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SolidWorks - Surfacing Fundamentals

Video Description

In this SolidWorks Surfacing training video, expert author Matt Perez will show you how to use all of the tools available to you throughout the design process. This course can be used to prepare for the CSWP-Advanced Surfacing exam, and is designed for users that already have a fundamental understanding of the SolidWorks software.

You will start by setting up your environment and learning the basics of sketching splines, conics, and parabolas. From there, you will follow along with Matt as he teachings you about each tool individually. This video tutorial also includes a chapter to prepare you for the CSWP-Advanced Surfacing Exam, which requires you to know the functionality of the tools in SolidWorks.

By the completion of this computer based training video, you will an in-depth understanding of how to use the tools available to you in SolidWorks, and be able to apply this knowledge to the CSWP-Advanced Surfacing exam. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

Download the working files for this course at: http://www.infiniteskills.com/01895

Table of Contents

  1. 01. Introduction
    1. Introduction And About The Author 00:00:52
    2. What You Should Expect 00:00:24
    3. How To Access Your Working Files 00:02:45
  2. 02. Getting Started
    1. Setting Up Your Command Manager And Toolbars 00:01:45
    2. Overview Of A Surface 00:02:04
    3. Explanation Of The Tools Available 00:02:48
    4. Overview Of Sketching Splines 00:08:13
    5. Overview Of Sketching Conics And Parabolas 00:07:31
  3. 03. Basic Surface
    1. Extruded Surface 00:04:19
    2. Revolved Surface 00:03:15
    3. Planar Surface 00:02:39
  4. 04. Swept Surface
    1. Defining Swept Surface Sketches 00:03:29
    2. Guide Curves 00:02:43
    3. Options 00:04:29
    4. Tangency Options 00:02:31
    5. Things To Watch Out For 00:02:57
  5. 05. Lofted Surface
    1. Defining Lofted Surface Sketches 00:03:39
    2. Start And End Constraints And Twist 00:03:18
    3. Guide Curves For Lofted Surfaces 00:05:49
    4. Guide Curve Influence 00:02:26
    5. Center-Line Loft 00:01:45
    6. Drag Sketch 00:02:00
    7. Lofting Between Surfaces 00:02:29
  6. 06. Boundary Surface
    1. Boundary Surface Inputs - 2D 00:03:24
    2. Boundary Surface Inputs - 3D 00:04:19
    3. Boundary Surface Inputs - Projected Curve 00:09:38
    4. Boundary Surface Inputs - Edges 00:02:56
    5. Display Options For Boundary Surface 00:03:11
  7. 07. Filled Surface
    1. New Surface Vs. Patching A Surface 00:03:32
    2. Helper Surfaces And Why They Are Useful 00:02:07
    3. Filled Surface Sketch Inputs 00:02:39
    4. Sketch And Edge Inputs 00:02:00
    5. Constraint Curves 00:02:02
    6. Filled Surface Options 00:04:56
  8. 08. Freeform
    1. Edge Continuity 00:04:06
    2. Control Curves - Part 1 00:05:27
    3. Control Curves - Part 2 00:01:14
    4. Control Points 00:03:00
    5. Freeform Display Options 00:03:15
    6. Using A Sketch With Control Points 00:02:09
  9. 09. Planar Surface
    1. Planar Surface Sketch Inputs 00:01:05
    2. Edge Inputs 00:00:46
  10. 10. Offset Surface
    1. Offset Surface Creation 00:04:34
  11. 11. Ruled Surface
    1. Tangent To Surface 00:01:13
    2. Normal To Surface 00:01:30
    3. Tapered To Vector 00:02:25
    4. Perpendicular To Vector 00:01:21
    5. Sweep 00:01:32
    6. Ruled Surface Options 00:02:23
  12. 12. Delete And Replace Face
    1. Delete Face Options 00:05:13
    2. Replace Face 00:01:22
  13. 13. Extend Surface
    1. End Conditions 00:01:00
    2. Extension Types 00:01:57
  14. 14. Trim Surface
    1. Standard Trim 00:01:47
    2. Mutual Trim 00:01:20
    3. Surface Split Options 00:02:52
  15. 15. Untrim Surface
    1. Untrim Command 00:05:07
  16. 16. Knit Surface
    1. Knit Command 00:03:54
  17. 17. Thicken
    1. Thicken Command 00:06:35
  18. 18. Thickened Cut And Cut With A Surface
    1. Thickened Cut With A Solid 00:02:11
    2. Cut With A Surface 00:02:31
    3. Benefits of Thickened Cut And Cut With A Surface Commands 00:02:34
  19. 19. Conic Fillets
    1. Conic Fillets 00:06:59
  20. 20. Surface Certification Preparation
    1. Recommended Preparation 00:04:15
    2. Getting Ready For The Exam 00:03:03
    3. Exam Strategies 00:03:19
    4. Practice Exam 00:04:21