Using SolidWorks motion to examine loads

SolidWorks motion analysis has so many applications to offer and one of which is analysis of forces acting on members. In this scenario we will use SolidWorks motion to solve a simple statics problem.

Before we begin we need to activate the SolidWorks motion analysis add-in in the add-ins folder.

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Next we will create a new assembly.

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Considering the member shown below.

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We will begin by creating a sketch representing the lines of action of the forces.

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HOLE WIZARD ON SOLIDWORKS

The hole wizard is a feature on solidworks used to make standard holes on components.

This feature makes it easy to make large amount of holes on a part comparing to making holes by using the extrude cut feature, also using this feature would make the use of the toolbox components in assembly section very effective when assembling your system.

How to use the hole wizard

The hole wizard can be used in 2D and 3D.

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