Im trying to run a flow simulation in solidworks using a surface model i created, however im getting an error and it wont let me do it. Do i need to convert the file type or something before it will work?
this is the model im trying to run the simulation on if that helps: Volkswagen Lupo
Flow simulation unfortunately does not work with surface models. Surfaces have no mass and without mass a simulation won't be accurate. If you thicken/offset or sculpt the surfaces to make them even a really thin solid, it should then work.