Introducing Simulation Engineer

The Solidworks Blog

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.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation: Kaiju vs. Mech

The Solidworks Blog

It’s Kaiju vs. Mech in a winner-take-all battle pitting a massive monster head to head against a giant machine…and it’s going down in SOLIDWORKS Simulation. The post SOLIDWORKS Simulation: Kaiju vs. Mech appeared first on The SOLIDWORKS Blog.

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SOLIDWORKS Frisbee Flow Simulation

CADD Edge

After my previous summer games blog, I decided to try it in flow simulation. Not only would it satisfy the mystery of how Frisbees fly without wings, it would also be a great chance to try the new option in Flow Simulation for rotating bodies. SOLIDWORKS Simulation

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2017

The Solidworks Blog

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.

Shark Cage SOLIDWORKS Simulation

CADD Edge

It’s exactly their power that is examined in this “Jaws” simulation. This video shows how SOLIDWORKS Simulation can be utilizes on shark cage construction to ensure strength BEFORE sending down Jacque to swim with the sharks. SOLIDWORKS SimulationAre you scared of sharks?

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation Bowling

CADD Edge

I’ll be honest, the primary motivator for this simulation was to figure out why I’m so terrible at bowling. So, I decided to simulate different hits to figure out what was happening. This is where motion simulation is helpful. Let's Start SOLIDWORKS Simulation Bowling.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation: Mechanism Design

The Solidworks Blog

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.

Weld Stress in SOLIDWORKS Simulation

DASI Solutions

Written by: Shaun Bentley, Application Engineer How do you simulate welds in SOLIDWORKS Simulation? Many times when people ask this, they want to try to determine stresses.

Transforming Simulation Data into Great Products in Five Steps

The Solidworks Blog

Design and manufacturing companies today rely heavily on simulation results to help make informed business decisions. Managing an expanding simulation environment of tools, data, and processes is becoming more and more important.

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OxyArm: Engineering a Medical First with Simulation

The Solidworks Blog

This series will cover how SOLIDWORKS Simulation features were used to determine optimal air flow, best materials for plastic injection molding, calculate the device’s durability and understand cost to manufacture. How many problems do you need to solve while bringing a new product to market?

Get Zooming with SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation

The Solidworks Blog

This post sets out to introduce more people to a very useful, but not well known, feature in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation that is colloquially known as “Zooming.” At the top of the Flow Simulation tree, right-click the project name and choose “Clone Project” from the menu list.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2017 Display Simulation Results in the Graphics Area

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2017 now gives you the ability to display the results of a Simulation plot in the SOLIDWORKS graphics area. This is useful for demonstration purposes if the Simulation study has been simplified by excluding components. Simulation Results Displayed.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Accuracy (?)

Javelin Tech Tips

A common concern I hear when presenting SOLIDWORKS Simulation is whether or not the results are accurate. Simulation Benchmarks. For each benchmark you’re presented with the theoretical result and those found in SOLIDWORKS Simulation. The post SOLIDWORKS Simulation Accuracy (?)

Will Drafting Help a Road Cyclist? A Flow Simulation Study

The Solidworks Blog

Analyst by profession and heart, I decided to check myself so I jumped on one of the Simulation tools that I use, SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation. I can also simulate multiple cyclists to check the effect of drafting. The Simulation process remains same, except that we use two cycles.

Get essential Information about SOLIDWORKS Simulation software

Javelin Tech Tips

We understand that Simulation & Analysis can be tricky. If you are interested in learning more about SOLIDWORKS Simulation and how the solutions can help your design cycle, you can receive a SOLIDWORKS Simulation info pack containing helpful information.

Setting Up Your SOLIDWORKS Simulation Template

DASI Solutions

Written by: Shaun Bentley, Application Engineer If you are tired of repeatedly changing settings for every new Simulation study you create, you may want to consider going to your Default Options (see below) and making a few customizations.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Educational Event in Mississauga, ON.

Javelin Tech Tips

as we showcase how design and manufacturing companies similar to yours are solving their most challenging plastics, fluid flow, thermal and mechanical design problems using SOLIDWORKS’ powerful CFD simulation and design validation capabilities. SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation.

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.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Troubleshooting 101

DASI Solutions

Written by Shaun Bentley, Application Engineer When trying to simulate complex assemblies with STATIC analysis, things can get tricky. You might encounter various errors when meshing or running the study.

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Fights Dragon Fire

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation uses CFD to enable engineers and designers to quickly and efficiently simulate fluid flow and heat transfer – all directly inside of SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD. The post SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Fights Dragon Fire appeared first on The SOLIDWORKS Blog.

Simulation Training videos now available at MySolidWorks

The Solidworks Blog

For SOLIDWORKS Subscription Services users, that new skill can involve SOLIDWORKS Simulation. Now subscription users can access SOLIDWORKS Simulation training videos via MySolidWorks. These modules cover key SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional capabilities such as: Bolt Connections.

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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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Discover the True Value of SOLIDWORKS Simulation [Webinar]

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS Simulation software can help your business avoid these common design challenges by improving efficiency and ensuring that your design will be correct the first time. Simulation Accuracy Benefits Product Development. Best-in-Class Companies use SOLIDWORKS Simulation.

Football Opener: Simulating a Free Kick in SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

What better way to illustrate this than through simulation?! In the following video we show you how to simulate a free-kick situation with SOLIDWORKS motion, taking into account the important physical properties of a flying ball.

Adding Mesh Controls to Beam Elements in SOLIDWORKS Simulation

Javelin Tech Tips

Beam elements in SOLIDWORKS Simulation are simplified elements that don’t require any size settings when meshing. The SOLIDWORKS Simulation Beam Elements are meshed with a default size that’s required for the calculations. Learn more about SOLIDWORKS Simulation.

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. & These are exciting times for comprehensive simulation technologies to connect product, nature, and life in the AEC industry. Click to Tweet: Exciting times for comprehensive simulation.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Results Save Location

Javelin Tech Tips

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.

Learn Xpress & Large Assembly analysis at a SOLIDWORKS Simulation Webinar

Javelin Tech Tips

During the summer; Javelin’s Simulation Product Manager; Peter Kjellbotn will be hosting a complimentary simulation webinar series that is focused on some hot topics including Xpress tools, and how to simulate large assemblies. Simulation Webinar Series Registration.

Hyatt Disaster analysis with SOLIDWORKS Simulation

CADD Edge

Let’s test this design in SOLIDWORKS Simulation. Our simulation model for the original design. That means the bridge should last around 25 years if the simulation says so. Let’s test this new design in Simulation. Our simulation model of the redesign.

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2017 [WEBINAR]

Javelin Tech Tips

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.

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.

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. When debugging a study, it's extremely useful to watch the solution as it progresses and make changes.

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.

World Cup: Simulating Stadium Foot Traffic in SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

Flow simulation assumes continuum mechanics which is a good analogy for when a group of people are tightly contained and they are all moving towards an exit. So that got me thinking: can you model the movement of people with SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation ?

Hardware Recommendations for SOLIDWORKS Simulation

Javelin Tech Tips

In terms of SOLIDWORKS Simulation hardware you may want a bit more firepower for complex studies. However be aware that even the top of the line computer does not replace SOLIDWORKS Simulation best practices such as using shell/beam elements, symmetry, mesh controls, etc.

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!

Offloaded Simulation allows you to solve your SOLIDWORKS Studies on another computer

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2017 introduces SOLIDWORKS Offloaded Simulation where you can solve a study on another computer to free up resources on your machine for parallel tasks. Available for SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium licenses with static and nonlinear studies.