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Mastering Autodesk® Inventor® 2012 and Autodesk® Inventor LT™ 2012 by Curtis Waguespack

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Chapter 17: Stress Analysis and Dynamic Simulation

Set up and run Stress Analysis simulations. Oftentimes you may find yourself guessing at what impact a change to your design might have on the strength and overall integrity of your part. Questions such as “Can I make this part a bit lighter?” or “Can I move this cutout closer to the edge?” become key to the success of your design.

Master It Set up a parameter study in your model to explore the consequences of editing features and their locations. Nominate all the crucial parameters to the table, and then create the configuration simulations for all of the combinations.

Solution Interpret the results of the parameter study, looking for the configuration that promises to exhibit the results ...

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