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CSWP A Certified SolidWorks Professional is an individual who has successfully passed our advanced skills examination.

Each CSWP has proven their ability to design and analyze parametric parts and mo veable assemblies using a variety of complex features in SolidWorks software. Recommended Training Courses: SolidWorks Essentials, SolidWorks Drawings, Advanced Part Modeling, and Advanced Assembly Modeling. The current release of the CSWP Exam has been broken down into three seperate se gments. This new system means you no longer have to set aside a block of time t o take the entire exam in one sitting. The segmented exam allows you to take ea ch segment at any time, and in any order, and if you choose you can take all thr ee in a row. Once you pass a segment, you will not have to take it again. If y ou fail a segment, you will be able to purchase just that segment and take it ag ain. Once all three segments have been successfully completed, you will automat ically receive your CSWP Certification. Exam Length: 3 hours 30 minutes (All segments total) Minimum Passing grade: 75% in each segment Re-test Policy: There is a minimum 14 day waiting period between every attempt of the same CSWP Segment exam. Also, an exam credit for that CSWP Segment must b e purchased for each exam attempt. All candidates receive electronic certificates, business card logos, and persona l listing on CSWP directory* when they pass. Exam features hands-on challenges in these areas: Segment 1: (90 Minutes) Creating a part from a drawing Using linked dimensions and equations to aid in modeling Using equations to relate dimensions Updating parameters and dimension sizes Mass property analysis Modifying geometry on initial part to create a more complex part

Segment 2: (40 Minutes) Creating configurations from other configurations Changing configurations Mass properties Changing features of an existing SolidWorks part Creation and modification of a Design Table in an existing part Note: Excel should be installed on the computer you are running SolidWorks to en sure that your Design Table functionality works properly for the exam. Segment 3: (80 Minutes) Creating an assembly Adding parts to an assembly

Doing collision detection when moving a part in an assembly Mates Replacing a part with another part in an assembly Creating a coordinate system Using a coordinate system to perform mass properties analysis

Standard SolidWorks tools that may be covered in the exam include: Sketch entities - lines, rectangles, circles, arcs, ellipses, centerlines Sketch tools - offset, convert, trim Sketch relations Boss and cut features - extrudes, revolves, sweeps, lofts Fillets and chamfers Draft Shell Hole Wizard Linear, circular, and fill patterns Linked dimensions Equations Mirror Dimensions Feature conditions start and end Multi-body parts Rib Feature scope Mass properties Move/Delete face Materials Restraints Inserting components - new and existing Standard mates and advanced mates Reference geometry planes, axis, mate references In-context features Interference detection Suppression states Move/Rotate component Assembly features Collision detection in an assembly External references Design tables Dimensions and model items

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