Training Courses

Online, Central

Autodesk Inventor Nastran New User

10/6/2022 - 10/7/2022
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Online, Central


Location: Online
Category: Manufacturing
Prerequisite: An understanding of 3d Modeling using Autodesk Inventor or SolidWorks preferred, but not required
Manual: Nastran InCad Essentials
Length: 2 days (8.5 hours each)
8 hour session days include a 30 minute break for lunch. (Note: Starting times for online training vary. Click the register button to see the class time and duration.)

Course Overview:

The Autodesk® Nastran In-CAD® New User course will cover the basic material everyone needs to know to use Autodesk® Nastran In-CAD®, including best practices and explanations of the fundamental concepts. You will learn how to create Mechanical simulations for a variety of scenarios, including both linear and non-linear static stress, dynamics, fatigue, and impact analyses. The course will transition from basic model setup and best practices for linear static stress analyses to more advanced analysis types.

Topics include:

  • Introduction to Autodesk Nastran In-CAD
  • FEA Basics
  • The Autodesk Nastran In-CAD User Interface
  • Best Practices for Linear Static Stress Analyses
  • Post-Processing and Results Review
  • Meshing and Mesh Refinement
  • Contact Modeling
  • Analysis Settings
  • Modal Analyses
  • Modal Avoidance and Design Iterations
  • Dynamic Fatigue
  • Nonlinear Large Displacement
  • Material Nonlinearities
  • Impact Analyses


Time Zone
  • CT