Large Deformation

Understand the impact of large deformation and its applications.

hours 00:34:45 min  session  5 sessions  Level  Essential

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Course Fees: Free
Session : 5
Duration : 00:34:45
Level : Essential
Subject : 3D Visualization
Course Overview:

Solids behave differently when they are subjected to large deformations as opposed to small ones. This is due to the change in their shape and it often introduces a form of nonlinearity known as geometric nonlinearity. The degree to which this nonlinearity affects the solution accuracy is controlled by certain variables, including the nature of the loading, the material used, boundary conditions, etc.; While using small deformation theory to solve for a structure’s response is inexpensive, it may be inaccurate when this nonlinearity is prominent. In this Ansys Innovation Course on “Large Deformations”, we will introduce the physical nature of large deformations and how they are captured mathematically. We will present the simplifying assumptions that are made when we use small deformation theory and the impact they have on the accuracy of a solution using several examples. Completing this course will enable you to answer a simple but very important question: When do we use large deformation theory to analyze a structure’s response?

Learning Outcome:

Upon the completion of this course, you will have a solid understanding of:

  • Large Deformations
  • Large Strain Formulations
  • Applications of Large Deformations

Eligibility Criteria:

Anyone with basic knowledge of Structural Mechanics

Topic Duration
Intro to Large Deformation00:09:37short take
Large Strain Formulation00:09:25short take
Large Deformations Governing Equations00:03:13short take
Applications of Large Deformation00:11:03short take
Summary00:01:27short take
Total Duration: 00:34:45

Course Includes

Online exercise

Online exercise

Lifetime access to lecture videos, study materials



Assessment on practice with quiz for each topic

Certificate on completion

Certificate on completion

Internationally valid certificate on
successful completion of the course

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