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SOLIDWORKS Advanced Part Modelling

Prerequisites: SOLIDWORKS Essentials

 

Description: Advanced Part Modeling teaches you how to use multibody solids, sweeping and lofting features, and the more advanced shaping capabilites of SOLIDWORKS.

 

The topics covered in this course are:

 

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Lesson 1: Multibody Solids: How They Work

  • Multibody Solids

  • Multibody Design Techniques

  • Case Study:Multibody Design

  • Contour Selection

  • Introducing: Solid Bodies Folder

  • Feature Scope

  • Patterning Bodies

  • Tool Body Technique

  • Introducing: Insert Part

  • Introducing: Move/Copy Bodies

  • Combining Bodies

  • Introducing: Combine

  • Common Bodies

  • Intersect with Solid Bodies

  • Introducing: Intersect

  • Local Operations

  • Indent Feature

  • Introducing: Indent

  • Deleting Solid Bodies

  • Introducing: Delete/Keep Body

 

 

Lesson 2: Saving Solid Bodies
  • Multibody Part vs. Assembly

  • Saving Bodies Functions

  • Using Cut to Create Multiple Bodies

  • Insert into New Part

  • Introducing: Insert into New Part

  • Saving Bodies

  • Introducing: Save Bodies

  • Modeling for Rapid Tooling

  • Splitting a Part into Multiple Bodies

  • Introducing: Split

  • Creating an Assembly

  • Introducing: Create Assembly

  • Using Split Part with Legacy Data

 

Lesson 3: Sketching with Splines

  • Curves in Sketches

  • Splines
  • Introducing: Spline

  • Introducing: Spline Tools

  • Evaluating Curvature Combs

  • Introducing: The Control Polygon

  • Introducing: Spline Handles

  • Analyzing Solid Geometry

  • Introducing: Display Curvature

  • Introducing: Zebra Stripes

  • Surface Curvature Combs

  • Sketch Picture

  • Introducing: Sketch Picture

  • Style Spline

  • Introducing: Style Spline

  • Case Study: Watering Can Handle

  • Style Spline Tools

  • Fit Spline

  • Introducing: Fit Spline

 

 

Lesson 4: Introduction to Sweeping

  • Sweeping

  • Case Study: Faux Raised Panel Door

  • Sweep with Guide Curves

  • Case Study: Bottle Body

  • Pierce Relation

  • Sweep with Guide Curves

  • The SelectionManager
  • Introducing: SelectionManager

  • Case Study: Hanger Bracket

  • Symmetrical Splines

  • Introducing: Dome

 


 

Lesson 5: Working with Curves

  • Curve Features

  • Case Study: Modeling a Spring

  • Sweeping Along a 3D Path

  • 3D Sketching

  • Helix Curve

  • Introducing: Helix and Spiral

  • Introducing: Projected Curve

  • Composite Curve

  • Introducing: Composite Curve

  • Adding Features to the Bottle

  • Performance Considerations

  • Modeling Threads

  • Thread Profile

  • Blower Housing

  • Sweeping Along Model Edges

  • Introducing: Split Line

 

Lesson 6: Advanced Sweeping
  • Sweep Options

  • Additional Sweep Settings

  • Orientation and Twist Control

  • Visualizing Sweep Sections

  • Introducing: Face Curves

  • Align with End Faces

  • Solid Sweep

  • Introducing: Equation Driven Curve

 

 

Lesson 7: Boundary Feature and Lofting

  • Comparing Complex Features

  • How Lofting and Boundary Work

  • Loft vs Boundary Feature

  • Introducing: Loft

  • Boundary Feature

  • Introducing: Boundary Feature

  • Using Derived and Copied Sketches

  • Copying a Sketch

  • Modify Sketch

  • Introducing: Modify Sketch

  • Derived Sketches

  • Introducing: Derived Sketch

  • Boundary Preview Options

  • Sketch Block and Library Feature Profiles

  • Additional Curves in Loft and Boundary

  • Centerline Lofting

  • Loft Preview Options

  • Adding Sketch Segments

  • Introducing: Segment

  • Introducing: Split Entities

  • Cleaning Up a Model

  • Deleting Faces

  • Introducing: Delete Face

  • Evaluating Edges

  • Introducing: Deviation Analysis

  • Lofting with Guide Curves

  • Curve Influence

  • Hook Using Boundary

  • Conics

  • Introducing: Conic

  • Introducing: Curve Through XYZ

  • Sketch Blocks

  • Introducing: Sketch Blocks

 

 
Lesson 8: Advanced Filleting and Other Features
  • Fillet Settings

  • Fillet Parameters

  • Constant Size Fillets

  • Delete Face: Delete and Fill

  • Fillet Options

  • Variable Size Fillets

  • Face Fillets

  • Other Advanced Features

  • Wrap Feature

  • Introducing: Wrap

  • Deform Feature

  • Introducing: Deform

  • Introducing: Knit Surface

  • Direct Editing

  • Introducing: Move Face

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