• Simulation functions to enable animation of molding liquid to solid?

    Is there any function in SolidWorks simulation which allows the visualization of a phase change from liquid to solid? I want to animate a casting process and want to show pouring a liquid into a mold and it transforms...
    Pranav Menon
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  • Solidworks static parametric study help

    hi. I am trying to optimize the minimum number of screws (7 total min 3 so total combinations are 7c3+7c4+7c5+7c6+7c7) needed for a fracture plate in a broken human femur. I have everything modeled and running.  ...
    Ahmed Sarwar
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  • 3 point bend teste simulation

    Hey guys  I have a problema and i dont know how to solve I am trying to simulate a object  but I need to provide similar things on 3 point bend (bending) test So i dont know how to do it and I need your h...
    Simao Manuel
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  • Transient Thermal Study Negative Temperature Results

    I am working on a thermal simulation where half of an object is submerged in hot fluid and the other half remains exposed to a cooler fluid (air). I am assuming that prior to exposure to the hot fluid, the object is a...
    Daniel Landgraf
    last modified by Daniel Landgraf
  • How to explain seemingly random "pockets" of high error in simulation results?

    Hello all,   I am looking at a very simply weldment structure. The material is set to the Solidworks ASTM A36. I saved the weldment as a simplified part with one body.    The part is constrained ...
    Daniel Landgraf
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  • Can we find poisson ratio in simulation?

    Hey. I must do a simulation in solidworks that based on homogenisation analysis. I must find poisson ratio v23 in cube of Matrix and fibre. Can anybody help?
    Daniel Kiejko
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  • Horizontally Vibrating Sieve

    Hello everyone,   I would appreciate it if someone could help me setup a vibration analysis using Solid works simulation tools. I am new to this kind of analysis and I have the following questions:   1- I ...
    Hesham Alsurmi
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  • Simulating a vibrating stage

    Hello everyone,   I need help in frequency / vibration analysis    how do you make a preloaded spring and how can I simulate a vibrating stage.   I need to have springs holding the stage to a ca...
    Hesham Alsurmi
    last modified by Hesham Alsurmi
  • I am unable to set a prescribed displacement based on rotation

    I am trying to figure out how to simulate living hinges and compliant mechanisms, but I am unable to achieve any desired results, and so the only way of testing my parts is to wait a few hours for the parts to 3d prin...
    James Swinburne
    last modified by James Swinburne
  • Can concrete be simulated in Solidworks?

    Looking to do static simulations that involve concrete. Is this possible in Solidworks 2016? Or other newer versions? I can't find concrete in the material selection, is there a work around?
    Jake Harvey
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  • Simulation (normally not too difficult) that is not working

    Hello everyone,   I have a problem with a simulation that i cannot run. I have tried to solve the problem many times but there is obviously something wrong that I am doing. The problem is, I am doing a simulati...
    Alexandre Mecca
    last modified by Alexandre Mecca
  • Anybody having any luck with the offloaded simulation option?  Is the domain network really required?

    trying to make my life easier with the offloaded simulation of 2017 and not having any success.  Going thru the trouble shooter and it seems I need to have a domain network which means I need a server.  Not ...
    Marcus Merideth
    last modified by Marcus Merideth
  • How can I ensure accurate results for thermal studies?

    I understand setting the proper initial conditions is a very important step in this endeavor but I am uncertain if there is some subtleties I am missing. For one study I have been running, the plots outputted for Flux...
    Trenton Brewer
    created by Trenton Brewer
  • Can we do earthquake analysis in solidworks..?

    Hi All,   Can we do earthquake analysis in solidworks...? If Yes, can you explain me the steps or any case study for my reference.   Regards, Micheal Johnson S
    Johnson Micheal
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  • Flow Simulation, Air and Oil Separation

    Hello, I am currently working on a project designing an Automotive Catch Can, briefly the idea behind a catch can is to separate high pressure / high temperature Air mixed with Oil coming from the engine to relief Po...
    Ahmad Alansari
    last modified by Ahmad Alansari
  • Topology Study Error "an unnamed file contains an invalid path"

    I am attempting to run a Topology Study, however, I continue to encounter an error either when creating the mesh or running the study after creating the mesh. The error states, "an unnamed file contains an invalid pat...
    Miles Vranas
    last modified by Miles Vranas
  • Simply supported beam moving under symmetric load

    Hi,   I have an I-beam that is subject to two downward loads at both ends of equal magnitude (1893.75N).    It is also being supported by two upwards loads (ie. a roller support).   When I simul...
    Ana Mahmoodi
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  • hardware I/O error

    I keep getting this message out of the blue whenever i tried to run the study. I can't even save the simulation data because it also shows hardware I/O error while accessing them.    So, i just restart the ...
    Hanifah Az Zahra
    last modified by Hanifah Az Zahra
  • FAILED CREATE TEMPORARY FILE

    I keep getting this message while trying to run the simulation. Followed by series of "data not available" and "running failed" / "meshing failed". It was okay when i ran a simulation before, then i have to change the...
    Hanifah Az Zahra
    last modified by Hanifah Az Zahra
  • Always crash while applying mesh control for a specific part

    I have a Solidworks 2017 running on a server with Windows 7 operating system.   I often running simulation for an assembly of about 10 to 20 big size parts (example: a 100x200x6000 hollow steel, d=400 pipe that ...
    Hanifah Az Zahra
    last modified by Hanifah Az Zahra