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Composite Analysis and Optimization

Analysis, Concept, and Optimization of Composite Structures

This course is intended to provide an overview of performing Composite Analysis and Optimization using HyperMesh and OptiStruct. Students will learn the basic concepts about composite and how to perform analysis and optimization on models with these materials. This is a theoretical and practical course that covers all design steps for systems manufactured with composite materials using an automated optimization technique developed inside HyperWorks.

Class Format
  • 2 days
  • Instructor led
  • Presentation and hands-on exercises
  • One student to a computer

HyperMesh Introduction
OptiStruct for Linear Analysis

  • Composite Material Definitions
  • Laminated Plate Theory
  • Predesign
  • Design Analysis
  • Composite setup using HyperMesh
  • Optimization Techniques
  • Topology Optimization
  • Free-Size Optimization
  • Concept Design Synthesis
  • Size Optimization
  • Size Optimization applied to Composites
  • Ply Stacking Sequence Optimization

Suggested Follow-up Courses

  • HyperStudy Introduction
  • OptiStruct Optimization
  • OptiStruct for Linear Dynamics
  • OptiStruct for Fatigue Analysis

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For Mexico City, Mexico Click Here

Cost: $400.00
Mexico, 2 days: $800.00
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