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solidworks 3d cad training course


Prerequisites: SOLIDWORKS Essentials or Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA)

Description: This course expands on the drawing topics that are introduced in Essentials. You will learn how to take advantage of more advanced drawing tools while creating drawings of SOLIDWORKS parts and assemblies.

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The topics covered in this course are:

About This Course
Windows 7
Use of Color

Lesson 1: Drawing Sheets and Views
Sheets and Formats
Drawing Views
Sketching in Drawing Views
View Settings
Centermarks and Centerlines
Model Edges in the View

Lesson 2: Dimensions
Manipulating Dimensions
Dimension Properties

Lesson 3: Annotations
Adding Annotations
Annotation Types

Lesson 4: Assembly Drawing Views
Creating Views of Assemblies

Lesson 5: Sheet Formats and Templates
Drawing Templates
Properties in the Template
User Defined Properties
Customizing a Sheet Format
Define Title Block
Updating Sheet Formats

Lesson 6: Bill of Materials and Tables
Creating and Managing a Bill of Materials
The Bill of Materials
Adding a BOM
Modifying the BOM
Tabulated Bill of Materials
Tables in the Drawing

Lesson 7: Performance and Display Issues
Large Assembly Mode
Lightweight Drawings
Detached Drawings
Display Issues in Drawing Views

Lesson 8: Drawing References and Comparison
Reusing a Drawing File
Changing Drawing References
Using DrawCompare
SOLIDWORKS Design Checker

Appendix A: Preparations for Detailing