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Using MD Nastran R3, Patran 2010, and Marc 2008r2

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Introduction

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12:35mins

An introduction to the MD Nastran and Patran software products. Note that this Introduction is considered a pre-requisite for all subsequent Exercises.

Exercise 1: Single Bar Element

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Introduction

Linear Static

36:13mins

Simulate a simple bar element under axial loading.

Exercise 2: Single Beam Element

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Introduction, Exercise 1

Linear Static

15:35mins

Using the same physical situation in exercise 1, simulate with a single beam element instead of a bar element.

Exercise 3: Continuum Beam

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Introduction, Exercise 1

Linear Static

27:11mins

Continue simulating the beam model from Exercise 2 under different loading conditions.

Exercise 4: Infinite Thick Pipe

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Introduction, Exercise 1

Linear Static

20:04mins

Simulate an axisymmetric thick pipe section experiencing internal pressure loads using plane stress and plane strain formulations.

Exercise 5: Bimetallic Strip

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Introduction, Exercise 1

Linear Static

16:24mins

Simulate a bi-metallic strip using two different material models within the same mesh, producing a stress discontinuity at their interface. Examine the effect of thermal loading.

Exercise 6: Flat Bar with Edge Notches

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Introduction, Exercise 1

Linear Static

15:19mins

Simulate a stress concentration.

Exercise 7: Cylindrical Shell

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Introduction, Exercise 1

Linear Static

16:21mins

Simulate a cylindrical shell subjected to bending loads using thin shell elements.

Exercise 8a: Hertz Contact Problem

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Introduction, Exercise 1 & 4

Non-linear

22:51mins

Simulate a basic non-linear problem with contact conditions.

Exercise 8b: Geometry and Mesh for Hertz Contact Problem

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Exercise 8a

Non-linear

24:59mins

Create geometry and mesh for Exercise 8a: Hertz Contact Problem.