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This topic provides you with quick access to the enhancements in SOLIDWORKS Simulation API 2017.

Service Pack 3
New method and property

ICWResultsProbeManager Interface

ICWStudy Interface

Obsoleted method

ICWResultsProbeManager Interface

Service Pack 2
New method

ICWMeshControl Interface

Obsoleted method

ICWMeshControl Interface

Service Pack 1
New method

ICWCompositeShellOptions Interface

Obsoleted method

ICWCompositeShellOptions Interface

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 Service Pack 0
New functionality

Major enhancements are:

  • Get and set flow/thermal effects for:
    • buckling studies. See the ICWBucklingStudyOptions section below.
    • frequency studies. See the ICWFrequencyStudyOptions section below.
    • nonlinear studies. See the ICWNonLinearStudyOptions section below.
    • thermal studies. See the ICWThermalStudyOptions section below.
  • Get and set gap/contact options, incompatible bonding options, flow/thermal effects, adaptive meshing options, and remarks for static studies. See the ICWStaticStudyOptions section below.
  • Get and set the equation describing a force of nonuniform distribution. See the ICWForce section below.
  • Get and set the equation describing a pressure of nonuniform distribution. See the ICWPressure section below.
  • Get and set the suppression state of contact pairs and component contacts. See the ICWContactManager section below.
  • Clear all damping ratios. See ICWDampingOptions::ClearAllDampingRatios.
  • Get and set the critical damping ratio in a drop test study setup. See ICWDropTestSetup::CriticalDampingRatio.
  • Get and set the load level for Design Insight plots, set the display options for stress plots, and set the component, units, and values to plot for all plots. See the ICWPlot section below.
  • After analyzing a study:
    • Get a specified results plot.
    • Save the deformed shape that results from running a static or nonlinear study to a specified folder.
    • Get and set the behavior when a deformed body fails to sew into a solid object.
    • Get the definition of a specified results plot.
    • Get the deformed coordinates for a specified plot.
    • Get the radius of beams used to render beams in a result plot.
    • Run stress hot spot diagnostics.
    • Get detected stress hot spot nodes and elements.
    • Create a stress hot spot plot.
    • See the ICWResults section below. 
  • Get a solid body by name, set library materials for all solid bodies in a component by component name, and set library materials for selected entities. See the ICWSolidManager section below.
  • Get and set whether to save only nodal von Mises stresses or all stress components. See the ICWStudyResultOptions section below.
  • Convert a specified source study to a specified target study. See ICWStudyManager::ConvertStudy.
  • Add a cyclic symmetry restraint to a study. See ICWLoadsAndRestraintsManager::AddCyclicSymmetryRestraint.
  • Get and set whether to reverse direction of:
    • base excitation. See the ICWBaseExcitation section below. 
    • bearing load. See the ICWBearingLoad section below.
    • centrifugal force. See the ICWCentrifugalForce section below.
    • dynamic initial condition. See the ICWDynamicInitialCondition section below.
    • gravity. See the ICWGravity section below.
    • heat flux. See the ICWHeatFlux section below.
    • heat power. See the ICWHeatPower section below.
    • pressure. See the ICWPressure section below.
    • restraint.  See the ICWRestraint section below.
  • Get and set more properties of:
    • beam bodies. See the ICWBeamBody section below.
    • bearing loads. See the ICWBearingLoad section below.
    • contact components. See the ICWContactComponent section below.
    • heat fluxes. See the ICWHeatFlux section below.
    • pin connectors. See the ICWPinConnector section below.
    • plots. See the ICWPlot section below.
    • pressures. See the ICWPressure section below.

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New interfaces

ICWMassPropertiesManager Interface

ICWMultipleComponentContactsEditManager Interface

ICWMultipleContactSetsEditManager Interface

ICWResultsProbeManager Interface

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New methods and properties

ICWBaseExcitation Interface

ICWBeamBody Interface

ICWBeamManager Interface

ICWBearingLoad Interface

ICWBucklingStudyOptions Interface

ICWCentriFugalForce Interface

ICWContactComponent Interface

ICWContactManager Interface

ICWDampingOptions Interface

ICWDropTestSetup Interface

ICWDynamicInitialCondition Interface

ICWForce Interface

ICWFrequencyStudyOptions Interface

ICWGravity Interface

ICWHeatFlux Interface

ICWHeatPower Interface

ICWLoadsAndRestraintsManager Interface

ICWMesh Interface

ICWMeshControl Interface

ICWNonLinearStudyOptions Interface

ICWPinConnector Interface

ICWPlot Interface

ICWPressure Interface

ICWRestraint Interface

ICWResults Interface

ICWSolidManager Interface

ICWStaticStudyOptions Interface

ICWStudy Interface

ICWStudyManager Interface

ICWStudyResultOptions Interface

ICWThermalStudyOptions Interface

 

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Obsoleted methods and properties

ICWForce Interface

ICWPressure Interface

ICWResults Interface

ICWStudyResultOptions Interface

 

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