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Designed for users who would like to become productive quickly in using SOLIDWORKS Motion. This 2 day course will teach you how to use the SOLIDWORKS Motion simulation package to study the kinematics and dynamic behavior of your SOLIDWORKS assembly models.
 
*This course is eligible to be part of the DASI Solutions Apprenticeship Program, certified by the U.S Department of Labor.

buy now buttonLength: 2 days
Prerequisites: Knowledge of SOLIDWORKS is required. Understanding of the basics of the MotionManager is recommended. If you are not familiar with the MotionManager, it is recommended trying the included Motion Tutorial in the SOLIDWORKS Help Menu prior to attending.

Course Price: $1,495


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  • 01Introduction to Motion Simulation and Forces
    Basic Motion Analysis 
    Forces
    Results 
  • 02Building a Motion Model and Post-Processing
    Creating Local Mates
    Mates
    Local Mates
    Power
    Plotting Kinematic Results 
  • 03Introduction to Contacts, Springs and Dampers
    Contact and Friction
    Contact
    Contact Groups
    Contact Friction
    Translational Spring
    Translational Damper
    Post-Processing
    Analysis with Friction
  • 04Advanced Contact
    Contact Forces
    STEP Function
    Contact: Solid Bodies
    Geometrical Description of Contacts
    Integrators
    Instability Points
    Modifying Result Plots
    Path Mate Motor 
  • 05Curve to Curve Contact
    Contact Forces
    Curve to Curve Contact
    Solid Bodies vs Curve to Curve Contact
    Solid Bodies Contact Solution
  • 06CAM Synthesis
    CAMs 
    Trace Path
    Exporting Trace Path Curves
  • 07Motion Optimization
    Sensors
    Optimization Analysis 
  • 08Flexible Joints
    System with Flexible Joints
  • 09Redundancies
    How to Check for Redundancies
    Typical Redundant Mechanisms
  • 10Export to FEA
    Exporting Results 
    Export of Loads
    Direct Solution in SOLIDWORKS Motion
  • 11Event Based Simulation
    Servo Motors
    Sensors
    Task
  • 12Design Project
    Self Guided Problem
    Problem Solution
    Creating the Force Function
    Force Expression
  • AAppendix A: Motion Study Convergence Solutions and Advanced Options 
    Convergence
    Accuracy
    Integrator Type 
    Integrator Settings 
  • BAppendix B: Mate Friction