Author | : Xiaolin Chen,Yijun Liu |

Publisher | : CRC Press |

Release Date | : 2014-08-11 |

ISBN 10 | : 1439873852 |

Pages | : 411 pages |

Learn Basic Theory and Software Usage from a Single Volume Finite Element Modeling and Simulation with ANSYS Workbench combines finite element theory with real-world practice. Providing an introduction to finite element modeling and analysis for those with no prior experience, and written by authors with a combined experience of 30 years teaching the subject, this text presents FEM formulations integrated with relevant hands-on applications using ANSYS Workbench for finite element analysis (FEA). Incorporating the basic theories of FEA and the use of ANSYS Workbench in the modeling and simulation of engineering problems, the book also establishes the FEM method as a powerful numerical tool in engineering design and analysis. Include FEA in Your Design and Analysis of Structures Using ANSYS Workbench The authors reveal the basic concepts in FEA using simple mechanics problems as examples, and provide a clear understanding of FEA principles, element behaviors, and solution procedures. They emphasize correct usage of FEA software, and techniques in FEA modeling and simulation. The material in the book discusses one-dimensional bar and beam elements, two-dimensional plane stress and plane strain elements, plate and shell elements, and three-dimensional solid elements in the analyses of structural stresses, vibrations and dynamics, thermal responses, fluid flows, optimizations, and failures. Contained in 12 chapters, the text introduces ANSYS Workbench through detailed examples and hands-on case studies, and includes homework problems and projects using ANSYS Workbench software that are provided at the end of each chapter. Covers solid mechanics and thermal/fluid FEA Contains ANSYS Workbench geometry input files for examples and case studies Includes two chapters devoted to modeling and solution techniques, design optimization, fatigue, and buckling failure analysis Provides modeling tips in case studies to provide readers an immediate opportunity to apply the skills they learn in a problem-solving context Finite Element Modeling and Simulation with ANSYS Workbench benefits upper-level undergraduate students in all engineering disciplines, as well as researchers and practicing engineers who use the finite element method to analyze structures.

Author | : Xiaolin Chen,Yijun Liu |

Publisher | : CRC Press |

Release Date | : 2018-09-05 |

ISBN 10 | : 1351045857 |

Pages | : 457 pages |

Finite Element Modeling and Simulation with ANSYS Workbench 18, Second Edition, combines finite element theory with real-world practice. Providing an introduction to finite element modeling and analysis for those with no prior experience, and written by authors with a combined experience of 30 years teaching the subject, this text presents FEM formulations integrated with relevant hands-on instructions for using ANSYS Workbench 18. Incorporating the basic theories of FEA, simulation case studies, and the use of ANSYS Workbench in the modeling of engineering problems, the book also establishes the finite element method as a powerful numerical tool in engineering design and analysis. Features Uses ANSYS WorkbenchTM 18, which integrates the ANSYS SpaceClaim Direct ModelerTM into common simulation workflows for ease of use and rapid geometry manipulation, as the FEA environment, with full-color screen shots and diagrams. Covers fundamental concepts and practical knowledge of finite element modeling and simulation, with full-color graphics throughout. Contains numerous simulation case studies, demonstrated in a step-by-step fashion. Includes web-based simulation files for ANSYS Workbench 18 examples. Provides analyses of trusses, beams, frames, plane stress and strain problems, plates and shells, 3-D design components, and assembly structures, as well as analyses of thermal and fluid problems.

Author | : Huei-Huang Lee |

Publisher | : SDC Publications |

Release Date | : |

ISBN 10 | : 1630571733 |

Pages | : 612 pages |

Finite Element Simulations with ANSYS Workbench 18 is a comprehensive and easy to understand workbook. Printed in full color, it utilizes rich graphics and step-by-step instructions to guide you through learning how to perform finite element simulations using ANSYS Workbench. Twenty seven real world case studies are used throughout the book. Many of these case studies are industrial or research projects that you build from scratch. Prebuilt project files are available for download should you run into any problems. Companion videos, that demonstrate exactly how to perform each tutorial, are also available. Relevant background knowledge is reviewed whenever necessary. To be efficient, the review is conceptual rather than mathematical. Key concepts are inserted whenever appropriate and summarized at the end of each chapter. Additional exercises or extension research problems are provided as homework at the end of each chapter. A learning approach emphasizing hands-on experiences is utilized though this entire book. A typical chapter consists of six sections. The first two provide two step-by-step examples. The third section tries to complement the exercises by providing a more systematic view of the chapter subject. The following two sections provide more exercises. The final section provides review problems.

Author | : Pramote Dechaumphai,S. Sucharitpwatskul |

Publisher | : N.A |

Release Date | : 2018-04-30 |

ISBN 10 | : 9781783323692 |

Pages | : 272 pages |

Written for students who want to use ANSYS software while learning the finite element method, this book is also suitable for designers and engineers before using the software to analyse realistic problems. The books presents the finite element formulations for solving engineering problems in the fields of solid mechanics, heat transfer, thermal stress and fluid flows. For solid mechanics problems, the truss, beam, plane stress, plate, 3D solid elements are employed for structural, vibration, eigenvalues, buckling and failure analyses. For heat transfer problems, the steady-state and transient formulations for heat conduction, convection and radiation are presented and for fluid problems, both incompressible and compressible flows using fluent are analyzed. The book contains twelve chapters describing different analysis disciplines in engineering problems. In each chapter, the governing differential equations and the finite element method are presented. An academic examples used to demonstrate the ANSYS procedure for solving it in detail. An application example is also included at the end of each chapter to highlight the software capability for analysing practical problems.

Author | : Huei-Huang Lee |

Publisher | : SDC Publications |

Release Date | : 2019-07 |

ISBN 10 | : 1630572993 |

Pages | : 614 pages |

Finite Element Simulations with ANSYS Workbench 2019 is a comprehensive and easy to understand workbook. Printed in full color, it utilizes rich graphics and step-by-step instructions to guide you through learning how to perform finite element simulations using ANSYS Workbench. Twenty seven real world case studies are used throughout the book. Many of these case studies are industrial or research projects that you build from scratch. Prebuilt project files are available for download should you run into any problems. Companion videos, that demonstrate exactly how to perform each tutorial, are also available. Relevant background knowledge is reviewed whenever necessary. To be efficient, the review is conceptual rather than mathematical. Key concepts are inserted whenever appropriate and summarized at the end of each chapter. Additional exercises or extension research problems are provided as homework at the end of each chapter. A learning approach emphasizing hands-on experiences is utilized though this entire book. A typical chapter consists of six sections. The first two provide two step-by-step examples. The third section tries to complement the exercises by providing a more systematic view of the chapter subject. The following two sections provide more exercises. The final section provides review problems. Who this book is for This book is designed to be used mainly as a textbook for undergraduate and graduate students. It will work well in: a finite element simulation course taken before any theory-intensive courses an auxiliary tool used as a tutorial in parallel during a Finite Element Methods course an advanced, application oriented, course taken after a Finite Element Methods course About the Videos Each copy of this book includes access to video instruction. In these videos the author provides a clear presentation of tutorials found in the book. The videos reinforce the steps described in the book by allowing you to watch the exact steps the author uses to complete the exercises.

Author | : Huei-Huang Lee |

Publisher | : SDC Publications |

Release Date | : 2017-03 |

ISBN 10 | : 1630570885 |

Pages | : 608 pages |

Finite Element Simulations with ANSYS Workbench 17 is a comprehensive and easy to understand workbook. Printed in full color, it utilizes rich graphics and step-by-step instructions to guide you through learning how to perform finite element simulations using ANSYS Workbench. Twenty seven real world case studies are used throughout the book. Many of these case studies are industrial or research projects that you build from scratch. Prebuilt project files are available for download should you run into any problems. Companion videos, that demonstrate exactly how to perform each tutorial, are also available Relevant background knowledge is reviewed whenever necessary. To be efficient, the review is conceptual rather than mathematical. Key concepts are inserted whenever appropriate and summarized at the end of each chapter. Additional exercises or extension research problems are provided as homework at the end of each chapter. A learning approach emphasizing hands-on experiences spreads though this entire book. A typical chapter consists of 6 sections. The first two provide two step-by-step examples. The third section tries to complement the exercises by providing a more systematic view of the chapter subject. The following two sections provide more exercises. The final section provides review problems.

Author | : Huei-Huang Lee |

Publisher | : SDC Publications |

Release Date | : 2018-09 |

ISBN 10 | : 163057211X |

Pages | : 614 pages |

Finite Element Simulations with ANSYS Workbench 19 is a comprehensive and easy to understand workbook. Printed in full color, it utilizes rich graphics and step-by-step instructions to guide you through learning how to perform finite element simulations using ANSYS Workbench. Twenty seven real world case studies are used throughout the book. Many of these case studies are industrial or research projects that you build from scratch. Prebuilt project files are available for download should you run into any problems. Companion videos, that demonstrate exactly how to perform each tutorial, are also available. Relevant background knowledge is reviewed whenever necessary. To be efficient, the review is conceptual rather than mathematical. Key concepts are inserted whenever appropriate and summarized at the end of each chapter. Additional exercises or extension research problems are provided as homework at the end of each chapter. A learning approach emphasizing hands-on experiences is utilized though this entire book. A typical chapter consists of six sections. The first two provide two step-by-step examples. The third section tries to complement the exercises by providing a more systematic view of the chapter subject. The following two sections provide more exercises. The final section provides review problems. Who this book is for This book is designed to be used mainly as a textbook for undergraduate and graduate students. It will work well in: a finite element simulation course taken before any theory-intensive coursesan auxiliary tool used as a tutorial in parallel during a Finite Element Methods coursean advanced, application oriented, course taken after a Finite Element Methods course

Author | : Huei-Huang Lee |

Publisher | : SDC Publications |

Release Date | : 2020-08 |

ISBN 10 | : 1630574015 |

Pages | : 618 pages |

Finite Element Simulations with ANSYS Workbench 2020 is a comprehensive and easy to understand workbook. Printed in full color, it utilizes rich graphics and step-by-step instructions to guide you through learning how to perform finite element simulations using ANSYS Workbench. Twenty seven real world case studies are used throughout the book. Many of these case studies are industrial or research projects that you build from scratch. Prebuilt project files are available for download should you run into any problems. Companion videos, that demonstrate exactly how to perform each tutorial, are also available. Relevant background knowledge is reviewed whenever necessary. To be efficient, the review is conceptual rather than mathematical. Key concepts are inserted whenever appropriate and summarized at the end of each chapter. Additional exercises or extension research problems are provided as homework at the end of each chapter. A learning approach emphasizing hands-on experiences is utilized though this entire book. A typical chapter consists of six sections. The first two provide two step-by-step examples. The third section tries to complement the exercises by providing a more systematic view of the chapter subject. The following two sections provide more exercises. The final section provides review problems. Who this book is for This book is designed to be used mainly as a textbook for undergraduate and graduate students. It will work well in: • a finite element simulation course taken before any theory-intensive courses • an auxiliary tool used as a tutorial in parallel during a Finite Element Methods course • an advanced, application oriented, course taken after a Finite Element Methods course

Author | : Mary Kathryn Thompson,John Martin Thompson |

Publisher | : Butterworth-Heinemann |

Release Date | : 2017-07-28 |

ISBN 10 | : 0128131101 |

Pages | : 466 pages |

ANSYS Mechanical APDL for Finite Element Analysis provides a hands-on introduction to engineering analysis using one of the most powerful commercial general purposes finite element programs on the market. Students will find a practical and integrated approach that combines finite element theory with best practices for developing, verifying, validating and interpreting the results of finite element models, while engineering professionals will appreciate the deep insight presented on the program’s structure and behavior. Additional topics covered include an introduction to commands, input files, batch processing, and other advanced features in ANSYS. The book is written in a lecture/lab style, and each topic is supported by examples, exercises and suggestions for additional readings in the program documentation. Exercises gradually increase in difficulty and complexity, helping readers quickly gain confidence to independently use the program. This provides a solid foundation on which to build, preparing readers to become power users who can take advantage of everything the program has to offer. Includes the latest information on ANSYS Mechanical APDL for Finite Element Analysis Aims to prepare readers to create industry standard models with ANSYS in five days or less Provides self-study exercises that gradually build in complexity, helping the reader transition from novice to mastery of ANSYS References the ANSYS documentation throughout, focusing on developing overall competence with the software before tackling any specific application Prepares the reader to work with commands, input files and other advanced techniques

Author | : Mohamed Gadala |

Publisher | : Cambridge University Press |

Release Date | : 2020-07-31 |

ISBN 10 | : 1107194083 |

Pages | : 700 pages |

Covering theory and practical industry usage of the finite element method, this highly-illustrated step-by-step approach thoroughly introduces methods using ANSYS.

Author | : Tadeusz Stolarski,Y. Nakasone,S. Yoshimoto |

Publisher | : Butterworth-Heinemann |

Release Date | : 2018-01-10 |

ISBN 10 | : 0081021658 |

Pages | : 562 pages |

Engineering Analysis with ANSYS Software, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive introduction to fundamental areas of engineering analysis needed for research or commercial engineering projects. The book introduces the principles of the finite element method, presents an overview of ANSYS technologies, then covers key application areas in detail. This new edition updates the latest version of ANSYS, describes how to use FLUENT for CFD FEA, and includes more worked examples. With detailed step-by-step explanations and sample problems, this book develops the reader’s understanding of FEA and their ability to use ANSYS software tools to solve a range of analysis problems. Uses detailed and clear step-by-step instructions, worked examples and screen-by-screen illustrative problems to reinforce learning Updates the latest version of ANSYS, using FLUENT instead of FLOWTRAN Includes instructions for use of WORKBENCH Features additional worked examples to show engineering analysis in a broader range of practical engineering applications

Author | : Ellis H. Dill |

Publisher | : CRC Press |

Release Date | : 2011-08-25 |

ISBN 10 | : 1439845840 |

Pages | : 508 pages |

While the finite element method (FEM) has become the standard technique used to solve static and dynamic problems associated with structures and machines, ANSYS software has developed into the engineer’s software of choice to model and numerically solve those problems. An invaluable tool to help engineers master and optimize analysis, The Finite Element Method for Mechanics of Solids with ANSYS Applications explains the foundations of FEM in detail, enabling engineers to use it properly to analyze stress and interpret the output of a finite element computer program such as ANSYS. Illustrating presented theory with a wealth of practical examples, this book covers topics including: Essential background on solid mechanics (including small- and large-deformation elasticity, plasticity, and viscoelasticity) and mathematics Advanced finite element theory and associated fundamentals, with examples Use of ANSYS to derive solutions for problems that deal with vibration, wave propagation, fracture mechanics, plates and shells, and contact Totally self-contained, this text presents step-by-step instructions on how to use ANSYS Parametric Design Language (APDL) and the ANSYS Workbench to solve problems involving static/dynamic structural analysis (both linear and non-linear) and heat transfer, among other areas. It will quickly become a welcome addition to any engineering library, equally useful to students and experienced engineers alike.

Author | : Esam M. Alawadhi |

Publisher | : CRC Press |

Release Date | : 2009-07-23 |

ISBN 10 | : 1439801614 |

Pages | : 416 pages |

The complexity of modern-day problems in mechanical engineering makes relying on pure theory or pure experiment impractical at best and time-consuming and unwieldy at worst. And for a large class of engineering problems writing computer codes from scratch is seldom found in practice. Use of reputable, trustworthy software can save time, effort, and resources while still providing reliable results. Finite Elements Simulations Using ANSYS focuses on the application of this design software in solving practical engineering problems. The book presents fundamental knowledge of numerical simulation using ANSYS. It covers all disciplines in mechanical engineering: structure, solid mechanics, vibration, heat transfer, and fluid dynamics, with adequate background material to explain the physics behind the computations. The author treats each physical phenomenon independently, enabling readers to single out subjects or related chapters and study them as self-contained units. Because a finite element solution is greatly affected by the quality of the mesh, a separate chapter on mesh generation is included as a simple meshing guide, emphasizing the basics. Each chapter contains a number of pictorially guided problems with appropriate screenshots that provide a step-by-step, easy-to-follow technical demonstration. The book includes end-of-chapter problems, several practical, open-ended case studies, and a number of complete tutorials on using ANSYS to resolve the issues engineers tackle on a regular basis. Instructors can liberally select appropriate chapters to be covered depending on the objectives of the course. The author first explains multiphysics analyses, such as structure-thermal or fluid-thermal analyses, in terms of theory, then derives the equations governing the physical phenomena and presents modeling techniques. Many of the sample problems, questions, and solved examples were used in CAD courses in many universities around the world. They cover structural analysis, solid mechanics and vibration, steady-state and transient heat-transfer analysis, fluid dynamics, multiphysics simulations, and modeling and meshing. Written and organized so that it can easily be used for self-study, this book guides readers through the basic modeling requirements to the correct and physically meaningful numerical result.

Author | : Huei-Huang Lee |

Publisher | : SDC Publications |

Release Date | : 2015-09 |

ISBN 10 | : 1585039837 |

Pages | : 610 pages |

Finite Element Simulations with ANSYS Workbench 16 is a comprehensive and easy to understand workbook. It utilizes step-by-step instructions to help guide readers to learn finite element simulations. Twenty seven real world case studies are used throughout the book. Many of these cases are industrial or research projects the reader builds from scratch. All the files readers may need if they have trouble are available for download on the publishers website. Companion videos that demonstrate exactly how to preform each tutorial are available to readers by redeeming the access code that comes in the book. Relevant background knowledge is reviewed whenever necessary. To be efficient, the review is conceptual rather than mathematical. Key concepts are inserted whenever appropriate and summarized at the end of each chapter. Additional exercises or extension research problems are provided as homework at the end of each chapter. A learning approach emphasizing hands-on experiences spreads through this entire book. A typical chapter consists of 6 sections. The first two provide two step-by-step examples. The third section tries to complement the exercises by providing a more systematic view of the chapter subject. The following two sections provide more exercises. The final section provides review problems.

Author | : Erdogan Madenci,Ibrahim Guven |

Publisher | : Springer |

Release Date | : 2015-02-10 |

ISBN 10 | : 1489975500 |

Pages | : 657 pages |

This textbook offers theoretical and practical knowledge of the finite element method. The book equips readers with the skills required to analyze engineering problems using ANSYS®, a commercially available FEA program. Revised and updated, this new edition presents the most current ANSYS® commands and ANSYS® screen shots, as well as modeling steps for each example problem. This self-contained, introductory text minimizes the need for additional reference material by covering both the fundamental topics in finite element methods and advanced topics concerning modeling and analysis. It focuses on the use of ANSYS® through both the Graphics User Interface (GUI) and the ANSYS® Parametric Design Language (APDL). Extensive examples from a range of engineering disciplines are presented in a straightforward, step-by-step fashion. Key topics include: • An introduction to FEM • Fundamentals and analysis capabilities of ANSYS® • Fundamentals of discretization and approximation functions • Modeling techniques and mesh generation in ANSYS® • Weighted residuals and minimum potential energy • Development of macro files • Linear structural analysis • Heat transfer and moisture diffusion • Nonlinear structural problems • Advanced subjects such as submodeling, substructuring, interaction with external files, and modification of ANSYS®-GUI Electronic supplementary material for using ANSYS® can be found at http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-1-4899-7550-8. This convenient online feature, which includes color figures, screen shots and input files for sample problems, allows for regeneration on the reader’s own computer. Students, researchers, and practitioners alike will find this an essential guide to predicting and simulating the physical behavior of complex engineering systems."

Author | : Fereydoon Dadkhah,Jack Zecher |

Publisher | : SDC Publications |

Release Date | : 2009 |

ISBN 10 | : 1585035815 |

Pages | : 256 pages |

ANSYS Workbench Release 12 Software Tutorial with MultiMedia CD is directed toward using finite element analysis to solve engineering problems. Unlike most textbooks which focus solely on teaching the theory of finite element analysis or tutorials that only illustrate the steps that must be followed to operate a finite element program, ANSYS Workbench Software Tutorial with MultiMedia CD integrates both. This textbook and CD are aimed at the student or practitioner who wishes to begin making use of this powerful software tool. The primary purpose of this tutorial is to introduce new users to the ANSYS Workbench software, by illustrating how it can be used to solve a variety of problems. To help new users begin to understand how good finite element models are built, this tutorial takes the approach that FEA results should always be compared with other data results. In several chapters, the finite element tutorial problem is compared with manual calculations so that the reader can compare and contrast the finite element results with the manual solution. Most of the examples and some of the exercises make reference to existing analytical solutions In addition to the step-by-step tutorials, introductory material is provided that covers the capabilities and limitations of the different element and solution types. The majority of topics and examples presented are oriented to stress analysis, with the exception of natural frequency analysis in chapter 11, and heat transfer in chapter 12.

Author | : Guangming Zhang |

Publisher | : N.A |

Release Date | : 2019-08-15 |

ISBN 10 | : 9781935673507 |

Pages | : 610 pages |

A complete 608 page book with detailed instructions on the various applications with ANSYS. Each page is packed with detailed instructions. FEA, Structural Analysis, Thermal analysis, Vibration analysis and Concept modeling are covered in detail.

Author | : Meung Kim |

Publisher | : Lulu.com |

Release Date | : 2013-03-07 |

ISBN 10 | : 130077715X |

Pages | : 722 pages |

The book introduces the finite element method (FEM) that is one of the most powerful numerical tools these days. FEM is the analysis tool in most of CAD/CAM systems and it is critical to understand FEM for engineering design. It begins with underlying variational calculus and moves to variational/FEM formulations. It covers all basic procedures of assembly and solution procedures in several programming practices. Finally, it introduecs Ansys and Ansys WB software to apply FEM to advanced topics in various areas of engineering.

Author | : Huei-Huang Lee |

Publisher | : SDC Publications |

Release Date | : 2012 |

ISBN 10 | : 1585037257 |

Pages | : 602 pages |

Finite Element Simulations with ANSYS Workbench 14 is a comprehensive and easy to understand workbook. It utilizes step-by-step instructions to help guide readers to learn finite element simulations. Twenty seven case studies are used throughout the book. Many of these cases are industrial or research projects the reader builds from scratch. An accompanying DVD contains all the files readers may need if they have trouble. Relevant background knowledge is reviewed whenever necessary. To be efficient, the review is conceptual rather than mathematical, short, yet comprehensive. Key concepts are inserted whenever appropriate and summarized at the end of each chapter. Additional exercises or extension research problems are provided as homework at the end of each chapter. A learning approach emphasizing hands-on experiences spreads though this entire book. A typical chapter consists of 6 sections. The first two provide two step-by-step examples. The third section tries to complement the exercises by providing a more systematic view of the chapter subject. The following two sections provide more exercises. The final section provides review problems.

Author | : Carl Q. Howard,Benjamin S. Cazzolato |

Publisher | : CRC Press |

Release Date | : 2014-12-18 |

ISBN 10 | : 1482223252 |

Pages | : 708 pages |

Techniques and Tools for Solving Acoustics Problems This is the first book of its kind that describes the use of ANSYS® finite element analysis (FEA) software, and MATLAB® engineering programming software to solve acoustic problems. It covers simple text book problems, such as determining the natural frequencies of a duct, to progressively more complex problems that can only be solved using FEA software, such as acoustic absorption and fluid-structure-interaction. It also presents benchmark cases that can be used as starting points for analysis. There are practical hints too for using ANSYS software. The material describes how to solve numerous problems theoretically, and how to obtain solutions from the theory using MATLAB engineering software, as well as analyzing the same problem using ANSYS Workbench and ANSYS Mechanical APDL. Developed for the Practicing Engineer Free downloads on http://www.mecheng.adelaide.edu.au/avc/software, including MATLAB source code, ANSYS APDL models, and ANSYS Workbench models Includes readers’ techniques and tips for new and experienced users of ANSYS software Identifies bugs and deficiencies to help practitioners avoid making mistakes Acoustic Analyses Using MATLAB® and ANSYS® can be used as a textbook for graduate students in acoustics, vibration, and related areas in engineering; undergraduates in mechanical and electrical engineering; and as an authoritative reference for industry professionals.