Engineering Analysis with SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2021

Available March 10, 2021
582 Pages
ISBN: 978-1-63057-383-6


Key Features

  • Concurrently introduces SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2021 and Finite Element Analysis
  • Covers a wide variety of Finite Element Analysis problems
  • Uses hands-on exercises that build on one another throughout the book
  • Printed in full color

In Detail

Engineering Analysis with SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2021 goes beyond the standard software manual. Its unique approach concurrently introduces you to the SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2021 software and the fundamentals of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) through hands-on exercises. A number of projects are presented using commonly used parts to illustrate the analysis features of SOLIDWORKS Simulation. Each chapter is designed to build on the skills, experiences and understanding gained from the previous chapters.

Topics covered

  • Linear static analysis of parts and assemblies
  • Contact stress analysis
  • Frequency (modal) analysis
  • Buckling analysis
  • Thermal analysis
  • Drop test analysis
  • Nonlinear analysis
  • Dynamic analysis
  • Random vibration analysis
  • h and p adaptive solution methods
  • Modeling techniques
  • Implementation of FEA in the design process
  • Management of FEA projects
  • FEA terminology

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Static analysis of a plate
  3. Static analysis of an L-bracket
  4. Static and frequency analysis of a pipe support
  5. Static analysis of a link
  6. Frequency analysis of a tuning fork and a plastic part
  7. Thermal analysis of a pipe connector and heater
  8. Thermal analysis of a heat sink
  9. Static analysis of a hanger
  10. Thermal stress analysis of a bi-metal loop
  11. Buckling analysis of I-beam
  12. Static analysis of a bracket using adaptive solution methods
  13. Drop test
  14. Selected nonlinear problems
  15. Mixed meshing problem
  16. Analysis of a weldment using beam and truss elements
  17. Review of 2D problems
  18. Vibration analysis - modal time history and harmonic
  19. Analysis of random vibration
  20. Topological Optimization
  21. Miscellaneous topics – part 1
  22. Miscellaneous topics – part 2
  23. Implementation of FEA into the design process
  24. Glossary of terms
  25. Resources available to FEA users
  26. List of exercises


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Product Details

Available March 10, 2021
582 Pages
Binding: Paperback
Printing: Color
Print ISBN: 978-1-63057-383-6 | ISBN 10: 1630573833
eBook ISBN: 978-1-63056-638-8
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Books > FEA / CAE > SOLIDWORKS Simulation > 2021