Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Simulation

Become a better SOLIDWORKS designer by utilizing simulation

Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Simulation Training Course Overview

This course is designed to help make SOLIDWORKS users better designers by adopting SOLIDWORKS Simulation tools. This course provides the basics of Finite Element Analysis (FEA). No prior simulation experience is required.

This training course will help you to:
  • Gain an understanding of using Analysis tools in SOLIDWORKS
  • Create better designs by performing analysis and evaluating the behavior of your parts under actual service conditions.
Course Duration

In-class 1/2 day (4 hours)

Or Online 1/2 Day (4 hours)

Skill Level

Basic Level

Course Type

Hands-on Practical Training

Overview Demo

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Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Simulation Course Requirements & Benefits

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


Completed SOLIDWORKS Essentials

At least 1 month using software

Able to take time out for training

Features Targeted

Linear Static Analysis of Parts

Analysis Setup and Post-Processing

FEA Principles and Theory

Acquired Skills

Able to analyze parts

Able to interpret analysis results

Able to conduct different types of analysis

Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Simulation Lessons

The following lessons are included in the course

  • Introduction to FEA
  • FEA Principles and Theory
  • Setting up your simulation
  • Linear Static Analysis of Parts
  • Analysis Post-Processing
  • Interpretation of Results

Training Methods

Choose the training method right for you


Group/Public Training

Receive training as a group (limited amount per class) from certified instructors using vendor approved training content and methodologies.

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

  • 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.
3DEXPERIENCE Onsite Training

Private Training

This style of flexible training is perfect for teams or individuals who are faced with a specific challenge and require personalized courses with on-the-job coaching.

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

  • Use our state-of-the-art mobile classroom at your facility.
  • 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.

Upcoming Training Courses

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