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Photopia for SOLIDWORKS Tutorial

Setup an Analysis

In this tutorial you will setup a Photopia analysis for an assembly that already exists. This is based on an LED TIR Collimator lens using a CREE XP-L LED that creates a narrow beam.


Files to Download

  PDF of Tutorial

  Assembly Zip File for SOLIDWORKS 2013 & 2014

  Assembly Zip File for SOLIDWORKS 2015 & 2016

Skills Covered

Adding a lamp

Assigning material properties

Setting up Photometric and Raytrace Settings

Adding an Illuminance Plane

Running a Raytrace

Viewing Results

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