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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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SOLIDWORKS User-Defined Materials

If you use a material from the SOLIDWORKS database, you are limited in how you can change the material properties. However, SOLIDWORKS User-Defined Materials allow you to apply custom material properties. Various material model types are accessible in SOLIDWORKS custom material such as Linear Elastic Isotropic, Linear Elastic…

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation Nonlinear Analysis – Stepping Options

One of the most daunting tasks in creating nonlinear simulations is the proper settings of the time stepping options. This article will look at some recommendations for adjusting the time stepping options. The Nonlinear Autostepping Option In general, the Automatic (autostepping) option is recommended. This…

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What is the Singularity Elimination Factor?

Singularity Error

Often times, when running a nonlinear static analysis, we receive an error shown in the image below. One of the solutions presented is to change the singularity elimination factor (SEF). So what is this SEF and what does it do? The Singularity Elimination Factor (SEF)…

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