AFGROW Training Class - September 25-27, 2018- download training announcement

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Instructors: Mr. James A. Harter - (937)438-0300,
Mr. Alexander Litvinov - (937)438-0300,
Classroom: Holiday Inn Dayton-Fairborn:
2800 Presidential Dr, Fairborn, Ohio, United States 45324
Tel: 1-937-426-7800 Fax: 1-937-426-1284

Date: 25 - 27 September, 2018

Time: 8 AM to 4:30 PM (24 hours)

Cost: $700.00/person until August 15, $745.00/person thereafter (continental breakfast and refreshments are provided)

Online Hotel Reservations: Special group rate of $103.00 until August 15.

Course Description: The 3-day class will familiarize students with the design and operation of the AFGROW crack growth life analysis program. This will include a review of Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics (LEFM) concepts, example problems, and new capabilities/features in the current release (Version 5.3), including: the ability to use different crack growth rate data for different crack growth directions and as a function of the applied loading spectrum, and our new spectrum management tool. The class will also provide an introduction to the use of advanced features unique to AFGROW (COM automation, Advanced Multiple Crack Solutions, and Plug-In K-Solutions).

We are including a section on additional tips and tricks to help users model some practical complex geometries (i.e.: continuing damage scenarios). A certificate of completion will be issued to participants upon completion of the training.

Course Outline: (select to view class syllabus)

Registration Deadline:September 24, 2018

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations before August 15, 2018 will receive a 50% refund or full credit toward a class held in 2018-2019. Cancellations after August 15, 2018 may only receive full credit for a class held in 2018-2019.

Lodging: A block of rooms is available at a corporate rate of $103.00 until August 15. The rooms are available on a first come, first served basis. Please call the Holiday Inn (937) 426-7800, and provide the code word: AFGROW or follow online booking link.

Local Attractions: The U.S. Air Force museum is within 5 minutes driving distance of the class location. A number of restaurants, hotels, and shopping opportunities are also within a 5 minute drive.