Cornell University is offering free online course on A Hands-on Introduction to Engineering Simulations. Students will learn how to perform engineering simulations using a powerful tool from ANSYS, Inc. This is a problem-based course where you‡ll learn by doing.
In this six-week course, applicants will learn how to analyze real-world engineering problems using ANSYS simulation software and gain important professional skills sought by employers.
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Course At A Glance
Length: 6 weeks
Effort: 4-6 hours pw
Institution: Cornell University and edx
Certificate Available: Yes, Add a Verified Certificate for $49
Session: Course Starts on Self-Paced
Cornell University, a world renowned and diverse Ivy League institution, is a community of scholars known for intellectual rigor and engaged in deep and broad research, teaching tomorrow’s thought leaders to think otherwise, care for others, and create and disseminate knowledge with a public purpose.
About This Course
The focus will be on understanding what‡s under the blackbox so as to move beyond garbage-in, garbage-out. Students will practice using a common solution approach to problems involving different physics: structural mechanics, fluid dynamics and heat transfer.
Why Take This Course?
This course teaches fundamental concepts and tool use in an integrated fashion using the power of online learning. All learners will have access to a free download of ANSYS Student.
- Big ideas in finite-element analysis and computational fluid dynamics
- Structural mechanics simulations using ANSYS Mechanical™
- Fluid dynamics simulations using ANSYS Fluent™
- Mathematical models underlying simulations
- Building simulations of real-world applications using ANSYS® software
- Verification and validation of simulations including checking against hand calculations
- How to approach engineering analysis and simulations like an expert
Rajesh is Swanson Director of Engineering Simulation and Senior Lecturer in the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Cornell University. He holds a B. Tech degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and a Ph.D.
- High school physics including Newton‡s second law
- Differential and integral calculus
- Basic matrix algebra
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