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Learn how to optimize designs to reduce model weight by varying model dimensions. Apply parameters and constraints to optimize your design to meet goals. Learn how design studies are used with Simulation.
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1 month ago
ENG
Understand how contacts can be used when analyzing the natural vibration of assembly structures. Analyze the mode shapes, which correspond to resonant frequencies, in an assembly. Test various contact conditions to analyze structure stiffness.
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1 month ago
ENG
Discover the SOLIDWORKS Simulation product suite by exploring all of the modules. Analyze heat transfer and fluid flow using SOLIDWORKS Flow. Use Sustainability to reduce the environmental impact of your designs. Explore stress-strain analysis using SOLIDWORKS Simulation. Analyze rigid body dynamics using SOLIDWORKS Motion. View the fill patterns of plastic injected parts using SOLIDWORKS Plastics.
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1 year ago
ENG
Discover how to analyze a portion of a larger assembly to save time and to get more accurate results using submodeling. Create a submodel study from a parent study. Discover how loads transfer automatically into a submodel study. Save time and computational resources while maintaining accurate results. Use eDrawings to save the results.
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1 year ago
ENG
Learn how to combine loads in different configurations using the Load Case Manager. Discover how the combined effect of different loading conditions affects your design. Combine live and dead loads into your analysis. Use equations to conveniently combine loads.
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1 year ago
ENG
Discover how to analyze a structure under repeated loading conditions using the Fatigue module. Apply S-N curves to materials for repetitive loading analysis. Apply correction factors for more realistic results. View damage plots to analyze material life.
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1 year ago
ENG
Learn how to do thermal analysis while considering radiation, conduction and convection. Obtain accurate thermal results by considering the effects of conduction, convection and radiation. Measure temperature and heat flux.
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1 year ago
ENG
This series covers contact hierarchy, pin connectors and spring connectors. Apply material to pin connectors to analyze strength. Create springs with preload to account for spring tension. Use contact hierarchy to control contacts.
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1 year ago
ENG
This module introduces the Simulation user interface and walks through the setup process for a simple part. The simulation is then run and the results are analyzed. Learn the Simulation user interface. Apply fixtures, materials and loads. Run the simulation and analyze the model for stress and displacement.
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1 year ago
ENG
This series introduces the concept of contact as well as bolts and remote loads. Analyze contacts within assemblies. Simplify the model by eliminating parts which can be represented using connectors and remote loads.
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1 year ago
ENG
Learn how shells are used to model thin structures. Create shells on thin structures using the shell manager. Apply symmetry fixtures to reduce computational efforts.
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1 year ago
ENG
This module introduces the concept of mesh convergence by seeing how the size of elements affects stresses, strains and displacements. Learn how changing the global element size affects the results. Discover how to apply mesh controls at specific locations. See how sharp corners can produce stress concentrations.
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1 year ago
ENG