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SOLIDWORKS Simulation: Missing material data? No problem!

Written by: Shaun Bentley, Application Engineer When setting up a structural simulation study, it never seems like you have ALL the information you need. Without exception, you’ll have to be content with making approximations and assumptions. Absent or unreliable material … Continue reading

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

Getting it Right with SOLIDWORKS Simulation Tools

Written by: Dave Leahy, Simulation Product Manager SOLIDWORKS Structural and Flow Simulation tools are often an integral part of many of our customers’ product development processes. The unique nature of the Simulation tools from SOLIDWORKS is that engineers using them often wear … 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

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Troubleshooting 101

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. Frequently, simplifying the model can help to reduce or eliminate … Continue reading