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SOLIDWORKS Simulation - Linear Static Part Analysis

by Corey Bower

Linear static stress analysis of a part is a core element of the design process. This course will teach you how to set up and run a linear static stress analysis of a part. Software required: SOLIDWORKS 2016.

What you'll learn

To complete a linear static analysis of a part in SOLIDWORKS Simulation, many steps need to be followed. In this course, SOLIDWORKS Simulation - Linear Static Part Analysis, you will be guided through each of these steps to ensure accuracy from start to finish. First, you'll see the basics of Finite Element Analysis. Then, you will learn the standard options and settings within Simulation. From there, you will complete the setup of materials, fixtures, loads, and mesh. After you run the analysis, you will interpret the results and finally refine the mesh and reach convergence. After completing this course, setting up and running a linear static stress analysis on a part will be much easier and you'll be prepared to do it on your own in the future. Software required: SOLIDWORKS 2016.

About the author

Corey Bower is Simulation Manager at GoEngineer, which delivers software, technology, and expertise that enable companies to unlock design innovation and deliver better products faster. He graduated with a BSME from Iowa State University. He has been using SOLIDWORKS for over 10 years and has earned Elite Applications Engineer and SOLIDWORKS Expert as well as certified instructor.

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