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5 SolidWorks Tips You May Have Never Seen Before

Chances are if you’ve been around SolidWorks for any significant amount of time, you may have seen some of these before, but I’ll be surprised if more than a handful of seasoned SolidWorks users have seen all 5 of these tips and tricks. While I’ve shown countless tips and tricks for SolidWorks in my time, these …

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SolidWorks Tech Tips – Assemblies

Locking and Breaking Assembly References When working with external references in SolidWorks, it is extremely important that users understand the differences between Lock All and Break All. These functions, added in SolidWorks 2000, are for managing the associativity of features that are related to other part files or built in-context in an assembly. …

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Maximum Stress Criterion solidworks simulation

Failure Criterion The maximum stress criterion applies to composite shells. Failure occurs according to the maximum stress criterion when the stress in one of the principal material directions exceeds the strength in that direction. The overall state of stress in the global coordinates is first computed by the program. Then, …

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