Introduction to ANSYS Mechanical APDL Part II (Traditional GUI)


B.S. in engineering or engineering experience. Students should be intermediate ANSYS users, and should have already attended Introduction to ANSYS Part I. Knowledge of finite element theory recommended.


This two-day course will teach students to use advanced modeling and analysis techniques and features of ANSYS Mechanical APDL.

Topics Include:

  • Coupling & Constraint Equations
  • Working with Elements
  • Beam Modeling
  • Submodeling
  • Modal Analysis
  • Introduction to Nonlinear Analysis
  • Intro to Contact Analysis
  • Macro Basics and Array Parameters

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.