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.

Research Duo Uses Simulation and PLA to Make Lightweight 3D Printed Antenna Prototype

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3D Printing 3d print antennas 3d printed antenna 3d printed antennas antennas fdm 3d printing pla prototype research paper satellite simulation study Turkey ultimaker 2While most 3D printed antennas are made with metal, two researchers from Turkey’s Yasar University recently completed a study about using PLA material to make a 3D printed conical corrugated. View the entire article via our website.

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Customizing a Thunder Roadster: Prototyping

Modern Tech

We used SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation to set up a computational fluid dynamic (CFD) analysis to verify that incoming air is adhering to the surface of the car and entering the hood scoop at racing speeds. SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD Rapid Prototyping 3D Printing FDM Technology Automotive

Benefits of Virtual Simulation vs. Hand Calculations and Physical Prototypes

The Solidworks Blog

In Aberdeen Group‘s research report‚ “ The Value of Virtual Simulation Versus Traditional Methods ”‚ 550 respondents shared how their companies are approaching new product development and introduction. The report identified common traits for best in class companies using virtual simulation.

5 Basic Steps for Making a Functional Prototype

Modern Tech

3D printing a functional prototype is one of the most critical steps in the development of any product or solution. Plus, prototyping can be done in 5 easy steps. SOLIDWORKS Simulation 3D CAD Rapid Prototyping 3D Printing Stratasys

Solving Beamy – Three-Point Bending Test with SOLIDWORKS Simulation

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Finite Element Analysis (FEA) is often used to mimic these types of tests, allowing for product designers to avoid costly physical prototypes and setting up physical tests. Figure 5 – Contact Conditions in SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium. SOLIDWORKS SOLIDWORKS Simulation 3DEXPERIENCE

Overcoming “What If” with Virtual Prototyping

The Solidworks Blog

question is probably dates back to the beginning of time, but to err is human… to simulate is divine. Now, what if you knew this while you were designing rather than when you were testing your first physical prototypes? SOLIDWORKS Simulation Aberdeen Research Simulation

Prototype Machining: Pros and Cons of CNC for Prototyping

3E Rapid Prototyping

It is used across many industries for a variety of prototype and end-use parts. Is CNC machining good for prototyping? Although many now consider 3D printing to be the dominant form of rapid prototyping, CNC machining is also an important process for creating prototype parts.

ESI introduces simulation add-on for AddUp additive manufacturing systems

3D Printing Industry

AddUp, a metal AM solutions provider, and ESI Group, a French virtual prototyping company, have announced a new simulation add-on for the AddUp Manager software. Vincent Ferreiro, CEO of AddUp said, “With this simulation technology we can […].

Visitech: Making Cricket Safer with SOLIDWORKS Simulation

The Solidworks Blog

Visitech stepped up to the crease and knocked the challenge for six – with a little help from SOLIDWORKS Simulation… Say hello to Alan Meeks, product designer extraordinaire. offers complete 3D software tools that let you create, simulate, publish, and manage your data.

Design for Additive Manufacturing with SOLIDWORKS Simulation Topology Study

Javelin Tech Tips

Additive manufacturing is no longer a bleeding edge technology; this powerful method is being used across countless industries , for applications ranging from rapid prototyping to jigs/fixtures and production end-use parts.

Prototype Machining: Pros and Cons of CNC for Prototyping

3E Rapid Prototyping

It is used across many industries for a variety of prototype and end-use parts. Is CNC machining good for prototyping? Although many now consider 3D printing to be the dominant form of rapid prototyping, CNC machining is also an important process for creating prototype parts.

Aberdeen Research: Seven Reasons to Provide Virtual Prototyping to Your Designers

The Solidworks Blog

Those who’ve experienced this unenviable position will tell you, waiting for physical prototypes and relying on hand calculations can lead to bad product behavior. The post Aberdeen Research: Seven Reasons to Provide Virtual Prototyping to Your Designers appeared first on The SOLIDWORKS Blog.

Linear Static Analysis in SOLIDWORKS Simulation Standard

The Solidworks Blog

With advancements in hardware and software technology, simulation is being used extensively in different fields of science, engineering and beyond. In mechanical engineering and part design, virtual prototyping is no exception.

The 3D printing uses: prototype

Sculpteo

When one speaks about 3D printing, he often has in mind a prototyping technology. Over the last three decades, this has been so true that the term additive manufacturing itself has also been used as a synonym for prototyping. Ubudu’s last working prototypes.

Case Study: Senior Flexonics Saves 95% on New Heat Exchanger Design with ANSYS 3D Simulation Software

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3D Printing 3D Software Metal 3D Printing 3D printing cooling devices 3d printing simulation software 3d simulation ANSYS case study heat conduction heat exchangers industrial applications prototyping Senior Flexonics stainless steel stainless steel 3d printingIn order to remain competitive on the market, businesses need to be able to develop innovative products, while keeping costs low and efficiency high. Illinois-based Senior Flexonics recently worked.

Top 3 Considerations Before Prototyping

Stratasys

With fast production and broadened design possibilities, 3D printing has become a go to for rapid prototyping. Engineers and designers looking to take advantage of 3D printing for prototyping should consider these key considerations before getting started.

Shock and Vibration Simulation Tools: Demystified and When You Should Use Them

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Fortunately, SOLIDWORKS has a full suite of premium Simulation tools that engineers can use to predict and design around these stresses. SOLIDWORKS SOLIDWORKS Premium SOLIDWORKS Simulation drop tests harmonic analysis modal analysis product failures shock Simulation vibration

Japan: id.arts Releases 3D Printed Kitchen Simulation Models

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Their latest innovations involve the use of 3D printing to simulate the building of a kitchen, and you don’t have to be a. 3D Design 3D Printing 3D printed kitchen simulation 3d printed prototypes id.arts japanJapan-headquartered id.arts focuses on helping others design major projects. View the entire article via our website.

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Saving Costs with Virtual Prototyping

Javelin Tech Tips

Leveraging the combined powers of 3D solid modeling and design analysis software, engineers can now test a design on the computer instead of using prototype-test iterations for design. CAD models have become virtual prototypes, and design analysis has supplanted physical testing, enabling faster, less costly, and more optimized product development. Virtual prototyping. Prototypes vs. Design Analysis. Virtual Prototyping vs. Traditional Methods White Paper.

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2017 [WEBINAR]

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With the new powerful and intuitive SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2017 solutions, product engineers can virtually test new ideas quickly, efficiently evaluate performance, improve quality, and get the knowledge for product innovation. Macro Recording in Simulation. Offloaded Simulation.

There is a SOLIDWORKS Simulation Package to virtually test your design

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Spending too much time on prototyping and attempting physical tests? Use a SOLIDWORKS Simulation Package to virtually test your design! With SOLIDWORKS Simulation, the virtual testing environment makes validating your design a breeze. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional.

Improving the Reliability of Consumer Electronics Products Through Realistic Simulation

3D Perspectives

Simulation provides a cheaper and faster alternative to physical tests. It is critical to strike the right balance between physical tests and simulation during product development. Not all simulation tools are created equal.

3D Printing Living Hinge Prototypes: Best Practices

CADD Edge

Prototyping living hinges, on the other hand, is not so simple. The Right Printers for the Job To be clear, not every 3D printer is suited for functional prototyping of living hinges. 3D Printing, Rapid Prototyping, Stratasys Do you work with living hinges?

How to solve complex simulations to enhance product performance

Javelin Tech Tips

Engineering successful, innovative products in today’s competitive environment requires simulation power. The ability to analyze the multifaceted physical performance characteristics of a design before making a prototype can substantially increase productivity.

Accelerating Transmission Systems design with SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium

Javelin Tech Tips

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. Reduced prototyping iterations.

Simulating Fatigue Failure: It’s Like 1,000 Punches from My Grandmother!

The Solidworks Blog

To answer these questions, we often rely on prototype testing, manual calculations or previous experience. To start, prototype testing is expensive; we might then look to manual calculation as an alternative.

Snow Tire Simulation: Where the Virtual Rubber Meets the Road

The Solidworks Blog

It turns out that SIMULIA’s FEA simulation software is used by nearly every tire manufacturer in the world to simulate realistic tire performance such as inflation, rolling resistance, noise, tire-road contact, hydroplaning and even behavior of the tire during anti-lock braking!

Mount Sinai Unveils Medical Modeling Core: Will Provide Virtual Reality, Simulation, and 3D Printing Services

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3D Printing Business Medical 3D Printing Science & Technology Virtual Reality 3D Medical 3d medical models 3D modeling 3D printed rapid prototyping 3d simulation 3d systems 3D Systems Projet 660 medical modeling Mount Sinai Mount Sinai Hospital ProJet 660 3D printerThe wonders of 3D printing in the medical field are far-reaching. You can create better spinal care, make a wide variety of prosthetics, or even 3D print amazing, origami-inspired self-folding.

Structural Analysis is a breeze with SOLIDWORKS Simulation software!

Javelin Tech Tips

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. Simulation is integrated directly within SOLIDWORKS which makes going from design to Simulation an easy couple clicks. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Adviser. The post Structural Analysis is a breeze with SOLIDWORKS Simulation software!

Combining Simulations Results with Renderings

CATI Tech Notes

Renderings are great for showing off your product before making a physical prototype and FEA simulations are great for understanding the stresses and deflections on your product under normal usage, but what if you could combine them? Open the Settings of the simulation result.

Where Dreams Take Flight—Designing Clean, Energy-Efficient Aircrafts with SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

Aircraft testing and simulating — digitally. Most importantly, the software’s ability to simulate the performance of different aerodynamic designs in a vast array of situations meant huge time and cost efficiencies. Fully integrated design and simulation process.

Materialise Brings Simulation for Additive Manufacturing to the Production Floor

Additive Manufacturing

Easy-to-manage solution increases access to simulation. At the TCT Show in Birmingham (UK) Materialise has launched its simulation software for metal 3D printing. Simulation for 3D printing, however, usually requires the intervention of highly skilled and experienced engineers.

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.

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation Lunch & Learn Events in Western Canada

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Example. Learn how to use the SOLIDWORKS Simulation Suite to make better design decisions and ultimately – better products. In this event, we will be reviewing the capabilities of our Simulation and Flow Simulation products.

Improving the Reliability of Consumer Electronics Products through Realistic Simulation

3D Perspectives

Simulation provides a cheaper and faster alternative to physical tests. It is critical to strike the right balance between physical tests and simulation during product development. Not all simulation tools are created equal.

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. This way the product can be perfected before a prototype is made and tested.