This Course teaches you how to use the SOLIDWORKS mechanical design automation software to build parametric models of parts.
Advanced Part Modeling teaches you how to use multibody solids, sweeping and lofting features, and the more advanced shaping capabilites of SOLIDWORKS.
Assembly Modeling teaches you how to maximize your use of the assembly modeling capabilities of SOLIDWORKS mechanical design automation software.
This course teaches you how to make drawings of SOLIDWORKS parts and assemblies.
Surface Modeling teaches you how to build freeform shapes using SOLIDWORKS mechanical design automation software.
Sheet Metal teaches you how to build sheet metal parts using SOLIDWORKS mechanical design automation software. Building standalone sheet metal parts, and converting conventional parts to sheet metal, including in assembly context, are covered.
Weldments teaches you how to create welded structures with standard structural members. Weld beads are also covered.
- Weldment Features
- Working with Weldments
- Configuring and Detailing Weldments
- Working with Bent Structural Members
- Introduction to Structure System
Routing – Piping and Tubing explains how to create, edit and manage Piping and Tubing routes, from the critical routing components and their design requirements to the subassemblies that contain the routes.
- Fundamentals of Routing
- Piping Routes
- Piping Fittings
- Tubing Routes
- Piping and Tubing Changes
- Creating Routing Components
- Using P&ID Files
Mold Design Using SOLIDWORKS teaches you several manual mold creation techniques and how to use the Mold Tools in SOLIDWORKS mechanical design automation software.
- Surface Concepts and Imported Geometry
- Core and Cavity
- Side Cores and Pins
- Advanced Parting Line Options
- Creating Custom Surfaces for Mold Design
- Advanced Surfacing for Mold Design
- Alternative Methods for Mold Design
- Completing the Mold Base
This course teaches how to use the SOLIDWORKS CAM Standard software to generate, modify and post process 2.5 axis milling toolpaths used for the machining of SOLIDWORKS part files.
This course is intended to teach the user how to use CAMWorks to create 3 axis toolpaths for the machining of parts created in SOLIDWORKS.
- CAMWorks Basic and User interface
- Multi-Surface Features
- Avoid and Contain Areas, toolpath limits
- Inserting operations, common Operation Parameters
- Area Clearance and Z Level Operation Parameters
- Pattern Project
- Constant Stepover
- Pencil Mill
- Curve Project
- 3 Axis Undercut
This course is designed to make SOLIDWORKS users productive more quickly with the SOLIDWORKS Simulation Bundle. This course will provide an in-depth coverage on the basics of Finite Element Analysis (FEA), covering the entire analysis process from meshing to evaluation of results for parts and assemblies. The class discusses linear stress analysis, gap/contact analysis, and best practices.
- The Analysis Process
- The Analysis Process
- Assembly Analysis with Contacts
- Symmetrical and Free Self-Equilibrated Assemblies
- Assembly Analysis with Connectors and Mesh Refinement
- Compatible / Incompatible Meshes
- Analysis of Thin Components
- Mixed Meshing Shells & Solids
- Beam Elements- Analysis of a Conveyor Frame
- Mixed Meshing Solids, Beams & Shells
- Design Study
- Thermal Stress Analysis
- Adaptive Meshing
Large Displacement Analysis