See how to import an assembly into SOLIDWORKS Treehouse, then make modifications to the assembly. Edit the custom properties, quantities, and suppression state of components in an assembly. Add a sub-assembly and parts to an assembly in SOLIDWORKS Treehouse. Open assemblies in SOLIDWORKS and review the modifications made in SOLIDWORKS Treehouse.
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3 years ago
Import 2D PDFs or 2D/3D CAD Files to start creating your inspection reports: Import additional files. Navigate between all the files of your project. Organize your project.
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3 years ago
Customize your inspection projects balloons to highlight different aspect of your parts or different classifications: Change the color, text size, and balloon shape. Add/Remove prefix and suffix. Set balloon customization at the document level or in a template.
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3 years ago
Use the Coordinate System command to define and assign a Fixture Coordinate System for the active machine. Select the method for defining coordinate system. Define and select a coordinate system. Examine the option for creating a SOLIDWORKS coordinate system.
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3 years ago
This module covers the 3D PDF Template Editor. Components include: Text types, BOM tables, Model Area, and the 3D PDF Views Thumbnail tab. For parts: Change the template logo. Map a custom property from Template Editor to SOLIDWORKS. For assemblies: Add existing Theme folder to the Publish to 3D PDF dialog. Publish and consume a 3D PDF and eDrawings files.
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3 years ago
This module is a SOLIDWORKS MBD overview. It covers the process of defining a model in 3D, capturing 3D Views and publishing a 3D PDF and eDrawings file. Learn how to add Product and Manufacturing Information (PMI) to a model in 3D. Create a Collection Pattern using the Pattern Feature tool. Become familiar with the 3D PDF Template Editor. How to publish a 3D PDF. How to publish an eDrawings file.
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3 years ago
Learn DimXpert in Assembly to define dimensions and tolerances for overall sizes and installation interfaces in assembly environment. All the existing DimXpert capabilities in part are supported in assembly. Use Auto Dimension Scheme define the installation hole spacing. Use Location and Size dimension tools to define hole sizes and assembly feature dimensions and tolerances. Apply manual basic dimensions. Select edges instead of faces for easier definition. Place dimensions per mouse move just like in 2D drawings or sketches. Update flag notes automatically. Display coordinate systems per feature control frames.
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3 years ago
Use SimulationXpress to analyze deformation of parts by applying fixtures and loads and defining materials. Vary load and/or pressure and customize materials. Learn to start and run SimulationXpress to analyze a single body part. Get comfortable working with items on design tree. Understand that pressure and/or load can be applied only to faces uniformly and constantly. Understand that custom materials properties must accurately represent part materials.
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3 years ago
Adjust the mesh density to adjust accuracy of a simulation. Run a simulation. Use the SimulationXpress wizard to view results such as the stress, displacement, deformation, and factor of safety of the simulation. Generate and save an eDrawings file or word document both of which display the results of the simulation. Adjust a mesh in a simulation. Run a simulation. Interpret the results of a simulation. Generate an eDrawing file or Microsoft Word document with the results.
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3 years ago
Based on analyses result, optimize factor of safety, maximum stress or maximum displacement value to an acceptable value. Vary a dimension within the range to try to meet the requirement. Make the design leaner or reduce material cost if it meets or exceeds the factor of safety. Achieve factor of safety through optimizing design. Use built-in automation capability to optimize a model. Run simulation.
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3 years ago
This module covers how to use Annotation Views to organize Product and Manufacturing Information (PMI). View PMI using the Dynamic Annotation Views tool. Insert orthogonal Annotation Views and add a custom Annotation View using the By Selection option. Reassign PMI to different Annotation Views to organize the display. Use viewports to view the model from multiple perspectives at the same time.
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3 years ago
This module covers three technical summaries for using SOLIDWORKS MBD. For drafted parts: Create DimXpert Location dimensions between drafted surfaces by suppressing draft or using intersection geometry. For sheet metal: Use a separate configuration for the flat pattern of a sheet metal part. Use reference dimensions to dimension between sheet metal bend lines. For weldment structures: Use cut lists to display dimensions for structural members of weldment structures. Add 3D Notes to the weldment structure and apply weldment symbols.
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3 years ago
Understand how to start routing and how the route subassembly organizes and stores the components of a route. Enable the Routing add-in. Locate the Piping, Tubing and Electrical menus. Understand a routing subassembly. Identify routing library components. Use the routing library manager to load settings.
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3 years ago
Learn how to optimize designs to reduce model weight by varying model dimensions. Apply parameters and constraints to optimize your design to meet goals. Learn how design studies are used with Simulation.
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3 years ago
Observe stress analysis of a part using SimulationXpress to determine the deformation of the part under the influence of a load (force or pressure). Understand the assumptions and limitations of SimulationXpress. Observe stress analysis being performed on a part.
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3 years ago
Use the Machine dialog to define the parameters of the machine tool used to manufacture the part. Set machine properties to select machine type and duty for manufacturing. Select tool crib to be used by machine. Select the post processor used to generate NC code. Set posting parameters for post processor.
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2 years ago
Use the Stock Manager to define the material, stock type and size to machine the part from. Select the stock material. Select stock type to define size and shape. Set the stock size options. View the stock preview.
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2 years ago
Use Automatic Feature Regognition (AFR) to automatically extract the machinable features to be machined. Set options to define feature types to extract. Review the hole recognition and feature groups options. Review options to automatically generate operations and toolpaths. Extract machineable features and review the features in the CAM Feature Tree.
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2 years ago
This module introduces DimXpert tools used to define a model in 3D. It covers the organization of annotations in the DimXpertManager. It also cover how to quickly annotate a model using the Auto Dimension Scheme tool. Explains the DimXpertManager. Use the Auto Dimension Scheme tool. How to use different Annotation types (Datums, Geometric Tolerances, Size dimensions, Location dimensions and Pattern Feature tool). Create a Collection Pattern using the Pattern Feature tool.
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2 years ago
This module covers advanced DimXpert techniques. It covers how to leverage multiple configurations to organize Product and Manufacturing Information (PMI). Understand Intersection Geometry. Use the Auto Dimension Scheme to create polar dimensions. Create multiple configurations for organized PMI. Use the Copy Scheme tool to transfer PMI from one configuration to another. Import DimXpert Annotations into a 2D drawing.
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2 years ago
This module covers additional Product and Manufacturing Information (PMI) tools used to define a model in 3D. Apply reference dimensions and reuse feature dimensions. Apply and customize datum targets. Add default notes from the Design Library and add 3D notes. Create and save a tolerance style to be reused. Add surface finishes and weldment symbols.
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2 years ago
This module covers 3D Views. For parts: Create Planar Section Views. Create Zonal Section Views. For assemblies: Capture multiple display states. Capture multiple configurations.
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2 years ago
This module covers publishing and consuming 3D PDF and eDrawings files. Add custom properties and text fields. Publish a part to a 3D PDF. Publish an assembly to a 3D PDF and eDrawings. Resize DimXpert Annotations before publishing to a 3D PDF. Interrogate 3D PDFs and eDrawings.
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2 years ago
This module explains how to use the Auto Dimension Scheme. Define Prismatic and Turned parts. Use the Auto Dimension Scheme to apply Plus and Minus tolerances. Use the Auto Dimension Scheme to apply geometric tolerances. Reassign Product and Manufacturing Information (PMI) to new Annotation Views.
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2 years ago