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Share Thermal Analysis - What simulation package do I need? by Arvind Krishnan
Thermal analysis is available in multiple packages of SOLIDWORKS Simulation. Each package has a different level of capability and this document helps distinguish between them.
Share Understanding Connectors by SolidWorks
SolidWorks® helps you move through the design cycle smarter. With fast and accurate virtual connectors, your team will be able to focus on the behavior of the design as a whole, instead of wasting precious time modeling and remodeling hundreds of pins, bolts, springs, and welds.
Share Enhanced Turbulence Modeling in SolidWorks Flow Simulation by SolidWorks
SolidWorks Flow Simulation is a powerful, intelligent, and easy-to-use computational fluid dynamics (CFD) program that facilitates the work of product engineers who use SolidWorks 3D CAD software for 3D design creation. This paper details the approach and theory behind turbulence modeling as used in SolidWorks Flow Simulation to simulate complex industrial turbulent flows with heat and mass transfer. Detailed explanations and examples will support how SolidWorks Flow Simulation’s turbulence model coupled with the immersed boundary Cartesian meshing techniques allow for accurate flow field resolution and enable Flow Simulation to offer a best-in-class CFD solution.
Share Preventing Mechanical Fatigue by SolidWorks
Fatigue is the most common cause of catastrophic failure in metals and can occur in other materials as well. SolidWorks Simulation provides a fast, reliable, and cost-effective way to predict and resolve fatigue-related problems before they happen.
Share Understanding Nonlinear Analysis by SolidWorks
In this paper you will learn about the differences between linear and nonlinear analysis and realize there are optimum times to use one type of analysis versus the other. We will discover that neglecting nonlinear effects can lead to serious design errors. After reviewing the examples taken from everyday design practice, you will see how nonlinear analysis can help you avoid overdesign and build better products.
Share The Intelligent PDM Vault from SolidWorks by SolidWorks
The Intelligent PDM Vault from SolidWorks
Share Streamlining Product Documentation across the Manufacturing Enterprise with 3DVIA Composer by SolidWorks
For many years, manufacturers simply had to accept more time delays and greater costs as they developed product documentation in multiple languages to support growing global markets. But today, product developers are gaining competitive advantage, saving time, and cutting costs with a new class of integrated software tools. With 3D authoring software like 3DVIA Composer, your company can use 3D CAD data to automate the product documentation process—without modifying product designs. By addressing the changing nature of CAD data, this associative documentation tool seamlessly and effortlessly keeps your documentation up to date.
Share Why is SolidWorks Flow Simulation the Right Choice for Product Engineers by SolidWorks
Engineering Fluid Dynamics (EFD) is a new breed of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software that enables mechanical engineers to simulate fluid flow and heat transfer applications with powerful, intuitive, and accessible 3D tools. Engineering fluid dynamics is driven by engineering criteria and goals so every product engineer can get the technical insights necessary to answer the questions faced in the product development process. SolidWorks Flow Simulation is based on the same mathematical foundation as traditional computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software, but key benefits set SolidWorks Flow Simulation apart, making it quicker and easier to use, while still delivering a robust and highly accurate solution.
Share Understanding Motion Simulation by SolidWorks
What is motion simulation? What problems can it solve? How can it benefit the product design process? This paper addresses some of these issues and looks at sample problems that motion simulation can solve. It also presents real-life applications of motion simulation used as a CAE design tool.
Share Event Based Simulation Put Your Designs in Motion by SolidWorks
SolidWorks software helps you move through the design cycle smarter. With flexible event-based simulation, your team will be able to integrate design and controls—and streamline your live prototype and testing process.
Share Solve Heat Transfer Challenges Quickly and Cost-Effectively with Flow Simulation by SolidWorks
Finding effective solutions to heat transfer problems has become an increasingly important part of new product development. Almost everything experiences heating or cooling of some kind, and for many products, such as modern electronics, medical devices, and HVAC systems, managing heat is a critical requirement for avoiding overheating and achieving functional success. Manufacturers who can efficiently resolve heat transfer issues will have a distinct competitive advantage. With an easy-to-use, fluid-flow analysis application like SolidWorks® Flow Simulation software, you will have the tools that you need to solve even the most difficult heat transfer problems, while saving time and money in the process.
Share Accurate Design Simulations Improve Product Development by SolidWorks
Creating innovative products requires insights into design performance, and design engineers who can predict design behavior are more efficient, innovative, and successful. With SOLIDWORKS Simulation 3D CAD integrated analysis solutions, you can intuitively, accurately, and cost-effectively simulate how a product will perform, enabling you to dimension precisely and optimize designs while reducing prototyping and time-consuming trials processes. SOLIDWORKS Simulation allows you to accurately solve complex analysis problems, helping you overcome time, budget, and quality challenges.
Share Enhanced Boundary Cartesian Meshing Technology in SolidWorks Flow Simulation by SolidWorks
SolidWorks Flow Simulation is an intelligent, easy-to-use computational fluid dynamics (CFD) program that facilitates the work of design engineers who use SolidWorks 3D CAD software for design creation. This paper details the approach and theory behind the Cartesian mesh generation used in SolidWorks Flow Simulation. Detailed explanation and examples will support how this choice of mesh generation algorithm enables SolidWorks Flow Simulation to offer a best-in-class CFD solution centered upon simplicity, speed, and robustness.
Share Solve Complex Simulations to Enhance Product Performance by SolidWorks
Engineering successful, innovative products in today’s competitive environment requires simulation power. The ability to analyze the multifaceted physical performance characteristics of a design before making a prototype can substantially increase productivity. Companies need robust simulation tools to efficiently overcome time, budget, and quality demands. SolidWorks® Simulation delivers powerful simulation capabilities that can solve complex analysis problems, helping you design better, more innovative products faster and more cost-effectively.
Share Check Plots Find the Problem Fast by SolidWorks
SolidWorks software helps you move through the design cycle faster. With quick and easy check plots, your team will be able to effectively target problem areas for further analysis—and streamline the comprehensive design validation process.
Share Drive Growth and Innovation with Sustainable Design by SolidWorks
Manufacturers that effectively adopt sustainable design practices will position themselves to successfully respond to increasing consumer demand for “greener” products. They also will spark innovation in product development, control energy and material costs, and grow revenues. Yet, implementing a sustainable design strategy can be challenging because of misconceptions about costs versus benefits, as well as questions about how to effectively implement sustainable design. You can facilitate the implementation of sustainable design by using product life cycle information to leverage sustainability as a competitive advantage.