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Length: 2 days

Prerequisites: SOLIDWORKS Essentials

Description: Routing - Piping and Tubing explains how to create, edit and manage Piping and Tubing routes, from the critical routing components and their design requirements to the sub-assemblies that contain the routes.

The topics covered in this course are:

Fundamentals of Routing

  • What is Routing?
  • Routing Setup
  • General Routing Settings

Piping Routes

  • Piping Routes
  • Pipes and Piping Components
  • Routing Templates
  • Creating a Piping Route
  • Auto Route
  • Using Routing Components with Auto Route
  • Editing a Route
  • Drag and Drop a Component
  • Creating Custom Components
  • Interferences and Clearances

Tubing Routes

  • Tubing Routes
  • Tubes and Tubing Components
  • Flexible Tubing with Auto Route
  • Orthogonal Tubing Routes with Auto Route
  • Bend and Spline Errors
  • Starting a Tube Route On the Fly
  • Tubing Drawings

Piping and Tubing Changes

  • Piping and Tubing Changes
  • Pipe Penetrations
  • Flange to Flange Connections
  • Copying Routes
  • Editing Piping Routes
  • Editing for Obstructions
  • Piping Drawings

Pipe and Tube Routing Components

  • Routing Library Parts
  • Libraries
  • Creating Routing Library Parts
  • Pipe and Tube Parts
  • Pipe Parts
  • Fitting Parts
  • Routing Functionality Points
  • Elbow Parts
  • Tube Parts
  • Multi-Body Components
  • Equipment
  • Assembly Fittings

Using P&ID Files

  • Piping and Instrumentation
  • Adding a Pipe
  • Pipe with Multiple Lines
  • Pipes with In-line Fittings
  • Process Drawings

Piping Skids

  • Piping Skids
  • Grid System Feature
  • Weldments
  • Walk-through Animations
  • Avatar Paths

Using SolidWorks Content

  • Using SOLIDWORKS Content
  • Creating a Routing Settings File

Review Section

  • Review of Configurations
  • A Note About File References
  • Design Tables
  • Review of Top Down Design
  • Editing Options
  • Review of Design Library Task Pane
  • Review of 3D Sketching

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