Review the basic functionality of the SOLIDWORKS Dynamics module. Show activation of SOLIDWORKS Simulation Add-In. Review the available modules for specific dynamic load times.
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1 year ago
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Setup initial dynamic simulation, solve and postprocess the results. Understand the importance of natural frequencies in dynamic simulations. Compare the dynamic and static results. Setup, run and postprocess a basic transient study Calculate a sufficient number of natural frequencies Use the mass participation factor to estimate a sufficient number of natural frequencies Run dynamic simulation for slow and fast forces, and compare their results
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1 year ago
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Setup, run and postprocess a harmonic simulation. Understand and practice the frequency domain excitation definition. Practice postprocessing results from the harmonic study. Setup, run and postprocess a harmonic study Use the mass participation factor to select a sufficient number of natural frequencies Optimize the finite element mesh for dynamic simulation Define the harmonic load in the frequency domain Postprocess results from the harmonic study
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1 year ago
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Setup, run and postprocess a dynamic simulation with the base motion shock excitation. Understand the optimum mesh design, and get more familiar with the estimation of the minimum number of natural frequencies. Understand the basics of damping. Setup, run and postprocess a transient study Define base excitation shock load Use the mass participation factor to select a sufficient number of natural frequencies Optimize the finite element mesh for dynamic simulation Define structural damping Calculate the maximum time step Use remote mass to simplify the model
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1 year ago
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An overview of the SOLIDWORKS PDM data management solution and functionality, powered by Microsoft SQL Server. Log into a vault. View files found in the vault. Check in and out a SOLIDWORKS part file. Modify a part. Logging out of the vault.
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1 year ago
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Demonstrating how to log into vaults using the Windows Explorer interface as well as the SOLIDWORKS PDM Task Bar Item icon. Log into multiple vaults using the same log in credentials. Log into multiple vaults using different log in credentials. Log of off vaults. Set up automatic log in functionalities when signing into a Windows user profile.
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1 year ago
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Discuss the three SOLIDWORKS PDM client types to distinguish them from one another. Editor Can work with all file types CAD Add-Ins Contributor Can work with all file types Add-Ins are not enabled Viewer Read-only access within the vault Cannot add or modify files
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1 year ago
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Make modifications to a file using Window Explorer to check the file in and out. Check a file out of the vault. Check a file in the vault.
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1 year ago
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Demonstrate the navigation of the vault within the Windows Explorer interface. Locating the SOLIDWORKS PDM tools. Opening files from the vault.
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1 year ago
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Learn the file history tool. Access an early version of a part. Access the latest version of a part.
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1 year ago
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Learn which files are contained in a specific folder and where they are used.
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1 year ago
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Demonstrate the creation of a reference between a newly created MS Word file and an assembly. Remove the reference using the custom references functionality.
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1 year ago
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Demonstrate the use of the SOLIDWORKS PDM Search tools. Discuss the three search tools: Quick Search, Embedded Search and the Search Tool. Quickly find files using Quick Search. Understand how to use the embedded search tool.
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1 year ago
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Learn the search functions found in the tool, which are not available in the Windows Explorer Integrated search. Modifying search favorites Exporting search results into MS Excel Search for users within a vault
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1 year ago
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Demonstrate how to create a search favorite related to finding documents are checked out by a certain user. Demonstrate how to let other users see the favorite search. Use the search favorite when logged in as another user.
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1 year ago
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Demonstrate how to submit a document for approval. Sending through a workflow from the Under Change state to Change Pending Approval. Demonstrate how to send a notification to a specific approver with comments included. Log into the vault as an approver and demonstrate how to approve a document.
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1 year ago
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Demonstrate how to clear the local cache for individual files as well as entire folders in a vault.
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1 year ago
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Learn how SOLIDWORKS PDM displays BOM types in the Windows Explorer interface.
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1 year ago
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Demonstrate how to copy all CAD and non-CAD files from one folder, into a new folder. Distinguish between the copied files and the original file. Demonstrate how to move one file into another file, while preserving their references.
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1 year ago
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Create a named BOM, derived from a computed BOM. Modify and add new items into a table. Check the new named BOM into a vault. Compare to an original computed BOM.
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1 year ago
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Review the basic functionality of the SOLIDWORKS Nonlinear module. Show activation of SOLIDWORKS Simulation Add-In. Learn three basic nonlinear phenomena in engineering calculations. Review of control methods available in the module. Review of basic material models available in the module.
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1 year ago
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Review the difference between small displacement linear, and large displacement nonlinear analyses. Introduce the concept of time curves, and discuss basic options. Solve small displacement linear analysis to demonstrate inaccurate solution. Define a nonlinear simulation study. Use time curves to control variation of the nonlinear loading. Use fixed increment stepping, and autostepping stepping procedures to solve the nonlinear problem. Postprocess results of the nonlinear simulation. Compare results from nonlinear studies with various setup parameters.
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1 year ago
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Introduction to the force control and displacement control methods in nonlinear module. Experience and resolve solution instabilities when solving nonlinear problems. Define nonlinear study boundary conditions and loads. Stabilize force control method to arrive to a final solution. Solve the problem using the displacement control method. Adjust boundary conditions for the displacement control method. Compare nonlinear results from the force control, and the displacement control methods.
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1 year ago
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Introduction to the material nonlinearity, namely metal plasticity. Effect of mesh quality on the quality of the numerical stress results. Solve problem with linear small displacement solution and identify a need for the nonlinear solution due to high stress. Define nonlinear study boundary conditions and loads. Define nonlinear material model with von Mises plasticity. Use simplified bi-linear plasticity material model. Review the stress and displacement results at various times. Study effect of mesh quality on the quality of the stress results. Use the mesh sectioning feature to review stress distribution within the bodies.
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1 year ago
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