Articles by: Malak Souissi

Malak Souissi (CSWP) is a MSc. Mechanical Engineering specializing in Mechanical Design & FEA. He has over 3 years of experience in the Mechanical Design & Process engineering of industrial equipment. He also has a background in Marine Systems Engineering with on-board ship experience.

How to model physical threads with 3DEXPERIENCE Works

3DEXPERIENCE physical threads Feature Menu

Physical threads were always a bit challenging when it comes to making them in SOLIDWORKS. In 3DEXPERIENCE Works, you have the freedom to choose from a variety of standards to make either cosmetic or physical threads. In this article, we will create a simple female…

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How to transfer your SOLIDWORKS Simulation Study to SIMULIA

"Create Structural Simulation" button in MySession

Ever thought of moving your SOLIDWORKS Simulation study to the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform for faster processing and better results? This article is a good start for you… How does transferring your study work? The 3DEXPERIENCE connector (Aka. MySession) on SOLIDWORKS allows you to communicate directly with…

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation Design Insight Plot

The SOLIDWORKS Simulation Design Insight Plot, also known as “load path”, is a plot that shows the regions of the model that carry the loads most efficiently. It can be useful in part modification in the post-processing of your design. How will a Design Insight…

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Discover the Magnetic Mate in SOLIDWORKS Assemblies

Magnetic Detection between two connection points when at close proximity

SOLIDWORKS is a robust CAD software when it comes to simulating how your assemblies are going to look in real life. Choosing the right type of mate for your design is important. You might want to consider using the Magnetic Mate when building assemblies. Lets…

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation Nonlinear Study Example of a Hard Hat Impact Test

Side view of simulation set-up

We all know that safety comes first whether it’s on vacation or at work. Well what happens if you’re a construction worker on site wearing a hard hat and a one inch wrench lands on your head from a 3 meter height? Lets use SOLIDWORKS…

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Customizing your Hole Callouts in SOLIDWORKS Drawings – Part 2

This article is a continuation of my previous article on creating a SOLIDWORKS hole callout template. In this article we will be customizing the template. Let’s look at where the hole callout data resides in the text file: In SOLIDWORKS, the exact hole callout text…

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Customizing your Hole Callouts in SOLIDWORKS Drawings – Part 1

One of the most common asked questions by many of our clients in regards to SOLIDWORKS Drawings is “How do we make our own hole callout template?”. The answer is dissected in this article. What is a hole callout? The hole callout option is available…

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Put Your Extra Mouse Buttons to Use in SOLIDWORKS!

SOLIDWORKS side buttons of a mouse

This article focuses on using a non-traditional way to assign hotkeys to your SOLIDWORKS session: Using your extra mouse buttons. SOLIDWORKS is designed to assign as hotkeys keyboard strokes and mouse gestures. The most important aspects of a design are speed, accuracy, and quality. SOLIDWORKS…

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