Length

10 weeks
1 session per week
4 hours per session
Total Class: 40 hours


Audience

This training program has been developed for the SolidWorks® user who has mastered the basics of parametric solid model design but needs to continue building skills for working with imported models, surface modeling, FEA using CosmoWorks®, model analysis with FlowWorks® and MotionWorks®, design presentation and publishing using animation, PhotoWorks®, and creating e-Drawings®.


About SolidWorks

SolidWorks® has become a worldwide industry leader in affordable 3-D feature based parametric solid modeling software for mechanical design and engineering. SolidWorks® utilizes an intuitive windows user interface, one of the best in the industry, and is based on the powerful Parisolid® kernel. Users of Pro-E®, Unigraphics®, CATIA®, and other high-end CAD software are discovering the portability, shorter learning curve, and expanded power and capability of SolidWorks®


Recommended Prerequisites

Previous experience with SolidWorks at the intermediate level


Topic

WORKING WITH IMPORTED MODELS

  • Understanding the file types for imported models
  • Importing a solid model
  • Understanding what the model is in SolidWorks
  • Editing an imported solid
  • Building dimensional data from an imported solid model
  • Using an imported solid model in a design drawing
  • Using an imported model in an assembly

SURFACE MODELING

  • Working with surfaces
  • Advanced filleting
  • Deleting faces
  • Dome features
  • Offset surfaces
  • Extend surfaces
  • Intersection curves and splines
  • Filling in gaps
  • Repairing imported surfaces

ADVANCED SOLID MODELING

  • Working with multiple bodies
  • Developing sweep paths using 3-D sketching
  • Developing complex shapes with lofting
  • Creating cuts using surfaces
  • Advanced lofting techniques
  • Core and Cavity modeling

DESIGN PUBLICATION AND ANALYSIS

  • Creating design presentations using PhotoWorks & e-Drawings
  • FEA analysis using CosmoWorks
  • Flow analysis using FlowWorks
  • Motion analysis using MotionWorks

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