This video focuses on the process for movement and motion analysis using SOLIDWORKS Conceptual Design. Create basic linkages quickly and easily. Add motors and linear actuators to drive your mechanisms. Setup contact to simulate physical dynamics.
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2 years ago
ENG
Animate an assembly from a first-person perspective. Create walkthrough animations. Position the camera throughout the animation sequence. Align the camera to a sketch path throughout the animation sequence. Save animations as AVI files.
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3 months ago
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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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3 months ago
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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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3 months 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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3 months ago
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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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3 months ago
ENG
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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3 months ago
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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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3 months ago
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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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3 months ago
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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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3 months ago
ENG
Observe stress analysis of a part using SimulationXpress to determine the deformation of the part under the influence of a load (force or pressure). Understand the assumptions and limitations of SimulationXpress. Observe stress analysis being performed on a part.
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3 months ago
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Use SimulationXpress to analyze deformation of parts by applying fixtures and loads and defining materials. Vary load and/or pressure and customize materials. Learn to start and run SimulationXpress to analyze a single body part. Get comfortable working with items on design tree. Understand that pressure and/or load can be applied only to faces uniformly and constantly. Understand that custom materials properties must accurately represent part materials.
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3 months ago
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Based on analyses result, optimize factor of safety, maximum stress or maximum displacement value to an acceptable value. Vary a dimension within the range to try to meet the requirement. Make the design leaner or reduce material cost if it meets or exceeds the factor of safety. Achieve factor of safety through optimizing design. Use built-in automation capability to optimize a model. Run simulation.
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3 months ago
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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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3 months ago
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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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3 months ago
ENG