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
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.
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7 months ago
Create several types of derived drawing views and understand the unique characteristics of each view type. A derived drawing view is created by referencing an existing drawing view. Create a projected view by folding off an existing drawing view. Project a view normal to a selected edge to create an auxiliary view. Show a portion of a view at an enlarged scale using detail views. Create a drawing view relative to planes or planar faces in the model. Focus on a portion of a drawing view by cropping and hiding the unwanted entities. Shorten an existing drawing view using broken views.
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20 days ago
Create reference planes in any orientation using existing reference and solid geometry. You use reference planes for sketching or as a reference for other features. Create reference planes in a variety of orientations from different reference selections. Create reference planes from one or more geometric references.
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20 days ago
Evaluate the size, weight, and more of a model using the measure and mass properties tools. Understand how the material and coordinate system of a part affect its mass properties. Measure between points and circles to determine the size of a part.
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20 days ago
Create rectangles as entities in a sketch. Learn about the variety of tools you can use to create rectangles. Understand when you might choose the different rectangle tools based on the center and corners of the rectangle.
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16 days ago
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
Hollow out solid bodies using the Shell feature. Apply different wall thicknesses to selected faces. Select multiple faces to be removed in the shelling operation. Understand how the shelling operation affects filleted and rounded edges.
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1 year ago
Create a pattern of one or more features or bodies in one or two circular directions. The circular direction is based on a cylindrical or conical face, a circular or linear edge, centerline or axis. Spacing of instances can be controlled in different ways. Create circular patterns of existing features. Vary spacing and range.
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20 days ago
Use automatic sketch relations to capture design intent as you sketch a profile. Identify the icons that appear on the cursor to signify automatic sketch relations. Create a sketch profile and add automatic sketch relations as you sketch.
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20 days ago
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
Explore the Miter Flange feature, including sketching the profile, edge selection, and other pertinent options. Create a miter flange. Learn and understand the different options for miter flange.
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1 year ago
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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20 days ago
Learn how to a create SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard vault and setup a local client view. Create and configure a SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard vault. Setup a local client view connection to the newly created vault.
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19 days ago
Use design tables to quickly create many configurations that change the values of dimensions and the suppression states of features. Set up a model to effectively use design tables. Understand the options when creating a design table. Add columns to a design table for additional dimensions and features to control. Add rows to a design table for additional configurations to create.
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1 year ago
Find out who DraftSight is for, what it can do to help you and your organization, and which DraftSight product will best meet your requirements. Who DraftSight is for. Why you should choose DraftSight. Which product best suits your needs.
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4 months ago
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
Create lines and centerlines as entities in a sketch. Understand the options for creating lines in a sketch. Draw lines that are vertical, horizontal, or at a specified angle. Use centerlines for relations and dimensions to facilitate the creation of model geometry.
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16 days ago
Get familiar with the 3DEXPERIENCE platform environment, objects, objects and project organization for SIMULIAworks projects. Create basic design changes. Use PLM Services Connector to transfer SOLIDWORKS files with multiple assembly configurations to 3DEXPERIENCE platform. Organize 3DEXPERIENCE platform objects in folder-like structure with the help of bookmarks. Transfer design changes made in SOLIDWORKS into SIMULIAworks case studies.
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1 year ago
Create a weldment frame from a series of layout sketches. The weldment environment uses standard weldment profiles to define the type of structural members in the weldment. Members of the same type and size are created in one feature. Create a weldment frame. Insert structural members. Relocate the profile sketch. Change corner treatments.
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20 days ago
Use surface tools to create complex blends at the intersections of surfaces. The tools used in this module include trim surfaces, lofted surfaces, and fill surfaces. Trim surfaces using a sketch as the trim entity. Create a blend between surfaces using a lofted surface. Fill an area that is completely bounded by surfaces using the fill surface tool.
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1 year ago
Use sketch relations to fully define a sketch and capture design intent. Learn about automatic sketch relations and sketch relations that you add manually. Add relations between two lines to understand common sketch relations. Add relations between circles and arcs to observe additional sketch relations.
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1 year ago
Learn which files are contained in a specific folder and where they are used.
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1 year ago
Create a sketch driven pattern, table driven pattern, curve driven pattern, and a fill pattern. These patterns allow you to pattern features in non-linear or non-circular directions. Use sketch points to define a sketch driven pattern. Specify coordinates for a table driven pattern. Convert entities to create a sketch for a curve driven pattern. Distribute features within a boundary using a fill pattern.
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20 days ago