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SOLIDWORKS Surface Modeling

Prerequisites: SOLIDWORKS Essentials or Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA) and Advanced Part Modeling

Description: Surface Modeling teaches you how to build freeform shapes using the surfacing commands in SOLIDWORKS.

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Windows® 7
Use of Color
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Lesson 1: Understanding Surfaces
Solids and Surfaces
Working with Surface Bodies
Why Use Surfaces?
Continuity Explained
Workflow with Surfaces

Lesson 2: Introduction to Surfacing
Similarities Between Solid and Surface Modeling
Basic Surfacing

Lesson 3: Solid-Surface Hybrid Modeling
Hybrid Modeling
Using Surfaces to Modify Solids
Interchanging Between Solids and Surfaces
Performance Implications
Surfaces as Construction Geometry
Alternative to Trim, Knit, and Thicken
Making Copies of Faces

Lesson 4: Repairing and Editing Imported Geometry
Importing Data
Repairing and Editing Imported Geometry

Lesson 5: Advanced Surface Modeling
Stages in the Process
Ruled Surfaces
Lofting Surfaces
Modeling the Lower Half
Design Changes

Lesson 6: Blends and Patches
Complex Blends
Smoothing Patches
Boundary Surface
Freeform Feature
Corner Blends

Lesson 7: Master Model Techniques
Introduction to Master Models
Surface Master Model Technique
Working with a Solid Master Model
Specialized Features for Plastic Parts