**NAS 101: Linear Static and Normal Modes Analysis**

Linear Static Analysis of a Simply-Supported Truss:
*Define a set of material properties for the previous exercise using the beam library and perform static analysis under 3 separate loading conditions.*

Rigid Element Analysis with RBAR:
*Create a tube model with a 'rigid' end and apply a torque load for linear static analysis.*

Rigid Element Analysis with RBE2 and CONM2:
*Create a tube model with a 'rigid' end, define mass concentrations and apply a gravitational load for linear static analysis.*

**NAS103: MSC/NASTRAN Nonlinear Analysis**

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*Geometric Linear Analysis of a Cantilever Beam:
*Perform linear analysis on a cantilever beam under four increasing loads, create an accurate deformation plot of the model and a plot of the load factor vs. displacement.*

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*Linear Buckling Load Analysis (without spring):
*Demonstrate the use of linear buckling analysis.*

**NAS120: Linear Static and Normal Nodes Analysis Using MSC/NASTRAN and MSC/PATRAN**

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*Linear Static Analysis of a Simply-Supported Truss:
*Create a finite element truss with segments in tension or compression connected by smooth pins.*

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*Linear Static Analysis of a Cantilever Beam (SI Units):
*Create and apply a pure bending load to a hollow, rectangular beam.*

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*Linear Static Analysis of a Simply-Supported Stiffened Plate:
*Create a stiffened plate, prepare a MSC/NASTRAN input file for a Linear Static analysis and visualize results.*

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*Linear Static Analysis of a Solid Lug:
*Create a geometrical cantilever lug, define nonuniform loads using Fields, prepare file for MSC/NASTRAN input and visualize analysis results.*

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*Restarting a Linear Static Analysis of a Simply-Supported Stiffened Plate:
*Restart previous Stiffened Plate for new load conditions.*

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*Linear Static - Rigid Element Analysis with RBE2 and CONM2:
*Run previous lessons using linear static analysis.*

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*Linear Static Analysis of a Cantilever Beam Using Beam Library (SI Units):
*Create and apply a pure bending load to a hollow, rectangular beam using beam library.*