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Ergonomic Design in SOLIDWORKS

by Devin Sidell

In this SOLIDWORKS tutorial, we'll learn how to design for ergonomics by creating a video game controller.

What you'll learn

In this SOLIDWORKS tutorial, we'll learn how to design for ergonomics by creating a video game controller. Our project requires a comfortable grip, which in turn demands organic and undulating shapes to be modeled. To accomplish this, we'll utilize complex surfacing techniques in order to achieve these organic forms. Advanced surfacing is highly sought after in the product design industry and this tutorial will help build your surfacing skills and make your amazing sketches a reality. By the end of this SOLIDWORKS training, you'll have learned how to model complex shapes for products that will produce a pain-free experience for the end user.

About the author

Devin spends most of his time outdoors in the hills and fields of Chester County, PA, where he has grown to love the simplicity and beauty of nature. Which, in turn, sparked a need to create new things and solve problems creatively. In order to pursue his dream of becoming a creative professional, he decided to leave the country-side and travel to the big city of Philadelphia. Devin attended The University of the Arts for Industrial Design, and was granted multiple awards for his work while ther... more

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