Course Code: FEMAP101


User Level: Beginner
Required Prerequisites: A basic understanding of FEA
Duration: Six 4-hour Online Sessions
Price Including Materials: $1,650
Registration Deadline: Two weeks before start date


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Course Overview

The Femap Introduction course introduces FEA users to the Femap Pre & Post processor environment. This course will be delivered live online by an instructor in six four-hour sessions over a period of two weeks. Learn remotely in the comfort of your own home or office.

The Introduction to Femap course introduces novice FEA users to the Femap Pre & Post processor environment. By the end of the class students should have a solid understanding of the finite element analysis process and should be able to: use the Femap environment productively, modify or create geometry that is suitable for meshing, create finite element meshes that are suitable to the application, apply proper loads and boundary conditions, set up and run linear and modal Simcenter Nastran models, post-process and understand output from analysis codes.

Who Should Attend

  • Designers and engineers who are interested in learning about Femap.

Course Materials

  • Course Notes
  • Course Exercises (including all required related files)

Key Course Topics

  • Introduction
  • FEA process
  • Femap interface
  • Femap views
  • Entity selection dialog
  • Creating geometry
  • Modifying geometry for meshing
  • Materials
  • Properties
  • Meshing
  • Meshing toolbox
  • Geometry preparation
  • Solid meshing
  • Modifying elements and geometry
  • Loads
  • Constraints
  • Groups/ Layers
  • Femap selector/ draw erase
  • Data surfaces
  • Model merge
  • Model analysis
  • Results post processing
  • Data tables
  • Introduction to custom tools
  • Personalizing Femap