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SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematic Course

Prerequisites: Basic experience with the SOLIDWORKS software and the Windows operating system

Description: The goal of this course is to teach you how to use SOLIDWORKS Electrical to optimize your drawings and designs for manufacturability so you can maximize quality, avoid rework and decrease time to market. This course is focused on 2D Schematic Design.

This course will cover:

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Lesson 1: Project Templates
Stages in the Process.
Starting SOLIDWORKS Electrical
What are Projects?
Project Templates
How is a Project Structured?
Stages in the Process

Lesson 2: Modifying Project Templates
What are Environments?
Stages in the Process
Draw Multiple Wires

Lesson 3: Drawing Types
What are Drawing Types?
Stages in the Process
Existing and Archived Projects
Line Diagram Symbols
Adding Cables
Stages in the Process
Symbols Panel
Schematic Symbols
Symbol Properties

Lesson 4: Symbols and Components
What is a component?
Stages in the Process
Symbol Component Association

Lesson 5: Manufacturers Parts
What are Manufacturers Parts?
Stages in the Process
Finding Manufacturer Parts

Lesson 6: Wires and Equipotentials
Equipotentials and Wires
Stages in the Process
Wire Style Manager
Replacing Wires
Equipotential Numbering Results
Wire Numbering Results
Using Nodal Indicators

Lesson 7: Cabling
What is Cabling?
Stages in the Process
Detailed Cabling
Terminal Strip
Pin to Pin Connections
Copy and Paste

Lesson 8: Symbol Creation
Symbols and Standards
Stages in the Process
Symbols Manager
Symbol Properties
Circuits, Terminals, Types
Multiple Attribute
Splitting Attribute Data
Add to Library
Copy, Paste Symbol

Lesson 9: Macros
What are Macros?
Stages in the Process
Creating and Adding Macros

Lesson 10: Cross Referencing
What is Cross Referencing?
Stages in the Process

Lesson 11: Managing Origin-Destination Arrows
What are Origin-Destination Arrows?
Stages in the Process
Origin-Destination Arrows

Lesson 12: Dynamic Programmable Logic Control
What is a PLC?
Stages in the Process
Adding a New Scheme
Adding a PLC Mark
Inserting a PLC
Editing a PLC

Lesson 13: Automated Programmable Logic Control
How are PLCs Automated?
Stages in the Process
PLC Mark, Part
IO Manager

Lesson 14: Connectors
Stages in the Process
Insert Connector
Connector Insertion

Lesson 15:  2D Cabinet Layouts
What are 2D Cabinet Layouts?
Stages in the Process

Lesson 16: Design Rule Checks
What are Design Rule Checks?
Stages in the Process
Unconnected Pins
Equipotential Conflicts
Max. Terminal Wires
Duplicated Parent Symbols
Child Symbols without Parent
Empty Terminal Strip
Duplicated Terminals

Lesson 17: Reports
What are Reports?
Stages in the Process
Report Templates
Report Columns
Column Formula
SQL Query Column Variable
Sort and Break