Introduction to fe-safe Training Course

Get trained on fe-safe for your advanced fatigue needs

Efficient learning to maximize results

The training consists of theory, trainer examples and clear workshops to exercise what was tought.

Flexible planning for your schedule

Each month training is planned and we are flexible to change that scheme for your convenience.

Certified SIMULIA Training Centre

A fully utilized training centre with certified trainers to serve your training needs.

Official SIMULIA training material

Official SIMULIA training course material is used and handed out to assist your learning path.

SIMULIA Introduction to fe-safe Training Course

The perfect training to get started with fe-safe for your advanced fatigue needs

Introduction to fe-safe Training Course

Who should attend

Design and test engineers responsible for product durability in the ground vehicle, aerospace and manufacturing industries should attend. No previous knowledge of fatigue is necessary.

Course Objective

In this practical introduction to fe-safe you will learn how to set up and run various fatigue analyses using fe-safe. The course includes many hands-on tutorials and practical examples.

The course covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to fatigue
  • The fe-safe user interface:
    • opening and using FE models
    • using data files
    • configuring fatigue analyses
    • the fe-safe analysis process
    • advanced export options
  • Loading methods:
    • overview of the basic loading methods
    • advanced loading capabilities
    • incorporating residual stresses
    • defining loading in fe-safe®
  • Fatigue methods, including:
    • strain-life methods
    • stress-life methods
    • factor of strength and FRF calculations
    • fatigue of cast iron
    • high temperature fatigue
    • fatigue of welds, including an introduction to the Verity® method
  • Hands-on examples and exercises, including:
    • choosing algorithms
    • configuring analyses
    • setting/using defaults
    • defining groups and group parameters
    • signal processing
    • the fe-safe materials database
    • using and plotting material properties
    • multi-axial loading
    • dataset sequence loading
    • multi-block loading and damage per block analysis
    • analysis of flexible models using modal superposition (steady-state and transient dynamic)
    • additional loading features
    • export options, including export of stress/strain histories, Haigh diagrams, etc.
    • multi-axial fatigue from strain gauges
    • fe-safe file structure
    • command line and batch processing


Introduction to fe-safe Training Course

Location Classroom: The Netherlands

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