SOLIDWORKS Simulation – Virtual

Learn the basics of Finite Element Analysis (FEA). This course provides an indepth coverage on the basics of Finite Element Analysis (FE) covering the entire analysis process from meshing to evaluation of results for parts and assemblies.

  • The Analysis Process

  • Mesh Controls, Stress Concentrations and Boundary Conditions

  • Assembly Analysis with Contacts

  • Symmetrical and Free Self-Equilibrated Assemblies

  • Assembly Analysis with Connectors and Mesh Refinement

  • Compatible/Incompatible Meshes

  • Analysis of Thin Components

  • Mixed Meshing Shells & Solids

  • Beam Elements- Analysis of a Conveyor Frame

  • Mixed Meshing Solids, Beams & Shells

  • Design Study

  • Thermal Stress Analysis

  • Adaptive Meshing

  • Large Displacement Analysis

Learning Objectives
On completion of this course you will have gained an understanding of using Analysis tools in SOLIDWORKS. Create better designs by performing analysis and evaluating the behaviour of your parts and assemblies under actual service conditions


  • Stable Internet connection

  • A quiet space to concentrate for the day (your own training space)

  • Minimum SOLIDWORKS 2018 installed on your computer

  • Computer equipped with working speakers preferably head phones and a working microphone

  • 2 monitors highly recommended preferred

  • Hard copy Training manual or electronic manual downloaded

Delivery Mode
Virtual Classroom

Qualification Issued
Certificate of Achievement

Who is it for?

  • New CAD users, seasoned users of other CAD systems and veteran SOLIDWORKS users can all benefit from this training

Course level