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Tech Tips and Tutorials for SOLIDWORKS Simulation, FEA, and CFD Applications

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Electromagnetic Simulation Using 3DEXPERIENCE Simulia

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In our smart connected world, we are rapidly adopting products that are stacked with sensors, antennas and similar devices for communication, data acquisition or monitoring. With Artificial Intelligence-based technologies and a high level of automation…

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation Training Resources

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The SOLIDWORKS Simulation family of products includes a wide range of tools and capabilities. Skilled users can evaluate their designs against simulated abuse before anything is physically manufactured. This can dramatically reduce the design cycle,…

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5 settings to set when starting a simulation project in SOLIDWORKS

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When you start a new part, assembly, or drawing in SOLIDWORKS, you have a lot of default settings that are stored in your document template that optimize to your requirements. Simulation in SOLIDWORKS has similar…

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The Simulation Manager on 3DEXPERIENCE Platform

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Virtual product development using simulation tools such as the Simula roles on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, accelerates the process of evaluating product performance, reliability, and safety, prior to time-consuming physical prototyping. With an ever-increasing number of…

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Simulation Evaluator Video Tech Tip

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How frustrating it is to encounter the SOLIDWORKS Simulation error — ‘Unable to create plot..’ after running a finite element analysis! You can see the result file *.cwr is intact in the folder yet the…

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SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Component Explorer

Component Explorer in SOLIDWORKS Flow Sim

A lesser-known feature in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation that can help speed up the review of any thermal management models such as large electronics assembly models is the Component Explorer. Why use the Component Explorer? Use…

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Reuse SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Study Setup by Means of Templates

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Virtual product testing using simulation tools have become a core strategy to meet evolving needs of the product development processes. Therefore, it is critical to improve simulation productivity by capturing and reusing the simulation data…

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Mesh Parameters in SOLIDWORKS Simulation

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation still meshes the solid and surface models with triangular and tetrahedral meshes, but how the models are auto-meshed can be accomplished with three different schemes. They have been updated to use multiple cores…

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Desktop Simulation: SOLIDWORKS Premium vs. Simulation Standard

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When being introduced to finite element simulation, you are typically shown a linear static study. SOLIDWORKS can provide those linear static tools from two different software licenses. One way is from the SOLIDWORKS CAD Premium…

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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…

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation: Three Incremental Control Techniques

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Nonlinear analysis is often decided to be used out of necessity, however there are other benefits to using nonlinear analysis. Incremental control techniques are a massive piece of the puzzle in how nonlinear studies are…

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SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Results Exchange Capabilities and Benefits

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SOLIDWORKS has many different analysis tools that allow us to simulate and validate designs. Flow Simulation is a computational fluid dynamics program that allows us to do things like heat transfer, internal/external flow, and results…

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Utilizing SOLIDWORKS Simulation Drop Test Analysis

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Drop Test Analysis

Ever wanted to throw an old printer out the window? With SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional Drop Test analysis you can experience doing that.

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Setting up SOLIDWORKS Simulation for Part Analysis

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There is a lot to dig into when it comes to simulation and effectively testing your designs. In this article, we will be looking at three main stages of SOLIDWORKS Simulation and the essentials for…

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation Nonlinear Study Example of a Hard Hat Impact Test

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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…

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SOLIDWORKS 2024 Hardware Recommendations

TriMech has compiled this recommended SOLIDWORKS 2024 hardware guide to aid you in the process of upgrading or purchasing new hardware for SOLIDWORKS.

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Transfer Activation

IMPORTANT! Transfer Activation Prior to Upgrading to SOLIDWORKS 2024

Prior to installing SOLIDWORKS 2024, you need to transfer activation from your prior release of SOLIDWORKS to ensure it’s available to activate SOLIDWORKS 2024.

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SOLIDWORKS Packages Comparison

SOLIDWORKS Packages Comparison

What is the difference between SOLIDWORKS® Standard, Professional and Premium 3D CAD software? Learn about the features included in each of the three SOLIDWORKS offerings.

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