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Set Composite Shell Options Example (C#)

This example shows how to set composite shell options.

//----------------------------------------------------------------------------
// Preconditions:
// 1. Add the SOLIDWORKS Simulation as an add-in (in SOLIDWORKS, click 
//    Tools > Add-ins > SOLIDWORKS Simulation > OK).

// 2. Add the SOLIDWORKS Simulation primary interop assembly as a reference
//    (in the IDE, click Project > Add Reference > .NET > 
//    SolidWorks.Interop.cosworks > OK).

// 3. Verify that the specified material library exists.
// 4. Verify that the specified model document exists.
//
// Postconditions:
// 1. Opens the model.
// 2. Activates Ready - 8 plies.
// 3. Sets composite shell options.
// 4. Meshes the model.
// 5. Analyzes the study.
//
// NOTE: Because the model is used elsewhere, do not save changes.
//----------------------------------------------------------------------------
using Microsoft.VisualBasic;
using System;
using System.Collections;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Data;
using System.Diagnostics;
using SolidWorks.Interop.sldworks;
using SolidWorks.Interop.swconst;
using SolidWorks.Interop.cosworks;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
namespace Macro1CSharp.csproj
{
    partial class SolidWorksMacro
    {
 
        CosmosWorks COSMOSWORKS;
        CwAddincallback COSMOSObject;
        CWModelDoc ActDoc;
        CWStudyManager StudyMngr;
        CWStudy Study;
        CWShell Shell;
        CWMesh Mesh;
        CWStaticStudyOptions StaticOptions;
        ModelDoc2 Part;
        CWShellManager ShellMgr;
        CWCompositeShellOptions CWShellOptions;
        int m;
        int errCode;
        int longstatus;
        int longwarnings;
        int bApp;
        int j;
        const double MeshEleSize = 1.4769;
        const double MeshTol = 0.073847;
 
 
        public void Main()
        {
            COSMOSObject = (CwAddincallback)swApp.GetAddInObject("CosmosWorks.CosmosWorks");
            if (COSMOSObject == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Simulation add-in not loaded");
            COSMOSWORKS = COSMOSObject.CosmosWorks;
            if (COSMOSWORKS == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "No COSMOSWORKS object");
 
            Part = swApp.OpenDoc6("C:\\Users\\Public\\Documents\\SOLIDWORKS\\SOLIDWORKS 2017\\Simulation Examples\\Composites\\tjoint.SLDPRT", (int)swDocumentTypes_e.swDocPART, 2, ""ref longstatus, ref longwarnings);
            if (Part == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "Failed to open tjoint.SLDPRT");
 
            ActDoc = COSMOSWORKS.ActiveDoc;
            if (ActDoc == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "No active document");
 
            StudyMngr = ActDoc.StudyManager;
            if (StudyMngr == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "No study manager");
            StudyMngr.ActiveStudy = 1;
            Study = StudyMngr.GetStudy(1);
 
            ShellMgr = Study.ShellManager;
            if (ShellMgr == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "No shell manager");
 
            Shell = ShellMgr.GetShellAt(0, out errCode);
            if (errCode != 0)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "No shell");
 
            Shell.ShellBeginEdit();
            bApp = Shell.SetLibraryMaterial("C:\\Program Files\\SOLIDWORKS Corp\\SOLIDWORKS\\lang\\english\\sldmaterials\\solidworks materials.sldmat""Alloy Steel");
            Shell.Formulation = 2;
 
            CWShellOptions = Shell.CompositeOptions;
            if (CWShellOptions == null)
                ErrorMsg(swApp, "No composite shell options");
 
            CWShellOptions.Symmetric = 0;
            CWShellOptions.RotateZeroDegreeReference = 0;
            CWShellOptions.MappingType = 0;
            CWShellOptions.Symmetric = 0;
            CWShellOptions.Sandwich = 0;
            CWShellOptions.PlyRelativeAngle = 0;
            CWShellOptions.LengthUnit = 4;
            CWShellOptions.AllPliesSameMaterial = 1;
 
            m = CWShellOptions.GetTotalPlies();
            for (j = 0; j <= m - 1; j++)
            {
                errCode = CWShellOptions.SetPlyParameters2(j + 1, 0.1 * (j + 1), 0.05 * j, "solidworks materials", "Cast Stainless Steel");
            }
 
            Shell.ShellEndEdit();
 
            //Mesh
            Mesh = Study.Mesh;
            Mesh.MesherType = 0;
            Mesh.Quality = 0;
            errCode = Study.CreateMesh(0, MeshEleSize, MeshTol);
 
            StaticOptions = Study.StaticStudyOptions;
            StaticOptions.SolverType = 2;
 
            //Run analysis
            errCode = Study.RunAnalysis();
 
        }
 
        public void ErrorMsg(SldWorks SwApp, string Message)
        {
            SwApp.SendMsgToUser2(Message, 0, 0);
            SwApp.RecordLine("'*** WARNING - General");
            SwApp.RecordLine("'*** " + Message);
            SwApp.RecordLine("");
        }
 
        /// <summary>
        /// The SldWorks swApp variable is pre-assigned for you.
        /// </summary>
 
        public SldWorks swApp;
 
    }
 
 
}

 



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