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“My PAM-CRASH training was

the most wonderful interaction I had in the last few years. PAMCRASH training with ESI was quite exemplary and builds a strong foundation for a career in CAE’”

Mr. Pundan Kumar Singh, Renault-Nissan

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matched our needs taking us step-by-step towards optimum use of the software.” Mr. Jean-Louis Michel, AMETRA

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Note This catalogue provides a list of training courses available today at ESI offices throughout the world. Please note that course content is flexible. The training program may vary according to location and to customers’ needs. This list is not exhaustive. If you wish to receive training on a particular subject that does not appear here, please contact one of our sales agents (see back cover) and we will design a course for you. Check http://www.esi-group.com/training for current course offerings or contact us at: training@esi-group.com


Contents ESI Learning Solutions An Extensive Educational Program Worldwide Learning Centers

Virtual Performance Crash, Impact & Safety Visual-Crash PAM Environment for Impact Simulation Visual-Crash DYNA Environment for Impact Simulation Visual-Crash RAD Environment for Impact Simulation Visual-Mesh + Visual-Crash PAM Visual-Mesh + Visual-Crash DYNA Visual-Mesh + Visual-Crash RAD Visual-Safe: Real Time Module for Dummy Positioning Visual-Safe MAD Environment for Safety Simulation Getting Started with Virtual Performance Suite Getting Started with PAM-CRASH Getting Started with PAM-CRASH Implicit Multi-Scale Modeling with PAM-CRASH Positioning Process for Safety Dummies Occupant Safety Simulation with PAM-SAFE Airbag Simulation with PAM-SAFE Airbag Simulation with PAM-SAFE/FPM Material Models in PAM-CRASH High Performance Computing using PAM-CRASH DMP Modeling of Fracture and Damage Fracture Seminar PAM-CRASH for the Automotive Industry  Introduction to the basics of the Finite-Element Method Specialist Training Sessions

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NVH & Dynamics

Virtual Manufacturing Casting Casting Process Evaluation with QuikCAST Casting Process Simulation with PROCAST Advanced Remelting Processes with CALCOSOFT Solidification Course

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Composites & Plastics Composite Structures Testing for Ship Building Applications Composite Structures Testing for Automotive Applications PAM-RTM for Aircraft Applications PAM-RTM for Automotive Applications PAM-RTM for Ship Building Applications PAM-RTM for CATIA V5 PAM-FORM for Plastic Applications PAM-FORM for Trims Applications PAM-FORM for Composite Applications

Virtual Environment Electromagnetism Introduction to 3D Electromagnetic Analysis with PAM-CEM/FD Electromagnetic Phenomena along Cable Networks using CRIPTE Immunity of on-board Electronics with PAM-CEM Simulation Suite The Virtual Test Antenna with PAM-CEM Simulation Suite Getting Started with Visual-CEM RADAR Cross Section of Complex Targets

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Sheet Metal Forming PAM-STAMP 2G: Full Stamp Value Chain 30 PAM-TUBE 2G: Full Value Chain 31 Material Models in PAM-STAMP 2G 32 Advanced Springback Modeling & Die Compensation in PAM-STAMP2G 32 Superplastic Forming in PAM-STAMP 2G 33 Die Design and Inverse Module in PAM-STAMP 2G 33 Die Design and Inverse Module in PAM-DIEMAKER and PAM-TFA for CATIA V5 34 Hotforming Seminar 34 PAM-STAMP 2G for the Automotive Industry  35 Specialist Training Sessions 36

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Fluid Dynamics CFD-FASTRAN Introduction for Aerodynamic and Aerothermodynamic Applications CFD-ACE+ Introduction for Fluid Dynamics and Multiphysics CFD-ACE+ User Subroutines  CFD-ACE+ Scripting  CFD-CADalyzer Introduction for CFD Decision Support  Modeling Fuel Cells using CFD-ACE+ CFD-ACE+ Plasma Training Aircraft Store Separation Modeling Using CFD-FASTRAN Modeling CVD/Thin Film Process using CFD-ACE+

CFD-GEOM for Geometry and Grid Creation

Comfort Building and Testing Car Front Seats with PAM-COMFORT 19 Manufacturing Car Front Seats with PAM-COMFORT 20 Testing Dynamic Performance of Car Front Seats with PAM-COMFORT 20

Getting Started with PAM-MEDYSA for Motion and Dynamics

Welding & Heat Treatment Case and Through Hardening Induction Heat Treatment Simulation Weld Distortion Engineering - Shrinkage Method Weld Distortion Engineering – Local Global Method Weld Quality and Residual Stress Engineering Multipass Welding Spot Welding

Automotive Underhood Modeling using CFD-VisCART/CFD-ACE+ PAM-FLOW Introduction for Aerodynamics Analysis

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Multiphysics SYSTUS, Thermal Initiation SYSTUS, Advanced Thermal SYSTUS, Static Linear Mechanics SYSTUS, Nonlinear Mechanics SYSTUS Interface Language (SIL) Basic SYSTUS Interface Language (SIL) Advanced SYSTUS, Elementary Dynamics SYSTUS, Advanced Dynamics

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Vibro-Acoustics VA One: Basic SEA Training VA One: Advanced SEA Training VA One: FE/BEM Training VA One: Coupled FEA/SEA Training Introduction to Foam Materials Characterization & Analysis in FOAM-X Introduction to Foam Materials and Trim Modeling and Analysis in NOVA Introduction to VTM - Vehicle Trim Modeling

Simulation Systems Integration Simulation Systems Integration Visual-Mesh for 1D, 2D and 3D Element Meshing Visual-Mesh + Visual-SYSTUS + Visual Viewer Visual-Viewer Post-Processing Getting Started with Vdot™ for Smart Process Management Visual-Process Executive to Capture Best Practices with Process Automation Visual-Development Toolkit: Process Authoring in Visual-Environment VisualDSS: Collaboration and Simulation Data Management VisualDSS: Performing Advanced Process and Data Management Operations PAM-OPT to Analyze and Optimize your Design Visual-OPT: Complete Optimization Solution for CAE

Registration Registration Information

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An Extensive Educational Program With over 30 years of expertise in software application training, ESI offers a whole portfolio of training solutions. Working hand-in-hand with customers, ESI Learning Solutions supports you with our profitable standard course offer and personalized training programs tailored to your needs.

Training Courses the Way You Choose Several types of training are proposed, allowing you to choose how, when and where: Classroom training: small classes taught at ESI learning centers by experienced ESI engineers Client-site training: standard or personalized classes taught at your facility, dedicated to your employees Group training: customized training for a large team of engineers from your company, including in-class training at your facility and support over a period of six months Distance learning: classes taught live online by an ESI instructor

An Entire Catalogue of Classroom Training Courses ESI offers a wide range of standard courses throughout the world, balancing both theory and practice. From Basic to Advanced or specialized sessions, ESI’s classes are taught by highly skilled consulting and support engineers. With years of practice and field experience, they are fully prepared to answer to your needs. ESI learning programs follow these success criteria: Small number of attendees per class to ensure adequate attention, Individual workstations available to maximize the participant’s learning experience, Interaction thanks to demonstrations and practical exercises, Hands-on practice with numerous exercises and tutorials, Training manuals are handed out for quick reference during and after the course, User’s case studies and applications can be discussed with the instructor on demand

These courses also provide an excellent forum for ESI customers to work with each other and share their experience in digital simulation.

Personalized Training Courses In addition to standard courses, ESI can set up dedicated learning programs tailored to your needs and knowledge of the software, with flexible training times, content and duration. Personalized courses take place either at one of ESI’s worldwide learning facilities or on-site, at your facility.

Distance Learning  ESI also provides training courses taught live online exclusively. All you need to do is register to the sessions that fit your schedule. Training documentation and associated tutorial files are sent in advance for live demonstration during the web-based session and for future use as reference manuals. The class size is kept small and ample time is given to consult with you on your particular simulation needs. The goal is to have you leave the class with your own simulation running or ready to run! To find our distance learning courses in this catalogue, look for the  symbol.

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Group Learning  Group learning courses are specifically designed for a large team of engineers needing to become quickly and effectively proficient users of ESI products. Naturally, the training is customized according to your needs. Over a period of six months, from in-class theoretical training to practice exercises and customized specialist training, your team is guided and assisted by our expert support engineers. To find our group learning courses in this catalogue, look for the  symbol.

Customer Support Following the training, you will have access to our hotline. This service is for troubleshooting and quick answers on the usage of ESI Group’s software solutions, via telephone, email or fax. Our local support department is also available for the following advanced services (please contact your local sales office for rates): Technical Assistance: day-to-day assistance for end-users to help solve simulation problems, analyze data models, and give recommendations on best practices for simulation applied to industrial problems Consulting Services: customized services ranging from R&D projects to methodology or customization projects. Please refer to the ESI worldwide contact information page at the end of this catalogue. We look forward to working with you!

First ESI Global Users Conference & Exhibition on Virtual Prototyping May 19-20, 2010

ESI Global Forum 2010 will bring together users sharing their expertise, best practices, challenges and successes in Virtual Prototyping and Simulation-Based Design. In addition to learning from simulation experts from around the world, attendees will get a sneak peak at ESI's latest product features and benefits, as well as practical tips and tricks. Keynote presentations from Audi AG, EADS Astrium and Qualis Corporation will open the two-day conference, followed by many lectures held in dedicated sessions. EGF participants will have the opportunity to listen to speeches from Skoda Auto, Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Faurecia Interior Systems, University of Bradford, DSB Euro s.r.o., PSA Peugeot Citroen, to name a few. In the Exhibition Center, hardware and software partners will display their latest offering and solutions to gain in productivity and performance. For information and registration please visit www.esi-group.com/globalforum2010 or contact EGF2010@esi-group.com.

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Worldwide Learning Centers A Broad and Expert Training Network With field subsidiaries and regional technical support offices spanning four continents, ESI provides personalized training services and high-level support to users worldwide.

Tokyo, Japan Paris, France

Eschborn, Germany

Plzen, Czech Republic San Diego, CA, USA

Beijing, China

Please contact your nearest ESI subsidiary directly for information on available training courses (see back cover).

About ESI Group ESI Group is a world-leading supplier and pioneer of digital simulation software for prototyping and manufacturing processes that take into account the physics of materials. ESI Group has developed an extensive suite of coherent, industry-oriented applications to realistically simulate a product’s behavior during testing, to fine-tune manufacturing processes in accordance with desired product performance, and to evaluate the environment’s impact on product performance. ESI Group’s products represent a unique collaborative and open environment for Simulation-Based Design, enabling virtual prototypes to be improved in a continuous and collaborative manner while eliminating the need for physical prototypes during product development. The company employs over 750 high-level specialists worldwide covering more than 30 countries. ESI Group is listed in compartment C of NYSE Euronext Paris. For further information, visit www.esi-group.com.

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Crash, Impact & Safety Visual-Crash PAM Environment for Impact Simulation Level:

Basic

Duration:

2 days

Audience:

CAE engineers, designers and specialists in structural crash and occupant safety

Objectives:

Learn to use the Visual-Environment for PAM, from pre-processing with Visual-Crash PAM to post-processing with Visual-Viewer.

Prerequisites:

Use of a workstation (Windows and/or UNIX). Basic meshing concepts

Reference: VTS-CR-B

o PART Replacement and Sub-Assembly Replace o PLINK Manager o Initial penetrations / Intersections Picking Simulation-Copy Nodal Data Example: Execution of a basic PAM-CRASH run with VisualCrash PAM

Day 2, AM: Customer Case or SAFETY

Customer Example: Execution of a Customer Case SAFETY example o Auto seat belt routing o Sim-Simulation overview o Overview of Sim-Positioner o Seat Morphing and Belt Fitting o System (Dummy) positioning o Barrier positioning o Seat Position

Course content:

Day 1, AM: Visual-Environment

General presentation: the Visual-Environment o Graphical User Interface o Customizations o Selection tools o Card images o PART Table o Properties Panel

Day 2, PM: Visual-Viewer

General presentation Animation and Contours display Model Difference Video Overlay and Synchronizations Curve Operation Template management Report Generation

Day 1, PM: Visual-Crash PAM

Entity Creation, modifications and delete for Material, contact, load definition, Boundary conditions, Joint etc. PAM-oriented tools presentation o Model Compare o DATACHECKS (TIME Step / Mass; Kinematics‌) o Multi-Model Coupling

Visual-Crash DYNA Environment for Impact Simulation Level:

Basic

Duration:

2 days

Audience:

CAE engineers, designers and specialists in structural crash and occupant safety

Objectives:

Learn to use the Visual-Environment for DYNA, from pre-processing with Visual-Crash DYNA to post-processing with Visual-Viewer.

Prerequisites:

Use of a workstation (Windows and/or UNIX). Basic meshing concepts

Course content:

Day 1, AM: Visual-Environment

General presentation: the Visual-Environment o Graphical User Interface o Customization o Selection tools o Card image o PART Table o Properties Panel

Reference: VTS-CR-D-B

o Model Compare o Advance Renumber Model setup: Material creation, modification and deletion, Contact, Load definitions, Boundary conditions, Joint definitions, etc.

Day 2, AM: Customer Case or SAFETY

Customer Example: Execution of a Customer Case SAFETY example o Auto Seat belt Routing o Sim-Simulation overview o Overview of Sim-Positioner o Seat Morphing and Belt Fitting o System (Dummy) positioning o Barrier positioning o Seat positioning

Day 2, PM: Visual-Viewer

General presentation Animation and Contours display Video Overlay and synchronizations Model Difference Binout Support Curve Operation Template management Report Generation

Day 1, PM: Visual-Crash DYNA

Entity Creation, modifications and delete for Material, contact, load definition, Boundary conditions, Joint etc. Solver specific tools presentation o Weld Tools (Mesh-independent Spotwelds) o Intersection and Penetration removal o Part Replace and Sub-Assembly Replace o DYNA / MADYMO Coupling

Courtesy: NCAC

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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Visual-Crash RAD Environment for Impact Simulation Level:

Basic

Duration:

2 days

Audience:

CAE engineers, designers and specialists in structural crash and occupant safety

Objectives:

Learn to use the Visual-Environment for RADIOSS, from pre-processing with VisualCrash RAD to post-processing with VisualViewer.

Prerequisites:

Use of a workstation (Windows and/or UNIX). Basic meshing concepts

Course content:

Day 1, AM: Visual-Environment

General presentation: the Visual-Environment o Graphical User Interface o Tool Bar Customization o Card image o PART Table o Entity Selector

Reference: VTS-CR-R-B

Solver specific tools presentation o Intersection and Penetration removal o Weld Tools (Interface Type 2 Spotwelds) o Model Organization / Model Checks o Part Replace and Sub-Model Replace o Advance Renumber / Time Savers Model setup: Material creation, modification and deletion, Boundary Conditions, Initial velocity, Interface, load definition, Joint, Control cards etc.

Day 2, AM: Customer Case or SAFETY

Customer Example: Execution of a Customer Case SAFETY example o Auto Seat Belt Routing o Sim-Simulation overview o Rad-Mad Coupling o Overview of Madymo system-Positioning o Seat Morphing o Seat Position

Day 2, PM: Visual-Viewer

General presentation Animation and Contours display Video Overlay and Synchronizations Curve Operation Template management Report Generation

Day 1, PM: Visual-Crash RAD

Entity Creation, modifications and delete for Material, Boundary Conditions, Initial velocity, Interface, load definition, Joint, Control cards etc..

Visual-Mesh + Visual-Crash PAM

Reference: VTS-MC-B

Level:

Basic

Course content:

Duration:

3 days

Day 1, AM: Visual-Environment

Audience:

CAE engineers, designers and specialists in structural crash and occupant safety

Objectives:

Learn to use the Visual-Environment for PAM, from meshing with Visual-Mesh to VisualCrash PAM and post-processing with VisualViewer.

Prerequisites:

Use of a workstation (Windows and/or UNIX).

What is Visual-Environment? General presentation What is Visual-Mesh? General presentation

Day 1, PM: Visual-Mesh

CAD Functionalities Node Functionalities Mesh Creation and Mesh editing

Day 2: Visual-Crash PAM

Execution of Crash Specific Model Setup examples

Day 3, AM: Customer Case or SAFETY

Customer Example: Execution of a Customer Case SAFETY example using Sim-Simulation and Sim-Positioner

Day 3, PM: Visual-Viewer

General presentation Animation and Contours display Video Overlay and synchronizations Curve Operation Template Management and Report Generation

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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Visual-Mesh + Visual-Crash DYNA

Reference: VTS-MC-D-B

Level:

Basic

Course content:

Duration:

3 days

Day 1, AM: Visual-Environment

Audience:

CAE engineers, designers and specialists in structural crash and occupant safety

Objectives:

Learn to use the Visual-Environment for DYNA, from meshing with Visual-Mesh to Visual-Crash DYNA and post-processing with Visual-Viewer.

Prerequisites:

Use of a workstation (Windows and/or UNIX).

What is Visual-Environment? General presentation What is Visual-Mesh? General presentation

Day 1, PM: Visual-Mesh

CAD Functionalities Node Functionalities Mesh Creation and Mesh editing

Day 2: Visual-Crash DYNA

Execution of Crash Specific Model Setup examples

Day 3, AM: Customer Case or SAFETY

Customer Example: Execution of a Customer Case SAFETY example using Sim-Simulation and Sim-Positioner

Day 3, PM: Visual-Viewer

General presentation Animation and Contours display Video Overlay and synchronizations Curve Operation Template Management and Report Generation

Visual-Mesh + Visual-Crash RAD

Reference: VTS-MC-R-B

Level:

Basic

Course content:

Duration:

3 days

Day 1, AM: Visual-Environment

Audience:

CAE engineers, designers and specialists in structural crash and occupant safety

Objectives:

Learn to use the Visual-Environment for RADIOSS, from meshing with Visual-Mesh to Visual-Crash RAD and post-processing with Visual-Viewer.

Prerequisites:

Use of a workstation (Windows and/or UNIX).

What is Visual-Environment? General presentation What is Visual-Mesh? General presentation

Day 1, PM: Visual-Mesh

CAD Functionalities Node Functionalities Mesh Creation and Mesh editing

Day 2: Visual-Crash RAD

Execution of Crash Specific Model Setup examples

Day 3, AM: Customer Case or SAFETY

Customer Example: Execution of a Customer Case SAFETY example using Sim-Simulation and Sim-Positioner

Day 3, PM: Visual-Viewer

General presentation Animation and Contours display Video Overlay and synchronizations Curve Operation Template Management and Report Generation

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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Visual-Safe: Real Time Module for Dummy Positioning Level:

Advanced

Duration:

1 day

Audience:

Visual-Environment users

Objectives:

Learn to use the Visual-Safe Sim-Sim module in order to produce “real-time� dummy positioning simulation in the VisualEnvironment.

Prerequisites:

Good knowledge of the Visual-Environment and Explicit codes (PAM, RADIOSS, LS-DYNA).

Reference: VTS-SA-A

Course content: General presentation of the Sim-Sim Module Presentation of the Sim-Sim Graphical User Interface Sim-Sim Functionalities: o Deformable Parts o Rigid Body o Static o Contacts o Boundary conditions o Loadings o Time Step management o Seat Morphing o Sim-Positioner to position dummies o Airbag folder tool: Thin, Thick, Roll, Tuck folding

Description: Learn to use the Sim-Sim (Simplified Simulation) advanced safety module in order to position dummies accurately in Visual-Safe.

Hands-on practice session: o Ball Impact on a Foam bloc o Articulated system modeling and positioning o Seat morphing o Dummy Positioning o Airbag folding exercise o Customer case analysis Sim-Sim Encapsulated Modules: o Seat Morphing o Sim-Positioner o Belt Fitting o Airbag Folding.

Visual-Safe MAD Environment for Safety Simulation Level:

Basic

Duration:

2 days

Audience:

Designers and specialists in occupant safety

Objectives:

Learn to use Visual-Environment for MADYMO, from pre-processing with Visual-Safe MAD to post-processing with Visual-Viewer.

Prerequisites:

Use of a workstation (Windows and/or UNIX). Basic knowledge of MADYMO

Reference: VTS-SA-M-B

Day 1, PM: Visual-Safe MAD

Description: This introductory course to Visual-Safe MAD presents through practical examples the basics of MADYMO modeling, dummy positioning, restraint modeling, material and property definition, data input, results analysis, report writing, etc. Course content:

Day 1, AM: Visual-Environment

General presentation: the Visual-Environment o Graphical User Interface o Customization o Selection tools o Card image o System table and Part Table o Properties

Creation, modification and deletion of entities through explorer and XML tree Solver specific tools presentation o Working with XML tree o System Configuration o System Position o System Replace o Include Replace o Time Savers o Renumber

Day 2, AM: Visual-Safe MAD

Pre-processing: Simple Frontal Impact Modeling Exercise o Import Vehicle Model (environment) o Create a new steering wheel system and merge with vehicle o Position the dummy on the seat o Apply a crash pulse to the dummy o Import an airbag and position on the steering wheel o Define Inflator characteristics o Create a seatbelt (both MADYMO and FE segments) o Define Contact interactions

Day 2, PM: Visual-Viewer

General presentation Animation and Contours display Video overlay and synchronization Curve Operation Template management Report Generation Injury number calculations and automated injury report

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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Getting Started with Virtual Performance Suite Level:

Basic

Duration:

2-3 days (see local schedule for details)

Audience:

CAE engineers, designers and specialists in structural crash

Objectives:

Learn to perform basic linear and non linear static analysis, linear modal dynamic analysis and non linear dynamic impact simulations using Virtual Performance Suite.

Prerequisites:

Basic knowledge of the Finite Element method

Reference: CRS-VP-B Course content:

Description: This course is an introduction to both explicit and implicit methods and to Virtual Performance Suite. Participants learn the different steps to perform a basic static and dynamic simulation. The focus is on practical exercises. A global overview of the capabilities of the code, illustrated by industrial applications, is presented.

Overview about solving schemes (linear/nonlinear, implicit/explicit, transient/modal) o Integrated implicit solutions o Explicit solutions and comparison with implicit Elements Formulations Linear dynamics o Eigenvalue Analysis o Frequency Response Analysis Linear static analysis o Stress analysis Nonlinear static analysis o Large displacements o Nonlinear material behavior o Contact treatment Nonlinear dynamic analysis o PAM-CRASH, PAM-SAFE o PAM-MEDYSA o PAM-SHOCK Overview of all available material laws How to control an analysis o Multi-load, multi-step, restart Introduction to Visual-Environment o Meshing, pre and post-processing and reporting Recommendations for general stress, crash, safety, high velocity impact, and motion and dynamic analysis Throughout the course demonstrations and practical exercises, are based on Virtual Performance Suite and Visual-Environment.

Courtesy: EADS Deutschland GmbH, KSS and Audi AG, Nissan Motor Co. Ltd.

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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Getting Started with PAM-CRASH

Reference: CRS-C-B

Level:

Basic

Duration:

2-3 days (see local schedule for details)

Audience:

CAE engineers, designers and specialists in structural crash and occupant safety.

Objectives:

Learn to perform basic nonlinear dynamic impact simulations using PAM-CRASH, the world’s most widely used crash simulation software.

Prerequisites:

Basic knowledge of the Finite Element method Files organization How to run PAM-CRASH Common element formulation Elastic plastic behavior law Overview of all other material laws Load, boundary and initial conditions Contact modeling

Description: This course is an introduction to the explicit method and to the PAM-CRASH solver. Participants learn the different steps to perform a basic dynamic impact simulation. The focus is on practical exercises. A global overview of the capabilities of the code, illustrated by industrial applications, is presented. Course content: Introduction to crash simulation and overview of the modeling process Integration scheme principle and piloting analysis with PAM-CRASH

Courtesy: SEAT / SENER

Demonstrations and practical exercises throughout the course, using Visual-Environment.

Suggested Next Courses: Material Models in PAM-CRASH (CRS-M-I) High Performance Computing using PAM-CRASH DMP (CRS-D-A) Occupant Safety Simulation with PAM-SAFE (CRS-S-I) Airbag Simulation with PAM-SAFE (CRS-SA-I) Getting Started with PAM-CRASH Implicit (CRS-I-B)

Getting Started with PAM-CRASH Implicit

Reference: CRS-I-B Course content:

Level:

Basic

Duration:

1-2 days (see local schedule for details)

Audience:

CAE engineers, designers and specialists in structural crash.

Objectives:

Learn to perform basic linear and nonlinear static analysis and linear modal dynamic analysis using PAM-CRASH Implicit.

Prerequisites:

Course: Getting Started with PAM-CRASH (CRS-C-B) or equivalent experience.

Description: This course is an introduction to the implicit method and to the PAM-CRASH solver. Participants learn to model in a simple manner static penetration tests, breaking and closing a vehicle door or the static load of vehicle parts (e.g. hood, backrest, beverage owner) and to carry out modal analyses of the Body in White (BIW). A global overview of the capabilities of the code, illustrated by industrial applications, is presented.

Theory of the implicit solver (linear, nonlinear analysis, modal analysis, harmonic analysis) Elements Formulations Modeling Methods with implicit: o Supported materials o Mesh independent spotweld o Joints o Boundary conditions, external loadings o Coupling of degrees of freedom (MTOCO) o Chaining explicit and implicit runs Natural frequency analysis: o Single block Lanczos solution Linear static analysis: o Stress analysis Nonlinear static analysis o Large displacement nonlinear solution o Material nonlinear solution o Implicit contact treatment Harmonic analysis Recommendations for using implicit or explicit methods Demonstrations and practical exercises throughout the course, using Visual-Environment.

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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Multi-Scale Modeling with PAM-CRASH

Reference: CRS-J-A

Level:

Advanced

Duration:

2 days

Audience:

CAE engineers, designers and specialists in structural crash and occupant safety

Objectives:

Learn how to set up models with different levels of details to optimize performance.

Prerequisites:

Courses: Getting Started with PAM-CRASH (CRS-C-B) or equivalent advanced experience

Course content: Multi model coupling technology Shell solid remeshing introduction Interactions between models Review of stability issues Methodology to set-up a multi-scale model using Visual-Environment Practical examples

Description: The FE models are more and more detailed to achieve predictive and reliable simulation results, especially for material rupture. The computing time to simulate detailed models is increasing because of the number of elements and the small time step resulting from small element size. During this training, participants learn to optimize models with the multi-scale modeling approach.

Courtesy: Volkswagen AG

Positioning Process for Safety Dummies

Reference: CRS-E-A

Level:

Advanced

Duration:

2 days

Course content:

Audience:

CAE engineers, designers and specialists in structural crash and occupant safety

Objectives:

Learn how to seat a dummy and how to fit a seat belt, through practical application

Prerequisites:

Courses: Getting Started with PAM-CRASH (CRS-C-B) or equivalent advanced experience

Introduction to safety requirements Methodology to set-up and position the dummy by using the Visual-Environment Pre-processing Different ways to define and fit the seat belt Efficient occupant restraint system modeling Practical examples

Description: The participants learn to use the major options and functions of Visual-Environment and PAM-SAFE to position a dummy model in the car environment. The course focuses on the seat belt fitting and the dummy seat interaction. The course is illustrated by practical exercises using different dummy models.

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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Occupant Safety Simulation with PAM-SAFE Level:

Intermediate

Duration:

2 days

Audience:

CAE engineers, designers and specialists in structural crash and occupant safety

Objectives:

Learn to use, through practical applications and theory, the different options of PAM-SAFE software to simulate the effect of restraint systems (such as seatbelts and airbags) and occupants in a crashed vehicle.

Prerequisites:

Course: Getting Started with PAM-CRASH (CRS-C-B) or equivalent experience

Reference: CRS-S-I Description: Participants learn to use the major functions and options of PAM-SAFE. This course focuses on airbag and belt systems modeling, dummy positioning, as well as barrier models. Practical applications and theory alternate throughout the course. Training concludes with a data record, which contains all PAM-SAFE functionalities in the context of a carriage test. Course content: Airbag modeling: o cross-linking and folding o multi chambers, initial metric o OOP modeling o material models for Airbag fabrics o contact definition for Airbags o TANK test: validation of inflator model parameters Belt modeling: o cross-linking and belt fitting o slip ring o retractor modeling o material models for belts Dummies and barriers positioning Multi-Body-Solver Structure of a data record for different PAM-SAFE functions: o DATA checks/Mesh Improvement (initial penetration, intersection) Demonstrations and practical exercises throughout the course, using Visual-Environment.

Occupant restraint systems for frontal impact. Courtesy: Volkswagen AG

Suggested Next Course: Airbag Simulation with PAM-SAFE/FPM (CRS-SF-A)

Airbag Simulation with PAM-SAFE

Reference: CRS-SA-I

Level:

Intermediate

Duration:

2 days

Audience:

CAE engineers, designers and specialists in structural crash and occupant safety

Objectives:

Learn to perform a simulation in the passive safety domain, including airbag folding, using PAM-SAFE, a software product that simulates the effects of restraint systems and occupants in a crashed vehicle.

Prerequisites:

Course: Getting Started with PAM-CRASH (CRS-C-B) or equivalent experience

Description: The course covers the following aspects of airbag modeling: airbag model preparation, fabrics material and internal gas modeling.

Courtesy: Delphi

Course content: Gas dynamic models used by PAM-SAFE: o simple model using uniform pressure o advanced model using particles (FPM) Modeling airbag fabrics Airbag folding Airbag deployment simulation Demonstrations and practical exercises throughout the course, using Visual-Environment.

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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Airbag Simulation with PAM-SAFE/FPM

Reference: CRS-SF-A

Level:

Advanced

Duration:

1 day

Audience:

CAE engineers, designers and specialists in structural crash and occupant safety

Objectives:

Understand the Finite Point Method theory and learn how to apply it.

Prerequisites:

Courses: Getting Started with PAM-CRASH (CRS-C-B) and Occupant Safety Simulation with PAM-SAFE (CRS-S-I) or equivalent advanced experience

Course content: Overview of the FPM (Finite Point Method) theory Example: data records conversion to FPM Post-processing using Visual-Viewer Switch/transfer from customer’s data records to FPM models (after previous arrangement)

Suggested knowledge of airbag modeling Description: A numerical description of gas dynamics within airbags is essential for the successful simulation of Out-Of-Position load cases, of lateral airbags, and of the opening behavior of protective covers. The Finite Point Method (FPM) is a CFD technology, developed by ESI Group. The theoretical overview of this technology is followed by a presentation of the relevant parameters, requirements, and the conversion of data records to FPM.

Courtesy: TRW

Material Models in PAM-CRASH

Reference: CRS-M-I

Level:

Intermediate

Duration:

1-2 days

Audience:

CAE engineers, designers and specialists in structural crash and occupant safety

Objectives:

Learn to select the most appropriate material type for PAM-CRASH and to use it properly.

Prerequisites:

Course: Getting Started with PAM-CRASH (CRS-C-B). Or basic knowledge of PAMCRASH, particularly on the theory of available PAM-CRASH models

Description: Overview of the various PAM-CRASH material models, including theory and typology according to the different industrial applications. The course also covers how to determine mathematical model parameters from experimental results. Course content: Introduction to material model theory: elasticity, plasticity, elasto-plasticity, visco-elasticity, visco-plasticity Metals: strain hardening definition, strain rate sensitivity, damage and failure Foam: classification of the different types of foam, overview of available models, test set-up, parameter characterization Rubber: incompressibility, test set-up, parameter characterization, examples Plastics: how to model plastics with PAM-CRASH Composite: composite failure models, modeling delamination Fabrics For customized material training, we suggest that participants send their own material models or user subroutines in advance to ESI.

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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High Performance Computing using PAM-CRASH DMP Level:

Advanced

Duration:

1 day

Audience:

CAE engineers, designers and specialists in structural crash and occupant safety wishing to take advantage of the highly scalable parallel version

Objectives:

Optimize the use of PAM-CRASH in the Distributed Memory mode

Prerequisites:

Course: Getting Started with PAM-CRASH (CRS-C-B) or equivalent advanced experience

Description: This course aims to help PAM-CRASH users configure and use the code in a parallel environment. Key points about the Distributed Memory Parallel (DMP) versions are first explained to participants. Then special attention is paid to the optimization of the input data definition in order to achieve the best possible performance.

Reference: CRS-D-A

Courtesy: Volkswagen AG

Course content: Introduction to parallel processing Particularities of the DMP version How to run a DMP job How to input data for improved performance Demonstrations and practical exercises throughout the day, using Visual-Environment.

Modeling of Fracture and Damage

Reference: CRS-FR-A

Level:

Advanced

Duration:

2 days

Audience:

CAE engineers, designers and specialists in structural crash and occupant safety

Objectives:

Understand failure theory and learn to use industrially validated predictive rupture models for realistic rupture simulation.

Prerequisites:

Course: Getting Started with PAM-CRASH (CRS-C-B) or equivalent advanced experience

Description: With the intensive use of high-strength steel, as well as aluminum and magnesium alloys, the probability of material failure has increased in crash simulations. During this 2-day training, participants work on the computer with industrially validated predictive rupture models so that they can use them immediately following the training.

Validation of fracture prediction based on a three point bending test Courtesy: BMW and Alcan Technology & Management

Course content: Introduction and theory Standard models and their application Multi-Model Coupling EWK rupture model (material 71 and 171) Background and application CrachFEM (material 128) Forecast of local instability, shearing and separation break with shell element

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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Fracture Seminar

Reference: CRS-FRA-A

Level:

Advanced

Duration:

2 days

Audience:

Engineers and scientists from industry and research centers who wish to improve their knowledge in the field of fracture mechanics and its application in performance simulations.

Objectives:

Learn from expert speakers the essentials behind metallic and non-metallic fracture modeling and its application to industrial processes.

Prerequisites:

University Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Aero, Marine, Civil, Materials, etc.).

Description: This two-day course, held in English, is taught by a team of industrial and academic experts. Courses and exercises are also presented by experts from the industry. The Fracture Seminar spans critical topics from metallic, non-metallic and polymer fracture. Thanks to the Fracture Seminar, participants gain a deep understanding of the factors influencing fracture, and better understand the “physics behind the screen” in order to make optimal design decisions. The number of participants is limited to 35, which allows for extensive interaction between participants and lecturers. Language: Location: Contact: Email Dates:

English Nürnberg, Germany Christina Theuerkauf or local sales agent. Christina.Theuerkauf@esi-group.com March 22-23, 2010

Courtesy: EC project IMPACT consortium

Course content:

Day1: Metallic Fracture Opening Theory: Overview of some classical fracture models Ductile rupture of metals

Day2: Non-Metallic Fracture Fundamentals of composite fracture Overview of classical numerical composite fracture models Fundamentals of polymer fracture Seminar synthesis Concluding remarks

More information and registration here: www.esi-group.com/FractureSeminar2010

Fracture Seminar 2008 Participants – Lyon, France

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PAM-CRASH for the Automotive Industry ď‚” (Group Learning) Duration:

6 months (may vary)

Audience:

CAE engineers, designers and specialists in structural crash and occupant safety. This training is designed for new PAM-CRASH users from an automotive manufacturing company.

Prerequisites:

Basic knowledge method.

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Objectives:

Our experienced support engineers will turn your team of engineers into proficient PAMCRASH users, with advanced and specialized knowledge in the area(s) of your choice.

Course content: The training is spread out over a period of 6 months, in the following way:

Phase 1

Reference: CRS-GRP Our technical support team is available during this time to answer questions and offer their expertise.

Phase 3

This second 5-day customized training course is applied to an industrial test case (for example: frontal crash, side impact with or without a dummy, etc‌) provided by you at least one month prior to the course (to allow for preparation time). During this week of training, we address advanced subjects and focus on your specific industrial needs.

Phase 4 (optional)

On-demand specialist training on a subject of your choice: Airbag modeling (with PAM-SAFE, with FPM) Materials in PAM-CRASH and PAM-SAFE DMP Simulation Fracture and damage modeling Simulating a sled test Contact modeling

We start with an intense 5-day on-site training course presenting the theory behind PAM-CRASH, the global overview of the code with practical exercises. The objective of this session is to make the participant familiar with a standard impact simulation.

Phase 2

Following this training, users are given basic to advanced practice exercises to be completed over a period of 6 months (this may vary according to your preference).

Courtesy: Nissan

If you're interested in planning a group training course for your company, please contact your nearest training coordinator (see registration information).

Introduction to the basics of the Finite-Element Method Level:

Basic

Duration:

1 day

Audience:

CAE engineers and designers wishing to get involved in structural crash and occupant safety

Objectives:

Provide general knowledge about the FE method to help engineers get started or perform analyses more efficiently with improved evaluation of results.

Prerequisites:

Engineering or technician background

Description: On the basis of a simple matrix method, the topic is gradually introduced. Formulations of element, material models and the treatment of nonlinear problems are the central topics. The course covers common explicit and implicit procedures mainly in the context of simulation applied to the automotive industry.

Reference: FE-B

Course content: Discretization Element formulations Stiffness matrix and solution of equilibrium Material models Introduction to nonlinear analysis Representation of the explicit and implicit procedures with the help of a short and visible sample program.

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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Specialist Training Sessions These courses are designed to answer specific needs of advanced PAM-CRASH/SAFE users. Course content is variable and adjusted to customers’ needs. Note: training can be provided on subjects that are not listed here. Please contact your local ESI sales agent for more information.

Advanced Material Models in PAM-CRASH

Reference: CRS-M-A

Level:

Advanced

Duration:

3 days

Objectives:

Learn to select the most appropriate material type in PAM-CRASH and how to use it.

Description:

Material modeling of foams, rubber, and glue in PAM-CRASH. Glass, plastic, composite materials, and rupture can also be covered, depending on customers’ interests

Sled Test Simulation

Reference: CRS-ST-A

Level:

Advanced

Duration:

2 days

Objectives:

Learn to simulate a sled test under several crash test conditions and with two dummy model types

Description:

A sled test is carried out to reproduce the occupant’s injuries under real car crash conditions. This course covers the three different crash test conditions: frontal crash, side impact and rear impact. Positioning, belt fitting and the interaction with the contact definition are treated for both dummy model types: the detailed Finite Element model and the articulated rigid body models.

Composite Simulation with PAM-CRASH

Reference: CRS-CM-A

Level:

Advanced

Duration:

1 day

Objectives:

Learn how to simulate the behavior of composite materials during a crash test

Description:

Composite materials are used increasingly in the industry but simulation of their behavior is still a challenge today. This course shows, using industrial applications, how composite materials behave during a crash test and how this can be represented through simulation. Special attention is paid to the characterization of parameters based on actual experimental results.

Spotwelds and Connection Modeling with PAM-CRASH

Reference: CRS-L-A

Level:

Advanced

Duration:

2 days

Objectives:

Learn how to model specific connection types and to characterize failure

Description:

This course focuses on modeling specific connection types which are used in the car industry: rivet, spotweld, glue. Presentation of the different algorithms and material types as well as failure characterization. Many examples are treated during the course.

Contact Algorithms and Modeling Techniques with PAM-CRASH

Reference: CRS-CN-A

Level:

Advanced

Duration:

2 days

Objectives:

Learn to define accurately contact/impact and how to use PAM-CRASH algorithms

Description:

One of the key parameters in a crash simulation is the reliability of the contact definition. This course presents all existing contact algorithms and their application in a car crash analysis: surface/surface, self-contact, edge to edge contact. Many examples are treated during the course.

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Airbag Folding Simulation with PAM-SAFE

Reference: CRS-AF-A

Level:

Advanced

Duration:

1 day

Objectives:

Understand airbag meshing techniques and how to apply them for reliable deployment simulation

Description:

The mesh quality of a folded airbag is a key factor for obtaining good results in airbag deployment simulation. Airbag geometry is increasingly complex and consequently airbag meshing is a difficult and time consuming task. This course covers the different techniques for preparing the mesh of a folded bag (2D and 3D bags): Folding based on the mesh Folding based on the geometry Simulation of the folding process

Barrier Impact Simulation

Reference: CRS-BI-A

Level:

Advanced

Duration:

1 day

Objectives:

Understand the various types of regulatory barrier models in PAM-CRASH 2G and how to use them

Description:

Various types of barriers are used for car crash analysis: frontal impact, side impact, rear impact. This course provides an overview of the different existing barriers and how they are used for the regulation. The particularities of each barrier are presented.

Pedestrian Impactor Simulation

Reference: CRS-PI-A

Level:

Advanced

Duration:

2 days

Objectives:

Learn to perform several pedestrian impact tests using ESI Group's models

Description:

Regulation for pedestrian protection prescribes the execution of a series of impact tests. This course presents ESI Group’s pedestrian impactor models (the headform, lower legform and upper legform models). An example for each model type is studied during the course.

Tank Sloshing in Crash Simulation

Reference: CRS-SL-A

Level:

Advanced

Duration:

2 days

Objectives:

Learn to use the SPH (Smooth Particle Hydrodynamics) algorithm for sloshing simulation

Description:

This course introduces the SPH (Smooth Particle Hydrodynamics) algorithm. The methodology is applied to the tank test sloshing simulation.

Roof Crush Test Simulation including Windshield Modeling

Reference: CRS-WI-A

Level:

Advanced

Duration:

2 days

Objectives:

Learn to perform roof intrusion test with accurate windshield modeling and material characterization.

Description:

The roof intrusion test requires rigorous modeling of the windshield and therefore good characterization of the glass material. This course presents the physical characteristics of glass and the mathematical models that can be used to model it. It also covers how to model the connection with the body. This is illustrated with applications.

Road Safety – Guardrail Simulations

Reference: CRS-GU-A

Level:

Advanced

Duration:

2 days

Objectives:

Learn to simulate the interaction of vehicles with roadside safety features.

Description:

Simulating the impact between a vehicle and a road guardrail presents some issues which are covered in this course, such as: link between the barrier and the ground contact between the vehicle and the ground friction between the tires and the ground

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Comfort Building and Testing Car Front Seats with PAM-COMFORT Level:

Basic

Duration:

2-4 days (depends on FEM knowledge)

Audience:

PAM-COMFORT users

Objectives:

Learn to handle complete virtual seat testing with PAM-COMFORT, from meshing the different components to loading the seat with different types of dummies and human models.

Prerequisites:

Basic FEA knowledge

Reference: COM-FS-B

Description: Build a seat model, and simulate the seating process of dummies and humans in order to retrieve H-Point, back, lumbar and thigh angles, backset distance, and several other outputs necessary to improve the seat design. Course content: Seat o o o o o Seat o o o Seat o Seat o Seat o o o o

modeling Frame Suspensions Foam blocks Cover and Attachments (Velcros, Hog Rings, J-Clips) Padding loading with HPM1 dummy (norm SAE J826) H-Point Pressure map Metal proximity clearance loading with HRMD dummy (norm FMVSS202a) Backset distance loading with HPM2 (ASPECT) dummy (norm SAE J4002) Lumbar support prominence loading with human RAMSIS connection Pressure map Volumetric stress in foam and flesh Metal proximity clearance

Suggested Next Courses: Manufacturing Car Front Seats with PAM-COMFORT (COM-M-B) Testing Dynamic Performance of Car Front Seats with PAM-COMFORT (COM-D-B)

Virtual static seat testing with dummies and humans

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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Manufacturing Car Front Seats with PAM-COMFORT Level:

Basic

Duration:

1 day

Audience:

PAM-COMFORT users

Objectives:

Learn to handle all aspects of manufacturing with PAM-COMFORT.

Prerequisites:

Course: Building and Testing Car Front Seats with PAM-COMFORT (COM-FS-B)

Reference: COM-M-B

seat

Description: Simulate the trimming process of the seat by assembling the different components (cover, padding, foam, suspensions) in order to retrieve the resulting strains and stresses, as a mandatory input for further simulations in the simulation chain (static and dynamic testing). Optimize with Trim Adviser the cover flattened patterns and uncompressed foam block shape in order to be as close as possible of a targeted Seat Trim Outline. Check possible wrinkles in the cover and bridging gap with the foam. Course content: Seat modeling o Frame o Suspensions o Foam blocks o Cover and Attachments (Velcros, Hog Rings, J-Clips) o Padding Seat assembly simulation (2 stress variants). Seat components optimization and assembly. Courtesy: BMW

Testing Dynamic Performance of Car Front Seats with PAM-COMFORT Level:

Basic

Duration:

1 day (depends on FEM knowledge)

Audience:

PAM-COMFORT users

Objectives:

Learn to compute the transfer function of a virtual seat model with PAM-COMFORT.

Prerequisites:

Course: Building and Testing Car Front Seats with PAM-COMFORT (COM-FS-B)

Reference: COM-D-B

Description: Participants will learn to apply vibration conditions on a seat model and to measure the transfer function to its occupant (deadweight or human) Course content: Foam dynamic properties computation and assignment Vibration conditions assignment Occupant installation Transfer function computation Miscellaneous other post-processing functions

Human submitted to vibrations and its transfer function

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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NVH & Dynamics Getting Started with PAM-MEDYSA for Motion and Dynamics Level: Duration:

Reference: NVH-MED-I

Intermediate 2 days (see local schedule for details)

Audience:

CAE engineers, designers and specialists in structural crash and occupant safety.

Objectives:

Learn to optimize the design and validate the performance of complex mechanical systems.

Prerequisites:

Course: Getting Started with Virtual Performance Suite (CRS-VP-B) or equivalent experience

Description: Participants learn to use major functionalities and options of PAM-MEDYSA. This course focuses on modeling techniques to simulate mechanical systems such as an engine, suspensions, and machinery transmissions. A global overview of the capabilities of the code, illustrated by industrial applications, is presented.

Course content: PAM-MEDYSA application examples Dedicated Contact modeling (type 44/54) Preloading methods Advanced Model set-up using Scripting Languages

Throughout the course demonstrations and practical exercises, are based on Virtual Performance Suite and Visual-Environment. .

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Courtesy of Alupress AG, Hyunda誰, Luca Olivari, Volkswagen AG from Schuler SMG GmbH & Co. KG, Waghaeusel

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Casting Casting Process Evaluation with QuikCAST Level:

Basic

Duration:

3-5 days (see local schedule for details)

Audience:

Foundry professionals QuikCAST users

Objectives:

Get started with QuikCAST, a complete industrial solution for foundries, including filling and solidification, phase change and cooling of mold geometries.

Prerequisites:

Basic knowledge of the casting process

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Reference: QCA-B

new

Description: This course is built around presentations, demonstrations and exercises. The goal is to allow the new user to gain confidence in the software and to use it efficiently with respect to his/her specific process.

According to customer demand, the following process modeling may be discussed: High / Low pressure die casting o Cycling techniques o Gas model, vents Gravity casting Semi-solid models Shot Tilt casting Filter / Preform infiltration Core Blowing Process

Course content: Introduction and general description Thermal analysis Fluid flow analysis Material properties Results visualization / presentation Post-processing Implicit Mold technique Mesh capabilities with Geomesh Non-coincident mesh capabilities Exercises

Casting Process Simulation with ProCAST

Reference: PRO-B

Level:

Basic

Duration:

4-5 days (see local schedule for details)

Audience:

New ProCAST users, casting engineers involved in the mold design process and optimization

Objectives:

Get started with ProCAST, the leading Finite Element solution for casting process simulation, including mold filling, solidification, microstructure and thermo-mechanical simulations.

Prerequisites:

Courtesy: Montupet

Basic knowledge of the casting process

Description: The course is built around presentations, demonstrations and exercises. The goal is to allow the new user to gain confidence in the software and to use it efficiently with respect to his/her specific process. After an introduction to casting simulation, participants learn to use ProCAST: CAD import and meshing with MeshCAST, parameters definition and model set-up, results analysis and defect prediction. Course content: Introduction to casting simulation General description of the software CAD import and FE meshing

Thermal analysis Fluid flow analysis Material properties CompuTherm database Results visualization / presentation Post-processing Defect prediction Calculation controls Exercises According to customer demand, the following process modeling may be discussed: High pressure die casting (including shot piston) Low pressure die casting Gravity casting Permanent mold casting Investment casting; Radiation Stress calculations Semi-solid models Lost Foam modeling Tilt casting Centrifugal casting Microstructures Continuous and DC casting Core Blowing Process High pressure die casting of an aluminum component Courtesy: Injecta Druckguss

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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Advanced Remelting Processes with CALCOSOFT Level:

Basic

Duration:

3 days (see local schedule for details)

Audience:

Metallurgists and steel manufacturers involved in Vacuum Arc Remelting (VAR) or Protective Electro Slag Remelting (P-ESR)

Objectives:

Get started with CALCOSOFT software for fast and efficient modeling of VAR and P-ESR processes

Prerequisites:

Basic knowledge of the VAR or P-ESR processes

Reference: CAL-B Material properties User functions VAR and P-ESR modeling Results visualization / presentation Script and macro commands Calculation controls Exercises

Description: Training is based on presentations, demonstrations and exercises. The goal is to allow the new user to gain confidence in the software and to use it efficiently with respect to his/her specific VAR or P-ESR processes. Course content:

Modeling of the P-ESR process

Introduction and general description Mesh generation Coupled thermal, fluid flow and electromagnetic analysis

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

Solidification Course

Reference: CAS-SOL-A Day 1:

Level:

Advanced

Duration:

1 week

Audience:

Metallurgists and foundry engineers

Objectives:

The application of solidification theories to industrial processes

Prerequisites:

Degree in materials science, metallurgy, mechanical engineering, physics or chemistry

Description: The Solidification Course is now a well recognized event. Repeated every year for the past 18 years, it has brought together in all 606 participants from 220 industrial companies and 33 countries. Dedicated to metallurgists and foundry engineers, this course is oriented towards the application of solidification theories to industrial casting processes. Special emphasis is given to the control of microstructural features and defect reduction. This one-week course, held in English, is co-organized by Calcom ESI, the Swiss Federal Institute at Lausanne and the French School of Mines at Nancy. It is taught by renowned lecturers from Switzerland, France, the United States, and Austria. Exercises, discussions, films and computer demonstrations are used to apply, practice and visualize the content of the lectures. The number of participants is limited to 35, which allows for extensive interaction between participants and lecturers. Language: Location: Contact: Email Dates:

Day 2:

Day 3: Day 4:

Day 5:

Introduction / Overview of solidification phenomena Phase diagrams; exercises Heat and mass transfer; exercises Nucleation and grain refinement in alloys In-situ visualization of solidification (films) Microsegregation; exercises Dendritic structures Mushy zone modeling Eutectic solidification and microstructure selection; exercises Microporosity; exercises Modeling of columnar and equiaxed solidification Macrosegregation; exercises Solidification path in multi-component systems; exercises Thermomechanics Computer presentation (Coupling of solidification phenomena) Hot tearing; exercises Synthesis; Linking solidification phenomena Concluding remarks

English Les Diablerets (Switzerland) Philippe ThĂŠvoz (Calcom ESI) or local sales agent. solidification.course@esi-group.com April 25-30, 2010

More information and registration here: www.esi-group.com/solidificationcourse

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Composites & Plastics Composite Structures Testing for Ship Building Applications Level:

Basic

Duration:

2 days (plus half-day training on ESI mesher upon request)

Audience:

CAE engineers and designers in ship building involved in composite material structure design.

Objectives:

Getting started with SYSPLY for the design and analysis of ship building composite material structures

Prerequisites:

Reference: SPY-S-B

Basic FEA knowledge

Description: This course focuses on the design optimization of composites and will help you answer the following questions: How should I design a composite structure? Where are the maximum failure criteria? How can I optimize the material? What is the effect of temperature on shape?

Courtesy: Luca Olivari

Course content:

Day 1, AM:

Geometry-Mesh Generation with SYSPLY tool Model Check & extrusion tool

Day 1, PM:

Composite DB Material Assignment onto the Structure

Day 2, AM:

Draping Operation Linear Analysis with 2D and 3D laminate element Post-processing (ply-by-ply results, failure criterion)

Day 2, PM:

Workshop on Ship Building Applications

Composite Structures Testing for Automotive Applications Level:

Basic

Course content:

Duration:

2 days (plus half-day training on ESI mesher upon request)

Day 1, AM:

Audience:

CAE automotive engineers and designers involved in composite material structure design.

Day 1, PM:

Objectives:

Prerequisites:

Getting started with SYSPLY for the design and analysis of automotive composite materials structures. Basic FEA knowledge

Description: This course focuses on the design optimization of composites and will help you answer the following questions: How should I design a composite structure? Where are the maximum failure criteria? How can I optimize the material? What is the effect of temperature on shape?

Reference: SPY-AU-B

Geometry-Mesh Generation with SYSPLY tool Model Check & extrusion tool Composite DB Material Assignment onto the Structure

Day 2, AM:

Draping Operation Linear Analysis with 2D and 3D laminate element Post-processing (ply-by-ply results, failure criterion)

Day 2, PM:

Workshop on Automotive Applications

Courtesy: Courage Competition

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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PAM-RTM for Aircraft Applications

Reference: RTM-A-B

Level:

Basic

Course content:

Duration:

1.5 day (plus half-day training on ESI mesher upon request)

Day 1, AM:

Audience:

CAE aircraft engineers involved in Resin Transfer Molding process and variants

Objectives:

Become familiar with the PAM-RTM simulation solution for the manufacturing processes of resin injection/infusion through fibrous reinforcements for aircraft applications.

Prerequisites:

Basic FEA knowledge

Description: This course focuses on predictive simulation of the resin injection process and provides an answer to the following questions: Which process should I use to make this part? Will I be able to inject this preform? Can I use this resin? Where should I set the injection points? Where should I set the injection lines? What is the injection sequence? What is the pressure? What is the filling time?

Running a simple case Overview of the GUI: simulation parameters, material database. Basic surface cases: line injection on a plate, central injection on a plate. How to define the injection and vents boundary conditions? Basic post-processing. Runners. Remeshing tools demonstration. Tools to set the permeability principal directions. Opening and closing injection points and vents. Air entrapment.

Day 1, PM:

Overview of advanced features 3D case: extrusion of a multi-layer solid mesh from a shell mesh. Simple LRI (Liquid Resin Infusion) case built from this extruded mesh. Comparison between 2D, 2.5D and 3D cases on the same part (like a T-junction). VARI Non-isothermal simulations: preheating, filling, curing. A few words on PAM-QUIKFORM (ESI geometric draping program) and advanced permeability models.

Day 2, AM:

Aircraft-oriented Workshop 3D Modeling Draping Effects

Courtesy: EADS Innovation Works

PAM-RTM for Automotive Applications

Reference: RTM-AU-B

Level:

Basic

Course content:

Duration:

1.5 day (plus half-day training on ESI mesher upon request)

Day 1, AM:

Audience:

CAE automotive engineers involved in the Resin Transfer Molding process and variants

Objectives:

Become familiar with the PAM-RTM simulation solution for the manufacturing process of resin injection/infusion through fibrous reinforcements for automotive applications.

Prerequisites:

Basic FEA knowledge

Description: This course focuses on predictive simulation of the resin injection process and will help you answer the following questions: Which process should I use to make this part? Will I be able to inject this preform? Can I use this resin? Where should I set the injection points? Where should I set the injection lines? What is the injection sequence? What is the pressure? What is the filling time?

Filling of an automotive part Courtesy: Chaire sur les Composites Ă  Haute Performance (CCHP), Ecole Polytechnique MontrĂŠal

Running a simple case Overview of the GUI: simulation parameters, material database. Basic surfacic cases: line injection on a plate, central injection on a plate. How to define the injection and vents boundary conditions? Basic post-processing. Runners. Remeshing tools demonstration. Tools to set the permeability principal directions. Opening and closing of injection points and vents. Air entrapment.

Day 1, PM:

Overview of advanced features 3D case: extrusion of a multi-layer solid mesh from a shell mesh. Simple LRI (Liquid Resin Infusion) case built from this extruded mesh. Comparison between 2D, 2.5D and 3D cases on the same part (like a T-junction). VARI Non-isothermal simulations: preheating, filling, curing. A few words on PAM-QUIKFORM (ESI geometric draping program) and advanced permeability models.

Day 2, AM:

Automotive-oriented Workshop: Heat Transfer Modeling

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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PAM-RTM for Ship Building Applications

Reference: RTM-S-B Course content:

Level:

Basic

Duration:

1.5 day (plus half-day training on ESI mesher upon request)

Audience:

CAE engineers in ship building involved in the Resin Transfer Molding process and variants

Objectives:

Become familiar with PAM-RTM simulation solution for the manufacturing process of resin injection/infusion through fibrous reinforcements for ship building

Running a simple case Overview of the GUI: simulation parameters, material database. Basic surfacic cases: line injection on a plate, central injection on a plate. How to define the injection and vents boundary conditions. Basic post-processing. Runners. Remeshing tools demonstration. Tools to set the permeability principal directions. Opening and closing of injection points and vents. Air entrapment.

Prerequisites:

Basic FEA knowledge

Day 1, PM:

Day 1, AM:

Description: This course focuses on predictive simulation of the resin injection process and will help you answer the following questions: Which process should I use to make this part? Will I be able to inject this preform? Can I use this resin? Where should I set the injection points? Where should I set the injection lines? What is the injection sequence? What is the pressure? What is the filling time?

Overview of advanced features 3D case: extrusion of a multi-layer solid mesh from a shell mesh. Simple LRI (Liquid Resin Infusion) case built from this extruded mesh. Comparison between 2D, 2.5D and 3D cases on the same part (like a T-junction). VARI Non-isothermal simulations: preheating, filling, curing. A few words on PAM-QUIKFORM (ESI geometric draping program) and advanced permeability models.

Day 2, AM:

Ship-building-oriented Workshop: VARI Modeling Catamaran deck infusion. Courtesy: TENSYL

PAM-RTM for CATIA V5

Reference: RTM-CA-B

Level:

Basic

Duration:

1.5 day

Audience:

CAE engineers and designers involved in the Resin Transfer Molding process.

Objectives:

Become familiar with PAM-RTM for CATIA V5 simulation solution for the manufacturing process of resin injection through fibrous reinforcements.

Prerequisites:

Basic knowledge of CATIA geometrical tools and Generative Structural Analysis workbench.

Description: This course focuses on predictive simulation of the resin injection process and will help you answer the following questions: Which process should I use to make this part? Will I be able to inject this preform? Can I use this resin? Where should I set the injection points? Where should I set the injection lines? What is the injection sequence? What is the pressure? What is the filling time?

Course content: Optional half-day training on CATIA V5 Advanced Meshing Tools workbench. Optional half day training on CATIA V5 Composite Design workbench.

1st half-day:

Presentation of the CATIA V5 philosophy: generative modeling, associativity. Basic surfacic cases: line injection on a plate, central injection on a plate. How to define the injection and vents boundary conditions. Basic post-processing. Opening and closing of injection points and vents. Air entrapment Material database Material orientation methods.

2nd half-day:

Overview of advanced features 3D case. Simple LRI (Liquid Resin Infusion) case built from a multi-layer mesh generated in CATIA. Comparison between 2D, 2.5D and 3D cases on the same part (like a T-junction). Non-isothermal simulations: preheating, filling, curing. VARI

3rd half-day:

Link with CPD (the Composite Design module of CATIA V5). Workshop on automotive, aeronautic or ship building applications.

Filling of a thick plate: Simulation in PAM-RTM for CATIA V5

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Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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PAM-FORM for Plastic Applications

Reference: FOR-P-B

Level:

Basic

Duration:

3 days

Audience:

CAE engineers and designers involved in plastics thermoforming simulation.

Objectives:

Perform a data set-up using pre-defined PAMFORM macros or macros tailored to the customer’s needs. Participants then learn to analyze the results of the computation.

Prerequisites:

Basic FEA knowledge

Description: This course focuses on predictive simulation of the thermoforming process and will help you answer the following questions: Which process should I use to make this part? Which thickness to select? Which forming temperature and pressure cycle? Where should I place the restraining boards?

Pills Tablet Forming Course content:

Half-day:

Global description of the software capabilities and fields of applications Description/explanation of the required data

1 day:

Data set-up using macros

1 day:

Post-processing & results analysis

Half-day:

Macro creation, Manual set-up Open questions

PAM-FORM for Trims Applications

Reference: FOR-T-B

Level:

Basic

Duration:

3 days

Audience:

CAE engineers and designers involved in plastics thermoforming simulation and interested in trims applications.

Objectives:

Perform a data set-up using pre-defined PAMFORM macros or macros tailored to the customer’s needs. Participants then learn to analyze the results of the computation.

Prerequisites:

FEA knowledge

Description: This course focuses on predictive simulation of the thermoforming process and will help you answer the following questions: Which process should I use to make this part? Can I use this material to make this part? Which thickness to select? Which forming temperature and pressure cycle? How should I set the restraining system?

Courtesy: Stankiewicz

Course content:

Half-day:

Global description of the software capabilities and fields of applications Description/explanation of the required data

1 day:

Data set-up using macros

1 day:

Post-processing & results analysis

Half-day:

Macro creation, Manual set-up Open questions

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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PAM-FORM for Composite Applications

Reference: FOR-C-B

Level:

Basic

Course content:

Duration:

3 days

Half-day:

Audience:

CAE engineers and designers involved in composites thermoforming simulation

Objectives:

Perform a data set-up using pre-defined PAMFORM macros or macros tailored to the customer’s needs. Participants then learn to analyze the results of the computation.

Prerequisites:

Good FEA knowledge

Description: This course focuses on predictive simulation of the following questions: Which process should I use to make this part? Can I use this stacking sequence? Which forming temperature and pressure cycle? How should I set the restraining system?

Global description of the software capabilities and fields of applications Description/explanation of the required data

1 day:

Data set-up using macros

1 day:

Post-processing & results analysis

Half-day:

Macro creation, Manual set-up Open questions

Flap Rib Forming Courtesy of the Design and Production of Composite Structures, Delft University of Technology.

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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Sheet Metal Forming PAM-STAMP 2G: Full Stamp Value Chain

Reference: STA-B

Level:

Basic

Duration:

2-5 days (depending on options)

Audience:

CAE engineers, model designers, and experienced manufacturing engineers involved in the stamping process

Objectives:

Learn to perform a stamping simulation using the PAM-STAMP 2G complete stamping solution which covers the entire tooling process, from quotation and die design to formability and try-out validation.

Prerequisites:

Basic knowledge of the stamping process and of CAE software

Description: This course focuses on the basic theoretical background for PAM-STAMP 2G (element types, material data, boundary and initial conditions, contact definition …) and the practical aspects of stamp model creation (draw design, simulation). Participants learn to prepare models, run simulations, and evaluate results via the PAM-STAMP 2G Graphical User Interface (PAMDIEMAKER, PAM-QUIKSTAMP, and/or PAM-AUTOSTAMP).

Course content:

Mandatory section (1 day):

Basic FEM (Finite Element Method) theory Description of PAM-STAMP 2G modules and options Graphical User Interface File system description Demo: full stamp value chain

Courtesy: Daimler AG

Option 2: PAM-QUIKSTAMP module (1 day)

Introduction to PAM-QUIKSTAMP for fast feasibility assessment General Section: GUI particularities Poor/Good mesh quality, multistage Data setup Simple examples Results analysis (wrinkles, cracks, FLD…) Scripting and Reporting PAM-DIEMAKER / PAM-QUIKSTAMP iterations Discussion, Q&A

Option 1: PAM-DIEMAKER module (1 day)

Introduction to PAM-DIEMAKER for rapid die design Importing the surface and/or FE mesh data Meshing with DeltaMesh and cleaning Part preparation: tipping, flanges, holes,… Geometry definition for the blank-holder Addendum definition (standard or user-defined profiles) Exporting the data in IGES/VDA format Hands-on exercises: o Standard example o Symmetrical construction unit o Flange on compressor rods o Open head o Internal compressor rods o Re-engineering o Geometry adjustment o Discussion, Q&A

Option 3: PAM-AUTOSTAMP module (2 days)

Introduction to PAM-AUTOSTAMP simulation for production validation General Section: GUI particularities Inputs, contacts, multistage Data setup Simple examples Results analysis (wrinkles, cracks, FLD…) Scripting and Reporting Blank redesign and drawbead, process improvements Trimming Springback computation (data setup, results evaluation) Discussion, Q&A

Suggested Next Courses: Material Models in PAM-STAMP 2G (STA-M-A) Advanced Springback Modeling and Die Compensation in PAM-STAMP 2G (STA-SB-A) Superplastic Forming in PAM-STAMP 2G (STA-SP-A) Die Design and Inverse Module in PAM-STAMP 2G (STA-DD-I) Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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PAM-TUBE 2G: Full Value Chain

Reference: STA-T-B

Level:

Basic

Duration:

2-4 days (depending on options)

Audience:

CAE engineers, part designers, tool designers, and experienced manufacturing engineers involved in the tube forming process and formability validation and optimization

Objectives:

Learn to simulate various tube forming processes, including process design and setup using PAM-TUBE 2G, the latest product in the ESI stamping simulation line, dedicated to tube bending and hydroforming processes.

Prerequisites:

Basic knowledge of the tube forming process and of CAE software

Description: This course focuses on the basic theoretical background for PAM-TUBE 2G (element types, material data, boundary and initial conditions, contact definition ‌) and on the practical aspects of tube model creation (process design, simulation). Participants learn to prepare models, run simulations, and evaluate results via the PAM-TUBE 2G Graphical User Interface (PAM-TUBEMAKER, PAM-INVERSE, and/or PAM-AUTOSTAMP). Training covers different methods to simulate Tube bending and Tube Hydroforming processes. Hands-on practice throughout the course.

Course content: Courtesy: Corus

Mandatory section (1 day):

Basic FEM (Finite Element Method) theory Description of PAM-TUBE 2G modules and options Graphical User Interface Meshing with DeltaMesh File system description Demo: full tube forming chain

Hands-on exercise: simple part design Hands-on exercise: more advanced part design Hands-on exercise: coupling with tube bending Evaluation of the simulation results of each individual exercise Discussion, Q&A

Tube Bending (1 day)

Introduction to tube bending simulation with PAM-TUBE 2G Introduction to tube bending process design with PAMTUBEMAKER Introduction to PAM-INVERSE Hands-on exercise: create simple bend case Hands-on exercise: Variation study to learn the influence of different parameters Hands-on exercise: multi-bending case Hands-on exercise: coupling with tube hydroforming Evaluation of the simulation results of each individual exercise Discussion, Q&A

Option 2: PAM-AUTOSTAMP advanced options Stamp Toolkit (1 day) PAM-AUTOSTAMP presentation & GUI Inputs, contacts, multistage Data setup Results analysis (wrinkles, cracks, FLD..) Process improvements Scripting and Reporting Weldline

Stamp Toolkit

Option 1: Hydroforming (1 day)

Introduction to hydroforming simulation with PAM-TUBE 2G Introduction to hydroforming process design with PAMTUBEMAKER

Build macro for tube bending Build multi-stage macros for multi-bending Build macro for hydroforming Use macros for multi-stage processes Discussion, Q&A

Suggested Next Course: Material Models in PAM-STAMP 2G (STA-M-A)

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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Material Models in PAM-STAMP 2G

Reference: STA-M-A

Level:

Advanced

Duration:

2-3 days

Audience:

CAE engineers, model designers, and experienced manufacturing engineers involved in the stamping process

Objectives:

Understand the theory and the formulation of algorithmic problems in order to carry out formability assessment studies with the PAMSTAMP 2G complete stamping solution.

Prerequisites:

Course: PAM-STAMP 2G: Full Stamp Value Chain (STA-B) – Mandatory day + PAMAUTOSTAMP (3 days), or equivalent experience

Course content: Introduction (model types, stress and strain measures) FEM basics Yield Criteria (Characterization tests, simple calibration procedures) Isotropic Hardening and Strain Rate Models Kinematic hardening models (Characterization tests, simple calibration procedures)

PAM-STAMP 2G thinning simulation of a side panel Courtesy: Audi

Fracture Models (Stress and strain FLD’s, Keeler Model, instability models, integral fracture models) Plasticity algorithms User Material Interface Simulation-based calibration (Optimization algorithms, PAMOPT) Plastic Instability (Instability and relation to FLC, Hill theory of plastic instability, Theory of Marciniak-Kuczynski, Instability model of material 128) Demonstrations and practical exercises throughout the course.

Advanced Springback Modeling and Die Compensation in PAM-STAMP 2G Reference: STA-SB-A Level:

Advanced

Duration:

1 day

Audience:

CAE engineers, model designers, and experienced manufacturing engineers involved in the stamping process

Objectives:

This course aims at mastering the die compensation methodology, including upgrading the CAD model to reduce springback and maximize the stamping process.

Prerequisites:

Course: PAM-STAMP 2G: Full Stamp Value Chain (STA-B) – Mandatory section + PAMAUTOSTAMP (3 days), or equivalent experience

Course content:

Springback simulation of a rear fender Courtesy: Jaguar Cars

Rules of springback data setup Trimming Springback computation (data setup, results evaluation) Results analysis Compensation background Compensation installation and system Compensation data setup Compensation results analysis Compensation CAD update (PanelShop ) Discussion, Q&A

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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Superplastic Forming in PAM-STAMP 2G

Reference: STA-SP-A

Level:

Advanced

Course content:

Duration:

1 day

Audience:

CAE engineers, model designers, and experienced manufacturing engineers involved in the stamping process

Objectives:

This course focuses on simulation in order to optimize die design and the superplastic forming process.

Prerequisites:

Course: PAM-STAMP 2G: Full Stamp Value Chain (STA-B) – Mandatory section + PAMAUTOSTAMP (3 days), or equivalent experience

Description of superplastic forming (SPF) Description of visco-elastic material model Suplerplastic forming data setup procedure with material closing operation Suplerplastic forming data setup procedure without material closing operation Suplerplastic forming result analysis Recommendations for superplastic forming studies Discussion, Q&A

Physical distance from the superplastic forming (SPF) blank to the form tool, clearly indicating regions which are not fully formed.

Die Design and Inverse Module in PAM-STAMP 2G Level:

Intermediate

Duration:

3 days

Audience:

CAE and CAD engineers, model designers, and experienced manufacturing engineers involved in the stamping process

Objectives:

In this course the participant is introduced to die design methodology using PAMDIEMAKER. He/she learns to systematically identify potential stamping issues on product geometry.

Prerequisites:

Course: PAM-STAMP 2G: Full Stamp Value Chain (STA-B) – Mandatory section, or equivalent experience

Reference: STA-DD-I

Course content: Double part functionality Symmetrical parts Rolling cylinder functionalities Exchange part option Advanced Blankholder modeling (binder developable fitting algorithms) Inner Blankholder creation User defined profiles, flange profiles Profile import/export Static die opening line manipulations Gainer functionality Meshing strategy for small parts (small radii) Re-engineering

sections,

non

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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Die Design and Inverse Module in PAM-DIEMAKER and PAM-TFA for CATIA V5 Reference: STA-CA-I Level:

Intermediate

Course content:

Duration:

2 days

Audience:

CAE and CAD engineers, model designers, and experienced manufacturing engineers involved in the stamping process

Objectives:

In this course the participant is introduced to die design methodology using PAM-DIEMAKER for CATIA V5 and PAM-TFA for CATIA V5. He/she learns to systematically identify potential stamping issues on product geometry.

Prerequisites:

Catia surface quality skills.

PAM-DIEMAKER for CATIA V5 Introduction to PAM-DIEMAKER for rapid die design Part preparation: tipping, flanges, holes,‌ Geometry definition for the blank-holder Addendum definition (standard or user-defined profiles) Export to PAM-STAMP 2G Hands-on exercises: o Standard example o Symmetrical construction unit o Flange on compressor rods o Open head o Internal compressor rods o Geometry adjustment o Discussion, Q&A PAM-TFA (Transparent Formability Analysis) for CATIA V5 o o

o

Setting up inverse calculation Unflanging/unfolding simulation Analysis of simulation results

Hotforming Seminar

Reference: STA-HTF-A Course content:

Level:

Advanced

Duration:

2 days

Audience:

CAE engineers, model designers or experienced tooling engineers involved in the hotforming process.

Objectives:

Gain from experts the best practices in hotforming process.

Prerequisites:

Basic to good knowledge in hotforming processes.

Day 1:

Description: In the vehicle industry, press hardening (hotforming) is hotter than ever. It allows forming engineers to achieve contradictory requirements such as lower vehicle weight and improved crash energy management. This two-day course, held in English, is taught by a team of industrial and academic experts. Courses and exercises are also presented by experts from the industry. The Hotforming Seminar spans a wide range of topics from understanding heating and cooling techniques, forming processes, material modeling, to full process simulation. The number of participants is limited to 35, which allows for extensive interaction between participants and lecturers.

Opening Material for press hardening Feasibility Study/Simulation methodology Heating Process Blanks and Handling of Heated Material Material for Dies

Day 2: Press Requirements Unloading/Stacking Line Control Measurement and Validation Discussion, Q&A Outlook and Perspectives

For more information, please contact us at: training@esi-group.com

Courtesy: AP&T

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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PAM-STAMP 2G for the Automotive Industry ď‚” (Group Learning)

Reference: STA-GRP Phase 2

Duration:

6 months (may vary)

Audience:

CAE engineers, model designers, and experienced manufacturing engineers involved in the stamping process. This training is designed for new PAM-STAMP 2G users from an automotive manufacturing company.

Prerequisites:

Basic knowledge of the Finite Element method

Objectives:

Our experienced support engineers will turn your team of engineers into proficient PAMSTAMP 2G users, with advanced and specialized knowledge in the area(s) of your choice.

Course content: The training is spread out over a period of 6 months, in the following way:

Phase 1

We start with an intense 5-day on-site training course covering the full stamp value chain; we present the theory behind PAMSTAMP 2G and a global overview of the code with practical exercises. The objective of this session is to make the participant familiar with a standard stamping simulation.

Following this training, users are given basic to advanced practice exercises to be completed over a period of 6 months (this may vary according to your preference). Our technical support team is available during this time to answer questions and offer their expertise.

Phase 3

This second 5-day customized training course is applied to an industrial test case (from die design to die compensation) provided by you at least one month prior to the course (to allow for preparation time). During this week of training, we address advanced subjects and focus on your specific industrial needs.

Phase 4 (optional)

On-demand specialist training on a subject of your choice: Materials Flanging / Hemming DMP Simulation Tube bending / Tube hydroforming Superplastic forming ‌

If you're interested in planning a group training course for your company, please contact your nearest training coordinator (see registration information).

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Specialist Training Sessions These courses are designed to answer specific needs of intermediate and advanced PAM-STAMP users. Course content is variable and adjusted to customers’ needs. Note: training can be provided on subjects that are not listed here. Please contact your local ESI sales agent for more information.

PAM-STAMP 2G: Flanging, Hemming

Reference: STA-FL-I

Level:

Intermediate

Duration:

2 days

Description:

This course explains the methodology of flanging and hemming simulation and how to optimize the die design and the process in such cases.

PAM-STAMP 2G: Hotforming

Reference: STA-HF-I

Level:

Intermediate

Duration:

1 day

Prerequisites:

Course: PAM-STAMP 2G: Full Stamp Value Chain (STA-B) – Mandatory section + PAM-AUTOSTAMP (3 days), or equivalent experience

Description:

This course explains how to setup, run and evaluate hotforming parts using PAM-STAMP 2G.

PAM-STAMP 2G: Advanced Process Simulation

Reference: STA-PR-A

Level:

Advanced

Duration:

2 days

Prerequisites:

Course: PAM-STAMP 2G: Full Stamp Value Chain (STA-B) – Mandatory section + PAM-AUTOSTAMP (3 days), or equivalent experience

Description:

This course explains the methodology of bending CAM, tailored blank and double blank simulations and how to optimize the die design and the process in such cases.

PAM-STAMP 2G: Advanced Stamp Toolkit

Reference: STA-ST-A

Level:

Advanced

Duration:

1 day

Prerequisites:

Course: PAM-STAMP 2G: Full Stamp Value Chain (STA-B) – Mandatory section + PAM-AUTOSTAMP (3 days), or equivalent experience

Description:

1 day to use efficiently the advanced Stamp Toolkit, the PAM-STAMP 2G data setup macro tool.

PAM-STAMP 2G: Advanced Surface Defects

Reference: STA-SD-A

Level:

Advanced

Duration:

1 day

Prerequisites:

Course: PAM-STAMP 2G: Full Stamp Value Chain (STA-B) – Mandatory section + PAM-AUTOSTAMP (3 days), or equivalent experience

Description:

In order to detect precisely with PAM-STAMP 2G where defects could appear, it is important to follow several simulation rules. This course presents them and shows you how to validate these defect zones.

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Welding & Heat Treatment Case and Through Hardening

Reference: SWD-HC-B

Level:

Basic

Duration:

3 days

Audience:

Designers and heat treatment practitioners, analysts

Objectives:

Learn to analyze heat treatment quality, distortion and residual stresses for case and through hardened designs.

Prerequisites:

Understanding of Heat Treatment Engineering

Description: Participants learn to simulate heat treatment quality, distortion and residual stresses of case and through hardened designs. This course is for practitioners and analysts. Course content: Learn to use the software (Visual-Mesh, Sysweld) Meshing of heat treated applications Understand heat treated material and computed results Simulate heat treatment quality, distortion and residual stresses of case and through hardened designs Courtesy: INA

Induction Heat Treatment Simulation

Reference: SWD-HI-B

Level:

Basic

Duration:

4 days

Audience:

Heat treatment analysts

Objectives:

Learn to analyze heat treatment quality, distortion and residual stresses for induction hardened designs

Prerequisites:

Understanding of Heat Treatment Engineering and basic simulation engineering.

Description: Participants learn to simulate heat treatment quality, distortion and residual stresses of induction heat treated designs. This course is for analysts. Course content:

Courtesy: EFD

Learn to use the software (Visual-Mesh, Sysweld) Mesh heat treated applications Understand heat treated material and computed results Simulate heat treatment quality, distortion and residual stresses of induction heat treated designs

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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Weld Distortion Engineering – Shrinkage Method Level:

Basic

Duration:

2 days

Audience:

Engineers involved in weld design, weld planning and weld manufacturing processes

Objectives:

Learn to carry out distortion engineering for complex and large structures

Prerequisites:

Understanding of weld engineering

Reference: SWD-WD-B

Description: Participants learn to simulate welding distortion with the Weld Planner. This course is for practitioners.

Course content: Learn to use the software (Visual-Mesh (1 day), Weld Planner and Visual-Viewer) Distortion engineering for welded specimen Distortion engineering for large welded industrial designs Suggested Next Course: Weld Quality and Residual Stress Engineering (SWD-WQ-B)

Weld Distortion Engineering – Local Global Method Level:

Basic

Duration:

4 days

Audience:

Engineers involved in weld design, weld planning and weld manufacturing processes

Objectives:

Learn to carry out distortion engineering for complex and large structures

Prerequisites:

Understanding of weld engineering

Reference: SWD-WA-B

Description: Participants learn to simulate welding distortion with PAM-ASSEMBLY. This course is for practitioners. Course content: Learn to use the software (Visual-Mesh (1 day), Visual Local Model Advisor and PAM-ASSEMBLY) Distortion engineering for welded specimen Distortion engineering for large welded industrial designs Courtesy: GM

Suggested Next Course: Weld Quality and Residual Stress Engineering (SWD-WQ-B)

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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Weld Quality and Residual Stress Engineering Level:

Basic

Duration:

3 days

Audience:

Engineers involved in welding manufacturing processes

Objectives:

Learn to carry out weld quality and stress engineering

Prerequisites:

Understanding of weld engineering

Reference: SWD-WQ-B

Description: Participants learn to simulate weld quality and residual stresses for single pass welded designs. This course is for practitioners. Course content:

Courtesy:AK

Learn to use the software (Visual-Mesh, Visual-Weld, VisualViewer) Learn to mesh welded designs Understand welded material and computed results

Simulate weld quality and residual stresses of welded specimen Simulate weld quality and residual stresses of welded industrial designs

Multipass Welding

Reference: SWD-WU-B

Level:

Basic

Duration:

2 days

Audience:

Engineers involved in welding manufacturing and residual stress assessment

Objectives:

Learn to determine distortion and analyze weld quality and residual stresses for multipass welding

Prerequisites:

Understanding of weld engineering and basic simulation engineering. Course: Weld Quality and Residual Stress Engineering (SWD-WQ-B)

Description: Participants learn to simulate weld quality and residual stresses for multipass welded designs. This course is for practitioners and analysts.

Courtesy: Serco

Course content: Learn to use the software (Visual-Mesh, Sysweld) Mesh multipass applications Understand welded material and computed results Simulate weld quality and residual stresses of welded specimen Simulate weld quality and residual stresses of welded industrial designs

Spot Welding

Reference: SWD-WO-B

Level:

Basic

Duration:

3 days

Audience:

Engineers involved in manufacturing processes

Objectives:

Learn to determine distortion and analyze weld quality, stresses and temperature impact for spot welding

Prerequisites:

Understanding of weld engineering and basic simulation engineering

spot

welding

Description: Participants learn to simulate weld quality and residual stresses for spot welded designs. This course is for practitioners and analysts.

Courtesy: EC project IMPACT consortium

Course content: Learn to use the software (Visual-Mesh, Sysweld) Understand welded material and computed results Simulate weld quality and residual stresses of spot welds

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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Courtesy of Alstom Transport, Areva

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Electromagnetism Introduction to 3D Electromagnetic Analysis with PAM-CEM/FD Level:

Basic

Duration:

3 days

Audience:

Try-out experts in Electromagnetics; EMC engineers, designers and specialists

Objectives:

Getting started with the PAM-CEM/FD tool, an efficient, fast and predictive solution for the analysis of various electromagnetic problems occurring with fully realistic models.

Prerequisites:

Basic knowledge of the Finite-Difference TimeDomain (FDTD) technique

Description: Overview and demonstration of the numerical process through several application cases, from simple test cases to fully realistic industrial models: CAD data management, with dedicated modeling and FD meshing stages, wired structures (Antennas and Cable Networks) management, loading and exciting conditions, EMS coupling procedure (see also: “Immunity of on-board Electronics”). Realistic examples of industrial applications are used throughout the training course.

Reference: CEM-FD-B

Course content: Introduction to PAM-CEM Simulation Suite Background: 3D FDTD formalism Overview of the Computational Process Pre-processing stage and 3D mesh generation PAM-CEM/FD computations Post-processing (generic & dedicated features) Typical industrial applications with Q&A sessions

User-defined examples (2 additional days) Suggested Next Course: Immunity of on-board Electronics with PAM-CEM Simulation Suite (CEM-IM-A)

Electromagnetic Phenomena along Cable Networks using CRIPTE Level:

Basic

Duration:

3 days

Audience:

Try-out experts in Electromagnetics; EMC engineers, designers and specialists managing Cable Networks

Objectives:

Getting started with CRIPTE, an efficient, fast and predictive solution for the analysis of industrial electromagnetic problems occurring with Cable Networks.

Prerequisites:

Basic knowledge and experience in the theory of Multiconductor Transmission Lines (MTL).

Description: Overview and demonstration of the numerical process through several models, from simple lines to fully realistic industrial networks: 3D modeling with the related CAD data management, electrical schematic, computation of Line Parameters, loading and exciting conditions, EMS coupling procedure (see also: “Immunity of on-board Electronics”). Realistic examples of industrial applications are used throughout the training course.

Reference: CEM-CP-B

Courtesy: RENAULT

Course content: Introduction to PAM-CEM Simulation Suite Background: Multiconductor Transmission Lines, BLT equation Overview of the Computational Process Pre-processing stage (modeling and CAD data management, characterizing the network, exciting and loading conditions, 3D/MTL coupling procedures) CRIPTE computations, output results Typical industrial applications with Q&A sessions

User defined examples (2 additional days) Suggested Next Course: Immunity of on-board Electronics with PAM-CEM Simulation Suite (CEM-IM-A)

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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Immunity of on-board Electronics with PAM-CEM Simulation Suite Level:

Advanced

Duration:

4 days

Audience:

EMC engineers from Automotive, Railways, or Aeronautics industries, as well as Electronics and Telecommunications

Objectives:

Perform efficient and predictive Virtual Testing of Electromagnetic Susceptibility (EMS) issues occurring at the level of on-board electronic devices.

Prerequisites:

Basic knowledge of various classical numerical techniques (such as Finite-Difference in TimeDomain, Multiconductor Transmission Lines, etc.), related numerical features (3D CAD data management, modeling and meshing stages, Cable Networks). Required: Basic experience in PAM-CEM Simulation Suite (or equivalent)

Description: Management of Electromagnetic Susceptibility (EMS) issues occurring when integrating electronic devices in their 3D operating environment. All steps of the numerical process are covered: CAD data management, dedicated modeling and meshing stages, Cable Networks management and loading conditions, EMS coupling procedure (networks exciting conditions from 3D Maxwell PAM-CEM/FD computations), etc. Realistic industrial automotive applications are used throughout the training course. Other industrial fields are discussed: Defense and Aeronautics, Telecommunications and Electronics, etc.

Course content: The need for Virtual Testing (EMC regulations) Introduction to PAM-CEM Simulation Suite Overview of the Computational Process Step-by-step presentation, demonstration and training Typical Automotive and Aeronautics applications Other industrial sectors (Defense, Telecommunications, Electronics, etc.) Discussion; Q&A

The Virtual Test Antenna with PAM-CEM Simulation Suite Level:

Advanced

Duration:

3 days

Audience:

EMC engineers dealing with simulation in Automotive or Railways, Telecommunications and Electronics, etc.

Objectives:

Performing realistic PAM-CEM/FD models of slant wired antennas.

Prerequisites:

Basic knowledge of the FDTD method (FiniteDifference in Time-Domain), experience with EMC testing

Description: With the aim of improving the predictability and the accuracy of numerical simulations, this course focuses on the realistic management of emitting and/or receiving devices as used for EMC testing. Through PAM-CEM/FD (Finite-Difference Time-Domain) applications dealing with log-periodic and biconical antennas, all stages of the computational process are reviewed: slant wires modeling, device characterization (Antenna Factor, Radiation Patterns, and input impedance), calibration and full modeling, etc. Special attention dedicated to the PAM-CEM/FD management of slant wires and wired loops when targeting Virtual Testing.

Reference: CEM-IM-A

Reference: CEM-AN-A

Course content: The need for Virtual Testing (EMC regulations) Introduction to PAM-CEM Simulation Suite Overview of the PAM-CEM/FD Computational Process Step-by-step presentation, demonstration and training Typical applications Discussion; Q&A

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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Getting Started with Visual-CEM

Reference: CEM-VC-B

Level:

Basic

Duration:

2 days

Audience:

EMC engineers, specialists and experts aiming at getting a deeper insight in electromagnetic phenomena through numerical simulation

Objectives:

Getting started with the Visual-CEM package, the next generation of tools in Computational Electromagnetics (modeling, CAD import and management, meshing, and post-processing).

Prerequisites:

Basic knowledge of the Finite-Difference TimeDomain (FDTD) technique.

Description: All steps of the computational process are illustrated through various realistic examples, from CAD data importation to post-processing through triangular and/or sugarcubes meshing. This training course is relying on the VISUAL solution featuring dedicated modules integrated within a unified environment and specialized in modeling and meshing purposes (Visual-Mesh), EM dedicated features (Visual-CEM) or post-processing (Visual-Viewer). Many realistic applications are used throughout this course, dealing with various industrial fields such as Automotive, Aeronautics and Defense, Electronics, etc.

Course content: Introduction to PAM-CEM Simulation Suite Overview of the Computational Process Modeling and meshing (Visual-Mesh) Specifying EM dedicated features (Visual-CEM) Post-processing stage (Visual-Viewer) Typical industrial applications Discussion; Q&A

RADAR Cross Section of Complex Targets

Reference: CEM-RA-A

Level:

Advanced

Duration:

2 days

Audience:

EMC engineers aware of numerical simulation and willing to improve their experience and/or expertise in RADAR Cross Section.

Objectives:

Performing RCS computations of 3D realistic models with the related analysis.

Prerequisites:

Basic knowledge of the Finite-Difference TimeDomain (FDTD) technique; Physical Optics.

Description: All steps of the RADAR Cross Section computational process are illustrated through various examples, from CAD data management to results post-processing through triangular and/or sugarcubes meshing. The 3D Maxwell procedure is detailed through several applications relying on the use of the PAM-CEM/FD product (Finite-Difference in Time-Domain), and dealing with Aeronautics or Defense (Navy). Special attention is paid to the management of high frequency ranges (Physical Optics), as well as to standard techniques aiming at controlling and/or reducing RCS values.

Course content: Introduction to PAM-CEM Simulation Suite Overview of the full RCS Computational Process Step-by-step presentation, demonstration and training Typical Aeronautics & Defense applications Discussion; Q&A

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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Fluid Dynamics CFD-FASTRAN Introduction for Aerodynamic and Aerothermodynamic Applications Reference: CFD-F-B Level:

Basic

Duration:

3 days

Audience:

Engineers and physicists wishing to use computational fluid dynamics for their applications

Objectives:

Learn the basic features and operation of the CFD-FASTRAN suite of tools, the leading CFD software for aerodynamic and aerothermodynamic applications. Leave the class with your own simulation ready to run!

Prerequisites:

-

Description: This course presents the CFD-FASTRAN Graphical User Interface and Solver, as well as the pre-processor CFD-GEOM and post-processor CFD-VIEW. Other topics such as CFD-VisCART (adaptive Cartesian mesh generation system), Parallel Processing, etc. are discussed based on class interest. Course content:

Day 1, AM: CFD-GEOM

Introduction Geometry Construction Geometry Creation Tools Manipulation of Entities Structured Grid Generation Journaling and Scripting Hands-On CFD-GEOM Demo Tutorial Unstructured Grid Generation Hands-On CFD-GEOM Demo Tutorial CFD-GEOM Tips and Tricks CFD-GEOM Tutorials: Choose from over 30 Tutorials

Day 2, AM: CFD-FASTRAN

Introduction Theory o Governing Equations o Closure Models o Turbulence Modeling o Numerical Features o Grid Features/Types o Chimera Approach o Moving Body Capabilities

Day 2, PM: CFD-FASTRAN Tutorials

Simulation of Turbulent Flow past a NACA 0012 Airfoil Simulation of Turbulent Flow past a NACA 0012 Airfoil using Chimera Grid Unsteady Simulation of Missile Staging using 6DOF motion models Supersonic Flow over a Blunt Body with Chemical Reaction Simulation of Missile Aerodynamics using Parallel Computing

Day 1, PM: CFD-VIEW Introduction to Post-Processing Visualization tools Analysis features CFD-VIEW Tutorials

Day 3: One-on-One with Customer Issues/Problems, and Interaction with CFD-ACE+ Developers if needed

We encourage customers to send problem descriptions and/or sketches to ESI at least one week prior to the training. This will facilitate the setup of your cases on this open day of training, and allow us to arrange meetings if necessary with ESI developers to discuss specific capabilities and modeling issues.

Location: Huntsville, AL, USA

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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CFD-ACE+ Introduction for Fluid Dynamics and Multiphysics Day 2, AM:

Level:

Basic

Duration:

4 days

Audience:

Engineers and physicists wishing to use computational fluid dynamics for their applications

Objectives:

Learn the basic features and operation of the CFD-ACE+ suite of tools, the most advanced CFD and Multiphysics software. Leave the class with your own simulation ready to run!

Prerequisites:

Course content (*):

Day 1, AM:

Introduction to Multi Disciplinary Modeling ESI Product Overview CFD-ACE+ and CFD-ACE-GUI o CFD-ACE+ Modules o Unique Attributes of CFD-ACE+ o Theory: General Transport Equation and Numerical Methods o Tour of Graphical User Interface o Hands On CFD Demo Case: Problem Statement, GUI Setup, Solution Generation, Post-Processing with CFDVIEW o

o o

CFD-GEOM: o Introduction o Geometry Construction Tools o Structured Grid Generation Procedure o Journaling o Hands-On CFD-GEOM Demo Tutorial

Day 2, PM: o o o o

-

Description: This course presents the CFD-ACE Graphical User Interface and the Solver, as well as the pre-processor CFD-GEOM, the post-processor CFD-VIEW, and the simulation manager SimManager. Other topics such as CFD-VisCART (adaptive Cartesian mesh generation system), Parallel Processing, Scripting, User Subroutines, etc. are introduced based on class interest.

Day 1, PM:

Reference: CFD-A-B

Hands-on Multi-Physics Demo Case: Problem Statement, GUI Setup, Solution Generation, PostProcessing with CFD-VIEW CFD-ACE+ Tutorials: Choice from over 40 Tutorials CFD-VIEW Tutorials

Unstructured Grid Generation Procedure Hands-On CFD-GEOM Demo Tutorial CFD-GEOM Tips and Tricks CFD-GEOM Tutorials: Choice from over 30 Tutorials

Day 3, AM:

CFD-GEOM Scripting o Introduction to Python Language o CFD-GEOM Python Modules o Sample CFD-GEOM Script o Journaling in CFD-GEOM Simulation Manager (SimManager) o Introduction and Overview o Parametric Wizard o Optimization Wizard o SimManager Scripting o SimManager Tutorials

Day 3, PM:

CFD-ACE+ User Subroutines: Introduction, Uses, Features, Hands On Demo Case, User Subroutine Tutorials Parallel Processing (if requested) CFD-VisCART (if requested) CFD-Micromesh (if requested) CFD-Toolkit DTF Utilities

Day 4:

One-on-One for Customer Issues/ Problems, and Interaction with CFD-ACE+ Developers if needed We encourage customers to send problem descriptions and/or sketches to ESI at least one week prior to the course. This will facilitate the setup of your cases on this open day of training, and allow us to arrange meetings if necessary with ESI developers to discuss specific capabilities and modeling issues.

(*) The course content can be customized according to the participants

Suggested Next Courses: CFD-ACE+ User Subroutines (CFD-AU-IW) CFD-ACE+ Scripting (CFD-AS-IW)

Location: USA: Detroit, MI; Huntsville, AL and Santa Clara, CA. Europe: Essen, Germany and Rungis, France

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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CFD-ACE+ User Subroutines (Web-based)

Reference: CFD-AU-IW

Level:

Intermediate

Duration:

4 Hours (2 days; 2 hours/day)

Audience:

CFD-ACE+ users who wish to expand their skills

Objectives:

Learn the uses and implementation details of user subroutines through a combination of demos and examples

Prerequisites:

Working knowledge of CFD-ACE+ tools Course: CFD-ACE+ Introduction for Fluid Dynamics and Multiphysics (CFD-A-B)

Course content:

Day 1:

Description: Training covers how user subroutines work, how to compile, programming practices, and examples. This course is taught exclusively online. This means you don’t need to leave your office to experience the training! There is ample time to consult with instructors regarding particular simulation needs.

Introduction Uses Integer Indices User Access Routines Variable Names Implementation Example User Subroutine o User defined output o Homework User Subroutine

Day 2:

Review of Homework Example User Subroutines o User defined boundary condition o User defined property o User defined source: Heat source, Species source o User defined initial condition Troubleshooting Tips Reference Material o User defined time step size o User defined grid motion o User defined output to DTF file

Registration and information at: www.esi-cfd.com

CFD-ACE+ Scripting (Web-based)

Reference: CFD-AS-IW

Level:

Intermediate

Duration:

4 Hours (2 days; 2 hours/day)

Audience:

CFD-ACE+ and CFD-FASTRAN users who wish to expand their skills

Objectives:

Learn the uses and implementation details of scripting through a combination of demos and examples for performing automated simulations.

Prerequisites:

Working knowledge of CFD-ACE+ Course: CFD-ACE+ Introduction for Dynamics and Multiphysics (CFD-A-B)

Course content:

Day 1:

tools Fluid

Description: The CFD-ACE+ Scripting course is an excellent way to learn about the features and capabilities of scripting. Scripting will allow you to automate the process of geometry and grid generation, case setup, running and visualizing results. It is also a great tool to perform parametric studies and optimization, and to put CFD-ACE+ in production mode. Training covers how scripting works for CFD-ACE+ products, the Graphical Use Interface and solver, CFD-VIEW and SimManager. We present example scripts to elucidate concepts and provide tips to use scripting efficiently. This course is taught exclusively online. This means you don’t need to leave your office to experience the training! There is ample time to consult with instructors regarding particular simulation needs.

Introduction o Capabilities o Scripting Applications Journaling Python in CFD-ACE+ CFD-GEOM Scripting

Day 2:

CFD-ACE-GUI Scripting CFD-VIEW Scripting Batch Scripting General Comments: Tips, References

Registration and information at: www.esi-cfd.com

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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CFD-CADalyzer Introduction for CFD Decision Support ďƒ‚ (Web-based) Level:

Basic

Duration:

4 Hours (2 days; 2 hours/day)

Audience:

Engineers involved in CAD modeling

Objectives:

Learn the basic features and operation of CFD-CADalyzer, a coupled design and analysis tool to eliminate the pitfalls associated with translation between different geometries.

Prerequisites:

-

Reference: CFD-C-BW

Course content:

Day 1:

Description: This course covers the basics of CFD-CADalyzer including CAD integration, mesh generation, model setup, and postprocessing. CFD-CADalyzer allows CAD engineers and CFD analysts to perform design level analysis with a simple and intuitive interface. This course is taught exclusively online. This means you don’t need to leave your office to experience the training! There is ample time to consult with instructors regarding particular simulation needs.

Introduction to CFD-CADalyzer o Coupled Design and Analysis o CFD-CADalyzer Features o CFD-CADalyzer Interaction with CAD Systems Tour of CFD-CADalyzer User Interface o CAD Import Capabilities o CFD-CADalyzer Layout o Model Setup Workflow o Visualization Tools Demonstration: Flow in a Pipe Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics Numerical Methods Tutorial 1: Cross Flow in Pipes

Day 2:

Concepts in CFD Advanced Mesh Generation Importance of the Boundary Layer Boundary Layer Meshing Mesh Quality Workshop 1: Cross Flow in Pipes with Boundary Layer Meshing Mixing Theory Tutorial 2: Mixing in a Chemical Vapour Deposition (CVD) Reactor Chamber Modes of Heat Transfer Workshop 2: Mixing and Heat Transfer in a CVD Reactor Chamber

Registration and information at: www.esi-cfd.com

Modeling Fuel Cells using CFD-ACE+

Reference: CFD-FC-A

Level:

Advanced

Duration:

1-2 days (depends on customers requests)

Audience:

Fuel cell design engineers with a basic understanding of CFD-ACE+

Objectives:

Learn to model, analyze and optimize the fundamental fuel cell components and systems

Prerequisites:

CFD-ACE+ Introduction course or working knowledge of CFD-ACE+ tool

Description: Fuel cells consist of many complex physical processes, such as mass and heat transfer, species transport, and electrochemistry, which must be tightly coupled for modeling purposes. The CFD-ACE+ Advanced Fuel Cell training class provides participants with detailed knowledge for modeling Fuel Cells using CFD-ACE+. The course is a combination of lectures and hands on tutorials.

3D Simulation of Liquid Water Formation and Transport in a PEM Fuel Cell

Temperature on Surface of Solid Parts

Course content: Introduction on fuel cell technology and processes Comprehensive porous media treatment, including effects on heat and mass transfer Heterogeneous reactions within porous media, which includes finite-rate multi-step reactions of arbitrary complexity, both neutral as well as electrochemical Solution of DC conduction equations (current continuity equations) both for the pore phase as well as the solid phase of porous media. Full implementation of Butler-Volmer kinetics. Implicit coupling between flow, heat transfer, mass transfer, species transport, and electron transport. Liquid water transport in the membrane (PEMFC)

Location: USA: Huntsville, AL; Detroit, MI and Santa Clara, CA. Europe: Essen, Germany and Rungis, France. Scheduled on demand.

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CFD-ACE+ Plasma Training

Reference: CFD-AP-A Day 2, AM:

Level:

Advanced

Duration:

2 days

Audience:

Mechanical, Chemical and Plasma engineers with a basic understanding of CFD-ACE+

Objectives:

Learn to model real-world plasma discharge/process in a way that is physically proper and numerically attractable

Prerequisites:

Working knowledge of CFD-ACE+ tools

Description: This course presents the modeling of Capacitively Coupled Plasma (CCP) and Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP) reactors with hands-on exercises as well as an introduction to feature scale modeling with CFD-TOPO. Course content:

Day 1, AM:

Overview of Plasma Applications and Modeling o Plasma types and applications o Introduction to Plasma Modeling o Basic Equations of the Plasma Fluid Model o Simplification for Inductively Coupled Plasma o Plasma Gas-Phase Chemistry o Plasma Surface Chemistry o Diffusivity and Mobility o Neutral Gas Heating by Plasma o Ion Surface Heating CFD-ACE database

Introduction to Kinetic Modeling o Hierarchy of Transport Models for Electrons o 4-D Fokker-Planck Equation o CFD-ACE+ Kinetic model definition o Plasma Coefficients by Kinetic Tutorial 2: Modeling of 2-D Axisymmetric SiO2 Deposition Process in SiH4/O2/Ar ICP Reactor o Problem Type o Model Options o Volume Conditions o Boundary Conditions o Initial Conditions o Solver Control o Output o Run and Monitor o DTF update through Model.in o View and Analyze results using CFD-VIEW Discussion and Further Exercises in ICP o Thermal Flux Balance BC for Te o Fixed ICP Power o Ion Kinetic Energy + Joule Heating for Gas

Day 2, PM:

Introduction to feature Scale Modeling with CFD-TOPO and its Coupling with Reactor Scale OPEN TIME: Discussions, Q & A Session and work on models provided by the trainees (students are highly encouraged to bring their own cases)

Day 1, PM:

Tutorial 1: CFD-ACE+ Plasma Modeling of 2D CCP Reactor o Problem Type o Model Options o Volume Conditions o Boundary Conditions o Initial Conditions o Solver Control o Output o Run and Monitor o DTF update through Model.in o View and Analyze results using CFD-VIEW Discussion and Further Exercises in CCP o Ion Momentum Equation o Cross-Section Based Electron Collision o Fixed CCP power

Location: USA: Santa Clara, CA. Europe: Essen, Germany and Rungis, France Scheduled on demand

Aircraft Store Separation Modeling Using CFD-FASTRAN Level:

Advanced

Duration:

1-2 days (depends on customers requests)

Audience:

Engineers wishing to expand their knowledge of modeling aircraft store separations

Objectives:

Gain a deeper understanding of the motivations, objectives and methodologies of conducting store separation studies

Prerequisites:

CFD-FASTRAN Introduction course or working knowledge of CFD-FASTRAN tool

Scheduled on demand

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Reference: CFD-FS-A

Description: This course presents the modeling of aircraft store separations (rigid-body separations from moving objects in general). The course is a combination of lectures and hands on tutorials. Course content: Methodology for store separation aerodynamics analysis CFD-FASTRAN’s Chimera Overset grid methods Using turbulence models for accurate predictions of the viscous flow fields

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CFD-GEOM for Geometry and Grid Creation Level:

Advanced

Duration:

1 day

Audience:

CFD-ACE+ and CFD-FASTRAN users.

Objectives:

Learn to use efficiently more advanced features and capabilities of CFD-GEOM for geometry and grid creation.

Prerequisites:

Basic knowledge using CFD-GEOM tool.

Reference: CFD-G-A

Description: This course covers basic knowledge related to CFDGEOM state of the art geometry and grid generation tool: CAD import, CAD cleaning, geometry creation, etc. Extended capabilities, such as advanced grid generation tools, will be introduced and demonstrated. Participants will get enough time to try the acquired knowledge on tutorials or on their own models. Course content: Geometry creation and cleaning Grid generation Structured, Unstructured, Semi-structured, Hybrid und Polyhedral meshes Scripting and Journaling Definition of Boundary and Volume Conditions Tips and Tricks: o Level-Editor o Grid Quality Checking o Grid Visualization o Grid Generation Strategies Hands on: Tutorials and Trainee’s Models (upon request) Location: Essen, Germany and Rungis, France. Scheduled on demand.

Modeling CVD/Thin Film Process using CFD-ACE+ Level:

Advanced

Duration:

1-2 days (depends on customers requests)

Audience:

Mechanical, Chemical and Plasma engineers with a basic understanding of CFD-ACE+

Objectives:

Learn to accurately model processes involving flow, heat transfer, radiation and gas phase volume and surface reactions.

Prerequisites:

CFD-ACE+ Introduction course or working knowledge of CFD-ACE+ tool

Description: This course presents the modeling of CVD/Thin Film process in a true multiphysics environment. Participants learn to model all aspects of flow, heat transfer (all modes), chemistry (gas phase and surface) and electro-physics and gain deeper understanding on coupled phenomena. Combining lectures and hands on tutorials, the course helps users performing an optimized thin film process design.

Reference: CFD-CVD-A

Course content: Theoretical background on fluid flow, heat transfer, species transport Effective use of comprehensive database for correct and quick setup of the problems Best modeling practices of radiative heat transfer, multi component species transport associated with gas and surface reaction

Scheduled on demand

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Automotive Underhood Modeling using CFD-VisCART/CFD-ACE+ Level:

Advanced

Duration:

1-2 days (depends on customers requests)

Audience:

Automotive engineers with understanding of CFD-ACE+

Objectives:

Learn to accurately underhood/underbody.

Prerequisites:

CFD-ACE+ Introduction course or working knowledge of CFD-ACE+ tool

model

a

Reference: CFD-U-A

basic

automotive

Description: This advanced course presents the whole process to model automotive underhood from the mesh generation to the post-processing. Both front end flow and underhood/underbody thermal simulation are covered. Best practices for rapid and accurate modeling of complex automotive underhood models using CFD-VisCART and CFD-ACE+ are explained and practiced during hands-on sessions. The course is a combination of lectures and hands on tutorials. Course content: Overview of CFD-VisCART and CFD-ACE+ capabilities Mesh generation Fluid and thermal simulation Best practices for rapid and accurate modeling of complex automotive underhood models Post-processing Scheduled on demand

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PAM-FLOW Introduction for Aerodynamics Analysis Level:

Basic

Duration:

3 days

Audience:

Engineers and wind tunnel specialists wishing to use CFD for aerodynamics analysis

Objectives:

Learn the basic features of the PAM-FLOW package and apply it to an aerodynamics example

Prerequisites:

Basic knowledge of turbulence modeling

fluid

dynamics

Reference: CFD-P-B

and

Description: This course presents the different components of the PAM-FLOW package: PRE-FLOW GUI, Pam-GEN3D mesh generator, PAM-FLOW solver and POST-FLOW post-processor. Course content:

Day 1, AM:

Introduction Theory background of PAM-FLOW Advancing Front method in PAM-GEN3D

Courtesy: Wilhelm Karmann Gmbh

Day 1, PM: PRE-FLOW

Day 3, AM: POST-FLOW

Geometry import Geometry Modeling Domain definition Model closure

Results o o o

Day 2, AM: PRE-FLOW & PAM-GEN3D

analysis using Post-Flow Global variables Aerodynamic coefficients Local flow features

Day 3, PM: PAM-FLOW

Mesh parameters setup Boundary layer mesh Source lines Surface mesh generation Volume mesh generation o Mesh quality verification o Mesh improvement

o o o o

Mesh refinement and adaptation Steady and transient switch Parallel processing Discussion

Day 2, PM: PRE-FLOW & PAM-FLOW Solver parameters Boundary conditions Initial conditions Job submission and monitoring o Convergence o Time step and residual o Mass conservation

Suggested Next Course: Aero-Acoustics using PAM-FLOW (CFD-PA-A)

Upon request, the following training course is also available:

Aero-Acoustics using PAM-FLOW (CFD-PA-A) As a follow-up to the basic aerodynamics training, we offer an advanced course in aero-acoustics using PAM-FLOW. This course is customized according to the specific application. Possible applications include: Flow-induced resonance such as in open cavities behaving like Helmholtz resonators: a PAM-FLOW methodology is presented based on the weak compressibility solver for low Mach number flows. Flow-induced noise on rigid obstacles: an approach based on the Lighthill-Curle analogy is presented to characterize the dipole noise source on rigid surfaces using the unsteady quasi –LES method in PAM-FLOW. Course duration varies between 2 to 5 days, depending on the user’s experience.

Scheduled on demand

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Multiphysics SYSTUS, Thermal Initiation

Reference: STS-T-B

Level:

Basic

Course content:

Duration:

3 days

Day 1, AM:

Audience:

CAE engineers and designers

Objectives:

Get started with thermal applications for SYSTUS, a versatile simulation software for advanced analysis in mechanics, electrotechnics, and heat transfer.

Day 1, PM:

Basic FEA knowledge

Day 2, PM:

Prerequisites:

SYSTUS architecture presentation Meshing creation (presentation)

Description: This course teaches the user to work with the SYSTUS Multiphysics Software environment modules and covers linear thermal problematics.

Meshing creation (practice)

Day 2, AM:

Pre-processing, Analysis, Post-processing modules Steady linear thermal state (presentation and practice)

Day 3, AM:

Transient linear thermal state (presentation)

Day 3, PM:

Transient linear thermal state (practice) Synthesis

Courtesy: Comex Nucleaire

Suggested Next Courses: SYSTUS, Advanced Thermal (STS-T-A) SYSTUS Interface Language/SIL (STS-IL-A or B)

SYSTUS, Advanced Thermal

Reference: STS-T-A

Level:

Advanced

Duration:

3 days

Audience:

CAE engineers and designers

Objectives:

Get started with nonlinear thermal concepts and proceedings using SYSTUS versatile simulation software for advanced analysis in mechanics, electrotechnics, and heat transfer.

Prerequisites:

Course: SYSTUS, Thermal Initiation (STS-T-B)

Day 2, AM:

Enthalpic model (presentation and practice)

Day 2, PM:

Medium concept (presentation and practice) Radiation (presentation and practice)

Description: This course focuses on nonlinear thermal problematics, including the enthalpic model, thermal shell, and media concepts.

Day 3, AM:

Course content:

Day 3, PM:

Medium Thermal contact Regulation adjustment (presentation) Regulation adjustment (practice) Synthesis

Day 1, AM:

Introduction and unit system Nonlinear transient thermal (presentation)

Day 1, PM:

Nonlinear transient thermal (practice)

Courtesy: Areva

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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SYSTUS, Static Linear Mechanics

Reference: STS-SL-B

Level:

Basic

Course content:

Duration:

3 days

Day 1, AM:

Audience:

CAE engineers and designers

Objectives:

Get started with SYSTUS versatile simulation software for advanced analysis in mechanics, electrotechnics, and heat transfer.

Prerequisites:

Basic FEA knowledge

SYSTUS architecture presentation Mesh creation (presentation and practice)

Day 1, PM:

Mesh creation (practice)

Day 2, AM:

Pre-processing, Analysis, Post-processing modules

Description: This course covers various modules of the SYSTUS Multiphysics Software and deals with specific static linear mechanical problematics.

Day 2, PM:

Static Linear Mechanics (presentation)

Day 3, AM:

Static Linear Mechanics (presentation and practice) SHELL, BEAM finite elements (presentation)

Day 3, PM:

SHELL, BEAM finite elements (practice) Synthesis

Courtesy: Flow Control Technologies

Suggested Next Courses: SYSTUS, Nonlinear Mechanics (STS-NL-A) SYSTUS Interface Language/SIL (STS-IL-A or B) SYSTUS, Elementary Dynamics (STS-D-I) SYSTUS, Advanced Dynamics (STS-D-A)

SYSTUS, Nonlinear Mechanics

Reference: STS-NL-A Course content:

Level:

Advanced

Duration:

3 days

Audience:

CAE engineers and designers.

Objectives:

Get started with nonlinear mechanical concepts and proceedings with SYSTUS, a versatile simulation software for advanced analysis in mechanics, electrotechnics, and heat transfer.

Prerequisites:

Day 1, AM: Introduction to nonlinear mechanical tools

Course: SYSTUS, Static Linear Mechanics (STS-SL-B)

Description: This course focuses on nonlinear mechanical problematics, including the concept of large displacements, nonlinear material behavior and contacts principles.

Day 1, PM:

Large displacements and large strains concepts Buckling and instability (presentation)

Day 2, AM:

Nonlinear SHELL case: o Large displacements and large strains (practice) o Nonlinear Materials behavior (presentation)

Day 2, PM:

Nonlinear Materials behavior (presentation) Nonlinear Materials behavior (practice)

Day 3, AM:

Contacts principles (presentation)

Day 3, PM:

Contacts principles (presentation and practice)

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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SYSTUS Interface Language (SIL) Basic

Reference: STS-IL-B Course content:

Level:

Basic

Duration:

1 day

Audience:

CAE engineers and designers

Objectives:

Get started with the SYSTUS Interface Language (SIL) for SYSTUS, a versatile simulation software for advanced analysis in mechanics, electrotechnics, and heat transfer.

Prerequisites:

Courses: SYSTUS, Static Linear Mechanics (STS-SL-B) or SYSTUS, Thermal Initiation (STS-T-B)

Morning:

Description: This course covers the use of the SYSTUS Interface Language. User is trained to write his/her own procedures and functions in order to automate processing.

General presentation, Environment variable, Commands, Operators, Procedures (course, exercises)

Afternoon: Database access (coordinates, displacements, stresses), Specific group creation, Specific post-treatment (exercises)

SYSTUS Interface Language (SIL) Advanced

Reference: STS-IL-A Course content:

Level:

Advanced

Duration:

2 days

Audience:

CAE engineers and designers

Objectives:

Acquire advanced knowledge of the SYSTUS Interface Language (SIL) for SYSTUS, a versatile simulation software for advanced analysis in mechanics, electrotechnics, and heat transfer.

Prerequisites:

Courses: SYSTUS, Static Linear Mechanics (STS-SL-B) or SYSTUS, Thermal Initiation (STS-T-B)

Day 1:

Description: This course covers advanced use of the SYSTUS Interface Language. User is trained to write his/her own procedures and functions in order to automate processing. In addition to the contents of the SIL Basic training course, this course covers dialog box and dataset creation, and illustrates this with a process example.

General presentation, Environment variable, Commands, Operators, Procedures (course, exercises), Database access (coordinates, displacements, stresses), Specific group creation, Specific post-treatment (exercises).

Day 2: Functions, Dialogue box creation, Dataset creation, Example of a specific process (mesh, computation, posttreatment).

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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SYSTUS, Elementary Dynamics

Reference: STS-D-I

Level:

Intermediate

Duration:

2 days

Audience:

CAE engineers and designers

Objectives:

Get started with the SYSTUS Dynamic module (versatile simulation software for advanced analysis in mechanics, electrotechnics, and heat transfer).

Prerequisites:

Course: SYSTUS, Static Linear Mechanics (STS-SL-B)

Description: This course covers the SYSTUS Multiphysics Software Dynamics module and offers an efficient introduction to specific eigen modes computation problematics, complex modes and damping concepts. Course content:

Courtesy: Areva

Day 2, AM:

Day 1, AM:

Equation presentation Direct methods (harmonic response) Modal method

Introduction to structures dynamics Eigen modes computation

Day 1, PM:

Day 2, PM:

Eigen modes computation Damping and complex modes introduction Commented examples

Commented examples Hands-on exercises

SYSTUS, Advanced Dynamics

Reference: STS-D-A

Level:

Advanced

Duration:

5 days

Audience:

CAE engineers and designers

Objectives:

Learn to use the SYSTUS Dynamic module (versatile simulation software for advanced analysis in mechanics, electrotechnics, and heat transfer).

Prerequisites:

Course: SYSTUS, Static Linear Mechanics (STS-SL-B)

Courtesy: Expression NumĂŠrique

Description: This course covers the Dynamics module of the SYSTUS Multiphysics Software.

Day 3, AM:

Course content:

Spectral response Commented examples

Day 1, AM:

Introduction to structures dynamics Eigen modes computation

Day 3, PM:

Stochastic response Commented examples

Day 1, PM:

Eigen modes computation Introduction to damping and complex modes Commented examples

Day 4, AM:

Sensibility and special methods for eigen modes Fluid structure interaction

Day 2, AM:

Day 4, PM:

Equation presentation Direct methods (harmonic response) Modal method

Fluid structure interaction Modal Synthesis Exercises

Day 2, PM:

Commented examples Exercises

Day 5:

Industrial cases

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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Vibro-Acoustics VA One: Basic SEA Training

Reference: SEA-B

Level:

Basic

Duration:

2-3 days (see local schedule for details)

Audience:

Engineers working with noise and vibration applications who wish to acquire basic knowledge of the VA One SEA module and to gain practical experience with the software.

Objectives:

Understand the fundamental theory for Statistical Energy Analysis (SEA) and carry out engineering design and analysis using the VA One SEA module.

Prerequisites:

Basic understanding of vibration and acoustics

Description: Combining lectures, demos and hands-on sessions, participants acquire basic knowledge and understanding of SEA, the VA One SEA module, and typical engineering applications. Courtesy: Alcatel-Alenia

Course content: Theory of Statistical Energy Analysis (SEA) Using VA One to create SEA models o Model building o Using the Database o Solving and getting results SEA assumptions and applications

Demonstrations and Tutorials Hands-on practice sessions Industry specific applications and Case Studies

Suggested Next Course: VA One: Advanced SEA Training (SEA-A)

VA One: Advanced SEA Training

Reference: SEA-A

Level:

Advanced

Duration:

2-4 days (see local schedule for details)

Course content (*):

Audience:

Engineers actively using Statistical Energy Analysis (SEA) in their current work who are interested in advancing their knowledge of SEA theory and applications.

Objectives:

Obtain a deeper understanding of SEA theory and the formulations implemented in the VA One SEA module. Understand advanced features and functionality in the software.

Prerequisites:

Participants should be familiar with the fundamentals of acoustics and vibration. Previous knowledge and experience of SEA and/or the VA One SEA module (or AutoSEA2) is desirable.

Vibro-Acoustic systems The source-path-receiver model Uncertainty and statistical mechanics Conservation of energy and the SEA equations Waves, wavenumber and dispersion curves Wave propagation in 1D, 2D and 3D subsystems The SEA parameters o Energy storage o Energy transmission o Energy input and dissipation Open question and answer session

(discussion topics can be requested by participants)

Suggested course: VA One: Basic SEA Training (SEA-B) Description: Combining lectures, demos and hands-on sessions, participants acquire advanced knowledge and understanding of SEA and the formulations implemented in the VA One SEA module.

(*) The course content may vary according to the participants.

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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VA One: FE/BEM Training

Reference: VAO-FE-B

Level:

Basic

Description: Combining lectures, demos and hands-on sessions, participants acquire basic knowledge and understanding of the low frequency FE/BEM modules of VA One.

Duration:

2-3 days (see local schedule for details)

Audience:

Engineers working with noise and vibration applications, who wish to acquire basic knowledge and practical experience with the low frequency (FE structure, FE acoustic and BEM modules) of VA One.

Objectives:

Understand the theory of Finite Elements and Boundary Elements and carry out engineering design and analysis using the low frequency FE/BEM modules of VA One.

Prerequisites:

Participants should be familiar with the fundamentals of acoustics and vibrations. Previous knowledge of and experience with FE/BEM Methods and VA One is desirable but not required.

Course content: Vibro-acoustic methods Introduction to the VA One Environment FE structural subsystems o Creating FE subsystems o Faces, meshing and remeshing o Working with internal/external solvers o Solution and data recovery FE acoustic cavities o Volume meshing o FE area junctions and mesh projection BEM fluids o Creating BEM fluids o Mesh coarsening and shrinkwrapping Overview of VA One solution process Modeling guidelines, convergence and computational expense Demonstrations and Tutorials Hands-on practice sessions Industry specific applications and Case Studies

VA One: Coupled FEA/SEA Training

Reference: VAO-H-A

Level:

Advanced

Duration:

2 days

Audience:

Engineers who wish to better understand midfrequency problems and analyze structureborne and air-borne noise using the Hybrid FE-SEA method.

Objectives:

Understand the theory and applications of the Hybrid FE-SEA method. Carry out midfrequency engineering design and analysis using the Hybrid FE-SEA module of VA One.

Prerequisites:

Participants should be familiar with the fundamentals of acoustics and vibrations. Suggested courses: VA One: Basic SEA Training (SEA-B) VA One: FE/BEM Training (VAO-FE-B)

Description: Combining lectures, demos and practice sessions, participants acquire basic knowledge and understanding of midfrequency and coupled FEA/SEA problems. Recent applications are reviewed and participants gain hands-on experience with the midfrequency modules of VA One. Course content: Overview of vibro-acoustic methods and applications o Structural FE, Acoustic FE o BEM o SEA o Hybrid FE-SEA The mid-frequency problem Hybrid FE-SEA theory and solution process Hybrid point, line and area junctions (formulations and applications) Hands-on sessions: o Structure-borne noise: Hybrid point junctions o Structure-borne noise: Hybrid line junctions o Acoustic radiation: Hybrid area junctions o Acoustic TL (Transmission Loss): Hybrid area junctions o Built up system Modeling guidelines when adding SEA acoustics and trim to FE structural subsystems Modeling guidelines when adding local FE junction details to existing SEA models Modeling guidelines when creating system level models of noise and vibration for large complex systems Basic theory for Power Injection Methods Hands-on session: Power Injection Methods in VA One

Courtesy: General Motors

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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Introduction to Foam Materials Characterization and Analysis in FOAM-X Level:

Basic

Duration:

1 day

Audience:

Engineers who wish to better understand and analyze poro-elastic materials, using state of the art characterization software.

Objectives:

Acquire basic knowledge of poro-elastic material modeling. Understand the characterization process and carry out engineering tasks using FOAM-X, to identify acoustic properties of foam and fiber materials, from impedance tube measurements.

Prerequisites:

Reference: FOA-B

Courtesy: Mecanum Inc.

Solid background in acoustics.

Description: Combining lectures, demos and hands-on sessions, participants acquire basic knowledge and understanding of foam material characterization and modeling using FOAM-X. Course content: Basics of poro-elasic materials Biot parameters Using FOAM-X for characterization Using the simulation module in FOAM-X Demonstrations and tutorials

Introduction to Foam Materials and Trim Modeling and Analysis in NOVA Level:

Basic

Duration:

1 day

Audience:

Engineers who wish to better understand and analyze poro-elastic materials using NOVA.

Objectives:

Acquire basic knowledge of poro-elastic material modeling. Understand the process and carry out engineering tasks using NOVA, a solution for multi-layered material acoustic simulation and design.

Prerequisites:

Reference: NOV-B

Course content:

Solid background in acoustics.

Description: Combining lectures, demos and hands-on sessions, participants acquire basic knowledge and understanding of foam material modeling and analysis using NOVA.

Basics of poro-elasic materials Biot parameters Using the NOVA database Using NOVA for simulation Demonstrations and tutorials Courtesy: Mecanum Inc

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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Introduction to VTM - Vehicle Trim Modeling Level:

Basic

Duration:

2-3 days

Audience:

Engineers working with low frequency noise and vibration applications involving trimmed materials who wish to acquire basic knowledge and practical experience with VTM.

Objectives:

Understand the theory and carry out engineering tasks with VTM (Vehicle Trim Modeler), to predict the vibro-acoustic coupled response of a fully trimmed vehicle.

Prerequisites:

Participants should be familiar with the fundamentals of acoustics and vibrations. Previous knowledge of and experience with Boundary (BEM) and Finite Element (FEM) Methods and VTM is desirable but not required.

Reference: RAY-V-B Course content:

Description: Combining lectures, demos and hands-on sessions, participants acquire basic knowledge and understanding of trim applications modeling using VTM.

Theoretical background for vibro-acoustic problem formulation Introduction to the numerical BEM & FEM for vibro-acoustic problems (concepts, terminology, assumptions) Modeling with VTM Exploration of the VTM modeling concept Industrial model setup

Courtesy: RENAULT

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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Courtesy of Samsung Electronics Company

S I M U L AT I O N S Y S T E M S I N T E G R AT I O N

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Simulation Systems Integration Visual-Mesh for 1D, 2D and 3D Element Meshing Level:

Basic

Duration:

2 days

Audience:

CAE engineers, designers and model builders

Objectives:

Learn to use Visual-Mesh, the complete meshing tool which supports CAD Import, 1D, 2D and 3D meshing and editing features.

Prerequisites:

Use of a workstation (Windows and/or UNIX)

Reference: VTS-ME-B

Course content:

Day 1:

What is Visual-Mesh? General presentation Presentation of the Visual-Mesh Graphical User Interface CAD Functionalities: o Sketch curve Circle/arc creation o Curve at Intersection, Morph, Extract o Curve trim/split, Merge o Curve drop, Fillet, Extend o Surface by sweep (drag), revolve (spin), blend (spline) o Surface cleanup, offset, Trim, Split Node Functionalities: o Node menu o Create, move, replace, drop, align nodes 1D Meshing: on selected curve; on selected shell elements 2D Mesh Functionalities: o Automatic mesh generation, modifications, transformations o 2D layered Mesh / Regular Mesh

Topology and Batch Meshing: definition, advantages, functionalities, terminology, example 3D Mesh Functionalities: o 3D Meshing: By node selection, map, sweep, revolve, o 3D layered Mesh, tetra mesh, Hexa mesh o Smooth, element split Quality Check & Correction o Hands-on practice session o

Day 2:

Advanced meshing practice: hands-on exercises to experience & practice use of all Visual-Mesh features Exercises can be adjusted to customer’s needs on request (please discuss this with your ESI sales agent)

Visual-Mesh + Visual-SYSTUS + Visual-Viewer

Reference: VTS-MSY-B

Level:

Basic

Course content:

Duration:

3 days

Day 1, AM: Visual-Environment

Audience:

CAE engineers and designers involved in structural analysis

Objectives:

Learn to use the Visual-Environment for SYSTUS, mainly for meshing with Visual-Mesh and to introduce Visual-SYSTUS for editing and Visual-Viewer for post-processing.

Prerequisites:

Use of a workstation (Windows and/or UNIX).

What is Visual-Environment? General presentation What is Visual-Mesh? General presentation

Day 1, PM: Visual-Mesh

Presentation of the Visual-Mesh Graphical User Interface CAD Functionalities Node Functionalities

Day 2: Mesh Creation & Mesh Editing

1D Meshing: on selected curve; on selected shell elements 2D Mesh Functionalities: o Automatic mesh generation, modifications 2D layered Mesh / Regular Mesh o Topology and Batch Meshing: definition, advantages, functionalities, terminology, example 3D Mesh Functionalities: o 3D Meshing, 3D layered Mesh, tetra mesh, Hexa mesh o Smooth, element split Quality Check & Correction

Day 3, AM: Visual-SYSTUS General presentation Entities Overview Model setting Edition and Job Launch

Day 3, PM: Visual-Viewer

General presentation Animation and Contours display, Video Overlay Curve Operation Template Management and Report Generation

Courtesy: Comex Nucleaire

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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Visual-Viewer Post-Processing

Reference: VTS-VI-B

Level:

Basic

Duration:

3 days

Audience:

CAE Analysts, Test Engineers, Designers and specialists in structural crash and occupant safety

Objectives:

Learn to use general CAE post-processing using Visual-Viewer.

Prerequisites:

Use of a workstation (Windows and/or UNIX).

Course content:

o Tracking option o Synchronize options (Animation, Video and Plots) o Camera option Section Cuts (Single Model, Overlaid model, Image and Movie capture)

Day 2, AM: Visual-Viewer

Basic Plotting Capabilities o Time-History curve plotting o Attribute changes o Curve Functions o Universal ASCII GUI o Injury Number Calculations

Day 2, PM: Visual-Viewer

Day 1, AM: Visual-Environment

Specialty Tools o Template Creation and reuse (Overlay, Overwrite and Append options) o Chase Iterations (Overlay and Overwrite) o Curve History o Automated Injury Report

General presentation: the Visual-Environment o Graphical User Interface o General Layout and Contexts o Use of Explorer o Mouse Functionality What is Visual-Viewer? General presentation o Menu Bar Usage, Tool Bar Usage o Plot and Simulation Layout (Multi-Page/Multi-Pane)

Day 3, AM: Advanced Tools

Curve Macros (Creation of Macros, Using existing Macros, Customer Specific Macros) Generation of Report (PDF and PPT export, General Report Preparation, Page Setup and Print Options)

Day 1, PM: Visual-Viewer

Animation Control and Contours o Loading Simulations o Animation options o Contour options (Stress, Strain, Displacements, etc.) o Model Difference

Day 3, PM: Visual-Viewer

Customer Specific Exercise

Getting Started with Vdot™ for Smart Process Management Level:

Basic

Duration:

1-3 days

Audience:

Managers, planners and team members who are capturing, managing, or executing best practice process.

Objectives:

Learn the basics of the Vdot™ user interface, be able to define process including information flows, resource requirements and schedule durations, be able to efficiently execute assigned tasks via prioritized smart task delivery and be able to track projects and processes via automatic status visibility

Prerequisites:

Basic understanding of your organization’s processes

Description: This course is hands-on with the product. Presentation material and demonstrations will introduce Smart Process Management concepts. Hands-on exercises will reinforce those concepts. Initial work with your processes will produce usable Vdot™ content for your team.

Reference: DOT-B

Course content: Overview and Demonstration Workbench Familiarization VdotWeb Familiarization Defining Processes in Vdot™ Executing Processes in Vdot™ Managing Processes in Vdot™ Modifying Processes in Vdot™ Exercise 1: Create a Simple Process Template Exercise 2: Execute the Template Initial work with your processes

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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Visual-Process Executive to Capture Best Practices with Process Automation Reference: VTS-PR-B Level:

Basic

Duration:

1 day

Audience:

CAE Analysts from OEMs, Suppliers; CAE software users (including Visual-Environment)

Objectives:

Get started with Visual-Process Executive; Use of the Generic Process Templates delivered with Visual-Process. Introduction to VisualDevelopment Toolkit; Demonstration of modifying a process and building a process

Prerequisites:

Previous experience with ESI’s VisualEnvironment (mainly Visual-Crash PAM, Visual-Crash RAD or Visual-Crash DYNA). Experienced users of impact simulation software.

Description: This course takes place as a workshop, a combination of presentations and hands-on exercises.

Example of a frontal crash simulation setup using Visual-Process Executive

Course content:

o Side or frontal impact o Roof crush o Rear Crush o Automated meshing For each process template: o Description of the process o Description of the related regulation o Execution of the process

Morning:

Presentation of the Visual-Environment suite Presentation of Visual-Process Executive Executing a process o Automatic execution o Setting stops o Skipping blocks o What is a block, a connector, a sub-process o Possible non-process operations during process execution o Context changes during process execution Precise templates description Possible options (*): o Pedestrian impact o Interior head impact FMVSS201

Afternoon:

Short description of all the templates delivered with VisualProcess Demonstration of Process Building and Modification o Modifying FMWSS201 process template o Building a process to read, check quality and write FE model

(*) 2 or 3 process templates can be covered during this day of training. In order to allow for training preparation, please inform the ESI support team which templates you are interested in when you order this training course. The list is not complete; other available templates can be covered upon request. Note: Process templates can be customized by the user under certain conditions. Suggested Next Course: Visual-Development Toolkit: Process Authoring in Visual-Environment (VTS-PR-A)

Visual-Development Toolkit: Process Authoring in Visual-Environment Reference: VTS-PR-A Level:

Advanced

Duration:

Depends on usage level and customer needs

Audience:

CAE Analysts from OEMs, Suppliers; advanced CAE software users (incl. Visual-Environment)

Objectives:

Learn to use the Visual-Development Toolkit to customize your own processes or integrate your own applications in Visual-Environment.

Prerequisites:

Experience with ESI’s Visual-Environment; Python coding knowledge is necessary

Description: This course is done strictly on-demand. Its contents are entirely customizable. Certain contractual conditions apply. Course content: Process concepts o Process blocks

o Sub Process o Variables and connections o Execution modes and states Macros o Recording macros o Executing macros Simple process building o Using standard library blocks o Using macro blocks o Process execution Basic Python programming o Variables and expressions o Classes and methods Advanced process building o Creating new process block o Creating custom GUI Integration of 3rd party application

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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VisualDSS: Collaboration and Simulation Data Management Level:

Basic

Course content:

Duration:

3 days

Day 1:

Audience:

CAE Analysts from OEMs, Suppliers; CAE software users; users in charge of preparing models, synchronizing CAD and CAE, or between different simulation disciplines

Objectives:

Learn how to manage your simulation data within a shared multi-disciplinary and collaborative environment.

Prerequisites:

Previous experience Environment

with

ESI’s

Visual-

Reference: VTS-DS-B

Introduction, definition of the concepts of VisualDSS Creation of a Master Assembly Import of connections definitions Creation and association of multiple meshes to parts

Day 2:

Creating Load Case views Users and access rights management Creating Iteration Models Automatic Iteration models creation Templates)

(Visual-Process

Day 3:

Propagation of design changes from CAD to iteration models Propagation of engineering changes Exploitation of simulation data with the Web client Introduction to configuration and customization capabilities.

Description: This course is offered strictly on-demand and can be customized according the user’s way of managing CAD data.

Propagation of a design change in different iteration models for different simulation disciplines

VisualDSS: Performing Advanced Process and Data Management Operations Reference: VTS-DS-A Level:

Advanced

Course content:

Duration:

2 days

Day 1:

Audience:

CAE software super-users; PLM/CAE database administrators

Objectives:

Learn how to use VisualDSS advanced features for process and data management, how to take benefit of the database environment for day to day or advanced scenario, how to customize VisualDSS for daily usage.

Prerequisites:

Previous experience with ESI Group’s VisualEnvironment and VisualDSS, Python programming

Description: This course is offered strictly on-demand and can be customized according the customer’s Hardware and Software IT backbone.

Introduction, reminder on VisualDSS concepts and capabilities, reminder of Python basics Overview of configuration and customization capabilities User and roles configuration and management Data schema customization Automation of customized entities fill in and update

Day 2:

Specific PDM import procedure development Creation of specific meshing request for third party tool or grid/web service Installation procedure description, prerequisites, main steps Multi site deployment configuration Legacy data upload from folders and legacy models reuse

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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PAM-OPT to Analyze and Optimize your Design

Reference: OPT-A

Level:

Advanced

Course content:

Duration:

From 2 to 5 days (depends on usage level and customer needs)

The following training modules are offered. A first training will generally include modules 1, 2 and 3.

Audience:

Engineers using numerical models; advanced CAE software users

1 – Management of launched executable programs

Objectives:

Design optimization, calibration or stochastic analysis applied to any numerical model.

Prerequisites:

Good skills on the software to be launched by PAM-OPT in batch mode.

Description: This course is a combination of presentations and hands-on exercises, with theoretical explanations first and then a workshop.

Design or Stochastic Parameters related to executable program launch Data retrievals and data treatments Parallel calls / remote platforms

2 – Optimization

Needed module: 1 Algorithm explanations Methodologies; Tests

3 – Stochastic analysis

Needed module: 1 Methodologies; Tests

4 – Robust Design

Needed modules: 1, 2 and 3 Methodologies; Tests

5 – Reverse Engineering (Calibration of material characteristics or experimental designs) Needed modules: 1, 2 and in some cases: 3, 4 Methodologies; Tests

For practice exercises, we recommend that you bring your own models. You may already have thought about which parameters and targets will be used. Frontal Crash

Visual-OPT: Complete Optimization Solution for CAE Level:

Advanced

Duration:

1 day

Audience:

Engineers using numerical models; advanced CAE software users

Objectives:

Design optimization, calibration or stochastic analysis applied to any numerical model.

Prerequisites:

Basic understanding on optimization tools such as PAM-OPT, LSOPT, iSIGHT, etc.

Description: This course is a combination of presentations and hands-on exercises, with theoretical explanations first and then a workshop. Course content: Study techniques o Optimization o Design of Experiments o Stochastic

Reference: VTS-VO-A

Processors Definition o Macro Recording o Process Templates and Process Blocks o Defining Pre processors o Defining Solvers o Defining Post Processors Study setup o Define factors and responses o Define constraints and objectives o Algorithms selection Running optimizers and job management o Invoking optimization solvers o Parallel calls / remote platforms o Monitoring jobs o Data retrievals and data treatments Results analysis o Optimum values o Study reports

Please refer to the annual calendar or contact your nearest ESI office for further information and to register for this course (see back cover).

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Registration Information How to choose the right training course? ESI offers a whole portfolio of training sessions, from four hours of web-based training to several days of in-class training, and many customizable options. ESI Group’s worldwide local training coordinators are at your disposal to identify your current and future training needs and advise you as to our most suited learning program. Please find below our training coordinators per area:

China

India

Jiao Lixin

Shivakumar GT

Phone : +8610 6554 4907 204

Phone: +91 80 4017 4747

training.ate@esi-group.com

training.india@esi-group.com

Czech Republic & Eastern Europe

Italy

Ludek Kovar

Valerio Galli

Phone : +420 377 432 931

Phone: +39 051 6335577/8

training.mecas@esi-group.com

training.it@esi-group.com

EMEA (Benelux & Scandinavia, Middle East and Africa)

Japan

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Phone : +41 21 693 8364

Phone: +81 3 6381 8495

training.bv@esi-group.com

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France

Korea

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Phone : +33 (0)1 49 78 28 00

Phone: +82 2 3660 4500

training.fr@esi-group.com

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Germany

South America

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Phone : +49 (0)6196/9583-177

Phone: +55 11 3062-3698

training.germany@esi-group.com

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Spain

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Phone : +60 (12) 6181014

Phone : +34 91 484 02 56

training.sea@esi-group.com

training.es@esi-group.com

United Kingdom

Switzerland

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Phone: +44 (0) 1865 784830

Phone : +41 21 693 83 28

training.uk@esi-group.com

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USA

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Phone: +1 (248) 381-8040

Phone : +33 (0)4 78 14 12 00

training.na@esi-group.com

training@esi-group.com

For more details: Up-to-date information on course offerings and training sessions is available on our website: www.esi-group.com/training. We encourage you to use our dedicated email address: training@esi-group.com for any request or suggestion.

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Web-based training cancellation policy: o 50% of the course fee will be charged as cancellation fee if cancellation is within two weeks of the training o 100% of the course fee will be charged as cancellation fee if cancellation is within one week of the training

ESI reserves the right to cancel or reschedule a class by notification one week prior to the scheduled date. This may happen due to low enrolment or other reasons. If you are enrolled in a class that was cancelled, we will help in any way to find a replacement class for you. Please note that ESI reserves the right to change these Course Fees and Policies at any time.

Pre- and post-training assessment Course prerequisites: Prerequisites listed for our training courses are provided to ensure that the training fits your needs and your company’s objectives. Once you have registered for a training course, you will be asked about your knowledge and experience related to the subject you chose, in order to verify that these correspond to the course prerequisites. Training Certificate Following the training course, you will receive a personalized Training Certificate attesting for your attendance and completion of the training session.

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Phone: +49 (0)6196 9583-0 Fax: +49 (0)6196 9583-111 training.germany@esi-group.com

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Phone: +39 0516335577 Phone: +39 0516335578 Fax: +39 0516335601 training.it@esi-group.com

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USA

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Phone: +1 (408) 492-0507 training.na@esi-group.com

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Phone: +55 (011) 3031-6221 Fax: +55 (011) 3031-6221 training.sa@esi-group.com

Asi a China

China

Japan

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Zhong Guo ESI Co., Ltd Unit 401-404, Building G, Guangzhou Soft-Park, No.11, Caipin Road, Guangzhou Science City (GSC) Guangzhou, 510663 CHINA

ESI ATE Holdings Limited Room 16A, Base F Fu Hua Mansion No.8 Chaoyangmen North Ave. Beijing 100027 CHINA

Nihon ESI K.K. Headquarters & Sales Division 16F Shinjuku Green Tower Bldg. 6-14-1, Nishi-Shinjuku Shinjuku-ku - Tokyo 160-0023 JAPAN Phone: +81 3 6381 8490 Fax: +81 3 6381 8488 training.nihon@esi-group.com

Hankook ESI 157-033, 5F MISUNG bldg., 660-6 Deungchon-3dong, Gangseo-Ku Seoul SOUTH KOREA

ESI Group South-East Asia Office 12, Jalan Dato Haji Harun, Taman Taynton, Cheras 56000 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

Phone: +82 2 3660 4500 Fax: +82 2 3662 0084 training.hankook@esi-group.com

Phone: +60 (12) 6181014 training.sea@esi-group.com

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India

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