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Advanced SolidWorks 2013

Video Description

In this Advanced SolidWorks training course, trainer Matt Lombard takes you beyond the basic techniques and tools in SolidWorks 2013 and shows you how to take your SolidWorks skills to the next level. This tutorial is designed for users that already have a basic understanding of SolidWorks, or have already taken the Learning SolidWorks 2013 course from Infinite Skills.
Matt starts right into this advanced training tutorial with a look at multi-body modeling. Next, the training continues on with an introduction to surfacing and once you have the basics down pat, you continue with surfacing complex shapes. Some of the other topics that Matt covers in this tutorial video include; working with solids and surfaces, master model techniques, using plate cams, gear mates, universal joint mates and other advanced mates. You will also learn about using assembly tools, file management and using top down design.
Once you have completed this advanced SolidWorks 2013 computer based video training course, you will have an in-depth understanding of SolidWorks, and how to use this software to create amazing 3D mechanical models. You will have practical experience in applying these techniques to real live 3D models within SolidWorks through the working files included from the author.

Table of Contents

  1. Advanced Multi-Body
    1. Getting Started With Templates And Working Files 00:02:36
    2. Introduction To Multi-Body Modelling 00:05:14
    3. Dividing Solid Bodies 00:05:14
    4. Using The Intersect Tool 00:10:33
    5. Feature Scope 00:08:23
    6. Patterning And Moving Solid Bodies 00:07:55
    7. Advantages And Limitations Of Multi-Bodies 00:04:55
    8. Preferred System Settings 00:07:49
  2. Surfacing Primer
    1. Why You Need Surface Modelling 00:05:39
    2. Making A Solid From Surface Features 00:05:24
    3. Boundary Surface In The Helmet Model 00:06:36
    4. Getting Started On The Helmet 00:12:15
    5. Ridges And Vents 00:11:12
    6. Adding Side Vents 00:05:37
    7. More Front Vents 00:05:47
    8. Adding Ridges 00:08:14
    9. Face Shield And Mirroring 00:06:02
  3. Complex Shapes And Surfacing
    1. Interpolated Geometry 00:09:49
    2. Controlling And Evaluating Splines 00:04:15
    3. Making Smooth Splines 00:10:52
    4. Creating Spark Plug Wires 00:12:01
    5. Advanced Sketch Entities 00:09:40
    6. Curve Features 00:06:31
    7. Projected Curves 00:08:42
    8. Reference Point And Equation Driven Curves 00:04:37
    9. Intersection And Face Curves 00:05:08
  4. Working With Solids And Surfaces
    1. Working Between Solids And Surfaces 00:10:49
    2. Cut With Surface And Replace Face 00:06:00
    3. Fill Surface To Replace A Face 00:03:22
    4. Using the Freeform Feature 00:05:14
    5. Using Delete Face Options 00:08:11
  5. Advanced Solid Features
    1. Indent Feature 00:05:50
    2. Using The Wrap Feature 00:09:48
    3. Using The Flex Feature 00:05:16
    4. Dome And Shape Features 00:05:05
    5. Variable Radius Fillets 00:11:46
    6. Hold Lines And Full Rounds 00:05:50
    7. Setback Fillet 00:06:38
    8. Constant Width And Edge Selection 00:08:09
  6. Master Model Techniques
    1. Introduction To Layouts And Master Model 00:03:59
    2. Splitting The Mouse 00:08:57
    3. Splitting Bodies Into Parts 00:03:59
    4. Save Bodies 00:03:13
    5. Insert Into New Part 00:05:06
    6. Insert Part 00:05:51
    7. Experimenting With Intersect 00:08:33
    8. Layouts And Assembly Sketches 00:04:46
  7. Advanced Mates
    1. Width And Symmetry Mates 00:05:09
    2. Plate Cams 00:09:04
    3. Barrel Cam 00:07:08
    4. Gear Mates 00:04:46
    5. Rack And Pinion And Linear Coupler 00:05:16
    6. Hinge And Screw Mates 00:03:19
    7. Universal Joint Mate 00:02:03
    8. Mate References 00:04:38
    9. Lock, Fix, And In-Place Mates 00:06:04
    10. Assembling Block And Crankshaft 00:07:46
    11. Piston Sub-Assembly 00:08:17
    12. Second Piston Assembly 00:03:23
    13. Cylinder Head And Rocker Assembly 00:09:31
    14. Rocker, Valve, And Gears 00:07:14
  8. Assembly Tools
    1. Placing Parts Without Mates 00:06:01
    2. Interference Detection 00:05:29
    3. Collision Detection 00:03:20
    4. SolidWorks AssemblyXpert and RX 00:06:07
    5. De-Feature Parts And Assemblies 00:10:01
    6. Sensors 00:07:30
    7. Advanced Selection Methods 00:04:08
    8. Animation And Movies 00:09:14
  9. File Management
    1. Lightweight, Hidden, Suppressed, And Resolved Files 00:04:20
    2. Copying And Finding Referenced Documents 00:05:46
    3. SolidWorks Explorer And References 00:05:10
    4. Virtual Components 00:04:22
  10. Top Down Design
    1. In Context Relationships 00:06:34
    2. Creating A Mould From Layout Sketches 00:05:51
    3. Workflow For Creating New Assemblies With In-Context Parts 00:06:53
    4. Assembly Holes Driven By Layouts 00:07:27
    5. Break, Lock, and Remove External Relations 00:06:22
  11. Advanced Assemblies
    1. Copy With Mates 00:03:53
    2. Assembly Features 00:05:04
    3. Component Patterns 00:06:56
    4. Assembly Configurations 00:11:21
    5. Display States 00:03:39
    6. Large Assembly Mode 00:08:58
    7. Speedpak And Mark Or Purge Configuration Data 00:06:35
  12. Conclusion
    1. Summary 00:02:01
    2. About The Author 00:01:31