Introduction to Solid Modeling Using SolidWorks 2016
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Program Details

Part One - Learning SolidWorks

1) Basic Part Modeling Techniques

2) Engineering Drawings

3) Additional Part Modeling Techniques

4) Advanced Part Modeling

5) Parametric Modeling Techniques

6) Creation of Assembly Models

7) Advanced Assembly Operations

8) Assembly Drawings

Part Two - Applications of SolidWorks

9) Generation of 2-D Layouts

10) Solution of Vector Problems

11) Analysis of Mechanisms

12) Design of Molds and Sheet Metal Parts

13) The Use of SolidWorks to Accelerate the Product Development Cycle


A) Recommended Settings

B) The SolidWorks Interface: Use and Customization

Design Intent

Planning the Model

Selecting a Modeling Technique

Planning for Other Uses of the Model

Choosing the Initial Sketch Plane

Keeping It Simple

Exploiting Associativity

Symmetry in Modeling

Planning an Assembly Model

Part-Level and Assembly-Level Features

Manufacturing Considerations

Assembly-Level Dimensions

Future Study

Dynamics (Kinetics)

Manufacturing Processes, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, and Metrology

Industrial Design

Industrial Engineering

Mechanics of Materials

Machine Dynamics and Machine Design

Materials and Processes