 Product/Role:  Examine the motion of a catapult as it is loaded and throws a projectile. Add solid bodies contact, add a spring and apply friction. Determine torque required to rotate the crank and load the catapult. Determine the displacement of the loading spring. Study the effect of contact friction on the motion of the projectile.  Run SOLIDWORKS Flow simulation and monitor it. Postprocess Flow simulation results. Launch the SOLIDWORKS Flow simulation and monitor it in the solver window. Monitor execution of the simulation in the solver window. Postprocess results using cut plots, surface plots, flow trajectories. Create 2D graphs from the calculated results, extract results on desired geometrical entities.  Learn about SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation software. View sample applications from the real world. View sample real world examples where the software was used. Build the SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation project. Use Wizard to define Flow Simulation project. Define boundary conditions. Define goals. Mesh the model geometry.  Generate a cam profile based on an input follower displacement from a data set. Define a motion of a follower using Data Points. Generate a cam profile using Trace Path. Verify the generated cam profile.  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.  Simulate a mechanism placing an object into a box and a cover on the box. Apply servo motors. Add proximity sensors. Create and run event based motion study. Mesh the Flow Simulation geometry using automated meshing approach. Understand the Basic mesh, and Initial mesh concepts. Control the Global Initial mesh refinement level. Analyze the Minimum Gap Size feature value as the project settings change. Plot mesh on cut plots. Prepare SOLIDWORKS geometry for Flow Simulation analysis. Create lids manually. Create lids using the Lid Creation tool. Check if the geometry is water tight for internal flow analysis. Detect leaks in improperly sealed geometry. 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 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.  SOLIDWORKS Motion is a virtual prototyping tool for engineers and designers interested in understanding the performance of their assemblies. Perform a basic motion analysis using SOLIDWORKS Motion. Simulate the weight of a vehicle on the jack. Determine toque and power required to lift it.     