Online Training

Join one of our online training sessions to help you get the most out of your tools. Descriptions of our upcoming online training courses can be found below. All our sessions are interactive, therefore courses will be limited to a maximum of 6 people to ensure attendees get the maximum benefit of time with our facilitator.

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WAVE training courses

 
Course Agenda Duration Audience
Introductory WAVE to WAVE-RT model conversion, WAVE-RT drivers including Simulink and c drivers, WAVE-RT Model Tuning. Use of Ricardo Optimizer in Matlab, Overview of SiL and HiL application 1 day Engineers new to 1-D CFD modelling and interested in performance, acoustics, and real-time simulation
Advanced Best modelling practice for: SI/DI/Gas – NA/TC , heat-release analysis, multi-wiebe fitting tool, heat transfer model, postprocessing templates usage, HEEDS optimization  1 day Engineers with basic WAVE modelling experience and are interested in advanced modelling practices and optimization
Combustion Heat-release analysis, multi-wiebe fitting tool, knocking sub-model, SI-predictive combustion sub-model ,DI-predictive combustion sub-model  1 day Engineers who have attended WAVE basic training and interested in modelling of various combustion models within WAVE.
Pre - processing CAD geometry import, 3D geometry creation and transmission loss analysis , 3D geometry parameterization for HEEDS optimizer  1 day Engineers interested in using cad geometry and/or build a 3D geometry for intake and exhaust system before importing to WAVE.
Acoustics Transmission loss simulation (linear and non-linear), transient model conversion, aquisitions setting, post-processing  1 day NVH engineers who have basic knowledge of WAVE and are interested in acoustic modelling of intake and exhaust systems.
Turbocharging and control elements Turbine and compressor map import, different TC configurations: WG, VGT, eTurbo; PID controller setup, Inter-cooler modelling, heat transfer model, LP/HP EGR system modelling  1 day Engineers who are interested in modelling of turbo-chargers for various engine applications. 
Real-time model GTP into WAVE conversion (optional), WAVE into WAVE-RT conversion, WAVE-RT Model Tuning and using Ricardo optimizer, C++ and Simulink drivers, SIL and HIL modelling example  1 day Engineers who are involved with real-time, plant modelling for MiL, SiL and HiL. Training assumes advanced knowledge of WAVE.
2-stroke engines  Worked example of a 2 stroke engine 0.5 day Engineers who have basic understanding of WAVE modelling and are interested in modelling 2-stroke engines
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VECTIS training courses

 
Course Agenda Duration Audience
Introductory - core Introduction to VECTIS; geometry preparation; meshing; elementary simulation setup; elementary postprocessing 1 day Engineers  new to VECTIS
Introductory - extended Introduction to VECTIS; Geometry preparation; geometry clean-up and modifications; Meshing; elementary simulation setup for both steady state and transient simulations; parallel calculation; elementary and intermediate-level postprocessing 2 day Engineers new to VECTIS requiring a complete introduction to its capabilities
Spark ignited ICE General considerations; meshing; simulation setup; spray and combustion 1 day Engineers familiar with VECTIS basics, interested in spark ignited ICE simulations
Diesel ICE General considerations; meshing; simulation setup; spray and combustion 1 day Engineers familiar with VECTIS basics, interested in Diesel ICE simulations
Non conventional ICE Tailored training module focusing on less common engine types
selection of topics: multi-fuel engines, pre-chamber engines, two-stroke engines, rotary/wankel engines, engines with water injection
1 day Engineers familiar with VECTIS basics, interestend in non-conventional ICE simulations
Advanced methods for ICE Tailored training module focused on use of top-tier methods of predicting emissions, knocking or spray behaviour in internal combustion engines.
Topics: Implementation of multi-component fuel blends, finite-rate chemistry with stabelised species, direct detailed chemistry (available in 2021)
1 day Engineers with existing ICE simulation expertise, interested in the cutting edge methods of combustion, emission or knock prediction
Thermal analysis Introduction to main features; meshing; simulation setup; Handling material properties; Heat sources; customisable to focus either on ICE thermal analyses, battery thermal analyses or other application as per your request 1 day Engineers  familiar with VECTIS basics and  interested in the thermal analyses
Underhood analysis Introduction into main features; meshing; simulation setup; porous media and fans 1 day Engineers familiar with VECTIS basics and interested in the vehicle underhood analyses
Advanced post processing Basic and advanced operations in R-POST, basic and advanced operations in R-Viewer, scripting for R-Viewer 1 day Engineers familiar with VECTIS basics and interested in the advanced post-processing methods


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Structural Mechanics training courses

 
Course Agenda Duration Audience
FEARCE Introductory  FEARCE Basic structure (work flow) of FEARCE model – GUI (FRX), batch FRC scriptSFE Structure - possibilities for translators, R-Viewer, sets material assignment (material editor)   Introduction to GUI and running a simple model 1 day Engineers new to FEARCE
FEARCE Advanced Model assembly process shown on a cylinder block/ head assembly; thermal-structural analysis of the cylinder block/head assembly to predict temperature distribution and bore distortion; stress and durability analysis of a connecting rod 3 days Engineers who have completed the FEARCE introductory course and who need to perform thermal and structural FEA in their work
PISDYN Introductory Introduction/overview of PISDYN: rigid model and results review; using FE models, cylinder liner and piston; flexible  pin and EHD bearings 2 days Engineers involved in the design of the power cylinder and are new to PISDYN 
PISDYN Advanced Secondary dynamics of pistons: wear pattern prediction on the piston skirt and crown; slap prediction and cavitation issues of liners; friction losses; durability analysis of pistons 2 days Engineers involved in the design of the power cylinder and already have an understanding of piston dynamics
RINGPAK Introductory Introduction to ring dynamics, gas dynamics, and oil transport for ring pack systems to predict blowby, oil consumption, friction and wear. Case study assessing the effect of ring parameters on results 1 day Engineers involved in the design of the power cylinder and need to assess ringpak performance
VALDYN Introductory Introduction to valvetrain, crankshaft, and drive-system simulation and analysis; Swinging follower training example; gear pair training example; SOHC training example; reduction drive training example 2 days Engineers new to VALDYN or those who have experience with other MBD tools. This courses material is all automotive valvetrain related
VALDYN Advanced (chain modeling) Chain dynamics: modelling chain and tensioner systems (including flexible tensioner); modelling non-circular sprockets; Interaction of chain with camshaft and crankshaft 1 day Engineers who have completed the VALDYN introductory course and need to learn how VALDYN can be used to model various chain driven systems
VALDYN Advanced (belt modeling) Belt dynamics: modelling belts and tensioner systems; modelling wet belt guides; model non-circular pulleys; Interaction of belt with camshaft and crankshaft 1 day Engineers who have completed the VALDYN introductory course and need to learn how VALDYN can be used to model various belt driven systems
VALDYN Advanced (durabilty and NVH) Stress and durability analysis of rockers – involving FE components; NVH analysis of transmission housing - involving FE components 1 day Engineers who have completed the VALDYN introductory course and want to learn how an FE component can be imported in VALDYN and how to perform stress and durability analysis, and predict vibration and acoustic behavior of a transmission housing.
VALDYN Kinematic Introductory Introduction to kinematic analysis of valvetrain systems. Modelling cam profiles and valve springs. 1 day Engineers involved in cam profile and valve spring designs and want to learn how VALDYN-kinematics can help them with assessing kinematic performance of the valvetrain, durability of the cam and valve springs.
ENGDYN Introductory In particular the dynamics of the crank train and interaction with the cylinder block; Concept analysis explained on a V6 training example; dynamic analysis of the system involving FE crankshaft and block (I4 example) 2 days Engineers new to ENGDYN and need to learn how ENGDYN can be used to model cranktrains
ENGDYN Advanced - Crankshaft Durability Crankshaft durability analysis 1 day Engineers who have attended ENGDYN introductory training and want to learn how ENGDYN can help them assess the durability of their crankshaft designs
ENGDYN Advanced - Block Analysis Cylinder block NVH and durability 1 day Engineers who have attended ENGDYN introductory training and want to learn how ENGDYN can be used to  help them assess the NVH and durability perfromance of powertrain structures
ENGDYN Advanced - Bearing Analysis Bearing analysis - the various methods of bearing analysis available within ENGDYN 1 day Engineers who have attended ENGDYN introductory training and want to learn about the various methods of assessing bearing performance available within ENGDYN
SABR & GEAR - Introductory Introduction to GUI, building gears, shafts and bearings and using the online catalogues. Creating powerflows and duty cycles. Bevels and simple epicyclics.  Importing a casing stiffness. Results – bearing life and stress, shaft stress and shaft displacement. Gear: design and rating of a gear pair 2 days Engineers new to SABR who want to start to build gearbox models to assess bearing and gear life.
SABR & GEAR - Advanced  SABR: importing duty cycles. odelling automatic transmissions, hybrid transmissions and complex epicyclics. Gear body deformation. Modelling synchronisers. Gear: tooth contact analysis 2 days Engineers who have attended the introductory SABR course or who have been modelling in SABR and would like to expand to more complex topics. Complex epicyclics, duty cycle handling and tooth
contact analysis are covered
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