Introduction to CAD, CAE, PDM
Features of SolidWorks,
Various products available in SolidWorks for Product DP-esign, Simulation, Communication
SolidWorks Graphical User Interface – Feature manager design tree, Callouts, Handles, Confirmation corner, mouse buttons, keyboard shortcuts, Command Manager,
Hardware and Software requirements, SolidWorks Task Scheduler, SolidWorks Rx.
Sketch Entities– Inference line, Centerline line, Line, Circle, Arc, Ellipse, Rectangle, Slots, Polygon, Parabola, Ellipse, Partial Ellipse, Spline, Spline tools, Spline on surface, Equation driven curve, Points, Text, Construction geometry, Snap, grid,
Sketch Tools- Fillet, Chamfer, Offset, Convert entities, Trim, Extend, Split, Jog, Mirror, Dynamic Mirror, Move, Copy, Rotate, Scale, Stretch, Sketch pattern
Make path, Close Sketch To Model, Sketch picture, Check Sketch for Feature, Area hatch/Fill
Blocks– Make block, Edit block, Insert block, Add/Remove Entities, Rebuild, Save, Explode
Relations- Adding Sketch Relation, Automatic relations,
Dimensioning- Smart, Horizontal, Vertical, Ordinate, Horizontal ordinate, Vertical ordinate, Align ordinate, Fully define sketch.
Sketch Diagnosis, SketchXpert, 3D Sketching, Rapid Sketch
Part Modeling Tools
Creating reference planes
Creating Extrude features– Direction1, Direction2, From option, Thin feature, Applying draft, Selecting contours
Creating Revolve features– Selecting Axis, Thin features, selecting contours
Creating Swept features-Selecting, Profile and Path, Orientation/twist type, Path Alignment, Guide Curves, Start/End tangency, Thin feature
Creating Loft features– Selecting Profiles, Guide curves, Start/End Constraints, Centerline parameters, Sketch tools, Close loft.
Selecting geometries– Selection Manager, Multiple Body concepts
Creating Reference- points, axis, coordinates
Creating curves- Split curve, Project curve, Composite curve, Curve through points, Helix and Spiral
Creating Fillet features
Inserting Hole types
Creating Pattern- Linear pattern, Circular pattern, Sketch driven pattern, Curve driven pattern, Table driven pattern, Fill pattern, mirror
Advanced Modeling Tools- Dome, Free form, Shape feature, Deform, indent, Flex
Inserting Fastening features- Mounting boss, snap hook, Snap hook groove, Vent
Environment & Utilities- Working with views and manipulating views, Trouble shooting
Inserting Library feature, Adding Configuration, Inserting Design table, System options, Measuring Geometries, Calculating Mass Properties, Feature Statistics, Working With Equations
Assembly Modeling Tools
Introduction to Assembly Modeling & Approaches – Top down and Bottom up approach
Applying Standard Mates- Coincident, Parallel, Perpendicular, Tangent, Concentric, Lock, Distance, Angle.
Applying Advanced Mates– Symmetric, Width, Path Mate, Linear/Linear Coupler, Limit Mate.
Applying Mechanical Mates– Cam, Hinge, Gear, Rack Pinion, Screw, Universal Joint.
Applying Smart mates
Applying Mate reference
Manipulating Components -Replacing Components, Rotating Components, Move Components, Collision Detection, Physical Dynamics, Dynamic Clearance, Detecting Interference
Creating Pattern- Assembly Pattern, Mirror
Creating Explode Views
Top Down Design– Layout Sketch, Work Part In the Context of an assembly.
Smart Components, Smart Fasteners, Physical Simulation
Surface Modeling tools
Creating Extrude, Revolve, Swept, loft, Boundary surface.
Inserting Planar Surface, Offset Surface, Radiate Surface.
Extending a surface, Surface fill, Ruled Surface, Trimming Surface, Mid surface, Replace Face, Delete face, Untrim surface, Knit surface, Thickening a Surface, Move Face
Generating Drawing Views
Introduction To Angle Of Projection
Generating Views- Generating Model View, Projected Views, Inserting Standard 3 View
View creation relative to model, Inserting predefined views, empty views, Auxiliary Views, Detailed Views, Crop view, Broken –Out Section, Broken Views, Section View, Aligned Section View, Alternate Position View, Working assembly specific view, Drawing properties, Manipulating views
Creating Dimensions– Smart, Horizontal, Vertical, Baseline, Ordinate, Horizontal Ordinate, Vertical Ordinate, Chamfer, Attach Dimensions, Align Collinear/Radial, Align Parallel/Concentric, Model Dimensions, Auto dimension, DimXpert, Annotations, Spell check
InsertingAnnotations – Datum Features, Geometric Tolerance, Surface Finish, Jog Leaders, Hole Callout, Datum Target, Dowel Pins, Area Hatch, Cosmetic Thread, Balloon, Centre Mark, Centre Lines, Layers, Working With Tables, Bill Of Materials, Hole Table, Sheets And Templates, Sheet Format.
Sheet Metal Design
Concepts in Sheet metal design bend allowance bend deduction, K-factor
Inserting Base Flange, Sheet Metal Tab, Edge Flange, Miter Flange, Hem, Jog.
Creating Break Corner/Corner Trim, Closed Corners, Rip.
Inserting Sketched Bend, Fold/Unfold, Forming Tools.
Inserting Cross Break, Welded Corner.
Adding Corner Trim, Lofted Trim
Conversion Of Solid Body To Sheet Metal.
Working with import data – Importing In SolidWorks, Editing Imported Features, Feature Recognition, 2d To 3d Conversion
Product Data Management
Introduction to PDM, LAN, WAN, Server, client, user, administrator, advantages of using PDM vault admin. How to log in to PDM Vault Admin? About vault settings, Creating new group, user and accessing rights, PDM data storage, setting up revision schemes
Creating new project, Check In/Check Out of a new document, viewing the configurations, How to Check In associated files, viewing document information, Check In documents to vault from local disk, adding notes to the document. How to change document to other group? Archive/Restore a document, Delete/Rollback a document.
Attaching non SolidWorks document, How to switch vault to other user? How to customize display of a Vault? How to do bulk Check In? How to make a project archive? How to copy a project? How to assign lifecycle status to a component? How to add property to a document? How to add standard libraries to a vault? About global settings
Introduction to Weldment, 3D sketch, How to create user defined profile for structural member? How to insert structural member? How to apply gusset and fillet bead? How to insert end cap? Extruded Boss/Base, Trim/Extend, mirror, placing holes, using different structural members, Weldment cut list
Introduction to PhotoWorks, How to render model in PhotoWorks Studio? How to render specified area? How to save image to a specified file? How to edit scenery? How to apply background and base? Scene editor, How to apply material and decal? How to set camera and lights? Render options