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Symmetric Assembly Simulation

Question asked by Scott Pratt on Apr 16, 2010
Latest reply on Apr 17, 2010 by Deepak Gupta

Hello All,

I am new to SolidWorks Simulation and I have a quick question. I would like to perform an analysis on an assembly that is symmetric about the Right & Top planes. I know that Simulation can do this type of analysis and it would be a preferred method since it'll make the calculations simpler. What is the best method to divide up my assembly into a fourth? Do I just create a sketch that encloses the three quarters of the assembly I don't want and cut it out? Thoughts? Thanks.

 

-Scott

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