar with performing basic analyses in Workbench. After completing this one-day class, you will be able to:

  • Perform design optimization studies including
    • Using CAD parameters
    • Using Workbench parameters
    • Using bidirectional CAD associativity
    • Setup of Design of Experiments
    • Creation of Response Surfaces
  • Perform goals-driven optimizations
  • Perform six-sigma type sensitivity analyses

Available Classes:
11/01/2018 - 11/01/2018 Tempe $550.00  Register

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