• Universal joint

    Hi, SW 2008 has the new universal joint mate capability. I've never been able to test it and I've never had the opportunity to build an example. Do you have an example of a simple assembly containing this mate ? ...
    Alessandro Tornincasa
    last modified by Alessandro Tornincasa
  • Backhoe simulation

    We are looking for the best method to derive reaction forces resulting from digging with the dipper stick of a backhoe. We need to see the maximum resistance force that is generated along a sweep path of motion. Think...
    Chad Leman
    last modified by Chad Leman
  • subassembly doesn't rotate

    Hi guys, I'm new on this forum! and i need a little help please: I designed a simple shaft with a wheel on it. After saving it as an assembly, the wheel is still able to rotate around the shaft. When is in...
    Abel Boli
    last modified by Abel Boli
  • How to change resolution in motion studies?

    Hello I´m new here and I´m having troubles with the resolution using solidworks 2009 in motion study; by default, it appears with 1200 x 300 aprox of resolution, my question here is: how to change that...
    1-8N0C1F
    created by 1-8N0C1F
  • Explode changebar deleted accidently....

    Hello MotionManager users, I accidently deleted the explode changebar for one of my components in MotionManager. I'm having difficulty manually getting this to reappear. I don't want to use the animation wizard to...
    Justin Binkley
    created by Justin Binkley
  • Is There a Book that???

    Can anyone advise of books/on line tutorials etc that get you on top of motion analysis in SW Premium? I'm pluging away and am finding myself consistently short of what I think a good book would cover. Thanks in ...
    Peter Darby
    last modified by Peter Darby
  • Dynamic Balancing

    i want to do the dynamic balancing of a rotating component. suppose i have a roller type assembly, a number of component are attached on it, rotating at some rpm. how can i know at which direction it is unbalance and ...
    Idspl Support
    last modified by Idspl Support
  • smooth motion when using local mates in motion study

    This may be the simples question to be posted here for a while, and it makes obvious the fact that I haven't had the occasion to animate anything in a while. Is it possible to get smooth motion when using mates to pos...
    Charley Leonard
    last modified by Charley Leonard
  • Missing components or faces during rendering.

    Has anyone experienced the visual loss of a face or a complete component during rendering? It seems that any face that has a round or spherical shape is prone to loss. All is well during modifications/keyframing e...
    Vlad K
    created by Vlad K
  • AVI merges similar colours togther and reduces quality.

    Hello there? I am just creating an AVI of an assembly, but at all my AVIs merge similar colours together which reduces the qulaity of the animation. I have checked and created AVIs with full frame no compression, ...
    Michi Speck
    last modified by Michi Speck
  • Simulation chain motion

    Hi, I'm completing my assembly, but before to complete I'm testing the simulation. In basic Motion I can't simulate anything. The rotary motor give me a rotation opposite to my desire and the 3D contact didn't wor...
  • Render with Photoworks

    Is there a way to render a motion study using the Photoworks renderer, but removing the appearances (materials) and having it look like a shaded with lines model? I want to be able to control the final animation size ...
    Ken Shafer
    last modified by Ken Shafer
  • UPDATE EXPLODED VIEW IN ANIMATOR

    IS IT POSSIBLE TO UPDATE THE EXPLODED VIEWS IN THE ANIMATOR. I DID AN ANIMATION OF EXPLOADED VIEW OF AN ASSEMBLY. IN THE ANIMATOR IT WORKS FINE. THEN WHEN I CHANGE SOME OF THE EXPLODED VIEW STEP THESE CHANGES DIDN...
    Karthik Sugumaran
    last modified by Karthik Sugumaran
  • Results & Plots

    What is the meaning of "Mag" in the plot label "Angular Velocity - Mag (deg/sec)"?
    John Sutherland
    last modified by John Sutherland
  • SolidWorks Motion Survey

    Hello all, Product definition team has started the planning for Motion 2011 and will like to know the problems you want to solve using SolidWorks Motion, what are some of the pain points during motion setup, and a...
    1-HHC69
    created by 1-HHC69
  • impact load calculation

    i am using solidwoks 2009. i want to calculate impact load in spur gear simulation. please help me to calculate impact load in motion studies. regards jp
    1-6IQYAK
    created by 1-6IQYAK
  • Motion study, Camera view jerkiness

    I am working on an assembly with about 20 camera key-points. All camera positions are now dialed in and i am happy with how it looks, except when the timeline reaches the next keyframe. The problem is this fast ra...
    Vlad K
    last modified by Vlad K
  • trnsffer motion loads

    hi i have created a motion study of torsional spring. now i want to calculate the effect of spring on the components, so i transffer the load motion to static analysis. but somehow it,s animation is different ...
  • Motion Analysis

    Problem occurs using SW 2009 Premium, Windows XP 32 bit machine. I have a Windows Vista 64 bit machine available but have not tried this simulation on it yet. The assembly I am trying to apply motion analysis to...
    John Ashton
    created by John Ashton
  • cosmos motion 2008

    Hi, I'm designing a crank-rod system with two rods in parallel. The problem is that the forces on the rods are not equal as it should be. The reaction forces in concentric 5 and concentric 8 are not equal. Why? Thanks
    federico colombo
    last modified by federico colombo