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Solid Edge Assembly query

Pioneer
Pioneer

I have an ST9 query on how to find the second moment of area of an assembly section.

 

You can do this for a part in the draft environment by creating a section, evaluating the area and then clicking on the properties of the co-ord system that appears.

 

Is there a way to do this to a large assembly?

 

 

I have tried converting it to a part (by saving it as a stp then importing into part environment), giving me over 2000 design bodies, but when in the draft it still is selecting individual areas.

 

I have tried to unionize all design bodies but SE cannot compute for some reason.

 

Can I select more than one area?

 

Any help would be much appreciated as this calculation would take a very long time by hand.

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Betreff: Solid Edge Assembly query

Gears Esteemed Contributor Gears Esteemed Contributor
Gears Esteemed Contributor

Hi @Cheggers

 

 

 

I must ask this question, but what for should this be good?

What can a moment of area be used for in the content of an assembly?

 

And You can directly import/open an assembly within a part, no need for anexport/import via step.

 

 

There are features/functions in SE2019 to create a single boody out of an assembly.

But if You have a section You can use the draft section option to only show the section itself, and nothing else.

These curves can be used for buidling a closed region in draft.

 

But again, at the moment I can not see the usage for that.

 

 

regards
Wolfgang

Betreff: Solid Edge Assembly query

Phenom
Phenom

fabricated beams?


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