Training Catalog
Review additional resources available to SOLIDWORKS users and platform administrators. Access platform help topics. Connect to SOLIDWORKS specific communities. Explore resources provided in the SOLIDWORKS community wiki.
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1 month ago
Explore and configure the platform settings for revision and lifecycle control. Understand revision naming rules. Examine the settings used to configure revision schemes. Review access rules for lifecycle and collaboration commands. Explore a SOLIDWORKS lifecycle scenario using the default revision scheme.
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1 month ago
Explore and configure the platform settings for content access rules and maturity. Understand the lifecycle of SOLIDWORKS content. Examine the settings to configure access to content. Add a transition to a maturity graph. Add a control rule to a transition.
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1 month ago
Configure platform options and settings used for naming and numbering SOLIDWORKS platform content when saved. Turn on the platform Auto-name setting and understand its interaction with specific SOLIDWORKS Save options. Configure the platform Content Naming Rules used for naming SOLIDWORKS content. Understand and configure an Enterprise Item Number. Set an Enterprise Item Number in SOLIDWORKS. Map the SOLIDWORKS property ‘Engineering Partnumber’ to a SOLIDWORKS drawing title block.
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1 month ago
Configure the SOLIDWORKS specific platform configuration options and settings. Explore the SOLIDWORKS Save options. Understand the SOLIDWORKS Open options.
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1 month ago
Create platform attributes and map SOLIDWORKS properties to platform content. Review platform content types generated from SOLIDWORKS files. Add and deploy attributes to platform content. Map SOLIDWORKS properties to content attributes. Validate attribute mappings.
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1 month ago
Use the platform administrator tools to create and configure a design environment for SOLIDWORKS users. Review the administrator dashboards and platform manager role. Add to a custom administrator dashboard. Create a user group. Create a 3DSwym community and add members. Create a collaborative space and add members. Create and share a dashboard.
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1 month ago
An introduction to the many types view manipulation for parts, assemblies, and drawings. Explore the different types of views. Understand how to manipulate views using menus, the keyboard, mouse, and reference triad.
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1 month ago
More than just still images, SOLIDWORKS Visualize has the capability to output videos of animations. Master the settings of the Animation Timeline to create animations for parts, models, cameras, appearances and more. Explore the Animation Timeline and its options. Understand how to add and manipulate keyframes in a couple different ways. Learn the Output Tools options to create videos from your Visualize animations. Available in Visualize Professional.
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1 month ago
Included with SOLIDWORKS Visualize Professional, the integrated Render Queue instantly boosts productivity by allowing you to “stack” up render jobs to be completed at a later time. Use the Render Queue to stay productive during the day, and let the renders complete overnight. Discover how easy it is to send jobs to the integrated Render Queue. Explore the simple interface of the Render Queue. Understand the difference between sending render jobs to your local machine or to a dedicated Visualize Boost machine (network rendering). Available in Visualize Professional.
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2 months ago
Discover how to analyze a portion of a larger assembly to save time and to get more accurate results using submodeling. Create a submodel study from a parent study. Discover how loads transfer automatically into a submodel study. Save time and computational resources while maintaining accurate results. Use eDrawings to save the results.
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2 months ago
Generate and interpret the results of the CFD analysis using FloXpress. Use the same setup on different configurations of a model. Interpret flow paths that demonstrate the fluid behavior within the enclosed volume of a model.
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2 months ago
Setup, run and postprocess a harmonic simulation. Understand and practice the frequency domain excitation definition. Practice postprocessing results from the harmonic study. Setup, run and postprocess a harmonic study Use the mass participation factor to select a sufficient number of natural frequencies Optimize the finite element mesh for dynamic simulation Define the harmonic load in the frequency domain Postprocess results from the harmonic study
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2 months ago
Setup, run and postprocess a dynamic simulation with the base motion shock excitation. Understand the optimum mesh design, and get more familiar with the estimation of the minimum number of natural frequencies. Understand the basics of damping. Setup, run and postprocess a transient study Define base excitation shock load Use the mass participation factor to select a sufficient number of natural frequencies Optimize the finite element mesh for dynamic simulation Define structural damping Calculate the maximum time step Use remote mass to simplify the model
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2 months ago
Setup initial dynamic simulation, solve and postprocess the results. Understand the importance of natural frequencies in dynamic simulations. Compare the dynamic and static results. Setup, run and postprocess a basic transient study Calculate a sufficient number of natural frequencies Use the mass participation factor to estimate a sufficient number of natural frequencies Run dynamic simulation for slow and fast forces, and compare their results
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2 months ago
Review the basic functionality of the SOLIDWORKS Dynamics module. Show activation of SOLIDWORKS Simulation Add-In. Review the available modules for specific dynamic load times.
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2 months ago
Use design tables to quickly create many configurations that change the suppression states of components, mates, and assembly features. Also, you can use design tables to configure the dimensions of mates and assembly features. Understand the options when creating a design table. Use data validation to restrict values entered in the design table. Set configuration properties to control new mates and components. Change the configuration of components in the assembly design table.
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2 months ago
Add draft to cast and molded parts. Understand the various types of draft features you can create. Perform Draft Analysis to determine which faces need draft added to them.
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2 months ago
Add materials to parts for calculations of mass properties, for use with SOLIDWORKS Simulation, and to modify the appearance of the part. Define the material for a part. Add a custom material to a part. Use configurations to assign different materials to a part.
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2 months ago
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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2 months ago
Use sketch relations and dimensions to fully define a sketch. Understand the status of a sketch, either under defined, fully defined, or over defined. Evaluate a sketch to determine why it is under defined.
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2 months ago
Create ellipses and slots as entities in a sketch. Learn about the variety of tools you can use to create ellipses and slots. Understand when you might choose the different ellipse and slot tools based on points in the center or along the perimeter of the ellipse or slot.
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2 months ago
Create circles and arcs as entities in a sketch. Learn about the variety of tools you can use to create circles and arc. Understand when you might choose the different circle and arc tools based on points in the center or along the perimeter of the circle or arc.
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2 months ago
Create rectangles as entities in a sketch. Learn about the variety of tools you can use to create rectangles. Understand when you might choose the different rectangle tools based on the center and corners of the rectangle.
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2 months ago