Articles by: Scott Durksen, CSWE

Scott is a SOLIDWORKS Elite Applications Engineer and is based in our Dartmouth, Nova Scotia office.

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Remote Solver (Network Solving)

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation software provides the ability to share the calculations of a project over a network connection to a SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Remote Solver. Resources are then freed up on the local computer to continue other work without reduced performance as the solver is…

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SOLIDWORKS User Forum joins the 3DEXPERIENCE Swym Communities

If you’ve recently browsed to the SOLIDWORKS Forums, you will find yourself connected to the 3DEXPERIENCE Swym Communities. This gives you access to the same great content that was available in the previous layout but opens up more opportunity.  Connect with other communities like DraftSight…

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What is the SOLIDWORKS Simulation Trend Tracker?

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Trend Tracker

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Trend Tracker provides a way to track Simulation results as changes are made. A Baseline is defined based on initial results.  When modifications are made, either geometry or study setup, re-running the study will add iteration results.  Tracking graphs provide a way to…

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SOLIDWORKS SolidNetWork License Manager Troubleshooting (SNL)

SOLIDWORKS SolidNetWork License (SNL) Manager Troubleshooting

A SOLIDWORKS Network License requires a network connection between the server and client machines.  The server runs the SolidNetWork License Manager service and client machines must verify a connection and available licenses from the server before SOLIDWORKS will open.  Communication errors are commonly found on…

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Unsuppress child/dependent features in SOLIDWORKS

SOLIDWORKS uses Parent/Child relationships between features.  For example if a Cut-Extrude feature has an applied Fillet feature, the Cut-Extrude is the parent and the Fillet is the child.  If you suppress the Cut-Extrude feature, the Fillet feature is automatically suppressed.  This makes sense since the…

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Hardware Recommendations for SOLIDWORKS Simulation and Flow Simulation

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Hardware

This article provides recommendations related to hardware for SOLIDWORKS Simulation and SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation software. You can learn more about general SOLIDWORKS hardware requirements for SOLIDWORKS 2021 on our blog. Be aware that more powerful and expensive computers may not solve simulation studies in a practical timeframe if…

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Using the SOLIDWORKS SolidNetWork License Manager Client

SolidNetWork Client License Usage

When you install a SOLIDWORKS Network license a SolidNetWork License Manager Client application is also installed allowing users to view available network licenses, change the server location, borrow licenses, or change the license check out order. Activating the Client Manager To activate the SolidNetWork License…

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Using the SOLIDWORKS SolidNetWork License Manager Server

SolidNetWork License Server Administration

Here is an overview of the SOLIDWORKS SolidNetWork License (SNL) Manager Server application that is used to manage SOLIDWORKS network licenses. After installing the SolidNetWork License Manager on your server machine you will then be able to manage the service. Activating the License Manager Server…

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Why Javelin Authorized SOLIDWORKS Training is the best option

SOLIDWORKS Training

Where should you go for the best SOLIDWORKS training, a College, University, or an Authorized SOLIDWORKS Training Centre? So you realize that training is a vital aspect for growth and increased productivity at your company, but where should you go for the best training? The choices are…

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