SOLIDWORKS Routing - Electrical


Prerequisites: SOLIDWORKS Essentials


Description: SOLIDWORKS Routing - Electrical explains how to create, edit and manage Electrical routes, from the critical routing components and their design requirements to the sub-assemblies that contain the routes.


The topics covered in this course are:


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Lesson 1: Fundamentals of Routing

  • What is Routing?

  • Routing Setup

  • General Routing Settings



Lesson 2: Basic Electrical Routing

  • Basic Electrical Routing

  • Adding Routing Components

  • Start by Drag and Drop Connector

  • Auto Route

  • Save to External File


Lesson 3: Routing with Clips

  • Routing with Clips

  • Routing Through Existing Clips

  • Adding Clips while Auto Routing

  • Editing a Route

  • Working with Clips

  • Splitting a Route


Lesson 4: Electrical Routing Components

  • Routing Library Parts Introduction

  • Electrical Routing Library Parts

  • Libraries

  • Routing Component Wizard

  • Routing Component Attributes

  • Electrical Libraries



Lesson 5: Standard Cables

  • Using Standard Cables

  • Standard Cables Excel File

  • Modifying Standard Cables

  • Creating a Standard Cable

  • Routing Templates



Lesson 6: Electrical Data Import

  • Importing Data

  • Routing Library Manager

  • From/To Lists

  • Route Properties

  • Route Guidelines

  • Using Guidelines and Clips



Lesson 7: Electrical Drawings

  • Route Flattening and Detailing

  • Annotation Flattening

  • Flatten Route

  • Highlight Search

  • Manufacture Flattening



Lesson 8: Electrical Ribbon Cables

  • Electrical Ribbon Cables

  • Ribbon Cable Components

  • Auto Routing Ribbon Cables

  • Using Ribbon Cable Clips

  • Through Connectors

  • Ribbon Cable Libraries



Lesson 9: Electrical Conduits

  • Electrical Conduits

  • Rigid Conduit

  • Orthogonal Routing with Auto Route

  • Electrical Data in Conduits

  • Manual Sketch Routing

  • Flexible Electrical Conduit



Appendix A: Review Section

  • Review of Configurations

  • A Note About File References

  • Design Tables

  • Review of Top Down Design

  • Editing Options

  • Review of Design Library Task Pane

  • Review of 3D Sketching

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