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SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal - Sketch-driven Enclosure Assembly Design

by Chris Scarlett

Design a sheet metal enclosure for a previously-built part, and place the part into the enclosure using SOLIDWORKS. You'll learn about design, in-context relations, interference detection and more. Software required: SOLIDWORKS.

What you'll learn

Have you ever had to design an enclosure out of sheet metal, but you needed it to fit around a part you already built? If so, SOLIDWORKS: Sketch Driven Sheet Metal Assembly Design is the perfect course for you. The course will cover the creation of a portion of an electrical enclosure to house equipment for assembly line processing machines; in it, you will design and manipulate the enclosure to fit your original part. First, you'll learn how to insert the existing part. Next, you'll establish in-context relations on the existing part. Finally, you'll cover interference detection and how it affects your design process. When you're finished with this SOLIDWORKS course, you'll not only know the tools associated with this SOLIDWORKS project, but you'll also have the ability to solve these kinds of problems down the road. Software required: SOLIDWORKS.

Table of contents

Course Overview
Introduction to the Course - In-context Assembly Tour

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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