SOLIDWORKS Beam Calculator

The beam calculator feature inside Solidworks allows designers examine the effects of forces acting on supported beams. To begin the analysis we first have to enable the Solidworks toolbox add-in inside Solidworks add-ins folder.

Enabling this add-in incorporates the beam calculator, Cam design, Bearing calculator and the structural steel design under the toolbox folder.

The designer can now be able to run the beam calculator based off the different beam designs i.e. beams with varied supports and different points of Continue reading

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