Perl for Structural Analysts
This course will provide an introduction to the use of PERL for parsing engineering data. The emphasis will be on output files of various engineering programs including Nastran, Ansys, Femap, and Patran. Perl is an open source, multi-platform scripting language designed for the rapid parsing of arbitrary text files. The course will be focused exclusively on solving practical problems with lots of example code and interaction with students.
This course will focus on how to use Mathcad effectively to support engineering reports and verify VBA, perl, matlab, and other software is coded properly. Introductions into the Mathcad handbooks will be presented with many SMC examples of real world problems, unique solutions, multi-variable optimization, and instructional displays of engineering principals.
This course will focus on the practical implementation of VBA for engineering applications. An emphasis on function creation and subroutines will be presented for processing large amounts of engineering data. Real world examples and lots of coding examples will be reviewed and shared with the students.