# Simulation Analysis for Mechanical Engineers Coursera Answer

## Week 1 quiz

1.
Question 1
Which workspace is used to prepare a design for simulation?

1 point

• Edit Model.
• Model.
• Simplify.
• Prepare.

2.
Question 2
Which directions can be controlled with a fixed structural constraint?

1 point

• Ux, Uy and Uz.
• Uz.
• Mx, My and Mz.
• Ux, Uy, Uz, Mx, My and Mz.

3.
Question 3
A bolted connection replaces the need for meshing and solving a solid bolted connection.

1 point

• False.
• True.

4.
Question 4
Structural loads define a designs connection to other objects.

1 point

• False.
• True.

5.
Question 5
How many cloud credits are required to solve a static stress simulation study when using the cloud solve option?

1 point

• 5.
• 15.
• 10.
• 20.

## Week 2 quiz

1.
Question 1
Preservation regions define areas of a design that are?

1 point

Nothing.

Considered to be a different material.

A containment boundary for the study.

Excluded from shape optimization.

2.
Question 2
Stiffness parameter for a shape optimization can’t be changed?

1 point

False.

True.

3.
Question 3
A mesh result can only be promoted into the design workspace.

1 point

False.

True.

4.
Question 4
A mesh result gets converted to a solid body in the design workspace.

1 point

True.

False.

5.
Question 5
What feature allows for the creation of a slice sketch through a mesh body?

1 point

Mesh Section.

Mesh Slice.

Mesh Curve.

Mesh Cut.

## Week 3 quiz

1.
Question 1
Nonlinear simulation materials must contain?

1 point

Linear properties.

Nonlinear properties.

Non-Newtonian properties.

Non-Ferrous properties.

2.
Question 2
Nonlinear simulation studies don’t require loads.

1 point

False.

True.

3.
Question 3
Which analysis type would be used to evaluate if a design deformed under high RPM?

1 point

Structural buckling.

Nonlinear static stress.

Static stress.

Modal frequency.

4.
Question 4
What happens when bodies used to create point masses are moved in a simulation study?

1 point

The point masses stay at their original location.

The results are out of date and must be resolved.

Nothing.

A new simulation model is automatically created.

5.
Question 5
Pressure can’t be applied in a Fusion 360 simulation.

1 point

False.

True.

## Week 4 quiz

1.
Question 1
Thermal simulations should be run will all bodies of an assembly rather than removing any bodies or components.

1 point

False.

True.

2.
Question 2
Thermal studies require contact sets to be solved.

1 point

False.

True.

3.
Question 3
If mesh elements in a certain area of a design don’t provide adequate resolution what might apply? (select all that apply)

1 point

Nothing, the default mesh is always good enough.

Re-mesh and see if it changes.

Local mesh control.

4.
Question 4
Which event simulation setting controls the number of steps in the displayed results?

1 point

Result Step.

Result Intervals.

Heartbeat.

Event Duration.

5.
Question 5
All bodies in a thermal stress simulation study do not need to be meshed.

1 point

False.

True.

## Final assessment

1.
Question 1
Fusion 360 does not provide a default library of materials.

1 point

False.

True.

2.
Question 2
How can a custom material be created?

1 point

Copy a library material and modify it.

Only library materials can be used.

Creating a material from scratching.

3.
Question 3
What information is copied when you clone a load condition? (select all that apply)

1 point

Structural constraints.

Simulation solve results.

4.
Question 4
Simulation results only show the safety factor of a design.

1 point

True.

False.

5.
Question 5
Minimize mass parameter for a shape optimization can’t be changed.

1 point

False.

True.

6.
Question 6
If a shape optimization result contains some internal pockets or occlusions how can they be viewed?

1 point

Slice Plane

Cut Plane.

Section View.

Opacity Control.

7.
Question 7
Shape optimization automatically sends loads and constraints to a static stress simulation setup.

1 point

True.

False.

8.
Question 8
Shape optimization looks at?

1 point

Plastic deformation.

Factor of safety.

Failure of a specific material.

9.
Question 9
After a simulation study is run and model adjustments are made what happens to the simulation results?

1 point

They are saved externally to be reviewed.

They are locked and can no longer be accessed.

They update automatically once the study is activated.

They are out of date and must be re-solved.

10.
Question 10
Which of the following need to be applied to solve a structural buckling study of a single beam? (select all that apply)

1 point

Constraint.

Local mesh control.

Contact Set.

11.
Question 11
Modal frequency requires the use of loads and constraints.

1 point

True.

False.

12.
Question 12
What happens to the simulation results if you reduce the mass of a design in a modal frequency study?

1 point

You change the material type.

You reduce the mass participation.

There will be no change, mass doesn’t affect modal frequency.

13.
Question 13
A rigid body connector can connect two bodies that are not touching.

1 point

False.

True.

14.
Question 14
When a point mass is created using multiple bodies a point mass is created at each body.

1 point

False.

True.

15.
Question 15
Material properties are not important to a thermal simulation study. Only the study setup information such as thermal loading.

1 point

False.

True.

16.
Question 16
What type of load would you apply to a design that constantly added thermal energy into a design from an electrical component?

1 point

Heat Source.

Convection.

Applied Temperature.

17.
Question 17
Rigid bodies are excluded from evaluation during an event simulation.

1 point

True.

False.

18.
Question 18
Contacts must be set even for rigid bodies in an event simulation.

1 point

True.

False.

19.
Question 19
A mesh must be manually generated before you can solve a simulation study.

1 point

False.

True.

20.
Question 20
Cloning a simulation model does not copy simulation study setup information.

1 point

False.

True.