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Three-Dimensional Modeling (Using SolidWorks)
Winter Quarter 2018
 
 
Instructional Videos 
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Video 31, Online SolidWorks - Create Flowing Tubular Shapes – Lofts – Fuselage and Wings with Rounded Ends. In this video you will learn how to create tubular shapes using the Lofted Boss/Base Feature to create structures like a plane fuselage including rounded ends (using Sketch Point profile sketches and Guide Curves). 

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Video 32, Online SolidWorks - Pack and Go – Package Assemblies and Drawings, in a Compact Zip File. Pack up your Assembly and Drawing, files along with all of their parts and peripherals into a compact a zip file for easy transfer.  No file left behind.

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Video 33, Online SolidWorks - Create a Fan with Blades or Similar Form - Solid & Surface Lofts & Pattern.  In this video we will show you how to create a fan blade and with a pattern, populate that blade about a center axis using both a simple solid loft (Lofted Boss/Base) and in comparison a Surface Loft with a Thickness and the advantages of each.  We will also delve into how to create some of the loft profile sketches using various Sketch Entities.

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Video 34, Online SolidWorks - (Optional) Convert a Part with Bends into a Sheet Metal Part - with a Flat Pattern.  In this video we will show you some basics on how to convert a part that resembles something that can be made out of sheet metal and convert it into a Sheet Metal part in SolidWorks. 

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Video 36, Online SolidWorks - Create a Design Table – Automating your Configurations - Short Tour.  In this video we will have a short lesson on how to create a Design Table, on a simple SolidWorks part file.  A Design Table allows for the easy management and the generation of new Part Configurations by copying and modifying cell values in an embedded Excel spread sheet. 

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Video 37, Online SolidWorks - The Versatile Rib Feature, The Quick and Easy – Down and Out Feature.  In this video we will apply the versatile Rib Feature, the quick and easy – down and out feature.  With a minimal amount of sketch geometry, typically lines and arcs, and underdefined at first, you can concurrently extend a line to existing model surfaces and at 90 degrees to that line, add a thickness to it and extrude that line up or down to the next surface it encounters.  It’s Down and Out - Quick and Easy. 

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Video 38, Online SolidWorks - Sketch “Text” - Apply Stylish Embossed or Debossed Text to your Part.  In this video we will show you how to add embossed or debossed lettering to your SolidWorks part model.  Applications may include the creation of logos or marketing materials or for the incorporation of information such as for part numbers that will be incorporate onto the part in the fabrication process. 

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HP Fusion Printer - Demo Video - prize for the Week 7 WDE model Mania contest winner.

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