DREAMDESIGNS

3D Modeling, assembly, drafting and animation using

SolidWorks

Course Outline
Introduction

About This Course

Lesson 1: intro to Solidworks and the User Interface
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About Solidworks The Solidworks User interface

Lesson 2: Introduction to Sketching
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2D Sketching Stages in the Process Saving Files Sketch Entities Basic Sketching Rules That Govern Sketches Sketch Relations Dimensions Sketching Guidelines Hands-on sketching of IC engine parts.

Lesson 3: Part Modeling
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Basic Modeling Terminology Choosing the Sketch Plane Details of the Part Extrude Feature Revolve feature Sketching on a Planar Face Cut extrude and revolve Features holes Filleting

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Chamfering Dimensioning Changing Parameters Reference Geometry Linear Pattern Circular Patterns Mirror Patterns Sketch Driven Patterns Edit Material Mass Properties Shelling Ribs Thin Features Part Editing Editing Topics Sketch Issues Hands on: part modeling of IC engine parts

Lesson 4: Drafting
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More About Making Drawings Section View Model Views Broken View Detail Views Projected Views Annotations

Lesson 5: Assembly Modeling
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Assembly concepts Creating a New Assembly Position of the First Component Design Tree and Symbols Adding Components 2 DreamDesigns

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Using Part Configurations in Assemblies Sub-assemblies Mates Relations Inserting Sub-assemblies Using Assemblies Analyzing the Assembly Exploded Assemblies Bill of Materials Assembly Drawings Hands on: assembling of V12 engine with animation

Tentative day plan
Day 1: lesson 1, 2 and 3 with practice. 8 hours Day 2: lesson 4 and 5 with practice. 8 hours

System requirements
   Laptop with 64 or 32 bit system windows Minimum 520mb graphic card Must bring mouse

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