AFGROW Training Class - October 7 - October 10, 2019- download training announcement

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Instructors: Mr. James A. Harter - (937)438-0300, support@afgrow.net
Mr. Alexander Litvinov - (937)438-0300, al@lextechcentral.com
Classroom: Home2 Suites by Hilton Dayton-Centerville:
5161 Cornerstone North Boulevard, Centerville, Ohio, United States 45440
Tel: 1-937-988-0050 Fax: 1-937-988-0051

Date: 7 October - 10 October, 2019 (October 7 Optional LEFM, October 8-10 Standard Training)

Time: 8 AM to 4:30 PM

Cost: $700.00/person until August 31, $745.00/person thereafter (continental breakfast and refreshments are provided). Optional LEFM fundamentals day: $230.00/person until August 31, $245.00/person thereafter

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: October 6, 2019

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations before August 31, 2019 will receive a 50% refund or full credit toward a class held in 2019-2020. Cancellations after August 31, 2019 may only receive full credit for a class held in 2019-2020.

Lodging: A block of rooms are available at Home2 Suites at a rate of $99.00 per night. These rooms are avalible on a first come, first served basis. If you would like to make a room reservation, please call the hotel directly, at 937-988-0050 and use the event keyword "AFGROW".

Local Attractions: The U.S. Air Force museum is within 25 minutes driving distance of the class location. A number of restaurants, hotels, and shopping opportunities are also within a 5 minute drive.