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Length: 2 days

Description: The SOLIDWORKS Electrical course teaches you how to optimize your drawings and designs for manufacturability so you can maximize quality, avoid rework and decrease time to market. It will cover both SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2D and SOLIDWORKS Electrical 3D.

The topics covered in this course are:

SOLIDWORKS Electrical - 2D


  • About This Course
  • Use of Color


  • SOLIDWORKS Electrical
  • Starting SOLIDWORKS Electrical
  • What are Projects?
  • Creating a New Project
  • Project Overview
  • Locations
  • Zooming and Scrolling

Single Line Diagrams

  • What is a Single Line Diagram?
  • Existing and Archived Projects
  • Line Diagram Symbols
  • Adding Cables
  • Drawing Tools


  • What is Detailed Cabling?
  • Cables
  • Detailed Cabling
  • Adding Manufacturer Parts
  • Terminal Strip
  • Pin to Pin Connections
  • Copy and Paste

Creating Schematics

  • What is a Schematic?
  • Draw Multiple Wires
  • Schematic Symbols
  • Symbol Properties
  • Creating New Symbols

Cross Referencing the Single Line Diagram

  • Adding Cross References to the Single Line Diagram
  • Cross Referencing Drawings
  • Inserting Multiple Terminals
  • Location Outlines

Control Drawings

  • What are Control Drawings?
  • Stages in the Process
  • Drawing Single Wires
  • The Cross Reference List
  • Using Functions
  • Inserting Single Terminals
  • Function Outlines
  • Updating the Catalog

Managing Origin-Destination Arrows

  • What are Origin-Destination Arrows?
  • Replacing Wires
  • Origin-Destination Arrows

Programmable Logic Controllers

  • What is a PLC?
  • Stages in the Process
  • Adding a New Scheme
  • Adding a PLC Mark
  • Inserting a PLC
  • Editing a PLC


  • What are Macros?
  • Creating and Adding Macros

Editing the PLC Drawing

  • Stages in the Process
  • Associate Cable Cores
  • Adding a Part Manually
  • Assigning a Part
  • Wire Style Manager
  • Numbering Wires
  • Assigning Parts to Other Objects


  • What are Reports?
  • Report Manager
  • Drawing Terminal Strips

SOLIDWORKS Electrical - 3D


  • About This Course
  • Use of Color

Adding a Cabinet

  • Unarchiving a Project
  • SOLIDWORKS Cabinet Layout
  • Insert Component
  • Inserting Rails
  • Inserting Ducts

Inserting Components in the Cabinet

  • Inserting Electrical Components
  • Converting to an Electrical Component
  • Inserting Terminals

Adding Door Components

  • Smart Components
  • Inserting Smart Features

Propagating 2D Changes to 3D

  • Changes in SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2D
  • Changes at the Assembly Level

Routing Wires

  • Routing Path
  • Route Wires

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2005 W. Cypress Creek Road
Suite 105
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309