Javelin / TriMech Author

Jamie Hill, CSWE

Jamie is a Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert working in the Javelin Oakville, Ontario, Canada office.

Physics Fun with Jamie: Best Practices for Applying Materials

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Offload

Welcome back to “Physics Fun with Jamie”. SOLIDWORKS Finite Element Analysis (FEA) is a powerful tool for designing and analyzing products. The accurate representation of materials is an essential factor in the simulation’s success. Here are some best practices for applying materials in SOLIDWORKS FEA….

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Physics Fun with Jamie: Setting Up a Drop Test Study

SOLIDWORKS Drop Test Study

Welcome back to “Physics Fun with Jamie”. SOLIDWORKS Finite Element Analysis (FEA) is a powerful tool for simulating the effects of a drop on a product. The software can be used to perform a drop test study, which predicts the response of a product when…

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Physics Fun with Jamie: Setting Up a Design Study Analysis

Design study Analysis

Welcome back to “Physics Fun with Jamie”. A design study analysis in SOLIDWORKS FEA is a powerful tool for simulating and optimizing the performance of a product or part. It allows designers to evaluate multiple design alternatives quickly and efficiently, thereby reducing the cost and…

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Physics Fun with Jamie: Setting Up a Topology Study in SOLIDWORKS FEA

Topology Study in SOLIDWORKS FEA produces organic geometry that is optimized for its intended application

Welcome back to “Physics Fun with Jamie”. A topology study in SOLIDWORKS FEA is a powerful tool for optimizing the design of a part or assembly by determining the most efficient use of materials. It helps designers to explore different design possibilities and find the…

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Physics Fun with Jamie: Setting Up a Pressure Vessel Design Analysis

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Webinars

Welcome back to “Physics Fun with Jamie”. SOLIDWORKS Finite Element Analysis (FEA) is a useful tool for simulating the performance of pressure vessels. Pressure vessels are critical components used in a wide range of industries, including chemical, petrochemical, and pharmaceutical. Here are some steps to…

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Physics Fun with Jamie: Setting Up a Fatigue Analysis

Fatigue Study Analysis

Welcome back to “Physics Fun with Jamie”. Fatigue analysis is a crucial aspect of product design, especially for components that will be subjected to cyclic loading. SOLIDWORKS Finite Element Analysis (FEA) offers an easy-to-use tool for setting up fatigue studies. Here are some steps to…

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Physics Fun with Jamie: Setting Up a Buckling Analysis

SOLIDWORKS Simulation

Welcome back to “Physics Fun with Jamie”. A buckling analysis in SOLIDWORKS FEA is a useful tool for evaluating the stability of a structure when subjected to compressive loads. Buckling occurs when a structure fails due to instability under compressive loads, leading to sudden, catastrophic…

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Physics Fun with Jamie: Setting Up a Thermal Analysis

Thermal Analysis

Welcome back to “Physics Fun with Jamie”. A thermal study in SOLIDWORKS FEA is an important tool for simulating and optimizing the thermal behavior of a product or part. It allows designers to evaluate the performance of a product or part in different thermal conditions,…

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Physics Fun with Jamie: Setting Up a Frequency Analysis

solidworks frequency analysis

Welcome back to “Physics Fun with Jamie”. A frequency study in SOLIDWORKS FEA is a powerful tool for predicting the natural frequencies and mode shapes of a structure. It is used to identify any resonant frequencies that may lead to unwanted vibrations or failures. Here…

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Physics Fun with Jamie: Setting Up a Static Analysis

static analysis

Welcome back to “Physics Fun with Jamie”. A static study in SOLIDWORKS FEA is used to analyze the behavior of a structure under a static load. It can help engineers determine if a design is capable of withstanding the loads it will experience in its…

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Physics Fun with Jamie: Best Practices for Obtaining Accurate Results

SOLIDWORKS Simulation

Welcome back to “Physics Fun with Jamie” series. SOLIDWORKS FEA (Finite Element Analysis) is a powerful tool for simulating and analyzing the behavior of structures and mechanical components. However, obtaining accurate results in SOLIDWORKS FEA can be challenging, and there are several best practices that…

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Physics Fun with Jamie: Best Practices for Creating Mesh

creating mesh in solidworks

Welcome back to “Physics Fun with Jamie”. Meshing is an important step in the Finite Element Analysis (FEA) process, as it affects the accuracy and efficiency of the simulation. Creating mesh requires careful consideration of the geometry, the material properties, and the boundary conditions of…

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Physics Fun with Jamie: Best Practices for Workflows in SOLIDWORKS FEA

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Offload

Welcome back to “Physics Fun with Jamie”. SOLIDWORKS FEA (Finite Element Analysis) is a powerful tool that can help engineers simulate and analyze the behavior of their designs under different load and boundary conditions. Creating a workflow in SOLIDWORKS FEA can make the simulation process…

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Physics Fun with Jamie: Best Practices for Applying Interactions

Design Analysis with SOLIDWORKS Simulation

Welcome back to “Physics Fun with Jamie”. In SOLIDWORKS FEA (Finite Element Analysis), interactions play a critical role in accurately modeling the behavior of objects and how they interact with their environment. Here are some best practices for applying interactions  in SOLIDWORKS FEA: Define the…

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Physics Fun with Jamie: Best Practices for Applying Loads

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Remote Loads / Mass Rigid Connection

Welcome back to “Physics Fun with Jamie”. SOLIDWORKS is a powerful tool for finite element analysis (FEA) of mechanical systems. One of the key aspects of a successful FEA analysis is the accurate application of loads to the model. The following are some best practices…

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