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SOLIDWORKS Assembly Modelling

Prerequisites: SOLIDWORKS Essentials

 

Description: Assembly Modeling teaches you how to maximize your use of the assembly modeling capabilities of SOLIDWORKS mechanical design automation software.

 

The topics covered in this course are:

 

 

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Lesson 1: Advanced Mate Techniques

  • SOLIDWORKS Assemblies

  • Assembly File Structure

  • File References

  • External Reference Search Order

  • Solving Mates

  • Advanced Mate Techniques

  • Case Study: SmartMates and Mate References

  • Mate References

  • Capture Mate References

  • Multiple Mate Mode

  • Using Copy with Mates

  • Copy with Mate Options

  • Fixed Components

  • Summary: Inserting and Mating Components

  • Advanced Mate Features

  • Profile Center Mate

  • Rack Pinion Mate

 

 

Lesson 2: Top-Down Assembly Modeling

  • Top-Down Assembly Modeling
  • Stages in the Process

  • Making Changes to Dimensions

  • Case Study: Editing and Building In-context

  • Adding Features

  • In-context

  • Inserting a New Part into an Assembly

  • Building In-context Features

  • Propagating Changes

  • Saving Virtual Parts as External

  • External References

  • Breaking and Locking External References

  • Machine_Vise Design Intent

  • Removing External References

 

Lesson 3: Assembly Features, Smart Fasteners, and Smart Components

  • Assembly Features and Smart Fasteners

  • Assembly Features

  • Case Study: Assembly Features

  • Smart Fasteners

  • Smart Components

 

Lesson 4: Assembly Editing

  • Assembly Editing

  • Key Topics

  • Editing Activities

  • Case Study: Assembly Editing

  • Replacing and Modifying Components

  • Troubleshooting an Assembly

  • Replacing Components Using Save As

  • Reloading Components

  • Component Patterns

 

 

Lesson 5: Using Configurations with Assemblies

  • Using Configurations with Assemblies

  • Case Study: Assembly Configurations

  • Creating Configurations Manually

  • Configuration Properties

  • Using the Modify Configurations Dialog

  • Changing Configurations using the Context Toolbar

  • Assembly Evaluation Tools

  • Case Study: Hole Alignment

  • Controlling Dimensions in an Assembly

  • Creating an Equality

  • Equations With Functions

  • Comments

  • Sensors

 


 

Lesson 6: Display States and Appearances

  • Display States

  • Bulk Selection Tools

  • Case Study: Display States

  • Advanced Select

  • Envelopes

  • Appearances, Materials and Scenes

  • Case Study: Appearances and Materials


 

Lesson 7: Large Assemblies

  • Large Assemblies

  • Key Topics

  • Lightweight Components

  • Large Assembly Mode

  • Case Study: Large Assembly Options

  • Using SpeedPak

  • Using Configurations with Large Assemblies

  • Defeature

  • Assembly Visualization

  • Large Design Review

  • Tips for Faster Assemblies

  • Drawing Considerations

 

 

Lesson 8: Using SOLIDWORKS Treehouse

  • SOLIDWORKS Treehouse

  • Setting Treehouse Instances

  • Exporting Treehouse Data

 

 
Lesson 9: Layout-based Assembly Design
  • Key Topics

  • Case Study: Clamp

  • Blocks

  • Inserting Blocks

  • Creating a Part from a Block

  • Gear and Pulley Motion in Blocks

  • Case Study: Gears and Pulleys

 

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