SolidWorks Simulation Level 1: Intro to Simulation


This class covers capabilities available in the SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional (formerly Cosmos) Software. Learn how to perform and complete SOLIDWORKS Simulations step-by-step, focusing on tasks such as: CAD preparation, meshing, applying loads, solving, reviewing results, and understanding general challenges about Finite Elements Analysis (FEA).


  • Basics of FEA
  • General pre-processing
  • Stress analysis
  • Static structural analysis
  • Thermal analysis
  • Thermal stress analysis
  • Importing geometry
  • Meshing
  • Intro to assembly contact
  • Modal analysis
  • Buckling analysis
  • Results Post-processing
  • Design Optimization


40 hours (5 days)


Intro to SOLIDWORKS, college-level strength of materials, or a degree in engineering are all basic prerequisites for any FEA class.