This free workshop will cover the basics of Abaqus, a suite of software applications for finite element analysis and computer-aided engineering from Dassault Systems. Space in the workshop is limited to the first 40 people to RSVP to Pam Joop at firstname.lastname@example.org or (217) 244-0409. Please RSVP by 3 pm CST on Thursday, April 12. Participants must bring their own Windows-equipped laptop computer. Lunch will be provided.