Course: ANSYS Software

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Course title ANSYS Software
Course code KMA/ANS
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Netuka Horymír, RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Ženčák Pavel, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Becoming familiar with ANSYS and its possibilities. 2. Basic principles of the finite element method. 3. ANSYS workbench and coordinate systems. 4. Finite elements and their parameters, material attributes. 5. Geometric model creation. 6. Finite element modelling, meshing. 7. Application of boundary conditions and solution of the resulting system of equations. 8. Data evaluation and visualization. 9. Examples of solution for various types of application: static structural analysis, modal analysis - evaluation of eigenfrequencies and vibrations, heat transfer - steady and unsteady, etc.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Demonstration
  • Attendace - 39 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Course Credit - 50 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Become acquainted with a world-wide using software based on the finite element method.
Knowledge Gain knowledge about software system ANSYS in order to solve physical and engineering applications.
Knowledge concerning numerical methods and the finite element method are welcomed, but not necessary. Elemental experience with computation on PC.

Assessment methods and criteria
Seminar Work

Credit: the student has to compute a given example or to do a seminar work.
Recommended literature
  • ANSYS 11.0 Online Documentation.
  • E. Madenci, I. Guven. (2006). The finite element method and applications in engineering using ANSYS. Springer.
  • N. Nakasone, T. A. Stolarski, S. Yoshimoto. (2006). Engineering analysis with ANSYS software. Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann.
  • S. Moaveni. (1999). Finite element analysis. Theory and application with ANSYS. Prentice-Hall.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Mathematics and Applications (1) Mathematics courses 3 Winter
Faculty of Science Computer Science (2015) Informatics courses - Winter
Faculty of Science Applied Mathematics (2014) Mathematics courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Science Applied Computer Science (1) Informatics courses - Winter