SOLIDWORKS Advanced Part Modeling
2 day training course, $799

Advanced Part Modeling teaches you how to use multibody solids, sweeping and lofting features, and the more advanced shaping capabilities of SOLIDWORKS. 

Recommended Prerequisites:
- Attended SOLIDWORKS Essentials or equivalent level of knowledge
- At least one month of experience using the software

SolidWorks Advanced Part Modeling Training

The topics covered in this course are: 

About This Course
Using this Book
Windows 7
Use of Color
Hide/Show Tree Items 

Lesson 1: Multibody Design Techniques
Multibody Solids
Multibody Techniques
Introducing: Solid Bodies Folder
Feature Scope
Patterning Bodies
Tool Body
Introducing: Insert Part
Introducing: Move/Copy Bodies
Combining Bodies
Introducing: Combine
Indent Feature

Lesson 2: Saving Solid Bodies
Introducing: Delete Body
Using Cut to Create Multibodies
Saving Solid Bodies as Parts and Assemblies
Introducing: Insert into New Part
Introducing: Save Bodies
Splitting a Part into Multibodies
Introducing: Split
Creating an Assembly
Using Split Part with Legacy Data
Modeling for Rapid Tooling 

Lesson 3: Sketching with Splines
Sketching Splines
Introducing: Spline
Introducing: Show Curvature Combs
Sketch Picture

Lesson 4: Introduction to Sweeping
Sweep with Guide Curves
Sweep Options
Sweep with Guide Curves
Dome Feature
Introducing: SelectionManager 

Lesson 5: Working with Curves
Sweeping Along a 3D Path
3D Sketching
Introducing: Helix and Spiral
Introducing: Projected Curve
Introducing: Composite Curve
Introducing: Fit Spline
Applying the Label to the Bottle
Modeling Threads
Sketch Blocks
Equation Driven Curves
Introducing: Split Line 

Lesson 6: Advanced Sweeping
Orientation and Twist Control
Align with End Faces
Sweeping Along Model Edges
Sweeping a Tool Body 

Lesson 7: Boundary Feature and Lofting
Why Lofts and Boundary Features?
How Lofting and Boundary Work
Boundary Feature vs Loft
Introducing: Boundary Feature
Using Derived and Copied Sketches
Copying a Sketch
Derived Sketches
Introducing: Insert Derived Sketch
2-Direction Boundary Feature
Layout Sketches
Centerline Lofting
Introducing: Split Entities
Cleaning Up a Model
Introducing: Delete Face
Introducing: Deviation Analysis 

Lesson 8: Other Advanced Tools
Advanced Fillets
Analyzing Geometry
Introducing: Display Curvature
Intersection Curves
Zebra Stripes
Wrap Feature
Deform Feature
Introducing: Knit Surface
Move Face and Delete Face
Introducing: Move Face
Performance Considerations