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Master's Certification in Computational Design and Pre-processing

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Domain : Design

Pre-requisites : For Mechanical, Aerospace & Automotive Engineers

Introduction

Overview

The Masters in Computational Design and Pre-processing is a 6 month long, intensive program. The program comprises of 6 courses that train you in all the essential engineering concepts and tools that are essential to get into top OEMs as a Design Engineer. You will learn industry-standard tools like - ANSA, Hypermesh, and SOLIDWORKS. At the end of this program, you will be able to design an Aston Martin car, a Luxury Yacht, and an American Chopper Bike. 

Courses:

  • Preprocessor for Structural Analysis using ANSA
  • Crashworthiness Analysis using HyperMesh and Radioss
  • LS-DYNA For Structural Mechanics/Fea
  • HyperMesh for FEA, Plastic, and Sheet Metal Applications
  • Ultimate SolidWorks
  • Surface Modelling of an Aston Martin Car using SolidWorks

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Preprocessor for structural analysis using ANSA

ANSA is an advanced multidisciplinary CAE pre-processing tool that provides all the necessary functionality for full-model build-up, from CAD data to ready-to-run solver input file, in a single integrated environment. In FEA analysis the workflow can be categorized into 3 phases such as pre-processing, solving, and post-processing. This course purely focuses on pre-processing/modeling a component for FEA analysis. If you are someone who is interested in the CAE domain this course will help you to get into the industry as a CAE modeler/mesher.


Anyone who enrolls in this course will be able to learn a CAE Preprocessing Tool which includes tasks such as geometry clean up, midsurfacing, 1D, 2D and 3D meshing operations, connections establishments, morphing, etc. By learning how to use this tool you will be able to model/mesh any components that are required in the FEA Domain.

           

At the end of this course, you will be skilled in 1D, 2D ( shell meshing ), 3D ( solid meshing ), and also in connectors. There are several complex models in the course work that will help you in practicing the techniques taught in this course.


After completing this course you will be able to apply for various CAE roles within the automotive sector and other industries.

WEEK 1 & 2

In this module, you will be introduced to the CAE domain along with an introduction to FEA basics. You will learn the Graphical User Interface(GUI) of the ANSA tool. You will get to know about different solvers and types of analysis carried out using them You will be introduced to basic tools that will help you with geometric cleanups and other deck setups in ANSA.


The topics covered in this module are,

 

  • Introduction to FEA,

  • ANSA GUI,

  • Geometric Tools and Topology cleanup

  • Types of CAE process Tools for structural CAE, 

  • Types of elements, 

  • Different Tools used in TOPO deck

WEEK 3


In this module, you will study the basics of 2D meshing. You will also learn how to extract mid surface, deploy 2D mesh on the mid surface, reconstruct already meshed areas, along with various techniques for achieving the mesh flow. You will also learn how to eliminate the tria concentration present in the geometry, capture the important features in the geometry.


You will be working on a sheet metal component in this module. You will also be taught how to achieve mesh quality for the component by assigning the quality criteria parameters.


You will study the following topics in this module,


  • Manual Mid Surfacing for Sheet metal components, 

  • 2D meshing on sheet metal components, 

  • Quality checkup and taking measures to achieve quality, 

  • Introduction to different Tools used in Mesh deck

  • Revising the basic commands

  • Basic commands used in TOPO and MESH deck,

  • Practice model provided 

WEEK 4


Manual Mid-Surfacing-Plastic Trims and Cast Parts


In this module, you will be learning about extracting the mid surface and working on a plastic part. Plastic parts are of variable thickness therefore, extracting the mid surface and assigning the thickness is more tricky while compared to the sheet metal component.


You will study the following topics in this module,


  • Manual mid-surfacing for plastic trim components & cast parts, 

  • 2D meshing, quality checkup 

  • Different tools used in mesh deck

  • A plastic part is given for practice

WEEK 5


Solid Meshing(Tetra & Hexa)


In this module, you will learn the different tools and techniques to generate the Tetra mesh for a given geometry. You will also learn the different methods involved in generating a Hexa mesh. You will also understand the quality checks for Tetra elements and how to rectify failed tetra elements.


You will study the following topics in this module,


Establishing Solid (Tetra) meshing on 2 different components


  • Solid (Tetra) Meshing, 

  • 3D meshing quality criteria,

  • Volume mesh deck


Introduction to Solid (Hexa) meshing


  • Solid (Hexa) meshing,

  • Volume mesh deck

WEEK 6


In this module, you will be introduced to connections in ANSA. This enables the user to generate FE models for durability, NVH, and crash analysis. Connections are now efficiently designed with the help of the tool. You will also generate connections for the automotive seat & front door.


These are the topics that you will learn in this module,


   Different types of connectors such as:


 - Two Nodes RBE2 

 -  Cluster RBE2

 -  RBE2-CBUSH-RBE2

 -  RBE2-HEXA-RBE2

 -  Nut and Bolt representation

 -  Seam weld data representation


   Different operations such as


 -  Converting and Realizing operations 

 -  Connection Manager operations

 -  Assigning mass to a node

WEEK 7


In this module, you will learn about batch meshing, casting methods, and its applications in industries. Batch meshing/casting method will help you to model the component efficiently and quicker than if you tried to model them manually. But these tools do not guarantee the best results always, there will areas where you need to manually check the results.


You will study the following topics in this module


  • Introduction to casting & batch meshing operations
  • Auto mid surfacing and meshing by using casting and skin methods

WEEK 8


In this module, you will learn about a few morphing techniques in ANSA. ANSA allows a full-fledged morphing menu which is completely integrated with ANSA's interface. The functions of the morphing menu can be used to efficiently re-shape both FE and/or geometry-based models.


You will study the following topics in this module,


  • Direct morphing

  • Box morphing 

  • Hatches

  • Morphing was done in FE model

  • Morphing done in CAD geometry

Projects Overview

You will be provided with an IP substrate component. You have to model the same by extracting mid surface and meshing the whole component by achieving all the mentioned quality criteria parameters.

You will be provided with a suspension assembly of a car. You have to clean up the geometry and check for parts where the connections can be established and also model the whole component while maintaining the quality criteria.


Crashworthiness Analysis using HyperMesh and Radioss

Crashworthiness is a domain in which you can understand the structural integrity of any vehicle when it is subjected to a crash. A sub-domain of this will deal with passenger safety as well as pedestrian safety. This course focuses on the solver known as RADIOSS which is used in the frontal, side, and roof crush analysis.

In this course, you will learn about meshing using HyperMesh and RADIOSS. A key focus in Auto and aero industries is crash testing and this course sets you up with the right skill to get a leg in the industry.  At the end of this course, you will be able to set up cases of any explicit simulation, you will be able to debug the errors, and finally post-process the result. 

The first module you learn will learn about different types of analysis, the difference between Implicit and Explicit analysis, different non-linearities and along with this we will also bust the myth that ‘strong structure equates safe structure’ by teaching you about:


  • Meaning of crash safety for a vehicle
  • Law of conversation of energy applied to a car crash
  • Basic concepts of FEA such as linear-nonlinear, static-dynamic, Implicit- Explicit analysis, their differences and the guidelines on how to choose a method for a given FEA problem

HyperMesh is one of the most popular Finite Element Preprocessor used to generate meshes of complex models.

In this module, you will learn the GUI of HyperMesh, various elements available in FEA like 1D, 2D and 3D elements, how to choose the element depending on the geometry by covering topics such as:


  1. Overview of Pre-Processors and their importance in FEA Processes
  2. Primary introduction to GUI of HyperMesh, toolbars and basic operations

Learning to mesh geometries is an important step in performing FEA. Therefore, we will extensively cover the topic by which the students can understand, geometry clean up, tools available for geometry cleanups,

  1. Using an edited geometry to generate mid-surface and appropriate 2D mesh with regards to mesh flow, trias and mesh size, by various methods
  2. Using the geometry tools to clean up the distorted geometry

In this section, you will learn what is 1D, 2D, and 3D meshing, what is mesh quality and how to improve them, and exporting the meshed model to the specific solver.

  • Using an edited geometry to generate mid-surface and appropriate 2D mesh with regards to mesh flow, trias and mesh size, by various methods

  • Using the geometry to create a 3D mesh using various methods

  • Meaning of mesh quality and ways to control and improve it

  • Types of 1D elements, their specifications, and creation

  • Exporting a meshed model from HyperMesh in the specified solver format

In this section, you will learn what is an Explicit solver, what is an engine file and a starter file and their significance and also what is an out file and how to read this out file.

  • Overview of Radioss- An Explicit FEA solver for crashworthiness

  • Essential Radioss input files, their significance, and format

  • Overview of output files and their significance

In this section, you will learn about the various element formulations available for different types of elements in the Radioss and their applications, how to assign thickness for the component, and you will also understand various parameters available in the property card and their significance.

 

Similarly, you will also learn various material cards available in Radioss and their use cases along with their failure criteria.

  • Application of thickness and dimensional properties, integration points for 1D, 2D and 3D elements

  • Study and application of concepts such as material intrinsic properties, failure criteria, non-linearity, plasticity, and hyper-elasticity into a material model

In this section, you will learn a new application that is developed by Altair exclusively to set up the crash simulations - HyperCrash. You will be learning the GUI of Hypercrash. You will be introduced to Hyperview and HyperGraph where you will learn how to post-process the simulation results

  • Introduction to HyperCrash, a specialized pre-processor for Radioss

  • Introduction to HyperView and HyperGraph as post-processing tools in the FEA process

Interface modeling will be a complex topic that you can find in any solver. Here you will learn what is a contact and how it works, what are the different parameters you need to look into while defining a contact in a model, what are the different types of contacts and their use cases. 

  • Concepts of an interface between given components, penalty formulation method, contact stiffness, gap, penetration, interference, and tied interfaces

  • Creation of various types of interfaces and removing any errors or interferences

In this section, you will understand how to set up a proper boundary condition for any given simulation, what are the different types of loading conditions, and different types of joints available in Radioss

  • Setup of static and dynamic loading conditions such as velocity, acceleration, a constraint on degree of freedom, rigid walls, spot welds, and seam welds

In this section, you will learn about the concept of the time step and how it can be optimized to increase the speed of the simulation and also the concept of mass scaling. You will also understand the various control cards available in Radioss and their use cases.

  • Control of simulation in terms of the time step, accuracy, run time, types of outputs

In this section, you will the various check you to do before running the simulation and also you will understand how to debug a simulation along with its approach 

  • Checking and debugging any errors in the model using diagnostic methods

In this section, you will exclusively learn about the physics of an airbag in crash scenarios and how to model them in Radioss. You will be learning about two types of airbags (with vent and without vent)

  • Concept of an airbag in FEA, its modeling methods, and challenges with an example

In this section, you will learn about how the injury criteria are calculated in the actual crash test environment and how it affects the rating of the vehicle. You will also learn about the dummy standards that are used in crash testing. 

  • Various occupant injury criteria currently being considered while determining the crashworthiness and safety performance of a car

In this section, you will learn about the standards followed in different ENCAPs 

  • Study of basic elements of most popular crashworthiness standards, the criteria used while determining the crashworthiness performance and ways to measure this in the FEA model

Projects Overview

Frontal Crash of a NEON Dodge Model in FMVSS Regulation

In this project, you will set up the case for the frontal crash simulation from scratch. 
You will also work on post-processing the results and report the Sectional forces at different places in the vehicle to understand force flow, Dashwall intrusion, force at the bumper in the event of a crash, and also the peak acceleration at the Rocker.

Side Pole Impact Analysis of NEON Doge Model in FMVSS Regulation

In this project,
  1. You will set up the case for the side crash simulation from scratch.
  2. You will also be post-processing the results and capturing the sectional forces at different places in the vehicle to understand force flow, B-pillar & fuel tank intrusions, and the peak velocity at the door.

Roof Crush Analysis of a NEON Doge Model in FMVSS Regulation

In this project,
  1. You will set up the case for the roof crash simulation from scratch. 
  2. You will post-process the results and capture the overall strength of the roof.
  3. You will also repair the rigid bodies and positioning the impactor.

LS-DYNA for structural mechanics/FEA

This course focuses on structural analysis using the solver LS-DYNA. Through the course curriculum, you will get a better understanding of this solver, this will enable you to simulate any given structural problem both in implicit and explicit environments. You will also learn about section definitions, how to build a material card, understand how contact algorithms work, and its types along with their significance. You will learn concepts like mass scaling and timestep,  implicit schemes, and how to set up the implicit problem, and you learn the basics of crashworthiness analysis. 
In addition to this, you will also learn the broad guidelines for setting up simulations. 

In this module, you learn the basics of FEA, various types of simulations along with their significance, and also develop a mathematical understanding of the implicit and explicit schemes.

The topics that will be covered in this module are, 

  1. Introduction to FEA 
  2. Type of FE Simulation 
  3. Explicit and Implicit mathematical definition

In this module, you will learn about the LS-PREPOST, the LS-DYNA user manual. You will also be learning about the file handling in LS-PREPOST, an overview of various cards, and finally running a Tensile-Test simulation.

These are the topics that are covered in this module,

  1. Brief about the pre-process
  2. Hands-on training on the LS-DYNA user manual 
  3. Running an example 
  4. Post-processing the results 
  5. Input and output files in LS-DYNA
  6. Keywords and input text editing 
  7. Multiple RUN on the same file in the same folder
  8. Hands-on the out files (ASCII output) in the text editor
  9. Exploring binary and ASCII options in database keyword
  10. Node keyword – brief 
  11. Part keyword – brief
  12. Materials
  13. Section
  14. Control cards – default parameters
  15. Contact
  16. LS-PREPOST
  17. Building the solver deck for a simulation (plate model)
  18. Post-Processing the results
  19. Modeling of  a cube under pressure
  20. Modeling the cube under pressure
  21. Modeling the tensile stress of a specimen

In this module, you will learn a few new keywords in detail, you will learn about the hourglass energy, material keywords in LS-DYNA, methods for calculating Young’s Modulus, basics of timestep concept, and various control keywords.

These are the topics that are covered in this module,

  1. Brief on keywords
  2. Brief on INCLUDE keyword
  3. Insight of NHTSA 
  4. Hourglass energy
  5. Materials introduction 
  6. Elasto-plastic material and various cards
  7. Material testing
  8. Calculation method for Young’s Modulus
  9. Power law
  10. Verification 
  11. Deploy
  12. Timestep basics
  13. Control card
  14. Control timestep 
  15. Control termination 
  16. Control shell 
  17. Control solid 
  18. Control hourglass
  19. Control energy 
  20. Control contact 
  21. Control accuracy 
  22. Boundary condition 
  23. Constrain
  24. Specifying output files
  25. Understanding contacts  
  26. Various types of contacts

In this module, you will learn in-depth about the LS-PREPOST GUI, you will be introduced to Weld modeling in LS-DYNA and methods to model the spot welds and debugging, along with learning how to model a cross-section and its application.

The following topics are covered in this module,

  1. LS-PREPOST GUI
  2. LS-DYNA GUI application 
  3. Node and element selection
  4. Application crash, metal forming 
  5. Element direction align 
  6. Post-processing 
  7. Node intrusion depending on the regulation
  8. Introduction to spot-weld in LS-DYNA 
  9. Hands-on practice on spot-welds 
  10. Solving a simple problem to learn the spot-welds and then post-processing it.
  11. Modeling spot-weld using spot-weld constraint card.
  12. Modeling spot-weld using spot-weld generalize constrain card
  13. Debugging spot-weld
  14. Spot-welds modeling using solid elements
  15. Introduction to cross-section 
  16. Modeling a cross-section 
  17. Application of cross-section

In this module, you will learn about the implicit problem and how to set up an implicit simulation, you will also learn about the memory allocation in LS-DYNA, you will learn the concept of convergence in implicit problems, various keywords used in an implicit simulation, you understand about MORTAR contact and defining the loading in implicit simulations. 

These are the topics that you will learn in this module, 

  1. Introduction to implicit problems
  2. Implicit and explicit comparison 
  3. Memory in LS-DYNA
  4. In core / out-of-core 
  5. Double precision and MPP
  6. Tensile test - simple implicit problem
  7. Timestep in implicit problems 
  8. Convergence in implicit 
  9. Implicit keywords 
  10. Implicit and explicit switching 
  11. Timestep adjusting 
  12. Control-implicit-solver (Non-linear solver)
  13. Implicit problem, hands-on with a bumper demonstration 
  14. Power law plasticity 
  15. MORTAR contact
  16. MORTAR contact theory 
  17. SOFT card - intro 
  18. Implicit loading 
  19. Element formulation for implicit analysis

In this module, you will learn about the best practices in LS-DYNA that are particularly relevant for CAE simulation engineers in the industry, you will also understand the concept of mass scaling in-depth, and the difference between verification and validation.

The topics that will be covered in this module are as follows, 

  1. Best practices in LS-DYNA
  2. Setting up the model 
  3. How to decide the type of analyses (static, quasi-static, dynamic) 
  4. Dealing with the coupled problem 
  5. Deciding the ELFORM for the problem
  6. Solving the model - types of error and their fix
  7. MASS scaling 
  8. Post-Processing - Introduction (verification and validation) 
  9. Post-Processing a typical explicit model 

This module mainly deals with material modeling using LS-DYNA. You will understand how to model a material card from the raw data from the material testing lab. You will understand in-depth about material modeling techniques and will also learn how to model a hyperelastic material in LS-DYNA. You will also learn about the contact mechanics and the various contact types in LS-DYNA.

The topics covered in this module are, 

  1. Material introduction 
  2. Material testing 
  3. Modeling materials 
  4. Elastic-plastic materials 
  5. Material modeling from the raw data
  6. Hands-on hyperelastic material ( Mat-law 77 )
  7. Contact mechanics
  8. Types of contacts
  9. Full contact parameters
  10. Contact parameter - SOFT 
  11. Segment projection 
  12. Initial penetration 
  13. Tied contacts 
  14. Contact output 

This module focuses on the crash and safety domain where you will be introduced to the industry trends in crash and safety.

And the topics you will learn are, 

  1. Vehicle crash safety 
  2. Crash mechanics
  3. Design for crash 
  4. Vehicle development process
  5. Knowledge of simulation engineer 
  6. Regulation and NCAPS 
  7. Score calculation 
  8. Model preparation static vs crashworthiness 
  9. General guideline for crash model preparation 
  10. Meshing and mesh quality 
  11. Model organization and integration 
  12. Parameterization
  13. Forming data  

Project overview

Pedestrian head impact simulation on a hood

You learn how a pedestrian head impact simulation is setup by following industry standards. You will work on calculating the HIC value of the given head-foam in LS-PREPOST.


Bird strike on an aircraft engine using shell elements

You will set up the cases in the industry discipline and organize the files accordingly. You will be setting up the case from scratch and running the simulation by documenting the error and  the code in each run and finally building an error-free model. 


HyperMesh for FEA, plastic, and sheet-metal applications

Within Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) workflow there are three phases; pre-processing, solving, and post-processing.
This course focuses on the pre-processing phase.
In this course, you will learn geometry cleanup, shell meshing, solid meshing, 1D meshing, connectors, and morphing. You will also get an overview of the HyperMesh tool which will come in handy in the FEA, MBD, and CFD domains as well. 

By the end of this course, you will be skilled in 1D, 2D (shell meshing), 3D (solid meshing), and in connectors. There are several complex models in the course work that will help you in practicing the techniques taught in this course. This course is the gateway program to the world of FEA meshing techniques and cleaning geometry before sending it for analysis.

In this module, you will study the fundamentals of Finite Element Analysis (FEA).

FEA is a generic technique used to solve boundary value problems. FEA finds a lot of applications in structural analysis.

In this module, we will discuss the math behind FEA, along with the following topics


  1. 5Ws of Finite Element Analysis 
  2. Types of engineering problem-solving methods
  3. Types of CAE process
  4. Model setup 


In this module, you will study the meshing software - HyperMesh.

HyperMesh is a highly capable simulation software and in this module, you will learn the various tools and features that HyperMesh has to offer. 


In this module, you will learn of the following topics

  1. Geometric tool and tools menu introduction
  2. Basic geometric tools
  3. Geometry cleanups (includes auto cleanup) 
  4. Midsurface creation

While dealing with complex 3D components, it is important to remove small features and holes that are inevitable when designing a CAD model. You will be introduced to the batch mesher macro that will be instrumental in accomplishing this. 


In this module, you will study the following topics

  1. Criteria files for geometry cleanup 
  2. MNode's creation & node edit
  3. Point edit
  4. Edge edit

1D Meshing is a great way to speed up the simulation time without compromising on accuracy. There are different types of 1D elements - each featuring its own shape function and characteristics.


In this module, you will learn the following


  1. 5Masses, bar, rod, rigid, RBE3, springs, gaps 
  2. Connectors, HYPER BEAM, linemesh, linear 1D
  3. Edit, element, split, replace, detach
  4. Order change, configuration edit, element type

In this module, you will learn to perform surface clean-up on a given geometry and to extract the mid-surface using an in-built tool - Auto-mid-surface. You will also learn how to clean up the surface manually because relying only on the auto-mid-surface option may give rise to a distorted surface while dealing with a complex geometry


Here is a list of topics that you will learn in this module.


  1. Surface clean up 
  2. Midsurface generation 
  3. Handling distorted surfaces

In this module, you will learn the basics of 2D meshing, how to mesh a surface, how to re-mesh a meshed surface using elements, and how to attain mesh flow in the geometry. You will also learn how to handle the tria elements in the model.


These are the topics that you will learn in this module,


  1. 2D meshing introduction 
  2. 2D basic tools
  3. Mesh flow
  4. Handling tria elements

In this module, you learn about quality checks and understand the different quality-checks that HyperMesh offers. You will also learn how to fix areas that failed a quality check.

Here, is a list of key concepts that you will learn in this module.

  1. 1D element quality check
  2. 2D element quality check
  3. Understanding the quality parameters for 2D meshing

In this module, you will learn how to do manual mid surfacing when the auto-mid surfacing option fails. You will also learn how to handle geometry if they are symmetrical, normals check in the model and its significance, and free edges along with their significance.

The following topics are covered in this

  1. Manual mid surface 
  2. Handling symmetric geometry 
  3. Free edge checks
  4. Normals check

In this module, you will learn the different tools and techniques to generate a hexa mesh for a given geometry. You will also learn a variety of techniques to generate tetra meshes. You will also understand quality-checks for tetra elements and how to rectify areas that have failed these checks.

The following topics are covered in this module.

  1. Hexa meshing 
  2. Tetra meshing
  3. Different methods of tetra mesh generation.
  4. Quality check 3D element 

Sometimes, meshes are made with both 2D and 3D meshes that are interspersed. Connectors help the computer understand that the interface is between two different kinds of meshes. Connectors are time-saving features that are a requirement in large models. In addition to this, connectors offer a way to let the computer know that two components have been seam welded.

These are the topics that you will learn in this module,

  1. Seam weld
  2. Spot weld 
  3. Bolt connection 
  4. Spring element 
  5. Adhesive modeling - HEXA 

In this module, you will understand the uses of batch meshing and its applications in industries. You learn about the parameter file and criteria file, how they can be optimized for the requirement. 

Here is a list of key concepts that you will learn in this module.

  1. Understand quality parameter and criteria files
  2. Optimizing these files according to the requirement

In this module, you will learn about morphing which can be done using constraints, volumes, and geometry. You will also be working with manipulation of TCL commands, running a TCL command using the inbuilt run options. 

  1. Morph constraints
  2. Morph volumes
  3. Map to geometry
  4. Basic macro generation using TCL commands

Projects Overview

Meshing of inner panel

Here you will be provided with the door’s plastic inner panel. The inner panel must be cleaned, should create mid-surface, and mesh the whole component for the given quality criteria.



Meshing of car spare tyre plastic component

Here you will be provided with the car’s spare tyres under panel. The under panel must be cleaned, should create a mid surface and mesh the whole component for the given quality criteria.

Ultimate SOLIDWORKS

In this course, you will be learning the solid modeling and surface modeling tools of the SOLIDWORKS CAD software. SOLIDWORKS is one of the most dynamic software used primarily in R&D sectors. SOLIDWORKS is widely used in the concept generation stage of production. It gives designers real-time experience in product modeling.

In this course, you will be learning the fundamentals 

At the end of this course, you will be fluent in both solid as well as surface modeling tools. After completion of this course, you will understand the basics of SOLIDWORKS covering part modeling, assembly modelings, photo-realistic renderings. 

You will discover to create professional mood boards and initial ideation sketches in Adobe Photoshop. You will learn how to import & blend images, add watermarks and color. You will also learn how to create an American chopper and how to render it in Photoshop.






You will be introduced to SOLIDWORKS and will learn how to customize the shortcuts. You will learn the solid modeling techniques in SOLIDWORKSwhile modeling the Transmission belt, Kickstand, and Fenders. You will also learn how to add appearance to the parts. 





In this module, you will learn how to create advanced sketches using patterns such as sketch and curved driven patterns, projected, and composite curves. You will also learn how to create complex shapes while modeling wheels, chassis, and engine.

You will be learning the use of mates to provide relationships between parts in an assembly. Advanced mates such as angle mates are provided to limit the rotation of parts. 



In this module, you will learn how to add decals, lights, and cameras as a preprocessing step for the final rendering. You will be taken through the complete rendering process with PhotoView 360 and SOLIDWORKS Visualize. You will be creating high-quality images during final rendering.

You will be learning about the surface modeling features in SOLIDWORKS. You will learn how to create the part using the reference surface. Advanced surface modeling features will be taught while creating various parts of the Yacht such as hull, the superstructure, and seats. You will learn how to add the decals and appearances for the parts and assembly. 





Projects Overview

Designing, modeling, assembly and photo-realistic rendering of an American chopper

    In this project, you will sketch and build a complete road-ready Harley Davidson bike using SOLIDWORKS. In this project you will learn about how to create cut extrudes, revolve cuts, lofts, circular patterns for modeling - Setting up of reference planes - curve generation - projected curve creation understanding how to insert the parts in assembly workspace - Creation of mates - Difference between float and fix parts - Width mates application You will also learn how to create a photorealistic renderings with realtime appearances and views. The following list is the key parts/models you will be dealing with under solid modeling using SOLIDWORKS.


    1. Transmission belt, front & rear fender modeling
    2. Chain, side stand & pedals modeling
    3. Front & rear wheel modeling
    4. Engine modeling
    5. Chassis for American Chopper designing
    6. Front fork designing
    7. Oil tank designing
    8. Creating the assembly of American chopper
    9. Performing the rendering on assembly created by using Photoview 360 and SOLIDWORKS Visualise as the render tool


    Modelling and assembly of an American predator yacht

      In this project, you will be able to sketch and build an entire American predator yacht using SOLIDWORKS. Under this project you will learn the curve generation, surface creation from curves and sketches, types of surfaces - boundary surfaces - lofted surfaces - filled surfaces - ruled surfaces- reference planes - surface trims - surface knit - move/copy surfaces - mirror surfaces The following are the key parts/models you will be dealing with under surface modeling using SOLIDWORKS.

      1. Blueprint setup
      2. Modeling of propellers, radars
      3. Modeling of hull, garage doors
      4. Modeling of rear seats. middle seats, front seats.
      5. Creation of superstructure
      6. Final assembly model of a predator yacht


      6. Surface Modelling of ASTON MARTIN Car using SolidWorks

      • Sketching tools
      • Surface modelling tools
      • Types of tools to create the surfaces
      • Blueprint setups
      • Splines
      • Spline vectors
      • Equal curvature for splines
      • Constraining the splines
      • Projected curve creation
      • Composite curve generation 

      • Types of surfaces
      • Boundary surfaces
      • Lofted surfaces
      • Filled surfaces
      • Ruled surfaces
      • Reference planes
      • Surface trims
      • Surface knit
      • Move/copy surfaces
      • Mirror surfaces
      • Revolve boss
      • Extrude cut
      • Linear and circular patterns
      • Fillets
      • Chamfers
      • Split Bodies
      • Creation of wheels
      • Inserting the parts
      • Mates in assembly
      • Sub-assembly creations
      • Difference between Float and fix parts
      • Importing sub-assemblies to other assemblies
      • Application of Decals
      • Appearances adjustment

      Projects Overview

      Surface Modeling of Aston Martin One - 77

      In this project, you will be able to build an entire Aston Martin car using SOLIDWORKS.

      • Modeling and Assembly of Aston Martin Car 
      • Blueprint setup
      • Modeling of roof, sides, back rails
      • Modeling of windshields, windows, rear lights and front lights
      • Modeling of rims, wheels, disc brake calipers  
      • Creation of emblem
      • Creation of wheel sub-assembly.
      • Modeling back reflectors
      • Final assembly model of Aston Martin One-77 car

      SolidWorks Aston Martin Frontview

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      Certification : Available Course completion & merit (top 5%) certificates that can be linked to your online profile to build your professional portfolio.

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      Access Duration : Lifetime Duration for which your course videos, challenges and projects will be made available from the time of enrollment.

      Mode of Delivery : Online Lessons are administered by expert instructors with pre-recorded videos of lesson plans.

      Project Portfolio : Available An exclusive project portfolio page to showcase your various projects and certifications that can be linked to your online resume and job profiles.

      Certification : Available Course completion & merit (top 5%) certificates that can be linked to your online profile to build your professional portfolio.

      Individual Video Support : 24x7 One-on-One zoom support sessions to discuss study plan, progress and to have your queries & doubts answered.

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      Add-ons Industry Projects : 15 Industry-oriented projects to help you upskill and bolster your resume

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      Access Duration : 6 Months Duration for which your course videos, challenges and projects will be made available from the time of enrollment.

      Mode of Delivery : Online Lessons are administered by expert instructors with pre-recorded videos of lesson plans.

      Project Portfolio : Available An exclusive project portfolio page to showcase your various projects and certifications that can be linked to your online resume and job profiles.

      Certification : Available Course completion & merit (top 5%) certificates that can be linked to your online profile to build your professional portfolio.

      Individual Video Support : 8/Month One-on-One zoom support sessions to discuss study plan, progress and to have your queries & doubts answered.

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      Whatsapp Support : Available Access to course-specific Whatsapp Group to connect with peers and have queries & doubts answered by our technical support engineers.

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      Job Assistance : Available Expert guidance in resume building, mock interviews & tool tests and connecting with recruiters and organizations for interviews.

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      Access Duration : 1 year Duration for which your course videos, challenges and projects will be made available from the time of enrollment.

      Mode of Delivery : Online Lessons are administered by expert instructors with pre-recorded videos of lesson plans.

      Project Portfolio : Available An exclusive project portfolio page to showcase your various projects and certifications that can be linked to your online resume and job profiles.

      Certification : Available Course completion & merit (top 5%) certificates that can be linked to your online profile to build your professional portfolio.

      Individual Video Support : 16/Month One-on-One zoom support sessions to discuss study plan, progress and to have your queries & doubts answered.

      Group Video Support : 16/Month Group zoom support sessions to discuss study plan, progress and to have your queries & doubts answered.

      Email Support : Available Queries & doubts answered via email by our technical support engineers.

      Whatsapp Support : Available Access to course-specific Whatsapp Group to connect with peers and have queries & doubts answered by our technical support engineers.

      Telephone Support : Available Queries & doubts answered via telephone by our technical support engineers.

      Add-ons Industry Projects : 10 Industry-oriented projects to help you upskill and bolster your resume

      Paid Internship : 3-month Paid Internship with the scope to work on exclusive industry-oriented projects

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      Lifetime Access

      $541.99

      per month for 6 months

      Job Assistance : Lifetime Expert guidance in resume building, mock interviews & tool tests and connecting with recruiters and organizations for interviews.

      Master's Assistance : Lifetime Expert guidance in Scholarship/MS applications, crafting statement of purpose, project submissions and more.

      Access Duration : Lifetime Duration for which your course videos, challenges and projects will be made available from the time of enrollment.

      Mode of Delivery : Online Lessons are administered by expert instructors with pre-recorded videos of lesson plans.

      Project Portfolio : Available An exclusive project portfolio page to showcase your various projects and certifications that can be linked to your online resume and job profiles.

      Certification : Available Course completion & merit (top 5%) certificates that can be linked to your online profile to build your professional portfolio.

      Individual Video Support : 24x7 One-on-One zoom support sessions to discuss study plan, progress and to have your queries & doubts answered.

      Group Video Support : 24x7 Group zoom support sessions to discuss study plan, progress and to have your queries & doubts answered.

      Email Support : Available Queries & doubts answered via email by our technical support engineers.

      Whatsapp Support : Available Access to course-specific Whatsapp Group to connect with peers and have queries & doubts answered by our technical support engineers.

      Telephone Support : Available Queries & doubts answered via telephone by our technical support engineers.

      Add-ons Industry Projects : 15 Industry-oriented projects to help you upskill and bolster your resume

      Offline Skill-Center Access : Available Complete access to instructor interactions and live workshops at our state-of-the-art Skill-Centers

      Dedicated Support Engineer : Available Personalized and exclusive hands-on support from an expert engineer assigned to answer your queries & doubts and support your course progress.

      Paid Internship : 3 Months 3-month Paid Internship with the scope to work on exclusive industry-oriented projects

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      Doubts and queries are addressed by a dedicated support engineer who is assigned to you to walk you through your problem areas and clarify any queries that you may have.

      Our courses are crafted after consultation with industry experts. This gives you the opportunity to apply what you have learned only as theory and work on projects that will give you a leg up in your career aspirations - be it an MS admit, a new job or growth within your organization. This course will help you bridge the gap between academia and industry and get you market-ready.

      You will have an edge over your peers by working extensively on industry-relevant projects, practice on tools and software that will set you apart and help you in getting ahead of the competition. Our course will strengthen your portfolio to get better grants and scholarship opportunities for MS Admits, explore options in Research & Development, and land that much-coveted job in top core companies.