Examples

Patran Example Problems


Examples ID    EX340
Status:    Published
Published date:    09/15/2014
Updated:    09/18/2014
Reported In:   Patran
 

Abstract

The table listed in this article describes several locations where you can find Patran example problems.

Description

 

Location Description
Patran Tutorials inside Patran
Patran Demos inside Patran
Product Documentation Examples in Online Documentation
Product Installation Installation Examples
SimCompanion Patran-Nastran Example Library
SimCompanion Patran-Marc Example Library
MSC Learning Center FEA Learning Center

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Materials & Location

Description

Tutorials inside Patran

 

In Patran Go to Help>Tutorials to access the Patran Tutorial Application

Demos inside Patran

There are a few demos available in the analysis menu. There you will find several sample models that are automatically generated, calculated and post-processed. There are different Categories like:

  • What’s New
  • Implicit Non Linear
  • Linear Contact
  • Dynamics
  • Superelements
  • Random Analysis
  • Optimization
  • Thermal
  • Fatigue (Nastran Embedded)

Examples in Online Documentation

Found on the web at this link: Documentation Examples

Some examples can be found in the online documentation which is available.
One can use the search function to search for exercises/examples.

Installation Examples

Found in Patran Installation Directory:

There are many examples in “md_demos” in Patran Installation Folder.

Each example is provided with a .txt file which includes a one line Problem Statement.

Patran - Nastran Examples Library

Found in the Examples section on SimCompanion:

A list of examples for illustrating the use of MSC Nastran & Patran are available on the Simcompanion website. The examples have been classified into two categories as Lower Experience and Higher Experience level.

Each article contains example model files and a step-by-step tutorial for building the completed model.

Patran - Marc Examples Library

Found in Examples section on SimCompanion:

The list of examples are illustrated here to teach a beginner user how to use MSC.Marc & MSC.Patran. The examples have been classified in two groups:The examples have been classified into two categories as Lower Experience and Higher Experience level.

Each article contains example model files and a step-by-step tutorial for building the completed model.

FEA Learning Center

Found in the FEA Learning Center

Some additional material is available on the "FEA Learning Center".