SolidWorks for the Senior Capstone Design Project – Heat Transfer Made Easy

 As a senior mechanical engineering student, understanding 4 years of theory to solve a complex problem is a challange.  This Fall, SolidWorks puts together a series of Simulation videos to explain complex problems with SolidWorks Simulation tools that simplify the process.  The "Beer Can BBQ Conundrum" is intended for students of legal drinking age to review how conduction, convention, and radiation are used together with SolidWorks to solve a classic problem.  Any alumnium beverage container may be substituted.  This video series contains white papers and case studies to help students understand that validating a product brings about many questions in the engineering design process that can be solved through SolidWorks Simulation.  Marie

Click Here to obtain access to the video, case studies and white papers.  Select on the Beer Can BBQ Conundrum icon on the right side.  Registration is required.

White Papers

  1. Preventing Mechanical Fatigue
  2. Streamlining Design with Real World Vibration
  3. Understanding NonLinear Analysis

Case Studies

  1. Heat and Submersion
  2. Optimizing Green Fuel Generation
  3. Cooling and Collision Detection
  4. Pinpointing Hot/Cold Spots
  5. Analyzing Gas and Fluid Flow
Marie Planchard

Marie Planchard

Senior Director, Early Engagement, 3DEXPERIENCE Works at Dassault Systemes
Marie Planchard is an education and engineering advocate. As Senior Director of Education & Early Engagement, SOLIDWORKS, she is responsible for global development of content and social outreach for the 3DEXPERIENCE Works products across all levels of learning including educational institutions, Fab Labs, and entrepreneurship.
Marie Planchard