SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium

Efficiently evaluate your designs for nonlinear and dynamic response, dynamic loading, and composite materials with the powerful tools of SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium adds to the capabilities of SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional to improve product reliability in the most cost effective manner, no matter the material or use environment.

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Structural Simulation

Motion Simulation

With SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium, you can efficiently evaluate your designs for nonlinear and dynamic response, dynamic loading, and composite materials with the powerful tools. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium adds to the capabilities of SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional to provide valuable insights to improve product reliability in the most cost effective manner, no matter the material or use environment.

Featured Capabilities
Linear Stress Analysis Calculate stresses and deformations of parts and assemblies due to internal and external loads to validate product performance and safety while you design.
Finite Element Analysis (FEA) Use finite element analysis (FEA) to calculate stresses and displacements of parts and assemblies under internal and external loads.
Fatigue Analysis Fatigue analysis examines how repeated or random load cycles can cause structural failure (so called metal fatigue). SOLIDWORKS Simulation enables designers to take two, complementary approaches to design analysis: (1) Design for Strength and (2) Design for Life.
Motion Analysis SOLIDWORKS motion analysis uses the assembly mates along with part contacts and a robust physics-based solver to accurately determine the physical movements of an assembly under load. With the assembly motion and forces calculated, a structural analysis of the components can be performed to ensure product performance.
Thermal Structural Analysis

 

Thermal structural analysis is the application of the finite element method to calculate the temperature distribution within a solid structure, which is due to the thermal inputs (heat loads), outputs (heat loss), and thermal barriers (thermal contact resistance) in your design. Thermal structural analysis solves the conjugate heat transfer problem with the simulation calculation of thermal conduction, convection, and radiation.
Vibration Analysis

 

SOLIDWORKS Simulation provides detailed vibration data through frequency analysis and dynamic analysis to ensure product performance and safety. Vibration analysis is an important consideration when an applied load is not constant (static), inducing unstable modes of vibration (resonance) which result in a shortened service life and cause unexpected failures.
Structural Analysis

 

Structural simulation covers a wide range of FEA problems – from the performance of a part under a constant load to the stress analysis of a moving assembly under dynamic loading, all of which can be determined using SOLIDWORKS Simulation tools.
Structural Optimization

 

SOLIDWORKS Simulation simplifies structural optimization with a goal-driven design approach to parametrically alter a design so that it meets defined structural goals.
Drop Test Analysis

 

In a drop test analysis, the time varying stresses and deformations due to an initial impact of the product with a rigid or flexible planar surface (the floor) are calculated. As the product deforms, secondary internal and external impacts are also calculated, locating critical weaknesses or failure points, as well as stresses and displacements. Drop test analysis using SOLIDWORKS Simulation enables you to visualize the elastic stress wave propagating through the system so that the correct assembly methods are used.
Frequency Analysis

 

Quickly and efficiently investigate the natural frequencies of a design—with and without loads and boundary conditions – with easy-to-use SOLIDWORKS Simulation. Ensure that the natural modes of vibration are away from environmental forcing frequencies, indicating that the design will meet the required service life.
Nonlinear Analysis

 

Nonlinear stress analysis calculates the stresses and deformations of products under the most general loading and material conditions for: (1) Dynamic (time dependent) loads, (2) Large component deformations and (3) Nonlinear materials, such as rubber or metals, beyond their yield point.
Plastic and Rubber Part Analysis

 

Quickly and efficiently carry out stress analysis of plastic components and rubber parts with SOLIDWORKS Simulation while you design to optimize material selection and part design, ensuring high product quality, performance, and safety.

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Assembly Simulation
Mechanism Analysis
Concurrent Engineering
Communication
Design Comparison with Parametric Simulation
Linear Static Simulation for Assembly
Trend Tracker
Time Based Mechanism Simulation
Fatigue Simulation
Event-Based Motion Simulation
Design Optimization Simulation
Frequency Simulation
Buckling or Collapse Simulation
Thermal Simulation
Pressure Vessel Design Simulation
Drop Test Simulation
Submodeling Simulation
2D Simplification
Load Case Manager
SOLIDWORKS Material Web Portal
Plastic Deformation and Residual Stresses Simulation
Plastic and Rubber Components Simulation
Large Displacement Structural Simulation
Composites Components Simulation
Forced Vibrations Simulation
Nonlinear Dynamics
Fluid Flow Simulation

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