SOLIDWORKS Simulation Accuracy (?)

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A common concern I hear when presenting SOLIDWORKS Simulation is whether or not the results are accurate. This is a difficult – if not impossible - thing to prove without empirical data to back up the results. To reassure those concerned, I usually rely upon the ‘Validation ... Read More

Happy New Year from the Javelin Simulation Team

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It has been an exciting year for SOLIDWORKS Simulation, and, as always, we’ve seen some incredible changes happen to the software. The biggest change in the last year has to be the release of a new package of simulation tools: Simulation Standard. This is a great product for ... Read More

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2015 Load Case Manager

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In SOLIDWORKS Simulation a new load case manager interface within a Static study allows you to define (secondary) load combinations from (primary) load definitions quickly and evaluate the effects of the various load combinations on your model. Right-click the top icon of a ... Read More

Where are the other Shear Stress Simulation Plots?

Shear Stress Plots

Have you ever needed a shear stress plot from your study but didn't find the right direction and plane?  When creating shear stress plots in SOLIDWORKS Simulation, there are only three options.  But where are the other three shear stresses? Well due to the equilibrium ... Read More

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2015: Incremental Nonlinear Simulation Results

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In SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2015, you can visualize intermediate results during an incremental nonlinear simulation. By getting visual feedback of the results as the simulation progresses, you can make decisions to either stop the simulation and make adjustments to the input, or let ... Read More

SOLIDWORKS SIMULATION 2015! Enhancements that will blow you away

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SOLIDWORKS 2015 is finally here and I have had the chance to play around with the latest simulation capabilities in SOLIDWORKS. Here are some of the enhancements that you will see in the upcoming release of SOLIDWORKS SIMULATION. I will be showing you each one of these in detail ... Read More

Excluding Components from your Simulation Studies [VIDEO]

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There are a couple options for excluding components from your SolidWorks Simulation studies, but they behave differently. http://youtu.be/K_s2J1aIVVg Method #1: Using the Exclude from Analysis command The first method is directly in an existing study.  You can right-click on ... Read More