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SolidWorks crashing during flow simulation

Question asked by Calum Paterson on Apr 19, 2013
Latest reply on May 4, 2013 by Jared Conway

Hi,

 

I am running an external analysis on our Formula Student car for a thesis project, trying to develop an undertray diffuser. I have run many simulations (mostly) without issue, but there is one model which I cannot get to run. When I begin meshing, Solidworks closes.

 

All of the models have identical mesh, computational domain and boundary conditions (a moving ground is set up to simulate real life), and as far as I can tell I have set up all other parameters the same.

 

I have managed to get simulations to run on this model a few weeks ago, then I changed the speed of the fluid flow and can't get it to work, despite having done the same thing for the two other models I have.

 

Does anyone have any ideas? I don't think its a hardware/memory issue seeing as I can run other sims just fine.

 

Thanks,

 

Calum

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