Design Optimization for Additive Manufacturing within the CREO Environment Training Class



Is your organization ready to unleash the full potential of Additive Manufacturing?


A two day hands on course on Design Optimization Process for 3D Printed Designs


Location: McKinney, TX (Dallas Area)

Dates: January 17-18

Instructor: Dr. Andreas Vlahinos

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Class Dates: January 17-18

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Learn how to:

  • Create in CREO parametric 2 ½ D and 3D Lattice Features
  • Learn how to size and generate Lattice Structures
  • Learn how to idealize and analyze in CREO Simulate lattice structures
  • Optimize Lattice Structures using Behavioral Modeling
  • Use topology optimization to find the best distribution of material for stiffness or compliance with homogenization techniques
  • How to reconstruct the CAD geometry from the Topology Optimization results (Nurbification)
  • Design for additive manufacturing and practice the validation and verification steps required for Aerospace & Defense applications
  • Use topology optimization for light weight heat exchangers
  • Synthesize Metamaterials using Topology Optimization & Lattices
  • Utilize Best Design Practices and Manufacturing Guidelines
  • Design and evaluate molds with conformal cooling

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About Dr. Vlahinos

Dr. Andreas Vlahinos is a Principal of Advanced Engineering Solutions. Dr. Vlahinos has concentrated on rapid new product development. He has been instrumental in rapid product development through the implementation of Design For Six Sigma (DFSS) and Computer Aided Concurrent Engineering for several Government agencies such as NASA, NREL, SANDIA, DOE and US Army Aviation and Missile Command AMCOM and industry partners such as IBM, Coors, Lockheed Martin, Alcoa, Allison Engine Comp., Solar Turbines, Ball, Futech, American Standard, Kohler, Varian, Stewart & Stevenson, Harris Corp., GENERAL DYNAMICS, TDM, PTC, MDI, Ford Motor Company, Rockwell Collins, BIC, BAE, XEROX, United Launch Alliance, SpaceX, Woodward Inc., Gichner Shelter Systems, NAVISTAR Defense, Flyer Defense, Viper Inc., Lincoln Composites, Advanced Composite Products & Technology, Inc. and TOYOTA, as well as several others.

Dr. Vlahinos has been Professor of Structural Engineering at the University of Colorado teaching courses in Structural Mechanics and Computer Aided Structural Engineering. Several times he received the Professor of the Year Award, and he has published over 150 publications in areas of structural dynamics, design optimization and DFSS. He has received the R&D 100 award and several patents. He received his Ph.D. in Engineering Science and Mechanics from Georgia Institute of Technology. Finally, he is regularly invited as a keynote speaker on a variety of subjects (Innovation, Rapid new product development, DFSS, DfAM, IoT) in international conferences.

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Class Dates: January 17-18

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Coming soon - Hand-on training on "Creo Simulation Live" from EnginSoft USA with Dr. Vlahinos in March 2019

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