Overcoming Multibody Rendering Challenges

While creating our Quest design for March, I ran into a common issue when rendering multiple bodies and a …READ MORE »

Tips for Installing SOLIDWORKS Electrical (Single User)

I've collected and simplified the following tips for installing SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2015 to help your e …READ MORE »

Sketch Tips

Want to be more efficient with your designs in SOLIDWORKS? It's easy. Speed up your day to day tasks such …READ MORE »

Order of Circuits in a PLC

I've received many questions on how to manage the order of circuits and terminals displayed on PLC symbol …READ MORE »

The Importance of Mesh Refinement

Finite Element Analysis is a tool that has been helping engineers revolutionize their industries for deca …READ MORE »

Leak Tracking with Flow Simulation

One of the many advantages of using SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation to other CFD tools is the automatic calcul …READ MORE »

Patterns on Non-Planar Surfaces

By utilizing patterns we can save time by reusing existing geometry. But, for our more complex patterns, …READ MORE »

More Weldment Profiles

I am periodically asked about weldment profiles in SOLIDWORKS and why the out-of-the-box profiles don't h …READ MORE »

New Rights Management with Electrical 2015

Prior to SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2015, you were able to password protect your configuration functions. The …READ MORE »

Preparing your design for Finite Element Analysis

Preparation is the key to results when it comes to successful virtual testing with SOLIDWORKS Simulation …READ MORE »