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simulation result not symmetric

Question asked by Magnum So on Aug 6, 2014
Latest reply on Aug 18, 2014 by Jared Conway

Hi All,


I have tried a static study in simulation to learn thermal expansion

model dimension: 200mmx50mmx50mm with a T leg

material: alloy steel

fixtures: fixed geometry on the T leg bottom face

external loads: temperature 50 Celsius (ref temp at zero strain=20 Celsius)

mesh: standard mesh


The max displacement is 5.676e-002mm.

I expect that the four edges should have the same max. displacement but the probe shows that they have different value. So is there any tolerance in solidworks simulation?