Fun with Physics and SolidWorks

I have fun with physics.  I have fun with math.   Your students can have fun too with this SolidWorks Motion Tutorial from our friends in Cuda Country.  Use SolidWorks to create a Car and Track assembly. Then create a Motion Study

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SAE Car Suspension With SolidWorks Motion: Part 3 Post Processing

This is the third and final part in a series of three showing how to use SolidWorks Motion to analyze a suspension system in a Formula SAE Car.  This last part covers the post processing of results that was

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SAE Car Suspension With SolidWorks Motion: Part 2 Set Up

Check out this video which is part two out of a three part series showing how to use SolidWorks Motion to analyze a suspension system in a Formula SAE Car.  The second part covers the set up and running

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SolidWorks Animation From A Buckeye

When you get a SolidWorks animation from a buckeye, you know it’s going to be good.  The Ohio State University mechanical engineering students, Kyle Steinkerchner, Clinton Lehotan, and Matt Taylor exceeded in this year’s ME5680 Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing

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SAE Car Suspension With SolidWorks Motion: Part 1 Eliminating Redundancies

Eliminating Redundancies in SolidWorks Motion Check out this video which is the first part of three showing how to use SolidWorks Motion to analyze a suspension system from a Formula SAE Car.  In the first part, the process of eliminating

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Calculating Natural Frequency of a Semi-Ring

For this post I decided to test out something that I learned in my mechanical vibrations class which is calculating the natural frequency of a semi-ring.  This ring can be seen above with some of the basic dimensions.  Below are

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Vote for your favorite SolidWorks Student Design from Portugal

Sqedio's SolidWorks Student Design Contest features some of the best engineering talent from Portugal.  Everyone around the world can participate in the “People’s Choice Award” and vote for your favorites. Following these steps: Goto: https://www.facebook.com/sqedio/app_162850930432266 Click the ?Like button. Review

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EXPIRED: SolidWorks Summer Edition, 3D CAD Software for Students and Educators!

Please note: this offer expired August 31, 2012   Are you a student or educator interested in using SolidWorks this summer to learn what it has to offer, or get ahead of the game for next year? Try our FREE

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NAO Robot Tutorials in SolidWorks

At SolidWorks World, I introduced our community to the NAO Robot, designed in SolidWorks by Aldebaran-Robotics.  We have developed a series of SolidWorks video tutorials in 3D assembly modeling to help students get excited about engineering and robotics. Download and

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Edge Factor Announces Reality Redesign Winners in PINKBIKE Competition

At SolidWorks, I get to work with amazing customers, from middle school teachers to university researchers.  I also get to work with our commerical customers that design amazing products.  I first met Edge Factor producer, Jeremy Bout filming at SolidWorks

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Texas A&M SAE Aero Design Team Flies with SolidWorks

I first met members of the Texas A&M SAE Aero Design team when they displayed their plane at SolidWorks World 2011.  So what is SAE Aero Design?   You think of SAE for Formula, Baja, Hybrid – cars.  But there is

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