Diagnose and repair issues with sketches including extraneous geometry, dangling dimensions, and dangling relations. Diagnose problems in a part. Repair sketch geometry problems. Repair dangling relations and dimensions. Use the What\'s Wrong dialog. Edit the plane used by a sketch.
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30 days ago
ENG
JPN
Use the Tooling Split command to create interlock surfaces around the perimeter of the parting surfaces to create mold tooling. Save mold bodies and create assemblies of molds. Create assembly files for mold from part files. Create exploded assembly view of mold. Create interlocking surfaces on molds using the tooling split command.
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30 days ago
ENG
JPN
Use the Post Process command to generate NC code from the parts toolpath and operation information. Select the post processor within the machine dialog. Run the Post Process command and set a file name and location for saving. Generate the NC code and select the option to Open G-Code in the SOLIDWORKS CAM NC Editor. Review the NC code within the SOLIDWORKS CAM NC Editor.
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30 days ago
ENG
Create a spring using a sweep feature defined in the context of an assembly. Then, animate the spring by adding a linear motor in MotionManager. Create an animation. Model a spring using an in-context sweep. Add a linear motor to stretch and compress the spring. Understand the impact of rebuild errors on animations.
Lesson
1 month ago
ENG
JPN
Mesh the Flow Simulation geometry using manual meshing approach. Control Basic mesh settings. Apply manual mesh setting and options. Define control planes. Define and apply local mesh controls. Plot mesh on cut plots.
Lesson
3 months ago
ENG
Mesh the Flow Simulation geometry using automated meshing approach. Understand the Basic mesh, and Initial mesh concepts. Control the Global Initial mesh refinement level. Analyze the Minimum Gap Size feature value as the project settings change. Plot mesh on cut plots.
Lesson
3 months ago
ENG
Structure System is an advanced weldment environment that lets you create and modify structural members of different profiles in a single feature. Add primary members using sketches, points, edges, reference planes, and surfaces. Add secondary members using primary members and reference planes. Trim the structural members at their intersections.
Lesson
3 months ago
ENG
Learn how to define cables, create reusable macros, indicate the continuity of wires across multiple drawings, and depict custom components as simple black boxes. Define the cables to be used within a project and assign cable cores to specific component pins. Create macros for reusing specific parts of circuits or entire drawings. Depict the continuation of wires and equipotentials across drawings. Create black boxes for showing custom components with logical connectivity.
Lesson
4 months ago
ENG
Learn how to draw wires to connect symbols and make changes on-the-fly to meet connection requirements. Draw single or multiple wires and modify them as needed. Use the Properties panel to instantaneously view and edit information. Use the Wire Style Manager to define and customize the wires for a project. Number newly drawn wires or selectively renumber existing wires.
Lesson
4 months ago
ENG
Learn how to add components and symbols to your schematics and associate them with manufacturer parts. Add individual components manually and import them all at once from a spreadsheet. Insert component symbols and associate manufacturer parts. Use the options available in the Symbol Insertion panel and the Symbol Selector for classification and filtering.
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4 months ago
ENG
Use standard mates to constrain the degrees of freedom of components relative to other components or reference geometry such as planes or axes. Learn about standard mate types such as coincident, concentric, and more. Understand how selected entities such as faces, edges, vertices, planes, or axes determines the available mate types.
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6 months ago
ENG
Add each of the six mechanical mate types to control the degrees of freedom of components when designing mechanisms. Mate a cylinder, plane, or point to a series of tangent faces with a cam follower mate. Limit the rotational movement between two components with a hinge mate. Move one component linearly to move another component rotationally with a rack and pinion mate. Add a pitch relation between the rotation of one component and the translation of another with a screw mate. Rotate two components relative to one another with a gear mate or a universal joint mate.
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8 months ago
ENG
JPN
Add end caps to close openings at the ends of structural members. Create an end cap in a weldment part file. Set the offset values and shape of the end cap.
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8 months ago
ENG
Explore the Edge Flange feature, including edge selection, bend direction, and other pertinent options. Create an edge flange. Learn and understand the different options for edge flange.
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8 months ago
ENG
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Bend a sheet metal part by using a line sketched on a flat portion of the sheet metal body. Bend a sheet metal part in two locations using separate sketches. Sketch bend lines.
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8 months ago
ENG
Sketch and loft between two sketch profiles to create a sheet metal part. Understand the requirements for the sketch profiles and the loft feature. Sketch the profiles for a lofted sheet metal part. Understand the requirements for a lofted sheet metal part. Set the thickness and bend line options.
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8 months ago
ENG
JPN
Explore the Miter Flange feature, including sketching the profile, edge selection, and other pertinent options. Create a miter flange. Learn and understand the different options for miter flange.
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8 months ago
ENG
JPN
Create basic, aligned, offset, and partial or half-section views, including scope and advanced properties. Add several types of section views to a drawing. Define section view properties. Modify section views.
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8 months ago
ENG
JPN
Create and insert a subassembly into the assembly for the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional sample exam. Download, insert, and mate components in a subassembly. Change the subassembly from rigid to flexible to move components.
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8 months ago
ENG
Learn how to create a part for the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional sample exam. Apply design intent to determine a strategy for creating the model. Use global variables linked to dimensions.
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8 months ago
ENG
When the internal cut features of a model are of most importance in a design, one approach is to create solid features that represent the negative space of a part. Once the negative space is complete, the Combine command can be used to subtract the volume from another solid body. Use solid geometry representing the interior space of a manifold to create the negative space of the part. Create a separate solid body surrounding the geometry as the main body of the manifold. Combine the solid bodies in the part using a subtract operation.
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8 months ago
ENG
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A structural member profile is a cross-section of a beam, tube, channel, or other structural member type. Sweeping this profile along segments of a layout sketch creates the structural member\'s geometry. There are full collections of profiles and sizes available for download, and it is also possible to create customized profiles. Learn how to access the additional content for standard structural member profile sizes. Create a custom weldment profile by saving a sketch as a Library Feature Part. Use the Structural Member command to create a structural member from a structural member profile. Use the Locate Profile option to choose a sketch point for aligning a structural member.
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9 months ago
ENG
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Create an edge flange along a combination of linear and non-linear edges. Create edge flanges along curved edges. Understand how the flange position must be chosen relative to other geometry to prevent sharp edges.
Lesson
9 months ago
ENG
Use a boundary surface to fill in gaps between other surfaces. Understand some of the similarities between boundary surfaces, lofts, and filled surfaces. Delete some undesirable geometry from a surface model and fill the gap with a boundary surface.
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9 months ago
ENG