Setting Up a SolidWorks Assembly for Simulation with NI LabVIEW

Publish Date: Jun 2, 2012 | 11 Ratings | 4.91 out of 5 | 2 Customer Reviews

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Discover how to prepare a SolidWorks assembly for simulation with the NI SoftMotion for SolidWorks tools. Learn how to properly mate your assembly, create a motion study, define different types of motors, and add inertia and friction parameters to your model. Additionally, learn the necessary steps to connect LabVIEW software with your SolidWorks model and initiate a simulation.


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 - Jun 4, 2013

where can ifind the example for softmotion 2012 ?

Additional note- adding friction to your SolidWorks motion simulation - Aug 19, 2009

The web cast shows how you can add friction to your SolidWorks motion simulation by creating a 3D contact. There is an alternative way to add friction that won't reduce the simulation performance-- To do this, click on the mate to which you would like to add friction and select "Edit Feature." Then navigate to the Analysis tab, check the Friction box, and configure the friction properties.

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