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SolidWorks 2013 Tutorial

A professionally created, self-study video training course
Includes 12 hours of easy to follow SolidWorks 2013 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: 12 hours
  • Video lessons: 96
  • Product code: 01763
  • In stock: YES
  • Available on: DVD & Download
  • Work files included: YES
  • Works on: MS Windows PC & Mac
  • Later course available: Yes, SolidWorks 2014 tutorial
Gain the skills and knowledge needed to create professional 3D CAD models and assemblies using this innovative mechanical modeling software with the help of these beginners SolidWorks 2013 tutorial videos.

Commencing from the absolute basics, expert SolidWorks tutor Matt Lombard uses step-by-step training videos that help explain and demonstrate the uses of the key tools, how to get the most out of the powerful new features for the 2013 release, and to share some great workflow methods that will boost you skills and productivity.

The complete collection of work files that the trainer uses to demonstrate are included with the DVD/download purchase allowing you to replicate the on-screen actions of the tutor.

Through over twelve hours of high quality video training, the tuition includes a tour of the new 2013 interface and customizing this to suit your needs, an overview of 3D sketching techniques, how to build a linkage step-by-step, lessons on templates and formats, learning to build assemblies, visualization techniques 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 a SolidWorks 2013 video tutorial and discover how effective this practical teaching method is...
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What Is SolidWorks All About
First Time You Run SolidWorks
SolidWorks Default Interface - Lesson 1
SolidWorks Default Interface - Lesson 2
SolidWorks Default Interface - Lesson 3
Customizing The Interface - Lesson 1
Customizing The Interface - Lesson 2
Customizing The Interface - Lesson 3
Templates And File Types

Introducing Sketch Elements
Sketching Rectangles
More Sketch Entities
Using Sketch Tools
Design Intent And Automatic Sketch Relations
3D Sketch Introduction
Introduction To Dimensions In 2D Sketches
The Modify Dialog Box
Getting Started On A Simple Model

Working With SolidWorks Features
Examining A Linkage - Lesson 1
Examining A Linkage - Lesson 2
Building A Linkage - Lesson 1
Building A Linkage - Lesson 2
Building A Linkage - Lesson 3
Fillets Through Variable Radius
More Fillets
Mirror And Feature Order
Mirroring Parts
Simple Configurations
Configurations And Design Tables
Meta Data

Tools For Plastic Parts
Plastic Features Introduction
Draft Introduction
Neutral Plane Draft
Parting Line Draft
Step Draft
Multiple Shells
Ribs - Lesson 1
Ribs - Lesson 2
Mounting Bosses
Reference Geometry
Lip And Groove
Snap, Hook, and Groove

Modeling A Sheet Metal Enclosure
Sheet Metal Introduction
Building A Sheet Metal Enclosure - Lesson 1
Building A Sheet Metal Enclosure - Lesson 2
Library Features and Forming Tools
Creating A Forming Tool From Scratch
Using The Insert Bends Method
Lofted Bends
Corner Treatments

Simple Sweeps And Lofts
3D Sketch Review
Creating Pipes
3D Splines And Sweeping Wires
Sweeps With Guide Curves
Loft And Boundary
Helix And Threads
Sweep With Twist

Part Drawings
Introduction To SolidWorks Drawings
Templates And Formats - Lesson 1
Templates And Formats - Lesson 2
Templates And Formats - Lesson 3
Creating New Drawing
Creating Views
More View Display Options
Placing Dimensions and Annotations

Editing - Lesson 1
Editing - Lesson 2

Building Assemblies
Introduction To Assemblies - Lesson 1
Introduction To Assemblies - Lesson 2
Putting Parts Into An Assembly
Assembling Parts
Mating The Wishbone
Mating The Linkage
Handlbar Sub-Assembly
Assembling The Fork Into The Motorcycle
Simple Animation
Assembly Tools
Tools For Large Assemblies
Creating A Multibody Chain

Visualization Techniques
Visualization Introduction
Display Modes

Assembly Drawings
Assembly Drawings
Exploded View
Multiple Position View And Printing
Detached Drawings And eDrawings

Favorite Settings
Best Practice Suggestions
SolidWorks Resources On The Web

About The Trainer
About The SolidWorks Tutor
Purchase Info
The DVD and Download options include the same training contents and both priced as below:
  US & Canada: $124.95 $99.94

UK: £79.95 £63.95 + VAT

EU: €84.95 €67.95 + VAT
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For both purchase options you receive 96 SolidWorks 2013 training videos (listed left), lasting a total of 12 hours.

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