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Beginner to Advanced SolidWorks 2012 Tutorial

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Beginners SolidWorks 2012 Tutorial
Duration: 10 Hours
Video lessons: 106

Advanced SolidWorks 2012 Tutorial
Duration: 9 hours
Video lessons: 83
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Includes 19 hours of easy to follow Beginner to Advanced SolidWorks 2012 video tutorials presented by an industry expert.
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Contents from Beginners SolidWorks 2012
First Time You Run SolidWorks
Using Help Resources
SolidWorks Default Interface
Customizing The Interface - Lesson 1
Customizing The Interface - Lesson 2
Customizing The Interface - Lesson 3
Customizing Keyboard Shortcuts
Customizing Mouse Gestures
Customizing The Options Tab
Templates And File Types

Introducing Sketch Elements - Lesson 1
Introducing Sketch Elements - Lesson 2
Introducing Sketch Elements - Lesson 3
Introducing Sketch Elements - Lesson 4
Introducing Sketch Elements - Lesson 5
Automatic Sketch Relations And Cursor Feedback
Introducing Dimensions
Where To Start - Lesson 1
Where To Start - Lesson 2
Creating Your First Part - Alternator Cover - Lesson 1
Creating Your First Part - Alternator Cover - Lesson 2
Using DWG-DXF Data

Modeling A Bracket
Identifying Features
Base Plate And Bosses
Creating Ribs And Draft
Holes And Fillets
Fillets - Lesson
Fillets - Lesson
Symmetry In Sketches
Mirror Features, Bodies, And Parts-Fixed
Simple Configurations
Table Driven Configurations
Custom Properties
Tags, Comments And Design Binder

Modeling A Plastic Housing
Plastic Features Intro
Shell - Lesson 1
Shell - Lesson 2
Mounting Boss
Circular Pattern
Screw Boss
Lip And Groove
Reference Geometry
Snap Hook
Snap Hook Groove

Modeling A Sheet Metal Enclosure
Intro To Sheet Metal
Flanges And Tabs - Lesson 1
Flanges And Tabs - Lesson 2
Hems, Jogs And Curved Flanges
Placing Forming Tools
Creating Forming Tools And Using Library Features
Insert Bends
Lofted Bends
Reliefs And Corner Treatments

Simple Sweeps And Lofts
3D Sketch
Sweeping A Pipe
Sweeping A Wire
Sweep With Guide Curves
Loft And Boundary
Selection Methods
Helical Features
More Helical Sweeps

Part Drawings
Introduction To Drawings
Drawing Templates
Sheet Formats
Creating A New Drawing
Creating Views
Creating Special Views
Placing Dimensions
Placing Annotations

Editing Techniques
Editing - Lesson 1
Editing - Lesson 2
Editing And Parent-Child
Rollback, Freeze, And Suppress

Building Assemblies
Introducing Assemblies
Assembly Templates And Starting A New Assembly
Mates And Copying Parts
Replacing And Inserting Parts
Smart Mates And Mate Editing
Editing A Part In Assembly
Mating A Spring
Subassemblies And In-Context Editing
Motion And Animation
Using Loft On Motorcycle Fork Parts
Creating Handlebars Using In-Context Modeling
Sketch Picture, 3D Sketch, And Curves
Creating A Chain With Multi-Bodies
More With Multi-Bodies

Visualization Techniques
Introduction To Visualization
Display Styles And Scenes
Section Views And Viewports
Display Manager And Display Pane
Scenes, Lights And Cameras

Assembly Drawings
Bill Of Materials And Ballooning
Exploded View
Multisheet Drawings And Formats
Printing And E-Drawings
Data Transfer

Best Practices
Settings Used In Lessons
Best Practice For Sketching And Features
Best Practice For Assemblies
SolidWorks On The Web
Contents from the Advanced SolidWorks 2012
Advanced Multibody
Multiple Bodies
Body Folders And Display Properties
Feature Scope And Combine
Using The Split Feature
Patterning And Positioning Bodies
Boolean Operations - Combine Feature
Advantages And Limitations Of Multibody Parts

Surfacing Primer
Why You Need Surfaces
Making A Solid From A Surface
Starting The Helmet With A Boundary Surface
Trimming With Sketches And Renaming Features
Four Sided Boundaries And Degenerate Points
Ruled Surfaces And Mutual Trim
Creating The Jaw Vents
Extrude Surface Special Function
Adding Ridges
Mirroring And More Ruled Surfaces

Complex Shapes And Surfacing
Interpolated Geometry
Evaluating And Controlling Splines
Creating Smooth Splines
Creating A Flat Wire From A 3D Sketch
Creating Hoses And Spark Plug Wires
3D Splines In The Helmet
Projected Curves
XYZ And Reference Point Curves
Equation, Intersection, And Face Curves

Working With Solids And Surfaces
Working Between Solids And Surfaces
Cut With Surface And Replace Face
Using Fill To Replace A Face
Using Freeform
Delete Face And Delete Hole

Advanced Solid Features
Creating An Indent Feature
Using The Wrap Feature
Dome And Shape
Arc-Spline Fillets And Full Round
Face Fillets
Setback Fillet
FilletXpert And Selection Methods

Master Model Techniques
2D And 3D Layouts
Splitting Bodies Into An Assembly
Save Bodies
Insert Part
Insert Into New Part And Summary
File Management For Split Bodies

Advanced Mates
Symmetry And Width Mates
Cam And Path Mates - Lesson 1
Cam And Path Mates - Lesson 2
Gear Mate
Rack & Pinion And Linear Coupler Mates
Hinge And Screw Mates
Universal Joint Mate
Multi-Mate Mode And Mate Settings
Mate References
Lock, Fix, And In-Place Mates
Assembling The Engine - Crankshaft
Assembling The Engine - Pistons
Assembling The Engine - Valve Train

Assembly Tools
Placing Parts Without Mates
AssemblyXpert And SolidWorks RX
Defeature For Parts And Assemblies
Advanced Selection Techniques
Motion And Animation

File Management
Changing File Names
Replacing Parts And Mate Entities
Copying An Assembly
Pack And Go
Virtual Components

Top-Down Design
In-Context Or Top Down Modeling
Layout Sketches
External References Summary
Lock, Break And Remove External References

Advanced Assemblies
Copy With Mates
Assembly Features
Component Patterns
Assembly Configurations
Display States
Large Assembly Mode
Resolved, Hidden, Lightweight And Suppressed
Systems Options Overview
  • Tutor: Matt Lombard
  • Duration: 19 hours
  • Video lessons: 189
  • Product code: 01694
  • In stock: YES
  • Available on: DVD & Download
  • Work files included: YES
  • Works on: MS Windows PC & Mac
  • Latest SolidWorks Course: SolidWorks 2016 Tutorial
Gain a meticulous and detailed insight into how to use this popular 3D mechanical CAD software with the help of these step-by-step SolidWorks 2012 tutorials.

Commencing from the absolute basics and continuing to the advanced techniques, expert SolidWorks tutor Matt Lombard provides easy-to-follow video training on the important tools, the useful features and some valuable workflow techniques that will increase your skills and productivity.

Through over nineteen hours of professionally created video training, the tuition includes a tour of the interface, learning sketching, editing techniques explained, lessons on advanced solid features, best practices for using assembly tools, top-down design and so much more.

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