Linear Material Analysis

This course introduces Fusion 360 linear material analysis and associated simulation tools for a range of simulation types.

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Lesson 1: Course Overview

Watch this video for an overview of how to conduct simulations with linear materials in Fusion 360.

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0 mins 56 seconds

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Lesson 2: Virtual Work Equation

This video covers the fundamental principles of Finite Element Analysis (FEA).

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2 mins 50 seconds

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Lesson 3: Newton-Raphson Equations

This video explores the origin of the equations used in Finite Element Analysis (FEA).

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1 min 55 seconds

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Lesson 4: Static Analysis of a Solid Model

This video demonstrates how to define loads and constraints on a model, modify the design, and re-run the study to update the results based on the new settings.

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5 mins 39 seconds

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Lesson 5: Natural Frequency Analysis

This video demonstrates how to determine the natural frequency of a design and evaluate its compatibility with a specified motor.

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5 mins 0 seconds

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Lesson 6: Shape Optimization of a Solid Model

This video shows how to run a shape optimization study to find the ideal geometric shape, convert the result to a mesh body, and modify the model to reflect the optimization results.

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6 mins 12 seconds

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Lesson 7: Structural Buckling Analysis of an Assembly

This video shows how to evaluate the risk of a structure collapsing under load.

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2 mins 39 seconds

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