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. Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional – Simulation (CSWP-S). ?

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Bearing Load

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Applying a force to a hole in Simulation will give a uniform load to all locations on the hole. The Bearing Load requires a Coordinate System where the Z-axis runs axially through the hole. The load is only applied to the lower half of the hole, the area below the Coordinate System.

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

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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.

Cleaning up our oceans with simulation

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CLEANING UP OUR OCEANS WITH SIMULATION. A significant percentage of this plastic drifts into large systems of circulating ocean currents, also known as gyres. That is why The Ocean Cleanup is developing a passive collection system that moves with the currents – just like the plastic.

Un-boxing SOLIDWORKS Simulation

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So do we, at Dassault Systemes SOLIDWORKS. 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) SOLIDWORKS Simulation Simulation

SIMULATION FOR BRIDGES

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The following article is excerpted from SIMULATION IN ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION. Detailed analysis of the gusset plates and the connections was performed using Abaqus simulation software. Learn all about SIMULATION IN ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION.

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.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation: Kaiju vs. Mech

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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. Author information Mike Fearon Senior Manager Brand Offer Marketing, Dassault Systemes SOLIDWORKS.

Robotics Simulations Programs from 3D Systems Boost Surgical Residency Training at Barcelona’s Fundacio Puigvert

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Medical professionals, patients, and families around the world continue to benefit as technology such as 3D printing, robotics, and virtual reality and simulation pick up steam in real life. Robotics Virtual Reality 3d systems robotics RobotiX Mentor Simulation in Robotics The Fundacio Puigvert

ESI introduces simulation add-on for AddUp additive manufacturing systems

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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 […].

Accelerating Transmission Systems design with SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium

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Litens Automotive Group Transmission System. Litens Automotive Group is the global leader in the design and manufacture of engineered power transmission systems designs and components. That solution is SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium..

SIMULIA Structural Simulation Engineer – Solving Complex Physics with Speed and Confidence

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I’m excited to announce that starting today SIMULIA® Structural Simulation Engineer (SSE) is commercially available! Built on the Dassault Systèmes 3DEXPERIENCE® platform, SSE enables you to speed up the design process by running simulation calculations in the cloud or on your local machine.

Solving Beamy Part 2 – Three-Point Bending Test with SIMULIA Structural Simulation Engineer

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Figure 1 shows a typical 3-point bending test, but please read the previous blog for a review of how we solved the problem using SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium. Figure 3 shows the Feature Manager available in SSE, which describes the settings for the simulation.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018 Dismiss Message

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New in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018 is the ability to dismiss pop-up messages. If you have incorrectly set a SOLIDWORKS Simulation Dismiss Message, it can be re-enabled through the Simulation system options ( Simulation > Options > System Options tab).

Simulation Explained: Donut Drop Test

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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.

Automation using SOLIDWORKS Simulation API

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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. Ensure SOLIDWORKS Simulation is checked / added in SOLIDWORKS.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium Nonlinear eCourse is Now Available

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The SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium: Nonlinear eCourse is now available at MySolidWorks. Interactive simulations that allow you to make the picks and clicks yourself.

Will Drafting Help a Road Cyclist? A Flow Simulation Study

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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.

Using Modeling and Simulation in Medical Device Development

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Computational Modeling and Simulation (CM&S) can create and simulate biologic test environments and conditions to complement the validation of safety and effectiveness by nonphysical means , while also accelerating development and lowering costs.

OxyArm: Engineering a Medical First with Simulation

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on its no-contact oxygen delivery device called the OxyArm, which was the first open oxygen delivery system on the market. To make this new system a reality, Southmedic used CAD embedded virtual testing while designing the OxyArm.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018 Email Notifications for Completed Studies

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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.

Demo: Optimizing Your Designs in SOLIDWORKS Simulation

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Design optimization involves time-consuming legwork, but SOLIDWORKS Simulation enables you to optimize your designs in minutes using a concurrent engineering approach. Author information Mike Fearon Senior Manager Brand Offer Marketing, Dassault Systemes SOLIDWORKS.

Goals in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation

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One of the key technologies in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation is a concept in the software called Goals. The Goals in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation serve 3 purposes: Defines Design Goals and/or other important criteria. SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Goal Types.

3D Systems on why medical simulation and 3D printing will mold the physicians of the future

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3D Systems, in particular, has contributed significantly to the advancement of surgical procedures with this technology. Medical & Dental 3D Systems Ran Bronstein RobotiX Mentor Simbionix Stryker Virtual Surgical PlanningAdditive manufacturing and 3D scanning have been increasingly integrated within the healthcare sector.

3D Systems launches virtual reality simulator featuring a 3D printed spine

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The Simbionix SPINE Mentor, is hands-on simulated training and practice tool for minimally invasive spine surgeries. The medical training tool combines virtual reality simulation, 3D printing. Medical & Dental 3D Systems healthcare Medical Modelling Simbionix

Video: Committed to the most intuitive Simulation interface

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Over the past few years, simulation tools are becoming more powerful and integrated with all phases of the design process. This movement toward simulation-driven engineering has pushed SOLIDWORKS to make significant investments into how simulation tools fit into 3D CAD.

Get Zooming with SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation

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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.” The only requirement is both the used results and the current project must have the same Global Coordinate System.

Hardware Recommendations for SOLIDWORKS Simulation

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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.

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Fights Dragon Fire

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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. Author information Mike Fearon Senior Manager Brand Offer Marketing, Dassault Systemes SOLIDWORKS.

Stabilize SOLIDWORKS Simulation Studies with Soft Spring and Inertial Relief

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation offers two techniques for stabilizing self-equilibrated models: Soft Springs or Inertial Relief. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Inertial Relief applies body load acceleration to the model to offset any unbalanced forces. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Self-equilibrated Models

How Human Task Simulation Can Identify AEC Safety Risks

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Click to Tweet: How Human Task Simulation. More firms are turning to human task simulation as an early part of their early design work. Benefits to simulating human tasks. But the benefits of human task simulation can also lead to benefits for AEC partners.

The Underestimated Role of Simulation in Architecture, Engineering and Construction

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Role of Simulation in #AEC. Click to Tweet: Simulation helps us consider nature. & The more information on the complete system that one is able to take into account, the better will the structural response prediction be. SIMULIA for realistic simulation.

Transforming Simulation Data into Great Products in Five Steps

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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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Improving the Reliability of Consumer Electronics Products Through Realistic Simulation

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In order to mitigate risk engineers need to develop a deeper understanding of the product behavior under real operating conditions and quickly evaluate design trade-offs based on overall system behavior. Simulation provides a cheaper and faster alternative to physical tests.

Testing an Anti-Shark Cage in SOLIDWORKS Simulation

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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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Benefits of Virtual Simulation vs. Hand Calculations and Physical Prototypes

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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.

3D Systems: Littleton Healthcare Technology Center Offers Innovation, Hope

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Yesterday in Littleton, Colorado, I had the opportunity to visit one of 3D Systems‘ three dedicated healthcare facilities, sitting down to learn more about the company’s end-to-end. Featured Stories 3d printed health solutions 3d printing healthcare 3d printing simulation software 3d systems 3d systems acquisitions 3D Systems Healthcare Technology Center 3ds colorado simulation software VJ Vyomesh Joshi