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SolidWorks Advanced Assembly


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SolidWorks Assembly Modeling teaches you how to maximize your use of the assembly modeling capabilities of SolidWorks mechanical design automation software.

Course details and prerequisites:

Duration: 2 Days
Type: Instructor Led
Level: Intermediate


  • Mechanical or Industrial design experience
  • Attended the SolidWorks Essentials or equivalent level of knowledge
After the training you will be able to:
  • Create assemblies using bottom-up and top-down design approaches
  • Control and automate your assemblies with Microsoft Excel
  • Resolve assembly design problems
  • Better manage large assemblies and save time







Course Outline

Lesson : Advanced Mate Techniques

  • Advanced Mates
  • Adding Mate References
  • Design Library Parts
  • Capture Mate References
  • Create Property Manager
  • Smart Components
  • Advanced and Mechanical Mate Types
  • Summary: Inserting and Mating Components
  • Multiple Mate Mode
  • Using Copy with Mates

Lesson : Using Configurations with Assemblies

  • Using Configurations with Assemblies
  • Component Patterns
  • Using Configure Component
  • Creating Configurations Manually
  • Using Design Tables with Assemblies
  • Understanding Design Tables
  • Manipulating the Design Table
  • Derived Configurations

Lesson : Assembly Display States

  • Display States
  • Selection Tools for Display States

Lesson : Large Assemblies

  • Large Assemblies
  • Key Topics
  • Lightweight Components
  • Large Assembly Mode
  • Selective Open with Hide
  • Using Quick View / Selective Open
  • Tips for Faster Assemblies
  • Drawing Considerations
  • SolidWorks Explorer
  • Renaming Components

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