Testing and Analysis of Structural Plastics for Users of ANSYS


This training course is available to ANSYS users. ANSYS, Inc. (www.ansys.com) teams with Axel Product, Inc. (www.axelproducts.com) to offer this course that covers material testing, material modeling and finite element analysis of structural plastics.

This workshop is held at the Axel Products facility in Ann Arbor, MI.

Workshop Outline

  • Uniaxial Behavior of Plastics
    • General Behavior
    • Rate Dependence
    • Temperature Dependence
  • Laboratory Experiments
    • Simple Tension
    • Loading-unloading
    • Compression
    • Shear
    • Strain Fields with Digital Image Corrolation
    • Friction
  • Cyclic Behavior of Plastics
    • Simple Loading-unloading Behavior
    • Repeated Cyclic Behavior
    • Creep and Relaxation
  • Topics Include
    • Small Deformation Plasticity
    • Pressure Dependent Plasticity
    • Why do compression e analyst?Large Deformation Elasticity and Plasticity
    • Rate Dependent Plasticity

To Register for this Workshop:

picture of 7 students in testing and analysis of structural plastics for users of ANSYS workshop classroom

Analysis in the ANSYS Workshop

picture of plastic simple tension specimen in test fixture with lateral strain measurement device to generate data for finite element analysis with ANSYS

Plastic Experiments to Generate Data appropriate for Finite Element Analysis with ANSYS