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SOLIDWORKS Advanced Part Training Course

In the Advanced Part Modelling course, you'll gain expertise in numerous advanced functionality like lofts, sweeps, advanced fillet choices, creating & manipulating splines, utilizing diverse shaping tools & working with multibody parts.

Duration - 3 days

Prerequisites – SOLIDWORKS Essentials

Day 1

1. Multi body design

  • Hide/Show Tree Items
  • Multi body design techniques
  • Case Study
  • Solid Bodies Folder
  • Local Operations
  • Feature Scope
  • Patterning Bodies
  • Tool Body Technique
  • Combining Bodies
  • Case Study: Protective Screen
  • Intersect with Solid Bodies
  • Case Study: Bowl
  • Indent Feature
  • Delete/Keep Solid Bodies

2. Saving Multi Bodies

  • Multibody vs Assembly
  • Saving Bodies Function
  • Case Study: Clamp
  • Insert into New Part
  • Save Bodies
  • Case Study: Boat Cleat
  • Modelling for Rapid Tooling
  • Split Part into Multi Bodies
  • Case Study: Handle
  • Automating an Assembly
  • Case Study: Using Split Part with Legacy Data

3. Sketching with Splines

  • Curves in Sketches
  • Using Sketch Pictures
  • Case Study: Guitar Body Splines
  • Adding Spline Relations
  • Edit Shape of Spline
  • Fully defining Splines
  • Evaluating Splines
  • Case Study: Two Point Spline
  • Analysing Solid Geometry
  • Case Study: Torsion Continuity
  • Style Spline
  • Case Study: Watering Can Handle
  • Fit Spline
  • Case Study: Coffee Cup

Day 2

4. Introduction to Sweeping

  • Sweep Requirements
  • Case Study: Faux Raised Panel Door
  • Sweep with Guide Curves
  • Case Study: Bottle Body
  • The Selection Manager
  • Case Study: Hanger Bracket

5. 3D Sketching and Curves

  • Curve Features
  • Case Study: Spring
  • Sweeping along a 3D Path
  • 3D Sketches
  • Helix Curve
  • Creating a 3D Curve from
  • Orthogonal Views
  • Projected Curve Feature
  • Combining Curves
  • Smooth Transitioning

6. Threads and Library features

  • Bottle Features
  • Case Study: Modelling Threads
  • Saving a Library Part Feature
  • Performance Considerations
  • Case Study: Adding the Label Outline
  • Creating the Sweep Path
  • Sweeping along Model Edges

7. Advanced Sweeping

  • Sweep Options
  • Additional Sweep Settings
  • Profile Orientation
  • Case Study: Keep Normal Constant
  • Intersection Curve Feature
  • Visualizing Sweep Sections
  • Case Study: Controlling Twist
  • Case Study: Controlling Twist with Guide Curves
  • Case Study: Align with End Faces
  • Solid Profile
  • Case Study: Drill Bit

Day 3

8. Introduction to loft and Boundary features

  • Comparing Complex Features
  • How Lofting & Boundary Work
  • Case Study: Defroster Vent
  • Loft Feature
  • Boundary Feature
  • Case Study: Lofted Merge
  • Case Study: Reusing Sketches
  • Copying a Sketch
  • Modify Sketch
  • Derived Sketches
  • Boundary Preview Options
  • Sketch Block and Library Feature Profiles

9. Advanced Lofts and Boundary Features

  • Additional Curves in Loft and Boundary
  • Centreline Lofting
  • Case Study: heat Shield
  • Loft Preview Options
  • Adding Sketch Segments
  • Cleaning up a Model
  • Deleting Faces
  • Evaluating Edges
  • Face Fillets
  • Case Study: Hook
  • Curve Influence

10. Advanced Filleting and other Features

  • Fillet Settings
  • Fillet Parameters
  • Constant Size Fillets
  • Delete Face: Delete and Fill
  • Partial Edge Parameters
  • Fillet Options
  • Variable Size Fillets
  • FilletXpert
  • Other Advanced Features
  • Wrap Feature
  • Direct Editing