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SolidWorks Advanced Surfacing


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The SolidWorks Surfacing course teaches you how to build freeform shapes using SolidWorks mechanical design automation software.

Course details and prerequisites:

Duration: 2 Days
Type: Instructor Led
Level: Advanced


  • Mechanical or Industrial design experience
  • Attended the SolidWorks Essentials or equivalent level of knowledge
  • Attended the SolidWorks Part Modeling course
After the training you will be able to:
  • Create complex surface designs using Loft and Sweep
  • Repair imorted geometry using SolidWorks Surfacing tools
  • Use surfaces to help you create complex parts
  • Use a master part to create different versions of your design







Course Outline

Lesson : Understand Surfaces

  • Solids and Surfaces
  • Working with Surface Bodies
  • Why Use Surfaces?
  • Continuity Explained
  • Workflow with Surfaces

Lesson : Introduction to Surfacing

  • Similarities between Solid and Surface Modeling
  • Basic Surfacing

Lesson : Solid-Surface Hybrid Modeling

  • Hybrid Modeling
  • Using surfaces to Modify Solids
  • Interchanging Between Solids and Surfaces
  • Performance Implications
  • Surfaces as Construction Geometry
  • Making Copies of Faces

Lesson : Advanced Surface Modeling

  • Ruled Surfaces
  • Lofting Surfaces
  • Modeling the Lower Half
  • Conclusion
  • Design Changes

Lesson : Blends and Patches

  • Complex Blends
  • Smoothing Patches
  • Freeform Feature
  • Corner Blends

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