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Onshape Essentials: Revolves, Sweeps, and Lofts

by Jason Durfee

Creating non-geometric shapes in CAD can be simple. This course will show you how to use the revolve, sweep, and loft features in the CAD software Onshape through building a multi-part electrical controller. Required Software: Onshape.

What you'll learn

Knowing how to construct non-geometric, manufacturable shapes in CAD is essential since not all designs are rectangular boxes. This course, Onshape Essentials: Revolves, Sweeps, and Lofts, will teach you how to create shapes in Onshape that can't be bound by four corners. The Revolve, Sweep, and Loft features are powerful tools used to construct these non-geometric shapes, and you'll learn to use them here. Through this course you will also build a multi-part electrical controller that has complex wire routings and transitions. Finally, you will construct intricate features combining the skills learned in each module. In the end, your knowledge gained from this course will allow you to be a more accomplished and valued CAD designer. Required Software: Onshape.

About the author

Jason Durfee is a mechanical engineer with over 20 years in the automotive industry and enjoys using CAD. He has worked with many different CAD systems including Onshape, Solidworks, UG, Ideas, and several proprietary systems.

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