SOLIDWORKS Routing - Piping and Tubing Training

Prerequisites: SOLIDWORKS Essentials


Description: SOLIDWORKS Routing - Piping and Tubing explains how to create, edit and manage Piping and Tubing 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: Piping Routes

  • Pipes and Piping Components

  • Routing Assembly Templates

  • Creating a Piping Route

  • Auto Route

  • Route Specification Templates

  • Editing a Route

  • Routing Along Existing Geometry


Lesson 3: Piping Fittings

  • Drag and Drop a Fitting

  • Creating Custom Fittings



Lesson 4: Tubing Routes

  • Tubes and Tubing Components


  • Flexible Tubing with Auto Route


  • Orthogonal Tubing Routes with Auto Route


  • Bend and Spline Errors


  • Starting a Tube Route On the Fly


  • Repairing Bend Errors


  • Tubing Drawings



Lesson 5: Piping and Tubing Changes

  • Pipe Penetrations


  • Flange to Flange Connections


  • Pipe Spools


  • Copying Routes


  • Editing Piping Routes


  • Editing for Obstructions


  • Piping Drawings



Lesson 6: Creating Routing Components

  • Routing Library Parts


  • Libraries


  • Creating Routing Library Parts


  • Routing Library Manager


  • Pipe and Tube Components


  • Fitting Components


  • Routing Functionality Points


  • Routing Geometry


  • Part Validity Check


  • Design Table Check


  • Component Attributes


  • Elbow Components


  • Multi-Body Components


  • Equipment


  • Assembly Fittings


Lesson 7: Using P&ID Files

  • Piping and Instrumentation


  • Adding a Pipe


  • Pipe with Multiple Lines


  • Pipes with In-line Fittings


  • Process Drawings



Lesson 8: Piping Skids

  • Grid System Feature


  • Weldments


  • Walk-through Animations


  • Avatar Paths



Lesson 9: Using SOLIDWORKS Content



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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