Using SOLIDWORKS Simulation to Test a Last Jedi Theory

by Shivani Patel

WARNING! Star Wars: The Last Jedi Spoilers Ahead

While watching the latest Star Wars movie, I couldn’t help but wonder: What ripped apart Luke’s lightsaber?

I came from the Rey realm of thought – the Force lets you move things with your mind and control people. Luke and the Force nuns convinced me otherwise, but I still couldn’t turn off my engineering brain as I watched Kylo Ren and Rey struggle over the lightsaber. How did they rip the lightsaber apart, and why did it cause an explosion?

Head over to DesignNews to learn how SOLIDWORKS Simulation was used for another fun fan theory:

Using Simulation to Test a Last Jedi Theory

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About Shivani Patel

Shivani Patel is an elite-certified Application Engineer specializing in the SOLIDWORKS and Simulation products. She graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington's Aerospace Engineering program and now works for GoEngineer in Houston, TX. She enjoys seeing how customers apply FEA and CFD tools and teaching customized classes.

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