NAS101B - Advanced Linear Analysis using MSC Nastran

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This course is a continuation of NAS101A - Linear Static and Normal Modes Analysis using MSC Nastran. In this class, you will learn:

  • Theory of buckling analysis and how to perform a buckling analysis
  • About rigid elements – MPC, RBAR,RBE2, and RBE3
  • Modeling with interface element CINTC and connectors
  • Lamination theory and composite materials
  • MSC Nastran composite theory
  • Failure theories
  • Linear contact and permanent glued contact
  • Different model checks
  • Modeling tips and tricks
Length: 
1 day
Pre-requisites : 
NAS101A (Linear Static and Normal Modes Analysis using MSC Nastran) or equivalent
Topics: 
  • Linear buckling analysis
  • Understanding MPCs, Connectors and R-Elements
  • Composite Analysis
  • Linear Contact and Permanent Glue
  • Model Checkout and Tricks
    • Common Types of Errors
    • Stiffness Matrix Checks
    • How to Avoid Serious Modeling Mistakes
    • Check for Bad Modes
    • Displacement Coordinates Systems
    • Offsets on Bars, Beams, and Plates
    • Plate to Solid Transition