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We can run our training courses at one of our classroom centres, onsite at your premises or online through virtual tuition.

Please contact us to discuss which option best suits your requirements.

  • 4th October 2022 - 31st August 2024
    9:00 am

This course is designed to provide the knowledge about the optimization workflow in Ansys Workbench. The complete end-to-end procedure is shown from the original CAD to the final calculation on the optimized shape.

The course includes information about the optimization methods and the general theory. It shows the basic as well as the advanced definitions of optimization for static applications. The optimization in dynamics is also covered in this course.

A part of this course focuses on the geometry tools used in SpaceClaim to prepare and repair the STL files.

The materials include an application example that can be treated as a workshop/discussion time to review the general workflow for optimization.

Who Should Attend?

Engineers and Designers looking for optimized designs.


A technical education and a background in the fundamentals of finite element analysis are recommended.


2 Days

The course commences at 9:00am and finishes at approximately 5:00pm.

Course Fee

£980, including lunch and refreshments.

Classroom Schedule

Please contact us for dates.

Venue Details

Online Training Option

An online course is also available as an alternative to classroom-based tuition.

Registration / Further Information

We can also run this course on a date of your choosing or as a bespoke course. Please let us know if you are interested in this option.

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Manchester Area

Whitworth House 28 Charles Street Stockport SK1 3JR  


Church Farm Barn 15 High Street Longstanton Cambridge CB24 3BP    

Course Topics Include:

  • Workflow Description
  • Optimization Theory
  • STL preparation in SpaceClaim
  • Reconstruction of the optimized structure
  • Basic response and manufacturing constraints
  • Load cases consideration
  • Response and manufacturing constraints in dynamics

Each course chapter is followed by “hands-on” workshops and exercises


Session 1

  • Module 01: Material along the load path
  • Workshop 01.1: Michell Structure
  • Workshop 01.2: STL Transfer
  • Module 02: Basic Definition in Steady-State Applications
  • Workshop 02.1: Basic Static
  • Workshop 02.2: Load Cases
  • Module 03: Design Validation
  • Workshop 03.1: Design Validation Workflow

Session 2

  • Module 04: Reverse Engineering (Optional)
  • Workshop 04.1: Possibilities of Geometry Conversion
  • Module 05: Example: Pitch arm of a helicopter rotor head

Session 3

  • Module 06: Advanced definitions in static applications
  • Module 07: Topology optimization in dynamics
  • Workshop 07.1: Dynamics

Session 4

  • Module 08: Topology optimization in applications for statics and dynamics
  • Workshop 08.1: Deriving a Homogenized Model from a Lattice Optimization Result

Registration / Further Information

04 October 2022

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