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SOLIDWORKS Weldments teaches you how to create welded structures with structural members. Creating custom profiles for structural members and creating weld beads are also covered in this course.

Course Outline


  • About This Course  
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  • Finding Commands 

Lesson 1: Weldment Features  

  • Weldments 
  • Structural Members 
  • Groups vs. Structural Members  
  • Adding Plates and Holes 
  • Gussets and End Caps 
  • Using Symmetry  
  • Advantages of a Multibody Part  
  • Limitations of a Multibody Part  

Lesson 2: Working with Weldments  

  • Managing the Cut List  
  • Cut List Item Names 
  • Accessing Properties 
  • Cut-List Properties Dialog  
  • Structural Member Properties 
  • Adding Cut List Properties  
  • Bounding Boxes in Weldments 
  • Options for Generating Cut List Items  
  • Custom Structural Member Profiles 
  • Defining Material  
  • Creating Custom Profiles 
  • Standard or Configured Profiles  
  • Inserting Existing Parts 
  • When to Use an Assembly  

Lesson 3: Configuring and Detailing Weldments  

  • Weldment Configurations  
  • Post-Assembly Machining Features  
  • Weldment Drawings  
  • Drawing Views of Individual Bodies 
  • Representing Welds 

Lesson 4: Working with Bent Structural Members  

  • Working with Bent Structural Members  
  • 3D Sketching 

Lesson 5: Introduction to Structure System  

  • Structure System  
  • Primary vs. Secondary Members  
  • Secondary Members  

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