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Learning Path: SolidWorks for Hardware Creators

Video Description

SolidWorks offers a suite of drawing and design software to cover all aspects of the product development process. This Learning Path will teach you how to create realistic 2 and 3D shapes and images, beginning with an overview of SolidWorks and moving to more advanced techniques for modeling your hardware ideas.

Table of Contents

  1. SolidWorks 2015, by Dean Kerste
    1. 1.01 Introduction To SolidWorks 2015 00:02:42
    2. 1.02 About The Author 00:02:06
    3. 1.03 What Is New In SolidWorks 2015 00:01:48
    4. 1.04 What You Will Learn 00:05:26
    5. 1.05 User Interface 00:07:07
    6. 1.06 How To Access Your Working Files 00:01:15
    7. 2.01 Sketching Overview 00:04:18
    8. 2.02 The Sketching Environment 00:03:45
    9. 2.03 Lines 00:05:38
    10. 2.04 Rectangles 00:03:46
    11. 2.05 Circles And Arcs 00:03:43
    12. 2.06 Automatic Relations 00:03:53
    13. 2.07 Manually Adding Relations 00:05:57
    14. 2.08 Smart Dimensions 00:04:40
    15. 2.09 Numeric Sketch Input 00:03:34
    16. 2.10 Fully Defined Sketches 00:02:39
    17. 2.11 Over Defined Sketches 00:04:21
    18. 2.12 Construction Geometry 00:02:54
    19. 2.13 Testing Your Sketching Skills 00:07:53
    20. 3.01 Polygons 00:02:24
    21. 3.02 Slots 00:03:44
    22. 3.03 Fillets 00:03:04
    23. 3.04 Chamfers 00:02:43
    24. 3.05 Trim And Extend 00:03:29
    25. 3.06 Offset Entities 00:02:38
    26. 3.07 Convert Entities 00:02:54
    27. 3.08 Mirror Entities 00:02:04
    28. 3.09 Sketch Patterns 00:05:30
    29. 3.10 Move, Copy, Rotate, Scale, And Stretch Entities 00:05:10
    30. 3.11 Copy And Paste Sketch Geometry 00:02:53
    31. 3.12 Text 00:03:05
    32. 3.13 Sketching On Faces 00:02:45
    33. 3.14 Repair Sketch 00:02:55
    34. 3.15 Rapid Sketch 00:03:00
    35. 4.01 Features Overview 00:02:55
    36. 4.02 The Features Environment 00:03:04
    37. 4.03 Extruded Boss And Base 00:04:49
    38. 4.04 Extruded Cut 00:04:09
    39. 4.05 Fillets 00:05:41
    40. 4.06 Chamfers 00:04:00
    41. 4.07 Revolved Boss And Base 00:05:09
    42. 4.08 Revolved Cut 00:01:52
    43. 4.09 Shell 00:03:43
    44. 4.10 Sweep Boss And Base 00:04:04
    45. 4.11 Lofted Boss And Base 00:06:20
    46. 4.12 Mirror 00:02:25
    47. 4.13 Testing Your Skills - Basic Features - Part 1 00:07:15
    48. 4.14 Testing Your Skills - Basic Features - Part 2 00:09:25
    49. 4.15 Testing Your Skills - Basic Features - Part 3 00:06:54
    50. 5.01 Linear Pattern 00:05:45
    51. 5.02 Circular Pattern 00:03:01
    52. 5.03 Curve Driven Pattern 00:04:42
    53. 5.04 Sketch Driven Pattern 00:02:43
    54. 5.05 Fill Patterns 00:05:37
    55. 5.06 Ribs 00:05:41
    56. 5.07 Hole Wizard 00:05:59
    57. 5.08 Reference Planes 00:06:28
    58. 5.09 Reference Axes 00:02:14
    59. 5.10 Reference Coordinate System< 00:03:32
    60. 6.01 Where To Begin 00:03:45
    61. 6.02 Selecting A Plane 00:02:56
    62. 6.03 Design Intent 00:05:29
    63. 6.04 Feature Manager Design Tree 00:03:56
    64. 6.05 Parent And Child Relationships 00:04:06
    65. 6.06 Editing Parts 00:03:12
    66. 6.07 Instant 3D 00:03:01
    67. 6.08 Material 00:04:24
    68. 6.09 Measure Tool 00:03:59
    69. 6.10 Mass Properties 00:03:15
    70. 7.01 Assembly Overview 00:01:16
    71. 7.02 The Assembly Environment 00:02:57
    72. 7.03 Feature Manager Tree 00:01:53
    73. 7.04 Inserting Components 00:02:30
    74. 7.05 Positioning Parts 00:03:58
    75. 7.06 Hide And Show Components 00:03:12
    76. 7.07 Mates Overview 00:04:47
    77. 7.08 Coincident Mate 00:04:25
    78. 7.09 Parallel Mate 00:02:20
    79. 7.10 Perpendicular Mate 00:02:39
    80. 7.11 Tangent Mate 00:02:09
    81. 7.12 Concentric Mate 00:02:52
    82. 8.01 Distance Mate 00:01:38
    83. 8.02 Angle Mate 00:04:38
    84. 8.03 Width Mate - Part 1 00:03:30
    85. 8.04 Width Mate - Part 2 00:02:13
    86. 8.05 Mate To Center 00:01:20
    87. 8.06 Smart Mates 00:03:48
    88. 8.07 Interference Detection 00:03:24
    89. 8.08 Collision Detection 00:03:17
    90. 8.09 Dynamic Clearance 00:02:25
    91. 8.10 Testing Your Skills - Assemblies - Part 1 00:07:56
    92. 8.11 Testing Your Skills - Assemblies - Part 2 00:07:37
    93. 9.01 Drawing Overview 00:03:38
    94. 9.02 The Drawing Environment 00:05:17
    95. 9.03 Model View 00:05:37
    96. 9.04 Standard 3 View 00:04:48
    97. 9.05 Projected View 00:01:47
    98. 9.06 Auxiliary View 00:03:18
    99. 9.07 Section View 00:08:08
    100. 9.08 Detail View 00:05:03
    101. 9.09 Broken-Out Section 00:03:09
    102. 9.10 Break 00:04:56
    103. 9.11 Crop View 00:02:30
    104. 9.12 Alternate Position View 00:03:20
    105. 9.13 View Alignment 00:01:42
    106. 9.14 Scale 00:02:13
    107. 10.01 Dimension Overview 00:03:19
    108. 10.02 Driving Dimensions 00:07:01
    109. 10.03 Driven Dimensions 00:04:17
    110. 10.04 Dimension Format 00:03:25
    111. 10.05 Center Marks 00:02:13
    112. 10.06 Center Lines 00:03:03
    113. 10.07 Notes 00:07:18
    114. 10.08 Bill of Materials 00:02:56
    115. 10.09 Balloons 00:03:29
    116. 10.10 Drawing Templates 00:03:30
    117. 10.11 Drawing Zones 00:03:52
    118. 11.01 What We Learned 00:03:28
  2. Learning SolidWorks 2015 - Drawing Tools, by Dean Kerste
    1. Introduction 00:02:14
    2. About The Author 00:02:32
    3. What You Will Learn 00:02:22
    4. How To Access Your Working Files 00:01:15
    5. Drawing Overview 00:03:22
    6. The Drawing Environment 00:04:38
    7. Model View 00:05:37
    8. Standard 3 View 00:04:48
    9. Projected View 00:01:47
    10. Auxiliary View 00:03:18
    11. Section View 00:08:08
    12. Assembly Section View 00:03:29
    13. Detail View 00:05:03
    14. Broken-Out Section 00:03:09
    15. Break 00:04:49
    16. Crop View 00:02:30
    17. Alternate Position View 00:03:20
    18. Exploded Views 00:02:55
    19. View Alignment 00:01:42
    20. Scale 00:02:13
    21. Dimension Overview 00:03:14
    22. Driving Dimensions 00:07:01
    23. Driven Dimensions 00:04:17
    24. Dimension Format 00:03:25
    25. Ordinate Dimensions 00:02:40
    26. Baseline Dimensions 00:02:15
    27. Center Marks 00:02:13
    28. Centerlines 00:01:57
    29. Notes 00:04:51
    30. Balloons 00:03:28
    31. Surface Finish 00:03:10
    32. Weld Symbol 00:03:25
    33. Hole Callout 00:04:29
    34. Datum - Feature Symbol 00:04:11
    35. Datum - Target Symbol 00:05:15
    36. Geometric Tolerance 00:05:07
    37. Bill Of Materials - Part 1 00:02:56
    38. Bill Of Materials - Part 2 00:06:21
    39. Bill Of Materials - Linking 00:04:33
    40. General Table 00:03:11
    41. Hole Table 00:05:08
    42. Revision Table 00:03:40
    43. Revision Cloud And Revision Symbol 00:02:01
    44. Drawing Templates 00:03:30
    45. Drawing Zones 00:03:52
    46. Custom Sheet Formats 00:03:25
    47. Custom Properties 00:03:45
    48. Recommended Preparation 00:03:21
    49. Getting Ready 00:04:36
    50. Exam Strategies 00:04:16
    51. Practice Exam 00:02:42
    52. Wrap-Up 00:01:35
  3. SolidWorks - Surfacing, by Matt Perez
    1. What You Should Expect From The Video 00:00:31
    2. Setting Up Your Command Manager 00:07:01
    3. Inserting A Sketch Picture 00:03:49
    4. Creating A Plan Of Attack 00:04:23
    5. Drawing The Steering Wheel Base 00:06:06
    6. Creating The Airbag - Part 1 00:06:31
    7. Creating The Airbag - Part 2 00:07:54
    8. Creating The Airbag - Part 3 00:08:27
    9. Creating The Airbag - Part 4 00:05:21
    10. Ferrari Emblem - Part 1 00:06:47
    11. Ferrari Emblem - Part 2 00:03:02
    12. Embossing SRS Airbag 00:02:52
    13. Center Control Buttons 00:05:51
    14. Control Button Illumination 00:02:43
    15. Control Button Decals 00:03:10
    16. Creating The Base Shape Upper Wheel 00:06:26
    17. Creating The Tachometer 00:05:01
    18. Sweeping The Base Shape Lower Wheel 00:02:54
    19. Creating The Spoke 00:07:03
    20. Blending 00:05:42
    21. Creating The Base Shape 00:01:59
    22. Starting Detail On Steering Wheel Hand Grip 00:04:37
    23. Starting To Blend Shapes - Part 1 00:04:53
    24. Starting To Blend Shapes - Part 2 00:07:25
    25. Finish Blending Shapes 00:06:25
    26. Thumb Depression Area 00:06:00
    27. Turn Signal Button 00:05:26
    28. Clean Up And Organize 00:04:32
    29. Adding Materials 00:06:18
    30. Setting Up A Scene 00:06:58
    31. Rendering The Model 00:05:11
    32. Wrapping Up 00:00:41
    33. About The Author 00:00:40
  4. SolidWorks - Molded Part Design, by Matt Perez
    1. What You Should Expect From This Course 00:00:44
    2. About The Author 00:00:45
    3. How To Access Your Working Files 00:01:15
    4. Setting Up Your Command Manager And Toolbars 00:02:30
    5. Design Guidelines 00:07:20
    6. Setting Up A Template 00:09:19
    7. Extruded Draft - Thin Feature 00:03:49
    8. Extruded Draft - Shell 00:01:35
    9. Extrude Draft Feature 00:07:09
    10. Extrude Surface Draft 00:02:42
    11. Fillets And Draft 00:05:31
    12. Thicken Vs. Shell 00:04:45
    13. Screw Boss - Part 1 00:08:22
    14. Screw Boss - Part 2 00:06:26
    15. Locating Pin 00:08:31
    16. Lip And Groove - Part 1 00:09:01
    17. Lip And Groove - Part 2 00:09:15
    18. Snap Latch - Part 1 00:05:10
    19. Snap Latch - Part 2 00:09:59
    20. Living Hinge 00:05:28
    21. Slides - Part 1 00:08:23
    22. Slides - Part 2 00:08:31
    23. Separate Fastening Features 00:02:48
    24. Ribs 00:03:39
    25. Vents 00:04:24
    26. Molded Inserts 00:06:23
    27. Hinges 00:02:36
    28. Base Shape Design - Part 1 00:06:20
    29. Base Shape Design - Part 2 00:05:57
    30. Curvature And Adding Features 00:03:08
    31. Straight Pull Molds 00:06:27
    32. Side Pull 00:02:25
    33. Fillets 00:04:52
    34. Blends 00:09:21
    35. Move Face 00:03:31
    36. Wall Thickness Issues 00:03:15
    37. Draft Analysis 00:01:22
    38. Parting Line Analysis 00:01:30
    39. Undercut Analysis 00:02:28
    40. Thickness Analysis 00:03:20
    41. Base Shape Creation - TV Remote 00:09:11
    42. Split And Shell 00:04:22
    43. Lip And Groove 00:06:22
    44. Fastening Features 00:09:38
    45. Save Bodies 00:07:25
    46. Detail Work - Part 1 00:06:42
    47. Detail Work - Part 2 00:10:22
    48. Part Analysis 00:06:48
    49. Finishing Touches 00:06:25
    50. Conclusion 00:01:47