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SOLIDWORKS Essentials - In-depth Drawings

by Ron Grover

This course focuses on the drawing creation process from start to finish in SOLIDWORKS. You will learn tools, concepts, and tips for creating better drawings in less time. Software required: SOLIDWORKS 2016.

What you'll learn

Drawings are the way to communicate your designs to the world. They provide the ability to express as much information as you need to communicate clearly and efficiently. In this course, SOLIDWORKS Essentials - In-depth Drawings, you will explore how drawings are produced in SOLIDWORKS. In the scenario for this course, you have been tasked with detailing a piece of engineering history, a small steam engine, so that it can be fabricated in today's manufacturing environment. First, you will be exploring the many SOLIDWORKS drawing tools, techniques, and the environment that will help create clearly communicated designs. Next, starting from scratch, you will be creating your own template and adding the needed drawing sheets. Finally, you will add views, dimensions, notes, properties, balloons, and tables to fully document and communicate the design. By the end of this course you'll know how to set up the software and document the design from start to finish using the tools and techniques in SOLIDWORKS. Software required: SOLIDWORKS 2016.

About the author

Ron Grover is an Applications Engineer and Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert (CSWE) based in Salt Lake City, Utah. He has over 18 years of experience as a design and mechanical drafter and has worked in the foam (EPS) fabrication, architectural building products, pre-cast, and oil, and gas industries. Ron has over 20 SOLIDWORKS Certifications including Certified Enterprise PDM Administrator and Certified Instructor. Ron has a BS degree in Technology Management and has a Six Sigma Green Belt.

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