Penn State Erie, The Behrend College   |   School of Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) Program
Mr. Johnson Retired on 6/30/2017
|  e-mail: psuprofdj@psu.edu

 Education: B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 1978. M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 1980. Partial Dossier: This page lists teaching, research, and scholarly activity information. Sample work done: From this page, images may be viewed showing examples of recent projects. ASME Faculty Advisor July 1993-May 2010: American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Student Section at Penn State - Erie Western PA ANSYS User's Group Chairman since March 2000 secretary / web master, 10/1998 - 03/2000 Alternate site: SoE Web Server MET Program / PSU PSU Catalog (bluebook) Course Catalog METBD Alumni Page For METBD Program graduates ... LINK HERE !

# Information for Mr. Johnson's Courses

### Fall 2016: MET 425, FEA Applications II   Class Information    ..... last updated August 14, 2017 Text: NONE - Using the ANSYS Help System as reference and reading assignments. Course Objectives    Course Expectations

Lectures (Module 1): Lectures (Modules 2 & 3): Workbench Homework:

Dynamic Analysis Overview
In Angel: Lecture07_Dynamics_Intro
Lecture08_Modal_Analysis
Lecture09_Harmonic_Analysis
Lecture10_Flexible_Dynamics

READ ANSYS Help: DesignModeler> 3D Modeling > Concept Menu >
Lines from Edges
Cross Section

READ ANSYS Help: Mechanical APDL > Structural Analysis Guide >
Modal Analysis, 3.1 - 3.6
Harmonic Analysis, 4.1 - 4.4
Damping, 1.2
Transient Dynamic, 5.1 - 5.6

In Angel: Lecture11_Heat_Transfer1
Lecture12_Heat_Transfer2
Lecture13_Heat_Transfer3
Lecture14_Heat_Transfer4

READ ANSYS Help: Mechanical APDL > Thermal Analysis Guide >
Intro & Steady-State, CH 1 & 2
Transient & Radiation. CH 3 & 4

HW-1A and  HW-1B FEA-1 Review

HW-2B: Review/Compare

HW 4: Nonlinear

HW 5A: OPT and HW 5B

HW 6: Pressure Vessel prep

HW 7A: Thermal Stress
-OR- HTHW-7A
HW-7x-Take Home Problem

HW 7B: Transient + Radiation

HW 7C: Heat Transfer
-OR-
HTHW-7C

Modal Analysis HW 8A & HW 8B

HW-8C: Modal Analysis w/SpaceClaim

HW-9: Harmonic Analysis

HW-10: Flexible Dynamcs

Final Project: ASME Code and FEA

ANSYS/ProE Homework:

HW-2A:
Creo Simulate (MECHANICA) P-element

HW-3A:
Meshing in CAD (Creo Simulate; Output)

### Spring 2017: MET 418, FEA for Plastic Design  Class Information    ..... last updated August 15, 2017

Text: NONE - Using the ANSYS Help System as reference and reading assignments.

Course Objectives    Course Expectations

ANSYS Lectures: ANSYS Homework: Workbench Lectures: Workbench Homework:
1. Running ANSYS, toolbar
Lab 1:  1st model (2D)
2. Lab Review, What is FEA? and 2D Modeling
3. ANSYS Operation Guide
and 1st Principals
4. ANSYS Modeling & Meshing Guide - 1
Lab 2: Working Plane + HW-2A
5. ANSYS Modeling & Meshing Guide - 2
6. Nonlinear Analysis - Struct. Analysis Guide
Lab 3: 2D axisymmetic + nonlinear
7. Conditions of Singularity
8. Contact Analysis - Contact Technology Guide

Lab 4: 2D plastic connector
9. Summary: Nonlinear
Review for Exam1
Lab 5:
Exam 1

ANSYS Acronyms and Commands

1st FEA Model
1st Model Principles

HW-1: 2D Plane Stress

WP Exercise & HW-2A
HW-2A Summary

HW-2B

HW-3A: 2D Axisymmetric

HW-3B: 2D Axisymm w-Load Steps

HW-4A: Contact

HW-4C: Comprehensive Nonlinear

10. Workbench
11. Getting Started w/WB
Lab 6: HW-5
12. 3D Modeling: SHELLS
Lab 7: HW-9A
13. HW 9 Summary
14. 3D Models and WB -> ANSYS
Lab 8: HW-6A
15. Combined Stress State
Lab 9:
HW-7A
16. WB Assemblies & Modeling
Lab 10: HW-8A
17. Mechanical U.G. 0
Lab 11:
HW-10A
18. Mechanical U.G. 1 and Nonlinear Review
19.Mechanical U.G. 2

Lab 12:Exam 2

Lecture11_Heat_Transfer1
Lecture12_Heat_Transfer2
Lecture13_Heat_Transfer3
Lecture14_Heat_Transfer4
HW-5 2D Model w/SCDM
WB Modeling Summary

3D Shells: HW-9A & HW-9B

Example-1: drop test
Example-2: Polyflow prep

3D linear: HW-6A
3D nonlinear elastomer: HW-6B

3D linear assembly:
HW-7A  &  HW-7B

3D nonlinear: HW-8A

3D Solid/Shells: HW-10A

Heat Transfer

Thermal Stress: HW-13

Conduction/Convection 2D model: HW-13B-Take Home Problem

Transient w/Radiation: HW-14

### Spring 2017: MET 415, FEA Applications I  Class Information    ..... last updated August 15, 2017 Text: NONE - Using the ANSYS Help System as reference and reading assignments. Course Objectives    Course Expectations

ANSYS Lectures: ANSYS Homework: Workbench Lectures: Workbench Homework:
1. Running ANSYS, toolbar
Lab 1:  1st model (2D)
2. Lab Review, What is FEA? and 2D Modeling
3. ANSYS Operation Guide
4. ANSYS Modeling & Meshing Guide - 1
Lab 2: Working Plane + HW-2A
5. ANSYS Modeling & Meshing Guide - 2
6. Nonlinear Analysis - Struct. Analysis Guide
Lab 3: 2D axisymmetic + nonlinear
7. Conditions of Singularity
8. Contact Analysis - Contact Technology Guide

Lab 4: 2D plastic connector
9. 1st Principals and
Summary: Nonlinear
Lab 5:
Nonlinear

Review for Exam1
Lab 6:
Exam 1

ANSYS Acronyms and Commands

1st FEA Model
1st Model Principles

HW-1: 2D Plane Stress

WP Exercise & HW-2A
HW-2A Summary

HW-2B

HW-3A: 2D Axisymmetric

HW-3B

HW-4A
HW-4B
HW-4C

Line Models:  HW-11A

10. Workbench
11. Getting Started w/WB
Lab 6: HW-5
12. 3D Models
Lab 7:
HW-6A
13. WB -> ANSYS
Lab 8:
HW-7A
14. WB Assemblies & Modeling
15. Mechanical U.G. 0
16. Mechanical U.G. 1 and Nonlinear Review
17.Mechanical U.G. 2
Lab 10: HW-8A

18. 3D Modeling: SHELLS
Lab 12: HW-9A
19. HW 8/9 Summary
20. Meshing
Lab 13: HW-10A
21. Beam & Truss Elements
Lab 14: HW-11A & 11B
22. Element Table for Beams/Link
HW-5 2D Model w/SCDM
WB Modeling Summary

3D linear:
HW-6A  &  HW-6B

3D linear assembly:
HW-7A   &    HW-7B

3D nonlinear: HW-8A

2D or 3D, linear or nonlinear: HW-8B
-OR- 3D elastomer

Lab 11: Exam 2

3D Shells: HW-9A

2D or 3D, linear or nonlinear: HW-9B - OR - 3D Shells: HW-9B

3D Solid/Shells: HW-10A

Line Models:  HW-11B

Workbench Command Object

Workbench Multi-body Cmd Object

MET 415 / 418, FEA-1 Exam Practice

MET 425, FEA-2 Exam Practice

Sample Problem A, Exam 1
Sample Heat Transfer Problem, Exam 2
Sample Heat Transfer Problem, Exam 2/3
Sample MODAL Problem, Exam 2

OLD FEA-1 HW
HW-2B-WBE & Summary
Project 1: 2D Con Rod & (Proj. 1: Instructions)
HW-3X: 2D Axisymmetric
HW-4X: 3D Solids & HW-4Y & HW-4Z
HW-4D: Solid vs. Shell -OR-
Shells & Beams
HW-5 Model w/DesignModeler and Mechanical

### FEA Applications II  Class Information

..... last updated Nov 30, 2009

HW-2A: Latch w/P-elements
HW-2B: P vs H elements
Beam & Truss Elements
Steady-State Heat Transfer
Transient Heat Transfer & Radiation

HW-5A: 3D Trusses  & HW-5B: Beams
HW 8X: Dynamic Analysis

OLD Lectures:
FEA Theory & Math
CDOF & CEQN's
Nonlinear Analysis, Part 1 & Part 2
Submodeling

### Fall 2008: MET 440

FA04 Text: Engineering Vibration, Daniel J. Inman,
Prentice-Hall, 3rd edition

### FEA Dynamic Applications Class Information

..... last updated Nov. 03, 2008

MET 440: (ANSYS & WB) HW 0,  model prep
MET 440
(ANSYS): HW 1, 1-DOF
MET 440:
(WB) HW 2, beam WBE
MET 440: HW 3, impact
MET 440: HW-Lab Experiment
MET 440: HW 4, piezo
MET 440: HW 5, bridge

METBD 451 Course Objectives. (Fall 2000)
Homework:  Vector Addition and Superposition & Complex Numbers & Beats and Non-periodic Functions & 1-DOF Systems
FEA Lab on 1-DOF Systems
Modal Analysis FEA Lab on Multi-DOF Systems
Harmonic Analysis FEA Lab
1997 Final Project  1999 Final Project

Sample FEA Dynamics Problems, Exam 1
Sample FEA Dynamics Problem, Exam 2

### FEA Heat Transfer Applications Class Information

..... last updated Apr. 12, 2006

Sample Heat Transfer Problem, Transient

MET 331W Exercises

### Thermodynamics  Class Information

..... last updated Dec. 16, 1999

Thermo problem procedure steps

### Related Links

June 2001: CONTAC48 Simulation
CONTA172 Simulation Problem
CONTA172 Problem Resolution

ANSYS Examples Prof. Kent Lawrence, Univ. of Texas @ Arlington
ansys.net:   Sheldon Imaokas' ANSYS site
Good Blogs from:   PADT   &   CAEA
The SimuTech Group
CAFDEM UK & Ireland
Engineers Edge
XANSYS       EFUNDA.COM

Fatigue Calculator

Prof. D. Socie, University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign

Selecting in ANSYS
Customize the ANSYS toolbar
APDL: ANSYS Parametric Design Language

Postprocessing of Beams
Time History Postprocessor (POST26)