Learn Modeling Techniques

with Dominique Madier (FEA Academy)

You will learn all the FEA methods and guidelines illustrated with many examples. 17 videos - 15 hours
Learn Modeling Techniques

FEA Workflows

with Steffan Evans (Evotech CAE)

Additional videos with software examples showing particular FEA workflows. 14 videos - 5 hours
FEA Workflows
  • Expand Your Career Opportunities

    Learning FEA in detail permits you expanding your career opportunities and gives you an edge over other engineers who don't know the good modeling practices.

  • Improve Your Versatility

    FEA is so flexible that it can be used in various applications. An engineer with very good knowledge of FEA is much more versatile than one who does not know it well. Since the modeling techniques are universal, mastering FEA will permit you to navigate various types of industries and work on diverse projects.

  • Join a Community

    Your enrollment to the course will give you access to the "Practical Basic FEA" community. With this community, you will be able to share with your instructors but also with all the students enrolled in the course.

Course curriculum

About the course

  • $750.00
  • 20.5 hours of video content
  • Unlimited access
  • An FEA specialist answers your questions
  • Download 2GB of material

Course Presentation Video

All the details about the course in 25 minutes

What You Get in the Course?

  • 17 Lectures (15 hours)

    A complete program teaching you the universal FEA modeling techniques and offering the best practical methods, guidelines and examples.

  • 14 FEA Workflows (5 hours)

    To augment your learning experience, you will have access to software examples showing particular FEA workflows.

  • Many Simple Examples

    All the presented modeling techniques are illustrated with simple examples to permit you understanding all the FEA concepts in detail.

  • On-Demand Course

    Learn at your pace by watching the videos of the course. Access the virtual classroom 24/7 from everywhere, you just need an internet access.

  • Unlimited Access

    You will have an unlimited access to the FEA Academy virtual classroom to revisit the lectures for your day-to-day work.

  • Keep Track of Your Knowledge

    Use our PDF file containing 200+ questions related to each lecture. Also, test yourself to validate your knowledge by answering the quizzes after each lecture.

  • Download 1000 Slides

    Download all the PDF slides of the 17 lectures.

  • Geometric & Simulation Files

    Download the geometric files in Parasolid, Step and IGES formats as well as the simulation files of the examples (150+ files).

  • Q&A

    During this course, your instructors will be available to answer your questions and will support you in order to help you building a strong FEA knowledge.


  • What is the objective of the course?

    👉 To offer the best practical methods and guidelines for the development and validation of finite element models in solid mechanics and structural analysis.
    👉 Its objective is to give mechanical structural engineers the keys to developing accurate and reliable finite element models by avoiding the most frequent errors.

  • What will FEA Academy deliver through this course?

    FEA Academy will deliver you real and practical knowledge that you need day-to-day to solve solid mechanics and structural problems using Finite Element Analysis.

  • What will this course allow you to do?

    👉 The course will permit you to perform your analysis for your day-to-day work in FEA.
    👉 With this course, you will understand FEA in detail and you will have confidence in your results.

  • What is the prerequisite to attend the course?

    👉 The prerequisite to attend this course is a robust general physics background.
    👉 A review of university-level in solid mechanics, statics & strength of materials is recommended.

  • Who should attend?

    👉 Engineers who want to move into the domain of FEA in solid mechanics and structural analysis.
    👉 Engineers who need a refresher to brush-up their knowledge in FEA.
    👉 New graduates who want to learn how FEA is applied in the industry to solve solid mechanics and structural problems.

Your instructors

Dominique Madier

| FEA Analyst & Trainer | Book Author | Speaker | Director of FEA Academy |

👉 Senior aerospace consultant with 25 years’ experience in FEA.

👉 He has an advanced expertise in Finite Element Analysis (FEA) of static and dynamic problems for linear and nonlinear structural behaviors on aerospace metallic and composite structures such as aircraft fuselage, wing, empennage, nacelle, engine pylon and systems.

👉 Dominique conducted detailed finite element analyses for aerospace companies in Europe and in North America: Airbus, Dassault Aviation, Safran, Bell Helicopter, Bombardier Aerospace, Pratt & Whitney Canada, Beta Technologies, and their subcontractors.

👉 He is the author of the book “Practical Finite Element Analysis for Mechanical Engineer”. 650+ pages offering the best practical methods and guidelines for the development and validation of finite element models.

👉 Dominique is the director of FEA Academy, Montreal, Canada, a company offering FEA Consulting & FEA Training.

Steffan Evans

| FEA Analyst & Trainer | Director of Evotech CAE Ltd. |

👉 Doctor of Engineering, ‘Multi-Parameter Structural Optimisation'.

👉 Steff is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer in UK.

👉 He obtained the NAFEMS Certification Professional Simulation Engineer at Advanced Level.

👉 Steff spent 20 Years in Airbus/BAE Systems Supply Chain involved in Strategic FEA Development, Analysis and Verification.

👉 Since the last 5 years, he is running Evotech CAE Ltd, an engineered product consultancy company in CAE, FEA and Design Optimisation, partnered with MSC Software for training and technical resales.

👉 Steff is known as “The Apex Guy” on LinkedIn.

The First Course of its Kind for FEA

Learn FEA with FEA Specialists in 20 hours

👉 Learn Basic FEM theory
👉 Learn the fundamental FEA Modeling Techniques
👉 Watch the lectures at your own pace
👉 Access to FEA Workflow examples
👉 Ask your questions to FEA specialists
👉 Download all the slides & geometric files
👉 Join a community
👉 Get a certificate
👉 Unlimited access