# SOLIDWORKS Motion

2 Days

\$1150.00

## Recommended Experience Level

• SOLIDWORKS Essentials
• Experience with the MotionManager

## Description

The SOLIDWORKS Motion course will cover creating kinematic and dynamic motion studies of your assemblies. Learn how to analyze and optimize linkage systems, motors, and other moving assemblies.

## Recommended For

• Engineers and Designers that need to analyze mechanisms and linkage systems
• Anyone who desires to study range of motion and path planning of moving systems

## Course Outline

Introduction

• More SOLIDWORKS Training Resources
• What is SOLIDWORKS Motion?
• Understanding Basics
• Basics of Mechanism Setup in SOLIDWORKS Motion
• Summary

Lesson 1: Introduction to Motion Simulation and Forces

• Objectives
• Basic Motion Analysis
• Case Study: Car Jack Analysis
• Forces
• Results

Lesson 2: Building a Motion Model and Post-processing

• Objectives
• Creating Local Mates
• Case Study: Crank Slider Analysis
• Mates
• Local Mates
• Power
• Plotting Kinematic Results
• Summary

Lesson 3: Introduction to Contacts, Springs and Dampers

• Objectives
• Contact and Friction
• Case Study: Catapult
• Contact
• Contact groups
• Contact Friction
• Translational Spring
• Translational Damper
• Post-processing
• Analysis with Friction
• Summary

Lesson 4: Advanced Contact

• Objectives
• Contact Forces
• Case Study: Latching Assembly
• STEP Function
• Contact: Solid Bodies
• Geometrical Description of Contacts
• Integrators
• Instability Points
• Modifying Result Plots
• Summary
• Path Mate Motor

Lesson 5: Curve to Curve Contact

• Objectives
• Contact Forces
• Case Study: Geneva Mechanism
• Curve to Curve Contact
• Solid bodies vs. curve to curve contact
• Solid Bodies Contact Solution
• Summary

Lesson 6: CAM Synthesis

• Objectives
• CAMs
• Case Study: CAM Synthesis
• Trace Path
• Exporting Trace Path Curves

Lesson 7: Motion Optimization

• Objectives
• Motion Optimization
• Case Study: Medical examination chair
• Sensors
• Optimization Analysis

Lesson 8: Flexible Joints

• Objectives
• Flexible Joints
• Case Study: System with Rigid Joints
• System with Flexible Joints
• Summary
• References

Lesson 9: Redundancies

• Objectives
• Redundancies
• Case Study: Door Hinges
• How to Check for Redundancies
• Typical Redundant Mechanisms
• Summary

Lesson 10: Export to FEA

• Objectives
• Exporting Results
• Case Study: Drive Shaft
• Export of Loads
• Direct Solution in SOLIDWORKS Motion
• Summary

Lesson 11: Event Based Simulation

• Objectives
• Event Based Simulation
• Case Study: Sorting Device
• Servo motors
• Sensors

Lesson 12: Design Project

• Objectives
• Design Project
• Case Study: Surgical Shear – Part 1
• Self Guided Problem – Part 1
• Self Guided Problem – Part 2
• Problem Solution – Part 1
• Creating the Force Function
• Force Expression
• Case Study: Surgical Shear – Part 2
• Summary

Appendix A: Motion Study Convergence Solutions and Advanced Options

• Convergence
• Accuracy
• Integrator Type
• Integrator Settings
• Conclusion

Appendix B: Mate Friction

• Mate Friction

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