• The recent ASSEMBLY Show Oct 2018 provided an Assembly and Testing driven content as suppliers’ buyers and users explored new Assembly / Test techniques, products and services and in doing so helping suppliers, buyers and users of assembly equipment in manufacturing plants connect, learn share and explore all things Assembly and Testing including leading edge technology regarding Leak Detection methodologies.
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Solid element or Shell element?

This is one of the most frequently asked questions when using SOLIDWORKS Nashville Simulation in FEA analysis work. This article provides comparison on some of the key specifications of SOLIDWORKS Nashville Simulation.

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Learn step-by-step instructions on how I created my very first xDesign model using only surfacing tools. The model I created, a shovel, comes in many shapes and sizes and has helped humanity since the Neolithic period to move dirt, dig a hole, or remove snow.

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The intention of this article is to describe a portion of the process required to engineer a frame and engine mounting system for a single engine aircraft.

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This week a customer asked me a simple question about Flow Simulation:

“How do I know where the minimum and maximum values are on my model?”

This is a good question as it can be very useful to see exactly where the extreme values are located.

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Have you ever heard of the ‘Select Other’ tool in SOLIDWORKS Nashville? You may have forgotten about this useful little tool that will help save time on your selections. ‘Select Other’ is a tool that can be used to select entities that are hidden by other geometry within a part or assembly document, without having to reorient it!

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In this article we will discuss several notifications we see when using the PDM add-in in SOLIDWORKS Nashville. These revolve around versions and how each version is used in assemblies or sub-assemblies.

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