SOLIDWORKS Conceptual Designer

Length

2 Days

Cost

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Recommended Experience Level

  • SOLIDWORKS Essentials

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Course Outline

Lesson 1: The 3DEXPERIENCE Platform

  • The 3DEXERIENCE Platform
  • Accessing the Platform
  • Accessing Apps
  • 3DDashboard: Gateway to the Platform
  • Application User Interface
  • Roles and Related Applications
  • Data within the Tenant
  • 3DSwym
  • Creating a Swym Community
  • Adding Content to a Swym Community
  • Creating a Blog Post
  • Other Swym Functions
  • 3DSpace
  • Creating a Collaborative Space
  • Additional 3DSpace Functions
  • Content on the 3DDashboard
  • Customizing the Dashboard
  • Widget Functions
  • Tab and Dashboard Functions
  • SOLIDWORKS Conceptual Designer
  • Unique Concepts
  • Putting it All Together

Lesson 2: SWCD User Interface

  • Exploring the Conceptual Designer User Interface
  • Search Filter
  • SWCD Service Buttons
  • Product Tabs
  • Work Area
  • Design Tree
  • Bread Crumbs
  • Task Panel
  • Action Bar
  • Context Toolbars and Menus
  • Dialog Boxes
  • Mouse Gestures
  • Mouse Buttons
  • View Manipulation with the Keyboard
  • Swap Visibility

Lesson 3: Basic Sketching

  • Concept Development
  • Creating New Physical Product
  • What is a Sketch?
  • Creating a New Sketch
  • Sketch Tools
  • Sketch Action Bar
  • Desk Layout
  • Canceling a Sketch Tool
  • Defining a Sketch
  • Dimensions
  • Modifying Dimensions
  • Rigid Sketch Objects
  • Information in the Design Tree
  • Sketch Object Properties
  • Combining Sketch Objects
  • Design Intent
  • Sketch Fillets
  • Construction Geometry
  • Sketching Lines
  • Copying Sketch Objects
  • Completing a Sketch
  • Editing a Sketch
  • Saving Products
  • Publishing Designs to Swym
  • 3D XML Files

Lesson 4: Sketching Mechanisms

  • Sketching Mechanisms
  • Sketch Mechanism Mode
  • Sketch Mirror
  • 3D Motion Analysis
  • Motion Action Bar
  • Instant Motion
  • Motion Study
  • Traced Path
  • Plots
  • Clash Alert
  • Uploading a Video to Swym
  • Motion Study Information in the Design Tree
  • Additional Motion Tools

Lesson 5: Mechanism Design

  • Mechanism Design
  • Mechanism Design Study
  • Links
  • Mechanism Design
  • Defining Favorites
  • Attributes
  • Sharing to a Collaborative Space
  • Locking and Unlocking Products
  • Save with Options – part Product
  • Local Save
  • Exporting Products
  • Importing Products
  • Sharing through 3DMessaging

Lesson 6: SWCD Options and Data Management

  • SWCD Options and Data Management
  • Basics of Assembly versus Part Products
  • Modifying Preferences
  • General Preferences
  • Conceptual Designer Preferences
  • Customizing Keyboard Shortcuts and Mouse Gestures
  • Managing Data
  • Successful Searching
  • Search Results Window
  • Using 6W Tags
  • Defining Favorites
    Attributes
  • Sharing to a Collaborative Space
  • Locking and Unlocking Products
  • Save with Options – part Product
  • Local Save
  • Exporting Products
  • Importing Products
  • Sharing through 3DMessaging

Lesson 7: Working in 3D

  • Working in 3D
  • Features
  • Extrude Feature
  • Adding Features
  • Adding Fillets
  • Shell Feature
  • Editing Features
  • Using the Rollback Bar
  • Hole Features
  • Thread Features
  • Convert to Direct Edit
  • Direct Edit Tools
  • Importing and Modifying SOLIDWORKS Desktop Parts
  • Convert to Direct Edit with Imported Geometry
  • Editing in SOLIDWORKS desktop
  • Updating an Imported Model
  • Combining Editing Techniques
  • Modifying Appearances
  • Mass Properties
  • Selection Techniques

Lesson 8: Inserting and Creating Assembly Components

  • Assembly Products
  • Transforming Features into Components
  • Options for the Assembly Base Component
  • Assembly Design Tree
  • Inserting Components
  • Docking the Search Results Window
  • Mates
  • Viewing and Editing Mates
  • Automating Mates
  • Opening a Component
  • Flexible Sub-Assemblies
  • Creating Components
  • External References
  • Using Primitives
  • Renaming Components
  • Component Patterns

Lesson 9: Additional Assembly Tools

  • Sketch to Component
  • Replacing a Component
  • Inserting a New Product
  • 3D Motion
  • Importing SOLIDWORKS Desktop Assemblies
  • Save with Options for Assembly Products
  • Lightweight Components
  • Using Springs
  • Additional Assembly Tools

Lesson 10: Interoperability with SOLIDWORKS Desktop

  • Continuing a Concept in SOLIDWORKS Desktop
  • SOLIDWORKS Connection

Appendix: Commands and Shortcuts

  • Top Bar Commands
  • Action Bar Commands
  • Keyboard Shortcuts (Default)
  • Mouse Button Functions

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