SOLIDWORKS® 2016
All-in-One Bundle

Master SOLIDWORKS!

5 Courses
Over 27.2 hrs Video Instruction

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7.0 hours of instruction.

Learn how professionals create bulletproof models. This course shows you tips and tricks that will speed up your work and help you assure that your models are structurally sound.

Beginner and advanced users should start with this course because it provides founding concepts for advanced procedures discussed in later courses.

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
Wrap Path and Guide Curve
Advanced Sweep Profile 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

7.9 hours of instruction.

Master advanced concepts like configurations, custom part generators, and design tables. You’ll learn effective methods of constructing assemblies, working with assembly mates, smart mates, and much more.

Need to streamline your work? This course shows you effective methods of getting the job done. It’s loaded with tips and tricks that go beyond the commands.

Lessons:
Introduction
Files and Folders
Custom Materials
Mastering Materials
Custom Color Swatches
Intro to Custom Appearances
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

4.1 hours of instruction.

All the commands associated with 2D drawings are covered in detail. You will learn how to create custom title blocks that automatically fill out information about the part or assembly in the drawing. Create custom borders, custom sheet formats, custom revision tables, custom BOMs, and everything you need to create professional drawings. Also learn tips and tricks that will help you speed up your work and simplify drawing creation.

Learn how to create professional mechanical drawings for the components and assemblies constructed in the first two courses.

Lessons:
Introduction
Files and Folders
Starting a New Drawing
Defining a Printable Area
Custom Borders
Drawing Layers
Custom Title Blocks
Setup Title Block Fields
Linking Title Block Fields
Creating Custom Properties
Title Block Text Fields
Links and Title Block Fields
Combining Fields and Text
Applying Fields and Text
Property Tab Builder
Custom Property List File
Advanced Control Elements
Using Property Tabs
Custom Drawing Templates
Default Sheet Formats
Custom Sheet Formats
Test Driving Sheet Formats
View Scale Settings
Isometric Dimetric Trimetric
Section Views
Driven and Driving Dimensions
Driven vs Driving Dimensions
Best Dimensioning Practice
Chamfer and Fillet Dimensions
Revision Tables
Customizing Revision Tables
Custom Revision Templates
Editing Table Templates
Multiple Views
Auxiliary View
Detail View
Partial Section Views
Center Mark Options
Centerline Options
Broken Views
Ordinate Dimensions
Baseline Dimensions
Assembly Section Views
Exploded Views
BOMs
Conclusion

4.0 hours of instruction.

Take control of your sheet metal designs. You will learn how to create professional sheet metal parts and assemblies while you explore best practice procedures. You’ll also learn how to take control of unfolded models, all the sheet metal settings, and much more. This course is packed with tips and tricks that will make your sheet metal parts bulletproof.

Lessons:
Introduction
Base Flange Command
Edge Flange Command
Flange Profiles
Bend Relief Settings
Miter Flange Command
Corner Trim Command
Trick for Corner Relief
Linking Variables
K-Factors and BA
Bend Deduction
Bend Tables
Gauge Tables
Sheet Metal Templates
Basic Construction Strategy
Closing Corners
Hems in Detail
Bottom Up Sheet Metal Part I
Bottom Up Sheet Metal Part II
Bottom Up Sheet Metal Part III
Custom Drawing Bend Lines
Sheet Metal Drawing Colors
Sheet Metal Drawing Templates
Model to DXF
Drawing to DXF
Multi-Body Sheet Metal Intro
Holes on Multi-Bodies
Adding Bodies to Hole List
Simple Hole vs Hole Wizard
Multi-Body Practice and Tips
Multi-Body to Assembly
Multi-Body to Drawing and DXF
Conclusion

4.3 hours of instruction.

Need to learn how to use SolidWorks’ FEA module? This course makes it easy to learn. Just watch the lessons, and you’ll have the confidence to analyze your work.

You’ll learn how to apply FEA studies by breaking the process down into simple steps. Each step of the way you learn the details needed to make an accurate analysis. By the time you’re finished, you’ll know how to simulate loads and the stresses, strains, and deflection produced by them, and you’ll know the accuracy of the study.

Lessons:
Introduction
Simulation Setup
Basic Static Simulation
Basic Static Study Results
Normal Stress
Sensors
Shear and Normal Stresses
Principal Stress Intro
Mohr’s Circle
Coordinate Systems
Principal Stresses
Von Mises Stress
Normal vs Von Mises
Calculating Bending Stress
Equivalent Moments and Forces
Couples and Moments
Common Sense Deduction
Torsion and Shear
Combined Loads and Stresses
Point vs Area Loads
Hand vs FEA Calculations
Separate Bending and Torsion
Iso Clipping
Mesh Elements
Second Order Elements
Mesh Controls
Automatic Mesh Transitions
Curvature Based Meshes
Beams
Beam Slenderness Ratio
Understand Direction 1 2
Beam Analysis
Profile Stresses
Tapered Beams
Tapered Beam Elements
Introduction to Trusses
Method of Joints
Force Propagation
Constraining Trusses
Truss Study Details
Fixing Truss Joints
Solving Short Beam Problems
Fixing Unstable Models
Shell Elements
Convert Solid to Shell
Shell Study Details
Design by Displacement
Factor of Safety
Conclusion

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