TEDCF Ships SolidWorks 2012 Training Course
Springville, CA, August 28, 2012 – TEDCF Publishing, a SolidWorks Solution Partner and producer of interactive, multimedia training courses, today announces the availability of SolidWorks 2012: Professional Modeling.
The course has over 6 1/2 hours of instruction that teaches founding modeling concepts through advanced best practices. David Melvin, PE, the author of the course, demonstrates modeling processes designed to speed workflow and improve model performance.
“You learn what to do and what not to do,” said John Koop, software engineer for TEDCF Publishing. “All the steps are shown in detail, so it doesn’t matter if you’re a beginner or an advanced user. Anyone who watches this course will improve their speed and performance.”
The course is the first part in a four part series of courses for SolidWorks 2012 that will be released this year. It is currently available for download and the DVD can be pre-ordered. The DVD will ship on November 17, 2012.
The Lesson Player has several customizable features designed to meet user needs. Users can slow down or speed up the video playback rate, which allows the user to learn at their own pace. When the user closes the Lesson Player it will automatically open to the same place in the course, so bookmarking is automatic. Hotkeys are available to pause, play, review, and proceed to the next lesson, and it has a search engine that helps users quickly find lessons.
These are some of the features of the course.
- Lessons in Metric & English
- Lesson Search Engine – find lessons fast
- Progressive layout – step-by-step training
- Simplified learning format – thorough explanations
- Automatic book-marking – the course automatically opens on the last viewed lesson.
- Volume Slider – adjustable volume.
- Speed Slider – adjustable playback speed.
- Full-screen capability
- Time Displays – the length of each lesson along with the current time is displayed.
- Hide-able Control Panel – gives users more room for full-screen viewing.
- Hotkeys – gives users control while working in the Inventor environment.
- System Requirements: Windows, Speakers, and Windows Media Player 9 or above.
Training courses offered by TEDCF Publishing run from a single installation on a PC computer. Users can pick specific courses to watch or watch course bundles containing several courses.
About the Author
David Melvin, PE is a licensed Mechanical Engineer and Autodesk University instructor with over 25 years of experience in research and development for major companies. He founded The Engineering Department Consulting Firm in 1998 and soon discovered that he needed an easier and faster way to train his draftsmen and engineers to use Autodesk Inventor. This need led to his founding of TEDCF Publishing’s video-based training courses in 2000. Now TEDCF Publishing’s courses are used by thousands of professionals, students, and teachers worldwide.
About TEDCF Publishing
Founded in 2000, TEDCF Publishing is a division of The Engineering Department Consulting Firm. The company attained recognition as an Autodesk Authorized Publisher & Developer within the first year of business. The company provides training courses for Autodesk Inventor 6 through 2013, SolidWorks 2009-2012, and Microsoft Excel.
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