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Executing an In-context Assembly Design in SolidWorks

by Chris Scarlett

Throughout this tutorial we'll dive into how to execute an in-context assembly design approach in SolidWorks. Software required: SolidWorks 2012 .

What you'll learn

Throughout this tutorial we'll dive into how to execute an in-context assembly design approach in SolidWorks. That assembly will use a sketch part on top of the FeatureManager tree to drive all of the parts and their associated features. This concept makes it easy to create and manage generalized modeling relationships, so when modifications are needed they can be accomplished quickly with fewer errors and timely rebuilds. Software required: SolidWorks 2012 .

About the author

Chris Scarlett is a teacher and designer with 14 years of experience in Computer Aided Design program at various schools, a regional engineering firm, and for many of his own clients. He is extremely proficient in AutoCAD, Revit Architecture and SolidWorks. Many of his students describe their experiences in his project oriented classes as being efficient, effective and productive. A leader in his department at Central Washington University in "flipping" his teaching methods, he posts his classro... more

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