Scripting & Automation using APDL for ANSYS & Workbench


B.S. in engineering or engineering experience.  Course assumes basic familiarity with ANSYS.


This online ANSYS training course focuses on improving efficiency through automation and customization of ANSYS and is recommended for engineers who want to learn the basics of programming with ANSYS Mechanical APDL or introduce customization into Workbench via Command Blocks. This ANSYS training course provides instruction in ANSYS Parametric Design Language programming including Macro writing. Workshops are provided in this ANSYS training course to demonstrate features.

January 29th - 10:00am - 12:00pm - Lecture

January 30th - 10:00am 12:00pm - Instructor-Led Workshop Session and Q&A period

Topics Include:

  • Input Files, Macros and Command Block Overview
  • Scalar Parameters
  • Effective Branching and Looping
  • Arrays (Standard and Interpolation based Tables)

Online Course Information

This course consists of a 2 hour lecture session on Day 1. Day 2 consists of a two-hour instructor led workshop session and question and answer period.  A total of 4 PE credits will be awarded for attendance, after the completion of a course evaluation.

Instructions detailing how to obtain necessary course files, including manuals and workshop files, will be sent to you upon registration. 

Online courses are hosted using WebEx. If your company does not permit the installation of the WebEx applet, upon entering the meeting, there will be an option at the bottom of the browser window that directs you to continue without installing anything on your system.  Click on this link to load the webinar.

Please see our course cancellation policy for more details.