ANSYS Customization & Programming (APDL)


Introduction to ANSYS (Traditional GUI) or equivalent ANSYS experience is required. Fortran or C programming familiarity recommended.


This two-day ANSYS training course focuses on improving efficiency through automation and customization of ANSYS and is recommended for engineers who want to learn the basics of programming with ANSYS. This ANSYS training course provides instruction in ANSYS Parametric Design Language programming including Macro writing. The ability to customize content and organization of ANSYS Traditional GUI components is discussed. Workshops are provided in this ANSYS training course to demonstrate features.

Topics Addressed:

  • Command structure, Abbreviations, Log file usage etc.
  • Macro programming
  • Data access programming, ANSYS output files, and external data input/output with ANSYS.

General Information

Seminars begin promptly at 9 a.m. and finish at approximately 5 p.m. each day. Please arrive by 8:45 a.m. The seminar fee includes: course manuals, full color workshop manuals, & instruction. Coffee & donuts in the morning & lunch are provided for each student.  Students must make their own travel arrangements. CAE Associates recommends against purchasing non-refundable airline tickets. Please see our course cancellation policy for more details.