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SolidWorks 2012 Tutorial

A professionally created, self-study video training course
Includes 10 hours of easy to follow SolidWorks 2012 video tutorials presented by an industry expert.
The training is delivered to your desktop allowing you to learn at a time that suits you and at your own pace.
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  • Tutor: Matt Lombard
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Video lessons: 106
  • Product code: 01676
  • In stock: YES
  • Available on: Digital Download
  • Work files included: YES
  • Works on: MS Windows PC & Mac
  • Latest SolidWorks Course: SolidWorks 2016 Tutorial
Learn to create your own 3D CAD models and assemblies, using this powerful application with the help of these SolidWorks 2012 tutorial videos.

Commencing from the absolute basics, expert tutor Matt Lombard uses step-by-step video training movies to help explain and demonstrate the important tools, the innovative new features and some valuable workflow techniques that will help you work faster and smarter.

Through over ten hours of professionally created training videos, the tuition includes using sketch elements, learning editing techniques, lessons on 3D sketching, best practices for selections, dimensions explained and so much more.

The complete training course contents are listed below and you can start learning right away, click any of the blue linked lessons to sample FREE SolidWorks 2012 video tutorials and discover how effective this teaching method is...
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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
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