• Visual glitches during animation

    Hi,   I am trying to animate a material folding and stacking process. Although there isn't an issue with the actual folding or moving process (motors), the part blinks in and out of configuration, turning itself...
    Arthur Baranovskiy
    last modified by Arthur Baranovskiy
  • Using Motion Analysis with Stress versus Static Stress

    I performed a static stress on an entire assembly with a load in the simulation.  I then added a motion analysis and added an equivalent load to the same areas with motion, but the Von Mises stresses I got were m...
    Ryan Walker
    created by Ryan Walker
  • Motion Analysis not running completely

    Whenever I run animation, the RPM and all the linkages run smooth, but if I try basic motion, there is a whole lot of red.  What I'm trying to do is run a motion analysis, which I can, but the RPM is no where nea...
    Ryan Walker
    last modified by Ryan Walker
  • It is possible to apply a force on a spring avoiding spring's rebound reaction

    I have two plates and between them, there is a spring, I want to compress the spring without that rebound effect and then release the spring from the compression. Is it possible to do that?   Thanks for your time
    Jose Correa
    last modified by Jose Correa
  • recording a video from camera

    Hi, I am doing a walkthrough video using a camera at the motion study, but when I am saving the video, it is capturing only the screen and not the camera view port. anybody konws how to capture only the camera view ?...
    Moh AA
    last modified by Moh AA
  • Linear motor force

    Hello, i attach a screenshot of a mechanism which is activated by 2 linear motors (hydraulic cylinders). When i run the motion analysis with both the cylinders as motors, i get totally different force plots for each...
    Theodoros Dragonas
    last modified by Theodoros Dragonas
  • Motion eCourse is now available...

    Hello All,   The new SOLIDWORKS Motion eCourse for SOLIDWORKS 2018 is now live!   There are still 3 weeks remaining in the Summer of eLearning promotion (ends September 21st) so please take advantage of t...
    Joy Garon
    created by Joy Garon
  • Help needed with this linear motor study

    Hi all, I've been wrecking my mind trying to do this motion study.   What I'm trying to achieve with it is that the part "RectangleV7.3 - Stiff-1 - backup" should be linearly oscillating by 10mm, which would ca...
    Colin Ng
    created by Colin Ng
  • Motion study

    whats Difference between Initial Velocity 100RPM and motor with constant Speed 100RPM in Motion Analysis?
    Hamed Bagheri
    created by Hamed Bagheri
  • How can I calculate the impact of moving lever at constant velocity motion with mass at rest with spring and damper in point of contact?

    I have a lever and it is rotating at 10 deg / sec. When the lever is at -20 degree from horizontal, a mass(at rest) of 10 kg is attached on rotating lever. There is a spring of known spring constant and frictional dam...
    Ashesh Shrestha
    created by Ashesh Shrestha
  • Question about applying two torquing motors to move the same part on two different spin axes.

    I'm animating the motion of a gyroscope and I am having some difficulty. Lets say that the Gyro rotates about the Y-Z plane and sits within a housing that rotates about the X spin axes. Please see the pictures bellow ...
    Dustin Braun
    last modified by Dustin Braun
  • View Jumps

    At the end of a view orientation change, the view jumps back out after zooming in. Does anyone know how to control this? I've included the .avi for your viewing pleasure. Thanks for the help!
    John Vogt
    last modified by John Vogt
  • Keep Model/Asm Center While Saving

    Using SW 2016 to make an animation and trying to save. I want to minimize the viewing size and want to use the 1:1 aspect ratio. However, when I change the ratio to any other setting the model moves and no longer cent...
    Bill Holland
    last modified by Bill Holland
  • My object move automatically but i don't want

    I used solid motion for simulating the motion of robot hand. But I have some problem with it. When i move the yellow part moving 180 degree, and the blue part and violet part also move. I have tried to add another mot...
    Tien Dang
    last modified by Tien Dang
  • Key Point turns red and motion doesn't animate

    I'm on about my 6th SW animation and still struggling with the random events that unexpectedly occur. I'm on 2009 and 2010 with the latest service packs with a SW certified graphics card, ample ram.   The main ...
    Greg Morehouse
    last modified by Greg Morehouse
  • My object is not moving on conveyer belt

    i am new to solidworks.i am designing a conveyer belt system but my object doesnot move on conveyer. i have made contact bw conveyer and box but still its not working
    Umair Riaz
    last modified by Umair Riaz
  • Turn off hingemate and motor

    Hello SW Community, I'm trying to simulate a skeeting shooting mechanism. The mechanism has a virtuel spring, and it is loaded with a rotary motor. When the motor turns off, the spring shoots the disc, by rotating th...
  • Unable to select part motion analysis

    Hello,   I followed a Solidworks tutorial on simulating a suspension system video link   I wanted to import my motion studies to run a stress simulation on the upright, but I am unable to select the uprigh...
    Chen Ying
    created by Chen Ying
  • Parts clipping through each other

    Hi there, I'm experiencing problems with parts in Motion Analysis clipping through each other, particularly the belt. The full assembly is here:   https://ln.sync.com/dl/9efefb630#vaady8i8-4ktemhg2-9rza68yi-x3qm...
    Joseph Brown
    last modified by Joseph Brown
  • Basic Motion / Gravity / Animation / Linear motor

    Hi @ all,   I would like to do a motion study. I have an assembly in which the component should roll down a slope. Afterwards it should stay in a V - bed. After that, the bed is swiveled with a pneumatic cylind...
    Ibrahim Akan
    last modified by Ibrahim Akan