Trelis Tutorials

csimsoft

Let us help make learning Trelis easier.

We are dedicated to helping you succeed. Below are several "how-to" videos and PDF tutorials for learning how to use Trelis.


Getting started.

Installation - Standalone

Instructions for installing a node-locked license of Trelis on a standalone computer.


Installation - Network

Instructions for installing a floating license of Trelis on a network.


Trelis GUI Overview

Overview of the Trelis GUI, including toolbars, command panels, etc.



Video tutorials.

Smart Meshing Tool

Using Trelis's automatic tools to automatically mesh your model.

ITEM Wizard

Using the ITEM Wizard to guide you through the meshing process from importing to preparation to exporting.

Extended Selection

Using Python to create filters for the Extended Selection tool.

Defeaturing

Using power tools to clean up a model in preparation for meshing.

Decomposition

Creating meshable volumes in Trelis.

Boolean Operations

Using powerful Boolean operations to intersect, subtract, and unite volumes in Trelis.

Journal Files

Understanding the powerful use of journal files to save and share Trelis commands.

IDless Journal Files

Sandia National Laboratories' CUBIT tutorial on using IDLess journal files. Applicable to Trelis.

Vertex Types

Sandia National Laboratories' CUBIT tutorial on vertex types. Applicable to Trelis.
Sample files: example19_1.cub, example19_2.cub

Pillowing

Sandia National Laboratories' CUBIT tutorial on pillowing. Applicable to Trelis.
Sample files: example20_1.cub, example20_2.cub

Localizing the GUI

Create Qt translation source and message files for localizing the Trelis GUI, such as changing menus, tooltips, and prompts to another language.

X-ray Selection

Using X-Ray selection to select entities that are hidden behind other entities.

Creating Components

October 3, 2012 - Creating custom components in Trelis. (27:15 minutes)

Download video

Customizaton and Scripting

September 19, 2012 - Using powerful scripting and journal file features to parameterize models for design sensitivity. (41:05 minutes)

Download .PDF and .JOU and Video

Partial Sphere

One method for meshing a partial sphere using Trelis. See the journal file.

Midsurfaces

Using the midsurface command to create multisurfaces midway between pairs of surfaces.

Suggest a Video

Want to learn more about using Trelis? Suggest a video tutorial.


Step-by-step tutorials.

Visit our forum.

Have a question about Trelis? Post it on our forum.