The programme is divided in two days:
General overview of modelling methodologies in system level mechatronic analysis. Both academic and commercial tools and their possible combinations. Common problems tackled through the system level analyses.
Causal and acausal modelling, Bond graph theory, types of lumped components, applicability and limitations, commercial tools
3D kinematics, rotational descriptions, 3D dynamics, joint descriptions, Numerical solvers, Commercial software tools.
Kinematics for flexible systems, floating-frame-of-reference, component mode synthesis, flexible dynamics
Model setup, Test correlation, multibody simulation and finite element coupling for durability assessment
Model order reduction and surrogate modeling overview, linear model order reduction, parametric model order reduction, nonlinear model order reduction
Lumped parameter gearbox models, multibody gearbox models, nonlinear finite-element gearbox models, quality metrics, transmission error evaluation, gearbox noise radiation
Co-simulation introduction, co-simulation integrators (Gauss-Seidel,…), Functional mock-up interface and functional mock-up units, Dedicated co-simulation methods
Design optimization problems overview, gradient-based and sampling-based optimization, parameter design, component selection, structural topology optimization