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SOLIDWORKS Simulation Fundamentals


Enhance your SOLIDWORKS Skills
Why SOLIDWORKS Simulation Fundamentals?

This course is designed for those less familiar with the broader concepts of stress analysis and is divided into three main sections. Attendees will be introduced to the engineering terminology associated with stress analysis and how those concepts relate to each other. Hand calculated examples will be used to reinforce these principles.

The course will then move on to explain the background of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) using the Simulation Xpress module found in SOLIDWORKS Standard. Using this functionality and learning how to interpret the results obtained will close this section.

Finally, the class will be introduced to the capabilities offered by the further Simulation products that are available to our customers. This will give users an understanding of how the available functionality relates to the real life Failure Modes that our simulations are trying to anticipate. To finish the course general advice for preparing CAD modelling in preparation for Simulation is given.

  • SOLIDWORKS Essentials training course
  • Familiarity with the Microsoft Windows Operating System

NOTE: This course is available as part of the Silver, Gold & Platinum Training Passports


SOLIDWORKS Simulation Fundamentals - Training Course Reviews

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Simulation Fundamentals Training
Very good knowledge
Simulation Fundamentals Training
first course over the internet with the virtual class program, and it was really nice , everything worked well , loads of support from solidsolutions regarding the preparation before the course's day. Also Cameron Taylor was excellent during the course of Simulation, really good knowledge and presented the course very well!
Simulation Fundamentals Training
Excellent training provided via an online video session. I couldn't have asked for more given the circumstances.
Simulation Fundamentals Training
Sam was excellent, very clear and precise. He was very willing to answer any extra questions posed.
Simulation Fundamentals Training
Great, very helpful and approachable
Simulation Fundamentals Training
Can not express how good the course was
Simulation Fundamentals Training
The course was a very useful introduction to stress analysis and FEA. This course is also very good for leading into the simulation course. The course trainer was very knowledgeable and helpful
Simulation Fundamentals Training
Great course trainer who had great knowledge of the FEA software.
Simulation Fundamentals Training
Nick had a good depth of Knowledge and was happy to help and explain further when needed.
Simulation Fundamentals Training
Good subject knowledge but lack teaching skills.
Feedback Response: Hi Ade,Thanks for this feedback, we will contact you directly to understand more about the experience that has lead you to provide this feedback. We have a program of internal training and review for our instructors and will be quick to offer additional coaching or support if its required.
Kind Regards, Peter Harkness | Customer Experience Manager
Simulation Fundamentals Training
Excellent course tutor very knowledgeable on the subject matter.
Simulation Fundamentals Training
At first I was unsure about how useful this course would be for me, but after being on the course I realised how useful Simulation can be and the course was excellently set out. It was thoroughly enjoyable and an excellent learning experience for me with items I can use to bring back to my company to help my day-to-day tasks.
Simulation Fundamentals Training
The trainer had a clear understanding of the formulae and theory behind the course. The trainer was all you could ask for in being both personable as well as professional.
Simulation Fundamentals Training
very good subject knowledge... and friendly
Simulation Fundamentals Training
The course trainer was Tom McHale.

Tom was well organised and clearly very knowledgeable. He paces the course well and give lots of additional and background information
Simulation Fundamentals Training
very knowledgeable, and had a great understanding of the course.
Simulation Fundamentals Training
Excellent fundamentals/first principles explanations
Good set up for the 3 day simulation course, I would recommend anyone considering the simulation course to do this fundamentals course first.
Simulation Fundamentals Training
This course is useful for CAD engineers to review some basic theory in structural analysis. There were some calculation exercises and practical experiments.
Simulation Fundamentals Training
Excellent Knowledge of SOLIDWORKS, training subject and training material.
Simulation Fundamentals Training
A lot to take in on one day, but the instructor did very well in my opinion. Good course.
Simulation Fundamentals Training
Very well versed in the software and was able to show the capabilities and limitations of the program as well as the accuracy of the results
Simulation Fundamentals Training
Service Rating : I am totally happy with the course trainer.
Product : Excellent course and I received a very useful handout.
Simulation Fundamentals Training
Service Rating : Passionate and motivated about the course, with a longing and positive attitude to lay it down the best way possible so that students can benefit from the course to the fullest extent.
Product : Really handy, with some of the basic principles of mechanical engineering explained.