Ansys FEA 202

Ansys Workbench Mechanical Heat Transfer Training Course

Course Overview:

Suitable for experienced Ansys Mechanical users, this course teaches advanced skills in performing heat transfer analyses. Students will gain insight into how command objects can access advanced MAPDL features while leveraging the functionality of Ansys Mechanical. This course expands on the thermal analysis capabilities from the Introduction to Ansys Workbench Mechanical training course.

Prerequisites: FEA 101 Workbench Mechanical Introductory

  • Experienced Ansys Mechanical users who are looking to learn advanced methods to perform heat transfer analyses.



When you complete the course you will:

  • Receive an official certificate of completion with professional development hours that can qualify for the continuing education requirements upon renewal of a PE license in most states.
  • Become proficient in:
    • Steady-state analysis
    • Transient analysis
    • Phase change analysis
    • Nonlinear thermal analysis
    • Coupled thermal-structural analysis
    • Implementation of APDL command objects within Mechanical
  • Types of heat transfers covered:
    • Conduction
    • Convection
    • Radiation

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Course Agenda | Mechanical Heat Transfer

Module 1: Heat Transfer Fundamentals
Workshop: Thermal Bar

Module 2: Preprocessing and Results
Workshop: Heating Coil, Thermal Contact

Module 3: Boundary Conditions
Workshops: Solenoid

Module 4: Steady State Heat Transfer 
Workshop: Radiating System

Module 5: Nonlinear Thermal Analysis
Workshop: Finned Tube

Module 6: Transient Thermal Analysis
Workshops: Soldering Iron, Phase Change

Module 7: APDL and Command Objects
Workshops: Cup of Coffee, Surface-to-Surface Radiation

Module 8: Coupled Analysis
Workshops: Fluid Thermal Element FLUID116, Coupled Field Element SOLID226, Electro Thermal Mechanical Reliability for PCB Trace Mapping Solution

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