Basic Training | mF 4.5


One Day BASIC Training Course
2013 North American modeFRONTIER Users Meeting

During this session attendees will follow practical examples on computers. A limited number of computer stations will be available.
We will be happy to provide a modeFRONTIER demo license for those bringing their personal computers.

Time Session Topics
8:30 -10:00AM Introduction | DOE,Optimization and modeFRONTIER
  • DOE – Design of Experiments
  • Optimization Methods
  • Single / Multi-Objective Optimization
  • Constrained / Unconstrained Optimization - Deterministic / Heuristic (e.g. Genetic Algorithm - GA)
  • Introduction to new modeFRONTIER 4.5 interface
10:15 - 12:00 Overview of modeFRONTIER 4.5 | Interface and Hands-on Example
  • New Workflow GUI features
  • Workflow Creation / Problem Setup
  • Example Integrations
  • Excel and other sample analysis programs capable of running in batch mode
  • Introduction to New Run Analysis functionality 
  • Run DOE and perform simple data analysis / statistical analysis
1:00 - 3:00PM Optimization problem set up, RSM and Post-processing with modeFRONTIER
  • Optimization Problem Setup. Comparison of various optimization algorithms
  • Data Analysis / Post-processing Features for Decision Making
  • Creation and use of Response Surface Methods / Approximation Methods (RSM) (with Hands-on Example)
  • Use of RSM for Virtual Optimization and Data Analysis
3:15 - 4:30PM Integration & Process Automation with modeFRONTIER
  • Examples illustrating modeFRONTIER coupling with CAD/CAE tools like FEA, CFD, MATLAB, In-house tools and MDO workflows etc.
  • Importing Data from Excel / Text Files
  • Exporting modeFRONTIER Charts