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FEA Iterative Solver Stopped

Question asked by Afshin Zahraee on May 25, 2018
Latest reply on Jul 3, 2018 by Ryan Dark



I am a graduate student who hasn't worked too much with SolidWorks and am attempting an assembly to perform a FEA. When I used SAP2000, my advising professor wasn't too happy with the graphics despite some semblance of results.


With SolidWorks, I have created a nice assembly and fixed all the meshing errors but have a failure in fixtures as the study failed to run. Eventually I need to put more complicated loading on, but I put simple loading just to make sure my geometry was ok. Unforutnately, it is not.


I have been stuck on this problem now for a week and figured it would be a good idea to ask the community for help. It would be so appreciated as I realize this could be a mess of a file but I have no one here to help me for a project I have to take on in the next month or so on my own. I have attached all files.