Nonlinear Material Analysis

This course explores the Fusion 360 tools for analyzing nonlinear materials. We'll show how to assess the performance of a plastic buckle during assembly to ensure its material properties are capable of withstanding applied loads and deformation.

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Lesson 1: Course Overview

Watch this video for an overview of conducting non-linear stress simulations in Fusion 360.

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0 mins 35 seconds

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Lesson 2: Nonlinear Analysis Overview

This video introduces the four types of material non-linearities, and shows which types can be simulated in Fusion 360.

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1 min 36 seconds

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Lesson 3: Elasto-plastic Material Analysis | Part 1

This video explains what an elasto-plastic material is.

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1 min 32 seconds

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Lesson 4: Elasto-plastic Material Analysis | Part 2

This video shows how to prepare a Fusion 360 simulation using elastio-plastic materials, how to define an elastico-plastic material, and how to review the results.

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6 mins 0 seconds

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Lesson 5: Mechanical Event Simulation

This video shows how to simplify the model to improve simulation performance and how to evaluate the assembly performance component over time.

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7 mins 30 seconds

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