• #### Thread Importing Data to Motion StudyImporting Data to Motion Study

I am on a FSAE team and we have sensors which allow us to measure the motion of the wheels. This directly relates to a specific distance between two points in our cad model. I can make a motion study of the vehicle an...
• #### Thread Motion studies fail to calculate after adding new componentMotion studies fail to calculate after adding new component

I am working with Motion Analysis motion studies and I am generally able to build a study that works properly.  I continue to add motors and tasks and it continues to be successful.  Then I realize that I wo...
• #### Thread How can a motor stop when the lever reaches a "no penetration" wallHow can a motor stop when the lever reaches a "no penetration" wall

Hello Community!   I am trying to make a simulation of a robotic hand grasping a ball and after this, different objects. I would like to reduce the problem to just one finger. Let's suppose that the finger is fi...
• #### Thread Motion Studies the bodies are not touching even with bodies definedMotion Studies the bodies are not touching even with bodies defined

Hi All   I am Trying to to a study between a sphere hitting a glass pane. It works well on the basic motion, however when I set the motion analysis, the sphere just goes through the glass without causing any ef...
• #### Thread Motion of a Point in an Assembly not available in 2019 SP3 ???Motion of a Point in an Assembly not available in 2019 SP3 ???

Hi,   I am using SW 2019 Premium SP3.   According to the documentation (2019 SOLIDWORKS Help - Tracing the Motion of a Point in an Assembly ), it should be possible to draw the trajectory of a point d...
• #### Thread Inverse movement of a part stablished in exploded view, in motion studyInverse movement of a part stablished in exploded view, in motion study

In an assembly, with many other assembly parts in it, I made an exploded view of a particular assembly and a part that is exploded vertically, when displayed in the motion study, moves horizontally, the movement is in...
• #### Thread Stroke Length of spring/damper in motion analysisStroke Length of spring/damper in motion analysis

how to set the stroke length of spring/damper in motion analysis? Thanks

I've been doing a motion analysis of a vehicle with tyres of Polyurethane on a sandy/rocky terrain. By default the materials available under the contact properties are aluminium, rubber, nylon, acrylic and steel. When...
• #### Thread Number of Elements Problem Motion AnalysisNumber of Elements Problem Motion Analysis

Hi everybody,  i am working with motion  and try to get our model into a motion analysis.   I do get the following message quite a lot:   " Number of new element states 2 doesn't match nu...
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• #### Thread How to hide and show parts during animationHow to hide and show parts during animation

Please advise how I can hide one part and show another part during animation. The best  I could do for now was to make the parts transparent. I would like part Billet2(2) to be hidden at the start of the animati...
• #### Thread Help for animationHelp for animation

Hi everybody! I need your help because I'm trying to do an animation but, cause the large assembly (see spec attached), is it all very slow! Change mates, change viewpoint is always a very long operation! I need to do...
• #### Thread motion driven by angle matemotion driven by angle mate

I cannot obtain a correct behaviour of any moving angle mate. At each frame the current angle value jumps on one side and on the other side of the zero degrees axis. Please try yourselves with the annexed sample. Can...
• #### Thread Smooth Paper folding effect with Motion studySmooth Paper folding effect with Motion study

Hi! ( Noobie here) I would like to animate (Motion Study) a paper ( or sheet metal) to do a letter fold (1/3 ration) like in the attached GIF. Can someone please guide me with a video tutorial or step by step procedur...
• #### Thread Sheet metal rolling on a core cylinderSheet metal rolling on a core cylinder

Hi! ( Noobie here) I would like to Basic Motion (Motion Study) a flat metal sheet to roll around a cylinder which is fixed on a stand (Eg. GIF attached). Can someone please guide me with a video tutoria...

hello all animation guru's.   I was wondering if users of Solidworks would be willing to post simple animation movies here of work they have done? Just for general interest.
• #### Thread How to zoom in during motion study?How to zoom in during motion study?

I created a motion study and I found that the zoom level cannot be control, so I used external program to zoom in. It made the video quality bad. Any advice? The following is my video     EDITED BY MODERATO...