Chrono::SolidWorks© tutorials

Tutorials for users that installed the Chrono::Solidworks add-in for SolidWorks

  • Demo Engine

    Learn the basics of Chrono::SolidWorks add-in for SolidWorks:

    • model a 3D assembly using SolidWorks,
    • export it as a .py file containing the Chrono::Engine system description.
    • run a Python simulation of the exported system
    • render the simulation using POVray
  • Demo Engine Advanced

    Tips for advanced use of Chrono::SolidWorks add-in, with some Python tricks and tips for:

    • modify the exported scene by creating custom constraints
    • assigning POVray materials
    • creating custom POVray objects
    • attaching a camera to a moving part
  • Demo Collision Shapes

    Learn how to define collision shapes when using the Chrono::SolidWorks add-in for SolidWorks©.

    • assign collision shapes to parts in SolidWorks
    • create and assign surface materials to parts using Python
    • customize advanced POVray pigments and textures
    • move the ground to simulate an earthquake