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Weld Stress in SOLIDWORKS Simulation

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. This is a complicated subject since there are a many approaches, each with … Continue reading

SOLIDWORKS Two-Minute Tech Tip – Create Internal Volume

Written by: Darin J. Grosser, CSWE I’m Darin @ DASI, and THIS is a SolidWorks – Two Minute Tech Tip!! Internal Fluid Volumes Made Easy… Designing Solid Geometry is obviously what we are built to do, but in many cases, … Continue reading

Renaming Assemblies: SOLIDWORKS Electrical Tech Tip

Written by: Cheri Guntzviller, Electrical Application Specialist Renaming an Assembly in SOLIDWORKS Electrical Did you know that you can actually change the names of the 3D assemblies that SOLIDWORKS Electrical makes?? Tired of trying to figure out what the assembly … Continue reading

Installing Multiple Versions of SOLIDWORKS

Written by Greg Dawes, Application Engineer It is more common than ever to have customers and vendors share their SOLIDWORKS data. The primary challenge in sharing SOLIDWORKS data between two engineering departments is mismatching versions of SOLIDWORKS CAD software. Some … Continue reading

Setting Up Your SOLIDWORKS Simulation Template

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. With a … Continue reading