14 Replies Latest reply on Feb 1, 2015 8:11 PM by Magnum So

    weldment: structure member for beam element

    Magnum So

      Hi All,


      I want to simulate the stress of the following model which is a assembly of two pipes.


      Instead of drawing a full model method, I try to use the weldment functions of Solidworks to treat this model as a beam element to simulate.

      step 1: draw two line sketch


      step 2: structure member


      Then I have found that the joint position is not my expectation. The small pipe should reach to the outer surface of the large pipe instead of penetrating to the center of large pipe.

      So, how to set the weldment to get my expected model? Thank you!