Learn how we can add the effects of gravity and contact within a SOLIDWORKS animation.
- [Instructor] So let's take a look…at creating our first basic motion animation…using this Plinko example.…So the first thing I'd like to do,…jump into my motion manager here.…Over to the left, switch from animation…to basic motion.…Once I've done that, before I even get started,…one thing I might want to change…is kind of the settings or the options…within the basic motions.…If I now get over to this gear wheel icon,…I have the motion study properties.…
So here I just have a few options or settings…I can change,…so how many frames per second,…maybe I'd like to increase this,…let's say 30 or so.…As well as the geometry accuracy…and 3D contact resolution,…and I can change this accuracy…to be a higher or a lower value,…so maybe I'm gonna increase the accuracy here.…So that's gonna make my motion more accurate,…but of course that's gonna take…a little bit more calculation time as well.…
And it is important to note here…that basic motion studies are not exact,…and are in fact approximations.…So this is why increasing…these accuracy slide bars may be useful.…
- Working with MotionManager
- Reviewing common animation terminology
- Using the Animation Wizard to generate animations
- Making complex animations with the click and drag method
- Editing the timeline and views
- Changing display and appearances
- Using scenes and lighting in animations
- Controlling animation with mates
- Physics-based motion
- Creating walkthrough animations
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1. Getting Started
2. Animation Wizard
3. Manual Animations
4. Editing the Timeline and Views
6. Motion Drivers
7. Basic Motion: Physics-Based Motion
8. Cameras and Walkthrough Animations
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