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SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2018 Colour Bar and Component Explore Enhancement

Article by Siavash Khajehhasani created/updated December 11, 2017

One of the graphical enhancements for result plots in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2018 is colour bar.

Colour Bar

Now the colour bar can be oriented horizontally. Furthermore, the values can be displayed in logarithmic scale. These can be accessed by right clicking on the colour bar, as shown below:

Colour Bar Enhancements

Colour Bar Enhancements

As an example, the outcome for the horizontal colour bar orientation and logarithmic scale is shown below:

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Colour Bar

Horizontal and Logarithmic Color Bar

Component Control option

Another enhancement is Component Control option, wherein you can create and edit sources and materials from the table, and display total power. Component control option can be accessed via right click on ‘input data’ folder.

Component Control

Component Control

Component Control: Edit Material

Component Control: Edit Material

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Siavash Khajehhasani

Siavash is a SOLIDWORKS Elite Applications Engineer and is based in our Oakville, Ontario office.

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