Ansys DesignModeler – Import from SOLIDWORKS to DesignModeler

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March 15, 2020

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Some import types (ACIS and AutoCAD) allow you to specify the units of the imported model. Before clicking Generate, you may be able to change the model units from the Details View, depending on the type of import. Note that some model types store their units, so no Model Units property will appear when importing them.

For ACIS files specifically, the Model Units property will initially show Default as its value. This means the model units will be retrieved from the ACIS file itself. In the event that the ACIS file has no units specified, it will adopt the units of the current DesignModeler session. You may still force the model units to any specific unit by setting the Model Units property to the unit of your choice.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to import geometry from Solidworks to Ansys DesignModeler. You can repeat the process for geometries from SolidWorks or another 3D software.

Tutorial: Free Surface using ANSYS Fluent.

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