Click Beam Calculator (Toolbox toolbar) or Toolbox > Beam Calculator.

## How to use Beam Calculator in SOLIDWORKS?

**Performing Beam Calculations**

- Click Beam Calculator (Toolbox toolbar) or Toolbox > Beam Calculator .
- In the Beam Calculator dialog box, select a Load Type.
- Under Type of Calculation, select Deflection or Stress. …
- Select a beam: …
- Select an Axis to determine the value for Moment of inertia or Section modulus.

## What is a beam calculator?

The Beam Calculator **allows for the analysis of stresses and deflections in straight beams**. Options: … The Beam Calculator allows for the analysis of stresses and deflections in straight beams.

## How do you calculate loading capacity in Solidworks?

**Performing Bearing Calculations**

- Click Bearing Calculator (Toolbox toolbar) or Toolbox > Bearing Calculator .
- In the Bearing Calculator dialog box, select a standard, a bearing type, and an available bearing from the lists on the bottom left of the dialog box.
- Select the Units of measurement.

## What size beam do I need to span 25 feet?

For 25 foot span, size of simply supported beam for 2-3 storey residential building, using thumb rule, is **about 15″×18″ in** which beam width is 12″ and beam depth is 15″, if width will be kept 12″, depth should increased, then beam size 12″×24″ can be used, providing with 4nos of 16mm bar at top, 4nos of 20mm bar at …

## How do you do a stress analysis in Solidworks?

**Setting Up Stress Analysis**

- Click Simulation Setup (MotionManager toolbar).
- In the graphics area, select a component on which to perform the stress analysis. …
- Enter the Start Time and End Time for the analysis. …
- Click Add Time. …
- Repeat Steps 3 – 4 to compute stress analysis on other time intervals. …
- Do one:

## What are the 5 steps to running a simulation in Solidworks?

**Part of SOLIDWORKS Simulation’s ease of use are the simple Six Steps that every Simulation Study shares.**

- Step 1: Define your Study. …
- Step 2: Assign your Materials.
- Step 3: Apply the Boundary Conditions (Free Body Diagram)
- Step 4: Mesh the Model.
- Step 5: Run the Analysis (Solve)
- Step 6: View the Results.

## How do you force in Solidworks?

**To apply a force:**

- Click Add a force. The Force PropertyManager appears.
- In the graphics area, select the desired faces.
- Select: Normal to apply the force in the direction normal to each selected face. …
- Select the force units first, then enter the force value. …
- Click . …
- Click Next.