Designed in SOLIDWORKS: Solar Filters for Binoculars

Designed in SOLIDWORKS: Solar Filters for Binoculars

Happy #Eclipse2017 month! Everyone in the continental United States will see at least a partial solar eclipse on August 21, so even if you’re not traveling to experience “totality,” you’ve got something to look forward to. Here at GSC, all employees have been issued

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Who Needs Mesh Controls Anyway?

Who Needs Mesh Controls Anyway?

The quality of your mesh is critical to obtaining accurate results from your analyses. You’ll often hear the term “convergence analysis” tossed around in the Finite Element Analysis (FEA) world. “Convergence analysis” means we want to ensure the mesh in critical areas

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2017: Connection Dots

SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2017: Connection Dots

There’s no need to lament any further over missed connections thanks to the SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2017 Connection Dots feature. Missed Connections – Somewhere on Craigslist Prior to September 2016 Have you ever read those “missed connection” posts on Craigslist? I learned of them

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Create Custom Cutting Threads in SOLIDWORKS

Create Custom Cutting Threads in SOLIDWORKS

SOLIDWORKS 2016 introduced the Thread feature, which allows you to easily create standard threads as actual, fully-modeled geometry. What if you have non-standard threads you want to use? The answer is to create your own thread profiles. The process is

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Fatigue Analysis: The General Process

Fatigue Analysis: The General Process

Running a fatigue analysis is a growing trend in mechanical parts and assemblies. You must already familiar with stress analysis, as it is the basis for fatigue analysis. Stress or strain information from a stress analysis is the basis for predicting

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