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Simple beam simulations

Question asked by Alex Paulukiewicz on Jan 4, 2018
Latest reply on Jan 5, 2018 by Alex Paulukiewicz

    Hi all,

Trying to run a simple beam simulation in solidworks. I have used one of my own excel calcualtion sheets, and also the beam calculator in solidworks to predict the deflection of the beam under its own weight. The 2 calculation sheets come with very similar values, but then the simulation is quite far out. Has anybody got any ideas or suggestions, i have a feeling it is down to either a load or a fixture but cant work it out. 

 

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best regards

Alex

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