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Welcome to SolidWorks Simulation Help

Getting Help

Access to Help Lists ways to access help for SolidWorks Simulation®, as well as hints for searching. See Accessing and Using Help.
What's New Introduces concepts and provides step-by-step examples for many new features.

Click Help > What's New > PDF or Help > What's New > HTML.

SolidWorks Administration Guides Lets you access administration documents by release and language. See SolidWorks Administration Guides.
Release Notes Describes new and changed functionality of each Service Pack.

Click Help > Release Notes.

Legal Notices See Legal Notices.

Getting Started with SolidWorks Simulation

Simulation Tutorials To perform a step-by-step example using SolidWorks Simulation:

Click Help > SolidWorks Simulation > Tutorials.

Simulation Reference Links you to important simulation concepts. See SolidWorks Simulation Reference.
Simulation Advisor For assistance during analysis studies:

Click Study > Fixtures > External Loads > Connections or Study > Fixtures > External Loads > Results and select the corresponding Advisor.

Quick Tips To see pop-up hints and options based on the current status of the analysis study:

Click Help > Quick Tips.

Simulation Validation To view verification problems and compare results of simulation studies to known analytical solutions:

Click Help > SolidWorks Simulation > Validation > Verification Problems and Help > SolidWorks Simulation > Validation > NAFEMS Benchmarks.

Analysis Research For resources and links to the online knowledge base:

Click Simulation > Research.

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