solidThinking Inspire Tips & Tricks

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  • Quickly create individual “parts” for several solids Learn More …
  • You can now move the sketch plane to required position and orientation Learn More …
  • Washer/bushing creation to avoid applying loads or boundary conditions on design space Learn More …
  • An introduction to output files Learn More …
  • Fully capture and identify load paths and material distribution in a typical analysis. Learn More …
  • A rule-of-thumb when manually gauging what min thickness to apply to the analysis to fully capture the problem setup. Learn More …
  • Easily navigate through a sketch or assembly with the snap features. Learn More …
  • Hotkeys for quickly navigating through various features within Inspire. Learn More …
  • Different methods of making parts transparent for ease of viewing internal structures. Learn More …
  • Changing the colors of parts or loads to make them easier to distinguish in large models. Learn More …
  • Use compatibility options to ensure mouse controls in Inspire are the same as in HyperMesh; Learn more …

Sketch Tools and Boolean Operations

 

Optimization Guidelines‬

 

  • This option can be activated to improve model handling and overall user experience. Learn More …
  • Identifying the mass of parts and assemblies in the model tree. Learn More …
  • Achieve the most accurate results when running a minimize mass and maximize stiffness optimization. Learn More …
  • Changing the number of CPUs to 4 for reduction of optimization computing time. Learn More …
  • Clearing the run history folder of all the optimization results files. Learn More …
  • Selecting English units for an analysis at any point during the analysis setup. Learn More …
  • Optimization using unit orthogonal forces when actual loading is unknown. Learn More …
  • Isolate components within an assembly for analysis. Learn More …
  • Several options for organizing optimization results creating smaller .stmod files Learn More …