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New Design Study

You can now create the Design Study to evaluate or optimize models. The new Design Study interface consolidates the earlier interfaces for optimization studies and design scenarios. You can plot the updated bodies and the calculated results for different iterations or scenarios by clicking their columns on the Results View tab.

To create a study, click Design Study (Tools toolbar) or Insert > Design Study > Add. A Design Study tab appears at the bottom of the graphics area.

You can also right-click a study tab and select Create New Design Study.

You can use the Design Study in SolidWorks for models without Simulation results. For example, you can minimize the mass of an assembly with density and model dimensions as the variables, and volume as the constraint.

Different sensors are available for use in Design Studies depending on your SolidWorks license and whether you are running an Evaluation study or an Optimization study.

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Mass Properties
Simulation Data          

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