SOLIDWORKS® 2013
Advanced Bundle

Master SOLIDWORKS!

2 Courses
Over 14.0 hrs Video Instruction

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6.7 hours of instruction.

The Professional Modeling course for SolidWorks 2013 is the first in a series of courses. The goal of this course is to teach you sound practices and procedures that speed your work and promotes the construction of stable models.

Models can become unstable and difficult to edit if you don’t use structured construction methods. So this is one of the main topics of this course. You will learn professional methods of creating models. Your models will be easy to edit, and you’ll know why.

The Professional Modeling course explains why one procedure is better than another. You will practice common mistakes and learn professional solutions.

Lessons:
Introduction
Custom Templates
Organizing File Storage Locations
Creating Sketches
Extruding a Profile
Mastering View Commands
UI Settings
Updating Templates
Inferred and Automatic Relations
Fully Defining Sketches
Mirroring Sketch Geometry
Revolving a Profile
Extruded Cuts
Linear Patterns
Circular Patterns
Sketch Patterns vs 3D Patterns
Missing Pattern Geometry
Sweep
Guide Curve Sweep
Multiple Guide Curve Sweep
Advanced Sweep Concepts
Practical Sweep Application
Introduction to the Shell command
Shell Command Strategy
Application of the Shell Command
Reusing Sketches
Introduction to the Hole Wizard
Oblique Surface Construction
Advanced Hole Placement
Finishing Features
Introduction to the Loft Command
Loft Twist and Connection Points
Loft Guide Curves
Loft Guide Curve Influence
Start and End Loft Constraints
Centerline Lofts
Closed Loop Lofts
Tangent Faces and Guide Curves
Sweep vs Loft
Using 3D Sketches
3D Sketch Planes
Advanced 3D Sketch Techniques
Mirroring Features
Introduction to Splines
Advanced Spline Constraints
Using 3D Splines
Mounting Bosses
Boss Fins
Trick for Adding Boss Ribs
Contour Ribs
Rib Matrix
Draft
Repairing Ribs
Strategy for Applying Fillets
Forcing Fillet Construction
Mouse Gestures
Shortcut Keys
Shortcut Bars
Multiple Sketch Relations
Copying Sketch Geometry
Boundary Command Details
Complex Boundaries
The Dome Command
Text on Sketches
More Text Strategies
Embossing and Engraving
Conclusion

7.3 hours of instruction.

The Advanced Parts and Assemblies course is the next course in the series. It shows advanced methods of creating complex parts and assemblies. You’ll use Excel worksheet to create parts. You’ll practice generating frames while learning about weldments, and you’ll practice adding welds to an assembly.

Top Down design is another aspect of this course. This is when you create an assembly within and single part file. You’ll learn best practices for doing this and how to leverage the power of multi-body modeling.

This course is packed tips and tricks that will make you an expert.

Lessons:
Introduction
Files and Folders
Custom Materials
Mastering Materials
Creating Helixes
Helical Threads
Limits to Reusing Sketches
RealView and Scene Display
Introduction to Configurations
Add Configurations
Machined Versions
Comparing Configurations
Configuration Parameters
Material Configurations
Setting Surface Materials
Updating Template Configurations
Derived Configurations
Cast Configurations
Machined Configurations
Parent Child Configurations
Derived Material Settings
Introduction to Design Tables
Design Table Parameters
Parameter Syntax
Blank Design Tables
Select and Rename Dimensions
State Design Table Parameters
Reduce Design Table Memory I
Reduce Design Table Memory II
Importing Excel Files
Introduction to Equations
Equations and Configurations
Feature Parameter Equations
Conditional Statements
Equations and Design Parameters
Direct Input Equations
Custom Assembly Templates
Introduction to Weldments
Modifying Joints and Members
Trim Extend Members
End Caps
Gussets
Weld Preparations
Exporting Bodies to Assemblies
Fillet Weld Beads
Weld Strategies
Intermittent Welds
Custom Libraries
Custom Profiles
Using Custom Profiles
Degrees of Freedom
Understanding Mate Errors
Mate Type Errors
Mate Strategies
Width Mate
Symmetric Mate
Linear Coupler Mate
Advanced Distance Mate
Advanced Angle Mate
Organizing Assembly Components
Bottom Up Design
Linear Component Pattern
Shortcomings of Bottom Up Design
Middle Out Design
Creating Sub Assemblies
Adding the Toolbox
Building Sub Assemblies
Create Parts from Surfaces
Effective Smart Mates
Advanced Assembly Aspects
Projecting Curves to Surfaces
Cutting With Surfaces
Assemblies into Parts
Using Inserted Parts
Linked Part Files
Details of External References
Split Part Best Practices
Strategy for Multi-Body Modeling
Conclusion

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