Creating innovative products efficiently demands the ability to predict design behavior - how the design would perform under real world operating conditions - which involves prototyping and time-consuming trials. SOLIDWORKS Simulation 3D CAD Integrated Analysis solutions enables you to dimension a product accurately and optimize its design in lesser efforts, time and budget.
SOLIDWORKS Simulation Analysis Software helps you to ensure whether your product - in its designing stage itself - can withstand various levels of real life pressures and forces associated with it. This way, you can optimize the design without having to make substantial tooling changes. Go from napkin sketch idea to an optimal design by using the Topology Optimization tool in SOLIDWORKS Simulation.
The Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) technology that SOLIDWORKS Simulation uses allow you to mathematically approximate and simulate the complex phenomena of the physical universe, including structural, heat transfer, fluid flow, and dynamic behaviors. Virtual bolt connectors in SOLIDWORKS SIMULATION not only save the time of physically modeling, meshing of bolts but also yield accurate results.
An intuitive user interface and extensive analysis capabilities
A unique combination of precision, ease of use, and power
Accurate simulations eliminate the need to build a prototype and test
Ability to study and test parts/assemblies up to large sizes
Overall, quick processes, lesser costs, lighter products
SOLIDWORKS Simulation is a Comprehensive structural analysis solution fully embedded within SOLIDWORKS 2020 that can be used by designers and analysts alike to enable companies to get their products to market faster and with less cost without sacrificing quality or performance.
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|Fully Embedded Analysis1|
|Static Stress Analysis1|
|Kinematic Motion (Time-Based)1|
|Kinematic Motion (Event-Based)|
|Drop Test Analysis|
|Pressure Vessel Analysis|
|Plastic Deformation/Residual Stress|
|Composite Material Analysis|
|Forced Vibration Analysis|
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SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium includes three advanced studies: Non-Linear Static, Non-Linear Dynamic and Linear Dynamic. The linear dynamic study builds upon the frequency study to calculate the stresses due to forcing vibrations. This enables engineers to calculate the effects of dynamic loads, impact or shock loading, even earthquake simulations for linear elastic materials.
Non-linear analysis allows machine designers and engineers to analyze complex material behavior, such as that of metals, rubbers and plastics. This analysis also helps account for large deflections and sliding contact in the components. The complex material models in non-linear analysis allow for the calculation of permanent deformation and residual stresses due to excessive loads, as well as the prediction of springs and clip fasteners.
SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium enables engineers to solve problems without simplification to determine complex real world behaviors. Not all capabilities are available in every package or for all studies. SOLIDWORKS Simulation software can perform and proves why different types of analyses are critical to electrical and electronic product engineering.
Windows 7 (preferably x64) or Windows 8
2 GB RAM minimum (8 to 16 GB RAM recommended)
50 GB disk space free (minimum)
SOLIDWORKS-Certiﬁed graphics card
Intel® or AMD® processor (4 to 8 cores recommended)
Broadband Internet connection
Microsoft® Excel® and Word (for reporting and exporting)
"Working in SOLIDWORKS is definitely saving time and money. Our design errors have been reduced by 90% now we have excellent visualizations of our designs"