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Design and market products better by turning imagination into reality through impactful content and experiences. SOLIDWORKS Visualize enables anyone to create professional, photo-quality images, animations, and other 3D content in the fastest and easiest way possible. Understand the import process and setup the Visualize project. Master the user interface and commonly used features. Utilize the easy 5-step Easy Mode process to import, paint, light, adjust and take photos of your 3D data. Organize your project using the Scene Tree. Create, adjust, and add new appearances. Add texture maps and learn how to manipulate them. Add, move, and modify decals in your project. Manage the environments, lights, and backplates. Use preset camera filters or create custom camera settings. Create photo-quality content with the image and video output options in SOLIDWORKS Visualize. Compare several design directions in a single Visualize project using configurations. Create two types of interactive outputs: VR and Panoramic. Explore the basics of animations within Visualize. Create a 360 degree spin animation. Move cameras throughout your scene to create camera animations. Stack up render job to be completed at a later time.
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6 months ago
Learn about SOLIDWORKS Product Data Management (PDM) to help you get your design data under control and substantially improve the way your teams manage and collaborate on product development.
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8 months ago
Learn about SOLIDWORKS Simulation; a powerful and intuitive structural analysis tool for product engineers. With the eLearning modules: Discover the SOLIDWORKS Simulation product suite. Get started with an introduction of the Simulation user interface and walk through the setup process. Learn how to test an assembly with contact, bolts and remote loads. Go further with assembly testing with contact hierarchy, pin connectors and spring connectors definition. Learn how shells are used to model thin structures. Understand the concept of mesh convergence by seeing how the size of elements affects stresses, strains and displacements. Learn how to optimize designs to reduce model weight by varying model dimensions. Analyze natural frequencies and modes of assembly structures. Discover how to analyze a structure under repeated loading conditions using the Fatigue module. Learn how to combine loads in different configurations using the Load Case Manager. Test thermal behavior of your product while considering radiation, conduction and convection. Discover how to analyze a portion of a larger assembly to save time and to get more accurate results using submodeling.
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2 years ago
Learn about the basics of creating animations in SOLIDWORKS. Explore the concepts of working with animations. Create and animate a spring. Create and animate a cable winding off a reel. Animate an assembly from a first-person perspective.
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2 years ago
Learn some of the basics of modeling parts in SOLIDWORKS. Understand the importance of picking the correct sketch plane for starting a part. Review the various end condition options for extruded features. Create global variables and equations to control dimension values. Use configurations to represent versions of a part. Use design tables to configure dimensions and features. Edit a part by reordering features and editing sketches. Analyze and repair sketch-related errors. Add materials to parts for calculations of mass properties, for use with SOLIDWORKS Simulation, and to modify the appearance of the part. Evaluate the size, weight, and more of a model using the measure and mass properties tools.
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2 years ago
Learn some tools that help you select components and entities. Explore component selection techniques in an assembly Use assembly envelopes as reference components and selection
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2 years ago
Learn about some of the sketch entities available in SOLIDWORKS. Create lines and centerlines as entities in a sketch. Create rectangles as entities in a sketch. Create circles and arcs as entities in a sketch. Create ellipses and slots as entities in a sketch. Create fillets and chamfers in a sketch. Sketch and control splines.
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2 years ago
Review these learning modules to prepare for the CSWA exam. Understand the areas of the SOLIDWORKS software that you must review prior to taking the exam. Learn about sketching, basic features, mass properties, assemblies, reference geometry, drawings, and other topics for the CSWA exam.
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2 years ago
Patterns repeat selected features, faces, or bodies in an array. Create copies of features in one or two linear directions. Create copies of features in one or two circular directions. Mirror features or bodies about a plane or planar face. Explore sketch driven, table driven, curve driven and fill patterns.
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3 years ago
SOLIDWORKS Utilities is a set of tools that lets you examine in detail the geometry of a solid model, and make comparisons to other models. Find and modify or suppress features. Analyze a model for potential topography problems. Select any type of model element. Manage and search for reports created by SolidWorks Utilities. Verify the symmetry of a model.
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3 years ago
SOLIDWORKS Utilities is a set of tools that lets you examine in detail the geometry of a solid model, and make comparisons to other models. Compare two similar bill of materials (BOMs). Find and replace text in drawing annotations. Identify the feature differences between two similar parts. Identify the geometry differences between two similar parts. Copy feature properties to other features.
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3 years ago
Learn some of the basics of SOLIDWORKS assemblies. Build an assembly by adding and mating existing components. Constrain components in an assembly using standard mates such as coincident mates, concentric mates, and more. Model parts in the context of an assembly.
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3 years ago