Linear structures with MSC Nastran Analyze


You will acquire the basics to work with MSC Nastran. This includes the investigation of linear statics, Natural frequency calculations, linear buckling analyzes and advanced linear analysis methods.


  • Introduction to the finite element method
  • Structure of the MSC Nastran input file
  • Presentation of different element types (trusses, beams, shell, solid elements)
  • Specification of element properties
  • Definition of linear material properties and definition of loads and boundary conditions
  • Model checking, modeling hints and preference for requesting selected results
  • Solving problems in linear statics (SOL101)
  • Natural Frequency Analysis (SOL103) and Linear Buckling Analysis (SOL105)
  • File Management Section
  • Multipoint constraints, R elements, connectors
  • Composite Analysis
  • Touching & Glued contact in linear analysis
  • Tips and Tricks

None. Basic knowledge of strength calculation is an advantage.

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Dates and location:

29.01.2024 - 02.02.2024, Garching next Munich, Germany

15.04.2024 - 19.04.2024, Hamburg, Germany

10.06.2024 – 14.06.2024, Garching next Munich, Germany

16.09.2024 – 20.09.2024, Garching next Munich, Germany

11.11.2024 – 15.11.2024, Chemnitz, Germany 

5 days