What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2019

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SOLIDWORKS Visualize is now faster than ever!! One could say even the fastest visualization tool on the planet. No one is faster than SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2019. To make it easy this year, we’ve created this overview video of all the top new features in SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2019.

Nerding Out With GPUs, Visualize, and YouTube’s Linus Tech Tips

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And, in some of their recent videos, Linus Tech Tips has showcased blazing fast renderings while testing powerful GPUs using SOLIDWORKS Visualize. In the interest of performing a more uniform test, Alex equalized the source project and the settings within Visualize across the board.

Using SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation to design a safe face shield

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation is the first step. There are many ways to design a face shield, but how do we know with confidence, which is the safest model? Let’s take a look at how visually simulating flow characteristics using SOLIDWORKS Flow, can help us make effective design choices when working on a face shield for front-line healthcare workers. Using SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation to design a safe face shield. Flow Simulation Applications.

Linear Static FEA Productivity with Simulation Professional

The Solidworks Blog

Even today, when I hear “Simulation,” I immediately picture finite elements, stress plots and deflection – the tenants of linear static FEA. Mastery of linear static FEA techniques has helped me explore more design options and helped me become a better Simulation user.

Simulation in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction

3D Perspectives

The following article is excerpted from SIMULATION IN ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION. This will need to be done through realistic simulations that take into account precise geometry and material properties, realistic representations of physical and natural processes, and rational predictions of experiences by people. ROLE OF SIMULATION. Subsequent to such simulation analyses, the predicted data values can be visualized and examined.

SOLIDWORKS Visualize Introduces NVIDIA RTX Acceleration With up to 50% Faster Performance

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2020 SP0 is the first publicly available production release of SOLIDWORKS Visualize to take full advantage of NVIDIA RTX technology. Built on the NVIDIA Iray SDK, Visualize now leverages Tensor Cores and RT Cores within NVIDIA RTX GPUs to deliver the highest quality photo-realistic product images with near real-time ray tracing and AI denoising. Model courtesy of Bill Hamze, JL Audio, Inc. Also coming to SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2019 sp05.

The Best of Tales from 3DEXPERIENCE, SIMULIA Structural Simulation Engineer & SOLIDWORKS Simulation Desktop

The Solidworks Blog

There has been a lot of buzz recently in the SOLIDWORKS community about SIMULIA Structural Simulation Engineer or SSE on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform. SIMULIA Structural Simulation Engineer (SSE) is a group of Apps on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform as shown below. There are several other simulation Apps available under the V+R My Simulation Apps section. SOLIDWORKS Simulation is super easy to use as many of you know.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation: Mechanism Design

The Solidworks Blog

And ultimately they need to create multiple prototypes to ensure their models work as expected. And finally, everyone wants to visualize the mechanism before it is manufactured. SOLIDWORKS has come with a new module called Simulation Standard , which can precisely simulate the above discussed points and help designers design mechanisms. This video provides a good example of what a simulation looks like: Here’s a quick overview of how it works.

SOLIDWORKS Visualize is a new rendering tool for SOLIDWORKS 2016

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS® Visualize (formerly known as Bunkspeed) is a new product for SOLIDWORKS 2016 which provides a suite of standalone software tools that combine industry-leading rendering capabilities with design-oriented features and workflows that enable easy and fast creation of visual content for designers, engineers, marketing, and other content creators. SOLIDWORKS Visualize is included with SOLIDWORKS Professional and Premium 2016 bundles. SOLIDWORKS Visualize Packages.

V4I Provides Advanced Assurance in Product Design and Manufacturing through Virtual Verification, Validation, and Visualization

Additive Manufacturing

The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining ( NCDMM ) proudly announces the V4 Institute (V4I), an industry-led consortium with the mission of providing advanced assurance in product development and manufacturing through virtual verification, validation, and visualization.

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 can now run a study with a mixture of High Quality and Draft Quality elements. SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2020 Mixed Mesh. SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2020 Apply Draft Quality Mesh.

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. Let’s use a recent lamp design developed by Strategic Simulation & Analysis Limited with SIMULIA Structural Professional Engineer (SPE) on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform. In this blog, I’ll discuss three reasons why we believe that cloud-based simulation is the future for innovative product design.

How SOLIDWORKS Visualize Delivers the Goods for Bringme

The Solidworks Blog

With SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD modelling, a bespoke product tailored precisely to the end-client is possible. Visualizing Bringme’s mailbox. To aid customer choices visually and inform that final design, Bringme brought in SOLIDWORKS Visualization. Bespoke is in this season.

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

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2018 allows you to model the flow of two immiscible fluids with a free surface. 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. Flow Simulation allows to model a two-phase system with N q = 2 only. Reference: Technical Reference Document for SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2018.

Attend an upcoming webinar and you could WIN a SOLIDWORKS Visualize Training Course

Javelin Tech Tips

As part of the SOLIDWORKS 2016 release, every licensed user of SOLIDWORKS Professional and Premium now has SOLIDWORKS Visualize Standard. It allows designers to make images and animations that bring their 3D CAD models to life and to clearly demonstrate the vision of a design – to both technical and non-technical decision makers. Register for a Webinar on May 18 or the Webinar on June 1 , to get a preview of what Visualize can offer. And honestly, Visualize is fun to use.”.

Structural Analysis is a breeze with SOLIDWORKS Simulation software!

Javelin Tech Tips

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.

Automation using SOLIDWORKS Simulation API

The Solidworks Blog

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. The API provides a powerful platform for automation as well as productivity gains for any user who needs to build custom inputs or outputs to drive Simulation studies or has to work past user interface limitations.

There is a SOLIDWORKS Simulation Package to virtually test your design

Javelin Tech Tips

Use a SOLIDWORKS Simulation Package to virtually test your design! With SOLIDWORKS Simulation, the virtual testing environment makes validating your design a breeze. If you think about how much time and cost goes into prototyping and setting up physical tests, virtual simulation is done on the spot and is fully integrated with SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD. SOLIDWORKS Simulation is available in three packages: SOLIDWORKS Simulation Standard. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium.

Measuring Environmental Impact with SOLIDWORKS Sustainability – Visualization

CATI Tech Notes

The "Green Movement" is commonly referred as the buzz word for making products with lower carbon footprint with less energy and reduced air and water pollutants; in this series we are covering how SOLIDWORKS Visualization tool is used to give our customers insight of their design Sustainability affect on the environment product lifecycle. How does SOLIDWORKS Visualization help our customers become Eco-friendly designers?

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. You can simulate Fluid Driving motion with enhanced rotating regions. Since angular velocity can be dependent on time, you can simulate motion at a specified angle.

3D Printed Vascular Simulation Models Improve Training and Treatment

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Vascular Simulations Replicator can be used in an angiography suite, visualizing the custom silicone vasculature using contrast injections and fluoroscopy, similar to patient treatment. Download your complimentary copy of our new white paper on Enhancing Clinical Preparedness with 3D Printed Medical Training Models. We founded Vascular Simulations to achieve this goal with a novel physical simulator, the Replicator. How the Models are Created with 3D Printing.

Create a Photo-realistic Rendering in only 5 Minutes with SOLIDWORKS Visualize

Javelin Tech Tips

Dassault Systemes SolidWorks Corporation has recently released a new photo-realistic SOLIDWORKS rendering software called SOLIDWORKS Visualize, which utilizes NVIDIA Iray technology, progressively refining its image through constant feedback…. With only a few minutes to spare you remember that you downloaded this new CAD rendering software from SOLIDWORKS called “Visualize”. SOLIDWORKS Visualize start screen. Apply Appearances to your model through Paint.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Standard Canadian Promotion on Now

Javelin Tech Tips

A new SOLIDWORKS promotion is now available in Canada: Buy SOLIDWORKS Standard or SOLIDWORKS Professional 3D CAD with subscription service and get SOLIDWORKS Simulation Standard at a discounted price. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Promotion. Go beyond the SOLIDWORKS SimulationXpress tool and unleash your design with SOLIDWORKS Simulation Standard. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Standard. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Standard Features & Benefits.

PlantWorks is a complete 3D Plant Design & Visualization Solution for SOLIDWORKS

Javelin Tech Tips

Giving you a good visual to see if your machines are going to fit or interfere with anything else. Works with lightweight models. Simulate a plant ‘walk-through’ with SOLIDWORKS MotionManager. When completed, you can then simulate a plant ‘walk through’ with SOLIDWORKS MotionManager.

Productivity Tools in Solidworks Simulation: 4 Part Blog


What if I told you there was a way to use tools inside Solidworks Simulation that would make you more efficient when running and/or setting up your FEA studies? In this blog series, I will take through a wide range of tools that are primarily in Simulation Professional to help you do just that! Happy Simulating In each video, I will be covering at least three of these tools.

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2016 Mesh Sectioning [VIDEO]

Javelin Tech Tips

One of the powerful tools required in both pre- and post-processing FEA simulations is the ability to have an insight into the internal mesh elements of a body. This is now available in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2016 Mesh Sectioning. The quality of the internal mesh elements can be checked for any adjustment to mesh prior to running a simulation study. Similar to section view of a model, you are able to view a section plot of the mesh.

Designing a Metal Detector with SOLIDWORKS and EMS Simulation software

Javelin Tech Tips

For an engineer, several design factors need to be considered before this concept can be made into a functional product and that is where SOLIDWORKS CAD and EMS Simulation software can play a vital role. Once a concept coil is designed, it can be virtually tested using EMS to visualize all the engineering parameters. For example, engineers can visualize the magnetic flux density in the coils as shown in the figure below. Advantages of using Simulation.

Happy New Year from the Javelin Simulation Team!

Javelin Tech Tips

It has been an exciting year for SolidWorks Simulation, and, as always, we’ve seen some incredible changes happen to the software. The biggest change in the last year has to be the release of a new package of simulation tools: Simulation Standard. Shell Manager – This tool will enable SolidWorks Premium users and above visual cues and a single interface to understand details about all of their shell models in a given analysis.

Senses and Sensibility: Putting the Consumer at the Center of Simulation and Design

3D Perspectives

Computer modeling and simulation have risen to this challenge with powerful software, high-performance hardware, and ease-of-use tools that enable design engineers to create products and services that are more consumer-centric.

Synaptive Medical Uses Simulation to Unravel the Complexities of the Human Body

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS Professional design and SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional software helped produce extremely detailed models and compound visualizations that would help medical professionals in their day-to-day work and in high-end surgical procedures. The company’s central product, the BrightMatter suite , helps neurosurgeons plan, guide, and visualize even the most complex procedures and features of/on the human brain. ”We

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Webinars that will Save You Design Time!

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Webinars. Efficiently evaluate performance, improve quality, and boost product innovation with the powerful analysis tools in SOLIDWORKS Simulation. In this series of SOLIDWORKS Simulation webinars you will learn about the latest enhancements in the 2016 release and how you can save time with these powerful new tools: Save HUGE amounts of time with the new Contact tools. The post SOLIDWORKS Simulation Webinars that will Save You Design Time!

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

The Solidworks Blog

Mac’s SOLIDWORKS journey began by focusing on ways to make surgical simulations less biologically costly and more accessible to students. And you can even watch other surgeons as a means of gaining visual repetitions. Mac attributes lots of his 3D modeling knowledge to the great folks over at Javelin Technologies – particularly, crediting the skills and instruction of Alin Vargatu. So I thought: ‘This would be a great model for surgical simulation.’”.

Show Mesh on Section Plane in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2016

Javelin Tech Tips

In a previous blog article we showed you how to use the new mesh sectioning functionality to visualize a mesh inside your model. Another Way to Visualize Internal Mesh. Another way to visualize the internal mesh is to create a section clip of any plot. This can be useful for visualizing stress distribution, and the transition of your mesh sizing. SOLIDWORKS Simulation FEA Tech Tips Mesh Mesh Sectioning

How SIMULIAworks Can Benefit SOLIDWORKS Users

The Solidworks Blog

It provides comprehensive and robust simulation capabilities for three roles for SOLIDWORKS® users on the 3D EXPERIENCE® platform. The initial offering is focusing on structural simulations from basic stress analysis to advanced nonlinear analysis (impact and drop test type of simulations). The 3D EXPERIENCE platform includes a dashboard interface along with tools that enable reviewing simulation setup and results within a browser without having to open the full simulation.

SOLIDWORKS PCB Design and beyond for Industry 4.0

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS Simulation. Validation of any design is key, and with the SOLIDWORKS Simulation suite rest assured your PCB designs will exceed industry standards. Conduct thermal and flow simulation studies to monitor heat transfer and keep your devices running cool. Thermal analysis of the CPU with the SOLIDWORKS Simulation add-in. SOLIDWORKS Visualize. Exploded model rendered in SOLIDWORKS Visualize.

New Advancements in 3D Printing Medical Models


Translating medical images into tangible, visual 3D printed models has proved to assist surgeons and other medical practitioners, educate patients, train students and plan procedures. We joined Stratasys as we discussed and announced advancements in anatomical models that will take the complementary nature of 3D printing and radiology to the next level. Custom Anatomical Models. 3D printed pre-procedural models are low-cost and are customized to individual patients.

The Top 10 New Features in SOLIDWORKS 2017 [VIDEO]

Javelin Tech Tips

More powerful modeling tools. Faster, easier modeling with fewer picks and clicks. Renderings and Animations get a boost from Visualize. Dramatic improvement in rendering speed and improved workflow between modeling, rendering, and viewing. New “Visualize Boost”: Network rendering made simple for blazing fast render speeds. Register for our What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2017 Communication Tools webinar to see Visualize LIVE.

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Faster Product Development Cycle Times with SOLIDWORKS Solutions

The Solidworks Blog

Using both SOLIDWORKS Visualize Professional and SOLIDWORKS Composer with the Demo3DVR virtual reality (VR) plug-in for SOLIDWORKS enables CP to create compelling photo-realistic visuals and immersive VR-based representations of the company’s recycling facilities for customers and prospects. This gives CP a clear competitive edge: “The combination of all of our SOLIDWORKS visualization solutions really helps to set us apart,” Kerns notes.

List of the best 3D modeling software programs

3D Printing Hub

3D modeling is the representation of an object in software form. 3D modeling software is used in a variety of fields such as 3D printing, architecture, animation, gaming, and industrial design. A good 3D modeling software is very important in a graphic designer’s toolkit because it allows the designer to create rich and detail oriented illustrations for his/her client. SelfCAD : SelfCAD is another great 3D modeling software for beginners.

Tour an (Unbuilt) Dream Home: 3D Visualization in Architecture and Interior Design

Shapeways Blog

The traditional way to do this involved drawings made on drafting tables and hand-crafted models. Meanwhile, architectural design is so firmly rooted in 3D modeling CAD software that the field is increasingly turning to 3D printing to create precise and quick physical models. New Ways to Simulate Space. The post Tour an (Unbuilt) Dream Home: 3D Visualization in Architecture and Interior Design appeared first on Shapeways Magazine.

A Breakthrough in Better Anatomical Models


Preoperative planning and training often rely on anatomical models that deliver results as accurately and close to reality as possible. Traditional anatomical models made from foam or cadavers are expensive to obtain and not always an accurate representation of the patient’s anatomical part being studied. A strong solution for development of anatomical models is 3D printing. The model helped identify and overcome surgical challenges before the surgery even began.

Unveiling the SOLIDWORKS Path to the Future of Design

The Solidworks Blog

Society has been transformed by the demand for innovation and lower barriers of access to information, ideas, and the new disruptive business models of the “sharing economy.”. For our flagship products like SOLIDWORKS Desktop CAD , PDM , and Simulation , the priority remains breadth and depth of capabilities, performance, and reliability. Choosing the right digital tools is becoming a critical aspect of business strategy for today’s companies.

SOLIDWORKS Next Top Modeler Previews SOLIDWORKS 2018

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Assembly Visualization of SOLIDWORKS performance information. Part of the SIMULATION Product Family. Complete SOLIDWORKS Integration with SIMULATION View. Shortly after, final results showed Lord Percy became the SOLIDWORKS Next Top Modeler with 52 percent of the vote.