• #### Thread Solidworks Animation Related...Solidworks Animation Related...

Hi All,   I have an assembly which contains 3 Sub-assemblies...   When I create a Motion, do I have to turn-off all the Mates (Constraints)??? And where would be the option to turn-off those Mates (Constra...
• #### Thread falling test is not realfalling test is not real

hi guys i simulated a simple falling of a ball on a plate. i have expected that  after balls contact, it would be jump up and down alternatively. but unfortunately it fall and then stop. the attached file is my...
• #### Thread Trying to simulate and capture the vibrational amplitude/ acceleration (in three direction X, Y & Z)Trying to simulate and capture the vibrational amplitude/ acceleration (in three direction X, Y & Z)

Hi, I am trying to simulate/capture the vibrational amplitude/ acceleration (in three direction X, Y & Z) in an assembly consists with 3 Ball bearings, 3 bearing housings (will be fixed on a plane), 1 Shaft, &...
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• #### Thread Motion AnalysisMotion Analysis

When I apply "Motion Analysis" on an Assembly and Start to Calculate, it gives me this Statement "Failure to satisfy velocity initial conditions.  A probable cause is an over-specification of initial velocities o...
• #### Thread Linear Motion does not workLinear Motion does not work

Hi,   I wanted to do a basic linear motion on an assembly by following the video on youtube (SolidWorks Motion Manager - Drag Motion - YouTube ) as I am new to solidworks.   I am getting this message. What...
• #### Thread Chain array motion?Chain array motion?

Can you make a chain array move in a motion study around a belt? Picture a cleated conveyor belt? The motion study says you can use "Anything but free", however "Free" is the only one that appears to move the entire a...
• #### Thread Linear motor problem.Linear motor problem.

Attached is an assembly with two parts. I've been messing with this in a larger assembly for the last couple days. For some reason the linear motor is not working for me. It works in the animation but not in the motio...
• #### Thread I want to make an animation of collapsing the assembly using fading out the parts. How can I do that ?I want to make an animation of collapsing the assembly using fading out the parts. How can I do that ?

I want to make an animation of collapsing the assembly using fading out the parts. i want step by step part appears and get the position and assembled to their path.
• #### Thread Animation Wizard - Explode or collapse incorrect part spacing and duration resultsAnimation Wizard - Explode or collapse incorrect part spacing and duration results

Topic: Motion Studies, Animation Wizard, Explode or Collapse Assistance is welcomed! Description of undesired results:   After an exploded view sequence is generated in a SW assembly model a new motion study is...
• #### Thread Determining torque required by a motor using motion analysis?Determining torque required by a motor using motion analysis?

Can I run my set-up by anyone? It would be greatly appreciated as I've never done a motion analysis before. What I've done is made a rough mock-up of an assembly as one part in order to do a motion analysis because wh...
• #### Thread Solidworks motion analysis bug in motor torqueSolidworks motion analysis bug in motor torque

Solidworks results for motor torque of a power screw raising and lowering a load are the same. Analytical calculations according to SHIGLEY, the torque should be different. The website Power Screws shows how to calcul...
• #### Thread Multiple Rotary Motors FailingMultiple Rotary Motors Failing

I'm trying to run a motion analysis to simulate a spacecraft rotating without being in space. It's a very basic model and I'm just using it to show a physical description and the motion that is intended. I'm trying to...
• #### Thread Initial position in duplicated motion studyInitial position in duplicated motion study

Hello All!   I have Created a motion analysis, and duplicated it, so I could use the same study but with a different initial position. My problem is that in the duplicated study, when I ran an analysis, solidwo...
• #### Thread adding variables to motion analysis function builderadding variables to motion analysis function builder

Hello All,   Is it possible to add information from mass/section/global variables properties and use it in motion analysis function builder ?   Thanks!   Gil,
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• #### Thread Reverse Path doesn't work for suppressed matesReverse Path doesn't work for suppressed mates

All   Short version: I plan to put in an enhancement request for Reverse Path so it works for suppressing/unsuppressing mates, but I'm only on SW2016. Can someone with SW2018 check if this has been fixed alread...
• #### Thread motion simulation does not run properlymotion simulation does not run properly

Hello All,   I am running motion analysis on solidworks 2016 sp2   My problem is that I have four rotary motors that are running properly then there is a short pause of the motors and then they run again. ...
• #### Thread Motion Study - Red Bar? What is Wrong?Motion Study - Red Bar? What is Wrong?

Hello,   I have a motion study that looks like it is working fine. However, I am getting the red bar across the top. Does SW give clues to what the problem is?   I am using SW 2011.   Thanks,   ...