SOLIDWORKS Simulation

Design Validation Software

SOLIDWORKS Simulation provides the ideal virtual testing environment to evaluate your designs and help you make the right decisions for overall quality improvement. All three software packages shorten the learning curve that will have you up and running quickly.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Versions:

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium
SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional
SOLIDWORKS Simulation Standard

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Simulation Product Matrix


SOLIDWORKS SIMULATION PREMIUM

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium bolsters the depth and ease of use of SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional with additional capabilities, including a powerful set of tools for simulating nonlinear and dynamic response as well as composite materials.

  • Simulate products made with nonlinear materials
  • Capture the effects of large displacements on your designs
  • Perform dynamic analyses of parts and assemblies
  • Simulate composite materials with SOLIDWORKS Simulation

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SOLIDWORKS SIMULATION PROFESSIONAL

Fully integrated with SOLIDWORKS CAD software, SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional provides powerful tools that expand the capabilities of SOLIDWORKS Simulation, so you can investigate more tests and operating environments on both parts and assemblies.

  • Study and optimize assemblies of all sizes
  • Understand the effects of temperature changes on parts and assemblies
  • Simulate vibration or buckling in your designs
  • Optimize critical dimensions and conceptual design features
  • Simulate drop tests using your parts or assemblies
  • Study the effects of cyclic loading and fatigue
  • Predict Buckling or Collapse with SOLIDWORKS Simulation
  • Create motion simulations based on events and actions

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SOLIDWORKS SIMULATION STANDARD

Virtual Simulation is not only for specialists and final validation. Now it’s an integrated design tool for all product engineers in all industries. Discover the intuitive power of SOLIDWORKS Simulation Standard to support your everyday engineering process. Add SOLIDWORKS Simulation to your productivity tools.

  • Linear static analysis for assembly
  • Time-based motion simulation
  • Fatigue analysis (to test product durability)
  • The Trend Tracker Productivity Tool (provides visual feedback on the impact of a design change on performance criteria, such as maximum stress level)

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation Packages:

Simulation Standard

Virtual Simulation is not only for specialists and final validation. Now it’s an integrated design tool for all product engineers in all industries. Discover the intuitive power of SOLIDWORKS Simulation Standard to support your everyday engineering process.

Simulation Flow

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation takes the complexity out of computational fluid dynamics. You can quickly and easily simulate fluid flow, heat transfer, and fluid forces that are critical to the success of your design.

Simulation Pro

Fully integrated with SOLIDWORKS CAD software, SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional provides powerful tools that expand the capabilities of SOLIDWORKS Simulation, so you can investigate more tests and operating environments on both parts and assemblies.

SOLIDWORKS Plastics

SOLIDWORKS Plastics brings easy-to-use injection molding simulation directly to the designers of plastic parts and injection molds.

Simulation Premium

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium bolsters the depth and ease of use of SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional with additional capabilities, including a powerful set of tools for simulating nonlinear and dynamic response as well as composite materials.

SOLIDWORKS Sustainability

The easy way to more Environmentally Friendly Designs. In today’s global marketplace, being a responsible company is often paramount to success.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Featured Solutions:

Structural Analysis

Validate product performance and safety factors using finite element analysis (FEA) to perform structural simulation.

Thermal Analysis

Calculate temperatures and heat transfer within and between components.

HVAC Analysis

Optimize heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems quickly and easily.

Fatigue Analysis

Predict component fatigue failures by examining repeated or random load cycles.

Vibration Analysis

Examine how vibrating or unstable modes can shorten equipment life to eliminate failures.

Structural Optimization

Optimize a design to meet defined strength-to-weight, frequency, or stiffness performance.

Motion Analysis

Evaluate mechanical performance through operational movements using rigid body motion analysis.

Fluid Flow Analysis

Simulate fluid (either liquid or gas) passing through or around an object and investigate the impact to improve product performance.

Electronic Cooling

Optimize heat dissipation and the selection of electronic devices.

Sustainable Design

Assess the environmental impacts of your designs in real time using life cycle assessment (LCA) criteria.

Integrated Simulation Workflows

Efficiently test product performance with multi-physics testing, taking into account various physical environments.

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