Modeling Contact and Resolving Convergence Issues in Abaqus

Learn how to solve nonlinear problems in SIMULIA Abaqus Standard

Modeling Contact and Resolving Convergence Issues in Abaqus Training Course Overview

This course provides an in-depth discussion on solving nonlinear problems in SIMULIA Abaqus Standard with an emphasis on modeling and convergence-related issues for contact.

Engineers at Abaqus have developed many techniques and guidelines for solving challenging contact problems. Convergence issues related to complicated material models and geometrically unstable behavior are also covered.

Many years of practical experience in understanding and resolving convergence issues have been condensed into this course.

Course Duration

Online 2 Days

Skill Level

Basic Level

Course Type

Hands-on Practical Training

Modeling Contact and Resolving Convergence Issues in Abaqus Course Requirements & Benefits

Understand the course requirements and the skills you will acquire after completing the SIMULIA course

Requirements

Access to SIMULIA Abaqus Standard

Understanding of nonlinear analysis

Features Targeted

Surface-based Contact

Contact Workflow

Acquired Skills

Nonlinear FEA with Abaqus Standard

Solution of Unstable Problems

Modeling Contact and Resolving Convergence Issues in Abaqus Lessons

The following lessons are included in the course

  • Overview – Modeling Contact and Resolving Convergence Issues with Abaqus
  • Introduction to Nonlinear FEA
  • Contact Workflow
  • Nonlinear FEA with Abaqus Standard
  • Why Abaqus Fails to Converge
  • Surface-based Contact
  • Solution of Unstable Problems
  • Modeling Tips
  • Contact Properties
  • Interference Fits
  • Convergence Problems – Element Behavior
  • Convergence Problems – Constraints and Loading

Training Methods

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Training

Group/Public Training

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Training is delivered either live online or in a traditional classroom environment.

Advantages
  • Cost effective training method.
  • More effective than video based training, with videos learners are often not as focused on the training and skip exercises.
  • Learn more through group questions and feedback.
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Private Training

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Training is available live online, in-person classroom or onsite at your location.

Advantages
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  • Bring your team up to a consistent level of knowledge by having them take the same training at the same time.
  • Benefit from flexible scheduling options.

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