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Length: 2 days

Prerequisites: SOLIDWORKS Essentials

Description: Assembly Modeling teaches you how to maximize your use of the assembly modeling capabilities of SOLIDWORKS mechanical design automation software.

The topics covered in this course are:

  • Top-Down Assembly Modeling
  • Top-Down Assembly Modeling
  • Stages in the Process
  • Building Virtual Parts
  • Building Parts in an Assembly
  • In-Context Features
  • Propagating Changes
  • Saving Virtual Parts as External
  • External References
  • Breaking External References
  • Removing External References

Assembly Features and Smart Festeners

  • Assembly Features and Smart Fasteners
  • Stages in the Process
  • Assembly Features
  • Smart Fasteners

Advanced Mate Techniques

  • Advanced Mates
  • Adding Mate References
  • Design Library Parts
  • Capture Mate References
  • Smart Components
  • Advanced and Mechanical Mate Types
  • Summary: Inserting and Mating Components
  • Multiple Mate Mode
  • Using Copy with Mates
  • Mate Options
  • Lesson 4: Using Configurations with Assemblies
  • Using Configurations with Assemblies
  • Stages in the Process
  • Component Patterns
  • Configuration Properties
  • Using Configure Component
  • Creating Configurations Manually
  • Configuration Publisher

Display States and Appearances

  • Display States
  • Bulk Selection Tools
  • Advanced Select
  • Envelopes
  • Appearances, Materials and Scenes

Assembly Editing

  • Assembly Editing
  • Key Topics
  • Editing Activities
  • Replacing and Modifying Components
  • Troubleshooting an Assembly
  • Replacing Components Using Save As
  • Mirroring Components
  • Hole Alignment
  • Controlling Dimensions in an Assembly
  • Sensors

Layout-based Assembly Design

  • Layout-based Assembly Design
  • Key Topics
  • Blocks
  • Inserting Blocks
  • Creating a Part from a Block

Large Assemblies

  • Large Assemblies
  • Key Topics
  • Lightweight Components
  • Large Assembly Mode
  • Selective Open with Hide
  • Using Quick View / Selective Open
  • Using SpeedPak
  • Defeature
  • Using Configurations with Large Assemblies
  • Modifying the Structure of an Assembly
  • Assembly Visualization
  • Tips for Faster Assemblies
  • Drawing Considerations

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