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2017-03-23 - Advanced Structural Mechanics Using COMSOL Multiphysics

Advanced Structural Mechanics Using COMSOL Multiphysics

Two-Day Training Class

This class will cover most of the structural analysis capabilities in COMSOL Multiphysics including large deformations, material models, contact mechanics, and convergence issues. The class includes technical lectures and hands-on COMSOL examples.


Veryst Engineering, 47A Kearney Road, Needham, MA 02494, USA

March 23, 2017 9:30am - 5pm Veryst Engineering Offices
March 24, 2017 9:30am - 5pm Veryst Engineering Offices

(*EDT - Eastern Daylight Time)

Course Instructors

Stuart B. Brown, Ph.D.

Managing Principal

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Nagi H. Elabbasi, Ph.D.

Principal Engineer

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Eric C. Schmitt


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Course Outline

  • Introduction and basic theory
  • Structural analysis types
    • Stationary, transient dynamic, frequency domain, eigenfrequency, linearized buckling, modal analysis
  • Analysis domains
    • 3D solids, 2D solids, shells, membranes, beams, trusses
  • Loads, constraints, boundary conditions
  • Nonlinear analysis
    • Sources of nonlinearity, convergence, solver settings, solution monitoring
  • Material models
    • Elastic, viscoelastic
    • Hyperelastic, elastic-plastic, viscoplastic, creep, material calibration
  • Contact modeling
    • Friction, dynamic contact, multiphysics contact
  • Miscellaneous topics, such as
    • Fatigue analysis, porous materials, piezoelectric materials, temperature effects, damping
  • Prerequisites

    This course is intended for people with some experience in using COMSOL Multiphysics, and basic knowledge of finite element analysis.

    Attendees must bring their own laptop computer. A 14-day free trial version of COMSOL Multiphysics will be made available for installation prior to the start of class.

    Course Materials

    Everyone who registers for the course will get a copy of the training class notes. Notes are for personal use and cannot be modified, shared or redistributed.


    To register for the March 23 & 24, 2017 Advanced Structural Mechanics Using COMSOL in-person course:

    Use our secure online registration form (see below) or print out this page and submit by one of the following:
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    Fax to: 781.433.0933
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    Veryst Engineering
    47A Kearney Road
    Needham, MA 02494

    The fee for this two-day course is $1600.

    Deadline for registration is: Friday, March 17, 2017. Registration after this date will incur a late registration fee of $200.

    Cancellation Policy

    Veryst reserves the right to reject registrations and to cancel a training class based on class size. A full refund will be made if a class is canceled. If a participant cancels a registration more than 5 days before the class then an 80% refund will be given. There is no refund for cancellations during the last 5 days before the class.

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