Parameters and Design Studies

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In my opinion, one of the most underutilized tools in SOLIDWORKS Simulation is the Design Study.  Design studies allow you to easily set up a number of ‘what if’ scenarios and run them all with the click of a button.  Sure, it might take a couple extra minutes to set up a few parameters, but the extra setup time will pay off handsomely later. Let’s take a look at the effects of varying mesh size for a stress concentration.  The […]

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Materials in Design Studies 2013

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A brand new feature for SolidWorks 2013 is the ability to create a design study that changes the material of the part file. This will allow you run multiple simulation studies on the same part with different materials. The process is as follows. Begin a new design study. Insert a new design study parameter. Name the parameter, change the category to material, and make sure the body you want included is checked at the bottom. In the design study select […]

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