• My motion study is incredibly broken

    Basically, mates are flipping around as shown in the video. ^   Points of interest are: 1 The scissor going back and forth 2 The whole cart flipping around just before it goes over the threshold 3 The whole c...
    Bodhi de Brabander
    last modified by Bodhi de Brabander
  • Motion problem scissor mechanism

    Hey guys,   I am working on a solidworks motion study of a car with a scissor mechanism on top. This scissor mechanism has to go up, pick a box up and then come down again. After that the car drives over diffe...
    Till Spengler
    last modified by Till Spengler
  • Motion Analysis not available in SolidWorks 2010 Premium

    I am new to solidworks and have been going through the tutorials.  I am trying to do the motion study tutorial but I am having trouble.  I don't have Motion Analysis listed in the type of study dropdown....
    1-SDIWLE
    last modified by 1-SDIWLE
  • Error: Number of new element states 2 doesn't match number of old ones, 3.

    Hi   I'm trying to run a motion analysis on an assembly. About 0.2s into the simulation, I get an error message saying:   Number of new element states 2 doesn't match number of old ones, 3.    ...
    John Munroe
    last modified by John Munroe
  • Constant speed motor, the speed is not constant. What am I doing wrong?

    I have an assembly with two moving parts. I apply a "constant speed rotary motor" one between ground and part one, and another between part 1 & part 2. But when I look at the results, the speed is not constant. Wh...
    Mats Lindqvist
    last modified by Mats Lindqvist
  • Peculiar motion analysis behavior

    Hi evereryone,   I'm new here but i'll try to be as consise as possible.   The problem is this: Whenever is try to run my motion analysis i get the following error.   At time   ...
    Bram Janssen
    last modified by Bram Janssen
  • whenever i try to export the MOTION STUDY or animation to custom resolution (other than the Sollidworks screen), i get the black screen in the video

    When i try to export the Animation or motion study using any of the built-in scenes or just colors at custom resolution (other than solidworks screen), i get the black screen in the exported video..Check out the attac...
    Awais Arif
    last modified by Awais Arif
  • How to add assembly mates to the motion study?

    Hi!   I'm working on a motion study and try to figure out how to add an assembly mate to the motion study. When creating a new motion study it includes all assembly mates. When creating a new assembly mate it is...
    Michael Uhrig
    last modified by Michael Uhrig
  • Having problems with Motion Study animation renders using photoview

    So for work I was given an STL of a car model in order to render some videos with our product inside (the product is a hand control that helps physically impaired people to drive). Unfortunately the STL was too big an...
    Cory Mader
    created by Cory Mader
  • Problems with Coulomb Damping

    I am trying to do a motion analysis for this pawl pusher mechanism. Currently the problem I'm having is that there seems to be almost negligible friction damping, leading to the pawls pushing the basket to and fro. I ...
    Pranav Nalawade
    last modified by Pranav Nalawade
  • Not a number value integration error

    What's the reason for the not a number value computed for integration error message? How do i resolve it?
    Jason Grace
    created by Jason Grace
  • Linking One Configuration to One Motion Study

    I would like to generate motion study animations for multiple configurations and have the results of these be mutually exclusive (one motion study animation per one configuration). In the Solidworks Documentation[[201...
  • Dynamic Balancing

    Hi,   I've got an assembly with a few parts rotating around a main axis of rotation and would like to plot the center of mass of the assembly. I am able to create these plots for all of the parts, but I can't f...
    Stephen Mounioloux
    last modified by Stephen Mounioloux
  • Layout mate non working in Motion

    Hello everyone, here is my problem: I made a very simple mechanism by layout assembly, created the blocks, mate them and built the parts from them. Essentially is a slide crank guided by a 4 bar linkage. I fixed poin...
    Stefano Tiburzi
    created by Stefano Tiburzi
  • Turbine Motion Study

    I'm trying to run a force analysis on a modified design of a vertical axis wind turbine to get a plot of the force on the blades over degree of rotation (Example attached) The operation of the turbine is that when wi...
    Venkat Ganesh
    last modified by Venkat Ganesh
  • Assembly works in 3D model but not in Animation/Basic Motion

    Hello,   I've been working on a mechanism for a pull toy to drive the legs of a tortoise back and forth (driven by the green axle in attached .zip file).  When I click the red rod and drag it in Model view,...
    Ben Chung
    last modified by Ben Chung
  • Impact analysis using drop test

    Hello,     For my research, I need to perform an impact analysis. I found some information about the drop test analysis that can be performed in SolidWorks[1]. In here it is described that the analysis is d...
    S. Beers
    last modified by S. Beers
  • Cannot get tires to move along a static rear axle with a motor.

    Hello Solidworks community , I am working on a project for my engineering class and I am in the final stretch of it, but I have run into a bit of a snag. So basically I have this axle with tires and rotors m...
    Aly Osman
    last modified by Aly Osman
  • Question about motion analysis

    Hello. Can we plot the v-t graph of a point in the assembly using SW motion analysis? For example the point could be a point x mm away from the end of a rotating stick fixed at the other end. Thanks in advance.
    John Smith
    last modified by John Smith
  • Barrel cam analysis

    I have SW Professional with Simulation. I have not needed to learn it or use it up till now. So having zero training in Simulation or Motion studies I am asking if it is possible to do a study on a barrel cam assembly...
    Phil Marra
    last modified by Phil Marra