What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2017 [On-demand WEBINAR]

Article by Rod Mackay updated September 12, 2016


With the new powerful and intuitive SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2017 solutions, product engineers can virtually test new ideas quickly, efficiently evaluate performance, improve quality, and get the knowledge for product innovation. Watch our SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2017 webinar on-demand below to see the latest enhancements in the software.

During the webinar we review many of the new features including:

  • Displaying Simulation Results in SOLIDWORKS Graphics Area
  • Converting a Static Study to a New Study
  • Detecting Stress Hot Spots
  • Editing Multiple Contact Sets
  • Improved Arc Length Control Method for Nonlinear Contact Analysis
  • Intelligent Solver Switch
  • Managing Dynamic Analysis Results
  • Macro Recording in Simulation
  • Mass Properties in Simulation
  • Automatic Update of Beam Joints and remote Loads and Mass for Beams
  • Offloaded Simulation
  • Performance Improvements for SOLIDWORKS Simulation
  • Post Processing Improvements for SOLIDWORKS Simulation
  • Probing Results at Selected Nodes

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2017 can help your business

We will also cover best practices and the benefits of incorporating simulation into your business, allowing you to:

Boost product innovation
  • Grow market share and differentiate through groundbreaking product design
  • Empower the engineering team with intuitive, powerful 3D simulation tools to compare design scenarios and new ideas to bring innovative products to market
  • Improve product efficiency
  • Improve product performance, such as lower pressure drop and increased horsepower
  • Improve eco-effectiveness of product designs
Shorten time-to-market
  • Optimize product development with intuitive, CAD embedded simulation for structural, fluid flow, motion, plastics injection molding, and sustainable design
  • Reduce the need for time-consuming physical prototyping
  • Optimize assembly performance by verifying part and mold designs in the earliest stages of development

SOLIDWORKS 2017 Resources

Access our resources page to get everything you need to learn what’s new in SOLIDWORKS 2017; including tech tips, demonstrations, and upcoming product webinars.


SOLIDWORKS 2017 Resources

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Rod Mackay

Rod has been using 3D CAD software for over 25 years and has trained thousands of designers to use their CAD systems more effectively. Rod is the Javelin Webmaster and is based in Ottawa, ON., Canada.