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We provide concise engineering best-practice & theory training, software product tuition and technology transfer services. Our wide range of training courses can be delivered online or in person to suit your time scales. We can design specific training programmes for your requirements. With the option to combine training with consulting and mentoring, you can also work profitably on your own real projects while receiving tuition.

Ansys Training Courses

Ansys Mechanical - Getting Started

New to Ansys Mechanical? This is the place to start. After completing this course you’ll understand the complete end-to-end procedure for conducting basic linear static structural analyses and will be able to apply it to the solution of your own analysis problems. Just as importantly, you’ll learn several techniques to improve the efficiency of your solutions and the fidelity of your results. You’ll also have a firm foundation for studying many advanced analysis techniques in Ansys Mechanical.

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Ansys Mechanical Basic Structural Nonlinearities

Learn the fundamental skills necessary to unlock the power of nonlinear solutions in Ansys Mechanical. Understand the nonlinear solution algorithm and the end-to-end solution procedure that may be applied to all nonlinear analysis problems. Efficiently simulate the structural response of physical systems with features that are vital for the accurate representation of many complex real-world physical phenomena, including large deflection, surface-to-surface contact, elastic-plastic material models, nonlinear buckling, and others. Utilize sophisticated debugging tools to quickly diagnose nonlinear convergence issues.

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Ansys Mechanical Linear and Nonlinear Dynamics

This training course provides an in-depth overview of the various dynamic analysis types available within Ansys Mechanical.  If your design will undergo any type of motion, the concepts presented in this course will equip you with knowledge critical to a successful design.  It can be challenging to take the information within a design or test specification and from that know what type of analysis needs to be performed.

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Ansys Mechanical Heat Transfer

Is thermal management critical to your design?  Are you concerned with the effects of heat on structures?   This is the place to start.  This course will help you develop the skills necessary to predict the thermal response of structures to various heat loads using Ansys Mechanical. You’ll learn complete solution procedures for conduction, natural convection, and radiation heat transfer under both steady-state and time-varying conditions. Lastly, you’ll explore several methods of performing thermal stress analysis.

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Ansys Mechanical Advanced Connections

This course will enable you to achieve and understand simulation analysis with contact, giving you knowledge for preprocessing, full solution and post-processing.

Following completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the underlying technology and control the solution algorithms used to implement surface-to-surface contact in Ansys Mechanical.
  • Demonstrate a general understanding of several specialized contact applications, including bolt pretension, gaskets, surface wear, and others.
  • Recognize and correct the most common causes of non-convergence in contact solutions.
  • Appreciate the importance of model validation and several techniques that may be used to achieve it.

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Ansys Mechanical Topology Optimization

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.

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Ansys Mechanical Beams and Shells Modelling

This course is designed for users of Ansys Mechanical that have a need to use beam and shell modeling techniques for structural analysis.

The learning objective is to be able to run a Static Structural solution on a model composed of line (beam) and surface (shell) bodies. This essentially consists of developing knowledge on the dedicated preprocessing and postprocessing tools associated with these body types.

The course is composed of two modules: the first covers beam modeling and the second covers shell modeling. The supporting theoretical background is included in both modules. Also included is a review of dedicated elements, geometry, connections, and postprocessing tools.

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Ansys Workbench LS-DYNA

This course covers the use of Ansys LS-DYNA inside Workbench. Ansys LS-DYNA is useful for the analysis of problems involving contact, large deformation, nonlinear materials, transient response, and/or problems requiring explicit solutions. Common applications for which LS-DYNA excels include safety and stability, crash test and drop test simulation, as well as forming applications.

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Ansys Fluent - Getting Started

This course teaches the essential skills you will need to start performing basic computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations on your own using Ansys Fluent software.

Instructor demos and hands-on workshops cover every aspect of the end-to-end CFD workflow, including how to prepare watertight CAD models in Ansys SpaceClaim, and how to perform the entire meshing and solution process in the single-window Ansys Fluent user interface using the task-based, guided workflow for meshing imported, watertight CAD geometry.

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Ansys Fluent Multiphase Flow Modelling

Multiphase flows often play a key role in industrial processes and understanding multiphase phenomena can be important for optimizing processes or products. Ansys Fluent offers a range of models for multiphase flow simulation which can help you to understand multiphase flow phenomena in your application.

Following completion of the course, you will be able to:

  • Describe basic concepts of multiphase flow theory such as phase definition and flow classification
  • Set up and solve problems using any of the multiphase flow models available in Ansys CFD software
  • Select the correct multiphase model for your Ansys CFD application

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Ansys Fluent Heat Transfer Modelling

In this course you will learn all aspects of how to use Ansys Fluent to solve heat transfer problems involving conduction, convection (forced and natural) and radiation, including heat transfer theory, definition of thermal boundary conditions, and model selection and setup for radiation and natural convection.

Topics such as conduction in moving solids and conjugate heat transfer (CHT) where solid and fluid zones are coupled, and radiation in semi-transparent media are also included.

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Ansys CFX - Getting Started

This course teaches the essential skills you will need to start performing basic computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations on your own using Ansys CFX software. Instructor demos and hands-on workshops cover every aspect of the end-to-end CFD workflow, including working with CAD models in Ansys SpaceClaim, creating quality CFD meshes with Ansys Meshing, and all aspects of performing CFD simulations in Ansys CFX.

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Introduction to Ansys SpaceClaim

This course is designed for FEA and CFD users of Ansys SpaceClaim. You will learn and achieve an understanding of the main tools in SpaceClaim to create a geometry from scratch or to clean up and prepare an imported geometry for modelling using Ansys solutions. You will also learn how to create named selections and parameters and how to import them to Ansys Workbench.

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Ansys Discovery for Simulation

Ansys Discovery is a first of its kind virtual prototyping environment providing interactive design exploration early in the development process for both structural and fluid flow analysis. This all new technology is tightly coupled with direct geometry modeling offering a highly visual platform to interact in near real time with your simulation results after geometry updates. Discovery allows engineers to quickly switch between physics adding new studies all on the same model.

This hands-on course ensures new or prospective Ansys Discovery users understand its full capabilities and how to undertake simulations efficiently and effectively.

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Introduction to Ansys DesignXplorer

Ansys DesignXplorer is a design optimisation application that operates under the Ansys Workbench environment and incorporates both traditional and nontraditional optimisation through a goal-driven approach. Ansys DesignXplorer software provides instantaneous feedback on all proposed design modifications, which dramatically decreases the number of design iterations and improves the overall design process.

Students will learn about Ansys DesignXplorer through lectures and relevant tutorials. After completing the course, attendees will be able to use Ansys DesignXplorer software to study, quantify, and graph various structural, thermal and flow responses on parts and assemblies.

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Ansys Online Training Subscription

Ansys Learning Hub

An annual subscription to the Ansys Learning Hub gives you the training resources you need to tackle current projects and development opportunities to enhance your skills in the future. Ansys Learning Hub gives you unlimited access to classroom, virtual and self-paced learning across the Ansys Software portfolio.

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ReliaSoft Training Courses

Life Data Analysis using ReliaSoft Weibull++

Life Data Analysis (also called “Weibull analysis”) is a statistical technique that is used to understand the lifetime of products. Product life can be measured in hours, miles, cycles or any other metric that applies to the period of successful operation.

This course covers the introductory theory of Life Data Analysis and gives practice with ReliaSoft Weibull++ software, with the following aims:

  • To provide understanding of the data requirements to perform analysis
  • To explain the process of performing a Life Data Analysis
  • To enable delegates to perform their own simple Life Data Analysis using Weibull++
  • To discuss the meaning of the results obtained from this type of analysis

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System Reliability Modelling using ReliaSoft BlockSim

System Reliability Modelling is the analysis of a System to understand its reliability, availability, maintainability performance. This is done through breaking the system down into subsystems, assemblies and components and their arrangement.Common methods use logic diagrams, such as reliability block diagrams (RBDs) and fault trees.

ReliaSoft BlockSim provides a comprehensive platform for system reliability, availability, maintainability and related analyses using exact computations or discrete event simulation. The software offers a sophisticated graphical interface that allows you to model the simplest or most complex systems and processes using methods such as RBDs, Fault Trees and more.

This course aims to enable delegates to:

  • Perform Reliability Block Diagram Analysis on a System with 5 components with some in series and parallel configuration
  • Perform Fault Tree Analysis a System with 5 initiating events with both Or and And gatesconfigurations.
  • Perform System RAM Improvement Analysis

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Reliability Centered Maintenance using ReliaSoft RCM++

Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM) provides a structured framework for analysing the functions and potential failures for physical assets, with a focus on preserving system functions, rather than preserving equipment. RCM is used to develop scheduled maintenance plans that will provide an acceptable level of operability, with an acceptable level of risk, in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

This 2-day course covers the fundamental RCM framework and key features of ReliaSoft RCM++ with the following aims:

  • Enable delegates to apply the RCM process to their own assets in order to identify appropriate maintenance tasks
  • Make delegated comfortable entering and recalling records in ReliaSoft RCM++

Attendees will learn the RCM method and have hands-on practice with the ReliaSoft RCM++ software, working with real-world maintenance data examples.

This course aims to enable delegates to:

  • Develop a scheduled maintenance plan for a physical asset that will provided an acceptable level of functionality, with an acceptable level of risk, in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
  • Evaluate whether preventive maintenance is appropriate and determine optimum maintenance interval.
  • Promote analysis processes that are more efficient and more effective, utilising lessons learned from past analysis when applicable.

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Moldex3D Training Courses

Moldex3D - Introduction

Wilde Analysis is the first and only UK & Ireland Moldex3D Authorised Certification Centre.

In this course, you will learn features, functionalities and workflows in Moldex3D using both eDesign and BLM meshes.

The format of the course is a mix of theory and practical workshop exercises, with the following benefits:

  • Understanding the basics of the injection moulding processes and mould design
  • Understanding the capability of Moldex3D simulation technology
  • The ability to independently set up an analysis, integrate the results and recognise the potential issues, and implement solutions.

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Moldex3D Plastics Training Subscription

Moldex3D Plastics E-Learning (MPE)

Injection molding is a complex process that can take years to master. Moldex3D Plastics E-learning (MPE) is a unique training resource providing instant and in-depth learning capabilities, supporting the enhancement of plastic injection molding knowledge and professional skills development within your organisation. MPE is a digital learning platform that allows you to develop your knowledge of tooling, molding and associated topics with feature-rich content available on-demand.

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DEFORM Training Courses

DEFORM Introduction (2D/3D)

This course will cover the standard training for DEFORM-2D and DEFORM-3D,  covering all the skills you need to get started modelling metal-forming process chains

The content presents comprehensive coverage of the DEFORM Integrated Manufacturing Process interface and covers a broad range of applications.

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DEFORM Advanced (2D/3D)

This course will cover a selection of advanced topics, DEFORM modules and specialised operation templates. The content will be determined by attendees needs, with typical topics including:

  • Microstructure
  • Ring rolling
  • Shape rolling
  • Cogging
  • Machining
  • Advanced heating models (induction/resistance)
  • DEFORM User Subroutines
  • Heat Treatment
  • Design of Experiments (DOE)

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PLAXIS Training Courses

Introduction to Finite Element Method in Geotechnical Engineering

Featuring a combination of lectures, discussion and PLAXIS-based workshops, this interactive two-day course covers the background required to practice responsible numerical modelling of soil structures to predict deformation and stability.

Topics include:

  • Introduction to the FE method as applied to geotechnics
  • Constitutive laws – Background on material modelling
  • Nonlinear analysis and solution methods
  • Drained and undrained modelling
  • Practical examples on the use of FE for geotechnics

Scheduled Classroom Course: 13-14 July 2022

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PLAXIS 2D - Introduction

PLAXIS 2D is becoming the foremost tool for the analysis of deformation and stability in geotechnical engineering. By attending this one-day course, delegates will be tutored in how to build and assess many of the most common geotechnical structures within PLAXIS 2D.

Fundamental techniques in building, running and analysing finite element models will be covered. The influence of material model choice, pore pressures and seepage will be discussed. Hands on workshops will be utilised in order to develop practical experience of the use of PLAXIS 2D.

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PLAXIS 3D - Introduction

PLAXIS 3D is an important tool allowing the user to determine the deformation and stability of geotechnical structures in situations in which the assumption of a 2D slice is not realistic.

Whilst attending this one-day course delegates will be guided through the procedure of developing and meshing high quality geometry for PLAXIS 3D in applications such as retaining walls, embankments, tunnels, deep and shallow foundations. The influence of material model choice, pore pressures and seepage will be discussed. Hands on workshops will be utilised in order to develop practical experience of the use of PLAXIS 3D.

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Modelling Groundwater

This 1 day course has been designed for delegates involved with geotechnical design wanting an introduction to modelling groundwater using PLAXIS.

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Modelling Dams and Embankments

This 1 day course has been designed for delegates involved with geotechnical design wanting an introduction to modelling dams and embankments using PLAXIS.

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Modelling Excavations and Foundations

This 1 day training course has been designed for delegates involved with geotechnical design wanting an introduction to modelling excavations and foundations using PLAXIS.

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Simulation and Design Training

FEA Principles

Learning or reviewing the fundamentals of finite element analysis (FEA), including best practice, will enable you to get the most out of your own simulation software or assess the FEA undertaken by others with confidence.

This concise, independent, software-neutral course will provide you with a solid foundation in the basic theory and application of the finite element method to structural mechanics – helping you to run and critically evaluate simulations effectively and accurately.

The training sessions combine formal presentations with a number of practical workshops to reinforce learning.

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CFD Principles

Learning or reviewing the fundamentals of computational fluid dynamics (CFD), including best practice, will enable you to get the most out of your own simulation software or assess the CFD undertaken by others with confidence.

This concise, independent, software-neutral course will provide you with a solid foundation in the basic theory and application of CFD methods – helping you to run and critically evaluate simulations effectively and accurately.

The training sessions combine formal presentations with a number of practical workshops to reinforce learning.

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Design Principles for Injection Molding

Defective plastic parts are often only found late in the day and after significant investment of time and money.

This  well established course will help you develop an understanding of the causes of part defects and how to avoid them. Common plastic part defects will be explored and solutions developed, enabling attendees to design plastic parts with confidence.

This course will also introduce the application of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) tools to identify issues early in the design cycle.

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Fatigue Assessment

Fatigue is the most common cause of structural failure in parts subjected to repeated loadings.

During this concise one day course, you will learn about the fundamentals of fatigue and the methodologies which can be used to predict the number of cycles before failure occurs.

With the knowledge gained, you will be suitably equipped to design against fatigue failures.

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ASME Design by Analysis

ASME first issued a Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (BPVC) almost 100 years ago to support safety requirements and encourage technology development. Today, ASME VIII is the most used code for designing pressure vessels, with 3 Divisions covering specific applications and approaches. Furthermore, ASME VIII is also frequently applied by engineers when assessing a wide range of other structures.

This independent, software-neutral course will give you a concise and practical introduction to the scope and purpose of ASME VIII Div. 2: Design by Analysis rules and how to meet their requirements using Finite Element Analysis (FEA).

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Design for Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)

The field of electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) is a critical yet often ignored technical discipline. Every person involved in the development, manufacture and through life support of a product can have a significant but unknowing effect on the EMC performance of a product.

By attending this short course you will gain a general background into the causes, effects and mitigation of EMC.

The use of modelling and trials, as methods of verifying the EMC design of a product, will be introduced and discussed.

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Reliability Analysis Training

Design for Reliability - Fundamentals

Design for Reliability is a process that encompasses tools and procedures to ensure that a product meets its reliability requirements, under its use environment, for the duration of its lifetime. Design for Reliability is implemented in the design stage of a product to proactively improve product reliability, by seeking to minimise weaknesses in design.

This 1-day course covers the fundamentals of the Design for Reliability process, with the following aims:

  • Introduce Reliability Engineering principles (objectives, terminology, definitions).
  • Describe the elements of a Design for Reliability process and how they work together.
  • Provide awareness of typical Reliability Engineering tools that help identify, monitor and manage risks.
  • Demonstrate how reliability can be quantified.

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FMEA Process - Fundamentals

Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) is bottom up, inductive failure analysis that considers the effect that failure of lower level components and assemblies will have on the overall system. This technique is used across engineering to understand how systems can fail, the causes of failure and to identify the best ways to reduce risk.

Ths 1 day course covers the fundamental FMEA process, with the following aims:

  • Familiarise delegates with the terminology used with FMEA
  • Explain the purpose and approaches of FMEA in Reliability Engineering
  • Introduce the core components of FMEA
  • Discuss how risks can be prioritised
  • Discuss the activities that should follow the analysis process

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FMEA Facilitation - Fundamentals

Failure Mode Effect Analysis is most effective when developed by a multi-discipline team that is facilitated by a skilled chairman. It is important that the chairman guides the team through analysis and ensures that effort is focused on achieving workshop objectives.

This 1-day course covers the essential skills required to lead effective FMEA workshops.

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Fault Tree Analysis - Fundamentals

Fault Tree Analysis is a top down, deductive failure analysis that identifies combinations of events that would lead to an undesired system event. This technique is mainly used in safety and reliability engineering to understand how systems can fail, to identify the best ways to reduce risk and quantify the probability of undesired events.

This 1-day course covers the fundamentals of Fault Tree Analysis with the following aims:

  • Familiarise delegates with Fault Tree Analysis principles (terminology, process, symbols).
  • To equip delegates with the skills to construct a basic fault tree.
  • To enable delegates to evaluate basic fault trees numerically.

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RAM Analysis - Fundamentals

Reliability Engineering emphasises dependability in the lifecycle management of a product, where it is essential to consider the Reliability, Availability and Maintainability (RAM) characteristics. RAM analysis contains a number of techniques that help engineers understand the risks that will prevent dependable operation of a system by assessing failure modes, frequencies and consequences.

This course introduces some of the key elements of a RAM analysis, giving hands on practice of performing a simple analysis using ReliaSoft tools

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Design of Experiments - Fundamentals

Design of Experiments (DOE) is a procedure to planning, designing and analysing experiments to effectively and efficiently draw valid and statistically sound conclusions.

This 1 day course aims to:

  • Familiarise delegates with DOE principles and terminology (randomisation, replication, blocking, factors, effects, interactions, ANOVA, hypothesis testing)
  • Provide statistical background theory in order to understand DOE process and development
  • Demonstrate the steps of a full factorial experiment design in order to optimise response to key factors
  • Analysis of results using hypothesis test plots and regression modelling
  • Explain the purpose of non full factorial designs

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Reliability Engineering for Asset Performance Management - Fundamentals

Asset Performance Management (APM) is a process that encompasses tools and procedures to maintain or improve an assets’ reliability, maintainability and/or availability with respect to its requirements, under its use environment, for the duration of its lifetime. APM is intended to be applied to an asset in an operational environment. Whilst many elements are involved in APM, Reliability Engineering is a central element to success.

This 1-day course covers the fundamentals of Reliability Engineering for Asset Performance Management process, with the following aims:

  • Introduce Reliability Engineering principles (objectives, terminology, definitions).
  • Describe the elements of an Asset Performance Management process and how they work together.
  • Provide awareness of typical Reliability Engineering tools that help identify, monitor and manage risks.
  • Demonstrate how reliability, maintainability and availability can be quantified.

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Certificate in Reliability and Functional Safety

The certificate is aimed at those requiring an in-depth knowledge of the subject such that they may become lead practitioners within an organisation or embark on consultancy in the field.

The syllabus includes:

  • Reliability parameters and their manipulation
  • Statistical data analysis, test plans and reliability growth
  • Reliability modelling & quantification
  • Reliability centred maintenance
  • IEC 61508 Functional Safety requirements
  • Hazard identification and SIL targeting
  • Assessment of safe failure fraction
  • Demonstration of ALARP
  • Control of systematic failures
  • Life-cycle activities & Functional Safety Capability

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Software Assurance - Introduction

This course provides a simple and practical view and appreciation for the assurance of software and programmable elements. The scope covers the decomposition of software requirements and the traceability to demonstration of compliance.

The tuition is aligned with a traditional industry ‘V’ model development cycle, but also considers the assurance of Agile methods. Industry good practice standards are discussed including IEC61508, RTCA DO178C / DO254 and the UK MoD standard 00:055.

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Safety Analysis Training

Hazard and Operability Studies (HAZOP) - Introduction

This course is intended for participants with little or no experience of using HAZOP as well as managers, supervisors, engineers and technicians with at least a little understanding of both engineering design and technical safety (for example, interlocks, permissives and trips). This includes for the system to be studied an understanding of:

  • the engineering principles
  • the design intent
  • the design representation of the system being studied, for example a detailed assembly drawing and the modes of

Course topics include:

  • The essential basics of the HAZOP technique
  • Inputs required for HAZOP
  • Outputs from HAZOP
  • Whether HAZOP is an appropriate technique for the safety study of the system
  • When and how to use HAZOP

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Process Safety Management - Fundamentals

Process Safety Management (PSM) is a key leading indicator for plants which are exposed to hazards as a result of their operations. These hazards include flammable and explosive materials, high pressure, high and low temperatures, contaminants and toxic substances.

This interactive 2 day course is designed to enhance PSM awareness so as to drive down the incidence of lagging indicators, such as Demand on Safety systems and minor LOPC, which lead inexorably to damage, injury and fatality. The course will cover the various aspects of process safety, helping delegates to understand the importance of process and personal safety as well as the need for effective reporting and follow-up of process safety incidents and near misses.

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Functional Safety: IEC 61508/61511 - Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) for the Process Industry Sector

Asset owners and their staff need to consider safety instrumented systems and safety instrumented functions as vital components within process safety.

The risks to health, safety and the environmental are required to be reduced to an acceptable level, So Far As Is Reasonably Practicable (SFAIRP) or As Low As Reasonable Practicable (ALARP). It is also recommended that any commercial risk to companies should be reduced to acceptable levels for the relevant business.

This two day course, which includes IEC 61511 Edition 2 (2016) latest information, will provide you with fundamental awareness and knowledge of the principal requirements of IEC 61508 and 61511.

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Functional Safety: IEC 61513 - Instrumentation & Control for Systems Important to Safety in Nuclear Power Plants

This course is designed to provide an overview of the overall safety lifecycle of instrumentation and control systems important to safety at Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs), focusing on Nuclear Safety and Security.

The comprehensive agenda will help you understand the recommendations and limitations regarding the application of the IEC6 61513:2013 standard. This standard is recognised by the UK Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) as the key standard defining the requirements for instrumentation and control for systems important to safety at NPPs.

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Alarm Systems Management - Aligned with EEMUA 191

Alarm Systems Management is a concise one-day training course aimed at helping prevent accidents similar to the explosion and fires at the Milford Haven refinery in the UK in 1994. This serious incident injured twenty six people, caused damage of the order of €50 million and resulted in the loss of a large amount of production.

The tuition sessions provide simple and practical guidance on how to recognise and deal with typical human-factor problems involving alarm systems. Its scope covers many sectors, including the energy, process, transport and utilities industries.

The tuition is aligned with EEMUA 191, the globally accepted and leading guide to good practice for all aspects of alarm systems, issued by the EEMUA (Engineering Equipment and Materials Users Association)

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Control Room Design - Aligned with EEMUA 201

Control Room Design can have a big influence on the ability of the Control Room Operators to perform their role effectively. In particular:

  • A good quality HMI can ensure they have the data they need in a useful format;
  • The working environment can affect health and alertness;
  • Physical design and provision of equipment can support effective communication.

Control room design is a one day course that will introduce the up to date guidance on control room design. It is aimed at people engaged in reviewing existing control rooms or designing new or modified control rooms.

The tuition is aligned with the 3rd Edition of EEMUA 201 published in 2019, a leading guide to good practice for all aspects of control room design issued by the EEMUA (Engineering Equipment and Materials Users Association). Wilde was instrumental in developing this latest edition of the guidance along with active involvement of the EEMUA membership, experienced control room operators, ergonomists, designers and the HSE.

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FMEA Process - Fundamentals

Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) is bottom up, inductive failure analysis that considers the effect that failure of lower level components and assemblies will have on the overall system. This technique is used across engineering to understand how systems can fail, the causes of failure and to identify the best ways to reduce risk.

Ths 1 day course covers the fundamental FMEA process, with the following aims:

  • Familiarise delegates with the terminology used with FMEA
  • Explain the purpose and approaches of FMEA in Reliability Engineering
  • Introduce the core components of FMEA
  • Discuss how risks can be prioritised
  • Discuss the activities that should follow the analysis process

Key terminology and process steps will be covered, along with covering additional tools that support completion of the analysis.

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FMEA Facilitation - Fundamentals

Failure Mode Effect Analysis is most effective when developed by a multi-discipline team that is facilitated by a skilled chairman. It is important that the chairman guides the team through analysis and ensures that effort is focused on achieving workshop objectives.

This 1-day course covers the essential skills required to lead effective FMEA workshops.

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Fault Tree Analysis - Fundamentals

Fault Tree Analysis is a top down, deductive failure analysis that identifies combinations of events that would lead to an undesired system event. This technique is mainly used in safety and reliability engineering to understand how systems can fail, to identify the best ways to reduce risk and quantify the probability of undesired events.

This 1-day course covers the fundamentals of Fault Tree Analysis with the following aims:

  • Familiarise delegates with Fault Tree Analysis principles (terminology, process, symbols).
  • To equip delegates with the skills to construct a basic fault tree.
  • To enable delegates to evaluate basic fault trees numerically.

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Software Assurance - Introduction

This course provides a simple and practical view and appreciation for the assurance of software and programmable elements. The scope covers the decomposition of software requirements and the traceability to demonstration of compliance.

The tuition is aligned with a traditional industry ‘V’ model development cycle, but also considers the assurance of Agile methods. Industry good practice standards are discussed including IEC61508, RTCA DO178C / DO254 and the UK MoD standard 00:055.

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Certificate in Reliability and Functional Safety

This Certificate is aimed at those requiring an in-depth knowledge of the subject such that they may become lead practitioners within an organisation or embark on consultancy in the field.

The syllabus includes:

  • Reliability parameters and their manipulation
  • Statistical data analysis, test plans and reliability growth
  • Reliability modelling & quantification
  • Reliability centred maintenance
  • IEC 61508 Functional Safety requirements
  • Hazard identification and SIL targeting
  • Assessment of safe failure fraction
  • Demonstration of ALARP
  • Control of systematic failures
  • Life-cycle activities & Functional Safety Capability

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Open Training Course Timetable 2022

Our most popular open courses are scheduled to run on the following dates this year.

Course Title Next Start Date Course Duration Training Location
Design for Injection Moulding | Training Course (Online) » 5th July 2022 2 Sessions over 2 Consecutive Days Online Register here »
Ansys Mechanical Topology | Training Course (Classroom) » 12th July 2022 2 Days Wilde Analysis Classroom Facilities Sold Out
Design for Reliability Fundamentals | Training Course (Online) » 12th July 2022 1 Day Online Register here »
Introduction to Finite Element Method in Geotechnical Engineering | Training Course (Classroom) » 13th July 2022 2 Days University of Warwick Register here »
Fatigue Assessment | Training Course (Online) » 13th July 2022 2 Sessions over 2 Consecutive Days Online Register here »
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DEFORM Advanced | Training Course (Classroom) » 9th August 2022 1 Day Wilde Analysis Classroom (Stockport) Register here »
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CFD Principles | Training Course (Online) » 17th August 2022 3 Sessions over 3 Consecutive Days Online Register here »
Ansys Mechanical Basic Structural Nonlinearities | Training Course (Online) » 23rd August 2022 4 Sessions over 4 Consecutive Days Online Register here »
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Design for Reliability Fundamentals | Training Course (Classroom) » 23rd August 2022 1 Day Wilde Analysis Classroom Facilities Register here »
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Ansys Fluent - Getting Started | Training Course (Classroom) » 30th August 2022 2 Days Wilde Analysis Classroom Facilities Register here »
Ansys CFX - Getting Started | Training Course (Online) » 30th August 2022 4 Sessions over 4 Consecutive Days Online Sold Out
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DEFORM Introduction 2D/3D | Training Course (Online) » 20th September 2022 3 Sessions over 3 Consecutive Days Online Register here »
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Ansys Fluent - Getting Started | Training Course (Online) » 27th September 2022 4 Sessions over 4 Consecutive Days Online Register here »
DEFORM Introduction 2D/3D | Training Course (Classroom) » 27th September 2022 3 Days Wilde Analysis Classroom Facilities Register here »
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Ansys CFX - Getting Started | Training Course (Classroom) » 11th October 2022 2 Days Wilde Analysis Classroom Facilities Register here »
Moldex3D Introduction | Training Course (Online) » 19th October 2022 3 Sessions over 3 Consecutive Days Online Register here »

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