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How do we know what to teach? Our sister company is a product development company. TEDCF stands for The Engineering Department Consulting Firm. So we use both SolidWorks and Autodesk Inventor professionally and we know what you need to know to produce professional models, assemblies, drawings, and renderings. When you finish the course, you will too.
We also know that your productivity is important. After all, that what 3D CAD is all about, increased productivity and throughput. So our courses show you how to meet this goal.
SOLIDWORKS Training Beyond the Commands!
We use 3D CAD is to save time, money, and increase productivity. Doesn’t it make sense to learn a workflow based on productivity? Without a strong understanding of sound procedures your productivity and projects can end in disaster. Quite often users who don’t have these skills need to restart their projects several times before they get close to being right. So it’s easy to lose time, money, and productivity. Now what?
By striking at heart of this problem we show you how to increase your productivity. You’ll start with the basics and build a firm foundation of advanced skills designed to help maximize your productivity and the quality of your work. You’ll learn how the commands work and how to use them effectively, saving time and money.
David Melvin, PE, is a world renowned Autodesk Authorized Author, Autodesk University Speaker, and expert in the field of 3D Computer Aided Design. Using over 25 years of hands-on engineering and consulting experience, David has taught engineers, draftsmen, college professors, and students all over the world effective use of 3D CAD.
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SOLIDWORKS 2018 Training Courses
278 Video Training Lessons - 27. Hours - 5 Courses
Professional Modeling says it all. This course shows you how to create professionally sound SolidWorks models. You’ll learn practical ways of working with SolidWorks.
Even though this is the first course in the series it quickly takes you to an advanced level. These advanced concepts are used in subsequent courses. So both beginners and advanced users should start with this course.
With over 7 hours of video instruction, the Professional Modeling course is all you need to build a strong platform of skills.
The power of configurations, custom part generators, and design tables is just a taste of what you’ll learn from this course. Your training will dive deeper than you might expect, and you’ll find that using sound practices and procedures will make your models and assemblies bulletproof.
There is no better way to streamline your work and improve your skills. You will see advanced topics being used, and you’ll practice them yourself. You’ll get tips and learn tricks that are based in professional use. You will also see each step and we explain why each step is taken. There is no better way to learn.
Make your mechanical drawings come alive. One of the most important tasks is to setup your drawing templates to streamline your work. You will learn how to do this plus so much more. You’ll create custom layers, title blocks, and borders to give your drawings a professional look.
Automate title block fields so that they instantly fill in your title blocks. Customize notes, revision tables, and part tables. Everything you need to automate the construction of professional drawings is covered.
You’ll also learn how to use all the 2D drawing commands, how to customize the commands, and you’ll learn best practice use of the commands. BOM’s will also be a snap after you finish this course.
There is no faster way to learn how to customize and automate your mechanical drawing procedures.
Watch this course and you’ll be creating bulletproof sheet metal models and assemblies before you know it. This course shows you all the steps.
We show you the best way to get the job done right. You start with the basics and you’ll build your skills to an advanced level in the shortest time possible. This course is loaded with tips and tricks that help you accurately and successfully create professional sheet metal parts and assemblies.
Need to figure out the K-Factor of parts you make? This course comes with a K-Factor calculator. You just measure your parts. Enter your measurements, and it will calculate the K-Factor, Bend Allowance, and Bend Deductions.
One of the key tasks this course shows you is to setup your sheet metal settings for model construction. All you need to do is create a simple template and all your settings are automated. This is just one of the helpful tips you won’t find anywhere else.
You don’t work with sheet metal parts? That shouldn’t stop you from watching this course. It shows you several advanced concepts that can be applied to standard parts. So it’s a must see.
Finite Element Analysis (FEA) is easier to learn than you might think. You don’t need to know how mathematical matrices work. You just need to know how to use the SolidWorks FEA module. We show you how to do this with confidence in the results.
You’ll start by breaking down the overall process into simple to understand steps. With each step you learn more about what to do and why each step is taken. You’ll also learn the details needed to make an accurate analysis. When you’re finished, you’ll know how to simulate loads and the stresses, strains, and deflections produced by them. You’ll also know the accuracy of the study and whether to trust or not trust the results.
Mathematics is not your strong suit? No problem. This course uses simple math to analyze and check your work. You’ll also learn simple graphical methods of confirming the accuracy of study results, which requires no math. By the end of this course you’ll have the tools you need to accurately and confidently check your work.
You will learn practical ways of working with SolidWorks FEA Simulation. So you’ll be able to use it as a tool instead of a mysterious question mark.