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What Cad Guru will teach in SOLIDWORKS:

INTRODUCTION TO SOLID WORKS

Introduction to Solid Works

  • Part Mode Assembly Mode
  • Drawing Mode

System Requirements

Getting Started with Solid Works Menu Bar and

 Solid Works menus Command Manager

  • Part Mode Command Managers Assembly Mode
  • Command Managers Drawing Mode Command
  • Managers Customized Command Manager

Toolbar

  • Pop-up Toolbar
  • View (Heads-Up) Toolbar Shortcut Bar
  • Mouse Gestures Dimensioning Standard and

Units Important Terms and Their Definitions Feature-based

  • Modeling Parametric
  • Modeling Bidirectional Associativity
  • Windows Functionality Geometric
  • Relations Blocks
  • Library Feature Design Table
  • Equations Collision Detection
  • What’s Wrong Functionality?
  • 2D Command Line Emulator
  • SimulationXpress
  • Physical Dynamics
  • Physical Simulation

Seed Feature              

  • Feature Manager Design tree Absorbed Features
  • Child Features
  • Dependent Features
  • Auto-Backup Option
  • Selecting Hidden Entities
  • Color Scheme
  • Self-Evaluation Test

DRAWING SKETCHES FOR SOLIDMODELS

The Sketching Environment

Starting a New Session of Solid Works

  • Work flow customization Area

Task Panes

  • Solid Works Resources Task
  • Pane Design Library Task Pane
  • File Explorer Task Pane
  • View Palette Task Pane
  • Appearances, Scenes, and Decals Task Pane
  • Custom Properties Task Pane

Starting a New Document in Solid Works

  • Part
  • Assembly
  • Drawing
  • Understanding the Sketching environment

 Setting the Document Options

  • Modifying the Drafting Standards
  • Modifying the Linear and Angular Units
  • Modifying the Snap and Grid Settings

Learning Sketcher Terms

  • Origin 
  • Inferencing Lines
  • Select tool
  • Selecting Entities Using the Box Selection Selecting                                 
  • Entities Using the Cross Selection Selecting Entities Using       
  • the SHIFT and CTRL Keys
  • Invert Selection Tool

Drawing Lines Orientation Rollout Options Rollout

  • Drawing Continuous Lines
  • Drawing Individual Lines
  •  Line Cursor Parameters
  • Drawing Tangent or Normal Arcs Using the Line Tool
  • Drawing Construction Lines or Centerlines
  • Drawing the Lines of Infinite Length
  • Drawing Circles
  • Drawing Circles by Defining their Center Points
  • Drawing Circles by Defining Three Points
  • Drawing Construction Circles

Drawing Arcs

  • Drawing Tangent/Normal Arcs
  • Drawing Center point Arcs Drawing 3 Point Arcs 

Drawing Rectangles

  • Drawing Rectangles by Specifying their Corners
  • Drawing Rectangles by Specifying the Center and a
  • Corner Drawing Rectangles at an Angle
  • Drawing Center point Rectangles at an Angle
  • Drawing Parallelograms

Drawing Polygons

Drawing Splines

Drawing Slots

  • Creating a Straight Slot
  • Creating a Center point Straight Slot
  • Creating a 3 Point Arc Slot
  • Creating a Center point Arc Slot

Placing Sketched Points

Drawing Ellipses

Drawing Elliptical Arcs

Drawing Parabolic Curves

Drawing Display Tools

  • Zoom to Fit
  • Zoom to Area
  • Zoom In/Out
  • Zoom to Selection
  •  Pan
  •  Previous View
  •  Redraw

 Deleting Sketched Entities

Self-Evaluation Test

EDITING AND MODIFYING SKETCHES

Editing Sketched Entities

  • Trimming Sketched Entities
  • Extending Sketched Entities
  • Filleting Sketched Entities
  • Chamfering Sketched Entities
  • Offsetting Sketched Entities
  • Mirroring Sketched Entities
  • Mirroring While Sketching (Dynamic Mirror
  • Entities) Moving Sketched Entities
  • Rotating Sketched Entities
  • Scaling Sketched Entities
  • Copying and Pasting Sketched Entities

Creating Patterns

  • Creating Linear Sketch Patterns
  • Creating Circular Sketch Patterns

Editing Patterns

Writing Text in the Sketching Environment

Modifying Sketched Entities

  • Modifying a Sketched Line
  • Modifying a Sketched Circle
  • Modifying a Sketched Arc
  • Modifying a Sketched Polygon
  • Modifying a Spline
  • Modifying the Coordinates of a Point
  • Modifying an Ellipse or an Elliptical
  • Arc Modifying a Parabola
  • Dynamically Modifying and Copying Sketched Entities
  • Splitting Sketched Entities

ADDING RELATIONS AND DIMENSIONS TO SKETCHES

Applying Geometric Relations to Sketches

  • Applying Relations Using the Add Relations Property Manager

Design Intent

Dimensioning a Sketch

  • Horizontal/Vertical Dimensioning
  • Aligned Dimensioning Angular
  • Dimensioning Diameter
  • Dimensioning Radius
  • Dimensioning
  • Linear Diameter Dimensioning
  • Ordinate Dimensioning

Concept of a Fully Defined Sketch

  • Fully Defined
  • Over defined
  • Under defined
  • Dangling
  • No Solution Found
  • Invalid Solution Found
  • Sketch Dimension or Relation Status

Deleting Over defining Dimensions

  • Displaying and Deleting Relations

Opening an Existing File

  • Address Bar
  • File name
  • Type Drop-down List
  • Open as Read-Only
  • Quick view
  • References
  • Configurations
  • Display States Area

ADVANCED DIMENSIONING TECHNIQUES AND BASE FEATURE OPTIONS

Advanced Dimensioning Techniques Fully Defining the Sketches

  • Dimensioning the True Length of an Arc

Measuring Distances and Viewing Section Properties

  • Measuring Distances
  • Determining the Section Properties of Closed Sketches

Creating Base Features by Extruding Sketches Creating

  • Thin Extruded Features Creating

Base Features by Revolving Sketches

  • Creating Solid Revolved Features
  • Creating Thin Revolved Features

Determining the Mass Properties of Parts

Dynamically Rotating the View of a Mode

  • Rotating the View Freely in 3D Space
  • Rotating the View around a Selected Vertex, Edge, or

Face Modifying the View Orientation

  • Changing the Orientation Using the Reference Triad
  • Restoring the Previous View
  • Displaying the Drawing Area in Viewports
  • Displaying the Drawing Area in Two Horizontal
  • Viewports Displaying the Drawing Area in Two Vertical
  • Viewports Displaying the Drawing Area in Four Viewports

Display Modes of a Model

  • Wireframe
  • Hidden Lines Visible
  • Hidden Lines Removed
  • Shaded With Edges
  • Shaded

Additional Display Modes

  • Shadows in Shaded Mode
  • Perspective

Assigning Materials and Textures to Models

  • Assigning Materials to a Model
  • Changing the Appearance of the Model Editing the Appearances

CREATING REFERENCE GEOMETRIES

Importance of Sketching Planes Reference

 Geometry

  • Reference Planes Creating
  • New Planes Creating
  • Reference Axes Creating
  • Reference Points
  • Creating Reference Coordinate

Systems Advanced Boss/Base Options

  • From
  • End Condition
  • Direction of Extrusion

Modeling Using the Contour Selection

Method Creating Cut Features

  • Creating Extruded Cuts
  • Handling Multiple Bodies in the Cut Feature
  • Creating Revolved Cuts

Concept of the Feature Scope

ADVANCED MODELING TOOLS-I

Advanced Modeling Tools

  • Creating Simple Holes
  • Creating Standard Holes Using the Hole Wizard
  • Adding External Cosmetic Threads
  • Creating Fillets
  • Selection Methods
  • Creating Fillets Using the
  • FilletXpert Creating Chamfers
  • Creating Shell Features
  • Creating Wrap Features

ADVANCED MODELING TOOLS-II

Advanced Modeling Tools

  • Creating Mirror Features
  • Creating Linear Pattern Features
  • Creating Circular Pattern Features
  • Creating Sketch Driven Patterns
  • Creating Curve Driven Patterns
  • Creating Table Driven Patterns
  • Creating Fill Patterns
  • Creating Rib Features
  • Displaying the Section View of a Model

Changing the Display States

EDITING FEATURES

Editing the Features of a Model

  • Editing Using the Edit Feature Option Editing
  • Sketches of the Sketch-based Features
  • Changing the Sketch Plane of the Sketches
  • Editing by Selecting an Entity or a Feature
  • Editing Using the Instant3D Tool
  • Editing Features and Sketches by Cut, Copy, and Paste
  • Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Features and Sketches from One Document
  • To the Other
  • Copying Features Using Drag and Drop
  • Deleting Features Deleting Bodies
  • Suppressing Features
  • Unsuppressing the Suppressed Features
  • Unsuppressing Features with Dependents
  • Hiding Bodies
  • Moving and Copying Bodies  Reordering the Features
  • Rolling Back the Feature
  •  Renaming Features
  • Creating Folders in the Feature Manager Design tree What’s Wrong Functionality?

ADVANCED MODELING TOOLS-III

Advanced Modeling Tools

  • Creating Sweep Features
  • Creating Cut-Sweep Features
  • Creating Loft Features Adding a Section to a Loft Feature
  • Creating Lofted Cuts Creating 3D Sketches
  • Creating Grid Systems
  • Editing 3D Sketches
  • Creating Curves
  • Extruding a 3D Sketch
  • Creating Draft Features

ADVANCED MODELING TOOLS- IV

Advanced Modeling Tools

  • Creating Dome Features
  • Creating Indents Creating
  • Deform Features
  • Creating Flex Features

Creating Fastening Features

  • Creating the Mounting Boss
  • Creating Snap Hooks
  • Creating Snap Hook Grooves
  • Creating Vents
  • Creating a Lip/Groove Feature

Creating Freeform Features

  • Face Settings Rollout
  • Control Curves Rollout
  • Control Points Rollout
  • Display Rollout

Dimensioning a Part Using DimXpert

  • Specifying the Datum
  • Pop-up Toolbar
  • Adding Dimensions
  • Specifying the Location of a Feature
  • Adding Geometric Tolerance to the Features
  • Collecting Pattern Features
  • Adding Dimensions Automatically

ASSEMBLY MODELING-I

Assembly Modeling

  • Types of Assembly Design Approach

Creating Bottom-Up Assemblies

  • Placing Components in the Assembly Document
  • Assembling Components

Creating Top-down Assemblies

  • Creating Components in the Top-down Assembly

Moving Individual Components

  • Moving Individual Components by Dragging
  • Moving Individual Components Using the Move Component Tool

Rotating Individual Components

  • Rotating Individual Components by Dragging
  • Rotating Individual Components Using the Rotate Component Tool

Moving and Rotating Individual Components Using the Triad

Assembly Visualization

ASSEMBLY MODELING- II

Advanced Assembly Mates

  • Applying the Symmetric
  • Mate Applying the Width
  • Mate Applying the Distance
  • Mate Applying the Angle
  • Mate Applying the Path Mate Mechanical Mates Applying the Cam Mate Applying the Gear
  • Mate Applying the Rack Pinion
  • Mate
  • Applying the Screw Mate
  • Applying the Hinge Mate

Creating Sub-assemblies

  • Bottom-up Sub-assembly Design Approach
  • Top-down Sub-assembly Design Approach
  • Inserting a New Sub-assembly
  • Deleting Components and Sub-assemblies
  • Editing Assembly Mates
  • Replacing Mated Entities
  • Editing Components
  • Editing Sub-assemblies
  • Dissolving Sub-assemblies
  • Replacing Components
  • Creating Patterns of Components in an Assembly
  • Feature Driven Pattern
  • Local Pattern
  • Copying and Mirroring Components
  • Copy a Component with Mates
  • Simplifying Assemblies using the Visibility Options
  • Hiding Components
  • Suppressing and Unsuppressing the Components
  • Changing the Transparency Conditions
  • Changing the Display States
  • Checking Interferences in an Assembly
  • Checking the Hole Alignment
  • Creating Assemblies for Mechanism
  • Analyzing Collisions Using the Collision Detection Tool
  • Creating the Exploded State of an Assembly Creating the Explode Line Sketch

WORKING WITH DRAWING VIEWS-I

The Drawing Mode

  • Starting a Drawing Document
  • Starting a New Drawing Document Using the New Solid Works
  • Document Dialog Box
  • Starting a New Drawing Document from the Part/Assembly Document

Types of Views

  • Model View
  • Projected View
  • Section View
  • Aligned Section View
  • Auxiliary View
  • Detail View
  • Broken View
  • Broken-out Section View
  • Crop View
  • Alternate Position View
  • Generating Standard Drawing Views
  • Generating Model Views
  • Using the View Palette to Place the Drawing Views

Generating the Three Standard Views

  • Generating Standard Views Using the Relative View Tool
  • Generating Standard Views Using the Predefined View Tool
  • Generating Derived Views
  • Generating Projected Views
  • Generating Section Views
  • Generating Aligned Section Views
  • Generating Broken-out Section Views
  • Generating Auxiliary Views
  • Generating Detail Views
  • Cropping Drawing Views
  • Generating Broken Views
  • Generating Alternate Position Views
  • Generating Drawing Views of the Exploded State of an Assembly

Working with Interactive Drafting in Solid Works Editing

  • Modifying Drawing Views
  • Changing the View Orientation
  • Changing the Scale of Drawing Views
  • Deleting Drawing Views
  • Rotating Drawing Views
  • Manipulating the Drawing Views

Modifying the Hatch Pattern in Section Views

  • Properties Rollout
  • Options Rollout

WORKING WITH DRAWING VIEWS-II

Adding Annotations to Drawing Views

  • Generating Annotations Using the Model Items Tool
  • Adding Reference Annotations
  • Aligning the Dimensions
  • Editing Annotations

Adding the Bill of Materials (BOM) to a Drawing

  • Table Template Rollout Table Position Rollout
  • BOM Type Rollout
  • Configurations Rollout
  • Part Configuration Grouping Rollout
  • Keep Missing Item Rollout
  • Item Numbers Rollout
  • Setting Anchor Point for the
  • BOM Linking Bill of Materials
  • Adding Balloons to the Drawing Views
  • Adding Balloons using the Auto Balloon tool
  • Adding New Sheets to the Drawing Views
  • Editing the Sheet Format
  • Creating User-Defined Sheet Formats

EQUATIONS, CONFIGURATIONS, AND LIBRARY FEATURES

Equations and Configurations

  • Working with Equations
  • Linking Dimensions
  • Working with Configurations
  • Creating Configurations by Using Design Tables
  • Changing the Suppression State by Using
  • The  Design Table Editing
  • The Design Table
  • Deleting the Design Table
  • Changing the Suppression State of a Component without Invoking the Design Table
  • Changing the Visibility of Components in Different Configurations of an Assembly                  Library Features
  • Creating a Library Feature
  • Placing Library Features in a Part
  • Editing the Library Features
  • Dissolving the Library Features 

WORKING WITH BLOCKS

  • Introduction to Blocks
  •  Blocks Toolbar
  • Saving a Sketch as a Block in the design Library
  • Creating Mechanisms by using Blocks
  • Creating the Rack and Pinion Mechanism
  • Creating the Cam and Follower Mechanism
  • Applying Motion to Blocks
  • Creating Parts from Blocks
  • Selected Blocks
  • Block to Part Constraint

SHEET METAL DESIGN

Sheet Metal Design

  • Designing the Sheet Metal Components by
  • Creating the Base Flange
  • Understanding the Feature Manager Design tree of a Sheet Metal Component Creating the Edge Flange
  •  Creating Tabs
  • Creating the Sketched
  • Bend Creating the Miter
  • Flange Creating Closed
  • Corners Creating Hems
  • Creating the Jog Bend
  • Breaking the Corners
  • Creating Cuts on the Planar Faces of the Sheet Metal Components
  • Creating Lofted Bends
  • Creating a Flat Pattern View of the Sheet Metal
  • Components Creating Sheet Metal Components from a Flat
  • Sheet Creating a Sheet Metal Component From a Flat Part Converting a Part or a Flat Part into Sheet Metal by Adding
  • Bends Adding Bends to the Flattened Sheet Metal Component
  • Unbending the Sheet Metal Part Using the No Bends Tool
  • Creating a Sheet Metal Component By Designing it as a Part Types of Bends
  • Converting a Solid Body into a Sheet Metal Part
  • Designing a sheet Metal Part from a Solid Shelled model 
  • Ripping the Edges
  • Creating Cuts in Sheet Metal Components Across the Bends
  • Creating Cuts in a Sheet Metal Component Created from a Solid Model
  • Creating Cuts in a Sheet Metal Component Created Using the Base
  • Flange Creating Cylindrical and Conical Sheet Metal Components
  • Generating the Drawing View of the Flat Pattern of the Sheet Metal Components

SURFACE MODELING

Surface Modeling

  • Creating an Extruded Surface
  • Creating a Revolved Surface
  • Creating a Swept Surface
  • Creating a Lofted Surface
  • Creating a Boundary Surface
  • Creating a Planar Surface
  • Creating a Fill Surface
  • Creating a Radiated Surface
  • Offsetting Surfaces
  • Trimming Surfaces
  • Untrimming Surfaces
  • Extending Surfaces Knitting
  • Surfaces Filleting Surfaces
  • Creating a Mid-Surface
  • Deleting Holes from Surfaces
  • Replacing Faces 
  • Deleting Faces
  • Moving and Coping Surfaces
  • Mirroring Surface Bodies Adding
  • Thickness to Surface Bodies
  • Creating a Thicken Surface Cut
  • Creating a Surface Cut

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