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Introduction to LS-PrePost®

Instructors

  • Philip Ho
  • Quan­qinq Yan

Price

  • No fee

What's Included

  • One day of in­struc­tion
  • Class notes
  • Thir­ty-day de­mo li­cense
  • Con­ti­nen­tal break­fast
  • Lunch

Introduction to LS-PrePost®

Syllabus

This class will teach you how to pre­pare key­word in­put files for LS-DY­NA® and to post-process the re­sults us­ing LS-Pre­Post.

Content

  1. Overview
    1. GUI (graph­i­cal user in­ter­face) Tour
    2. Tran­si­tion Tips (old v2.4 in­ter­face to v4.x new in­ter­face)
    3. Menus & Tool­bars
  2. Gen­er­al Op­er­a­tions
    1. Part Se­lec­tion
    2. Mod­el Se­lec­tion & Com­pare
    3. Groups & Views
    4. Part Col­ors
    5. An­no­ta­tions
    6. FE Gen­er­al Se­lec­tion In­ter­face
    7. Iden­ti­fy­ing & Blank­ing (mask­ing)
    8. Work­shop 1
  3. Mesh Gen­er­a­tion
    1. Shape Mesh­er
    2. Au­to Mesh­er
    3. N-Line Mesh­er
    4. Sol­id Mesh­er
    5. Tet Mesh­er
    6. Block Mesh­er
    7. Spot­weld Gen­er­a­tion
    8. Work­shop 2
  4. Pre-Pro­cess­ing
    1. El­e­ment & Node Edit­ing
    2. Nor­mals
    3. De­tach & Merge (du­pli­cate nodes)
    4. El­e­ment Gen­er­a­tion (beams, shells, & solids)
    5. Work­shop 3
    6. Mod­el Check­ing
    7. En­ti­ty (key­word) Dis­play
    8. Find At­tached
    9. Move/­Copy
    10. Off­set­ting, Trans­la­tion, Ro­ta­tion, Re­flec­tion, Pro­jec­tion, Scal­ing, Trans­for­ma­tion
    11. Mesh Smooth­ing
    12. Part Trim­ming
    13. Work­shop 4
    14. Part & Set Da­ta Man­age­ment
    15. En­ti­ty (key­word) Man­age­ment (SPCs, Ve­loc­i­ties, Rigid­walls, Cross Sec­tions, His­to­ry Data­bas­es, Box­es, Vec­tors, Co­or­di­nate Sys­tems, Ac­celerom­e­ters, Mass­es, Spotwelds, Rigid Con­straints)
    16. Com­bin­ing Key­word Files
    17. Man­u­al Key­word Edit­ing
    18. Sav­ing Key­word Files
    19. Work­shop 5 & Work­shop 6 (build­ing run­able in­put files from scratch)
  5. Post-Pro­cess­ing
    1. An­i­ma­tion In­ter­face
    2. Fringe (con­tour) Plot­ting
    3. Time His­to­ry Plot­ting
    4. Plot Win­dow Op­er­a­tions
    5. ASCII & BI­NOUT Da­ta Plot­ting
    6. Node Trac­ing
    7. Vec­tor Plot­ting
    8. Mea­sure­ments
    9. Sec­tion Cut­ting
    10. Work­shop 7 & Work­shop 8
  6. Com­mand File and Macros
    1. Gen­er­at­ing & Ex­e­cut­ing Com­mand Files
    2. Set­ting up Func­tion Keys
    3. Work­shop 9
    4. Con­fig­u­ra­tion