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Abaqus Tutorial for Civil Engineering

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Abaqus Tutorial for Civil Engineering Course

This in-depth online course empowers you with a powerful skillset. Master foundational Abaqus, delve into advanced concrete & soil modeling, conquer fluid and dam analysis, tunnel excavation/stability, and unlock fastener modeling & material damage/fracture techniques (CRC & XFEM). Design complex structures, understand diverse materials (concrete, soil, steel), and perform advanced simulations. Ideal for all civil engineers – from beginners to specialists – seeking Abaqus mastery for real-world projects.

Upon completing this course, you’ll be well-equipped to tackle challenging civil engineering problems with the power of Abaqus at your fingertips, including advanced concepts like subroutines and scripting.

Abaqus Tutorial for Civil Engineering and finite element method for civil engineering is fully discussed in this course.

This comprehensive online course equips you with the mastery of Abaqus software, empowering you to tackle a wide range of civil engineering challenges.

Through a structured learning journey, you’ll gain expertise in various Abaqus applications, combining the strengths of the following packages:

  • Foundational Abaqus Skills: Build a solid foundation in Abaqus, starting with user interface navigation, model creation, material properties, meshing techniques, and basic analysis procedures. 

  • Concrete Structures: Delve into advanced concrete modeling techniques, including nonlinear material behavior, cracking analysis (using CRC), and reinforced concrete simulations. 

  • Soil Mechanics: Master soil behavior modeling in Abaqus, covering essential topics like constitutive models, soil-structure interaction, and advanced analysis techniques for geotechnical problems.

  • Fluid Flow Analysis: Explore water simulation capabilities in Abaqus, ideal for analyzing water flow through dams, and other hydraulic structures.

  • Fastener Modeling: Learn how to model and analyze bolted connections in Abaqus, ensuring the structural integrity of your designs.

  • Material Damage and Fracture: Develop advanced skills in simulating material damage and fracture behavior, including methodologies for concrete cracking (using XFEM and CRCP Cracking Analysis) and steel damage analysis.

  • Tunneling Simulations: Gain the ability to model tunnel excavation and support systems in Abaqus, addressing critical aspects like ground behavior and tunnel stability. 

Abaqus Tutorial for Civil Engineering and finite element method for civil engineering is fully discussed in this course. More information about our training courses and packages is available on our Youtube Channel.


Lesson 1-1: ABAQUS/CAE Introduction

Lesson 1-2: Finite Element Method Introduction

Lesson 1-3: Different elements introduction in ABAQUS

Lesson 1-4: Types of analysis

Lesson 1-5: Some consideration in EXPLICIT Analysis

Lesson 1-6: buckle and frequency analysis

Lesson 1-7: Cohesive Behavior in Abaqus

Lesson 1-8: Damage information in Abaqus


Workshop 2-1: Simulation of Ultra-High-Performance-Fiber-Reinforcement Concrete column in cyclic loading

Workshop 2-2: Finite element simulation of Ultra-High-Performance Concrete beam-column joint in cyclic loading

Lesson 2-1: Abaqus composite modeling of Woven & Unidirectional + RVE method

Lesson 2-2: Damage information for structures

Workshop 2-3: Dynamic compression test of in concrete column reinforced with CFRP bars

Workshop 2-4: Finite element Analysis of hollow-core square reinforced concrete columns wrapped with CFRP under compression

Workshop 2-5: Axial compression in the damaged CFRP reinforced concrete column with initial residual stress

Workshop 2-6: Damaged concrete beam with initial residual stress reinforced CFRP sheet in bending loading

Workshop 2-7: Damage analysis of concrete beam-column joints simulation in cyclic loading

Workshop 2-8: FEM analysis of Elliptical ultra-high-performance concrete-filled steel tabular column under a compression loading

Workshop 2-9: Three points bending of High Strength Concrete(HSC) beam Simulation

Workshop 2-10: Flexural behavior of reinforced concrete beams strengthened with ultra-high performance concrete Analysis in Abaqus

Workshop 2-11: Finite element simulation of ECC/Concrete Composite Beam-Column Joints in axial loading

Workshop 2-12: Circular concrete-encased concrete-filled steel tube (CFST) stub columns simulation subjected to axial compression

Workshop 2-13: Axial compression loading simulation in the Ultra-High-Performance Fiber Reinforced Concrete Column

Workshop 2-14: Static and dynamic analysis of Concrete beam in bending loading

Workshop 2-15: Simulation of Flexural Behavior of Concrete Filled Square Steel Tube in Inner CFRP Circular Tube

Workshop 2-16: Damage Investigation of the concrete-filled double skin steel tube in dynamic bending

Workshop 2-17: Simulation of composite column(steel beam and concrete) in cyclic loading

Workshop 2-18: Failure analysis of concrete cover separation in FRP plated in RC beam

Workshop 2-19: Finite element simulation of reinforced concrete beams externally strengthened in flexure with side-bonded CFRP laminates

Workshop 2-20: steel-concrete composite column simulation in vertical and horizontal loading

Lesson 2-3: Heat transfer and Coupled temperature-displacement analysis

Lesson 2-4: ABAQUS Sequential Solution Software

Lesson 2-5: Lemaitre Damage model implementation with VUMAT Abaqus

Workshop 2-21: Damage mechanism and response of reinforced concrete containment structure under internal explosion


Workshop 3-1: Abaqus simulation of embankment construction with geocell on the saturate soil

Workshop 3-2: Abaqus simulation of Pressure Distribution on Subgrade Soil Underlying Geocell Reinforced Foundation Bed

Workshop 3-3: Abaqus simulation of geosynthetic-reinforced soil retaining wall

Workshop 3-4: Abaqus simulation of concrete piled raft interacted with soil

Workshop 3-5: Abaqus simulation of earthquake over a concrete tunnel having interaction with soi

Workshop 3-6: Abaqus simulation of embankment and excavation on saturated soil

Workshop 3-7: Simulation soil consolidation in interaction with concrete pile in Abaqus

Workshop 3-8: Abaqus simulation of geosynthetic-reinforced soil retaining wall besides heap soil

Workshop 3-9: Abaqus simulation embankment construction on saturate soil floor

Workshop 3-10: Aabqus simulation of TBM modeling into the dry mix with saturate soil

Workshop 3-11: Abaqus simulation Pile in interaction with soil under vertical load

Workshop 3-12: Simulation Concrete wall in the soil in Abaqus

Workshop 3-13: Earthquake over gravity dam in interaction with water and soil using Abaqus

Workshop 3-14: Simulation sequential embankment construction and earthquake analysis after it in Abaqus

Workshop 3-15: Simulation Sequential Construction of an Embankment on a Clay Layer in Abaqus

Workshop 3-16: Abaqus simulation and calculation of the total load capacity of the pile group

Workshop 3-17: Simulation bearing capacity of a three-dimensional square foundation in Abaqus

Workshop 3-18: Abaqus simulation end bearing capacity of a pile under rapid load

Workshop 3-19: Simulation Bearing Capacity Failure of a Strip Foundation in Abaqus

Workshop 3-20: Abaqus simulation and calculate the long-term load capacity of a pipe pile


Workshop 4-1: Impact Simulation against water-filled X65 steel pipes in ABAQUS

Workshop 4-2: Numerical simulation of failure modes of concrete gravity dams subjected to an underwater explosion in Abaqus

Workshop 4-3: Simulation of water sloshing in the concrete tank under earthquake load in Abaqus


Workshop 5-1: Simulating the failure of bolts at the connection between steel beams and columns

Workshop 5-2: Modeling the dynamic failure of bolts at the joint between steel plates

Workshop 5-3: The simulation of double-angle connections of steel bolts under dynamic load

workshop 5-4: Bolt failure simulation on the steel beam and column connection in Abaqus


Lesson 6-1: Plasticity hardening in Abaqus

Workshop 6-1: Abaqus simulation of crack growth in the RC beam under 5 points bending

Workshop 6-2: Abaqus simulation of crack growth of a concrete wall under normal and transverse loading

Workshop 6-3: Abaqus simulation of crack growth of a bone under 3 points bending

Workshop 6-4: Abaqus simulation of crack growth in a concrete having wood shavings aggregates

Workshop 6-5: Abaqus simulation of crack growth in the Koyna dam under seismic loading

Workshop 6-6: Abaqus XFEM simulation of three-dimensional crack growth in the concrete slab

Workshop 6-7: Crack modeling and mechanical fracture parameter in the four-point bending test in Abaqus

Workshop 6-8: Abaqus XFEM simulation of crack growth in the concrete

Workshop 6-9: Abaqus simulation of crack growth of a pressure vessel using XFEM

Lesson 6-2: Dload and VDOALD subroutine

Workshop 6–10: Simulation of ellipsoid crack in the pressure vessel using Dload subroutine

Lesson 6-3: Continuously Reinforced Concrete Pavement modeling (CRCP)

Workshop 6-11: CRCP cracking analysis

Workshop 6-12: CRCP cracking analysis


Workshop 7-1: Damage analysis of an underground box tunnel subjected to surface explosion

Workshop 7-2: Tunnel dynamic analysis subjected to internal blast loading using CEL method


Workshop 8-1: Masonry wall behavior under coupled Eulerian-Lagrangian explosion

Workshop 8-2: Micro modeling of masonry wall (brick wall) in Abaqus and investigation of rocking mode fracture

Workshop 8-3: Numerical simulation of reinforced bricks masonry beams using GFRP reinforcement in Abaqus

Workshop 8-4: Abaqus micro model simulation of earthquake load over masonry wall

Our team of CAE Assistant instructors, renowned experts in their respective domains, will deliver each section of the course, providing you with unparalleled knowledge and insights.

Abaqus Tutorial for Civil Engineering and finite element method for civil engineering is fully discussed in this course.

Abaqus Tutorial for Civil Engineering | Finite Element Method for Civil Engineering

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a course completion certificate. This certificate guarantees your skills with the amount of time spent, skills trained, and can be verified online.

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This course is perfect for:

➤ Civil engineers of all experience levels seeking to enhance their Abaqus expertise.

➤ Professors of Civil Engineering and Undergraduate Students who wants to elevate their research capabilities and explore cutting-edge simulation.

➤ Professionals or busy engineers who looking to specialize in specific areas like concrete structures, geotechnics, or structural analysis.

➤ Anyone interested in leveraging Abaqus for real-world civil engineering projects.

Upon completing this course, you’ll be well-equipped to tackle challenging civil engineering problems with the power of Abaqus at your fingertips. Enroll now and get the first session free!


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Our course curriculum is specifically designed for civil engineers, focusing on real-world challenges you encounter with concrete, soil, structures, and fluids.
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Gain access to a comprehensive library of course materials, tutorials, and project templates for future reference. Master the basics and delve deeper into advanced concepts.
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