Course detail


FAST-5D7Acad. year: 2020/2021

Programs for solving static and dynamic problems. ANSYS program system. Commands, GUI, online help and manuals. Introduction to ANSYS. Sculpting of complex models considering 3D solid. Library of elements, model generation, meshing. Imposition of loads and boundary conditions. Solution, postprocessing of results.


Institute of Structural Mechanics (STM)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.


Manage PC, Advance mechanics theory, fundaments of dynamics.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

ANSYS, Theory Reference,. ANSYS, Inc., Canonsburg, PA, 1999
ANSYS, Elements Reference. ANSYS, Inc., Canonsburg, PA, 1999
ANSYS, Commands Reference, Release 5.6. ANSYS, Inc., Canonsburg, PA, 1999

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1.Introduction to ANSYS menu.
2.Model definition, element selection, load, and boundary conditions.
3.Plane stress, compare results with beam theory.
4.Plate structure, symmetry boundary condition, plot internal forces and displacements.
5.Eigenvalue buckling, parametric study.
6.Model of complex geometry structure.
7.Torsionaly loaded beam – different dimension models.
8.Solving table foundation using solid elements, static and modal analysis.
9.Harmonic analysis of table foundation.
10.Simple transient analysis.
11.Thermal analysis, thermal load.
12.Solution of individual task.
13.Conclusion, credit.


To get additional FEM knowledge, practical use of this method, introduce to FEM programs, preprocessor, solver, postprocessor, Computational model design, static and dynamics task solution, learned skills helps to understand static and dynamics behavior of structure, learn control of ANSYS program based on FEM.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Type of course unit



13 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer