Convert non-SOLIDWORKS data to “intelligent” native SOLIDWORKS features using FeatureWorks. Automate the conversion of imported parts into SOLIDWORKS features. Convert specific features interactively. Use Volume features to recognize geometry that does not match any other feature type. Convert imported sheet metal parts into SOLIDWORKS features. Convert imported assemblies and multibody parts into feature-based, parametric models.
Learning Path
2 months ago
Review the questions from the sample exam to prepare for the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional exam. Model a part for one portion of the CSWP sample exam. Modify the part for another portion of the CSWP sample exam. Create an assembly for the final portion of the CSWP sample exam.
Learning Path
6 months ago
Review these learning modules to prepare for the CSWPA – Sheet Metal exam. Understand the areas of the SOLIDWORKS software that you must review prior to taking the exam. Learn about base flange, edge flange, sketched bend, closed corners, and other topics for the CSWPA – Sheet Metal exam. Review the questions from the sample exam.
Learning Path
8 months ago
Learn about some of the tools that you can use with sheet metal parts in SOLIDWORKS. Convert imported geometry into sheet metal features to edit and flatten part. Create a swept flange and review the related options. Create a sheet metal part by lofting between sketch profiles. Multibody sheet metal part design allows the creation of multiple sheet metal bodies of potentially different materials within one part file. Create a sheet metal feature in a weldments part. Export sheet metal bodies to .dxf or .dwg files. Forming tools are used to bend, stretch, or otherwise form sheet metal. Explore and create gauge tables and bend tables that are specific to sheet metal parts.
Learning Path
1 year ago
Learn about tools to help you control appearances, use configurations, and more in assemblies. Mirror assembly components about a plane or planar face. Control visual properties with display states. Apply a color, texture, etc to a component, face, feature, body, or part. Display, sort, and select assembly components by property. Use configurations to represent versions of an assembly. Use design tables to configure components and mates. Use a SpeedPak configuration to improve performance. Use assembly envelopes as reference components and selection tools. Layout-based assembly design creates full assemblies based on sketch blocks.
Learning Path
2 years ago
Learn about the basics of using routing in SOLIDWORKS to model a path of tubes between components. Create pipes, tube and electrical cables with routing. Create orthogonal tube routes between existing components with standard fittings. Create and edit flexible tubing routes between existing components. Create tube drawings with appropriate annotations.
Learning Path
2 years ago
Learn additional tools for using routing in SOLIDWORKS to model a path of pipes between components. Edit route geometry and fittings. Create a route at a certain distance from an existing surface. Create custom routing assembly template. Create and use custom route specification templates. Create a new fitting using the Routing Component Wizard. Learn to import Piping and Instrumentation Diagram files.
Learning Path
2 years ago
Learn about the basics of using routing in SOLIDWORKS to model a path of pipes between components. Create pipes, tube and electrical cables with routing. Automatically generate piping route geometry. Manually create a 3D-sketched route to define a piping run. Add and orient in-line pipe fittings. Add a junction point to a route using the Split Route Tool. Create piping drawings from piping assemblies.
Learning Path
2 years ago
Learn about the basics of using routing in SOLIDWORKS to model a path of electrical cables between components. Learn the process of starting an electrical route. Insert and use clips to guide a route. Create 2D route drawings from 3D electrical route assemblies. Route flattening develops 2D route drawings from 3D assemblies. Import data into an electrical route subassembly using From-To Lists. Learn to create a rigid conduit and wiring route.
Learning Path
2 years ago
Use multibody tools to facilitate part design in SOLIDWORKS. Use the Combine tool to combine solid body volumes. Design a part by modeling the core and pattern tooling. Separate features into separate bodies to create desired fillets. Create an exploded view of a multibody part. Model internal cuts as solid features, then subtract. Multibody sheet metal part design allows the creation of multiple sheet metal bodies of potentially different materials within one part file.
Learning Path
2 years ago
Learn about the mold design tools in SOLIDWORKS. Explore an introduction to the design of weldment parts. Create a cut list to organize the bodies in a weldment part. Analyze part thicknesses to identify possible flaws. Identify undercut areas on molded parts. Create a parting line feature on a part. Use shut-off surfaces to close open molding areas. Create parting surfaces using parting lines. Create interlock surfaces on molds and assemblies of molds. Use core command to create side cores for molds with trapped areas.
Learning Path
2 years ago
Learn about some of the tools that you can use with weldments in SOLIDWORKS parts. Learn to create structural members for a weldment model. Explore complex trimming and extending of weldment models. Learn to use a grid system as reference geometry. Detail a weldments drawing using functions specific to weldments. Create a sheet metal feature in a weldments part.
Learning Path
2 years ago
Learn about the basics of using weldments in SOLIDWORKS parts. Explore an introduction to the design of weldment parts. Create a cut list to organize the bodies in a weldment part. Create fillet beads and weld beads in a part. Structural member features in weldment models make use of structural member profiles to generate the bodies of the part.
Learning Path
2 years ago
Learn about reference geometry, including planes, points, and curves. Create planes based on existing planes or model geometry. Create points, axes, and coordinate systems to aid in the creation of features and helps with the use of measurement tools. Project a sketch onto a sketch or face to create a 3D curve. Create 2D or 3D sketches where faces of a model intersect. Create a curve through a set of X, Y, and Z locations relative to the origin. Create a curve defined by a mathematical equation. Model a spring using a variable pitch helix as the path for a sweep.
Learning Path
2 years ago
Learn about sweep features and the various options for controlling those features. Move a sketch profile along a path to create a swept feature. Learn the best practices for creating sweep profile sketches. Control the orientation and twist of the sweep profile along the path. Control the twist of the profile along the path of a sweep. Model a spring using a variable pitch helix as the path for a sweep.
Learning Path
2 years ago
Learn about using surfaces in SOLIDWORKS. Explore the concepts of working with surfaces. Create a thin-walled model using a variety of surfacing techniques. Create complex blends at the intersections of surfaces. Blend between faces of a model using surface features. Use surface tools to repair geometry imported from other CAD software. Edit imported geometry using surfacing tools. Use the Freeform feature to create and adjust organic shapes. Discover the tools available for evaluating part geometry.
Learning Path
2 years ago
Learn about the various types of fillet features that can be used to round edges and corners. Create constant radius fillets along selected edges. Use variable radius fillets to vary the radius along a selected edge. Create and explore the options for face fillets. Use setback fillets to blend vertices where edges meet. Separate features into separate bodies to create desired fillets. Blend between faces of a model using surface features. Use options to control geometry in a constant radius fillet.
Learning Path
2 years ago
Learn about some of the basic features used in parts in SOLIDWORKS. Extend sketch profiles to create extruded bosses to add material and extruded cuts to remove material. Revolve sketch profiles about an axis to add or remove material. Create rounded or beveled edges using fillets or chamfers, respectively. Create standard-sized holes with the Hole Wizard feature. Move a sketch profile along a path to create a swept feature.
Learning Path
2 years ago
Learn some of the basics of sketching in SOLIDWORKS. Understand the difference between starting a sketch on a plane or planar face. Use sketch relations to fully define a sketch and capture design intent. Use automatic sketch relations to capture design intent as you sketch a profile. Use sketch relations and dimensions to fully define a sketch. Learn the basics of 3D sketching. Discover ways to utilize a sketch with multiple contours.
Learning Path
2 years ago
Review these learning modules to prepare for the CSWPA – Weldments exam. Understand the areas of the SOLIDWORKS software that you must review prior to taking the exam. Learn about structural members, gussets, end caps, fillet and weld beads, and other topics for the CSWPA –Weldments exam. Review the questions from the sample exam.
Learning Path
2 years ago
Review these learning modules to prepare for the CSWPA – Surfacing exam. Understand the areas of the SOLIDWORKS software that you must review prior to taking the exam. Learn about blending, extending, trimming, and deleting faces, boundary surfaces, and other topics for the CSWPA –Surfacing exam. Review the questions from the sample exam.
Learning Path
2 years ago
Review these learning modules to prepare for the CSWPA – Mold Tools exam. Understand the areas of the SOLIDWORKS software that you must review prior to taking the exam. Learn about draft, core, cavity, shut-off surfaces, parting lines, and other topics for the CSWPA – Mold Tools exam. Review the questions from the sample exam.
Learning Path
2 years ago
Review these learning modules to prepare for the CSWPA – Drawing Tools exam. Understand the areas of the SOLIDWORKS software that you must review prior to taking the exam. Learn about drawing views, dimensions, annotations, and BOMs and other tables, and other topics for the CSWPA – Drawing Tools exam. Review the questions from the sample exam.
Learning Path
2 years ago
Review these learning modules to prepare for the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional exam. Understand the areas of the SOLIDWORKS software that you must review prior to taking the exam. Learn about sketching, features, equations, mass properties, assemblies, mates, and other topics for the CSWP exam.
Learning Path
2 years ago