SolidWorks® (3 credits)
The SolidWorks® mechanical design software package is used to create and analyze parts, assemblies, and drawings. The course, applicable for those in engineering or a related field, is an organized series of modules for introducing new users to the basic concepts and skills that they need to become proficient users.
The course covers all the current requirements of the Certified SolidWorks Associate exam: basic theory, drawing theory, part modeling, advanced part modeling, assembly modeling, and advanced modeling theory and analysis.
Who Should Attend
Those studying or employed in engineering, or in an engineering-related field, can enhance existing skills or add additional skills to their qualifications. Those who plan to become a Certified SolidWorks Associate.
- Understanding SolidWorks Nomenclature and the User Interface
- Identifying and Integrating Design Intent
- Understanding the Association of Parts, Assemblies, and Drawings
- Applying 2D and 3D Sketching
- Efficiently Using Feature-based/History-based Modeling
- Using Advanced Modeling Features
- Repairing and Editing Model Relationships and Mates Constraints
- Creating a New Assembly Using Existing Parts: Bottom-up Design
- Creating New Parts Using an Existing Assembly: Top-down Design
- Applying Physical Simulation
- Producing Engineering Drawings
- Using the Built-in Finite Element Analysis Package for Design Optimization
- Creating Prototype Models
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