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SolidWorks 2012 Advanced

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  • Copyright 2014
  • Edition: 1st
  • Downloadable Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-359808-X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-359808-7

In this advanced training course for SolidWorks 2012, expert author Matt Lombard expands on his popular "Learning SolidWorks 2012" tutorial to get more in-depth with the features and tools in SolidWorks. This video tutorial is built for advanced SolidWorks users; beginners should start with the Learning SolidWorks 2012 training course first.
Matt wastes no time at all in this software training course, and jumps in feet first to cover the advanced Multibody topic. He continues on with working with surfaces, complex shapes, advanced solids, in-depth model techniques, mates, assembly tools file management techniques, and finishes off with advanced assemblies.
Once you have completed this training video course, you will be familiar with advanced tools and techniques that are available to you in SolidWorks 2012. The author has included extensive working files to allow you to follow along with the same materials he is using throughout the tutorial.

Total Time: 8.75 hours

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Table of Contents

01. Advanced Multibody
    0101 Multiple Bodies
    0102 Body Folders And Display Properties
    0103 Feature Scope And Combine
    0104 Using The Split Feature
    0105 Patterning And Positioning Bodies
    0106 Boolean Operations - Combine Feature
    0107 Advantages And Limitations Of Multibody Parts
02. Surfacing Primer
    0201 Why You Need Surfaces
    0202 Making A Solid From A Surface
    0203 Starting The Helmet With A Boundary Surface
    0204 Trimming With Sketches And Renaming Features
    0205 Four Sided Boundaries And Degenerate Points
    0206 Ruled Surfaces And Mutual Trim
    0207 Creating The Jaw Vents
    0208 Extrude Surface Special Function
    0209 Adding Ridges
    0210 Mirroring And More Ruled Surfaces
03. Complex Shapes And Surfacing
    0301 Interpolated Geometry
    0302 Evaluating And Controlling Splines
    0303 Creating Smooth Splines
    0304 Creating A Flat Wire From A 3D Sketch
    0305 Creating Hoses And Spark Plug Wires
    0306 3D Splines In The Helmet
    0307 Projected Curves
    0308 XYZ And Reference Point Curves
    0309 Equation, Intersection, And Face Curves
04. Working With Solids And Surfaces
    0401 Working Between Solids And Surfaces
    0402 Cut With Surface And Replace Face
    0403 Using Fill To Replace A Face
    0404 Using Freeform
    0405 Delete Face And Delete Hole
05. Advanced Solid Features
    0501 Creating An Indent Feature
    0502 Using The Wrap Feature
    0503 Flex
    0504 Dome And Shape
    0505 Arc-Spline Fillets And Full Round
    0506 Face Fillets
    0507 Setback Fillet
    0508 FilletXpert And Selection Methods
06. Master Model Techniques
    0601 2D And 3D Layouts
    0602 Splitting Bodies Into An Assembly
    0603 Save Bodies
    0604 Insert Part
    0605 Insert Into New Part And Summary
    0606 File Management For Split Bodies
07. Advanced Mates
    0701 Symmetry And Width Mates
    0702 Cam And Path Mates - Part 1
    0703 Cam And Path Mates - Part 2
    0704 Gear Mate
    0705 Rack & Pinion And Linear Coupler Mates
    0706 Hinge And Screw Mates
    0707 Universal Joint Mate
    0708 Multi-Mate Mode And Mate Settings
    0709 Mate References
    0710 Lock, Fix, And In-Place Mates
    0711 Assembling The Engine - Crankshaft
    0712 Assembling The Engine -Pistons
    0713 Assembling The Engine - Valve Train
08. Assembly Tools
    0801 Placing Parts Without Mates
    0802 Interferences
    0803 AssemblyXpert And SolidWorks RX
    0804 Defeature For Parts And Assemblies
    0805 Sensors
    0806 Advanced Selection Techniques
    0807 Motion And Animation
09. File Management
    0901 Changing File Names
    0902 Replacing Parts And Mate Entities
    0903 Copying An Assembly
    0904 Pack And Go
    0905 Virtual Components
10. Top-Down Design
    1001 In-Context Or Top Down Modelling
    1002 Layout Sketches
    1003 External References Summary
    1004 Lock, Break And Remove External References
11. Advanced Assemblies
    1101 Copy With Mates
    1102 Assembly Features
    1103 Component Patterns
    1104 Assembly Configurations
    1105 Display States
    1106 Large Assembly Mode
    1107 Resolved, Hidden, Lightweight And Suppressed
    1108 Speedpak
    1109 Systems Options Overview


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