Basic Training FEMAP with Nastran

Our FEMAP with Nastran Basic Training is based on practical examples, so that attendees can leverage the training immediately upon return to work.


This basic course will lead participants through the complete process of of a Finite Element analysis using FEMAP with Nastran – Starting with geometry preparation, performing analyses and prostprocessing results.


Knowledge of material strength and theoretical mechanical background of the FE-Method


  • Overview of modelling with FEMAP
  • Femap user interface
  • Geometry creation and modification
  • Midsurface modelling
  • Beam and shell meshing
  • Solids meshing
  • Materials and properties
  • Spring & damper elements
  • Loads and constraints
  • Groups and Layers
  • Nonlinear analysis with material plasticity
  • Introduction Nastran dat / f06 files and element types
  • Visualizing and documenting results
  • Freebody diagrams
  • XY plotting (charting)
  • Assembly with contact modelling and bolt pretension
  • Laminate modelling
  • Combining FE models
  • Finite element model debugging
  • Example problems (customized)


German / English


Andres Graf


Minimum 3 / maximum 6


CHF 2 800.00 per participant

Course Location

AeroFEM GmbH, Aumühlestrasse 10, 6373 Ennetbürgen


Please send us your application in written form, e.g. by e-mail or via our webpage. Cancellations two weeks prior to the course can be accepted without charge. For later cancellations, full costs will be charged. Any cancellation must be in written form.

Andres Graf

Contact us for more information

+41 41 619 85 12

Andres Graf
M.Eng., Dipl. Masch.-Ing. FH


4 Days
3 - 4 March 2022 and 10 - 11 March 2022