Autodesk Moldflow Adviser

This course introduces you to Autodesk Moldflow Adviser, and gives you an understanding of polymer flow and how it relates to part quality.

Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced
Course Length: 32 Hours

What you'll learn

  • It’s All About Flow
  • User Interface Overview
  • Analysis Workflow
  • Materials
  • Design Adviser Analysis
  • Gate Placement
  • Molding Window
  • Evaluating the Part Design
  • Reports
  • Gate and Runner Design
  • Pack and Warp Overview
  • Cooling Modeling and Analysis

Course Description

Autodesk Moldflow Adviser The Complete Guide gives you an understanding of polymer flow and how it relates to part quality and introduces you to Autodesk Moldflow Adviser. This course is designed to use all learning styles from the text, audio, video, interactivity, quizzes and practical “Let Me Try” examples.

Course Outline

Autodesk Moldflow Adviser Course Outline

It’s All About Flow

  • It is all about Flow – Introduction
  • How Plastic fills a mold
  • Key molding settings
  • Moldflow Flow Concepts

User Interface Overview

  • User Interface Overview – Introduction
  • Adviser’s User Interface Components
  • Working in Adviser

Analysis Workflow

  • Analysis Workflow – Introduction
  • Optimizing the Part Filling
  • Optimizing the Fill and Pack of the Mold
  • Optimizing the Part’s Warpage


  • Materials – Introduction
  • Material Properties
  • Materials Database

Design Adviser Analysis

  • Design Adviser Analysis – Introduction
  • Analysis setup
  • Results

Gate Placement

  • Gate Placement – Introduction
  • Flow Concepts
  • Number of gates
  • Position gates

Molding Window

  • Molding Window – Introduction
  • Analysis inputs and results

Evaluating the Part Design

  • Evaluating Part Designs


  • Reports – Introduction
  • Create reports
  • Export files
  • Communicator

Gate and Runner Design

  • Gate and Runner Design – Introduction
  • Flow Concepts
  • Gate design
  • Modeling feed systems
  • Runner Sizing

Pack and Warp Overview

  • Pack and Warp Overview – Introduction
  • Packing Analysis
  • Packing Results
  • Shrinkage
  • Warpage Analysis
  • Warpage Results

Cooling Modeling and Analysis

  • Cooling Modeling and Analysis – Introduction
  • Cooling modeling
  • Cooling Overview
  • Cooling Analysis
  • Effect of Cooling on Packing and Warpage

Navigation Strategies

Beginners: Complete the course in order from beginning to end. Once any topic is completed, you will have full access to it at any time for one year after registration, to use as a resource.

Intermediate/Advanced Users: Use the course as a flexible resource tool to find what you need, whenever you need it. Try the assessment tests first, if you get 80%+ you can move to the next level, if you get less than 80% you should complete the lecture. This gives you a pre and post-assessment score, which can be used to track your skills improvements.

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  • 2017

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