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SOLIDWORKS Simulation - Troubleshooting Common Errors

by Shivani Patel

In this course you'll be provided with the knowledge required to troubleshoot most common errors seen by new users in the static study add-in. Also, you'll be given the ideas to remove singularities if applicable. Software required: SOLIDWORKS 2016.

What you'll learn

Designers and engineers primarily use structural simulation to determine the strength and stiffness of a product by reporting component stress and deformations. In this course, SOLIDWORKS Simulation - Troubleshooting Common Errors, you'll learn how to modify geometry and learn techniques to prevent mesh failures, and to prevent other failures associated with mesh size. First, you'll learn about fixing broken faces due to bad imports. Next, you'll learn about mesh failures and about solver instability warnings. Then, you'll learn about result accuracy questions and will learn about idealization errors. Finally, you'll learn how to troubleshoot if your study will not completely solve, and how to trust and prove your conclusions numerically. By the end of this course, you'll know how to prepare your model for simulation, modify it or the simulation if mesh failures occur. Software required: SOLIDWORKS 2016.

About the author

Shivani Patel is an is an Application Engineer at GoEngineer, a unique business partner for engineering, manufacturing, and product design companies looking to innovate and stay competitive. An aerospace Engineer by trade, she has six years of CAD experience. At GoEngineer, she is an elite-level SOLIDWORKS and Simulation instructor, technical support engineer, and on-site application engineer for Texas’ SOLIDWORKS users. She is a certified expert in SOLIDWORKS, and its FEA, CFD, and Injection Mo... more

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