• Solidworks Dynamic Analysis

    I need to know and learn if the Dynamic FEA Analysis can be performed for a Milling Cutting Tool on workpiece like in the video link I posted. I tried many tutorials but nothing I could able find.  Design and An...
    Momin Bashir
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  • Control arm analysis - fixtures

    Hi, I have a question regarding fixtures in case of control arm analysis. Here's an image showing constraints applied to the model:   The following fixtures were defined: 1) on cylindrical face (for int...
    Jacek Michalski
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  • How can I input Time Curve data already in Excel instead of typing one point at a time?

    I created a set of 21 time curves to be used as temperature change with time in a Simulation of a transient analysis of steam turbine rotor startup procedure.  I have entered one Time Curve and it really is time ...
    Teodoro Leon-Salamanca
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  • Sine Vibration Analysis with specified time frame for the analysis?

    Hello! How do I setup the analysis for harmonic analysis in SOLIDWORKS simulation as below Sine vibration test     05-33 Hz     +-1.125 mm constant displacement     1 h...
    Mahendra K. H.
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  • How to generate simulations report when soliworks says unable to complete action because other program is busy?

    I downloaded word after downloading solidwork. I also made sure word was not open when I tried to publish the report from solidworks simulations. Maybe I should try reinstalling solidworks
    Alan Andonian
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  • Composite shell fixturing and loading

    I have created a composite disk using planar surface feature and then specified material, number of plies, orientation of plies in simulation tab.   I want to model a quarter disk and then apply cyclic symmetry,...
    Tim Buckley
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  • Tree Growth Simulation (CAO)

    Hi,   I am trying to find a way to implement this method by Claus Mattheck that reduces notch stresses by simulating tree growth. What I'm trying to do in Solidworks is the following: Run a static stress study ...
    Arild Amland
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  • solidworks intermittent weld simulation

    Hello guys,   Could enyone help me... Could I make FME simulation in solidworks including intermittent weld?   Or even better...  Could I use weld from weldments (weld Bead)?   Thanks,   ...
    Ziga Volk
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  • Simulation Real World Benchmark

    For a customer I am performing different simulations. For the Buckling simulations the customer states the following in reports from previous simulations they have performed on their own in 2016: "Based on official Be...
    Egbert Joostens
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  • Rotational Vibration

    I'm looking for the method to analyze rotational vibration on an assembly.   I have input parameters of a dither at 720 Hz, 0.003 to 0.004 degrees rotational vibration about the center axis.   A circuit bo...
  • Simulation Solver Stalling in Background

    I'm sure many of you have been running your Solidworks Simulation Studies in the background while working on other things. I have done this many times with no issue. Lately when I have been trying to do this, the solv...
    Shawn Kamphuis
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  • Does anyone know how to add TPU into the material libary for solidworks. Im designing a part for an FEA for uni and TPU would be the best material to use i think.

    Just looking to add TPU to solidworks i couldnt find it in the external libary 
    Iain Scott
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  • Static Simulation Properties Not Showing Up

    So I have been using Solidworks 2021 SP0 since it came out to carry out static simulations, and just today when I right click on the Name of the protect on simulation and click on properties of the simulation to chang...
    Tom Law
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  • Simulation Report

    How to force SWX to recognize that I actually do have the software on my computer? SWX 2020 SP5 & Word 2016 32bit MS office was already installed then I installed SWX Simulation Premium. For some reason when I g...
    Jim Riddell
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  • Is it possible to obtain a stress-strain curve from an assembly?

    Is it possible to obtain a stress-strain curve from an assembly? I know it's possible for one part (material), but I have an assembly composed of two different materials and want to simulate pulling until failure to o...
    Marlene Wartenberg
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  • SOLIDWORKS simulation force/time/Deflection Plot Help!

    Hello   I am trying to run a very simple fixed cantilever beam deflection simulation. I have produced a 1mm (diameter) x 12mm(length) rod/beam. I fix this at one end. I then create a 1mm x 2mm square at the end ...
    ROb Staruch
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  • Create force-displacement graph in Solidworks simulation

    I am trying to create a force-displacement graph of the following model:   However, there does not seem to be an option that creates this graph, or any exports to .csv files.   Thanks in advance.
    Armin Sedaghati
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  • During the weldment simulation it is showing me yellow dots. what is it's mean ..? please

    Jjj Nnn
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  • How do I fully and correctly constrain a panel modeled with 2D elements where the panel is simply supported on two ends?

    I have a panel modeled with shell FEM elements. I want simply supported ends so I applied 3 translational constraints to a small rectangular surface at both ends. How would I go about constraining the rotational DOF. ...
    William Hensley
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  • Error: "incremental rotations too large" during non-linear analysis

    Hi, I am currently running an analysis of a pressure vessel made from an elastomer material. I have successfully run a static analysis using identical load and boundary conditions. Material properties are from experim...
    Michael Checkley
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