Once you have imported your model into Live Parts, you can start the Live Parts growth process to create your design using the method below.
- Click Start in the Commands toolbar to start the Live Parts growth process.
- Live Parts will autonomously to create your design. The growth process automatically stops and Live Parts smooths your design when it is complete.
The step-by-step guides in the collection below show you how you can interact with your designs in real-time to rapidly explore design alternatives in Live Parts.
- Adjusting forces
Learn how to adjust forces specified in your model from right within Live Parts.
- Adjusting the material
Learn how to adjust the material selected for your model from right within Live Parts.
- Using additive manufacturing constraints
Learn how to use additive manufacturing constraints to ensure your Live Parts design accounts for 3D printing build direction and support angles.
- Running FEA for validation
Learn how to run an FEA simulation to validate the performance of your design from right within Live Parts using the embedded high-fidelity FEA engine.
- Running FEA for growth
Learn how to use Live Parts embdded high-fidelity FEA engine to drive the growth process, ensuring more accurate results and maximize the performance of your Live Parts designs.
- Saving & opening designs
Learn how to save and open designs so you can experiment with different constraints and objectives and return to evaluate each of your Live parts design alternatives.