SOLIDWORKS Simulation training courses.

Duration: Various | Classroom or online | Price on request.


This 3 day course is ideally suited to SOLIDWORKS users new to the world of Simulation. In this course, you will learn the skills, knowledge and considerations needed for conducting accurate analyses using the tools available in SOLIDWORKS Premium and SOLIDWORKS Simulation Standard.

Subjects covered:

  • Introduction to the analysis process, pre-processing a study, meshing & post-processing results
  • Mesh controls, stress concentrations, creation of accurate meshes
  • Assembly analysis with contacts
  • Analysis of solids, shells and beams
  • Mixed meshing and incompatible meshes
  • Symmetrical analysis
  • Assembly mesh refinement
  • Design studies and adaptive meshes
  • Thermal stress analysis
  • Large displacement analysis


SOLIDWORKS Simulation Motion

This 2 day course concentrates on the functionality contained within SOLIDWORKS Simulation Motion (featured in SOLIDWORKS Premium and Simulation Standard).

Subjects covered:

  • Introduction to motion simulation and forces
  • Building a motion model and post-processing
  • Introduction to contacts, springs and dampers
  • Redundancies
  • Flexible joints
  • Motion optimisation


SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional

This 2 day course concentrates on the functionality contained within SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional. Users wishing to take this course are expected to possess SOLIDWORKS design and simulation experience.

Subjects covered:

  • Frequency analysis of parts and assemblies
  • Buckling analysis
  • Load cases
  • Submodelling
  • Thermal analysis
  • Thermal analysis with radiation


SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium

These courses cover the functionality contained within SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium.

Subjects covered:

Non linear simulation (1 day)

  • Introduction to nonlinear structural analysis
  • Large displacement analysis
  • Incremental control techniques
  • Nonlinear static buckling
  • Plastic deformation
  • Hardening rules
  • Analysis of elastomers
  • Nonlinear contact analysis
  • Metal forming

Dynamics ( 1 day)

  • Vibration analysis
  • Transient shock analysis
  • Harmonic analysis
  • Response spectrum analysis
  • Random vibration analysis
  • Random vibration fatigue

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation

This 2 day course is SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD engineers that want to learn how to harness the Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) functionalities in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation.

Subjects covered:

  • Creating a SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation project
  • Meshing flow projects
  • Thermal analysis
  • External transient analysis
  • Porous media
  • Parametric studies
  • Rotating analysis
  • Cavitation
  • Relative humidity
  • Particle trajectory
  • Supersonic flow


Upcoming SOLIDWORKS Simulation training courses.

Start date
Start date13th May 2024
Duration3 days
Start date17th June 2024
Duration3 days
Start date22nd July 2024
Duration3 days

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