Mechanical Part Calculations

Part calculations can be accessed from Objects / Calculations. Only ISO units (mm, N, MPa etc.) are used for calculations. Values can be calculated for the following mechanical parts:

  • Compression springs
  • Tension springs
  • Keys
  • Spline shafts
  • Screws
  • Pins
  • Spur gears
  • Straight bevel gears
  • V-belt drives
  • Roller chain drives
  • Beams or shafts (for bending and torsion)

Compression spring

Square key

Spline shaft

Bolted connection

Round pin

V-Belt drive

Spur gear dimensions

Straight bevel gear

Roller chain

Beam calculations

2D Area - 2DA

Calculates 2D surface area, bending section modulus and center of gravity of a selected 2D area. These values can be used in mechanical part calculations. A closed boundary must be defined, and islands can be included. You can define a boundary automatically or segment by segment. When the results are displayed, you have the option to create construction lines at the center of gravity.



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