Explore Simulation-Driven Design

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With 3D EXPERIENCE WORKS you can design, simulate, adjust, and validate all on one platform. Industry Process Consultants Gian Calise and Michael Steeves will showcase design and simulation workflows working in tandem.

Using SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation to design a safe face shield

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation is the first step. 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. Flow Simulation Applications.

Guided Simulation with Structural Performance Engineer

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For new users, setting up simulations can require a bit of a learning curve. For more experienced users, knowing when all required steps have been successfully completed can help ensure a simulation is ready to be solved, thereby increasing efficiency.

Siemens Releases New Simulation Software to Prevent Part Distortion


Siemens, which already offers several simulation software products, is introducing a new Additive Manufacturing Process Simulation solution for the purpose of predicting distortion during 3D. 3D Printing 3D Software 3d printing simulation software Additive Manufacturing Process Simulation Siemens simulation

Improving Productivity with Simulation

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Last week, we wrapped up the simulation webinar series. In this process, a pre-defined shape in the product like a cut out is automatically driven to an optimal shape, light weighting the design.

Simulation App Lets Designers Test Shaped Metal Deposition Processes


3D Design 3D Printing 3D Software 3d printing simulation software app COMSOL Manufacturing Technology Centre MTC Shaped Metal Deposition simulation simulation app simulation software ukIn Ansty Park, Coventry, UK the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) was established in 2010 to bridge the gap between academia and industry when it comes to manufacturing system solutions. The MTC represents one of the largest... View the entire article via our website.

How Accurate Is a Digital Simulation When Compared to Physical Reality?

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Software companies like to trumpet the idea that a computer simulation is a close approximation of how your product design will behave when exposed to actual physical forces, such as pressure, temperature, airflow, vibration, and more.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Accuracy Report by AFNOR

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Need to know how accurate SOLIDWORKS Simulation really is? This report compares 101 results given by SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2019 with examples provided by AFNOR. To get the full validation report of SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2019 by AFNOR, click here. Engineering Simulation is a multi-billion dollar business and for good reason. To find out how SOLIDWORKS Simulation can make a difference in your business, contact your Value-Added Reseller today.

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. Certain tools and display settings available within SOLIDWORKS Simulation result plots can help you during the simulation result interpretation process. SOLIDWORKS Simulation 3D CAD

How injection molding simulation software helps you design better parts

3E Rapid Prototyping

Injection molding simulation software is an important part of the IM workflow, allowing designers to assess the feasibility of their molds and moldings. Injection molding is a manufacturing process behind a huge number of manmade objects, from water bottles to automotive components.

Intro to Metal Forming Simulation with an Explicit Solver

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The 3D EXPERIENCE WORKS ® Simulation portfolio includes the ability to simulate the metal-forming process. Forming processes may include stamping, punch stretching, forging, drawing, and more. Truth be told, simulating forming processes can be a difficult task.

Infocus Supercharges Simulation Power with SIMULIAworks

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It’s the basis for everything we do: modeling, simulation, flow analysis, and renderings. When InFocus discovered that it needed more simulation power, it turned to SIMULIAworks, which leverages the robust SIMULIA® Abaqus solver on the 3D EXPERIENCE ® platform. It helped us condense a process that would usually take months into just a few weeks.”. offers complete 3D software tools that let you create, simulate, publish, and manage your data.

The Value of Simulation Web Series

The Solidworks Blog

Last week, we concluded Part 2 of the SOLIDWORKS Simulation and SIMULIAworks webinar series. We are using unique themes as below to highlight the depth and breadth of the SOLIDWORKS Simulation technologies. But first, let us recap Part 2: Theme # 1 – The Value of Simulation / Which Design is the best. Motion Simulation can help” focused on understanding and simulating the kinematic and dynamic behavior of moving systems and mechanisms.

Simulate Efficiently with the SOLIDWORKS Simulation Load Case Manager

Javelin Tech Tips

Getting valid, informative, and useful results is the goal of any design validation and verification activity, whether it be through simulation or physical testing. SOLIDWORKS Simulation’s innovative tools allow you to begin testing your designs at any stage of the design process, enabling you to identify concerns early, before they can cause delays. Contact us today, or continue reading our blog to learn about using SOLIDWORKS Simulation to decrease your time to market.

Which SOLIDWORKS Simulation Package is best for me?

Javelin Tech Tips

Similar to SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD, SOLIDWORKS Simulation is offered in Standard , Professional , and Premium packages, giving you a choice of analysis modules, allowing you to get the best value for your software investment. “Which Simulation Package is best for me?” The following diagram shows which modules are available with the three packages: SOLIDWORKS Simulation is offered in Standard, Professional, and Premium packages. SOLIDWORKS Simulation.

Simulation Study: Empowering Innovation

Tech Clarity

How do leading companies empower design engineers with simulation? We are conducting new research on simulation and exploring questions such as how does simulation help design engineers? What are the best ways to help design engineers adopt simulation tools? What should you look for in a simulation solution for design engineers? The post Simulation Study: Empowering Innovation appeared first on Tech-Clarity.

Simulation in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction

3D Perspectives

The following article is excerpted from SIMULATION IN ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION. How can we include product, nature and life in the design processes for civil structures? 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.

The Value of Simulation: Which Design is the Best?

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation was introduced to revolutionize this process by allowing design validation to be done in parallel with product design. SOLIDWORKS Simulation is fully integrated into SOLIDWORKS, providing you with tools to efficiently study the initial design and predict the reliability of the digital product, allowing the simulation results to drive the design changes. Design with intent – the real value of simulation. Motion Simulation can help !

The Value of Simulation Web Series: Part Four

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We just concluded Part 4 of our SOLIDWORKS Simulation webinar series. The Value and Productivity themes here show the depth and breadth of the SOLIDWORKS Simulation solutions. Theme #1 – The Value of Simulation / Which Design is the best. 2: Plastic injection molding is the most common process for plastics manufacturing. While many different processes exist for plastics part manufacturing, injection molding is the process used for most plastics products. #3:

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2020

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SOLIDWORKS® Simulation 2020 is all about ease of use and performance! SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2020 took a big leap forward by changing the Bonded Contact setup default from Compatible mesh to Incompatible mesh. Designers will notice significant benefits right away from a reduction in pre-processing time. The SOLIDWORKS Simulation team worked hard to make our Incompatible mesh almost as accurate as Compatible mesh. Simulation is No Longer Reserved for Analysts Only!

New SOLIDWORKS Simulation Expert Exam Now Available

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A new SOLIDWORKS Simulation Expert exam is now available! This exam was developed for seasoned analysis users who have a good understanding of the entire suite of analysis tools available in SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium. The exam is set to last up to three hours and consists of 40 questions: 10 hands-on problems covering all the different analysis types available in SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium including Static, Thermal, Frequency, Nonlinear and Linear Dynamic.

Cleaning up our oceans with simulation

3D Perspectives

CLEANING UP OUR OCEANS WITH SIMULATION. In her presentation, Dommergues demonstrated how XFlow CFD simulations enabled researchers to study the effect of the scree design on its drag and on the flow around it. Being able to use XFlow in the design process of our systems helped us meet The Ocean Cleanup’s ambitious timeline. Realistic Simulation Sustainability annual report SIMULIA sustainability World Oceans Day

Extending SOLIDWORKS Simulation’s Capabilities with the 3DEXPERIENCE

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With the 3D EXPERIENCE® platform, you can now leverage the most advanced and powerful simulation capabilities in the industry: the gold standard for advanced nonlinear solvers, world-leading general contact algorithm, ability to quickly solve large and complex assemblies, cloud computing that reduces computation time, advanced mechanics, hex meshing—the list goes on and on. Consequently, sharing simulation results with key project members is a breeze.

Simufact Additive Simulation Software Leads to Real Advances for toolcraft and Collaborative LightHinge+ 3D Printing Project


Last fall, simulation software company Simufact introduced its Simufact Additive solution for metal 3D printing users, to help eliminate wasted time and money by getting rid of failed prints. View the entire article via our website.

Objectify Standardises on MSC`s Simufact Additive for Additive Manufacturing process Simulation

Additive Manufacturing

(Bangalore, May 20 2019) - MSC Software (MSC) , a global leader in simulation software and services, who enable product manufacturers to advance their engineering methods, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Objectify Technologies Pvt. to use MSC’s ‘Simufact Additive’ for Additive Manufacturing (AM) simulation and MSC One suite of products. Simulation plays a key role in the Additive Manufacturing process, and its importance is only set to grow over time.

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What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2019: Post-Processing Tools

DASI Solutions

… Continue reading → New Features SOLIDWORKS 2019 flow flow simulation 2019 formula integrals logic post-processing tools solidworks flow simulation surface parameters What's new what's new 2019Written by: Shaun Bentley, Application Engineer Can you spot all the new enhancements shown in the image above? Let’s break it down: Surface Parameters Surface Parameters now let you section the model anywhere you want just like a Cut Plot.

Save Time with SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2019

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2019 can’t create more time (I wish), but it will save you a ton of time on repetitive tasks and simulations! SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2019 is a powerful computational analysis tool capable of optimizing the design of products used in extreme and rugged environments. The process for setting up multiple load cases has been simplified and now all possible scenarios can be solved in a single run. What would you do with more time?

How Embedded Flow Simulation Accelerates the Mechanical Design Process

Javelin Tech Tips

Embedded Flow Simulation. For several decades engineers and mathematicians have been trying to improve the understanding and prediction of fluid dynamics and heat transfer phenomena by means of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulation. The objective is clear – to optimize the design of products and processes that involve fluid flow while minimizing the experimental effort, time and cost expended.

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. It helps in the value creation process to create differentiating business experiences. 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: Mechanism Design

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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. I would say this is the foundation and most important part of the process to Simulate mechanisms. Designing mechanisms is a comparatively challenging task and needs fair amount of expertise.

Un-boxing SOLIDWORKS Simulation

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There are four essentials that I want to point at today: (1) Quick Start Guide (“Introduction to Simulation”). (2) 3) Tutorials (“SOLIDWORKS Simulation Tutorials”). (4) Assuming you just received a physical box containing a license of SOLIDWORKS Simulation, delivered by your friendly parcel courier. As Simulation is a very broad field of different studies and features, you can start by searching for a Tutorial that is as close to the application you need as possible.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Results Save Location

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The SOLIDWORKS Simulation Results Save Location can be specified in the simulation options. Simulation Options. After enabling the SOLIDWORKS Simulation add-in and opening a file, you can open Simulation > Options > Default Options tab > Results. Otherwise the Simulation result files will be mixed in with your model files and gets a bit messy. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Results Options. Simulation Results in SOLIDWORKS PDM.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018: Designer to Analyst

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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. As I meet new and experienced simulation users, the more I realize that the difference between a designer and an analyst is that the analyst knows the complexity of the analysis problem at hand, and they can describe the physics and analysis procedures required to solve it.

Learn the Value of Simulation in our Webinar Series

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Last month, we officially kicked off the SOLIDWORKS Simulation and SIMULIAworks webinar series. The webinars are broken down into two major themes: Theme # 1 – The Value of Simulation / Which Design is the best? Part 1: “Driving Design Decisions using SOLIDWORKS Simulation” is focused on answering the fundamental question: How can SOLIDWORKS Simulation help drive your design decision-making process? Motion Simulation can help!

EOS – Simulation Advances Industrial Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

EOS and Additive Works present Amphyon software for simulation aided additive manufacturing / decreased development costs and increased part quality. Krailling, June 28, 2018 – EOS , the world’s leading technology supplier in the field of industrial 3D printing of metals and polymers, and German start-up Additive Works are happy to announce their close collaboration to enhance the additive manufacturing (AM) process with metal materials.

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ORNL Researchers Improve 3D Printing at the Nanoscale with Simulation Guided Process


3D Design 3D Printing Science & Technology 3d printed nanostructures Center for Nanophase Material Science FEBID Focused Electron Beam Induced Deposition Graz University of Technology nanotechnology ornl Simulation-Guided 3D Nanomanufacturing University of TennesseeYou may have noticed that 3D printing seems to be getting bigger and bigger by many accounts, from 3D printed cars to buildings, and even entire villages. As the skill and knowledge are increasing.

Delivering Medical Implants on Time with Simulation


Metal powder bed processes hold enormous benefits, making highly personalised medical devices that were not feasible through machining possible, but there are pitfalls when printing parts using. View the entire article via our website. Sponsored CMF craniomaxillofacial craniomaxillofacial surgery CT implants Simufact

Design for Additive Manufacturing with SOLIDWORKS Simulation Topology Study

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Widespread adoption of the materials and geometric freedom provided by additive manufacturing pushes the boundaries of traditional simulation validation processes. SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018 introduced Topology Study , an exiting new study type that utilizes goals and constraints to optimize geometry for its design requirements. The post Design for Additive Manufacturing with SOLIDWORKS Simulation Topology Study appeared first on The Javelin Blog.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2016 Controlling Contour Plots

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One of the other post-processing enhancements in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2016 is the ability to control values and display of maxima and minima on contour plots. Undoubtedly, control options for contour plots are useful tools for the post-processing of simulation results. Compare SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2015 vs 2016. Let’s compare the functionality of contour plots in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2015 vs SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2016: SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2015.

Three Reasons Why Simulation on the Cloud is the Future

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This is driving more and more product organizations to adopt cloud-based solutions to manage their design and product development processes. 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.

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. On the other hand, simulation parameters can be the current in a coil, the number of turns in a winding, the frequency of alternating current etc. Parametric simulations are an elegant way of studying how the electromagnetic fields, forces etc vary with the change in the parametric variable. How to do parametric simulation in EMS?

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. Today a wide range of users involved in product development can leverage SOLIDWORKS Simulation to make better, safer and more competitive products. Display Simulation results in the context of the CAD assembly.

Get Answers to the most pressing Simulation Questions

Javelin Tech Tips

Get answers to your most popular product design simulation questions to boost your confidence and productivity with integrated simulation tools. There’s no doubt about it: Simulation has come a long way since its inception. The significant effort invested in those simulations was worth it. Fast forward to today, and many things have changed with simulation. Automated meshers can produce robust, high quality simulation models. SOLIDWORKS Simulation