Advanced Part Modeling

Length

3 Days

Cost

$1250.00

Recommended Experience Level

  • SOLIDWORKS Essentials

Description

Products today are designed with considerations for ergonomics, mechatronics and to be visually appealing. The SOLIDWORKS Advanced Part Modeling class goes beyond the basics and dives into organic geometry, sweeping, lofting, 3D sketching and many more of the higher level functions of SOLIDWORKS.

Recommended For

  • Any designer or engineer who is looking to improve their capabilities

Course Outline

Introduction

  • About This Course
  • Using this Book
  • Windows
  • Use of Color
  • More SOLIDWORKS Training Resources

Lesson 1: Multibody Design Techniques

  • Multibody Parts
  • Hide/Show Tree Items
  • Multibody Design Techniques
  • Case Study: Multibody Design
  • Solid Bodies Folder
  • Local Operations
  • Feature Scope
  • Patterning Bodies
  • Tool Body Technique
  • Combining Bodies
  • Case Study: Protective Screen
  • Intersect with Solid Bodies
  • Case Study: Bowl
  • Indent Feature
  • Case Study: Indent
  • Deleting Solid Bodies

Lesson 2: Saving Solid Bodies

  • Multibody Part vs. Assembly
  • Saving Bodies Functions
  • Case Study: Clamp
  • Insert into New Part
  • Save Bodies
  • Case Study: Boat Cleat
  • Modeling for Rapid Tooling
  • Splitting a Part into Multiple Bodies
  • Case Study: Handle
  • Automating an Assembly
  • Case Study: Using Split Part with Legacy Data

Lesson 3: Sketching with Splines

  • Curves in Sketches
  • Using Sketch Pictures
  • Case Study Guitar Body
  • Splines
  • Adding Spline Relations
  • Changing the Shape of a Spline
  • Fully Defining Splines
  • Evaluating Splines
  • Case Study: Two Point Spline
  • Analyzing Solid Geometry
  • Style Spline
  • Case Study: Watering Can Handle
  • Fit Spline
  • Case Study: Coffee Cup

Lesson 4: Introduction to Sweeping

  • Sweeping
  • Case Study: Faux Raised Panel Door
  • Sweep with Guide Curves
  • Case Study: Bottle Body
  • The SelectionManager
  • Case Study: Hanger Bracket

Lesson 5: 3D Sketching and Curve Features

  • Curve Features
  • Case Study: Spring
  • Sweeping Along a 3D Path
  • 3D Sketching
  • Helix Curve
  • Creating a 3D Curve from Orthogonal Views
  • Projected Curve Feature
  • Combining Curves
  • Smoothing Transitions

Lesson 6: Threads and Library Feature Parts

  • Bottle Features
  • Case Study: Modeling Threads
  • Saving a Library Feature Part
  • Performance Considerations
  • Case Study: Adding the Label Outline
  • Creating the Sweep Path
  • Sweeping Along Model Edges

Lesson 7: Advanced Sweeping

  • Sweep Options
  • Additional Sweep Settings
  • Profile Orientation
  • Case Study: Keep Normal Constant
  • Intersection Curve Feature
  • Visualizing Sweep Sections
  • Case Study: Controlling Twist
  • Case Study: Controlling Twist with Guide Curves
  • Case Study: Align with End Faces
  • Solid Profile
  • Case Study: Drill Bit

Lesson 8: Introduction to Loft and Boundary Features

  • Comparing Complex Features
  • How Lofting and Boundary Work
  • Case Study: Defroster Vent
  • Loft Feature
  • Boundary Feature
  • Case Study: Lofted Merge
  • Case Study: Reusing Sketches
  • Copying a Sketch
  • Modify Sketch
  • Derived Sketches
  • Boundary Preview Options
  • Sketch Block and Library Feature Profiles

Lesson 9: Advanced Loft and Boundary Features

  • Additional Curves in Loft and Boundary
  • Centerline Lofting
  • Case Study: Heat Shield
  • Loft Preview Options
  • Adding Sketch Segments
  • Cleaning Up a Model
  • Deleting Faces
  • Evaluating Edges
  • Face Fillets
  • Case Study: Hook
  • Curve Influence

Lesson 10: Advanced Filleting and Other Features

  • Fillet Settings
  • Fillet Parameters
  • Constant Size Fillets
  • Delete Face: Delete and Fill
  • Fillet Options
  • Variable Size Fillets
  • Face Fillets
  • FilletXpert
  • Other Advanced Features
  • Wrap Feature
  • Deform Feature
  • Direct Editing

Course Schedule

Class

Dates

Duration

Address

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Advanced Part Modeling – Albany, NY

Advanced Part Modeling – Middletown, CT

12/04/2019 - 12/06/2019


12/09/2019 - 12/11/2019


8:30 am - 4:30 pm


8:30 am - 4:30 pm


14 Computer Drive East


203 Main St, 2nd Floor, 300 Plaza Middlesex


Class Dates and Locations

Advanced Part Modeling – Albany, NY
12/04/2019 - 12/06/2019 Register

Advanced Part Modeling – Middletown, CT
12/09/2019 - 12/11/2019 Register