Introducing Simulation Engineer

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At SOLIDWORKS World we announced the imminent launch of Simulation Engineer, a new structural analysis solution from our sister brand SIMULIA. To the casual observer it may seem that all structural simulation is the same. This is where the new Simulation Engineer solution comes in.

Display Settings Options for Reading Simulation Results

Modern Tech

In any simulation project, setting up the correct boundary condition and interpreting the results are the most challenging phases, regardless of the simulation software being used. SOLIDWORKS Simulation 3D CAD

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Example of nonlinear time-transient electromagnetic simulation using EMS for SOLIDWORKS

Javelin Tech Tips

Allen and D.Rodger from the School of Engineering, University of Bath to validate a nonlinear time-transient electromagnetic simulation. So it is extremely important to choose a Simulation package that can handle time transient simulation well. This is a test rig presented by N.

SIMULATION FOR BUILDINGS

3D Perspectives

The following article is excerpted from SIMULATION IN ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION. The 3DEXPERIENCE platform provides a seamless way to model and analyze buildings using the CATIA Building Structure app.

Three Reasons Why Simulation on the Cloud is the Future

The Solidworks Blog

Simulation is no exception to this cloud revolution, companies are looking for more agile and collaborative ways to validate designs while reducing cost and complexity. 3D CAD model of the lamp assembly in SOLIDWORKS. Here are 3 reasons why cloud simulation is the future: 1.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Reports

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS Simulation provides an automatic way to export your results to a Word document. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Report Tools. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Include Image in Report. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Report Default Options. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Publish Report.

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2020 Helps You Make Better Decisions for Superior Performance

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What if ordinary designers and engineers at your company could quickly simulate fluid flow, heat transfer, and fluid forces that are critical to the success of your design? Simplifying Workflow with Heat Exchanger Model in Porous Media. and plastics simulation.

SIMULATION FOR BRIDGES

3D Perspectives

The following article is excerpted from SIMULATION IN ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION. One such example is shown below in Figure 1. Detailed analysis of the gusset plates and the connections was performed using Abaqus simulation software.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018: Designer to Analyst

The Solidworks Blog

Today, simulation has become a tool used throughout the product development process. Well, simulation became accessible to those without PhDs and computers grew more powerful. Using simulation tools in design isn’t just about validating an idea – it’s about powering innovation.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Copy Features to New Studies

Javelin Tech Tips

Running multiple SOLIDWORKS Simulation studies on a model typically have similar features. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Copy Study. For example a single load or perhaps a group of connectors is only needed in the new study. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Copy Force Load.

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Webinar on Demand: Advanced Simulation for SOLIDWORKS Users

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Advanced Simulation capabilities are now available to SOLIDWORKS users with SIMULIA Structural Simulation Engineer (SSE). This video, for example, demonstrates how advanced simulation with SSE is used to solve a one such problem, with contacts and hyper-elastic materials.

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2017

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2017 delivers new enhancements, together with improved performance, productivity and quality. Our goal is to help our users set up, solve and interrogate their simulation results faster, easier and in a robust manner.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018 Dismiss Message

Javelin Tech Tips

New in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018 is the ability to dismiss pop-up messages. For example every time you re-mesh a model after the study had already been solved, you get the pop-up warning that the previous results would be deleted.

Automation using SOLIDWORKS Simulation API

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The SOLIDWORKS Simulation Application Programming Interface (API) functionality can be used to automate the creation of studies, applying loads and fixtures, material selection, meshing, running analyses and processing results. Now, we’ll go over an example to get hands on with the API.

Stabilize SOLIDWORKS Simulation Studies with Soft Spring and Inertial Relief

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS Simulation offers two techniques for stabilizing self-equilibrated models: Soft Springs or Inertial Relief. For example, in the picture below, the model is exposed to an elevated temperature from original room temperature (25 degrees of Celsius) at zero strain.

My Highlights of SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018: the New Toplogy Study

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018 introduces a new study type, the Topology Study, which enables designers and engineers to develop innovative minimum mass components. Let’s dig into this new study by considering a simple example that I carried out recently.

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Solving Beamy Part 2 – Three-Point Bending Test with SIMULIA Structural Simulation Engineer

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Figure 1 shows a typical 3-point bending test, but please read the previous blog for a review of how we solved the problem using SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium. Figure 3 shows the Feature Manager available in SSE, which describes the settings for the simulation.

How to define a Thermostat in a SOLIDWORKS Simulation Study

Javelin Tech Tips

Did you know you can set up a thermostat directly in your SOLIDWORKS Simulation Transient Study which will turn the heat power on/off based on the temperature? To access this function, from your simulation tree, right click on thermal loads in the simulation study tree and click Heat Power.

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Linear Static Analysis in SOLIDWORKS Simulation Standard

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With advancements in hardware and software technology, simulation is being used extensively in different fields of science, engineering and beyond. Design for strength, for life, or addressing thermal issues are examples of such design criteria.

Parametric Electromagnetic Simulation in SOLIDWORKS

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What is parametric Electromagnetic simulation? The parameter can be any SOLIDWORKS dimension or any simulation related variable. Examples of SOLIDWORKS dimensions can be mate distance, model dimension, number of units in a linear or circular pattern etc.

Trend Tracker in SOLIDWORKS Simulation Standard

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For an engineer to improve a design, it is important to have easy-to-use simulation tools available that enable one to look at many “what-if” scenarios easily and efficiently. This is a result of the cantilever now deforming more in shear rather than bending in this example.

Simulating a Cleaner World, From Molecule to Metropolis

3D Perspectives

Engineers are using sophisticated models to clean plastic debris from oceans, optimize airflow in smog-filled cities, and make vehicles lighter and more efficient. Wilson’s unique structure and collection method were designed on 3D modeling software created by Dassault Systèmes.

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2017

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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.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Cleaning Utility

Javelin Tech Tips

One of the lesser known tools that gets installed along with SOLIDWORKS software is the SOLIDWORKS Simulation Cleaning Utility. This utility tool can be used to permanently delete any simulation data, including simulation setup and results information, from any SOLIDWORKS part or assembly file. For example, imagine that you want to share the files with someone else who does not need the simulation data. One possible reason for that is corrupted simulation data.

Smartcut: Using Power Select in Simulation

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I recently was working on a somewhat complex model from a customer in Simulation, and I used the Power Select tool in SOLIDWORKS to help make the job easier. I’m also loving the Selection Sets functionality in SOLIDWORKS 2015 in all the Simulation products.

The Art of Simulation Data Management

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Manufacturing industries are increasing the use of simulation tools to better understand and validate product behavior. However, I have always wondered how companies that adopt aggressive design simulation processes successfully manage the resulting data.

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The Underestimated Role of Simulation in Architecture, Engineering and Construction

3D Perspectives

Role of Simulation in #AEC. Click to Tweet: Simulation helps us consider nature. & As an example, a digital representation of the nation-city of Singapore is now being constructed and once completed can be used for planning purposes and to study “what-if” scenarios.

You “Heart” 3D Models. Dr. Mac Quantz 3D Models Hearts.

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Mac’s SOLIDWORKS journey began by focusing on ways to make surgical simulations less biologically costly and more accessible to students. First, if I’m only practicing on living humans (for example), the stakes are higher. The post You “Heart” 3D Models.

How to Use Symmetry in SOLIDWORKS Simulation to Reduce the number of Fixtures?

Javelin Tech Tips

Did you know you can use symmetry in SOLIDWORKS Simulation to reduce the number of fixtures required to stabilize your model? Let’s look at the example below. A hub has been shrunk fitted into a rim and due to the shrink fit, the model is experiencing internal stresses.

SIMULATION TECH TIP: String Your Bow - Nonlinear Iterative Results

Fisher/Unitech

I was very excited to see this feature in Simulation 2015: viewing partial simulation results in nonlinear analysis. I was working on a fun model of a recurve bow that required some relatively complex choreographing of fixtures to properly set up the run.

How accurate is FEA and CFD simulation?

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A question I have been asked throughout the years when presenting Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) to many companies is: How accurate is FEA and CFD simulation? SOLIDWORKS Simulation (FEA) validation example.

SIMULATION TECH TIP: Transferring Flow Loads to Shell Elements

Fisher/Unitech

In SOLIDWORKS, we have the ability to take advantage of an integrated interface where we can use multiple simulation tools. If you are using Flow Simulation and Simulation (FEA), you can export Flow Simulation loads to FEA studies.

Get started with Online SOLIDWORKS Simulation Training

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation Training in MySolidWorks. If you’ve been unable to start Simulation training due to time or budgetary constraints, that’s about to change. MySolidWorks is now offering exclusive Simulation training videos to SOLIDWORKS Subscription users. assembly models.

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2018 Introduces Free Surface Simulation (Part 1: Theory)

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SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2018 allows you to model the flow of two immiscible fluids with a free surface. A free surface is an interface between immiscible fluids, for example, a liquid and a gas (any pair of fluids belonging to gases, or liquids are allowed excluding gas-gas contact). Free surfaces are modeled with the Volume of Fluid (VOF) technique by solving a single set of momentum equations and tracking the volume fraction of each of the fluids throughout the domain.

Accelerating Transmission Systems design with SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium

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Challenge: Simulate the performance of sophisticated assemblies involving complex contact effectsduring product design to optimize performance, minimize expensive prototyping cycles, and save time and money. That solution is SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium..

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2015 Load Case Manager

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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.

How to perform an electromagnetic simulation in SOLIDWORKS [VIDEO]

Javelin Tech Tips

EMS by EMWorks is the first electromagnetic field simulator add-in product for SOLIDWORKS. Conduction: This module helps with simulations that require checks for over-voltage conditions, resistance values and power dissipation while testing the impact of conductivity on the power supply.

Structural Analysis is a breeze with SOLIDWORKS Simulation software!

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Linear Structural Analysis can be very costly and time consuming depending on the route you’re taking, especially if tests are being carried out on physical models! Undertaking virtual prototyping instead of testing a physical model provides huge time and cost savings! Linear Structural Analysis is available in SOLIDWORKS Premium and SOLIDWORKS Simulation Standard software. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Adviser.

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. This way the next time you use the macro, you can pre-select faces from other models and run the macro.

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.

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 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. Basic Motion is also part of every version of SOLIDWORKS and is good to show basic contacts between models.

FLOW SIMULATION TECH TIP: "Geometry Check Tool," the Key to Flow Happiness

Fisher/Unitech

I find that new Flow Simulation users can get frustrated when they try to apply a boundary condition and they get an error such as "The face is not on the boundary of fluid and a solid." Take a Look at this video example: Happy Simulating!