0 Replies Latest reply on Feb 10, 2018 9:02 AM by Gilgamesh Ryusaba

    Replacing parts with fixtures

    Gilgamesh Ryusaba

      Hello SW community,


      I'm trying to learn the FEA simulation with solidworks. I have a corkscrew which is affected by a total force of 50 N upwards. I have to replace the the cork and the handle of the corcscrew with equivalent fixtures, that produce the same maximi von mises stress of approximately 300 MPa.

      But after spending a couple of hours with different fixturess, i've almost given up. 1_1_1.JPG


      I can't get anny stress closer than 251 MPa:


      The mesh size is 1mm.

      I've also uploaded the part with my own attempt to solve the problem, if that makes it easier to understand.