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Measure the deformation of a surface in SW Premium

Question asked by Ethan Kay on Jul 17, 2013
Latest reply on Jul 17, 2013 by Jared Conway

I am doing some initial analysis of some parts to try to place ribs to maintain the flatness of a mounting surface under load.  Is there any way in either SW Simulation (Static) which is part of SW Premium or with a full version of SW simulation to measure the deformation of a surface independent of the rest of the body? 

 

Basically I'm looking for the Flatness of the surface under load, assuming the surface was perfectly flat before loading, becasue of the tolerance on some seals.

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