Virtual real-time course

Online training course

Basic Modeling Functions

Code 2.001


To be announced


One (1) day, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm EDT


Two (2) days before course

Regular fee per course

$500 USD // $650 CAD

Discounted fee for two (2) courses

$425 USD per course // $550 CAD per course

Discounted fee for three (3) courses or more

$350 USD per course // $450 CAD per course

Education pricing

University professors benefit from special education pricing for all online training courses.

Personal Development Units

7 hours

Basic Modeling Functions
Course Details

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Basic Modeling Functions

Course Overview
• General tools : general options, system of units, display driver settings, working directory, results management, editor, registration, license update, contextual help.
• Properties: standard and non-standard materials and sections.
• Model: mesh, joints, frames, plates and shells *, mesh *, integration lines *, load surfaces.
• Loads: types of loads, weights and masses *, basic loads, load combinations, calculation of the c.g. charges*.
• Graphics functions: camera tools, selection tools, graphics tools, display options.
• Editing: search function, editing options, copy attributes, recalculate *, renumber, geometric calculator and coordinate systems.
• Analysis: data verification, types of analysis available, analysis options, chord analysis results.
• Results: graphical results and numerical results.
• Reports: generation options, input data, analysis results, report format.
• Transfer: Excel tables and files, model import and export to AutoCAD, SDNF and others.
• Exercises: Examples will be presented throughout the course Basic Modeling Functions with the use of participants’ workstations.

* These items will be covered in detail in the Analysis Functions (intermediate) course.
Key Learning Objectives

Knowing and applying all the basic functions of SAFI 3D that allows the analysis and design of a model:

The general tools for managing the SAFI working environment
The conventions used
The materials and sections
The generation and editing of the elements constituting the model (gaskets, flanges, surface charge, etc.)
The generation of loads and load combinations
The use of graphics and editing functions (basic and advanced)
Performing analysis and visualization of results
The instabilities in a model

Structural engineers and project managers
University researchers and professors
Mechanical engineers and project managers
Structural technicians
Estimators and designers
Other members of the manufacturing industry
Virtual Classroom opens : 8:00 am (EDT)
Course starts : 8:30 am
Training : 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Morning Break: 10:30 am -10:45 am
Training : 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Lunch break : 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Training : 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Afternoon break: 3:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Training : 3:15 pm – 4:30 pm
Course Ends Q&As : 4:30 pm

Approximate schedule, may change without notice.
Personal Development Units
Participants receive a certificate of attestation allowing them to accumulate eligible hours for continuing education (7 hours).
Training Manual
Participants receive a printed training manual by mail to the address provided during checkout. The training manual will be sent to you in the days prior to the course date.
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