SOLIDWORKS Model Based Definition (MBD) 2015 arrived!

The Solidworks Blog

I’m pleased to announce that SOLIDWORKS Model Based Definition (MBD) 2015 was released this week! Figure 2: Model based definition in SOLIDWORKS MBD 2015. SOLIDWORKS MBD provides 3 key capabilities: Intelligent and semantic 3D PMI definition and organization.

Free SOLIDWORKS Model Based Definition Learning Resources

The Solidworks Blog

Model-based definition (MBD) is a process shift. Therefore, besides the SOLIDWORKS MBD product, you are also assisted at MySolidWorks with 12 free* SOLIDWORKS MBD product learning modules including videos, click simulations, quizzes and sample datasets.

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New in SIMULATION 2015 – Flip Shell Orientation in Definition

Javelin Tech Tips

If not, after meshing you would need to select the incorrect faces, right-click on the Mesh item in the tree and “Flip Shell Elements” As the Preview in the Shell Definition indicated, the offset was going in the wrong direction.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2020 Mixed Draft and High Quality Mesh

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Draft Quality (1st Order) Element. SOLIDWORKS Simulation High Quality (2nd order) Element. SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2020 introduces a big time-saver for running Linear Static studies with all solid bodies. SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2020 Mixed Mesh.

Meet the Product Definition Team: Nandish Datti

The Solidworks Blog

Product Definition team members are a major component in determining and defining enhancements and new functionality included within the SOLIDWORKS products each year. He has four years of work experience in the field of support, training and development of Simulation tools.

Meet the Product Definition Team: Jody Stiles

The Solidworks Blog

Product Definition team members are a major component in determining and defining enhancements and new functionality included within the SOLIDWORKS products each year. Anything else you’d like to add about your experience in SOLIDWORKS Product Definition?

Meet the Product Definition Team: Blake Reeves

The Solidworks Blog

Product Definition team members are a major component in determining and defining enhancements and new functionality included within the SOLIDWORKS products each year. Blake is a proud geek working in Product Definition on a large variety of the innovative tools in SOLIDWORKS.

Meet the Product Definition Team: Ravi Shrivastava

The Solidworks Blog

Product Definition team members are a major component in determining and defining enhancements and new functionality included within the SOLIDWORKS products each year. Ravi has been a part of the Product Definition Team for about a year. Who decides What’s New in SOLIDWORKS?

Meet the Product Definition Team: Frank Ruepp

The Solidworks Blog

Product Definition team members are a major component in determining and defining enhancements and new functionality included within the SOLIDWORKS products each year. Anything else you’d like to add about Product Definition? Who decides What’s New in SOLIDWORKS?

Product Definition: A User’s Journey

The Solidworks Blog

Product Definition team members are a major component in determining and defining enhancements and new functionality included within the SOLIDWORKS products each year. Twitter LinkedIn The post Product Definition: A User’s Journey appeared first on The SOLIDWORKS Blog.

Meet the Product Definition Team: Jeff Niederman

The Solidworks Blog

Product Definition team members are a major component in determining and defining enhancements and new functionality included within the SOLIDWORKS products each year. Before he joined the Product Definition Team, he worked in Technical Support, first on the phones and later as a manager.

Meet the Product Definition Team: Rob Jost

The Solidworks Blog

Product Definition team members are a major component in determining and defining enhancements and new functionality included within the SOLIDWORKS products each year. Twitter LinkedIn The post Meet the Product Definition Team: Rob Jost appeared first on The SOLIDWORKS Blog.

SIMULIA Structural Simulation Engineer – Solving Complex Physics with Speed and Confidence

The Solidworks Blog

I’m excited to announce that starting today SIMULIA® Structural Simulation Engineer (SSE) is commercially available! Built on the Dassault Systèmes 3DEXPERIENCE® platform, SSE enables you to speed up the design process by running simulation calculations in the cloud or on your local machine.

SIMULIA Simulation Engineer: Try out a new workflow for SOLIDWORKS users

The Solidworks Blog

We would like to invite SOLIDWORKS users who are interested in additional nonlinear simulation capabilities to join a lighthouse beta program and try the new SIMULIA Simulation Engineer. What is SIMULIA Simulation Engineer?

My Highlights of SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018: the New Toplogy Study

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018 introduces a new study type, the Topology Study, which enables designers and engineers to develop innovative minimum mass components. The post My Highlights of SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018: the New Toplogy Study appeared first on The SOLIDWORKS Blog.

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation No Penetration Contact Advanced Options

Javelin Tech Tips

When defining a No Penetration Contact Set in SOLIDWORKS Simulation you have some Advanced Options. SOLIDWORKS Simulation No Penetration Contact Advanced Options. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Study Properties. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Global Bonded Contact.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2017 Mass Properties of Simulation Studies

Javelin Tech Tips

With SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2017 you now have the ability to calculate the Mass Properties of your Simulation studies. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Mass Properties. Included in SOLIDWORKS Simulation Mass Properties. How to access SOLIDWORKS Simulation Mass Properties.

Goals in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation

The Solidworks Blog

One of the key technologies in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation is a concept in the software called Goals. The Goals in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation serve 3 purposes: Defines Design Goals and/or other important criteria. SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Goal Types.

Who Decides What’s New in SOLIDWORKS? Meet the Product Definition Team

The Solidworks Blog

Product Definition team members are a major component in determining and defining enhancements and new functionality included within the SOLIDWORKS products each year. Meet the Product Definition Team appeared first on The SOLIDWORKS Blog. Who decides What’s New in SOLIDWORKS?

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2017

The Solidworks Blog

The newest release of SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2017 is packed with new user-requested enhancements that make it even easier and faster to determine the impact of a liquid or gas flow on your product designs during the design phase—long before physical protoypes are created.

Testing an Anti-Shark Cage in SOLIDWORKS Simulation

The Solidworks Blog

Combine my long-time obsession with sharks and my smart co-workers here at SOLIDWORKS, and I was finally able to discover just what it would take to break an anti-shark cage, thanks to SOLIDWORKS Simulation. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Anti-Shark Cage Shark Shark Cage Simulation

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation – Pin Connector

Javelin Tech Tips

The post SOLIDWORKS Simulation – Pin Connector appeared first on SolidWorks Tech Tips, Videos & Tutorials from Javelin. Simulation FEA Tech Tips pin connector A Pin Connector connects a solid or a shell body to another solid or shell body.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2017 Edit Multiple Contact Sets

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2017 now enables you to edit multiple Contact Sets at the same time. This enhancement can be a big time saver if you need to make a quick change to the properties of several Contact Sets in your Simulation studies. Edit Multiple Contact Sets of the same definition.

Structural and Fluid Simulation for Oil & Gas Products

The Solidworks Blog

Regarding the simulation of these components, it is very important to know the failure process of each of them. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Solution. The regular design shows the worst values (lower red curve) and the new design definitely show better stress coefficient (upper green curve).

How to Refresh SOLIDWORKS Simulation Plots [VIDEO]

Javelin Tech Tips

When you are viewing a SOLIDWORKS Simulation plot and a graphical change has made to the model (like exploded views, hide/show, isolate), the original plot remains visible. Exploding a View with a Simulation Plot visible. Method #1 – Hide, then Show your Simulation Plot.

How to Easily Democratize Simulation Results

The Solidworks Blog

Last year, I attended a conference about Simulation & Analysis during which a senior engineer mentioned in his presentation that he has a hard time sharing Simulation results to colleagues and non-simulation users. How to Easily Democratize Simulation Results - July 22, 2014.

What is SOLIDWORKS Simulation and how can it help me?

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Software. If you are an existing SOLIDWORKS user then you need to take a look at the Simulation suite of products that are built right into SOLIDWORKS. Discover SOLIDWORKS Simulation. Access the SIMULATION Videos.

SOLIDWORKS SIMULATION 2015! Enhancements that will blow you away

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS 2015 is finally here and I have had the chance to play around with the latest simulation capabilities in SOLIDWORKS. Here are some of the enhancements that you will see in the upcoming release of SOLIDWORKS SIMULATION. Rotating Mesh in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation.

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation: Printed Circuit Board

Javelin Tech Tips

Layer Definition. The Layer Definition type implies that you must specify the PCB total thickness (t) and the Number of conducting layers (nC). – or – In the Flow Simulation analysis tree right-click the Printed Circuit Boards item and select Insert Printed Circuit Board.

Recording Macros in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2017

Javelin Tech Tips

You now have the power of recording your own macros for studies in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2017. Recording Macros in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2017. The post Recording Macros in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2017 appeared first on SOLIDWORKS Tech Tips, Videos & Tutorials from Javelin.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2015 Load Case Manager

Javelin Tech Tips

In SOLIDWORKS Simulation a new load case manager interface within a Static study allows you to define (secondary) load combinations from (primary) load definitions quickly and evaluate the effects of the various load combinations on your model.

SOLIDWORKS 2015 Product Manager Showcase: What’s New in Simulation

The Solidworks Blog

Today’s SOLIDWORKS Expert is Delphine Genouvrier, Product Manager, Simulation. What’s new: Shell Manager , one of the new features in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2015, is sure to be a favorite of any users who regularly create large shell models for thin geometry.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation – Bolt Connector

Javelin Tech Tips

SolidWorks Simulation uses a beam element to represent the bolt shank and uses rigid bar elements to connect the beam to the flanges. It simulates the bolt preload using thermal expansion/contraction. Simulation FEA Tech Tips bolt connector

SOLIDWORKS SIMULATION TECH TIP: Shrink Fits and Press Fits

Fisher/Unitech

When studying shrink fits and press fits, we have a couple of options in SolidWorks Simulation; I would like to explore a couple of them in this post. Lastly, it''s worth noting the linear analysis was run in 3D and the non-linear study was run using Axis symmetric 2D simulation to save time.

How to Analyze Truss Problems in SOLIDWORKS Simulation

Javelin Tech Tips

This article will show you how to model and analyze truss problems in SOLIDWORKS Simulation. So, no moment, torsion, or bending stress results can be expected from a simulation with truss elements. Simulate a Bridge Structure with Truss Elements. Then, in simulation properties tree, the components will be selected and defined as truss elements. Right-click on members on the Simulation properties tree and select Edit definition.

Find the Maximum Stress on Specific Areas with SOLIDWORKS Simulation

Javelin Tech Tips

After your SOLIDWORKS Simulation has finished solving, you can now review the Stress plot to see the overall stresses in the model and narrow down the problematic high stress regions. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Maximum Overall Stress. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Chart Options.

SOLIDWORKS 2016 Simulation Motion Tips

CATI Tech Notes

SOLIDWORKS 2016 Simulation Motion Tips. The presentation that night was on Simulation Motion 101 and was given to us by Hari Padmanabhan from SOLIDWORKS. Hari is a R&D Application Definition Manager for this product and many others.