Training Schedule

Getting Started with FORGE NxT

Winter 2020: Expired, was on 12/1/2020
Summer 2021: 06/01/2021

2 sessions [10-12pm CST // 1-3pm CST]
Additional session to be scheduled with trainer

Difficulty: Basic
Description
Focus on new users. Covers the basics for pre and post-processing.

Duration
Onsite: 2 Days
Online: 2 sessions (2 hours each) + 1 session optional

1st session: data setup (pre-processor)
2nd session: results analysis (post-processor)
3rd session: customized industrial case - Not available for Corporate Training

Finite Element Modeling Fundamentals


1 session [10-12pm CST OR 1-3pm CST]

Difficulty: Basic
Description
Focus on FEM. Best for new users with no experience in FEA.

Duration
Onsite: 1/2 day
Online: 1 session (2 hours)

1st session: Introduction to FEM, main models used by the solver

Mastering FORGE ® NxT

Winter 2020: Expired, was on 12/02/2020
Summer 2021: 06/02/2021

2 sessions [10-12pm CST // 1-3pm CST]
Additional session to be scheduled with trainer

Difficulty: Intermediate

Description
Focus on experienced users.
General review of the main advanced pre and post-processing tools and the most common advanced software features. Highly customizable.

Duration
Onsite: 2 Days
Online: 2 sessions (2 hours each) + 1 session optional

1st session: advanced pre and post-processing
2nd session: global review for advanced features
3rd session: customized industrial case - Not available for Corporate Training

Mastering Die Stress Analysis

Winter 2020: 12/03/2020
Summer 2021: 06/03/2021

2 sessions [10-12pm CST // 1-3pm CST]

Difficulty: Intermediate
Description
Focus on the dies.
Complete explanation of all the die analysis models available in Forge.

Duration
Onsite: 1 Day
Online: 2 sessions (2 hours each)

1st session: dies mesh, rigid approach, coupled and uncoupled approach
2nd session: comparison between models, pre-stressed dies, thermal steady state, wear computation

Mastering Closed Die Forging

2 sessions [10-12pm CST // 1-3pm CST]
Additional session to be scheduled with trainer

Difficulty: Intermediate
Description
Focus on the specifics for Closed Die Forging, including: pre-forming, die analysis, importing material data and meshing best practices.

Duration
Onsite: 2 Days
Online: 3 sessions (2 hours each)

1st session: Pre-forming specifics (cross wedge rolling/reducer rolling), material data (what is available & how to edit)
2nd session: die analysis (detailed review), mesh optimization, reporting (advanced postprocessing, automatic reports)
3rd session: customized industrial case

Mastering the Rolling Mill (Flat & Long Products)

Online: 2 sessions (2 hours each)

Difficulty: Intermediate
Description
Full review of the Rolling Mill process in Forge NxT from the basics to the most advanced features.

Duration
Onsite: 1 Day
Online: 2 sessions (2 hours each)

1st session: basic data setup & results analysis in rolling mill simulations
2nd session: specific features and best practices for rolling mill simulations

Mastering Cold Forming

Online: 2 sessions (2 hours each)

Difficulty: Intermediate
Description
Focus on the specifics for Cold Forming, including: pre-stressing dies, hardness evolution and cold material rheology.

Duration
Onsite: 1 Day
Online: 2 sessions (2 hours each)

1st session: methods to pre-stressing dies, coupled die analysis, hardness evolution, reporting (automatic reports)
2nd session: cold material rheology, customized industrial case

Mastering Open Die Forging

Winter 2020: 12/04/2020
Summer 2021: 06/04/2021

2 sessions [10-12pm CST // 1-3pm CST]
Additional session to be scheduled with trainer

Difficulty: Advanced
Description
Focus on Open Die Forging template.
Review of how to adapt to the specifics of your process.

Duration
Onsite: 2 Days
Online: 3 sessions (2 hours each)

1st session: Cogging & becking specifics, multipass press files, Bi-mesh definition
2nd session: recrystallization, reporting (advanced postprocessing, automatic reports)
3rd session: customized industrial case - Not available for Corporate Training

Mastering Ring Rolling

Winter 2020: 12/04/2020
Summer 2021: 06/04/2021

2 sessions [10-12pm CST // 1-3pm CST]
Additional session to be scheduled with trainer

Difficulty: Advanced
Description
Focus on Ring Rolling templates.
Review of all the specifics for the two templates available including its advanced features

Duration
Onsite: 2 Days
Online: 3 sessions (2 hours each)

1st session: introduction to the process, ring structured mesh, generic template
2nd session: advanced features, rolling mill template
3rd session: customized industrial case - Not available for Corporate Training

Mastering Heat Treatment - Steel Alloys (and/or Aluminum)

Winter 2020: 12/08/2020
Summer 2021: 06/08/2021

2 sessions [10-12pm CST // 1-3pm CST]
Additional session for Aluminum to be scheduled with trainer

Difficulty: Advanced
Description
Review of all the Heat Treatment simulations that can be simulated in Forge NxT.

Duration
Onsite: 2 Days
Online: 3 sessions (2 hours each)

1st session: material data, quenching, advanced quenching (air + water, sprays …), recrystallization
2nd session: austenization, carburizing, tempering, chaining heat treatments
3rd session: heat treatments dedicated to Aluminum - Not available for Corporate Training

Getting started with Induction Heating

Winter 2020: 12/09/2020
Summer 2021: 06/09/2021

2 sessions [10-12pm CST // 1-3pm CST]
Additional session for Aluminum to be scheduled with trainer

Difficulty: Advanced
Description
Complete analysis of the Induction phenomena and how to simulate it in Forge NxT.

Duration
Onsite: 2 Days
Online: 3 sessions (2 hours each)

1st session: induction modelling in Forge, electromagnetic & thermal templates
2nd session: advanced features, kinematics, phase transformation, latest features
3rd session: customized industrial case - Not available for Corporate Training

Getting started with Induction Heating

Winter 2020: 12/09/2020
Summer 2021: 06/09/2021

2 sessions [10-12pm CST // 1-3pm CST]
Additional session for Aluminum to be scheduled with trainer

Difficulty: Advanced
Description
Complete analysis of the Induction phenomena and how to simulate it in Forge NxT.

Duration
Onsite: 2 Days
Online: 3 sessions (2 hours each)

1st session: induction modelling in Forge, electromagnetic & thermal templates
2nd session: advanced features, kinematics, phase transformation, latest features
3rd session: customized industrial case - Not available for Corporate Training

Getting started with Automatic Optimization

Winter 2020: 12/10/2020
Summer 2021: 06/10/2021

2 sessions [10-12pm CST // 1-3pm CST]
Additional session for Aluminum to be scheduled with trainer

Difficulty: Expert
Description
Review of the Optimization module.
Provides the basics to create your own automatic optimizations.

Duration
Onsite: 2 Days
Online: 3 sessions (2 hours each)

1st session: Glpre (data setup), INOVA (results analysis), optimization model
2nd session: common optimization cases
3rd session: customized industrial case - Not available for Corporate Training

Developing your own User Routines

Winter 2020: 12/11/2020
Summer 2021: 06/11/2021

2 sessions [10-12pm CST // 1-3pm CST]

Difficulty: Expert
Description
Focus on User Routines.
Full review of the user variable and user routine concept and how to develop your own.

Duration
Onsite: 1 Day
Online: 2 sessions (2 hours each)

1st session: user variable and user routine concepts, 2D & 3D user routines
2nd session: default user routines, user routine examples, python console

Getting Started with THERCAST for Ingot Casting

2 sessions [10-12pm CST // 1-3pm CST]
Additional session for Aluminum to be scheduled with trainer

Difficulty: Basic
Description
Focus on new users.
Covers the basics for simulation setup and analysis.

Duration
Onsite: 2 Days
Online: 3 sessions (2 hours each)

1st session: data setup
2nd session: results analysis
3rd session: customized industrial case

Getting Started with THERCAST for Continuous Casting

2 sessions [10-12pm CST // 1-3pm CST]
Additional session for Aluminum to be scheduled with trainer

Difficulty: Basic
Description
Focus on new users.
Covers the basics for simulation setup and analysis.

Duration
Onsite: 2 Days
Online: 3 sessions (2 hours each)

1st session: data setup (pre-processor)
2nd session: results analysis (post-processor)
3rd session: customized industrial case

Getting started with COLDFORM ® NxT

2 sessions [10-12pm CST // 1-3pm CST]
Additional session for Aluminum to be scheduled with trainer

Difficulty: Basic
Description
Focus on new users.
Covers the basics for simulation setup and analysis.

Duration
Onsite: 2 Days
Online: 3 sessions (2 hours each)

1st session: data setup (pre-processor)
2nd session: results analysis (post-processor)
3rd session: customized industrial case

Mastering COLDFORM ® NxT

2 sessions [10-12pm CST // 1-3pm CST]
Additional session for Aluminum to be scheduled with trainer

Difficulty: Intermediate
Description
Focus on experienced users.
General review of the main advanced setup and analysis tools and the most common software features. Highly customizable.

Duration
Onsite: 2 Days
Online: 3 sessions (2 hours each)

1st session: advanced setup and analysis tools
2nd session: global review for advanced features
3rd session: customized industrial case

Getting started with REM3D

2 sessions [10-12pm CST // 1-3pm CST]
Additional session for Aluminum to be scheduled with trainer

Difficulty: Basic
Description
Focus on new users.
Covers the basics for simulation setup and analysis.

Duration
Onsite: 2 Days
Online: 3 sessions (2 hours each)

1st session: data setup
2nd session: results analysis
3rd session: customized industrial case

Getting started with SIMHEAT

2 sessions [10-12pm CST // 1-3pm CST]
Additional session for Aluminum to be scheduled with trainer

Difficulty: Basic
Description
Focus on new users.
Covers the basics for simulation setup and analysis.

Duration
Onsite: 2 Days
Online: 3 sessions (2 hours each)

1st session: data setup
2nd session: results analysis
3rd session: customized industrial case

Getting started with TRANSWELD

2 sessions [10-12pm CST // 1-3pm CST]
Additional session for Aluminum to be scheduled with trainer

Difficulty: Basic
Description
Focus on new users.
Covers the basics for simulation setup and analysis.

Duration
Onsite: 2 Days
Online: 3 sessions (2 hours each)

1st session: data setup
2nd session: results analysis
3rd session: customized industrial case

Getting started with DIGIMU

2 sessions [10-12pm CST // 1-3pm CST]
Additional session for Aluminum to be scheduled with trainer

Difficulty: Basic
Description
Focus on new users.
Covers the basics for simulation setup and analysis.

Duration
Onsite: 2 Days
Online: 3 sessions (2 hours each)

1st session: data setup
2nd session: results analysis
3rd session: customized industrial case