GoLive Training: SOLIDWORKS Essentials

Price: $1,295

Length: 6 days – 9:00am to 1:00pm Pacific

Dates: 3 dates available – See all dates »

Prerequisites: We recommend completing the introductory SOLIDWORKS Tutorials, lessons one through three.

Description: The SOLIDWORKS Essentials course will teach you how to use SOLIDWORKS to build 3D parametric models of parts and assemblies and prepare drawings of those parts and assemblies.

Topics covered in this course:

  • What is SOLIDWORKS?
  • Design Intent
  • File References
  • Opening Files
  • SOLIDWORKS User Interface
  • Using the Command Manager
  • 2D Sketching
  • Stages in the Process
  • Saving Files
  • Sketching and Sketch Entities
  • Basic Sketching
  • Rules That Govern Sketches
  • Design Intent
  • Sketch Relations
  • Dimensions
  • Extrude
  • Sketching Guidelines
  • Basic Modeling and Terminology
  • Choosing the Best Profile
  • Choosing the Sketch Plane
  • Details of the Part
  • Boss Feature
  • Sketching on a Planar Face
  • Cut Feature
  • View Selector
  • Using the Hole Wizard
  • Filleting
  • Editing Tools
  • Detailing Basics
  • Drawing Views
  • Center Marks
  • Dimensioning
  • Changing Parameters
  • Case Study: Ratchet
  • Design Intent
  • Boss Feature with Draft
  • Symmetry in the Sketch
  • Sketching Inside the Model
  • View Options
  • Using Model Edges in a Sketch
  • Creating Trimmed Sketch Geometry
  • Copy and Paste Features
  • Why Use Patterns?
  • Linear Pattern
  • Circular Patterns
  • Reference Geometry
  • Planes
  • Mirror Patterns
  • Using Pattern Seed Only
  • Sketch Driven Patterns
  • Case Study: Handwheel
  • Design Intent
  • Revolved Features
  • Building the Rim
  • Building the Spoke
  • Edit Material
  • Mass Properties
  • File Properties
  • SOLIDWORKS SimulationXpress
  • Shelling and Ribs
  • Analyzing and Adding Draft
  • Other Options for Draft
  • Shelling
  • Planes
  • Ribs
  • Full Round Fillets
  • Thin Features
  • Part Editing
  • Editing Topics
  • Sketch Issues
  • Freezing Features
  • FilletXpert
  • DraftXpert
  • Part Editing
  • Design Changes
  • Information From a Model
  • Rebuilding Tools
  • Sketch Contours
  • Replace Sketch Entity
  • Using Configurations
  • Modeling Strategies for Configurations
  • Editing Parts that Have Configurations
  • Design Library
  • Using Global Variables and Equations
  • Renaming Features and Dimensions
  • Design Rules Using Global Variables
  • Global Variables
  • Equations
  • Using Operators and Functions
  • More About Making Drawings
  • Section View
  • Model Views
  • Broken View
  • Detail Views
  • Drawing Sheets and Sheet Formats
  • Annotations
  • Case Study: Universal Joint
  • Bottom-Up Assembly
  • Creating a New Assembly
  • Position of the First Component
  • FeatureManager Design Tree and Symbols
  • Adding Components
  • Mating Components
  • Using Part Configurations in Assemblies
  • Sub-assemblies
  • Smart Mates
  • Inserting Sub-assemblies
  • Pack and Go
  • Using Assemblies
  • Analyzing the Assembly
  • Checking for Clearances
  • Changing the Values of Dimensions
  • Exploded Assemblies
  • Explode Line Sketch
  • Bill of Materials
  • Assembly Drawings

Upcoming Dates

Feb 2018: 02/13 – 02/15 & 02/20 – 02/22

Apr 2018: 04/10 – 04/12 & 04/17 – 04/19

May 2018: 05/22 – 05/24 & 05/29 – 05/31


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