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Online Course On Engineering simulations By Cornell University

Introduction to engineering simulations offered by Cornell University enables to learn fundamental concepts and tool use in an integrated fashion using the power of online learning.

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Introduction to Engineering simulations is a free, online course offered by the Cornell University, this course helps to analyse real-world engineering problems using ANSYS simulation software and gain important professional skills sought by employers.

Cornell University, a world-renowned and diverse Ivy League institution, is a community of scholars known for intellectual rigour and engaged in deep and broad research, teaching tomorrow's thought leaders to think otherwise, care for others, and create and disseminate knowledge with a public purpose. Once called "the first American university" by educational historian Frederick Rudolph, Cornell represents a distinctive mix of eminent scholarship and democratic ideals.

Interested candidates can enrol to this course on or before 15 February 2017.

About this course?

  • Cornell university offers this course.
  • This course enables to learn fundamental concepts and tool use in an integrated fashion using the power of online learning.
  • All learners will have access to a free download of ANSYS Student.
  • Also learn how to perform engineering simulations using a powerful tool from ANSYS, Inc.
  • Approach to problems involving different physics: structural mechanics, fluid dynamics and heat transfer.
Online Course On Engineering simulations

What is learnt?

  • The focus will be on understanding what's under the black box.
  • Mathematical models underlying simulations
  • This is a problem-based course, where it is learnt by doing.
  • Principles are used to simulate real-world examples in the tool including a bolted rocket assembly and a wind turbine rotor.
  • To get acquainted with current industry practices with a SpaceX engineer.
  • In a leading simulation tool that professionals use, One will learn to move beyond button pushing and start thinking like an expert.
  • Verification and validation of simulations including checking against hand calculations.

Courses taught by:

Rajesh Bhaskararan
Rajesh is Swanson Director of Engineering Simulation and Senior Lecturer in the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Cornell University. He holds a B. Tech degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and a PhD in Aerospace Engineering from Iowa State University.

Areas of Expertise:

  • The democratisation of simulation.
  • Integration of commercial simulation tools into engineering courses.
  • Engineering applications of simulation technology.
  • Reliable deployment of simulations by non-experts.

Duration of the course:

  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Effort: 4-6 hours per week
  • Institution: CornellX
  • Subject: Engineering
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Languages: English
  • Video Transcripts: English
  • Price: Free

For further information and to register, click here.

https://www.edx.org/course/hands-introduction-engineering-cornellx-engr2000x-0#

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