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Mass Properties Caluculation - Make It Automatic

maurya

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When you are using System defined functions like mp_mass(), mp_volume(), any where in your relations. Every time the model is changed, you need to recaluculate the model mass properties to update the mass properties so as to reflect the model changes as of mass properties are concerned. This is what you'll see in the relations editor as a warning. Use this techinque to make Pro/E does the job of caluculating the mass properties.

If you are working with a PART..

Choose Program from the PART menu,click on Edit Design.



Now the design of your model(.pls file) opens in the notepad.Scroll down to the end of the file Where you'll find two lines of text as below...



MASSPROP

END MASSPROP



After the MASSPROP statement enter..

PART<SPACE HERE>NAME OF THE PART WITH OUT EXTENSION

Ex:for a file named collar.prt the format looks as..



PART COLLAR



After doing so,save the file and Exit the editor;click yes to the prompt Do you want to Incorporate changes in to the model.From now on each time you Regenerate the mass properties are caluculated and updated automatically



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