Articles by: Siavash Khajehhasani

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

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2018 adds Noise Prediction

Noise prediction capability is available in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2018. The ‘Acoustic Power’ option activates the calculation of a noise level prediction. This acoustic power level uses the “Proudman’s formula” for calculation. This formula is one of the known steady-state approaches in Computational Fluid Dynamics….

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SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2018 Introduces Free Surface Simulation (Part 1: Theory)

Immiscible Fluids

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2018 allows you to model the flow of two immiscible fluids with a free surface. Liquids are considered as immiscible if they are completely insoluble in each other. A free surface is an interface between immiscible fluids, for example, a liquid and…

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018: Factor of Safety Plot for Nonlinear Static Studies

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Nonlinear FoS Plot

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018 includes the ability to define a factor of safety (FoS) plot for Nonlinear Static studies. Herein, the factor of safety plot is extended to nonlinear static studies. Once a SOLIDWORKS Simulation Nonlinear static analysis completes, you can create a factor of safety plot…

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Become a SOLIDWORKS Simulation Expert with our new Advanced Update Course

Our new 2 day SOLIDWORKS Simulation Advanced Update FEA training course is focused directly on the advanced FEA and simulation concepts within SOLIDWORKS Simulation software, including all the features you wish you had known about before, along with content from the most recent releases of SOLIDWORKS Simulation.   The Advanced…

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The best choice for Global Contact in SOLIDWORKS Simulation

This is one of the most frequently asked questions in SOLIDWORKS Simulation: Is there any better choice for Global Contact in SOLIDWORKS Simulation? There are three different types of Global Contact in SOLIDWORKS Simulation as shown in the figure below: No Penetration, Bonded and Allow Penetration In general,…

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How to reduce SOLIDWORKS load time for models containing Simulation data

Is it taking too long to load SOLIDWORKS models that contain simulation data? If so, then you should reduce SOLIDWORKS load time by utilizing a performance enhancement introduced to SOLIDWORKS Simulation in the 2014 release. Using a simulation system option, you can control when simulation results are loaded. So if you are opening a large SOLIDWORKS file,…

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation did not recognize my Sheet Metal part? [VIDEO]

If  SOLIDWORKS Simulation did not recognize sheet metal part when you created a simulation study then watch the video below to learn how to solve the issue. In the figure below, the created part seems to be sheet metal since a ‘sheet metal’ folder exist in the…

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How to add materials to the SOLIDWORKS Material Database [VIDEO]

Since the SOLIDWORKS 2014 release you are able to download additional materials for your SOLIDWORKS Simulation Material Database from the Matereality website which has a much broader range of advanced material properties that have been physically tested. As shown in Figure 1, you can access additional materials using the SOLIDWORKS Materials Web…

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SOLIDWORKS Nonlinear Simulation 2016 Releasing Prescribed Displacement

The better simulation software is the one with more capability to mimic the realistic engineering phenomena. Imagine that you have a nonlinear analysis with a load that varies with time, however, you do not want to have any load for a certain period of time…

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