Structural Simulation Packages Updated!

DASI Solutions

Written by: Shaun Bentley, Application Engineer Read below for a summary of the the structural simulation packages available in with SOLIDWORKS.

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.

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Which SOLIDWORKS Simulation Package is Best for Your Needs

DASI Solutions

Written by: Jared Spaniol, Application Engineer SOLIDWORKS offers many different products and packages that range from technical communication to simulation to bringing designs to life with SOLIDWORKS Visualize.

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 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.

Simulation Explained: Donut Drop Test

The Solidworks Blog

That got us thinking, “frosting is to donuts, what simulation is to CAD.” A donut or design might be able to stand on its own, but the frosting or simulation is the proverbial icing on the cake. The post Simulation Explained: Donut Drop Test appeared first on The SOLIDWORKS Blog.

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.

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

The Solidworks Blog

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

The Case for FEA Simulations Early in New Product Development

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My Highlights of SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018: the New Toplogy Study

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018 introduces a new study type, the Topology Study, which enables designers and engineers to develop innovative minimum mass components. The post My Highlights of SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018: the New Toplogy Study appeared first on The SOLIDWORKS Blog.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018 Email Notifications for Completed Studies

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018 now includes the ability to automatically send notification emails to track the status of your studies. The email setup can be found under Simulation > Options > System Options tab > Email Notification settings.

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. Flow Simulation allows to model a two-phase system with N q = 2 only. Reference: Technical Reference Document for SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2018. The post SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2018 Introduces Free Surface Simulation (Part 1: Theory) appeared first on SOLIDWORKS Tech Tips, Videos & Tutorials from Javelin.

From Concept to Production: Simulation Helps Additive Manufacturing Get Real

3DPrint.com

Dassault Systèmes is in the very real business of simulation, as technology helps production get real. Midway between conceptualization and realization, simulation is increasingly coming into play as. View the entire article via our website.

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.

Virtual Human Modeling Puts Simulation Tools in Clinicians' Hands: Interview with Dassault Systèmes' Karl D'Souza

3DPrint.com

Dassault Systèmes announced the Living Heart Project in May 2014, bringing advanced simulation capabilities into play for cardiac care, and soon began to expand the reach of the project with a. View the entire article via our website.

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.

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.

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 ?

PTC integrates ANSYS simulation into ThingWorx IoT platform

3D Printing Industry

Software development companies PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) and ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS) are working together to bring engineering simulation capabilities to the ThingWorx® platform. 3D Software ansys big data Catherine Kniker digital twin engineering simulation Eric Bantegnie industry 4.0 Industry 40 Internet of Things IoT PLM PTC simulation ThingWorx

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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!

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 (?)

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.

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.

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Learn What’s New for Structural Simulation in SOLIDWORKS 2016

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2016 delivers enhanced power performance and accuracy to our users while adhering to the SOLIDWORKS mantra of ease of use. Those are few of the new capabilities that you can find in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2016.