Hey All

We're working on layout some cargo on a flat bed truck. Was wondering if there is a quick way to be able to move the cargo around and see how the position off the mass effects the loading on each wheel individually?

I assume we can do this with sensors or something similar? Also can this be done in standard Solidworks or just premium?

Cheers

Chris

Chris,

I am supposing that only a static FEA stress analysis will address your concerns, if I am understanding correctly what you exactly need (if you are looking for wheel deformations when you load the mass on the truck). You can change positions of cargos my defining various model configuratuions (using mates) and performing FEA on each of the configurations seperately and finally make an excel graph to see the effect of change of center of mass of the cargo on the stress on the wheels.

Hope this helps. Thanks!