Ambassador report by Gabriel Stankiewicz (Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland)

Gabriel Stankiewicz provided several trainings to fellow students earlier this year. Below please find a summary of his activities.

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13.01.2017 - Friday
Duration: 3 hours
Group 1 - Teaching class n° 06
Topics of the training:

  • Linear static normal modes analysis + visualisation
  • Linear static buckling analysis + visualisation
  • Linear static inertia relief analysis + visualization

20.01.2017 - Friday
Duration: 3 hours
Group 1 - Teaching class n° 07
Topics of the training:

  • Introduction to RADIOSS solver, theory
  • Preprocessing of a crash simulation – cylindrical element impact on a shell component with initial velocity (non-linear elastoplastic material): modeling the contacts, materials, properties,
  • Definition and explanation of control cards for RADIOSS
  • Post-processing of crash analysis with generation of graphs in function of time

26.01.2017 - Thursday
Duration: 3 hours
Group 1 - Teaching class n° 08 - REVISION
Topics of the training:

  • Revision of the completed material (from previous trainings)
  • complement of the theory, basic functions and interface

06.02.2017 - Monday
Duration: 6 hours
Group 2 - Teaching class n° 01
Topics of the training:

  • Interface in HyperMesh, explanation of all important panels and toolbars
  • Geometry import and repair, explanation of topology of surface models
  • Defeature panel + additional exercise with Formula Student upright (defeature, repair and edit)
  • Midsurface generation with different extraction options + additional exercise
  • 2D meshing: automesh panel with different options; mesh adjustment with interactive panel; 2D mesh quality check and optimization
  • 2D meshing additional exercise: preparation of surfaces (trimming, repair); automesh meshing with qualityindex check
  • 3D tetra mesh: with volume tetra mesh option, influence of curvature and proximity usage options
  • 3D shrink wrap mesh

07.02.2017 - Tuesday
Duration: 6 hours
Group 2 - Teaching class n° 02
Topics of the training:

  • 3D solid geometry edit; partitioning the model in order to HEXA mesh
  • 3D HEXA meshing of a complex model: 2D automeshing chosen surfaces, one volume and multi solids hexa meshing; sphere 3D hexa meshing
  • 1D meshing: RBE2, RBE3 elements explanation and usage, creating and updating of these elements; CBEAM elements creation + HyperBeam section creation; bolt joint manual creation; connectors – spots and bolts creation
  • Linear static analysis preprocessing: materials, properties, load collectors, load steps with Load Step Browser creation (load steps of mixed load collectors) + running optistruct with chosen controls
  • HyperView postprocessing: Contours display, multiple windows, synchronization, legend edit; measures panel; printing prepared windows with results
  • Linear static modal analysis: Lanczos method normal modes analysis
  • Linear static buckling analysis (Lanczos method)
  • Linear static inertia relief analysis with SUPPORT1 constraints

08.02.2017 - Wednesday
Duration: 4 hours
Group 2 - Teaching class n° 03
Topics of the training:

  • Topology optimization theory
  • Topology optimization preprocessing: design variable, responses, dconstrains, objectives creation; optistruct “out” window analysis; postprocessing of element densities with contour and iso panel
  • Manufacturing contraints in OptiStruct; exercise with DRAW direction and pattern grouping contraints
  • RADIOSS dynamic analysis with contact preprocessing: elastic-plastic material with predefined plastic strain curve, properties, contact definion with contact surface, Bc’s manager for initial velocity, RADIOSS engine definition in HyperMesh + running RADIOSS
  • Postprocessing for dynamic analysis: animating the results with velocities, stresses, displacements, plastic strains contours; plotting graphs of chosen nodal contours in function of time

Pretty impressive!

Thank you very much Gabriel.